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Nashua man charged with calling in phony bomb threat at homeless shelter

NASHUA – Police arrested a homeless man Thursday and charged him with contacting the media to cover what he said would be a bomb explosion … Full story    
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State’s first court for veterans opened in Nashua Thursday

NASHUA – New Hampshire’s first court program designed to assist veterans who are struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder and other combat-related conditions to navigate through … Full story    
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Nashua man charged with firing accidental gunshot into city apartment

NASHUA – Police arrested a city man on felony charges earlier this month and accused him of accidentally firing a bullet into an apartment complex. … Full story    
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Nashua police charge Bedford woman with fraud

NASHUA – Police arrested a Bedford woman this week they said defrauded a local bank. Police were contacted by the bank and told it had … Full story    
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Nashua woman facing theft charge in check cashing scheme

NASHUA – A Nashua woman is facing a felony theft charge after police arrested her this week and accused her of a check cashing scheme. … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Hudson man arrested after police say he drove 132 MPH in Toyota Supra on Everett Turnpike in Nashua

NASHUA – State Police arrested a Hudson man they said was racing another car on F.E. Everett Turnpike Wednesday morning topping speeds of 130 mph. … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Man allegedly stabbed another man during domestic dispute

NASHUA – Police arrested a Nashua resident last week who they said stabbed a man who tried to intervene in a domestic assault. Police were … Full story    
Published:  July 8, 2014

Nashua firefighter faces federal child pornography charges

NASHUA – A member of Nashua Fire Rescue has been placed on home confinement following his first appearance in federal court on child pornography charges, … Full story    
Published:  July 8, 2014

Slain Nashua EMT to receive award for heroism

NASHUA – A local man and EMT who died nearly three years ago while saving two women from a knife-wielding attacker was named the recipient … Full story    
Published:  July 3, 2014

Man pleads guilty to selling heroin to police informant

NASHUA – A Nashua man will spend the next year and a half in federal prison after pleading guilty to selling heroin to a police … Full story    
Published:  July 3, 2014

Police: Man lied about being stabbed in the leg in Nashua

Nashua police arrested a man early Monday morning after accusing him of stabbing himself to convince police he had been assaulted. Police were called to … Full story    
Published:  July 1, 2014

Hudson man found not guilty of sex assault

NASHUA – A Hudson man was found not guilty of raping, molesting and assaulting a young girl following a jury trial last week. A Hillsborough … Full story    
Published:  July 1, 2014

Nashua man accused of trying to take officer’s gun in scuffle

A Nashua man is facing two felony charges after police accused him of trying to take an officer’s handgun while trying to harm himself. Police … Full story    
Published:  June 30, 2014

Nashua man accused of punching, robbing man outside store

A Nashua man was arrested Saturday evening after police charged him with punching and robbing a man outside a city convenience store. Nashua police were … Full story    
Published:  June 30, 2014

VFW would be a welcome presence

With rising crime rates in my Crown Hill neighborhood, it’s no wonder the community is on edge. It seems no one is safe – even … Full story    
Published:  June 30, 2014

Nashua police use data analysis to direct officers to ‘hot zones’

NASHUA – Nashua police are turning to statistics and analysis to put more cops where the crime is. Since April 1, police leaders have been … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

3 charged with murder in New Hampshire man’s death

DOVER (AP) – Three men charged with first- degree murder in the stabbing death of an 18-year-old New Hampshire man are being held without bail. Attorney … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2014

‘Jack the Snipper’ suspect pleads guilty to indecent exposure in Nashua

NASHUA – Jeffrey Gelinas, the man police identified as the chief suspect in the “Jack the Snipper” case a decade ago, pleaded guilty Thursday to … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2014

Man trapped in burning Brookline house was found with thermal-imaging camera, rescued

BROOKLINE – Town firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to find and rescue a man trapped inside a burning house Tuesday night. The victim, Greg … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2014

Hudson man arrested in Vermont and charged in Nashua with indecent exposure

A Hudson man was arrested in Vermont and later charged by Nashua police with exposing himself to a child multiple times. Police and the Division … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2014

Sexual assault trial begins

NASHUA – A 14-year-old girl took the witness stand Tuesday and told jurors that a Hudson man had raped, molested, assaulted and threatened her for … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2014

Former Nashua resident indicted on charges of molesting boy in 1980s

NASHUA – A former Cub Scout and Little League volunteer and former Nashua resident was indicted on dozens of sexual assault counts accusing him of … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2014

Nashua residents to spend time in jail after lying to court, lawyers about arrest

NASHUA – Two Nashua residents learned the hard way that lying in court can come back to bite you. Candido Vazquez-Matos, 20, and Kerrie Fisette, … Full story    
Published:  June 24, 2014

Several Nashuans arrested, charged with selling drugs

NASHUA – For the second time this week, Nashua police have charged a number of city residents with selling heroin and other drugs. Three people … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2014

Bedford teen charged with stealing from police trailer in Merrimack

A Bedford teenager was arrested by Merrimack police on Thursday and charged with stealing from – of all people – the police. Merrimack police were … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2014

Man killed in Windham motorcycle crash

WINDHAM – State police are investigating a motorcycle crash on Interstate 93 in Windham Thursday that took the life of a Massachusetts man. Troopers were … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2014

Police: Man arranged to meet a woman at Nashua motel; she brought 3 friends and robbed him

Nashua police arrested four people accused of attacking and robbing a man inside his city hotel room in April. Police were called to the Crowne … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2014

Governor signs domestic violence bill named for slain Amherst boy

Flanked by the Amherst mom who spurred this movement, Gov. Maggie Hassan privately signed “Joshua’s Law” on Thursday, creating the crime of domestic violence that … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2014

Nashua police charge three with selling heroin, cocaine

Nashua police have charged three Nashua residents with dealing heroin and cocaine in the city. Based on investigations conducted by detectives in the Narcotics Intelligence … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2014

Police: Nashua man facing felony charge in Merrimack, Londonderry after damaging stranger’s lawn, DWI and domestic assault

Police have charged a Nashua man with going on a criminal tear through Merrimack and Londonderry on Tuesday, including driving drunk, domestic assault and – … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2014

Lawyers say witness account contradicts Nashua police version of officer-involved shooting

NASHUA – Defense attorneys say there is an eye witness who disputes the official version of an officer-involved shooting this winter. Craig Riley’s public defender, … Full story    
Published:  June 18, 2014

2 charged with heroin possession in Merrimack

Merrimack police charged two people with heroin possession after looking into a suspicious car at a local business. A Merrimack officer spotted a vehicle parked … Full story    
Published:  June 18, 2014

Police investigating unattended death in Merrimack

MERRIMACK – Police are investigating the death of a Manchester woman who was found at a home at 86 Wire Road in Merrimack earlier this … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2014

Police track stolen truck from Nashua to Boston; passenger claims he was kidnapped

A Massachusetts man has been arrested after he was seen driving a stolen truck in Nashua and pursued all the way to Boston, and authorities … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2014

Nashua police investigating two Fletcher Street home invasion robberies

NASHUA – Two home invasion robberies on the same street last week have Nashua police on the hunt for a pair of unidentified men. The … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2014

Nashuan charged with beating man with a rock, held on $100k bail

Nashua police charged a city man with seriously injuring another man by beating him with a rock Saturday afternoon. Police were called to the area … Full story    
Published:  June 16, 2014

Nashua judge rules Mass. man faking mental illness, declares him competent for rape trial

NASHUA – A judge agreed with an expert in psychiatry that a 29-year-old Massachusetts man is essentially faking mental illness in an attempt to avoid … Full story    
Published:  June 16, 2014

Fire damages Hudson home, displaces residents

HUDSON – Residents of a smoke-filled Pelham Road home escaped safely early Saturday morning, and firefighters were able to keep the bulk of the damage … Full story    
Published:  June 15, 2014

