- Vermont to collect unused, expired prescription drugs Updated: Apr-30-16 8:23 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermonters are encouraged to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
- Police: Man charged with hate crime after threatening woman Updated: Apr-29-16 5:14 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont police say a Burlington man is charged with a hate crime after they say he pointed what appeared to be a gun at woman wearing a hijab and called her a terrorist.
- Convicted ex-Colchester officer requests no prison time Updated: Apr-28-16 4:31 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A former police officer convicted of stealing items from the Colchester Police Department's evidence locker in 2014 is asking a federal court judge to spare him from jail time.
- Man pleads no contest to giving minority women KKK fliers Updated: Apr-27-16 7:38 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A white man accused of distributing Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers to two minority women in Vermont has pleaded no contest to charges of disorderly conduct.
- Burlington officials urged to OK mall redevelopment plan Updated: Apr-26-16 3:11 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Proponents of a plan to redevelop the site of the Burlington Town Center mall are urging city officials to give it their approval.
- UVM lab hosts volunteers assisting in Ecuador relief effort Updated: Apr-26-16 4:44 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - While humanitarian workers descended upon Ecuador after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the country, volunteers were busy helping relief efforts at a University of Vermont computer lab.
- Mother of mentally ill man shot by Winooski cop files suit Updated: Apr-26-16 4:43 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The mother of a mentally ill man shot by a Winooski police officer in 2013 has filed suit against the northwest Vermont city and the now former officer.
- Ex-Vermont selectman pleads guilty to federal drug charge Updated: Apr-25-16 5:28 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A former Vermont selectman has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge and has agreed to forfeit $75,000 before he is sentenced later this year.
- Police: SUV collides with bicyclist in Burlington Updated: Apr-25-16 4:21 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Police are investigating after a bicyclist was injured in a collision with a sport utility vehicle in Burlington over the weekend.
- Without a referendum, Vermont may lag in push to OK pot Updated: Apr-24-16 9:46 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The cartoon joint, bruised and battered to represent a bill to legalize marijuana in Vermont, laments that "they're gutting me in the House." A smoother, happier joint, representing Massachusetts, replies, "Dude, I'm serious! You gotta try a hit of this citizen's initiative stuff!"
- Police ID men involved in crash near Endicott College Updated: Apr-23-16 4:42 pm
BEVERLY, Massachusetts - Police have identified a man who died and another who was injured in an overnight car crash near Endicott College.
- About 35 Vermont Air Guard members due back from Florida Updated: Apr-23-16 8:28 am
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - About 35 civil engineers from the Vermont Air National Guard are due to return to the state after an exercise in Florida.
- Vermont House starts, puts off debate on EB-5 emails Updated: Apr-22-16 3:58 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House will resume debate next week on the release of documents possibly related to an immigrant investor scandal.
- Vermont police faulted in trooper's heat death at gun range Updated: Apr-22-16 3:07 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont workplace safety officials say state police lacked the medical supplies needed to treat a trooper who died of heat-related injuries at a firing range.
- Bus drivers, company reach agreement on 5-year contract Updated: Apr-22-16 10:21 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Chittenden County bus drivers and the Green Mountain Transit Board of Commissioners have reached a new collective bargaining agreement, with the new, five-year contract starting July 1.
- Governor: Vermont homelessness down 28 percent in a year Updated: Apr-21-16 4:44 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - Homelessness in Vermont is down 28 percent in the last year and the state is working to ensure even more people have a place to live, said Gov. Peter Shumlin, who signed an executive order to increase access to affordable housing.
- Thousands puff for legal pot at 4/20 parties throughout US Updated: Apr-20-16 9:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Thousands sent up a cheer and a collective plume of marijuana smoke at the stroke of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
- UVM police say annual marijuana smoke-in on 4/20 has grown Updated: Apr-20-16 3:23 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - University of Vermont police are expecting several hundred students to gather for 4/20, an unsanctioned annual marijuana smoke-in on campus.
- Sanders returns to Vermont after losing New York primary Updated: Apr-20-16 4:39 am
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to his home state of Vermont just before polls closed in New York's presidential primary election.
- US grant of $20 million will study Lake Champlain resiliency Updated: Apr-18-16 2:51 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Scientists from a number of Vermont colleges and universities will be using a $20 million federal grant to study what makes some sections of the Lake Champlain watershed bounce back faster than others after extreme weather, officials announced Monday.
- Vermont Little League team heads to Cuba to play ball Updated: Apr-16-16 12:24 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A Little League team from Vermont is heading to Cuba to play ball for a week.
- Couple give largest single gift to University of Vermont Updated: Apr-15-16 3:04 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The University of Vermont is getting its largest one-time gift from a couple whose total contributions make them the most generous donors in the university's 225-year history.
- Vermont unemployment rate down tenth of a percent in March Updated: Apr-15-16 11:38 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate dropped one-tenth-of-one percent in March to 3.3 percent.
- Burlington police investigating recent overdose deaths Updated: Apr-15-16 4:09 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Police in Burlington are investigating two overdose deaths that occurred over a three-week span in the northwest Vermont city.
- Longtime head of Vermont teachers union set to retire Updated: Apr-15-16 4:07 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Officials say Joel Cook, the longtime head of the Vermont teachers union, plans to step down from the post at the end of the year.