Tag Archives: FBI

Mountain Meditation
February 21, 2018

America’s killing fields and sacrificial lambs

By Marguerite Jill Dye

“Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over,” British journalist Dan Hodges tweeted when the gun debate ended after the Sandy Hook massacre where 20 elementary school children were gunned down.

We have had 239 school mass shootings since…

Local News
April 13, 2016

Investigating animal cruelty

Investigating animal cruelty

By Stephen Seitz

BRIDGEWATER—The FBI has added cruelty to animals on its list of felonies, just as the Vermont Volunteers for Animal Services Humane Society (VVSA) has entered into a contract to investigate these crimes in Windsor County.

“We have a designated…

Local News
February 24, 2016

After major drug enforcement operation, 31 facing charges

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org

RUTLAND—Dozens of Vermonters are facing drug-related charges after an operation involving multiple law enforcement agencies this week. In total 20 defendants have been arrested and cited to appear in Bennington or Rutland Superior Court facing a variety of state-level criminal charges….

State News
April 30, 2015

News Watch from Bernie Sanders

Senator Sanders

‘I’m Running’ Promising to fight “obscene levels” of income disparity and a campaign finance system that is a “real disgrace,” independent Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he will run for president as a Democrat, The Associated Press reported. Sanders on Thursday announced he…