Recent Crime News
Thursday May 14 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion
Police and emergency crews remove a shooting victim while responding to a shooting at the intersection of Fourth Street and King Street in Chambersburg on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Ryan Blackwell - Public Opinion CHAMBERSBURG >> Chambersburg Police have identified one of two men they believe is involved with a shooting that occurred Tuesday evening. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
The investigation into the sex charges against a state senator from Franklin County is far from over-- that's the word Tuesday from Vermont State Police. Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn says troopers are interviewing lawmakers about Sen. Norm McAllister. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via The Bennington Banner
One of the women who accuses state Sen. Norm McAllister of sexual assault worked for him as an intern at the Vermont Statehouse and helped him with his 2014 election campaign, according to lawmakers. The 63-year-old dairy farmer and Republican from Franklin County is accused of sexually assaulting three women. 10 comments
Friday May 8 | via Seven Days
State Sen. Norm McAllister pleaded not guilty today to six charges, some of which stem from allegations that he accepted sex in lieu of rent. In a Franklin County Superior courtroom packed with news reporters, McAllister faced three felony counts of sexual assault, and three misdemeanor counts of prohibited acts. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via The Bennington Banner
MONTPELIER, VT. >> A Republican state senator who's one of the Legislature's most outspoken conservatives was arrested Thursday and will face charges of sexual assault, human trafficking and prohibited acts, state police said. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via WVNY
Police arrested a man they say possessed child pornography. Steven Cliche, 29, of Montpelier, Vt., is accused of having images depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via WVNY
Williston Police arrested a man they say lead them on a brief pursuit Wednesday morning. The incident happened at around 1:30 a.m. Police say when they tried to stop a vehicle for erratic operation, the driver, David Lisboa, 39, of Montpelier, Vt., took off. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
Hundreds gathered Thursday to see military honors bestowed at the graveside of Cesar Chavez, and despite more than two decades passing since his death, his sister said she felt his presence, just as he brought life... Hundreds gathered Thursday to see military honors bestowed at the graveside of Cesar Chavez, and despite more than two decades passing since his death, his sister said she felt his presence, just as he brought life to the... Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark - the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Vermont Standard
For the last 30 years, local resident and global community activist Anne Macksoud, along with co-worker, filmmaker and Shambhala teacher John Ankele, has devoted her time and energy to crafting new solutions to old but significant problems involving planet earth and its inhabitants. Describing themselves as wise Tibetan llamas or "old dogs," the business duo have become some of the leading voices of ecological wisdom in Western society in recent years, according to several national sources. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
Republican Governor Paul LePage is visiting Ellsworth today to tout his plan to cut taxes. His latest town hall meeting will be held at 6 o'clock in the theatre of Ellsworth High School. Comment?
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