Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash

U.S. 05/22/19, 12:44

A jury found a Vermont man guilty of murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers Wednesday caused when he drove the wrong way on an interstate highway.The jury returned the verdict in the case of Steven Bourgoin on its ...

Ski resort execs, businessman, indicted on fraud charges

Business 05/22/19, 11:57

The former owner and former president of a Vermont ski resort accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case have been indicted on multiple federal charges over a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant using foreign investors' money.The fraud charges were ...

Closing arguments expected in deadly wrong-way crash trial

U.S. 05/20/19, 05:23

Closing arguments are expected in the trial of a Vermont man facing murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 89.The closing arguments are expected Monday after a two-week trial.The attorneys for ...

Psychiatrist says suspect insane in deadly wrong-way crash

U.S. 05/14/19, 15:14

A Vermont man on trial for driving the wrong-way on an interstate and crashing into an oncoming vehicle, killing five teenagers, was legally insane at the time, a psychiatrist for the defense testified on Tuesday. Dr. David Rosmarin continued his testimony ...

Lawyer: Driver in wrong-way crash that killed 5 was insane

U.S. 05/06/19, 15:18

A Vermont man charged with killing five teenagers in a wrong-way crash almost three years ago was psychotic and delusional at the time and thus legally insane, his lawyer argued Monday during opening statements in his client's murder trial.The lawyer ...

Can redevelopment finally purge an old orphanage’s demons?

U.S. 04/04/19, 11:46

An imposing Italianate-style building that looms over part of Vermont's largest city had such a troubled past that plans to redevelop it called for some mysticism.Dee Bright Star, an Abenaki woman who initially opposed the project, was brought in to ...

Pole vaulter, 84, sets her sights on more records

Sports 03/22/19, 00:08

An 84-year-old pole vaulter isn't putting her pole down anytime soon.Flo Filion Meiler left Thursday for the World Masters Athletics Championship Indoor in Poland, where she'll compete in events including the long jump, 60-meter hurdles, 800-meter run, pentathlon and pole ...

Kidnap and assault suspect due to appear in federal court

U.S. 02/12/19, 10:09

A man charged with kidnapping a woman and her 5-year-old son in New Hampshire and later sexually assaulting the woman in Vermont is expected to appear in federal court.Everett Simpson is scheduled to make his initial appearance Tuesday before U.S. ...

Deputies fired 8 gunshots to subdue lion after fatal attack

U.S. 01/02/19, 15:45

A North Carolina sheriff's report says three tranquilizer darts and eight gunshots were needed to subdue a lion that fatally attacked a zoo intern. A newly released Caswell County Sheriff's Office incident report details deputies' response to the fatal attack Sunday ...

Sanders Institute set to host first big meeting

U.S. 11/27/18, 14:53

A think tank founded by the wife and son of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is going to be hosting its first big meeting.The Sanders Institute Gathering, which is not connected to the senator or his political campaign, is scheduled for ...

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