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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — An inmate at the Southern State Correctional Facility attacked a guard and two others attacked a fellow prisoner Tuesday morning...

For 20 years, Vermont has gotten away with treating a chunk of its prison population like cattle. With Vermont’s own prisons maxed out, hundreds of...

The Vermont Department of Corrections has taken a lot of heat — and understandably so — since announcing last week that it’s...

Tommy Shea popped his first OxyContin at 16. A friend who was seriously injured in a car crash had a prescription for the powerful painkiller and...

On paper, Vermont taxpayers got a heckuva deal when the state transferred 270 inmates to a Pennsylvania prison last month.It costs roughly $60,000...

For going on 20 years, Vermont has had more inmates than prison cells. To get around the overcrowding problem, the Department of Corrections — with...



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