28, Jul 2014 - State clears Brattleboro officer in hotel shooting
BRATTLEBORO -- Brattleboro Police Sgt. Mark Carignan was "legally justified in the use of deadly force" when he shot and killed a man during execution of a search warrant April 4, the Vermont attorney general's office has ruled.
28, Jul 2014 - Holyoke man's conviction upheld in drug killing
BRATTLEBORO, Vt.- A judge has once again denied a man's request to overturn his conviction that he caused the death of a Vermont woman whom he believed had stolen drugs from him.
25, Jul 2014 - State police announce multiple arrests, extradition in drug-related cases
Authorities with the Vermont State Police announced four drug arrests and a drug-related extradition Wednesday in a news release. On Wednesday, police said they charged 54-year-old Linda Brooks on a charge of aiding in the commission of a felony. Authorities said the charge stems from the felony sale of crack cocaine in the Brattleboro area. Brooks is set to appear in court on Sept. 2. On July ...
25, Jul 2014 - Rutland, VT Woman gets 2 years for embezzlement
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont woman has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to embezzling funds both from her employer and from a youth hockey league. In January, 47-year-old Michelle Rutledge of Berlin pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in ...
25, Jul 2014 - Arguments heard on Vermont forest wind project
BRATTLEBORO (AP) - A federal judge has listened to arguments challenging a 15-tubine wind project authorized in the Green Mountain National Forest.
24, Jul 2014 - Brattleboro, VT Ex-trooper settles lawsuit alleging assault
A former Vermont state trooper who was accused of assaulting two men he thought had stolen his canoe has paid $27,000 to settle their lawsuit. Eric Howley had previously pleaded no contest to criminal charges of simple assault in February 2013 in Windham Superior Court. He received a six-to-12-month sentence; the jail time was suspended in favor of two years of probation. Howley, of Wilmington ...
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT Judge orders man to Vermont for murder charge
MANCHESTER (AP) - The man charged with killing a Manchester golf professional in 1986 has been ordered back to Vermont to face trial.
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT 2 Vt. towns, dam owner to mediate hydro valuation
VERNON, Vt. (AP) — Two Vermont towns on the Connecticut River and the energy giant TransCanada are going to use a mediator as part of an effort to agree on the value of hydroelectric dams in Vernon and Rockingham so they can avoid a trial.
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT Saxtons River man accused in estranged wife's death
Monday July 8, 2013 ROCKINGHAM -- The death of a New Hampshire woman who had been missing for nearly two weeks is a homicide, and an arrest warrant has been issued for her estranged husband in Vermont on a second-degree murder charge, authorities said Monday.
04, Apr 2014 - Brattleboro, VT May sentencing for Vermont man in niece's death
BURLINGTON (AP) - A Vermont man who pleaded guilty to charges he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and then killed his 12-year-old niece, avoiding a federal death penalty trial, is scheduled to be sentenced in May.
03, Apr 2014 - Windham, VT Training programs help police reduce racial profiling
Monday July 1, 2013 BRATTLEBORO -- The Rutland Police Department is a good example of a law enforcement agency that is making all of the right moves to reduce racial profiling, said Curtiss Reed, Jr., the executive director of the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity, which offers bias-free policing training at law enforcement agencies around the state.
17, Nov 2011 - State appeals Vermont Yankee permit extension - Burlington Free Press
BRATTLEBORO — The state of Vermont says the owner of the Vermont ... s operating license that it is in compliance with the federal Clean Water Act. In documents filed Monday in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Vermont ...