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Defense: Man charged with killing mother at sea competent

May. 27, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A public defender for the 28-year-old man charged with killing his mother at sea in a plot to inherit millions of dollars said Friday the defense believes Nathan Carman is competent. A federal judge in Vermont held a status conference to ask lawyers on both...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 27, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Bangor Daily News. May 26, 2022. Editorial: An avoidable mistake will cost the University of Maine System, in terms of money and credibility It’s human nature not to want to share bad news. However, it should also be well understood that bad news can’t be hidden...

Nearly 6 years later, man indicted in mother's death at sea

May. 26, 2022 01:23 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The circumstantial evidence against Nathan Carman had been lying in plain sight for years before his surprising indictment and arrest this month on allegations he killed his mother at sea off New England in a plot to inherit millions of dollars. Federal...

Dad arraigned in 2016 death of daughter injured as baby

May. 25, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A Tennessee man has pleaded not guilty to second degree murder in the 2016 death of his teenaged daughter who Vermont State Police say was originally injured when she was an infant in 2001. Jason Roberts, 44, was arraigned Monday in Orleans County court and...

2 more charged in 2018 kidnapping of Vermont man found dead

May. 25, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two more men have been arrested in connection with the 2018 kidnapping of a man later found shot to death in a snowbank in Barnet, Vermont. Serhat Gumrukcu, 39, of Los Angeles, and Berk Eratay, 35, of Las Vegas, were arrested Tuesday on charges of...

Man charged with threatening to kill judge, attorneys

May. 24, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former Chittenden County man has been arraigned on charges accusing him of threatening to kill a state court judge, a defense attorney, and a state prosecutor and to sexually assault the prosecutor, according to the Vermont U.S. attorney's office. The...

Vail Resorts fined $27,000 after Stowe zip line death

May. 23, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Vail Resorts has been fined more than $27,000 for safety violations after a Stowe Mountain Resort employee was thrown from a zip line ride and died last fall. Scott Lewis, 53, of Stowe, hit the anchoring platform that was holding the line and could not be revived...

3 goals in 5-minute recovery wins Premier League for City

May. 22, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City had been here before, losing at home and risking throwing away the title. Would the leaders choke like never before in the Premier League? The prospect of a first-ever changing of the lead on the final day was growing...

Burlington man dies at Bolton swimming hole

May. 22, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — A 21-year-old man died at a swimming hole in Bolton, state police said Saturday. Cody Surprise, of Burlington, jumped from a lock ledge into a pool of water at the Bolton Potholes on Saturday afternoon and didn't resurface, police said. His body was found about...

NBC has all scenarios covered for Championship Sunday

May. 21, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

With the Premier League title race coming down to the final day of matches, NBC is pulling out all the stops in its coverage of Championship Sunday. To ensure the network is covered in case Manchester City or Liverpool win the title, it's top announcing team will be in Manchester and...