BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England in a plot to inherit millions of dollars will remain detained pending trial, a federal judge in Vermont ruled Tuesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Amtrak stopped running passenger trains Friday along a stretch of track near an old warehouse in Albany with an exterior wall in danger of partially collapsing.
The track closure interrupted service west from Albany and complicated operations of Amtrak’s new Burlington, Vermont to New York City service.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy on Friday was discharged from a rehabilitation center following his second surgery to help repair a broken hip, his office said.
Leahy, 82, fell and broke his hip last month in his Virginia home.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — After a nearly 70-year absence, a passenger train running from Vermont's revitalized Burlington train station to New York City headed south Friday as part of a nationwide renewal of interest in rail travel.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Las Vegas man pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of helping arrange the 2018 kidnapping and murder of a Vermont man that grew out of a financial dispute.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) _ Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $358.6 million.
The Burlington, North Carolina-based company said it had profit of $3.87 per share.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A 42-year-old Nevada man pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Burlington for his role in helping arrange the kidnapping and murder of a Vermont man stemming from a financial dispute.
HINESBURG, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont family's chicken is back home after hitching a ride in the undercarriage of their pickup truck and ending up 13 miles away in the state's largest city late last month — a journey that included speeds of 65 miles per hour on an interstate.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Starbucks workers in Biddeford have voted to unionize, becoming the first location to do so in Maine.
Workers said they were motivated to unionize after seeing coworkers leave because of problems including inconsistencies in scheduling and low pay.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — A suspect in the June shooting of a Chicago police officer has been arrested in Iowa, police said.
Jabari Edwards, 28, of Chicago, was arrested Wednesday in Burlington, The Hawk Eye of Burlington reported.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A 21-year-old man died after he was shot in the head in a Burlington neighborhood, police said Friday, as the city contends with an increase in gun violence in recent years.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The man charged with killing his mother at sea in a plot to inherit millions of dollars has asked a federal court Wednesday to authorize his release from custody pending trial.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is commemorating Sunday the state’s first lesbian and gay pride parade, which was held in Burlington in 1983.
The event in Burlington’s City Hall Park comes as parades celebrating LGBTQ pride are being held in some of America’s biggest cities.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Burlington, Iowa, has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the mother of a man who was shot to death by police nearly five years ago, the two sides said Thursday.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's state-run COVID-19 testing sites are closing for good by Saturday.
The state first opened sites in the spring of 2020 to help slow the spread of the virus.
The Health Department said at-home tests are available at pharmacies and online and meet most testing needs.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) —
A city board in Burlington has signed off on the development of a shelter pod community for the homeless population in Vermont’s largest city.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Construction is scheduled to begin this week on a long-planned road project in the south end of Burlington, Mayor Miro Weinberger said.
The comments came after a federal judge lifted an order that blocked work on the first phase of what is known as the Champlain Parkway.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Nurses at Vermont's largest hospital are calling on the University of Vermont Medical Center to do more to address increasing violence in the emergency department.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) —
___This stThe long-awaited return of passenger rail service to Vermont's largest city for the first time in nearly 70 years is set for July 29, state transportation officials announced Thursday.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A federal judge is delaying construction on a long-planned road project in the south end of Vermont’s largest city.
On Tuesday U.S. District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford granted a temporary restraining order blocking the beginning of construction on the Champlain Parkway pending a Friday hearing.
BURLINGTON, Vt.. (AP) —
Ranked choice voting will be used again in Vermont's largest city — but this time only for city council elections.
The Burlington city council on Monday passed an ordinance that officially lays out the details of the “instant runoff retabulation” system, the Burlington Free Press reported.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont compounding pharmacy has agreed to stop producing adulterated and misbranded drugs, the U.S. Justice Department said Monday.
Edge Pharma of Colchester and its owners and operators signed a consent decree with the Justice Department on Friday that requires Edge Pharma Inc.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Plans to replace the contaminated high school in Vermont’s largest city may have to be modified because the cost is $60 million higher than what the district can afford.
The Burlington School District has given the city a $150 million bond limit to pay for the construction of a new Burlington High School and Burlington Technical Center but the project is estimated to cost the district $210 million, the Burlington Free Press reported.
BURLINGTON, Vt (AP) — A pianist who wants to raise awareness about climate change is going to perform 251 times — in each and every town in Vermont.
