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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

Vt. Man Charged With 39 Counts of Burglaries

Vt. Man Charged With 39 Counts of Burglaries

A Vermont man accused of committing 39 burglaries in the span of two years was arrested Tuesday, according to state police. Travis Despain, 27, allegedly burglarized several businesses, churches, schools,...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Vermont Man Facing Charges for Shooting Son

Vermont Man Facing Charges for Shooting Son

Vermont State Police say a Goshen man is accused of shooting his son several times.

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Police: 87-Year-Old Woman Shot Outside Her Home Dies

Police: 87-Year-Old Woman Shot Outside Her Home Dies

Vermont State Police say an 87-year-old woman who was hit by what appeared to be a bullet outside her Tunbridge home has died at the hospital. Edith Whitney, who was hospitalized on Saturday night and underwent...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Police: Woman Called 911 About Husband Before Death

Police: Woman Called 911 About Husband Before Death

A Vermont woman called 911 to say her husband was pointing a gun at her while he was drinking before she was found dead, state police said.

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018

Stained-Glass Window Vandalized at Vermont Church

Stained-Glass Window Vandalized at Vermont Church

Police in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom are looking for tips that can help them catch a church vandal. Someone hurled an empty malt liquor bottle through a stained-glass window at St.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

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

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

2 Vt. Troopers Suspended After Empty Building Burns

2 Vt. Troopers Suspended After Empty Building Burns

Vermont State Police have suspended a second trooper as they investigate the circumstances of a fire that destroyed an unoccupied building on the property of another trooper.

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

State's Attorney: State Troopers Justified in Fatal Shooting

State's Attorney: State Troopers Justified in Fatal Shooting

A Vermont state's attorney has ruled state troopers were justified in fatally shooting a standoff suspect last fall.

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

Police: Possible Ricin Exposure at Retirement Community

Police: Possible Ricin Exposure at Retirement Community

Vermont State Police say they and the FBI are investigating possible exposure to the deadly toxin ricin at a retirement housing community in the town of Shelburne.

Monday, Nov 6, 2017

Man Accused of Stabbing Woman, Trying to Stab 3-Year-Old

Man Accused of Stabbing Woman, Trying to Stab 3-Year-Old

A Vermont judge ordered a sanity evaluation for a teenager accused of stabbing a woman in the chest, and attempting to attack the woman’s 3-year-old child.

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