The Department of Corrections has expanded housing offerings and points to data showing fewer people are stuck in prison due to lack of housing, but prison reform advocates say the state should be doing more.
Judge John Pacht said during a hearing Monday that he would order a competency evaluation for Gurung after his defense attorney raised the issue of whether her client understood the court proceedings taking place
The shooting at the Salmon Run Apartments on Riverside Avenue sent one man to the hospital, according to Acting Police Chief Jon Murad. A suspect, identified as Tovi R. Mesick, was in custody.
Attorneys for a contractor that lost its bid to demolish Burlington High School argued in court on Friday that the winning bidder is not qualified based on the district’s own criteria. The judge heard arguments for a possible injunction.
The former president and CEO of Jay Peak took aim at state officials in a court filing for failed oversight in the largest fraud case in Vermont’s history. Former Gov. Peter Shumlin called it “a classic example” of blame-shifting.
State officials say Vermont Correctional Industries has been losing money and doesn’t help people find jobs later.
The town told the court it filed suit because the camp had failed to obtain a permit. The camp’s founder argued he doesn’t need one, but the court found otherwise.
William Arthur Nichols Jr., 41, was arrested Monday on charges related to his participation in the Capitol riot.
Richard P. Burgoon Jr. accused Bennington County State’s Attorney Erica Marthage of “bullying tactics” in a letter sent Monday to Vermont Attorney General Charity Clark. Marthage has defended her actions.
A law enforcement officer with a Brady letter is one whom prosecutors allege has credibility issues that could affect the outcome of the criminal cases they’ve investigated. Franklin County Sheriff John Grismore’s Brady letter is related to a misdemeanor charge he is facing.