A spike in violence has prompted the creation of a new task force that will try to end gunfire in the Burlington area. We speak with US Attorney for Vermont, guest Nikolas Kerest, says the task force will improve evidence gathering. He spoke with WCAX about that and what else the task force will do.
The city of Burlington is taking further steps to tackle its drug crisis. City councilors on the public safety committee made changes to a resolution taking a closer look at declaring the drug crisis a public health and safety emergency.
Former NFL tight end Russ Francis, a three-time Pro Bowl selection with the New England Patriots who won a Super Bowl with the 1984 San Francisco 49ers, was killed along with another aviation enthusiast when the single-engine plane the two men were in crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in upstate New York, authorities said Monday.