Nashua woman charged with soliciting Mass. undercover officer inside public library

TEWKSBURY, Mass. – A Nashua woman had more than research on her mind when she went into the Tewksbury Public Library on Tuesday. Police accuse … Full story    
Published:  June 13, 2014

Nashua PAL fundraiser will feature softball game between police, firefighters

NASHUA – Nashua police officers and firefighters will clash once again – this time on the baseball diamond Saturday. The Nashua Police Athletic League will … Full story    
Published:  June 13, 2014

Nashua police charge two with BB gun spree that damaged dozens of vehicles

NASHUA – Nashua police arrested two teenagers and charged them with shooting out the windows of dozens of cars and causing thousands of dollars in … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2014

Martel lawyer grills forensic expert about past evidence contamination

NASHUA – Defense attorneys grilled a state forensic expert about the four times his own DNA ended up on evidence in criminal trials during the … Full story    
Published:  June 12, 2014

Convicted murderer and former Merrimack resident testifies against father in his sex assault trial

NASHUA – A former Merrimack high school athlete and convicted murderer spent hours on the witness stand in a Nashua courtroom Tuesday, testifying against her … Full story    
Published:  June 11, 2014

Police: At least 65 cars damaged in Nashua, Hudson shooting spree

NASHUA – Police are investigating a trail of damage that stretches from the Massachusetts border to the Merrimack town line after receiving dozens of reports … Full story    
Published:  June 9, 2014

Nashua drug court to kick off, whether federal funds arrive or not

NASHUA – The first participants in a new drug court will begin the 18- to 24-month program by the end of this month – months … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2014

Nashua police say man threatened woman with stabbing, hot oil

NASHUA – A Nashua man who allegedly kept a girlfriend in her apartment for five hours while threatening to stab her and burn her with … Full story    
Published:  June 7, 2014

Killer is accuser in sex assault

NASHUA – A former Merrimack woman serving a 20-40 year murder sentence was sitting on the other side of a Nashua courtroom Thursday, this time … Full story    
Published:  June 6, 2014

Nashua pair charged with multiple crimes dating back to April

NASHUA – Two Nashua residents are facing a pack of felony charges after police accused them of an assortment of crimes dating back to April. … Full story    
Published:  June 5, 2014

Nashua teen faces felony burglary charge

A Nashua teenager is facing a felony burglary charge after police accused him of breaking into a home early Tuesday morning. Police were called to … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Hudson man accused of assaulting police personnel

A Hudson man is facing several felony counts after police charged him with assaulting a civilian police employee following a drunken driving arrest. Police were … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Nashua man back in jail accused of violating sentence in sexual assault case

NASHUA – A Nashua man who avoided prison by accepting a plea deal in a sexual assault case last month is back in jail and … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Widow of Amherst man struck and killed in December urges driver face consequences

AMHERST – The widow of a former town fire chief who was struck and killed in front of his Amherst home in December is appealing … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Homicide indictment for Christmas Eve car accident that killed Brookline woman

NASHUA – Two men involved in separate fatal car crashes this winter have been indicted on negligent homicide charges. Greg Cullen, 31, of 166 Badger … Full story    
Published:  June 3, 2014

Police say report of shots fired in Nashua could be a hoax

The Nashua police SWAT unit descended on a Donna Street home Monday evening after someone reported shots fired. But police said information indicates the call … Full story    
Published:  June 3, 2014

Police investigating Hudson crash involving ambulance

Hudson police are investigating a Monday morning crash on Lowell Road that involved an ambulance. Police were called to the intersection of Lowell Road and … Full story    
Published:  June 2, 2014

Nashua man reaches plea agreement with prosecutors after robbing a Nashua bank in November

CONCORD – A Nashua man has reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors after robbing a Nashua bank in November. Richard Marquis will plead guilty … Full story    
Published:  June 2, 2014

Nashua police say arrests put 6 behind bars, lead to seizure of 248 grams of heroin

NASHUA – Nashua police made drug arrests Thursday in three separate incidents that put six people behind bars and took nearly half a pound of … Full story    
Published:  May 31, 2014

Nashua police make third arrest in commercial burglary investigation

NASHUA – A local woman is facing several felony charges after becoming the third person arrested in connection with a commercial burglary in the city … Full story    
Published:  May 31, 2014

Nashua woman with $4,000 worth of jewelry charged with receiving stolen property

A Nashua woman was arrested Thursday and charged with having jewelry worth more than $4,000 that had been stolen from a Nashua home. Police had … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Nashua man charged with stealing from mall store

A Nashua man is facing a felony theft charge after being accused of stealing clothes from a store in the Pheasant Lane Mall. Nashua police … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Woman accused of setting up fraudulent credit accounts at Nashua stores

CONCORD – A Massachusetts woman is facing federal charges she helped run a identity fraud ring and used fraudulent credit lines at Nashua stores to … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Hudson police charge Alvirne teenager with criminal threatening for creating ‘hit list’ of other students

HUDSON – Hudson police have charged a 16-year-old student with criminal threatening after learning about a “hit list” the student authored that included the names … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

AG rules Nashua couple’s 2013 deaths a murder-suicide

NASHUA – Reginald Danboise left notes and a substantial amount of money for his daughters before killing his wife and himself last summer and was … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2014

Nashua man’s attempted murder trial delayed after questions of competency

NASHUA – A city man’s attempted murder case has stalled in court while lawyers struggle to determine whether he is competent to stand trial – … Full story    
Published:  May 29, 2014

Milford man sentenced for illegally selling guns

CONCORD – A Milford man will spend nearly three years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally selling guns to federal agents. Richard Ouellette, 28, … Full story    
Published:  May 29, 2014

Merrimack police looking for tips to find man who assaulted 9-year-old

Merrimack police are looking for help from residents to find a man who assaulted a 9-year-old girl Tuesday afternoon. The girl and her mother told … Full story    
Published:  May 28, 2014

Nashua man charged with robbing three at gunpoint

Police arrested a man Friday morning and accused him of trying to rob three people on a city street early Thursday morning. Police were called … Full story    
Published:  May 28, 2014

Police: Mass. group robs Nashua gas station videocam

NASHUA – Police in two states are investigating a violent “takeover” robbery of a city gas station Thursday night after the arrest of four Massachusetts … Full story    
Published:  May 24, 2014

Nashua police charge Salem teen in connection with November robbery

NASHUA – Nashua police charged a teenager with taking part in a robbery in November in which a store clerk was beaten with a tire … Full story    
Published:  May 24, 2014

Hudson woman charged with forgery, stalking

NASHUA – Nashua police said they arrested a Hudson woman charged with forging a personal check after finding her in the company of a man … Full story    
Published:  May 24, 2014

Convicted murderer Spader injured in prison altercation

The man considered the ringleader of the four local young men who murdered a Mont Vernon mother and severely injured her then-11-year-old daughter in 2009 … Full story    
Published:  May 23, 2014

Nashua man arrested on weapons charge

Nashua police arrested a man, who they were investigating for stealing a gun, for possession of a different weapon. Nashua detectives arrested Richard Lariviere, 44, … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Nashua man charged with beating, concussing teenage girl

Nashua police arrested a Nashua man they said beat a 17-year-old girl Wednesday. Police were called to a home in the area of East Dunstable … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Thousands gather for police officer Stephen Arkell’s memorial videocam

New Hampshire State Police Col. Robert L. Quinn looked out over a sea of uniforms, glanced up at the crowded bleachers at Exeter High School’s … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Mourners find own ways to remember fallen Brentwood officer

A registered nurse at Exeter Hospital, Rae Silva stood just outside Exteter High School’s Eustis Field on Wednesday afternoon knowing there was a very good … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Man charged after stolen car careens into Merrimack house

A 34-year-old Manchester man was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with driving a stolen car into a house in Merrimack while intoxicated. Police were called … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2014