David Feurzeig, a music professor at the University of Vermont, recently gave up airline travel to reduce his carbon footprint.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A ferry that runs between Burlington, Vermont, and Port Kent, New York, is closed for a third season, raising questions of whether it'll ever reopen.
Heather Stewart of Lake Champlain Transportation said service is discontinued “for the near future” because of staffing constraints and economic challenges.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Tamping down on a dramatic increase in gunfire incidents in Vermont's largest city is a top priority for Burlington's mayor, the police department and the county prosecutor, the officials said Thursday.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A shooting Sunday evening slightly wounded a bystander in a nearby yard, Burlington police said.
It was the 12th shooting incident in Burlington this year.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger called gunfire incidents “dangerous, illegal, and unacceptable.”
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two Vermont men have been fined for abandoning an old boat in the Missisquoi River on the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge.
The fines were issued to the two men on Thursday in U.S.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Thirty sets of remains of War of 1812 veterans that were buried at different locations in Burlington are going to be reburied Saturday during a ceremony in Vermont’s largest city, officials say.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Colorado man pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court in Vermont to kidnapping a man who was later found shot to death in a snowbank in 2018 in what prosecutors allege is a murder-for-hire case stemming from a financial dispute.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont City Marathon and Relay returned to Burlington on Sunday, after being cancelled or shortened the last three years amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A public defender for the 28-year-old man charged with killing his mother at sea in a plot to inherit millions of dollars said Friday the defense believes Nathan Carman is competent.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two more men have been arrested in connection with the 2018 kidnapping of a man later found shot to death in a snowbank in Barnet, Vermont.
Serhat Gumrukcu, 39, of Los Angeles, and Berk Eratay, 35, of Las Vegas, were arrested Tuesday on charges of conspiring to use interstate commerce facilities in the commission of a murder-for-hire which resulted in the death of Gregory Davis, of Danville, the U.S.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former Chittenden County man has been arraigned on charges accusing him of threatening to kill a state court judge, a defense attorney, and a state prosecutor and to sexually assault the prosecutor, according to the Vermont U.S.
BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — A 21-year-old man died at a swimming hole in Bolton, state police said Saturday.
Cody Surprise, of Burlington, jumped from a lock ledge into a pool of water at the Bolton Potholes on Saturday afternoon and didn't resurface, police said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man found floating on a raft off the coast of New England in 2016 after his boat sank was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with killing his mother at sea to inherit the family's estate.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former director of a federal grant program for the Abenaki Self Help Association Inc. has been sentenced to eight months in prison for embezzling tens of thousands of dollars in federal funds from the tribal group, according to the U.S.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The first overseas deployment of the Vermont Air National Guard’s F-35 fighter jets will have the pilots and their aircraft patrolling the skies of Europe during one of the most tense periods in recent history.
More than 1,000 workers at two CNH Industrial plants went on strike Monday in search of a better deal with the company that makes agriculture and construction equipment.
The United Auto Workers union said the workers in Racine, Wisconsin, and Burlington, Iowa, went on strike at noon after contract talks faltered.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested after deputies say he held his girlfriend and her two children against their will, a sheriff's office said.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former owner of two Vermont ski resorts was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his role in a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant using tens of millions of dollars in foreign investors’ money.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) _ Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $491.6 million.
The Burlington, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of $5.23 per share.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Burlington Police say they are investigating a broken window at the office of an organization dedicated to the health and safety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Vermonters as a possible hate crime.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s largest city says construction could begin this summer on a road project that has been in the planning stages for decades.
The Burlington City Council on Monday unanimously approved a construction contract for the $45 million Champlain Parkway.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Las Vegas man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a federal charge that he conspired in the 2018 kidnapping of a man later found shot to death in a snowbank in the Vermont town of Barnet.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The second of four men accused in a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant in Vermont using tens of millions of dollars in foreign investors’ money raised through a special visa program was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 18 months in prison.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The first of four men accused in a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant in Vermont using tens of millions of dollars in foreign investors’ money raised through a special visa program was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A 94-year-old North Carolina woman was struck by two vehicles whose drivers left the scene, and police said they were looking for whoever is responsible.
News outlets report the Burlington Police Department said in a news release that officers responded to a local intersection at around 2:35 p.m.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Venezuelan woman has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of conspiring with a Vermont man to kidnap and kill a man in a foreign country, and producing child pornography.
Moraima Escarlet Vasquez Flores, also known as Johana Martinez, 39, was arraigned in federal court in Burlington on Monday following her extradition to the United States from Colombia.