Vermont - NECN
Vermont

Vermont

The latest news from around the state

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:35 PM EST

Man’s Death Spotlights Winter Struggles of Homeless

Man’s Death Spotlights Winter Struggles of Homeless

Suad Teocanin was found dead not far from the shelter where he was staying.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 06:05 PM EST

Police: Man Shot Dead Behind School Was Armed With BB Gun

Police: Man Shot Dead Behind School Was Armed With BB Gun

The suspected robber threatened officers with a realistic-looking handgun-style BB gun, police said Wednesday

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 09:36 PM EST

Police Shoot and Kill Robbery Suspect Behind Vt. High School

Police Shoot and Kill Robbery Suspect Behind Vt. High School

Montpelier High School was placed on lockdown during a police standoff that left a 32-year-old suspect in an armed bank robbery dead.

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 06:53 PM EST

Ice Jam Flooding Wreaks Havoc in Vermont

Ice Jam Flooding Wreaks Havoc in Vermont

Several dozen people were evacuated when the Missisquoi River overflowed its banks in Swanton, Vermont.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:21 AM EST

Vt. Gov. Scott Says He Plans to Sign Marijuana Bill

Vt. Gov. Scott Says He Plans to Sign Marijuana Bill

Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott says he plans to sign a bill that will legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but he hasn't decided yet if he will do it publicly.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 12:30 PM EST

Police Still Searching for Suspects in Man's Shooting Death

Police Still Searching for Suspects in Man's Shooting Death

Vermont State Police still have no suspects in the shooting death of a man whose body was found partially covered in snow on the side of a road.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 03:21 PM EST

Vermont Poised to Enact Legal Marijuana Through Legislature

Vermont Poised to Enact Legal Marijuana Through Legislature

Vermont is poised to become the first state in the country to approve the recreational use of marijuana by an act of the Legislature rather than through a citizen referendum.

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 07:11 PM EST

Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Busted for Drugs Arrested Again

Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Busted for Drugs Arrested Again

The parents of a top Vermont prosecutor arrested last month in Nebraska with 60 pounds of marijuana they said they planned to give as Christmas presents have been arrested again.

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 04:25 PM EST

PD: Man Found Dead in Snowbank Was Shot in Head, Chest

PD: Man Found Dead in Snowbank Was Shot in Head, Chest

Vermont State Police are treating the death of a man found in a snowbank over the weekend as a homicide, saying preliminary autopsy results showed he was shot multiple times in the head and chest.

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 03:06 PM EST

New Gender Option Could Come to Vermont Licenses

New Gender Option Could Come to Vermont Licenses

Vermont residents who don't identify as male or female may soon be able to choose another gender on their licenses.