Hudson man facing drug charges following Tuesday arrest

A Hudson man was arrested Tuesday and charged with selling heroin three times. Hudson police and FBI Safe Streets Task Force agents arrested Kristopher Bouchard, … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2014

Wind, water and fire keep Nashua, area officials busy Tuesday morning

NASHUA – Dry, gusty winds raised havoc in downtown Nashua and spots throughout the area Tuesday morning, causing power outages and brush fires and fanning … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2014

Two-alarm fire damages Merrimack condo

MERRIMACK – A two-alarm fire burned in a Merrimack condominium at 16 Suncook Terrace on Tuesday, bringing several towns to the scene and for station … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2014

Police memorial adds 2; newest killing is backdrop

CONCORD – Last week’s killing of a Brentwood police officer cast a gloomy shadow on Monday’s already-solemn ceremony to honor New Hampshire police officers who … Full story    
Published:  May 20, 2014

Merrimack police charge woman found in gas station bathroom with drug possession

Merrimack police arrested a woman on Friday after finding her unconscious in a gas station bathroom. Police were called to Bon Bon’s Mobile at 140 … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2014

Merrimack police charge two men with attempted home break-in

Merrimack police arrested two men Sunday afternoon after a homeowner told police the pair was trying to break into her home. A homeowner on Bel … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2014

AG still investigating May 4 Nashua shooting; second victim released from hospital

NASHUA – The woman who was injured in a double shooting near Holman Stadium on May 2 that left a Hudson man dead has been … Full story    
Published:  May 18, 2014

Hollis man with weapons in house surrenders peacefully after standoff

HOLLIS – Hollis police charged a man with a pair of misdemeanors after a five-hour standoff Thursday night and Friday morning. Police were called to … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2014

AG report: Nashua police officer justified to shoot suspect

NASHUA – The Nashua police officer who shot a shoplifting suspect in March was back to full duty this week after being cleared of any … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2014

Nashua man charged with burglarizing Merrimack home

Merrimack police arrested a Nashua man on Thursday after a homeowner said he caught the man burglarizing his home. Police were called to the home … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2014

Nashua man accused of rape has charges dropped just before trail was about to begin

NASHUA – A county prosecutor dropped assault and rape charges against a Nashua man after the alleged victim decided she wouldn’t testify. Steven Hall’s aggravated … Full story    
Published:  May 16, 2014

CBS to add 5 series in fall; Tea Leoni in drama

NEW YORK (AP) – Tea Leoni will portray the U.S. secretary of state in a new CBS drama this fall, the long-running comedy “Two and … Full story    
Published:  May 14, 2014

Manchester roofing contractor to serve prison time for taking customers’ deposits

The owner of a Manchester roofing business pleaded guilty to ripping off customers in Hillsborough and Rockingham counties Tuesday and will spend as much as … Full story    
Published:  May 14, 2014

Jail sentence for negligent death of baby may be reduced

NASHUA – A judge will decide whether to reduce a Merrimack woman’s prison sentence for negligently drowning her baby son, based on her work in … Full story    
Published:  May 13, 2014

Canadian high court to rule on 1988 Nashua murder suspects’ extradition

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments over whether two Canadian citizens should be extradited to New Hampshire to face murder charges in a … Full story    
Published:  May 12, 2014

Crime in Nashua on roller coaster

NASHUA – Crime in Nashua is up – and down – again this year, according to the Nashua Police Department’s 2013 annual Crime Report. It … Full story    
Published:  May 11, 2014

Nashua man pleads guilty to assault; rape charges dropped as part of plea deal

NASHUA – A Nashua man will not serve any prison time after a prosecutor dropped rape charges against him involving an attack in Mine Falls … Full story    
Published:  May 10, 2014

Convicted sex offender who lives in Nashua charged with failing to report

A Nashua man and registered sexual offender was charged with failing to report to police that he was working in Massachusetts. Nashua police were told … Full story    
Published:  May 7, 2014

Nashua residents accused of trying to rob woman to buy cocaine

Two Nashua residents were arrested Saturday and charged with concocting a scheme to rob a woman in broad daylight in order to buy drugs. Paul … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2014

Mont Vernon man formally charged in Amherst man’s death

A day after the state Senate passed a bill banning cellphone use while driving, a 20-year-old Mont Vernon man was indicted on a charge of … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2014

Nashua shooting victim’s family, friends shaken, searching for answers

NASHUA – Juan Martinez remembers the moment the horrible news reached him and David Carrero late Friday afternoon. “We didn’t believe it. We can’t believe … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2014

Nashua man charged with choking, punching woman

A Nashua man was arrested and charged with choking and punching a woman last week. Nashua police were called to a home on Ash Street … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2014

Man uninjured after high-speed chase, turnpike crash

A Massachusetts man was held on bail Monday morning, two days after being charged with leading police on a chase that topped 100 mph before … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2014

Nashua alderman, recognizing budget pressures, split on plan for more cops

NASHUA – Opinions were predictably split among aldermen following their first look at Police Chief John Seusing’s recommendation to expand the city’s police force by … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2014

Two shot in Nashua; police seek gunman

NASHUA – Police descended on a neighborhood in the middle of Nashua late Friday afternoon after a two people were shot, and they began a … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2014

Merrimack man facing trial on sex assault charges arrested in Florida

NASHUA – A Merrimack man, who fled the area before his trial on child sexual assault charges started this week, was caught Thursday by U.S. … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2014

Nashua man pleads guilty to robbing store, hitting clerk with tire iron

A Nashua man who robbed a city convenience store and hit the store clerk with a tire iron in November pleaded guilty this week to … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2014

Trial for Nashua man accused of assault, rape scheduled

The trial of a man accused of beating and raping a woman in December 2012 is scheduled to start in Nashua this month. Steven Hall, … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2014

Nashua man’s sentence in kidnapping includes suspended time if he earns GED, gets addiction help

NASHUA – A Nashua man pleaded guilty to kidnapping and robbing a family member and will spend at least three years in prison. Shaun Driscoll, … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2014

Probe into financial practices at Nashua Police Relief Association closed

NASHUA – The New Hampshire Charitable Trusts Unit has closed its investigation of financial practices at the Nashua Police Relief Association, determining the nonprofit group … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2014

Merrimack police investigating SUV vs. home crash

Merrimack police charged a man with negligent driving after his SUV left the roadway and smashed into a house on Amherst Road on Saturday. Merrimack … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Second man sentenced after crash that ultimately led to Nashua man’s death

NASHUA – Liz Takacs was back in court Wednesday for the second time this week. She was again talking to a man she believes helped … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Milford man accused of terrorizing, threatening to kill woman

MILFORD – A local man accused of beating, terrorizing and holding a gun to the head of his girlfriend at her apartment two weeks ago … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Man sent to psych unit for killing

NASHUA – A Nashua man who pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing his elderly sister will spend at least the next five … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2014

Mother of murdered Amherst boy wants Joshua’s Law to protect other children from domestic violence

CONCORD – Advocates are looking forward to what they hope is a historic series of votes Wednesday on bills designed to enhance protections for crime … Full story    
Published:  April 30, 2014

2 1/2 year prison sentence too light for Nashua man in accident with motorcyclist who later died, says wife of victim

NASHUA – One of the two men charged in connection to a crash last summer that seriously injured a Nashua man who eventually died was … Full story    
Published:  April 30, 2014

Nashua man charged with attacking teen girl beaten up for his trouble

NASHUA -- A man accused of trying to stab a teenage girl Monday night was beaten up instead. Nashua police were called to a home … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Nashua woman charged with fraud following Mass. burglary

NASHUA – A woman was arrested Monday evening and charged with pawning items taken during a Massachusetts burglary and using stolen credit cards at stores … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Nashua man charged with shooting himself, facing felony charge

NASHUA – A man was arrested this weekend and charged with shooting himself in the leg. Nashua police were called to the area of St. … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Hudson man, Rockingham inmate charged with selling heroin in Nashua

