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2 men admit to stealing Vermont state employees' information

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Officials say two men in Nigeria have admitted to stealing the personal information of hundreds of state employees in Vermont. Osariemen Isibor and Eneye Dania pleaded guilty at federal court in Rutland on Thursday in exchange for plea deals. Vermont Department of Taxes Commissio

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-23 14:46:31

Heroin sale leads to prison sentence

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Hampton man who sold heroin in Glens Falls last year has been sentenced to 4 years in state prison. Timothy J. Osgood Jr., 33, of Carvers Falls Road, pleaded guilty last month to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felo

POST-STAR - 2018-03-22 11:30:00

Good Samaritans roll burning car off of trapped driver in police-released video

Police dashcam caught the moment when strangers banded together to help a man who was trapped underneath his burning car. Westtown-East Goshen, PA police say, the driver crashed into the parking lot and flipped over. He was taken to a local hospital. USA TODAY Police are looking for the brave souls

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-03-22 16:51:46

Adults, too, ready to march

I will attend the March For Our Lives rally in Rutland on March 24, to support our local students and their peers in Parkland, Florida. These students may be asking themselves if we adults actually "care" about them and their future, more than our right to own, collect or stockpile not only hunting

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-23 02:30:00

Nigerians plead guilty to Vt. phishing scheme

RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) Two Nigerians have admitted to an online phishing scheme that snagged personal information from hundreds of Vermont state employees in 2016. Eneye Dania and Osariemen Isibor, both 31, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in Rutland federal court Thursday.

WCAX - 2018-03-23 18:22:00

Alleged car door slam nets felony charge

A Danby man is charged with slamming a car door on his sister-in-law's head. Steven L. Needham, 38, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Rutland criminal court to a single felony charge of aggravated assault. If convicted, he could face up to 15 years in prison. He was freed on the condition he stay 20 f


State rep vows to continue anti-trafficking effort

A local state representative has vowed to keep trying after a bill aimed at curbing human trafficking died in committee. Rep. Peter Fagan, R-Rutland, introduced a bill earlier this year that would have expanded the definition of prostitution, closing a loophole that local law enforcement says has st

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-23 17:33:14

Police say 17-year-old stole vehicle

CLARENDON - Police said a teenager was arrested Wednesday for stealing a car. Vermont State Police said they were withholding the 17-year-old's name because he is being charged as a juvenile and the case will be handled in family court. Police said they responded to a call at midnight that the youth


City, town collaborate on Campbell Road

Rutland City and Rutland Town have entered into an unusual agreement to repave Campbell Road, where one side of the road is in the city and the other in the town. Rutland City Mayor David Allaire said Thursday he met with town officials a couple of weeks ago at the Rutland Town offices to discuss va

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-22 17:25:14

Rutland Town questions Thomas Dairy solar project

Members of the Rutland Town Select Board have concerns about the proposed solar project on land along Route 7 owned by the Thomas Farm Dairy. The Select Board refused to sign off on a letter in support of the project on Tuesday, and asked the project's developer to attend a meeting next month. Joshu


Crews respond to fire at West Lebanon manufacturing company

WEST LEBANON, N.H. (WCAX) A West Lebanon business suffered heavy smoke damage from a fire Thursday. Authorities say crews were dispatched to Victor Technologies on Benning Street shortly after noon. Officials say heavy smoke and fire was coming from a portable metal dust collector. They say it appea

WCAX - 2018-03-22 22:42:00

Man accused of stealing car in Rutland

A homeless man is charged with stealing a car from outside the Stewart's store on State Street in Rutland. Jeffrey Kozikowski, 39, described in court records as "transient," was scheduled to appear in Rutland criminal court Monday for arraignment on charges of grand larceny and aggravated operation


Minor drug case drags on for a decade

An alleged drunken incident on a bus brought police to a woman who has had a misdemeanor drug charge dragging out for a decade. Kelly Clute, 37, pleaded not guilty Monday in Rutland criminal court to a single misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. The hearing also served as an update in a 2008 mi


Sex offender gets work crew for violations

A convicted sex offender received 20 days on a work crew for probation violations. Mitchell R. Gioffi, 32, of Rutland, pleaded guilty to the violations Monday in Rutland criminal court. He remains on probation for convictions in 2014 on a charge of possessing child pornography and an unrelated charg


Police: Man threatened to set fire to woman

A Rutland man was held without bail after allegedly threatening to set a woman on fire. Andy S. Covell, 50, pleaded not guilty Monday in Rutland criminal court to two charges of first-degree aggravated domestic assault. The charges carry a potential combined maximum of 30 years in prison. Rutland Ci


Vermont State Police encounter pregnant woman injecting heroin at Springfield Park and Ride

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. - Vermont State Police say a woman, who is several months pregnant, was found to be injecting heroin at the Springfield Park and Ride Monday night. State Police noted the incident in a media release for a saturation patrol conducted throughout Windham County. In an email, Vermont St


VT teen accused of planning mass school shooting ordered jailed until trial

RUTLAND, Vt. (WFFF/WVNY) - The Poultney teenager accused of planning a mass school shooting will remain in jail, pending a trial. Court documents showed at least eight factors the trial court may look into, including Jack Sawyer's character and mental condition. Sawyer was in a facility addressing m


Hanover Police say 14 year-old Canadian in custody, facing charges after threat

HANOVER, N.H. - Hanover Police have released more information about the suspect in a school threat. Police say a 14 year-old girl is in custody with Brantford Police Service, and officers are pursuing charges, after Brantford Police determined the social media threat to be in their jurisdiction. Bra


Tough winter busts highway budgets

A highway truck is loaded with salt and gravel during a snowstorm last month. (Robert Layman / Staff File Photo) Highway foremen all over the state are keeping one eye on their roads, and the other eye on their budgets. The winter of 2017-18 has been a budget-buster for some communities, as well as


Sculpture to honor 20 Rutland African-American Civil War veterans

Twenty Rutland-area African-American Civil War veterans will be honored through a new downtown Rutland sculpture commissioned by Rutland Regional Medical Center. The sculpture, part of a series planned by the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, MKF Properties, Vermont Quarries, and Green Mountain P