Vt. Supreme Court to address Vekos’s law license

The disciplinary counsel for a panel overseeing lawyers in Vermont is seeking a suspension of Addison County State’s Attorney Eva Vekos’s  ability to practice law after she refused to provide information about her recent medical leave following her arrest for driving under the influence.

Vekos apologizes, returns to work

Addison County State’s Attorney Eva Vekos is back on the job and apologizing for an email she sent to law enforcement leaders after her arrest for driving under the influence, in which she said she didn’t feel safe around police and disparaged their intel … (read more)

Auclair pleads guilty to killing her husband

A Monkton woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring with her son to kill her husband more than three years ago, heading off a trial that was set to begin next week.

Shooting claims Vergennes man

A Vergennes resident was one of two men who were fatally shot Sunday night in Burlington.

Vekos defends charging 14-year-old

The case of the 14-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting his peer in Bristol last week has raised questions around charging juveniles as adults and where they should be held.

State police investigate Sheriff Newton

The chief criminal investigator for the Vermont State Police said his agency is investigating a reported “domestic disturbance” at the Middlebury home of Addison County Sheriff Peter Newton in February.

Court criticizes Corrections on furlough procedures

The Vermont Supreme Court slammed the state Department of Corrections this month over its handling of furlough cases, calling the system close to a “procedural mockery” and demanding that the department “do better for the persons subject to the rules.”

Gun charges for Brandon felon

BRANDON — A Brandon man is facing charges of illegally possessing firearms just weeks after his neighbor penned a USA Today commentary about “assault-weaponed bullies” in the town of about 4,000 people.Federal and local authorities raided Eric Grenier’s h … (read more)