Thursday, May 23 2013 2:51 PM EDT2013-05-23 18:51:07 GMT
Crews are responding to a garbage truck that caught fire off Shelburne Road in Shelburne, Vt. According to the Shelburne Fire Department, something in the back of a Casella Waste truck caught fire. TheMore >>
Crews are responding to a garbage truck that caught fire off Shelburne Road in Shelburne, Vt.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 2:04 PM EDT2013-05-23 18:04:40 GMT
The N.H. Senate is expected to take up a bill Thursday to legalize medical marijuana in the state. According to the legislation HB573, it would allow patients with cancer, glaucoma, positive status forMore >>
The N.H. Senate is expected to take up a bill Thursday to legalize medical marijuana in the state.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 12:34 PM EDT2013-05-23 16:34:26 GMT
The Essex Fire Department and Vermont Gas are currently investigating the smell of propane at the Edge Fitness Center in Essex, Vt.FOX44 and ABC22 reporter Michael Page says they haven't found anythingMore >>
The Essex Fire Department and Vermont Gas are currently investigating the smell of propane at the Edge Fitness Center in Essex, Vt.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 12:22 PM EDT2013-05-23 16:22:39 GMT
The annual Spring Move Out Project in Burlington Thursday. The project allows you to get rid of unwanted, but still usable household goods. You can bring clothes, books, furniture, household items, andMore >>
The annual Spring Move Out Project is being held in Burlington Thursday.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:40 AM EDT2013-05-23 14:40:21 GMT
If you're planning on traveling this holiday weekend, you're not alone. According to AAA, more than 30 million Americans will be on the roadways. On average, they'll also be driving at least 50 miles forMore >>
If you're planning on traveling this holiday weekend, you're not alone.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:31 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:31:51 GMT
Each year between 5 and 7 million animals enter a shelter. Purina Cat Chow is trying to offset some of those costs. The company is donating $200,000 to 50 shelters and that's where you come in. A quickMore >>
Each year between 5 and 7 million animals enter a shelter. Purina Cat Chow is trying to offset some of those costs. More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 8:54 AM EDT2013-05-23 12:54:39 GMT
Two sides of the law are working together in order to keep the peace at the border. Vermont State Police an Quebec's Provincial Police met to address the challenges of policing at the border in a specialMore >>
Two sides of the law are working together in order to keep the peace at the border.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 8:13 AM EDT2013-05-23 12:13:33 GMT
New details in an officer involved shooting that happened in Danville, Vt. last year.In September, 36-year-old William Mahoney was shot by a state trooper. This after police say he stole a vehicle andMore >>
New details in an officer involved shooting that happened in Danville, Vt. last year.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:21 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:21:15 GMT
The Colchester Police Department is responding to a sink hole in the area of East Road near the intersection of Austin House Road. Police say the sink hole has closed down one lane of travel.Police areMore >>
The Colchester Police Department is responding to a sink hole in the area of East Road near the intersection of Austin House Road.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:56:44 GMT
Nearly two years ago, Deborah Drewniak's family wasn't sure if she would be around after being severely injured in a texting and driving accident. Instead of focusing on herself, Drewniak wants to helpMore >>
A Vermont woman seriously injured by a teen, who was texting and driving, is trying to share her story with as many people as she can.More >>
ST. ALBANS, Vt. -
Continuing coverage on a story we first told you about last month... Police say a mom of three drove drunk and flipped her car. Her young daughters were trapped inside, but fortunately no one was seriously hurt.
Police say Michelle Medor had four times the legal alcohol limit in her system when she crashed 50 feet from her home. The 27 year old mom of three told me in court today that she hasn't had a drink since the crash.
"I'll regret it for the rest of my life," Michelle Medor said.
That's what Medor told me in court Monday, before someone shoed her away.
"You shouldn't be talking to her until you talk to your lawyer," someone in the courthouse hallway yelled.
Medor pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence and three counts of child cruelty... one count for each child.
"I'm a good person and I made a bad mistake," Medor said.
Medor told police she drank one beer before picking up her eight year old daughter and four year old twins from daycare, but police say Medor had more than four times the legal limit in her system when she flattened plants, slammed into a guardrail and ended up upside down in a ditch, in her front yard.
"Every DWI is a potentially life threatening incident," the Franklin County State's Attorney Jim Hughes said.
If you add up the time that's attached to each charge, Medor could technically spend eight years behind bars, but the state's attorney says he plans to recommend rehab instead.
"All of the treatments that we have are self-help so a person has to want to address whatever issues there are underneath," Hughes said.
Medor says she's getting help and hasn't had a drink since the day of the crash.
"I plan on going to meetings and I started counseling and I'm 45 days sober today," Medor said.
The man in court with her is the children's father. Medor's three children are in his custody. Medor and the kids' father are still in a relationship and do not live in the same house.