Every police officer involved in the fatal shooting of a citizen has been cleared by the VT Attorney General. Is the problem too much use of deadly force - or too little mental health treatment for those who eventually became victims?Read more
Rashad Nashid was sentenced to 12.5 years for a shooting that resulted in a woman bystander being shot in the chest outside of Nectar’s, a popular Burlington nightspot in 2018. A year earlier Nashid was charged in connection with the fentanyl overdose death of a Burlington woman.Read more
A Bennington middle school student was arrested and removed from school for threatening to shoot a teacher.Read more
A retired U.S. Army soldier and former Berlin, VT police department officer has been granted some holiday relief from the 24-hour curfew he’s been living under since being charged with a road-rage shooting.Read more
A woman shot in 2018 outside Nectar’s on Main Street in Burlington by a New Jersey felon in illegal possession of firearms has settled her lawsuit - against the bar.Read more
Seen this pickup truck? State police post photos in connection with truck driver shooting – Brattleboro Reformer
Vermont State Police have issued four photos of a silver Toyota Tacoma pickup truck that was seen in the vicinity of the fatal shooting of a truck driver in Bartonsville.Read more
Police have released a photo of the firearm used by Chris Louras Jr., 23, to fire into the Rutland City Police Department Tuesday morning in a “driveby”. He was later shot and killed by city police, who have been identified. No word yet on whether the firearm was acquired legally.Read more
Christopher Louras, 23, died after being shot by Rutland City police Tuesday morning. Police say he first shot into the Rutland police department office. He may be linked to a possible homicide in Salisbury, police say. He was the son of former Rutland mayor Chris Louras.
Rutland city police this morning followed and shot dead a man who fired bullets into the police station. The incident stopped Amtrak train traffic because the final encounter between police and the shooter occurred on the train tracks. Neither the shooter’s name or motive is known at this time. Suicide by cop?Read more
A school shooting task force wants to make schools safer by letting the grownups monitor students' social media. Big Brother much?