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Police release names of Milford accident vehicles

MILFORD – Police have released the identities of the three motorists injured involved in a serious accident Tuesday afternoon on Route 101. The Milford Police … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Fire at SC black church wasn’t arson

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. - Preliminary indications suggest arson was not the cause of a fire that de­stroyed a black church tar­geted by the Ku Klux Klan … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Hudson man arrested on felony computer-use charges 

A Hudson man was arrested Tuesday on a pair of felony charges following an extensive online investigation, according to police. Officers with the Hudson Police … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Judge halts, continues sentencing hearing for Temple man accused of molesting child

NASHUA - An accused child molester remained free on bail Tuesday after a judge halted his sentencing hearing following an in-chambers conference with Mark Worcester's … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Survey shows 37 percent of kids experience assault

CHICAGO - Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also expe­rience other types of … Full story    
Published:  June 30, 2015

School drill diverted by report of gun

A Mastricola Elementary School custodian who threatened another custodian drew more reaction than he might have been expected, because the New Hampshire Department of Homeland … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2015

Hands off – Wednesday marks start of no using cellphones while driving

The full force of state law comes into effect Wednesday against drivers’ use of handheld cellphones. But in case that isn’t enough, Marilyn Bachman, of … Full story    
Published:  June 28, 2015

Amherst teens rescued hiking on Wapack Trail after darkness falls and they had no flashlight

Two Amherst teens had to be rescued near Pack Monadnock in Miller State Park after darkness overtook them and they didn’t have a flashlight. New … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2015

Hudson man facing child pornography possession, manufacture charges

Hudson police arrested a teenager earlier this month and charged him with having, making and distributing child pornography. Police spent a month investigating Louis Pilat, … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2015

Merrimack police, fire, school staff undergo active shooter training

Dozens of police and emergency responders waited at the edge of the Merrimack High School campus. The officers and K-9 officer Gunny were as ready … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2015

Nashua man charged with holding up Hudson bank at knife point

HUDSON – Police tracked a Nashua man who allegedly held up the St. Mary’s Bank in Hudson at knife point on Thursday to a nearby … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2015

Pair sold fake drugs on the street, pretending they were real, which is as illegal as if they were real

Selling phony drugs can get you in just as much trouble as selling the real thing, two Nashua men found out this week. Devon Hart, … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2015

Nashua police charge Mason woman with heroin, Suboxone sales

Nashua police arrested a woman this week and charged her with selling heroin and other drugs. Detectives investigating illegal drug sales in the city arrested … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2015

Mass. man sentenced on cocaine, heroin charges

A federal court on Thursday sentenced a Massachusetts man to serve nearly three years in prison on a number of drug-related offenses in connection to … Full story    
Published:  June 25, 2015

Police charge Nashua man with offenses 11 months apart

NASHUA – Police were able to execute two arrest warrants at once Monday when they caught up with a suspect wanted in two alleged crimes, … Full story    
Published:  June 24, 2015

Merrimack forum to address heroin problem and offer help

MERRIMACK – As Merrimack police and emergency services grapple with the increase in heroin-related overdoses and deaths, police announce a community discussion on the issue … Full story    
Published:  June 23, 2015

Crime pays off for comics readers

In the late 1940s and ’50s, one of the best-selling comic books in America was titled “Crime Does Not Pay.” Ridiculous! Now, as then, crime … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2015

Merrimack teen terrorized Wednesday by alleged would-be abductor at local mall

MERRIMACK – The 25-year-old Connecticut man accused of grabbing a teenage girl, throwing her to the ground and asking her “if she wanted to die” … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2015

Former Hollis woman accused of stealing $200K from elderly mother to undergo competency evaluation

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has granted a motion that allows Amy Gleneck, the former Hollis woman re-indicted in March on charges alleging she … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2015

Nashua woman charged with cutting man during domestic dispute

Nashua police arrested a woman Wednesday after accusing her of cutting a man with a knife. A man came to the Nashua Police Department on … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2015

Nashua, Hudson police and federal authorities arrest 16 from Mass.; stymie major regional drug-distribution operation

The April 2014 arrest by Nashua police of the head of an alleged drug-enterprise operation whose “route salesmen” and women delivered thousands of dollars worth … Full story    
Published:  June 18, 2015

Nashua man charged with assaulting woman, threatening her with knife

Nashua police arrested a man last week who they said assaulted a woman and threatened her with a weapon. Police were called to a home … Full story    
Published:  June 15, 2015

