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Video shows suspect allegedly trying to run over cop

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 1:54pm
Burlington's police chief has posted body cam video of an assault and robbery suspect allegedly trying to run over a cop. 

Montpelier City Council considers blight ordinance

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 1:07pm
The Montpelier City Council in Vermont is considering a new ordinance that could force the demolition of blighted properties.

NH attorney general: 6 overdose deaths linked to carfentanil

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:58pm
New Hampshire's attorney general says the number of overdose deaths linked to a deadly synthetic drug powerful enough to tranquilize elephants is up to six.

Smugglers' Notch highway officially open for summer

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:55pm
The narrow mountain highway known as Smugglers' Notch that links the Vermont towns of Stowe and Jeffersonville is now open for the season. 

College of St. Joseph clears apartments for student housing

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:47pm
The College of St. Joseph in Vermont is clearing a number of units at recently acquired apartment buildings to make way for student housing.

Police make arrest in convenience store crash

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:35pm
Police have made an arrest in a convenience store crash this weekend where the driver took off. 

Scott to announce marijuana decision Wednesday

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:11pm
We now know when Gov. Phil Scott will announce the fate of legal marijuana in Vermont. 

NY Democrats: Create NY service corps based on AmeriCorps

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:17am
Democratic lawmakers in New York state are calling for the creation of a new state service corps, similar to the federal AmeriCorps program.

Measure would clarify NH absentee voter signature rules

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:15am
New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a measure to help clarify signature verification requirements for absentee ballots.

Group opposed to school nickname change cleared

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:12am
A group opposed to changing South Burlington High School's mascot name has been cleared of campaign finance violations before the school budget was voted down on Town Meeting Day in March.

Burlington mall project gets go-ahead from Vt. Environmental Court

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:08am
A new town center mall in Vermont's largest city will not be delayed after residents sought to halt construction through a Vermont Environmental Court ruling.

Vermont panel says deli failed to abide by service dog rules

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:04am
The Vermont Human Rights Commission has found reasonable grounds to believe that a Montpelier convenience store and deli discriminated against a customer who was asked to leave because of his service dog.

How young is too young for social media?

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:38am
According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry more than 60% of teens, ages 13 to 17, have at least one profile on a social networking site. 

Burlington officials to create new landlord ranking database

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:52am
The Queen City has about 10,000 rental units. Burlington officials are putting together a new resource to give tenants a hint at what they're signing up for. 

Crews respond to massive fire in Hardwick

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:43pm
The old “Flood Zone” building on Wolcott Street went up in flames Monday night. The owner tells Channel 3 that he believes the building was vacant and that it had no heating or electricity. Also, there had plans to have the building demolished. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

Developers hope to open historic Saranac Lake hotel this summer

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:49pm
A historic hotel in Saranac Lake has been undergoing major renovations.

Regulators seek sound limit on Vt. wind turbines

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:49pm
Could wind turbines soon be functionally banned in Vermont? Regulators are seeking a sound limit on wind power projects that would be among the quietest in the country.

Weekend accidents illustrate risks of ATVs and UTVs

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:45pm
A Utility Terrain Vehicle is routinely used for rescues by the Williston Fire Department, including one on Sunday that sent two people to the hospital. 

Police search for wanted man after car rams into St. Albans gas station

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:44pm
Police are looking for a man who drove through a gas station window and then ran off.

Vt. woman pleads not guilty after allegedly leading police on wild chase

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:41pm
A Vermont woman is back in her home less than 24 hours after allegedly ramming a sheriff's deputy during a car chase.