On this week’s podcast, civil liberties advocates and law enforcement officials discuss the rising number of fatal police encounters — and what might be done to curb the trend.
The plaintiff used a big chunk of his share of a sale of a house the couple had owned jointly to pay for renovations on a home that was owned only by defendant.
Christopher Matott is set to be arraigned Thursday on several charges of domestic assault. He was suspended from the Winooski Police Department on Feb. 6.
The panel suggested that de-escalation be made a priority and that officers be required to intervene when they witness excessive force.
Charity Clark, chief of staff to Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan, defended several of the office’s recent controversial decisions regarding access to documents.
The No Más Polimigra campaign aims to have municipalities adopt resolutions that close loopholes in the state’s Fair and Impartial Policing Policy.
After nearly two years on the run, the South Burlington man was arraigned in the May 2018 shooting death of Anako Lumumba, with whom he shared a home.
The incident took place in a downtown Rutland parking lot last October, killing 33-year-old Christopher G. Louras, the son of former longtime Rutland Mayor Christopher Louras.
Mary Fitzgerald died of homicide due to neglect, the medical examiner ruled.
The most-recent fatal police shooting rounded out the deadliest decade in Vermont history for police killings with 17. And like every police-involved death since 1977, the officers were cleared of wrongdoing by the Attorney General’s Office.
Attorneys representing the three men accused of fraud in a NEK project say they may seek to postpone the trial because of the massive amounts of discovery to review.
‘Robocalls are almost as bad as black flies, in fact they may be worse,’ said Sen. Randy Brock, the bill’s lead sponsor.
The county prosecutor and Dennis Phillips’ defense attorney agree he should be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment. But the Department of Mental Health disagrees.
An attorney for Jayveon Caballero is asking a judge to throw out the jury’s guilty verdict in the November second-degree murder trial.