A Hudson man already in jail was arrested by Nashua police on Monday and charged with selling heroin. Nashua police arrested Christopher Overka, 38, of … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Nashua police charge teen with burglary

Nashua police didn’t have to look far to recover items taken during an April 27 burglary since the victims had already tracked their property to … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Merrimack Crimeline offering $1K for information on stolen VFW plaque

MERRIMACK – Michael Theroux doesn’t care who took the 100-pound bronze emblem from the front of the Merrimack Veterans of Foreign Wars post. He just … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2014

Nashua man sentenced to prison after rape convictions

MANCHESTER – A 50-year-old Nashua man was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison last week for sexually assaulting a teenage girl multiple times … Full story    
Published:  April 27, 2014

Nashua man charged with selling heroin, possessing cocaine

A Nashua man was arraigned in court Friday after being charged with selling heroin to an agent of the Nashua Police Department on two occasions. … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Nashua man charged with trying to pay woman to drop charges

A Nashua man was arrested and charged with trying to pay a woman to drop domestic violence charges against a mutual acquaintance. Nashua police arrested … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Hollis man charged with molesting 9-year-old girl

HOLLIS – A Hollis man remains behind bars after being charged with several counts of sexual assault on a child. Michael Care, 52, of 451 … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Supreme court: Brookline must bargain with police unit

BROOKLINE – Brookline has to bargain with the local police union for a contract even though the town believes the union doesn’t have enough members … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2014

Suspects in Nashua, Hudson arraigned on methamphetamine charges

NASHUA – Two people were arraigned on charges they were making methamphetamine in their apartments following raids by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local police … Full story    
Published:  April 25, 2014

Former Merrimack man pleads guilty to federal child pornography charge

CONCORD – Keith Burns, formerly of Merrimack, pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography Thursday and could be sentenced to 15 years in … Full story    
Published:  April 25, 2014

Man shot by Nashua officer may use ‘stand your ground’ defense; wants to bar officers from court hearings

NASHUA – The man shot by a local police officer last month may use the state’s “stand your ground” law to defend himself against charges … Full story    
Published:  April 25, 2014

Nashua man charged with running meth lab on Lake Street

NASHUA – A 37-year-old Nashua man was charged with manufacturing drugs out of his third-floor Lake Street apartment Wednesday after federal agents executed a search … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

With new toddler at home, former Hudson woman to serve no jail time for 2011 death of 8-month-old son

NASHUA – Kristine Davis walked out of a Nashua courtroom Wednesday a free woman after pleading guilty to letting a pain patch transfer onto her … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

Judge refuses increase to former Nashua alderman’s bail

NASHUA – A former Nashua alderman facing witness tampering charges had more than 90 conversations over a six-month period with an accused career criminal held … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

Hudson woman charged in meth lab incident

HUDSON – Drug Enforcement Agency personnel arrested a Hudson woman Wednesday afternoon after an investigation into what police called “a possible meth lab” at her … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2014

Windham police searching for suspect after suspicious fire destroys truck

WINDHAM – Police are investigating whether a suspicious vehicle fire in Windham on Sunday morning could be a case of arson. Windham firefighters doused a … Full story    
Published:  April 23, 2014

Nashua couple already charged with failing to report abuse arrested on burglary charges

A married couple charged last month with failing to report child abuse was arrested Friday on burglary charges. Raymond Hebert, 37, and Lori Hebert, 39, … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Drug Take Back Day on April 26

More than a dozen local police departments will participate in another National Drug Take Back Day this weekend. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration organizes two … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Merrimack police warn residents – again – to lock vehicles

Merrimack police are warning residents to lock their cars and to especially not leave their keys in their cars, following a spate of car breakins … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

New charges filed against Nashua man accused of sex assaults

NASHUA – A 74-year-old Nashua man accused of sexually assaulting a disabled man in his care faces additional charges in Merrimack, where police levied two … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Nashua police to petition aldermen for more cops

NASHUA – Nashua Police Chief John Seusing will present a plan to expand the city’s police force to the Board of Aldermen later this month. … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2014

Federal conspiracy, fraud, ID theft charges against former Nashua man dropped after suicide

CONCORD – Federal conspiracy, fraud and identity theft charges against a former Nashua man have been dropped because the man killed himself last summer, but … Full story    
Published:  April 21, 2014

Advocates unveil PSAs to highlight teen substance abuse

CONCORD – While legislators, judges, police and treatment experts sound the alarm about New Hampshire’s now well-established heroin and opioid epidemic, one Granite State nonprofit … Full story    
Published:  April 20, 2014

Merrimack man to plead guilty to federal child pornography charge

CONCORD – A Merrimack man will plead guilty to a federal child pornography charge next week. Keith Burns, formerly of 11 Camp Sargent Road, was … Full story    
Published:  April 19, 2014

Defense attorneys say Nashua police officer may have shot suspect in the back

NASHUA – Defense attorneys say the man shot by a Nashua police officer last month may have been shot in the back, according to documents … Full story    
Published:  April 18, 2014

Sex offender arrested in Nashua on felony report, inform charges

Nashua police arrested a registered sex offender Thursday who they said failed to tell them where he was living. Police arrested Matthew Runnells, 29, of … Full story    
Published:  April 17, 2014

Nashua woman charged with knife threat

Nashua police arrested a woman Sunday morning after charging her with threatening a man with a knife. Police were called to a home on Grove … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2014

Nashua man charged with punching, strangling woman

Nashua police have arrested a man they said beat and strangled a woman Sunday night. Police were called by a city hospital around 10 p.m. … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2014

Merrimack police: Man facing felony charge for sunglasses theft

A Merrimack man is facing a felony theft charge after Merrimack police charged him Wednesday with stealing a pair of sunglasses from a store at … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2014

Nashua man convicted of attempted murder asks judge for new trial

NASHUA – A Nashua man serving what may amount to a life sentence after his 2012 attempted murder conviction is asking a judge to overturn … Full story    
Published:  April 15, 2014

Senate committee to discuss ban on powerful painkiller Zohydro on Tuesday

CONCORD – A Bedford senator and chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee has proposed legislation that would ban New Hampshire doctors from prescribing a new … Full story    
Published:  April 14, 2014

NH moves toward decriminalizing adultery

CONCORD — New Hampshire is taking steps to repeal a centuries-old law that makes it a crime to commit adultery. The Judicial Branch reports that … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2014

Nashua, Manchester drug courts could open by fall if federal grants get approved

NASHUA – Efforts to establish a pair of drug courts in Hillsborough County are back on track – after federal sequestration derailed them last year … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2014

Woman charged in Hollis attempted murder and home invasion to be evaluated by psychiatric expert

NASHUA – The trial of a woman charged with attempted murder has been delayed while her competency is evaluated by a psychiatric expert. A Hillsborough … Full story    
Published:  April 12, 2014

Two men face federal charges over ‘Spice’ drug possibly manufactured in Nashua

CONCORD – Federal agents have arrested and charged two men with producing and selling hundreds of pounds of synthetic marijuana, some of which was allegedly … Full story    
Published:  April 12, 2014

Nashua police charge teen with raping young girl

Nashua police arrested a city teenager this week, about a month after he was accused of raping a young girl. Police were contacted around 9 … Full story    
Published:  April 12, 2014

Litchfield man accepts prison term after fall burglary spree

LITCHFIELD – A Litchfield man pleaded guilty to committing a string of burglaries in a Litchfield neighborhood last fall and will spend as many as … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Former Hudson woman to plead guilty in baby’s death; no jail time as part of deal

NASHUA – A former Hudson woman will plead guilty to killing her 8-month-old son nearly four years ago – but not in the way prosecutors … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Police investigating robbery at Nashua’s Crowne Plaza

