- Vermont officials grow concerned over transportation funding Updated: Jun-28-15 11:44 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Amid mounting concerns that Congress won't pass a long-term federal transportation bill this year, Vermont state officials have developed a contingency plan to make sure projects stay on schedule.
- Near majority in Vermont Senate would oust McAllister Updated: Jun-28-15 8:59 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Fourteen of state Sen. Norm McAllister's 29 Senate colleagues say they would vote to expel him from that body based on what they know now about the criminal sex charges he is facing, an Associated Press survey of senators found.
- Vermont health exchange critics urge state to go federal Updated: Jun-27-15 3:35 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A ruling this week by the U.S. Supreme Court has renewed calls from critics of Vermont Health Connect to abandon the state's troubled health care exchange and move onto the federal exchange.
- Vermont State Police, National Guard in joint bomb training Updated: Jun-27-15 8:58 am
JERICHO, Vermont - Vermont State Police bomb squad members and personnel from the Vermont Air National Guard Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team have been engaging in some joint training.
- Welch skips race for governor, will seek return to Congress Updated: Jun-26-15 5:09 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Congressman Peter Welch announced Friday that he's passing up a possible campaign for governor in 2016 and will seek re-election to the U.S. House, opening the field for other Democratic candidates.
- State that took big step toward marriage equality lauds win Updated: Jun-26-15 4:50 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Anyone who thinks the U.S. Supreme Court threw out centuries of discrimination on Friday with its decision to allow gay marriage in all 50 states might appreciate what Nina Beck and Stacy Jolles were up to a couple hours after the decision came down.
- Panel puts off review of Vermont inmate deaths Updated: Jun-25-15 5:35 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Legislature's Corrections Oversight Committee came in for some criticism Thursday over its decision not to look immediately into the recent deaths of three prison inmates.
- Vermont House panel to assess health exchange over summer Updated: Jun-24-15 1:48 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A legislative committee will meet this summer to examine whether the state should pursue an alternative to its health care exchange.
- Chittenden County state's attorney next attorney general? Updated: Jun-22-15 5:17 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan will once again be seeking the Democratic nomination for state attorney general in 2016.
- Vermont State Police send tactical team to New York Updated: Jun-22-15 4:14 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - About 20 members of the Vermont State Police are in New York state helping with the search for two prisoners who escaped from a maximum security prison in northern New York more than two weeks ago.
- Car slowing for deer in Vermont rear-ended by second car Updated: Jun-21-15 10:47 am
THETFORD, Vermont - Vermont state police say two people were injured when one car slowed to avoid hitting a deer and was rear-ended by a car behind him.
- Vermont cop, ex-corrections official recall '99 prison break Updated: Jun-19-15 8:26 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - On a late spring day 16 years ago, dozens of Vermont State Police troopers, correctional officers, sheriff's deputies and others fanned out across the woods of Newport looking for two men missing from the Northern State Correctional Facility.
- Vermont lawmakers to spend $300k on education study Updated: Jun-17-15 4:29 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Legislature, following a fierce debate over education reform, is set to spend $300,000 for an "adequacy study" on the cost of public schools.
- Rutland to appeal solar project Updated: Jun-16-15 5:11 pm
RUTLAND, Vermont - The legal battle over a proposed 2.3-megawatt solar field in Rutland will continue in Vermont Supreme Court.
- Officials: Blaze damages Vermont home, homeowner injured Updated: Jun-12-15 6:35 pm
WILLISTON, Vermont - Vermont state police say a man has suffered severe smoke inhalation in a fire that largely destroyed his Williston home.
- Man wanted for murder in Vermont believed dead in Kansas Updated: Jun-11-15 1:09 am
WINDSOR, Vermont - Authorities say a Vermont murder suspect is believed to have died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following a high-speed chase in Kansas.
- Vermont authorities on alert for 2 escaped inmates Updated: Jun-08-15 7:58 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont State Police and the Grand Isle County Sheriff's Department are on heightened alert for two escaped murderers from a maximum security prison near Plattsburgh, New York, although authorities say the two have no known ties to the state.
- Man treated after accidentally shooting himself in Vermont Updated: Jun-07-15 2:52 am
SEARSBURG, Vermont - Vermont State Police say a man is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries he suffered after accidentally shooting himself in the leg while on a camping trip in Searsburg.
- 1 of 3 women to accuse Vermont senator in assault case dies Updated: Jun-01-15 5:47 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A woman listed in court documents as one of three victims in a sexual assault case against a Vermont state senator has died.
- State police officer crashes into guardrails in heavy rain Updated: Jun-01-15 2:07 pm
MIDDLESEX, Vermont - Vermont State Police say one of their officers is fine after his car struck some guardrails along Interstate 89 in Middlesex during heavy rain.
- State police, park ranger, assist stranded hiker Updated: May-31-15 9:43 am
ELMORE, Vermont - Vermont state police and a park ranger came to the rescue of a female hiker who was stranded in severe weather on Elmore Mountain.