- 3-year-old dies after found in stream behind daycare Updated: Feb-13-16 8:57 am
WATERBURY CENTER, Vermont - Vermont State Police say a 3-year-old has died after the child was found floating in a partially frozen stream behind a Waterbury Center daycare.
- Black Vermont residents talk up Bernie Sanders at statehouse Updated: Feb-12-16 4:43 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders may be about to hit a "black firewall" in South Carolina, as one Vermont activist on race issues put it Friday, but support for him appears to run deep in Vermont's tiny black community.
- Vermont governor hits stay on Clean Power Plan Updated: Feb-10-16 3:03 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is criticizing the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to stay President Barack Obama's "clean power plan." Shumlin also is stepping up his calls for the state pension funds to divest themselves of coal company stocks.
- Keene Medical to pay Vermont more than $460K in settlement Updated: Feb-09-16 10:47 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont attorney general's office says Keene Medical Products, Inc. of Enfield, New Hampshire, will pay more than $460,000 to settle potential claims that it received improper payments from the Vermont Medicaid Program.
- Teen advocates to rally against e-cigarettes at State House Updated: Feb-09-16 4:20 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Teen advocates will march to the Vermont State House in Montpelier this week as part of an effort to let lawmakers know about the dangers of e-cigarettes to lawmakers.
- Vermont attorney general drops probe of environmentalist Updated: Feb-08-16 5:26 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The state attorney general's office has dropped its criminal investigation into whether an environmental activist operated as a lawyer without a law license in her advocacy for critics of large-scale wind and solar power projects before state regulators.
- Driver dies in Interstate 91 crash, car flips over Updated: Feb-08-16 2:10 pm
COVENTRY, Vermont - Vermont State Police say a driver has died after she lost control of her car on northbound Interstate 91 in Coventry and it flipped over.
- Correction: Vermont Lawmaker-Sex Charges story Updated: Feb-08-16 10:34 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - In a story Feb. 5 about the upcoming sex-assault trial of suspended Vermont state Sen. Norman McAllister, The Associated Press reported erroneously on who had given rides home to one of the alleged victims. Defense attorney Brooks McArthur said one of the potential witnesses had given the rides, not that McArthur had done so.
- GOP gubernatorial candidates to face off in forum Updated: Feb-07-16 8:36 am
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce is planning to hear from the two declared Republican candidates for governor of Vermont on the future of the state's economy.
- Vermont restricting domestic abusers' access to guns Updated: Feb-06-16 9:38 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The need to protect potential victims in domestic violence cases helped lead the Vermont Legislature, which traditionally has been reluctant to restrict gun ownership, to take first steps toward making it harder for people with violent histories to get firearms.
- Vermont lawmaker pleads not guilty to DUI charges Updated: Feb-05-16 4:11 am
BARRE, Vermont - A Vermont lawmaker has pleaded not guilty to charges he drove under the influence on his way to Barre last month.
- Police: Cat burglar enters Vermont family's home, takes pet Updated: Feb-04-16 10:43 am
TROY, Vermont - Vermont State Police have arrested a 54-year-old man in connection with taking a cat from a home.
- Vermont Senate gives final approval to paid sick leave Updated: Feb-04-16 4:01 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate has given final approval to a bill requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to workers.
- Vermont's Matt Dunne is done at Google Updated: Feb-03-16 5:00 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Democratic Vermont gubernatorial candidate Matt Dunne says he's left his job with tech giant Google to focus on the 2016 campaign.
- Vermont State Police to discuss attorney general with feds Updated: Jan-27-16 6:10 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont State Police are going to be meeting with federal officials to determine if an investigation is warranted into the campaign finance activities of state Attorney General William Sorrell.
- University of Vermont seeks $44 million in state funding Updated: Jan-27-16 5:11 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The University of Vermont is seeking more than $44 million in state funding for fiscal year 2017, with the president telling legislative committees that the school is at a competitive disadvantage in attracting the best students and faculty compared to peer institutions that have received state funding increases.
- Long-time clerk of the Vermont House Don Milne dies at 81 Updated: Jan-25-16 6:33 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Donald Milne, a long-time clerk of the Vermont House who started working at the Montpelier Statehouse in 1960, has died. He was 81.
- Driver collides with ambulance carrying patient in Lunenburg Updated: Jan-25-16 4:52 am
LUNENBURG, Vermont - No injuries were reported after a 55-year-old woman pulled out of a driveway and crashed into a passing ambulance carrying a patient in northeastern Vermont.
- Vermont state police clock Massachusetts man driving 102 mph Updated: Jan-24-16 11:53 am
GUILFORD, Vermont - Vermont state police say they clocked and issued a citation to a Massachusetts man driving 102 mph on Interstate 91 in Guilford.
- Massachusetts man killed in fatal 1-car crash in Vermont Updated: Jan-24-16 9:35 am
LONDONDERRY, Vermont - Vermont state police say a Massachusetts driver was killed when his car struck a large tree in Londonderry.
- Police: Driver hits gazebo featured in Chevy Chase movie Updated: Jan-23-16 3:26 pm
TOWNSHEND, Vermont - Vermont state police say a drunken driver drove across a town common and struck a gazebo that was featured in the 1988 Chevy Chase movie "Funny Farm."
- Report: No sanctions for Vermont attorney general Updated: Jan-22-16 3:35 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A report detailing findings of an investigation into alleged illegal campaign finance activity by Vermont's longest-serving attorney general does not recommend any sanctions or penalties against him.
- Key Vermont lawmaker on legalization bill: No to homegrown Updated: Jan-22-16 3:05 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A state where a large cadre of home brewers coexists with a booming microbrew industry won't soon have an analogous situation with marijuana, if a key Vermont lawmaker gets his way.
- Trooper uninjured in crash Updated: Jan-22-16 5:01 am
MORETOWN, Vermont - A Vermont state trooper was uninjured when her vehicle went off the road and rolled onto its side in Moretown.
- Vermont governor: Increase fees on doctors, mutual funds Updated: Jan-21-16 6:02 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin on Thursday unveiled a $1.53 billion general fund budget for the upcoming fiscal year that calls for new or higher fees on independent doctors and dentists as well as mutual funds, and strengthens security at state buildings following the August murder of a child protection worker.