Nashua police are looking for four people who robbed a man inside his hotel room early Wednesday morning. Police were called to the Crowne Plaza … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Massachusetts man to plead guilty to knife slashing at Hudson party

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man accused of assaulting three people at a party in Hudson last summer plans to plead guilty in court. Tyler Poindexter, … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2014

Wilton police charge two with heroin possession

Wilton police charged two town residents with having and planning to sell heroin following their arrests earlier this month. Police from Wilton, New Ipswich and … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Wilton couple arrested, charged with dealing heroin

WILTON – Wilton police say they seized heroin, crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and more than $1,000 in cash at an apartment at 10 Main St. … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Man accused of robbing Lake Street Convenience store in Nashua, accused of hitting store twice in February too

NASHUA – The Hudson man charged with robbing a Nashua store Monday is now facing charges he robbed the same store two different times in … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Nashua man sentenced for child sex abuse, tries to back out of plea deal and acts profane in court

NASHUA – Wayne Smith Jr.’s attempts to control things didn’t work in court. Neither did his anger or cursing, his name calling or profane gestures. … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Mont Vernon murderer Steven Spader moved to prison in New Jersey

CONCORD – One of the state’s most notorious prisoners is no longer serving his lifetime sentence in New Hampshire. Steven Spader, now 22, was transferred … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2014

Crime Victim Rights Week to be observed in Concord

Law enforcement officials will honor crime victims at a pair of ceremonies in Concord Tuesday to mark National Crime Victim Rights Week. Officials will hold … Full story    
Published:  April 7, 2014

Aldermen to vote on Nashua police supervisors contract Tuesday

NASHUA – Thirty-two police supervisors are awaiting a decision that could come Tuesday from the Board of Aldermen about whether to approve a new labor … Full story    
Published:  April 7, 2014

PAL building bigger presence among Nashua’s youths

NASHUA – Phil Belmont has big plans for the Police Athletic League, part of which is using big annual events to gain a bigger part … Full story    
Published:  April 6, 2014

Nashua CERT to offer free training April 25-27

Nashua’s Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, will offer free public training for residents interested in joining the group later this month. The training will be … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

More NH emergency responders to carry anti-overdose drug Narcan

CONCORD – State health officials have expanded the number of emergency providers allowed to administer a drug to treat overdoses in the face of skyrocketing … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

Judge rules Mass. man’s tweets violated bail conditions in sexual assault case involving Hudson teen

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man already charged with repeatedly sexually abusing a Hudson teenager has tweeted his way behind bars. Edmund Mallett, 47, of 49 … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

House fire on Amherst Road in Merrimack displaces two

MERRIMACK – A house fire on Amherst Road left a mother and her adult disabled adult son homeless Thursday night, causing considerable damage to the … Full story    
Published:  April 5, 2014

Nashua man’s attempted murder trial delayed by competency evaluation

NASHUA – The attempted murder trial for a Nashua man slated to begin Monday will be delayed while experts try to determine if he is … Full story    
Published:  April 4, 2014

Nashua man facing federal charges following November bank robbery

CONCORD – A Nashua man charged with robbing a Nashua bank last year has been indicted on federal charges and is scheduled to go to … Full story    
Published:  April 4, 2014

Prosecuting 17-year-olds as adults does not further justice

This year, the New Hampshire Legislature is again considering a proposal to raise the age from 17 to 18 for juveniles to be prosecuted as … Full story    
Published:  April 3, 2014

Nashua man pleads guilty to July 2013 killing, hiding body

NASHUA – A Nashua man will spend at least five years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a woman last summer and then trying … Full story    
Published:  April 3, 2014

Bail lowered for Nashua man charged with assaulting baby

NASHUA – A judge lowered the bail for a man charged with beating and causing potentially life-long injuries to a 2-month-old baby during a hearing … Full story    
Published:  April 3, 2014

Litchfield police say man found bleeding in road in March was part of drug deal gone bad

LITCHFIELD – Litchfield police say the man they found bleeding in the middle of a quiet residential street two weeks ago was injured during the … Full story    
Published:  April 2, 2014

City workers find body along Mine Falls trail; Nashua police investigating and suspect suicide

NASHUA – Police are investigating a death in Mine Falls Park after city workers found a body Monday morning. Police were called shortly after 11 … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Nashua police concerned there could be more victims in decades old sex assault case

NASHUA – Nashua police said a man charged with sexually assaulting a young boy more than 30 years ago volunteered for a number of youth … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Nashua man, 61, charged with sexually assaulting young boy; 3 others charged with failing to report abuse

NASHUA – A 61-year-old Nashua man was arrested Friday and charged with molesting a young boy. His wife and a second Nashua couple also were … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Hollis woman pleads guilty to stealing $350,000-plus from Gold’s Gym fitness clubs

CONCORD – A 25-year-old Hollis woman is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to committing wire fraud and embezzling more than … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2014

Burglar strikes Nashua library; four iPads stolen

Nashua police are investigating a burglary at the Nashua Public Library on Friday during which four distinctive and less-than-useful iPads were stolen. Police were dispatched … Full story    
Published:  March 31, 2014

Nashua man, 61, charged with sexually assaulting young boy

Nashua police arrested a 61-year-old city man Friday and charged him with sexually assaulting a young boy. Michael Paquin, 61, of 37 Raven St., was … Full story    
Published:  March 31, 2014

Concord art show to kickoff month highlighting plight of inmates’ children

A month highlighting the plight of the children and families of prisoners will kickoff April 7 with an art show in Concord featuring pieces by … Full story    
Published:  March 30, 2014

Judge bars evidence about confession, medical examiner’s ruling in Hudson woman’s manslaughter case

NASHUA – The manslaughter case against Hudson resident Kristine Davis has taken a left turn after a judge ruled that testimony about a supposed confession … Full story    
Published:  March 29, 2014

Hollis police hosting Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday

Hollis police are inviting residents to have a cup of coffee with officers at Town Hall next week during Coffee with a Cop. Coffee with … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2014

Nashua, Hudson firefighters reflect on the job after tragic Back Bay blaze

NASHUA – Deputy Chief Brian Rhodes said he felt shocked and angered after learning about the death of two Boston firefighters, who succumbed to their … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2014

Judge lowers bail for Merrimack man charged with heroin sales

NASHUA – A judge lowered the bail for a man charged with selling heroin and having more than 100 grams of the drug at his … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2014

We want our police to be heavily armed

As a Nashua native and longtime supporter of the Nashua Police Department, I am somewhat confused and irritated at the front page piece “Weapons Stashed” … Full story    
Published:  March 27, 2014

Former Nashua man appeals federal mail fraud conviction

CONCORD – A businessman convicted in federal court of leading a complicated mortgage fraud scheme will appeal his conviction to the U.S. Court of Appeals. … Full story    
Published:  March 27, 2014

Former Nashua alderman Kathryn Vitale facing felony witness tampering charges

NASHUA – A former Nashua alderman was indicted by a grand jury this month and accused of helping to convince a witness to recant her … Full story    
Published:  March 27, 2014

Students to compete for Merrimack Firefighters Trophy

Merrimack elementary school students will compete in firefighting-themed competitions Saturday as part of the Merrimack Fire Department’s Annual Junior Fire Muster. Students from Reeds Ferry, … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2014

Suspects in January shooting in Nashua indicted by grand jury

NASHUA – Two Nashua men charged in connection to a shooting earlier this year are facing robbery and assault charges after being indicted this month. … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2014

Grand jury indicts man accused of beating 10-week-old Nashua boy

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man charged late last year with assaulting a 2-month-old baby in Nashua is facing a maximum of 60 years in prison … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2014

Nashua man shot by police arraigned in city hospital; charged with attempted assault videocam

NASHUA – Craig Riley, recovering from two gunshot wounds, was arraigned from his hospital bed at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center on Monday morning on … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2014

Merrimack teens cancel game of assassins after car crash leads to charges against students