Life and death question for a Supreme Court justice

To the Honorable Antonin G. Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States: Dear Sir: Twenty-one years ago, your then-colleague, the late … Full story    
Published:  June 15, 2015

Red Cross helping dozens displaced by Monday 5-alarm Nashua fire; residents, witnesses describe escaping fast-moving flames

NASHUA – An acoustic guitar in its case leaned up against the stroller in which Alan Martin’s 2-year-old daughter Angelina sat Tuesday morning as she … Full story    
Published:  June 10, 2015

Former Nashua firefighter facing 20 years in prison after child pornography plea

A former Nashua firefighter pleaded guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography and is facing as many as 20 years in federal prison. Stephen Cote, … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2015

Nashua man charged with assault, breaking man’s jaw

Nashua police arrested a city man Friday evening and charged him with breaking another man’s jaw during an altercation last month. Police arrested Yuriy Bilyk, … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2015

Nonprofit named for Nashua toddler seeks to end child abuse

The paternal grandmother of a deceased Nashua toddler is looking for community members to join a new foundation board dedicated to improving the lives of … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2015

Hudson police press probe of cemetery vandalism discovered Sunday

HUDSON – Police are searching for the person or persons who toppled two large headstones in St. Patrick’s Cemetery sometime Saturday night or early Sunday … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2015

Psychiatrist who practiced in Nashua allegedly used fake prescription to get drugs

A psychiatrist who formerly practiced at Harbor Homes has been arrested and charged with using a bogus prescription to obtain drugs, state police said. Robert … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2015

NH fugitive wanted in deaths of parents caught in Florida

MANCHESTER (AP) – A man who made the U.S. Marshals Service’s most-wanted list after being charged with killing his parents and setting their New Hampshire … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2015

Nashua fire swears in new chief, honors local heroes

NASHUA – Steven G. Galipeau was officially sworn in as the 13th chief of Nashua Fire Rescue Tuesday evening during the department’s 2015 recognition and … Full story    
Published:  June 3, 2015

Eight suspects in April’s downtown Nashua confrontation arraigned Tuesday

NASHUA – Collaboration between Nashua police and members of a state-based FBI anti-gang task force, one of whom is a Nashua detective on temporary assignment, … Full story    
Published:  June 3, 2015

Mass. man admits to drug organization that targeted Nashua, Hudson

NASHUA – A Massachusetts man faces up to 20 years in prison for dealing crack cocaine and heroin after a yearslong drug investigation by Nashua … Full story    
Published:  June 2, 2015

Hollis man, owner of bounce house charged in accident that injured two boys

HOLLIS – A Hollis man turned himself in to police Friday and was arrested for his part in an October incident at a Nashua farm … Full story    
Published:  June 2, 2015

Former Md. Gov. O’Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the … Full story    
Published:  May 31, 2015

Plea deal in 2014 armed robbery sends former Nashuan to prison

NASHUA – A former Nashua man charged with multiple counts of armed robbery last fall after herding several people into an apartment and holding them … Full story    
Published:  May 30, 2015

Fire destroys Merrimack apartment, dozens forced out of London Court apartment building

MERRIMACK – Investigators are looking in to the cause of an early morning fire that heavily damaged a Merrimack apartment and displaced about 50 residents … Full story    
Published:  May 29, 2015

Hudson middle school student in camouflage prompts brief lockdown

A Hudson Memorial School student who outfitted himself in camouflage as part of a class project inadvertently triggered a brief lockdown late Thursday morning. Superintendent … Full story    
Published:  May 29, 2015

Traffic alert: Streets around SNHMC hospital garage to be shut Friday morning for emergency drill

Some streets around Southern New Hampshire Medical Center will be shut Friday morning during a simulated medical helicopter crash atop the hospital’s parking garage. The … Full story    
Published:  May 28, 2015

Nashua drug overdose fatalities surge ahead of last year’s record high

NASHUA – People are dying from drug overdoses this year at a rate nearly four times greater than last year’s record number of fatalities, casting … Full story    
Published:  May 27, 2015

Drone hits building, then 2 people at Memorial Day parade

MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (AP) – No charges have been filed after two people were hit by a drone flying over a Memorial Day parade in Marblehead. … Full story    
Published:  May 27, 2015

Nashua man charged with using baseball bat in assault

Nashua police arrested a city man and charged him with hitting another man with a baseball bat during a fight. Police were called to a … Full story    
Published:  May 26, 2015

