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NY teen murder suspect appears in court
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX)The 14-year-old New York juvenile charged in last week's stabbing death of a West Chazy man appeared in court Friday.As Hunter Welch entered the courtroom Friday, family members began to cry. The judge in the case ordered no video or audio recording of the status conference d
'We are real people:' Parkland student survivors speak at sold-out Burlington event
Three survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, arrived to a sold-out talk on Friday evening in Burlington.
Boy denied bail in murder case
PLATTSBURGH — The 14-year-old Black Brook boy accused of stabbing a man to death was sent back to the Albany Juvenile Detention Center without bail, following the adjournment of his case Friday afternoon.Hunter Welch was charged Oct. 11 with second-degree murder in the death of Michael Zindler, 29,
Father, daughter deny heroin charges as Northeast Kingdom homicide probe presses on - VTDigger
A Vermont State Police crime investigator enters the Waterford home of homicide victim Michael Pimental and his girlfriend, Krystal Whitcomb on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Photo by Alan Keays/VTDigger
Heartbroken family of South Burlington man looking for answers after suspicious death in Costa Rica
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - When Thomas Cook's family learned that his body had been found in Costa Rica, it marked a bittersweet end to over a month of uncertainty.
Man sentenced to 10 years in prison on child porn charges
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who admitted to producing and possessing child pornography will serve 10 years in prison.The U.S. Attorney's office says 27-year-old Cody Clark was sentenced Thursday in Burlington after pleading guilty to charges. WCAX-TVreportsGoogle informed authorities that C
UVM students lend a hand in Burlington neighborhoods
A group of students will spread mulch in gardens, put in plants, and clean up Isham Street in Burlington. The program started in 2012 and since then the neighborhood has seen a 68 percent decrease in noise tickets, an 86 percent decrease in vandalism and a 60 percent decrease in break-ins, according
Burlington to do another round of smoke testing
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)Burlington city crews will be using smoke to find improper connections in the pipes Friday.The testing is focused on the South End and around Waterfront Park.Officials say the smoke is odorless and harmless.We're told no unusual results were found the first time they did the te
Vandals spray paint 'colonizers' on Church Street Marketplace mural
Those critical of the mural have argued it fails to recognize the Abenaki Native Americans, who settled in parts of what later became Vermont, and African Americans.
Burlington Police hold promotion ceremony
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)The Burlington Police Department is promoting some staff, and welcomed his new second in command.
Bristol man sentenced to 10 years for child porn
The U.S. Attorney's Office says Cody Clark, 27, was sentenced Thursday in Burlington after pleading guilty.
Are you owed cash? New York has $15.5B in unclaimed funds!
They include old bank accounts, stocks, life insurance, uncashed checks and gift cards.
Police seize cash, heroin as homicide probe continues in Northeast Kingdom - VTDigger
It marked the second day Vermont State Police detectives searched the Duck Pond Road residence as they seek to solve the mystery of who shot Pimental multiple times and left his body off a rural dirt road in Concord, about 15 miles from his Northeast Kingdom home, where it was discovered Sunday.
Home searched in connection to Concord, VT death investigation
On Thursday, Vermont State Police searched for evidence related to the shooting death of Michael Pimental, 37, at a home on Back Center Road in Lyndonville. Earlier that day, two people linked to him appeared in a Burlington federalcourt room answering to drug charges.
Three possible futures for Burlington's Memorial Auditorium
Food: Most of the space would be devoted to the Burlington Farmers Market (7,000 square feet) and a community/catering kitchen (2,000 square feet). Also in the plan: a street-facing café:
Burlington council votes to remove Church Street Marketplace mural
Burlington councilors voted Monday to approve a resolution requesting the city's arts committee consider moving "Everyone Loves a Parade!" mural by August 2022.
Williston police chief: Legal marijuana will mean more highway deaths, crime
JAY, Vt. -Williston Police Chief Patrick Foley says Vermont's law legalizing up to an ounce of marijuana will have a major impact on the state, from more impaired driving to increases in shoplifting and other theft.
Police identify man found dead in lake near his boat
WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police have released the name of the man found dead in Lake Iroquois in Williston.Crews were called to the scene Monday night and found the body of 45-year-old Kyle E. Ebbett of Essex, who was reported missing after he did not return from a fishing trip. Police sa
Court documents reveal drug connection with homicide victim
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)We are learning more about a homicide victim in the Northeast Kingdom, his ties to an alleged drug operation, and two people behind bars.Vermont State Police investigators combed for clues this week as to who killed 37-year-old Michael Pimental. They hope the answers may be at
Obituary for woman with opioid addiction sparks donations
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