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  • Officer involved shooting in Bennington Police Dept.

    Officer involved shooting in Bennington Police Dept.

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:22:02 GMT
    Police say there has been an officer involved shooting inside the Bennington Police Department. It happened just before 9 Tuesday evening. Authorities are releasing very few details. But say the Bennington Police Chief has called in the Vermont State Police to investigate after an officer allegedly shot a man in the lobby of the police station. No word yet on what prompted the shooting. The injured man was taken to a hospital. Police would not comment on the severity of his injuries. Initial ...More >>
    Police say there has been an officer involved shooting inside the Bennington Police Department. It happened just before 9 Tuesday evening. Authorities are releasing very few details. But say the Bennington Police Chief has called in the Vermont State Police to investigate after an officer allegedly shot a man in the lobby of the police station. No word yet on what prompted the shooting. The injured man was taken to a hospital. Police would not comment on the severity of his injuries. Initial ...More >>
  • Vt. principal who faced criminal charges wants clearer mandatory reporting law

    Vt. principal who faced criminal charges wants clearer mandatory reporting law

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:53:40 GMT
    A law designed to protect kids landed a Vermont school principal in hot water. Now, Danville High School Principal Noah Noyes wants lawmakers to put the state's mandatory reporting rules under the microscope.More >>
    A law designed to protect kids landed a Vermont school principal in hot water. Now, Danville High School Principal Noah Noyes wants lawmakers to put the state's mandatory reporting rules under the microscope.More >>
  • Vt. woman accused of embezzling from ski resort

    Vt. woman accused of embezzling from ski resort

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:29:07 GMT
    A Vermont woman convicted of embezzlement nearly two decades ago is again accused of stealing from her employer.More >>
    A Vermont woman convicted of embezzlement nearly two decades ago is again accused of stealing from her employer.More >>
  • Daring rescue on Lake Champlain likely saved the lives of 3 young men

    Daring rescue on Lake Champlain likely saved the lives of 3 young men

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:14:19 GMT
    It was a daring rescue on Lake Champlain that likely saved the lives of three young men. As night was falling, two Burlington residents paddled out to reach a capsized canoe and pull the boaters from the frigid the water.More >>
    It was a daring rescue on Lake Champlain that likely saved the lives of three young men. As night was falling, two Burlington residents paddled out to reach a capsized canoe and pull the boaters from the frigid the water.More >>
  • A revolution in rural Vermont classrooms

    A revolution in rural Vermont classrooms

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:28 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:28:22 GMT
    Many students in rural Vermont have farm chores on top of all their school work and extra-curricular activities. How the new standards-based learning system helps educators make sure those kids don't fall through the cracks.More >>
    Many students in rural Vermont have farm chores on top of all their school work and extra-curricular activities. How the new standards-based learning system helps educators make sure those kids don't fall through the cracks.More >>
  • Embezzlement case prompts changes from Vt. officials

    Embezzlement case prompts changes from Vt. officials

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:39:01 GMT
    The case of a Vermont worker charged with embezzling taxpayer money is prompting changes in the state's system.More >>
    The case of a Vermont worker charged with embezzling taxpayer money is prompting changes in the state's system.More >>
  • Vermont man accused of identity theft

    Vermont man accused of identity theft

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:23:34 GMT
    A Vermont man is accused of using stolen identities in a scheme to defraud banks now faces federal charges. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Brian Wyer used identities of Ohio and Kansas residents to obtain two Vermont non-driver ID cards. He then allegedly used the fraudulent IDs to open bank accounts in Massachusetts withdrawing about $75,000. Wyer was indicted in Vermont in June and taken into custody by U.S. marshals in Illinois last month. During his arraignment Monday in Burlington the judge...More >>
    A Vermont man is accused of using stolen identities in a scheme to defraud banks now faces federal charges. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Brian Wyer used identities of Ohio and Kansas residents to obtain two Vermont non-driver ID cards. He then allegedly used the fraudulent IDs to open bank accounts in Massachusetts withdrawing about $75,000. Wyer was indicted in Vermont in June and taken into custody by U.S. marshals in Illinois last month. During his arraignment Monday in Burlington the judge...More >>
  • NH officials warn teens of dare: 'polar plunging'

    NH officials warn teens of dare: 'polar plunging'

    The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is warning people not to join in a current trend where teenagers dare each other to jump into frigid waters.More >>
    The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is warning people not to join in a current trend where teenagers dare each other to jump into frigid waters.More >>
  • Drug bust at South Burlington hotel

    Drug bust at South Burlington hotel

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:09:50 GMT
    South Burlington police say they caught a drug dealer.More >>
    South Burlington police say they caught a drug dealer.More >>
  • Vt. woman who planned stepmother killing in court

