Efforts to pass a Jessica's Law in Vermont are quickly gaining support across the state.
Jessica's Law carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in prison for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting a child.
Thousands have become interested in the law since 12-year-old Brooke Bennett of Braintree was kidnapped and murdered. Her uncle, Michael Jacques, 42, has been charged in her kidnapping. He was released from probation 7 years early for kidnapping and raping a Rutland teen in 1992.
Wednesday, June 19 2013 4:36 PM EDT2013-06-19 20:36:22 GMT
Burlington police are investigating a hit-and-run accident. Police say Monday at 4:10 p.m., a woman was walking in the crosswalk at College St. near the Waterman Building at UVM, when she was hit by anMore >>
Police are asking the public for help identifying the suspect in a hit-and-run accident on College Street in Burlington.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:03 AM EDT2013-06-19 14:03:21 GMT
A former Customs Agent will sell more more than 150 guns that were seized from his Brattleboro home during a 2011 raid. Special Agent Richard Bernholz pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to filingMore >>
A former Customs Agent will sell more more than 150 guns that were seized from his Brattleboro home during a 2011 raid.More >>