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Man stabbed to death on Church Street in broad daylight

A suspect surrendered, police say. The chief described both men as transients and said the altercation that led to the killing “does not appear to have been random.”


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South Burlington councilors seek ‘seat at table’ on airport noise

Two councilors spoke up at a meeting of their Burlington counterparts, with one asking how they’d feel if South Burlington owned 800 acres on the edge of downtown Burlington.


Family confronts woman as she admits role in Burlington killing

Allison Gee
“We hope you never, ever have to go through the pain we go through — ever,” said a sister of the victim, Amos Beede. The defendant offered a tearful apology.


Plea deal reached in Burlington homeless man killing

Amos Beede
Allison Gee, 26, will plead guilty to a reduced charge of aggravated assault in exchange for her testimony against her co-defendants, who all face second degree murder charges.


State’s attorney creates panel to study ‘safe injection’ facilities

Sarah George
Such sites allow people to use drugs under medical supervision without fear of prosecution. Typically they are coupled with avenues to drug treatment and other social services.


Public defender suggests probe of ex-officer taking too long

Christopher Lopez
The lawyer, whose client was arrested by the officer, says any special treatment would erode faith in the system. State police say the timing isn’t unusual for a thorough investigation.


Burlington mayor chides lawmakers for not addressing opiate crisis ‘with sufficient urgency’

Nearly 200 people — mostly in Chittenden County — are on a waitlist for a medication assisted treatment program.


Burlington mayor backs opiate treatment drugs for inmates

He wrote to the chair of a committee that is considering legislation to let prisoners receive maintenance medication indefinitely, lifting the current limits.


Council approves sale process for Burlington Telecom

Burlington Telecom
It will focus on a small number of potential buyers who are qualified. And it’s in the city’s financial interest to complete the sale by January.


Review board approves Burlington Town Center project, as residents prepare new legal challenge

Town Center
A group of residents plans to appeal the permit. Developer Don Sinex said the permit would survive potential appeals. “We think we’ve designed the right project for the city,” he said.


In renewed push to move trial, Fell’s lawyers want Burlington

They say the results of questionnaires filled out by potential jurors show that the Rutland area skews too much toward the death penalty.


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