    Vt. woman who planned stepmother killing in court

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:10:20 GMT
    A woman convicted of planning to kill her stepmother in their Vermont home when she was a teenager is going to be living in St. Johnsbury with her sister while a legal case against proceeds.More >>
    A woman convicted of planning to kill her stepmother in their Vermont home when she was a teenager is going to be living in St. Johnsbury with her sister while a legal case against proceeds.More >>
  • Vt. lawmakers debate parental rights issues

    Vt. lawmakers debate parental rights issues

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:22:30 GMT
    Imagine surviving a sexual assault only to fight your attacker in court for parental rights of the resulting child.More >>
    Imagine surviving a sexual assault only to fight your attacker in court for parental rights of the resulting child.
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  • Rutland vandals target parking meters

    Rutland vandals target parking meters

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:23:55 GMT
    Police say vandals in Rutland targeted several parking meters in a quest for quick cash. 11 meter locks and 12 meter cans filled with change were damaged along Merchants Row, Center Street, Court Street, Cottage Street and Justice Square parking lot. One meter pole and its vault was also destroyed. Police put damage in excess of thousand bucks. Anyone with information is asked to call Rutland City police.More >>
    Police say vandals in Rutland targeted several parking meters in a quest for quick cash. 11 meter locks and 12 meter cans filled with change were damaged along Merchants Row, Center Street, Court Street, Cottage Street and Justice Square parking lot. One meter pole and its vault was also destroyed. Police put damage in excess of thousand bucks. Anyone with information is asked to call Rutland City police.More >>
  • WCAX wins 2 Murrow awards

    WCAX wins 2 Murrow awards

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:13:15 GMT
    Some exciting news here at WCAX News: The station just picked up two Edward R. Murrow Awards.More >>
    Some exciting news here at WCAX News: The station just picked up two Edward R. Murrow Awards.More >>
  • 3 men pulled from Lake Champlain after canoe flipped

    3 men pulled from Lake Champlain after canoe flipped

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:58:08 GMT
    A dramatic rescue on Lake Champlain Monday night as three canoeists were pulled from the 37-degree water in a scene witnesses describe as very scary.More >>
    A dramatic rescue on Lake Champlain Monday night as three canoeists were pulled from the 37-degree water in a scene witnesses describe as very scary.
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  • Sen. Sanders discusses college debt with RHS students

    Sen. Sanders discusses college debt with RHS students

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:01:03 GMT
    Sen. Bernie Sanders stopped by Rutland High School Tuesday and at the top of those students' minds was the high cost of education.More >>
    Sen. Bernie Sanders stopped by Rutland High School Tuesday and at the top of those students' minds was the high cost of education.More >>
  • Small plane sinks in Winnipesaukee; pilot rescued

    Small plane sinks in Winnipesaukee; pilot rescued

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:52:16 GMT
    Officials say no one was injured when a Cessna fixed-wing aircraft crashed and sank in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.More >>
    Officials say a pilot has been rescued after a small plane crashed and sank in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.More >>
  • Amphibians on the move

    Amphibians on the move

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:23:09 GMT
    People across the state are helping out their amphibian friends on the move. Biologists say this annual salamander crawl happens on the first warm rainy nights of spring like Tuesday night. Over half a dozen of different critters from frogs to spotted salamanders travel to breeding grounds. But often, experts say, that means crossing busy roads which can be deadly for a large number of amphibians. But groups on Pond Road in Shelburne, are giving a helping hand to get the salamanders safely ac...More >>
    People across the state are helping out their amphibian friends on the move. Biologists say this annual salamander crawl happens on the first warm rainy nights of spring like Tuesday night. Over half a dozen of different critters from frogs to spotted salamanders travel to breeding grounds. But often, experts say, that means crossing busy roads which can be deadly for a large number of amphibians. But groups on Pond Road in Shelburne, are giving a helping hand to get the salamanders safely ac...More >>
  • A Fighter's Fighter

    A Fighter's Fighter

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:34:27 GMT
     In a career met with obstacles and setbacks, Chris "Gumby" Gilbert has started his career 11-0More >>
     In a career met with obstacles and setbacks, Chris "Gumby" Gilbert has started his career 11-0More >>
  • Champlain College housing plans put on hold

    Champlain College housing plans put on hold

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:22:42 GMT
    It's a fight that's pitting Champlain College against the Queen City. The school says it's not giving up on building more student housing, even after being denied land-use permits. Years ago, the college made a commitment to create housing for all students but that goal has hit a snag, with their recent construction plans on hold.The project would create more than 300 beds for Champlain students on St. Paul Street, but the Development Review Board denied the permits the college needed based o...More >>
    It's a fight that's pitting Champlain College against the Queen City. The school says it's not giving up on building more student housing, even after being denied land-use permits. Years ago, the college made a commitment to create housing for all students but that goal has hit a snag, with their recent construction plans on hold.The project would create more than 300 beds for Champlain students on St. Paul Street, but the Development Review Board denied the permits the college needed based o...More >>
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