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Oct 7, 2018

VT Prison Guard Accused of Using Marker to Smuggle Drugs

VT Prison Guard Accused of Using Marker to Smuggle Drugs

Federal prosecutors say a prison guard used magic markers to hide drugs he smuggled into the Northern State Correctional Facility in Vermont.

May 11, 2018

Program Aims to Boost Bonds Between Kids and Moms in Prison

Program Aims to Boost Bonds Between Kids and Moms in Prison

An initiative through a Vermont nonprofit aims to strengthen the bonds between mothers and their kids, while the moms are serving prison sentences.

Apr 18, 2017

UVM to Offer College Courses to Prison Inmates

UVM to Offer College Courses to Prison Inmates

The University of Vermont and the Vermont Department of Corrections are teaming up to offer official introductory-level college courses to select prison inmates.

Jun 25, 2016

Vermont College to Participate in Prison Education Program

Vermont College to Participate in Prison Education Program

Vermont College to Participate in Prison Education Program

Nov 13, 2015

Prison Escapee Admits to Charges in Daring Breakout

Prison Escapee Admits to Charges in Daring Breakout

A convicted killer serving life behind bars when he staged a daring escape from a maximum-security prison has pleaded guilty to criminal charges for the breakout.

Aug 20, 2015

Recaptured Prison Escapee Appears in Court

Recaptured Prison Escapee Appears in Court

David Sweat was charged with breaking out of a maximum-security prison in New York in June.

Jul 9, 2015

Vt. to Search Corrections Workers at Prisons

Vt. to Search Corrections Workers at Prisons

The new rule is expected to start later this month, and is aimed at further reducing the flow of drugs into prisons.

Jun 22, 2015

Discovery Prompts New Searches for Escaped Killers

Discovery Prompts New Searches for Escaped Killers

The manhunt for Richard Matt and David Sweat is now in its third week

Jun 15, 2015

New York Prison Escapees Still on the Run

New York Prison Escapees Still on the Run

Monday, the alleged accomplice of escaped prisoners Richard Matt and David Sweat appeared in court.

Jun 12, 2015

Drunk Man Lied That Girlfriend Housed Escaped Killers: Cops

Drunk Man Lied That Girlfriend Housed Escaped Killers: Cops

A Vermont man has been arrested after calling police and falsely telling them his girlfriend allowed two convicted murders who escaped from prison in New York to sleep in the basement of their apartment.

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