MERRIMACK – Student organizers of “assassins” have ended the game at the high school and apologized to school officials after two students were charged with … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2014

NY man arraigned on sexual assault charges from 1980s in Nashua

NASHUA – A former Nashua man charged with assaulting a young boy decades ago was held on $50,000 bail following his first court hearing Monday … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2014

Nashua man charged with Thursday bank robbery

Nashua police charged a city man with donning a fake beard and robbing an Elm Street bank last week. Police arrested Richard Ledoux, 31, of … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2014

Updated: Nashua police officer shoots suspect during altercation

NASHUA — New Hampshire authorities are investigating a police officer who shot someone during an altercation at a condominium complex in Nashua. The attorney general’s … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2014

Former Nashua man to be arraigned Monday on multiple sex assault charges

NASHUA – The former Nashua man arrested March 20 in Vermont in connection with alleged sexual assaults dating back more than two decades is scheduled … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2014

Prohibition of pot is real criminal act

If you’re a representative and vote against the wishes of 60 percent of your constituency and you want to get re-elected, you’d better have a … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2014

Merrimack police issue warning to student ‘assassins’ after Wednesday car accident

MERRIMACK – It’s all fun and games until someone gets in a car crash over a squirt gun fight. Merrimack police issued a warning Thursday … Full story    
Published:  March 21, 2014

Nashua bingo hall robber sentenced to prison, drug treatment

NASHUA – A Nashua man will spend time in prison and then drug treatment after admitting to trying to robbing a church fundraising bingo game … Full story    
Published:  March 21, 2014

Merrimack police use alert system to catch teens fleeing from stolen car

Merrimack police relied on a community alert service to help track down a pair of teenagers they said stole a vehicle in Manchester and then … Full story    
Published:  March 19, 2014

Supreme Court upholds Nashua man’s 2011 conviction

CONCORD – The state Supreme Court rejected a Nashua man’s argument that his 2012 conviction after an armed home invasion should have been thrown out … Full story    
Published:  March 19, 2014

Rooftop heating unit catches fire at Merrimack’s Billy’s Famous Pizza; no one injured

Merrimack firefighters quickly extinguished a fire on the roof of a pizza parlor before it spread to the rest of the building Tuesday morning. Firefighters … Full story    
Published:  March 19, 2014

Sunday Merrimack fire traced to pellet stove vent; occupants have returned

MERRIMACK – The couple routed from their Spaulding Drive home by fire Sunday evening were able to return after firefighters quelled the blaze, conducted salvage … Full story    
Published:  March 18, 2014

Police continue investigation into Litchfield stabbing; no arrests made

LITCHFIELD – Police spoke with a suspect in a Sunday afternoon stabbing but had not made any arrests as of Monday afternoon. Police Chief Joseph … Full story    
Published:  March 18, 2014

Nashua teen charged with robbing French Hill store

A Nashua teenager was arrested Sunday night and charged with holding up a city convenience store. Nashua police were called to a store in the … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2014

Litchfield man, 24, found stabbed on Wood Hawk Way Sunday

LITCHFIELD – A 24-year-old Litchfield man found lying on Wood Hawk Way Sunday afternoon suffering from multiple stab wounds was rushed to Southern New Hampshire … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2014

Pregnant again, Nashua mother Unique Gould to serve 12-30 years for 2-year-old’s death

NASHUA – Unique Gould’s unborn child will be close to 12 years old by the time she’s a free woman again after she pleaded guilty … Full story    
Published:  March 15, 2014

Nashua couple facing drug, weapons charges after Friday arrests

NASHUA – A Nashua couple were arrested on drug and weapons charges Friday after a monthlong investigation by city police. Nashua police arrested Jordan Duran, … Full story    
Published:  March 15, 2014

Drug sweep in city nets 14

NASHUA – Nashua police arrested more than a dozen people, mostly city residents, on drug dealing charges  this week, including a mother and daughter and … Full story    
Published:  March 15, 2014

Minor charges filed following large police response near Nashua schools

NASHUA – Nashua police said the men who were briefly suspected of committing an armed home invasion Wednesday afternoon will not be facing any serious … Full story    
Published:  March 14, 2014

Nashua police take suspects into custody near Manchester, Concord streets, end school lockdown

NASHUA – Nashua police placed two people in custody and locked down area schools Wednesday afternoon after responding to what was reported as a possible … Full story    
Published:  March 13, 2014

Police dog locates man who barricades himself in Hudson apartment, standoff ends peacefully videocam

HUDSON – An overnight standoff that closed Central Street ended peacefully this morning with the arrest of a 19-year-old man who had barricaded himself in … Full story    
Published:  March 12, 2014

Nashua man cited after police say he was driving 101 mph in Vermont

ROYALTON, Vt – A Nashua man was cited for excessive speed after Vermont State Police caught up to him after clocking him at 101 mph … Full story    
Published:  March 12, 2014

New Hampshire businessman Michael Prieto gets 6 years for mortgage fraud

CONCORD – A New Hampshire businessman convicted of orchestrating a fraudulent scheme to strip the equity out of homes on the brink of foreclosure was … Full story    
Published:  March 11, 2014

Nashua police chief wants to hire more officers

NASHUA – Nashua Police Chief John Seusing will present an in-house study that recommends expanding the city’s police force to police commissioners at a meeting … Full story    
Published:  March 11, 2014

EMTs use potentially lifesaving drugs to stop overdoses in Nashua and Manchester more and more often videocam

NASHUA – Emergency responders covering the state’s two largest cities administered 315 doses of a potentially lifesaving drug to people who had overdosed on opiates, … Full story    
Published:  March 9, 2014

Nashua police used anonymous tip, private surveillance cameras to track down suspect in fatal hit-and-run

NASHUA – Nashua police used a series of private surveillance cameras to track a car they say struck and killed a 63-year-old man in February, … Full story    
Published:  March 8, 2014

Nashua woman arrested in connection with fatal hit and run

NASHUA – An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of 63-year-old Robert Derome. Cara Smith, 39, of 6 Satin Ave., Nashua, was arrested … Full story    
Published:  March 7, 2014

Competency hearing for Milford man after tires slashed in Cumby’s parking lot

MILFORD – A judge ordered a mental health evaluation for a Milford man after police charged him with slashing numerous tires in the Cumberland Farms … Full story    
Published:  March 6, 2014

Nashua man avoids prison in sex assault after victim, family show ‘generosity’

NASHUA – A Nashua man avoided a possible prison sentence thanks to the “generosity” of his victim and her family, according to a county prosecutor. … Full story    
Published:  March 6, 2014

Mass. dentist with NH connections charged with tax evasion

BROOKLINE – A dentist with a local office is facing federal tax evasion and obstruction charges in Massachusetts. Dr. George Fenzell, 56, of Douglas, Mass., … Full story    
Published:  March 5, 2014

Nashua man charged with stabbing another man

A Nashua man was charged with stabbing another man in the torso on Saturday. Merrimack police were contacted by city police Saturday after they were … Full story    
Published:  March 4, 2014

New Boston woman, Merrimack day care worker charged with driving drunk with daughter in car

MERRIMACK – A New Boston woman is charged with having a blood-alcohol concentration twice the legal limit for driving when she drove away from her … Full story    
Published:  March 4, 2014

Merrimack man charged with sending nude photo of himself to teenager

A Merrimack man was arrested last week and charged with sending a naked picture of himself to a teenager under the age of 16 and … Full story    
Published:  March 3, 2014

Lawyers argue Nashua woman’s mental limitations made statements to police about son’s death invalid

NASHUA – Lawyers for a Nashua woman charged with killing her 2-year-old son last year want a judge to throw out her comments to police, … Full story    
Published:  March 1, 2014

New NH program will fight drug addiction

CONCORD – Gov. Maggie Hassan and a substance abuse expert said a long-awaited drug monitoring program should help identify prescription opiate drug abusers before they … Full story    
Published:  March 1, 2014

