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Mississippi officials investigate toddler found dead in oven
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said.
Police: Washington man had 21 grams of heroin
BARRE — A Washington man is accused of possessing a large amount of heroin.Richard E. Haldane, 29, pleaded not guilty Monday in Washington County criminal court to a felony count of heroin possession. If convicted, Haldane faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. He was released on conditions
Police identify man found dead of gunshot wounds in Concord
The body of Michael Pimental, 37, of Waterford, Vermont, was found by a property owner at the edge of his driveway.
Warrant issued for woman accused of L&L
BARRE — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Barre woman accused of having sexual contact with a child.Crystal Blair, 38, failed to show up to her arraignment Thursday in Washington County criminal court in Barre on a felony count of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. If convicted, Blair f
Police continue homicide investigation after man found dead along driveway
"She did all the lawn work. She did all the errands and did all the running around. He was supposed to be a mechanic, but I never see him working on nothing," Ash said.
Man Killed By Multiple Gunshots Found In NEK
Vermont State Police Trooper Casey Ross guards the Crime Scene Command Post along Victory Road in Concord Monday morning near the scene where a man’s body was found. (Photo by Todd Wellington)
Matthew Sylvester Exhibit Opens Oct. 31 at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon
Sylvester, who used to specialize in comics art, now is a freelance illustrator who creates book covers, movie posters, page illustrations and concept art.
Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven
Jones made an initial appearance Tuesday evening before a judge, who set bail at $500,000. Jones remained jailed and it wasn't immediately clear if she had a lawyer who could speak for her.
Act 250 challenge to hotel, garage project
MONTPELIER — A challenge has been filed against the Capital City’s request for a quick Act 250 environmental review of a proposed hotel and garage project in the downtown.Resident Alan Goldman, through a Montpelier law firm, has filed a Jurisdictional Opinion Request with the Act 250 District 5 Envi
Police: Dog attacks 2 people at housing complex
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Burlington say a dog attacked a 12-year-old girl and a woman at a housing complex.Audra GortontellsWCAX-TV she was in her apartment Saturday night when she heard screams. Gorton ran outside to find a Hawa Awyle being mauled by a dog.Gorton says she yelled at the dog
Cities scored on LGBTQ protections and support
BARRE — Montpelier and Barre scored below the national average in the latest Municipal Equality Index put out by the Human Rights Campaign and the Equality Federation Institute, while Rutland was slightly above average.The report, released last week, is a nationwide evaluation by the two advocacy gr
Vermont state police ID body found on rural road
CONCORD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police have identified the body found shot along a rural road in Concord and say they believe the shooting was drug related.Police say the body of 37-year-old Michael Pimental of Waterford was discovered at the edge of a driveway on Sunday. He died of multiple gunsh
Man finds body, police investigating death as suspicious
CONCORD, Vt. —State Police are investigating a man's death in Essex County, Vermont.Officers said they were called about 11:30 a.m. Sunday to a home in the 1500 block of Victory Road in the town of Concord.AdvertisementA property owner called 911 after finding a man's body along the wooded edge of h
Boat crash defendant charged with DWI
QUEENSBURY -- A woman who was one of five passengers on the boat that caused the 2016 fatal boat crash on Lake George was arrested Sunday on a driving while intoxicated charge, records show.Kristine C. Tiger, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was stopped on Quaker Road after state troopers saw her veer out o
A walk in their shoes
Sheila Thurston (left) of the Vermont Association for the Blind and visually impaired, leads a blindfolded Mayor Lucas Herring across Main Street in Barre on Monday during White Cane Awareness Day. The annual event started during the Johnson administration in 1964, helping to raise awareness of the
Council asked to waive decades-old deed restrictions
Flanked by two churches — one that was well-established when the one-story, two-room school opened in 1878, and the other that was constructed more than a decade after the school’s second floor was added in 1884 — the brick building was sold to Rock of Ages with strings attached in 1945.
Cumberland Farms evacuated Saturday after drug deal gone wrong
MANCHESTER, NH– A police confrontation with a Weare man Saturday night suspected of buying drugs led to the evacuation of Cumberland Farms on Hanover Stret, after a bag of what police believe was fentanyl tore open, contaminating the officers, the suspect and the store.
Police: Man's body pulled from Lake Iroquois
Williston, Vt. - Williston Police tell LOCAL 22 & LOCAL 44 News, the body of a man in his mid-40's, was recovered from Lake Iroquois Monday night.
Vermont state representative candidate receives death threat
COLCHESTER, Vt. —Vermont State Police are investigating a death threat made against a candidate for the Vermont House of Representatives.Deserae Morin received a letter on Oct. 12 from someone threatening to rape and kill her.AdvertisementThe letter was made from newspaper clippings and letters cut
Black bear rising: State sees population, attacks soar
LYME — At first, Jason Bjornberg couldn’t make sense of what he was seeing in his yard. To him, it looked like a black mass was standing over his pet sheep Cream.“I thought maybe it was our other, black sheep (Cookies), but that didn’t make any sense ... But then I realized it was a black bear on to