Hartford police probing if pastor shooting was hate crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Hartford police are investigating whether a pastor who was shot while placing flags outside a church for Memorial Day was the … Full story    
Published:  May 26, 2015

Nashua man charged with passing forged checks, drug possession

NASHUA – A city man was held on bail Thursday following arraignment on several felony charges related to forgery and drug possession, police said. Brian … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2015

Hollis man charged with DWI, resisting arrest after nearly hitting police cruiser

HOLLIS – A police officer who had to serve his cruiser out of the way of an oncoming car then needed to used his Taser … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2015

Nashua police arrest 2 registered sex offenders Tuesday

Two sex offenders in Nashua were arrested Monday and charged with failing to properly register with police. Police arrested James Sorensen, 47, of 15 Stockton … Full story    
Published:  May 21, 2015

Clothing, accessories sought for Nashua fire victims

Friends of the residents who lost their home and belongings in Sunday’s 2-alarm fire at 28-30 Canal St. have launched a clothing drive for their … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2015

Litchfield man charged with arson; allegedly set Sunday’s Nashua fire following domestic dispute

NASHUA – Believing that his former girlfriend was having an affair with her cousin’s boyfriend, an angry Arthur Perrault allegedly assaulted the woman, fled from … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2015

Mass. man arrested for murder of Nashua resident

Nashua police have arrested a 32-year-old Massachusetts man and charged him with murdering a Nashua man the night of the city’s annual Winter Holiday Stroll … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2015

Tom Brady should run for president

Many U.S. presidents have lied for many different reasons. Eisenhower lied about our U2 spy plane, Nixon lied about ordering the Watergate burglary, Reagan lied … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2015

Fire rips through home on Tinker Road in Nashua

NASHUA – Two adults and three children managed to escape harm Friday after a fire left their residence uninhabitable. Crews from Nashua Fire Rescue responded … Full story    
Published:  May 16, 2015

Savoy granted parole 5 years after Cates murder; Jaimie Cates attending prom, looking at colleges

CONCORD – Friends of Mont Vernon residents David and Jaimie Cates said Tuesday they weren’t surprised that the state Adult Parole Board granted parole for … Full story    
Published:  May 13, 2015

Week-long Nashua police drug sweep nets 8 arrests

NASHUA – Seven men and one woman ranging in age from 21 to 55 years old are in custody awaiting probable cause hearings following a … Full story    
Published:  May 12, 2015

Wihby waives arraignment on solicitation charge

NASHUA – A pre-trial conference is set June 23 for David Wihby, the 62-year-old former top aide to U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte who was arrested … Full story    
Published:  May 11, 2015

Minor injuries to Hudson woman in auto-pedestrian accident at Hudson Mall

HUDSON – A local woman sustained what are believed to be minor injures when she was struck by a car while walking through the Hudson … Full story    
Published:  May 11, 2015

Merrimack man arraigned on multiple domestic assault charges

MERRIMACK – Trial is tentatively set for June in the domestic-violence case of Craig Labrecque, the 38-year-old Merrimack resident who police say attacked his girlfriend, … Full story    
Published:  May 11, 2015

Off-duty Nashua police officer’s death ruled an accident

PELHAM – A cookout and party for a visiting fellow police officer who returned home to see his family and friends ended in tragedy Wednesday … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2015

Fire destroys Hudson home; one minor injury reported

HUDSON – Two people were hospitalized after a fast-moving fire destroyed a Hudson home Thursday morning. Several area fire departments joined together to fight the … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2015

Former Nashua man ordered to start paying thousands in restitution for possessing stolen jewelry

NASHUA – A former Nashua man charged in 2013 with possessing nearly $20,000 worth of jewelry then released on bail so he could work and … Full story    
Published:  May 7, 2015

Caplin waives arraignment Wednesday; hearing set for May 19 in Nashua court

NASHUA – David Caplin waived arraignment in Nashua district court Wednesday morning on the four murder charges against him, choosing instead to have his attorney, … Full story    
Published:  May 7, 2015

Arraignment set Wednesday for Stephan Peno; tied to March murder of Nashua man

NASHUA – The arraignment for Stephan Peno, the second man to be charged in connection with the March death of Nashua resident Benjamin Marcum, has … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2015

Nashua rollover creates precarious rescue Tuesday; injuries not believed serious

NASHUA – A woman and infant escaped serious injury Tuesday morning when their vehicle left the F.E. Everett Turnpike near Exit 5, rolled over and … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2015

