Crime

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Quebec's far-right groups may not have played a direct role in a mosque shooting late last month, but some worry that extremist language is heating up and may be pushing some people to action.

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Eric Miller, the U.S. Attorney for the district of Vermont, is resigning his post on Friday, Feb. 10, according to a news release from his office.

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A new state report shows that police in Vermont are changing the way they use automatic license plate readers.

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This week, the Burlington Police Department released data showing how officers used force for the last six years. The department's analysis showed that overall use of force is going down, but the data also showed some cases of racial disparity.

Sarah George was sworn in last week as the new Chittenden County state's attorney – a seat that had been left vacant by the election of TJ Donovan as Vermont attorney general.

Police say 33-year-old Markus Austin was shot dead in Montpelier early Sunday morning.

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A newly-elected state representative from New Hampshire is getting a lot of pushback after introducing a bill that would increase the burden of proof needed to find someone guilty of sexual assault.

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The second trial of former Franklin County state senator Norm McAllister came to an unexpected halt Wednesday when McAllister struck a plea deal with prosecutors. McAllister is charged with soliciting sex acts from a woman in exchange for rent.

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A few Burlington car owners have returned to their vehicles in the past week only to find that a substantial chunk of their exhaust system is missing.

Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan has been in office for nearly a year.
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Vermont’s first new attorney general since 1997, TJ Dovovan, was sworn into office last week.

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A new University of Vermont study shows disparities in how police officers around the state treat drivers of different races. 

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Officials at the Burlington Electric Department spent much of their holiday weekend cleaning up someone else’s mess.

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Officials at the Burlington Electric Department discovered malware on a Burlington Electric laptop Friday that was identified as part of the Russian hacking offensive, utility officials confirmed Friday evening.

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A Monkton resident who has had multiple Black Lives Matter signs stolen from his front yard is appealing to the community for support. 

The second trial for a man convicted of abducting and killing a North Clarendon woman 16 years ago is going forward without delay. Donald Fell was originally convicted for the kidnapping and murder of Terry King in 2005, but his death sentence was overturned due to juror misconduct, and a new trial was ordered.

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Police arrested one man and are still investigating after a string of four robberies in Burlington over the weekend.

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With less than a month remaining in office, Gov. Peter Shumlin is offering pardons to the thousands of people convicted of low-level marijuana offenses in Vermont.

The Springfield Police Department and the U.S. Attorney's office convened a meeting in Springfield Tuesday to try to get landlords to play a greater role in fighting the opioid epidemic.

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President-elect Donald Trump caused a stir on social media Tuesday morning when he Tweeted that burning the American flag should be punishable by a year in prison or a loss of United States citizenship. Vermonters may be surprised to find out that part of Trump’s proposal is already enshrined in state law.

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Vermont is taking a hard look at how it treats people with mental illness in its prisons.

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