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Today at 04:37AM
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard hiring 715 workers

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard says it's in the process of hiring more than 700 workers.

Today at 03:39AM
Report calls for changes to Vermont child safety

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) - A private assessment of how Vermont handles child protection cases says workers need to be better trained and more focused on their priorities.

Today at 03:06AM
Vermont Veterans Home board OKs fewer beds

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Veterans' Home Board of Trustees has voted to take steps to reduce the number of patient beds it is licensed for, from 171 beds to 130.

Today at 02:52AM
Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) - Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out.

Today at 02:38AM
Portsmouth says Uber drivers get same regs as cabs

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The City of Portsmouth says that drivers for ride-booking companies such as Uber meet the city's definition of taxi drivers and are subject to the same regulations.

Today at 01:57AM
Ex-cop enters not guilty plea to drug, gun theft

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A former detective in the Colchester Police Department has pleaded not guilty to charges he stole drugs and a gun from an evidence room.

Today at 01:28AM
Univ. of Vermont staff reject union representation

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - University of Vermont staff members have voted not to be represented by the Vermont State Employees Association union.

Today at 01:20AM
Police follow ATV tracks on road, make DUI arrest

DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) - State police in Vermont say ATV tracks on a snowy road led them to charge an 18-year-old Derby Line man with drunken driving.

Dec 17
Winning numbers drawn in 'Gimme 5' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Gimme 5" game were:

Dec 17
Revis heads back to MetLife Stadium as Jets' enemy

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Darrelle Revis has been back before, as an opposing player taking on the New York Jets.

Dec 17
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Pick 3 Evening" game were:

Dec 17
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Pick 4 Evening" game were:

Dec 17
Shumlin Won't Seek Single Payer Health in 2015

Montpelier -- Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says he's not going to ask lawmakers to pass a single-payer health care system in the upcoming session of the state Legislature. Shumlin made the announcement today…

Dec 17
Convicted murderer facing death returns to court

BOSTON (AP) - A man who was sentenced to death for carjacking and killing two Massachusetts men appeared in court Wednesday for the first time in more than a decade.

Dec 17
Man facing death penalty in court for 1st time in decade

BOSTON (AP) - A man who was sentenced to death for carjacking and killing two Massachusetts men has appeared in federal court for the first time in more than a decade.

Dec 17
Man gets life sentence in Vermont teacher's death

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - A man accused with his wife of kidnapping and killing a teacher was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison, with the judge saying they hunted their victim like prey.

Dec 17
Man gets life, maybe parole, in teacher death

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont man convicted of first degree murder in the 2012 kidnapping and killing of a St. Johnsbury teacher has been sentenced to life in prison.

Dec 17
Vermont man gets life in kidnapping and killing of prep school teacher

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - Vermont man gets life in kidnapping and killing of prep school teacher.

Dec 17
Governor abandons single-payer health care plan

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Calling it the biggest disappointment of his career, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday he was abandoning plans to make Vermont the first state in the country with a universal, publicly funded health care system.

Dec 17
Charges: Stun gun, zip ties used on abducted teen

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A man used death threats, a stun gun, zip ties and a shock collar to control a teenage girl he's accused of kidnapping at gunpoint, imprisoning and sexually assaulting over nine months, according to indictments released Wednesday.

Dec 17
Man guilty in teacher death says he didn't do it

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont man convicted of first degree murder in the 2012 killing of a St. Johnsbury teacher says he feels terrible for what happened, but he was convicted of a crime he didn't commit.

Dec 17
Ex-prosecutor sentenced for child porn, fleeing

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Maine's former top drug prosecutor who fled the state and set off a nationwide manhunt after being convicted of child pornography charges was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 16 years in prison.