Thursday Apr 17
Man charged in Vt. cruiser crushing has June trial
Police say 35-year-old Roger Pion of Newport was angry about an earlier arrest for marijuana possession when he drove his father's tractor over six police cruisers and a transport van owned by the Orleans County Sheriffs' Department in 2012.
Newport man accepts plea deal
Derek Niles pleaded no contest to reckless endangerment Tuesday. He got a deferred sentence and will be on probation until April next year.
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Chittenden declared Vt.a s healthiest county
The 2014 County Health Rankings released Wednesday revealed health inequalities across the state, taking into account factors including quality of life and access to medical care, according to the Vermont Department of Health.
2 arrested following Vt. home burglaries
Police in Newport, Vt., have arrested two men in connection with at least $3,000 worth of items stolen from homes this month.