David Caplin arrested Tuesday in 1988 Nashua murders; arraignment set Wednesday

NASHUA – David Caplin is scheduled to be arraigned on murder charges Wednesday morning in a courthouse that didn’t even exist when he became a … Full story    
Published:  May 6, 2015

Nashua police: Toddler left in care of men, one of whom died of an overdose

NASHUA – Police have arrested a Nashua woman who allegedly left her 21-month-old child in the care of three men – one of whom died … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2015

Brush fire destroys fences, shed in north Nashua; officials warn of high fire danger

NASHUA – On a “red-flag” day for fire danger, Nashua firefighters had to act quickly Monday afternoon to stop a brush fire that endangered three … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2015

Nashua man pleads guilty to federal firearms charge; faces 10 years in prison

CONCORD – A Nashua man is scheduled for sentencing in August after entering a guilty plea Monday in U.S. District Court to a federal firearms … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2015

Merrimack man charged with firing gun Sunday released on bail

MERRIMACK – Chad LaBarge had no intention of hurting anyone when he fired a gun in the backyard of his Daniel Webster Highway home Sunday … Full story    
Published:  May 5, 2015

Husband of woman found dead in Merrimack home charged with murder

MERRIMACK – Police have charged the husband of a Merrimack woman found dead in her home on Thursday morning. Joseph Lawrence, 62, of 86 Back … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2015

6 Baltimore officers charged in Gray’s death

BALTIMORE – Baltimore’s top prosecutor, saying “No one is above the law,” announced charges Friday against six officers involved in the arrest of a black … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2015

Lowry: Baltimore misgoverned into the ground

President Barack Obama responded to the Baltimore riots with a heartfelt bout of self- righteous hectoring. Supposedly, we all know what’s wrong with Baltimore and how … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2015

Grease fire Wednesday fills Hudson home with smoke; no injuries

HUDSON – Firefighters knocked down a smoky grease fire that broke out around 8 p.m. Wednesday at a Lowell Road residence. Crews were called to … Full story    
Published:  April 30, 2015

Neighbors help Milford police capture alleged burglar

MILFORD – Police arrested a Souhegan Street resident Tuesday shortly after he allegedly burglarized a nearby home, hid the alleged stolen items in the woods … Full story    
Published:  April 30, 2015

Hudson firefighters quell 3 fires within 90 minutes Sunday night

HUDSON – Three fires in quick succession Sunday night – one of which rousted a sleeping family from their home – made for a hectic … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2015

No injury in Hudson rollover crash Tuesday afternoon

HUDSON – Firefighters stand by at the scene of a rollover accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the entrance to Nottingham Plaza, 142 Lowell Road, … Full story    
Published:  April 29, 2015

Police continue probe into Sunday downtown Nashua brawl, gunfire

NASHUA – A clash between two groups of males in a downtown neighborhood Sunday evening landed two people in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries … Full story    
Published:  April 28, 2015

Former Litchfield principal’s plea sentencing moved to May 11

NASHUA – A plea and sentencing hearing has been postponed yet again in the case of former Litchfield principal Shannon Dannible, who is charged with … Full story    
Published:  April 27, 2015

Nashua woman charged with April 22 Merrimack gas station robbery

MERRIMACK – Police on Monday arrested a Nashua woman in connection with last week’s armed robbery of the Gulf Gas Station, 1 Continental Boulevard. Jessica … Full story    
Published:  April 27, 2015

Milford police seeking man who robbed convenience store at knifepoint

MILFORD – Police are looking for a man who used a knife to rob a Cumberland Farms store at 142 Nashua St. early Monday morning. … Full story    
Published:  April 27, 2015

Merrimack man charged with kidnapping, restraining woman who was able to escape through window

MERRIMACK – A 49-year-old Merrimack man accused of kidnapping a woman as she walked along a road, then dragging her into his house and holding … Full story    
Published:  April 23, 2015

Suspect in March sexual assault in Nashua charged with felonies

NASHUA – Police on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old Derry man on felony sexual-assault charges, accusing him of raping a woman in March in Nashua, police … Full story    
Published:  April 23, 2015

RI woman accused of January baby formula theft surrenders to Nashua police

A Rhode Island woman who allegedly filled a shopping cart with baby formula at a Nashua store then failed to stop by the checkout counter … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2015

Merrimack man, 28, jailed after alleged assaults, threats

Police on Tuesday arrested a local man they said assaulted and tried to strangle another person then threatened harm if the victim contacted police. Police … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2015