Afternoon fire in Nashua destroys mobile home, kills a cat

NASHUA – Douglas Veino had just returned from a Nashua soup kitchen where he had stocked up on food Tuesday afternoon when he found his … Full story    
Published:  February 28, 2014

Man accused of stealing more than $3,000 from Nashua company

A Massachusetts man was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing more than $3,000 from his Nashua employer. A theft was reported to police by employees … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2014

Nashua man charged with illegally possessing stun gun

A city man was arrested Tuesday and Nashua police charged him with illegally having a stun gun. Hector Colon, 28, of 13 Lock St., Apt. … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2014

Burglary, child pornography, assault suspects among February indictments

Two Nashua men who are charged with working together to burglarize half a dozen Nashua homes were indicted on felony charges this week. Joseph Fenton, … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2014

Heroin use in NH at ‘epidemic’ levels, study says

CONCORD – State substance abuse and law enforcement officials sounded the alarm Wednesday about heroin use that has reached “epidemic” levels, as many users hooked … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2014

Brown to host Ward 4 meeting Thursday

Alderman Pam Brown is inviting residents of Ward 4 to meet with her at the Nashua Public Library Thursday night to share their thoughts about … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2014

Two men charged in connection with a crash that seriously injured a Nashua resident are now facing assault charges

NASHUA – Two men charged in connection with a crash that seriously injured a Nashua resident last summer are now facing assault charges in connection … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2014

Nashua say Litchfield man pawned stolen jewelry

A Litchfield man was charged by Nashua police with pawning nearly $2,000 worth of jewelry that had been stolen during a burglary. Nashua police were … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2014

Police say Nashua man threatened friend with knife

A Nashua man was arrested Saturday and charged with punching a man and threatening him with a knife. Nashua police were called to an apartment … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2014

Nashua police charge woman with making threat with a knife

A Nashua woman was charged this weekend with assaulting a family member with a knife. Police were called to a city home Sunday morning for … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2014

Nashua police investigate Sunday death; may be hit and run accident

NASHUA – Police believe the 63-year-old man who died Sunday night shortly after he was found lying unconscious on a downtown street is the victim … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2014

Conflicting testimony muddies case against Hudson woman charged baby’s 2011 death

NASHUA – Months after her 8-month-old son died of an overdose, Kristine Davis admitted to putting pain medication patches on the boy, a prosecution witness … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2014

Injured 1-year-old released from hospital; Nashua police continue investigation

A 1-year-old boy who was rushed to a Manchester hospital in critical condition has been released from the hospital and is in foster care, according … Full story    
Published:  February 24, 2014

Family of victim in 1969 murder sues suspects for wrongful death

LOWELL, Mass. – The family of a man killed nearly half a century ago has filed a wrongful death suit against three men charged in … Full story    
Published:  February 24, 2014

Nashua man found guilty of raping teen multiple times

NASHUA – A jury has found Kevin Murray guilty of raping a teenage girl multiple times more than a decade ago. The jury returned the … Full story    
Published:  February 21, 2014

Reward offered for information on August robbery at Nashua gas station

NASHUA – Nashua police are offering a reward for information about an armed robbery at a city gas station this summer. The reward is part … Full story    
Published:  February 21, 2014

Competency of Nashua man accused of killing sister will be argued in court in March

NASHUA – An accused murderer will be in court next month, where lawyers will argue whether he is competent to face charges that he bludgeoned … Full story    
Published:  February 21, 2014

Stubborn Nashua fire routs occupants of Amherst Street apartment building

NASHUA – Firefighters tracked down a stubborn fire that worked its way through walls of a multiple-unit apartment house Wednesday evening, bringing it under control … Full story    
Published:  February 20, 2014

Deliberations to begin in rape trial

NASHUA – A jury will begin deliberating Thursday to decide whether a former Nashua man raped and abused a teenage girl dozens of times more … Full story    
Published:  February 20, 2014

Trial begins for Nashua man accused of raping victim for several years

NASHUA – A jury heard opening arguments and the beginning of testimony in Kevin Murray’s rape trial Tuesday morning. Murray, 50, formerly of Nashua, is … Full story    
Published:  February 19, 2014

County attorney can’t honor request to notify former defendants of decades-old lie

NASHUA – County Attorney Patricia LaFrance said she simply can’t honor a request by the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union to review the files of … Full story    
Published:  February 17, 2014

NH snowmobile accidents, deaths continue on steady path

Three people have died in 19 snowmobile crashes in New Hampshire so far this winter, which is three too many for state officials charged with … Full story    
Published:  February 16, 2014

Nashua judge Bamberger, a ‘strong advocate for children,’ set to retire videocam

NASHUA – If you’ve stood before Judge Thomas Bamberger, chances are you remember it. There’s the coifed, shockingly white hair. There’s the brusque, leave-your-excuses-at-the-door manner … Full story    
Published:  February 16, 2014

Nashua’s truancy court, credited with boosting student attendance, closing with judge’s retirement

NASHUA – The Nashua School District’s truancy court, credited with boosting the attendance rates for chronically truant students, will close its doors before the end … Full story    
Published:  February 16, 2014

Bail reinstated for Mass. man accused of kidnapping, raping former girlfriend at Nashua motel

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man accused of kidnapping and raping his ex-girlfriend at a Nashua motel waived his probable cause hearing and had his bail … Full story    
Published:  February 13, 2014

Alert bank employee helps Nashua police arrest alleged identity thief

Suspicions that led a bank employee to give a heads-up to a Nashua police officer conducting a traffic stop eventually led to the arrest of … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2014

On-and-off fight between two groups ends with man in hospital from stab wounds

NASHUA – An intermittent fight between two groups of people at two homes in Nashua ended with a 32-year-old man being transported to a Boston … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2014

Site lists Merrimack as No. 19 out of country

MERRIMACK – Nineteen isn’t just a place on a list for Mark Doyle, even if the list is of the 100 safest communities in the … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2014

Merrimack man charged with stalking woman

Nashua police have charged a Merrimack man with stalking a woman. Police said Jason Trythall, 31, of 10 King St., Merrimack, communicated with a women … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2014

Police say Nashua man choked, hit woman

A Nashua man was arrested and charged with hitting and choking a woman Sunday morning. Nashua police were called to a city home shortly after … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2014

Nashua man arrested in connection to fatal shooting in Lowell

NASHUA – A Nashua man is in custody in connection to a fatal shooting in Lowell late last year. Lowell police and the Middlesex (Mass.) … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2014

Explosion at New Hampshire Ball Bearings in Peterborough injures 15

PETERBOROUGH – At least 15 people were injured Monday in an explosion at the New Hampshire Ball Bearings factory on Route 202 in Peterborough. Two … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2014

Police in Merrimack, Hudson go scruffy to help the Special Olympics

Police officers in a couple local towns may look a little hairier than usual in the next few weeks, but it’s for a good cause. … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2014

Injured child’s condition improves; Nashua police continue investigation

Things are looking better for the 1-year-old boy who was critically injured this week, prompting a Nashua police investigation. Lt. Frank Sullivan said Friday that … Full story    
Published:  February 8, 2014

Nashua police investigate mysterious device in Amherst, but no problem found

Amherst firefighters called in help from Nashua after discovering a potentially dangerous device near a business on Thursday night. The Nashua Hazardous Device Unit was … Full story    
Published:  February 8, 2014

Hudson police charge Derry man with January knife attack

A Derry man turned himself in to Hudson police to face charges that he stabbed two people on a Hudson street in January. Joshua McKinnon, … Full story    
Published:  February 8, 2014

Once again, friend and foe of casino gambling line up at Statehouse

CONCORD – The strong desire for a new revenue source faced off against the risk of crime, corruption and proliferation as the great casino debate … Full story    
Published:  February 7, 2014

