Sounds of 2008: The Rooney Verdict

In May, much of the state’s attention was focused on Rutland. That’s where Brian Rooney of Richmond was on trial for the 2006 rape and murder of Michelle Gardner Quinn.  

Midday Newscast May 23, 2008

Brian Rooney’s conviction for the rape and murder of Michelle Gardner-Quinn will now go to the Vermont Supreme Court; the summer travel season begins today with the arrival of Memorial Day weekend;

Midday Newscast May 21, 2008

The White House press secretary says President Bush plans to veto the farm bill today; Congressman Peter Welch is in the midst of a dustup in Washington over the Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to adopt state tailpipe emission standards; more…

Midday Newscast: May 15, 2008

Testimony began this morning in the rape and murder trial of Brian Rooney of Richmond; Social service agencies say hungry Vermonters will benefit from the farm bill that passed Congress; more…

Midday Newscast May 13, 2008

At least one Vermont ski resort says this winter was the best ever; Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Department is drafting new policies that will guide management of the state’s four big game species;