Investigators wrapping up probe into cause of fatal Nashua fire

NASHUA – Investigators expect to release the cause this week of the April 13 fire that claimed the life of a Nashua woman and destroyed … Full story    
Published:  April 22, 2015

Resident concerns prompt police drug investigation, arrest

NASHUA – Vine Street resident Daniel Straitiff is facing numerous drug-related charges after police, acting on “numerous citizen complaints,” took him into custody Friday following … Full story    
Published:  April 20, 2015

7th suspect in alleged DMV license fraud scheme arrested in Nashua

NASHUA – The arrest in Nashua Friday of a man purporting to be a local resident in order to obtain a New Hampshire drivers license, … Full story    
Published:  April 20, 2015

Outdoor Notebook: Turkeys finding cover in public places this hunting season

I do believe that it is safe – OK, I’ll concede; somewhat safe – to say that the winter of 2015 that came from that … Full story    
Published:  April 19, 2015

Merrimack police charge sex offender with exposing himself near kids

Police on Wednesday charged a registered sex offender with indecent exposure after receiving reports he exposed himself while urinating within eyeshot of a group of … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2015

Hudson man jailed on charges of possessing child pornography, blaming father

A Hudson man charged with possessing child pornography and trying to convince police the images belonged to his father has been returned to New Hampshire … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2015

Nashua man charged with failing to report to Sex Offender Registry

Police on Tuesday charged a Nashua man with a felony count of duty to report, alleging that he failed to comply with the time requirements … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2015

Manchester man accused of passing counterfeit check at Nashua credit union

Police arrested a Manchester man early Tuesday morning on a warrant charging him with felony theft stemming from allegations he defrauded a local credit union. … Full story    
Published:  April 16, 2015

Police look for second suspect in May 12 stabbing death of Nashua man

NASHUA – Nashua police and the state attorney general’s office announced Tuesday they are looking for a second suspect connected to the March 12 stabbing … Full story    
Published:  April 15, 2015

Friends, family mourn Nashua fire victim Maria Barriga; fund launched to help family

Friends and family on Tuesday mourned the loss of 37-year-old Maria Victoria Barriga, the Nashua woman who died early Monday morning when she was trapped … Full story    
Published:  April 15, 2015

Two arrested, charged in Monday gun battle in Nashua

NASHUA – Two Nashua men are in custody pending arraignment on numerous felony charges stemming from Monday evening’s wild shootout involving occupants in two vehicles … Full story    
Published:  April 15, 2015

Police: College shooting possible hate crime; victim was gay

GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Police said Tuesday they were investigating the fatal shooting of a gay community college worker as a possible hate crime. The shooting … Full story    
Published:  April 15, 2015

Woman killed, several people injured Monday as fire guts Nashua apartments videocam

NASHUA – The fast-moving fire that claimed one life and injured several other people as it ripped through a French Hill apartment building early Monday … Full story    
Published:  April 14, 2015

Nashua man arrested for allegedly trying to break into a home

A 25-year-old Nashua man has been charged with attempted burglary following a Sunday afternoon report. According to Nashua police, Jeremy Garcia, 25, of 18 Pasadena … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2015

Armed robbery at Haffner’s Gas Station in Hudson

Hudson police are looking for the person who robbed Haffner’s Gas Station, 215 Lowell Road, at gunpoint just after midnight on Monday morning. On April … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2015

Stereo that could be heard 700 yards away leads to disorderly conduct charge

MERRIMACK – Blasting music that police say could be heard “700 yards away” has led to a disorderly conduct charge against a Merrimack man. After … Full story    
Published:  April 13, 2015

Portland, Maine: Police say anti-Muslim graffiti on market is a hate crime

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police in Portland, Maine say they are treating graffiti spray painted on a market that caters to Muslims as a hate … Full story    
Published:  April 12, 2015

Clarification

A Superior Court jury on Thursday found Nashua resident Frank McHard Jr. not guilty of two counts of child sexual abuse. A not guilty verdict … Full story    
Published:  April 11, 2015

Nashua man arrested on multiple drug sales, possession charges

A Nashua man is jailed pending a Nashua district court hearing following his arrest this week on multiple charges of selling and possessing narcotic drugs, … Full story    
Published:  April 10, 2015

Closings set for Thursday in molestation trial of Nashua man

NASHUA – Closing arguments are expected Thursday morning in the trial of Frank McHard Jr., the 46-year-old Nashua resident accused of molesting a 8-year-old boy … Full story    
Published:  April 9, 2015

