Thursday, May 23 2013 9:08 PM EDT2013-05-24 01:08:29 GMT
A staple atop Church Street in downtown Burlington is gone. We told you the fountain was being removed last month. Church Street Marketplace leaders say it was too expensive to run and blocked foot traffic.More >>
A staple atop Church Street in downtown Burlington is gone.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:01 PM EDT2013-05-24 01:01:37 GMT
If you're approached by a Vermont State Trooper, there's one thing you may not see, a tattoo. That's because for six years the department hasn't allowed visible ink.But VSP Captain David Notte saysMore >>
Vermont State Police say it's considering changing its tattoo policy, to get more recruits. Right now you can't have any visible tattoos, but that could soon change.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:54 PM EDT2013-05-23 22:54:33 GMT
Yesterday's quick downpour is leaving long-term damage to Burlington roads and businesses. So much so it has the Department of Public Works looking closely at making some major repairs to the entire system. TheMore >>
Yesterday's quick downpour is leaving long-term damage to Burlington roads and businesses.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:24 PM EDT2013-05-23 22:24:21 GMT
Undocumented immigrants in Vermont won a huge battle in the state legislature this year that will eventually give them the chance to earn driver's licenses. That includes Jose Norman. "I've been hereMore >>
The new law won't take effect until January 2014.More >>
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 >>
The FBI says that less than one percent of our population is capable of claiming the title... serial killer. And because these cases are so rare, that's likely where the fascination comes from.
We've seen many posts on our Facebook page asking more about Israel Keyes. And we continue to have questions ourselves.
I sat down with a Vermont Law School professor and former federal prosecutor to get her perspective on the mind of a killer.
"It's jack the ripper, Hannibal lector, that's who Israel Keyes was," Michele Martinez Campbell said.
They're among the select group who kill for pleasure, often times taking multiple lives over a long period of time. Israel Keyes, the man who confessed to killing the Essex couple, Bill and Lorraine Currier - by FBI definition was a serial killer.
"Most serial killers, contrary to public perception are in the community, they often are married and often are employed, they're usually not loners the way that Israel Keyes was," Martinez Campbell said.
The long list of unanswered questions no doubt remains. How did Keyes have the ability to commit such a horrific crime? But after details were released Monday, we started to have a better understanding of what happened to the Currier's and who was responsible.
"He had clearly established criteria for his victims in order to evade capture," Martinez Campbell said.
The Currier's met that criteria. Keyes stalked them like prey, and then attacked.
"With killers who commit multiple murders, they become very skilled at disposing of bodies," Martinez Campbell said.
Some serial killers want the recognition that comes with the crime, others like Keyes, didn't want to be known. Keyes even told police he'd stop cooperating if his name got out publicly.
"I don't think it's impossible that somebody who commits crimes like this could feel remorse," Martinez Campbell said.
Keyes went to great lengths to avoid being caught. He'd drive for miles, and because he used different methods to kill his victims across the country, the murders were never linked.
"There really is a great sense of fear that is created in the average person because they worry that they might be next," Martinez Campbell said.
Of the eight people Keyes said he killed, one of the victim's deaths was even declared accidental by police, so the Currier's tragic story by far generated the most media attention.
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