Prosecutors move forward with Nashua man’s trial after confession thrown out; trial begins this month

NASHUA – County attorneys will prosecute a man accused of raping a teenager hundreds of times, despite a judge having thrown out his confession to … Full story    
Published:  February 7, 2014

Nashua infant critically injured; police investigating

NASHUA – Police are investigating how an infant boy was critically injured, according to Nashua police Lt. Frank Sullivan. The 1-year-old boy was brought to … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2014

Nashua Police Commissioner Pappas resigns, apologizes for his actions after ducks run over by David Campbell

NASHUA – A city police commissioner has resigned and apologized for his role in the ongoing controversy surrounding state Rep. David Campbell and the killing … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2014

Senate committee unanimously supports ‘Joshua’s Law’ making domestic violence a specific crime in NH videocam

CONCORD – A state Senate panel unanimously embraced legislation creating “Joshua’s Law,” a new crime of domestic violence that would be named after a 9-year-old … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2014

Nashua man claims he was robbed, stabs attacker in chest

NASHUA – Nashua police say a city man fought off a man trying to rob him by stabbing him in the chest and then calling … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2014

Pair who ran illegal gambling in Nashua to pay fines, donate to Homes for Our Troops

NASHUA – Two men who ran an Internet cafe in Nashua pleaded guilty to running an illegal gambling house and will have to pay thousands … Full story    
Published:  February 5, 2014

Merrimack police charge man with assault after argument in car

A woman being assaulted while driving through Merrimack was able to pull into the police department parking lot and scream for help. Merrimack police said … Full story    
Published:  February 4, 2014

Wilton woman charged with using someone else’s identity to open utility accounts

Nashua police arrested a Wilton woman this weekend and charged her with opening accounts with utility companies in someone else’s name. Rhonda Indelicato, 44, of … Full story    
Published:  February 4, 2014

Nashua police officer receives award for saving woman’s life

A Nashua police officer was awarded the department’s Commendation Bar for Lifesaving after saving a woman’s life on a city street. Officer Andrew Karlis, who … Full story    
Published:  February 4, 2014

Nashua woman charged with starting Beard Street fire, forcing dramatic rescues

NASHUA – A woman was arrested in Nashua on Monday and charged with starting a fire that forced a dramatic, second-floor escape by a mother … Full story    
Published:  February 4, 2014

Charges unlikely despite video evidence of fight outside Nashua restaurant videocam

NASHUA – The video shows a pair of men, standing close to one another near a car parked on Nashua’s Main Street outside a popular … Full story    
Published:  February 4, 2014

Former NH priest to plead guilty to theft charges, face time in jail

A former high-ranking official for the Roman Catholic Bishop of Manchester will plead guilty to stealing from his employer and a Manchester hospital, according to … Full story    
Published:  February 4, 2014

Nashua woman charged with punching, stabbing boyfriend

A woman was charged with beating and stabbing her boyfriend in Nashua early Sunday morning. Nashua police were called to a city residence around 3:15 … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2014

Police: Man posing as store employee tricks victim out of $9,000

You might think buying $9,000 in televisions would earn a department store employee a pretty sizeable commission. But then, you’d have to buy the televisions … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2014

Nashua man charged with DWI after crashing car into Hollis home

The Seahawks were well on their way blowing away the Denver Broncos by 8:30 p.m. Sunday but one family in Hollis had a whole other … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2014

Merrimack woman charged with drunk driving; two children were passengers

MERRIMACK – A local woman was charged with driving drunk with two children in her car after police responded to a reported accident on Daniel … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2014

Hudson family displaced by fire needs help staying in town

HUDSON – 7-year-old Paul Carter Jr. is back to being a kid again. Saturday night, only 36 hours after Paul saved his 72-year-old grandmother from … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2014

Aldermanic Finance Committee to mull 9 new Nashua police cars on Wed

NASHUA – The next step in the police department’s purchase of nine new cruisers to replace seven aging and two “totaled” units comes on Wednesday, … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2014

Image remaking face of comic books

Image Comics, the third-largest comics publisher in America, just announced at its annual convention a host of imposing projects by A-list creators. I blame Robert … Full story    
Published:  February 2, 2014

Protective orders harder to get in New Hampshire, advocates say after woman kidnapped and held in Nashua

NASHUA – The woman whom police say was kidnapped and raped during an hours-long standoff in Nashua was denied a restraining order days before she … Full story    
Published:  January 31, 2014

Teenager tells judge the man who sexually abused him should be sent to prison ‘for the rest of his life’

NASHUA – A 14-year-old boy stood before a judge, lawyers, strangers and, maybe most importantly, a 52-year-old child rapist Thursday morning. And he spoke. He … Full story    
Published:  January 31, 2014

Highlighting two bills to improve public safety

As the New Hampshire Senate opens it’s 2014 Session, I have been working on a number of bills that will strengthen our public safety laws … Full story    
Published:  January 30, 2014

Police looking for suspect after double stabbing in Hudson

HUDSON – Police are searching for an unknown assailant after a double-stabbing injured two people Tuesday night. At 10:48 p.m., police responded to a call … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2014

Mass. man accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend at gunpoint arrested in Nashua after overnight standoff videocam

NASHUA – A standoff between Nashua police and a man holding a woman at gunpoint at the Motel 6 on Prospect Avenue ended with the … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2014

Man who murdered Nashua woman in 1987 seeks to move to halfway house to increase parole chances

NASHUA – A man convicted in a brutal 1987 slaying in Nashua is doing everything he can to be released from prison later this year … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2014

R.I. man charged with assaulting woman, killing pet guinea pig

NASHUA – Nashua police have arrested a man who they said assaulted a woman and killed her pet guinea pig with his bare hands during … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2014

Nashua man charged with stealing, issuing bad checks

Nashua police charged a city man with stealing and issuing bad checks on Monday. Police said they were contacted by several local banks who had … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2014

Nashua police arrest fourth person in December home invasion, robbery

Nashua police have charged a fourth person in connection to a home invasion and robbery late last year. On Dec. 27, police were called to … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2014

Pelham says half-dozen teens broke into vacant house for drinking party

PELHAM – Six 17-year-olds, all from Pelham, have been arrested and charged with breaking into a vacant house for a drinking party, according to Pelham … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2014

Manchester man was victim of fatal crash in Merrimack on Saturday

Merrimack – Police identified the driver and victim of a fatal crash on Baboosic Lake Road Saturday afternoon as 36-year-old Manchester resident, Juan Lerma Estrada. … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2014

Merrimack police seize more than 100 grams of heroin, arrest business owner

MERRIMACK – Merrimack police and the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force members seized more than 100 grams of heroin from a Merrimack business Friday in … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2014

Former Greenville treasurer and convicted rapist in court hinting at efforts for new trial

NASHUA – A former Greenville man serving up to 40 years in prison for repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl may ask a judge for a … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2014

Pawn shop documents lead Merrimack police to alleged burglar

Police arrested a Massachusetts man they said broke into a Merrimack home twice earlier this month while the residents slept. David Voight, 23, of 50 … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2014

Merrimack Police: Neighbor with a camera help police track burglars

Merrimack police said a watchful neighbor armed with a digital camera helped detectives track down a suspect in a home burglary late last year. Merrimack … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2014

Nashua police arrest man wanted in Mass. attempted murder

Nashua police arrested a man Saturday wanted by Massachusetts police for attempted murder. Police in North Reading, Mass., contacted Nashua police Friday about a warrant … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2014

Police say jewelry stolen from Merrimack home sold in Nashua

Nashua police arrested a man Saturday who they said pawned jewelry stolen from a Merrimack home. Merrimack police received a report of theft Nov. 24 … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2014

Marijuana issue deserves honest discussion

When the New Hampshire House passed HB 492, it was the first time a legislative body in the state voted to legalize marijuana. But the … Full story    
Published:  January 26, 2014

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