Nashua’s Morrissey to step down, Galipeau selected as new fire chief

NASHUA – After nine years under the leadership of Chief Brian W. Morrissey, the city of Nashua will soon have a new head of its … Full story    
Published:  April 8, 2015

Death penalty possible for man charged with killing 3 Muslim college students

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – A man charged with first- degree murder in the killing of three Muslim college students can face a death penalty trial, a … Full story    
Published:  April 7, 2015

Trial set this week for Nashua man accused of molesting boy in 2013

The trial for a Nashua man charged with molesting a boy in 2013 began Monday with jury selection at Hillsborough County Superior Court. Frank McHard … Full story    
Published:  April 6, 2015

April 27 sentencing set for former Litchfield principal accused of embezzlement

NASHUA – A new date has been set for the plea and sentencing hearing of former Litchfield principal Shannon Dannible, who is charged with embezzling … Full story    
Published:  April 4, 2015

A NH legislator’s ‘crime’

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” This quote from Dr. Seuss’ beloved book “Horton Hears a Who” has a lot to say to … Full story    
Published:  April 3, 2015

Nashua woman charged after man is cut with knife

Police early Tuesday arrested a Tyler Street woman and accused her of cutting a man with a knife during an argument. Police said Delia Anderson, … Full story    
Published:  April 2, 2015

Nashua disturbance results in injury, arrest

NASHUA – Police say a disturbance that turned physical at a Nashua home late Tuesday night landed one man in a local hospital and another … Full story    
Published:  April 2, 2015

Firefighters from several towns battle 2-alarm house fire in Merrimack

MERRIMACK – A two-alarm blaze that heavily damaged a 24 Farmer Road house on Wednesday was caused by woodstove ashes left on the rear deck, … Full story    
Published:  April 2, 2015

Derry woman charged with pawning items stolen in 2014 burglary

A nearly five-month investigation into the theft of purses and jewelry from a Derry home culminated Tuesday in the arrest by Nashua police of a … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2015

Nashua police, fire to meet on the court for fundraiser

NASHUA – The Nashua Sports Academy will host the second Nashua Police Athletic League Hardwood Shootout later this week to benefit the city’s program. The … Full story    
Published:  April 1, 2015

Lehane writes gripping finale to crime trilogy

“World Gone By” by Dennis Lehane; William Morrow; hardcover; 320 pages; $27.99. Dennis Lehane’s thrilling trilogy about organized crime in the early 20th century is … Full story    
Published:  March 29, 2015

Nashua woman arraigned Wed., accused of assaulting male victim, sending him to hospital

NASHUA – A 22-year-old Nashua woman arrested Tuesday night and charged with multiple domestic violence-related offenses was held on cash or surety bail following her … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2015

Arraignment set Tuesday for Nashua man facing slew of driving charges in Merrimack

A Nashua man is scheduled for arraignment Tuesday in Merrimack district court on a slew of charges that allege he was drunk and speeding around … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2015

Nashua woman arraigned Wed., accused of assaulting male victim, sending him to hospital

NASHUA – A 22-year-old Nashua woman arrested Tuesday night and charged with multiple domestic violence–related offenses was held on cash or surety bail following her … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2015

Mass. man accused of sexually assaulting girl in Nashua, Hudson

A six-month police investigation into reports of sexual abuse involving a Nashua girl led to the arrest Monday of a Massachusetts man, police said. Officers … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2015

Police say Bennington man robbed Milford bank

A Bennington man was arrested Monday in connection with a mid-afternoon robbery of the Citizens Bank at Granite Town Plaza in Milford. Jason B. Haney, … Full story    
Published:  March 25, 2015

Merrimack police seek information on BB gun pellet damage

Merrimack police fielded several reports on property damage caused by BB gun pellets over a three day period last week. “Some were car windows that … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2015

Nashua mother arraigned Monday, charged with injuring her infant son

NASHUA – A young Nashua mother was arrested last week and has been charged with breaking her 7-week-old son’s leg and ankle. After listening to … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2015

March indictments include suspects in Nashua robbery, Milford police chase

NASHUA – A Milford man charged by police after a raucous chase that ended with him nearly driving into two officers by the Nashua Canal … Full story    
Published:  March 21, 2015

Nashua man sentenced in plea deal on assault, threatening charges

NASHUA – A local man charged with assaulting a woman during a July 2014 altercation and stabbing a man who tried to intervene pleaded guilty … Full story    
Published:  March 20, 2015

Hearing postponed to April for Danny Le, Hollis home invasion suspect

NASHUA – A probable cause hearing scheduled for Thursday in the case of Danny M. Le, the Nashua man accused of taking part in a … Full story    
Published:  March 19, 2015

Nashua man charged with failing to register as sex offender

A 63-year-old registered sex offender from Nashua was freed on $5,000 bail and is due in court in April after his arrest Tuesday on one … Full story    
Published:  March 18, 2015

Nashua man charged with using unauthorized email accounts

Nashua police on Tuesday took a registered sex offender into custody for allegedly using unauthorized email accounts on a computer at the Nashua Public Library, … Full story    
Published:  March 18, 2015

Nashua police charge Mass. man with lying under oath about arrest record

Police on Monday charged a Massachusetts man with lying while testifying under oath about his arrest record. Michael Martinez, 23, of 49 Gaston St., Methuen, … Full story    
Published:  March 18, 2015

Amherst police search for woman accused of stealing 13 iPads worth $8,500

Amherst police are looking for a woman suspected of taking 13 iPads from a Wal-Mart in Amherst over the weekend. WMUR-TV reports police said the … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2015

Merrimack man charged with possessing drugs at OD scene

MERRIMACK – Police assisting fire department and ambulance personnel at the scene of a medical call for a drug overdose last week ended up arresting … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2015

Wild high-speed car chase Monday ends in Nashua; driver faces multiple charges

Nashua and state police arrested a Nashua man late Monday morning following a wild car chase that began in Manchester and ended by the Nashua … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2015

Suspect in Nashua stabbing death waives arraignment; friends shocked by allegations videocam

NASHUA – Jonathan Goff, the 17-year-old Nashua resident charged with stabbing a man to death on a downtown bike path the night of March 12, … Full story    
Published:  March 17, 2015

Suspect in Nashua stabbing death waives arraignment; friends shocked by allegations videocam

NASHUA – Jonathan Goff, the teen charged with second–degree murder in the March 12 stabbing death of a longtime Nashua man, waived arraignment Monday morning … Full story    
Published:  March 16, 2015

Nashua police investigating Palm Street homicide

NASHUA – Authorities announced Friday that the death of a Nashua man sometime late Thursday night near a downtown bike path was ruled a homicide. … Full story    
Published:  March 14, 2015

Recalling the infamous Pam Smart case a quarter-century later

I was still a couple of years on the good side of 40 when lawyers and judges in that unforgettable media circus known as the … Full story    
Published:  March 14, 2015

Nashua French Hill fire damages apartment, kills dog

NASHUA – No one was injured, but a dog was killed in a fire that damaged an apartment building in Nashua’s French Hill neighborhood Thursday … Full story    
Published:  March 13, 2015

Hearing set for March 31 in case stemming from 2014 crash that killed Nashua woman

NASHUA – The series of heavy winter snowfalls is largely to blame for several postponements in the manslaughter case of Kyle Witty, who is accused … Full story    
Published:  March 13, 2015

Giant ice chunk smashes gas meters, deck at Hudson condo complex

HUDSON – The warmer temperatures this week was met with celebration by many who thought this historic winter might never end, but the warmup also … Full story    
Published:  March 12, 2015

Giant ice chunk smashes gas meters, deck at Hudson condo complex

HUDSON – The warmer temperatures this week was met with celebration by many who thought this historic winter might never end, but the warmup also … Full story    
Published:  March 11, 2015

Hollis home invasion suspect arraigned Tuesday; police look to make more arrests

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge Tuesday set bail at $25,000 for Danny Le, the 22-year-old Nashua man facing several felony charges stemming from the … Full story    
Published:  March 11, 2015

Hollis police charge Nashua man in 2014 home invasion; more arrests expected

HOLLIS – The arrest early Monday of 22-year-old Nashua resident Danny M. Le on felony charges stemming from the September 2014 home invasion on Worcester … Full story    
Published:  March 10, 2015

Police: Pelham man allegedly tells neighbors to turn down TV or he’ll shoot

PELHAM – A 23-year-old local man is in custody on felony charges after police said he threatened his neighbors with a 12–gauge shotgun in an … Full story    
Published:  March 10, 2015

Mass. man facing multiple sexual assault charges in Merrimack

MERRIMACK – Police have charged a Massachusetts man with six counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, alleging he molested a child under age 13 over … Full story    
Published:  March 9, 2015

Hollis police to ID suspect Monday afternoon in 2014 home invasion

HOLLIS – Police say they have arrested at least one individual in connection with the September 2014 home invasion on Worcester Road that sent a … Full story    
Published:  March 9, 2015

Clarification

Amherst Police in 2014 conducted an investigation into allegations of theft against former town EMS director Brian Gleason, then forwarded the results of the investigation … Full story    
Published:  March 9, 2015

Porch fire damages home on Auburn Street in Nashua; no injuries

NASHUA – Firefighters on Friday got the upper hand on a fast-spreading blaze at an Auburn Street house in time to spare the 10–room building … Full story    
Published:  March 9, 2015

Man charged after Manchester police seize 101 grams of heroin

Manchester police seized more than 100 grams of heroin on Thursday after a traffic stop the day before. Detectives with the Manchester Police Special Enforcement … Full story    
Published:  March 7, 2015

Autopsy points to foul play in death of Milford man in Saudi Arabia

MILFORD – The sister and the attorney of a Milford man who died in Saudi Arabia earlier this year say an autopsy points to foul … Full story    
Published:  March 7, 2015

Witness: Hernandez DNA matched cigarette butt at crime scene

FALL RIVER, Mass. – Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez’s DNA was found on a cigarette butt at the scene of a murder near … Full story    
Published:  March 7, 2015

Nashua police charge local man with assaulting juvenile

A Nashua man was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on one count of second-degree domestic violence, a Class B felony, after being accused of assaulting … Full story    
Published:  March 6, 2015

Nashua man charged in crash that killed son has new counsel, case proceeding in court

NASHUA – The negligent homicide case against 38-year-old Nashua resident Nghia Huynh appears to be back on course after Huynh and his former attorney had … Full story    
Published:  March 6, 2015

Nashua police: 1 store, 50 minutes, 2 thefts land city man in jail

NASHUA – A 53-year-old Nashua man who police said stole items from the CVS pharmacy on Main Street Wednesday and got away before police arrived, … Full story    
Published:  March 6, 2015

Random thoughts on the passing scene

When President Obama keeps talking about “violent extremists” in the abstract, you might wonder whether Presbyterians are running amok. The mainstream media seem desperate to … Full story    
Published:  March 6, 2015

April hearing set in case of former Amherst EMS director charged with felony theft

MANCHESTER – A hearing is set for April 2 in Superior Court in Manchester in the case of Brian Gleason, the former Amherst emergency medical … Full story    
Published:  March 5, 2015

Nashua police say woman shoplifted material from Kohl’s

A Deering woman was arrested Tuesday in Nashua and charged with shoplifting items from a Kohl’s department store. Danielle Laporte, 34, of 116 Manselville Road, … Full story    
Published:  March 4, 2015

Nashua man charged with stealing more than $10,000 from his grandmother

A 25-year-old Nashua man is under arrest, charged with stealing more than $10,000 from his grandmother, police said. Christopher Dornhofer, of 181 Concord St., was … Full story    
Published:  March 4, 2015

Broken hydrants due to snowplows delays fighting fire; nobody injured

NASHUA – Fire crews had to break into a warehouse Monday night to extinguish a fire in the engine compartment of a plow truck after … Full story    
Published:  March 4, 2015

Woman sentenced in case of credit card fraud based on fake IDs in N.H., Mass.

A Boston woman has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection … Full story    
Published:  March 4, 2015

Nashua police make headway in closing $500,000 deficit in this year’s budget

NASHUA – Police Chief Andrew Lavoie said the department made significant strides toward closing the $500,000 deficit in the current year’s budget through a series … Full story    
Published:  March 3, 2015

Police track possible suspect in Friday bomb scare at Nashua hospital

Police said Monday they anticipate making an arrest soon in connection with Friday’s bomb threat at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. Responding officers were told … Full story    
Published:  March 2, 2015

Sentencing now set for March for former Litchfield principal Shannon Dannible

NASHUA – After being postponed or cancelled several times over about four months, a new date for the plea and sentencing hearing for Shannon Dannible, … Full story    
Published:  March 2, 2015

Litchfield family thankful for community support after fire

The homegrown effort to help a local family regain ground after a devastating fire is making its mark. “It’s unbelievable how much has been donated … Full story    
Published:  March 1, 2015

Nashua house destroyed in fire

NASHUA – A dog died but no people were injured in the Saturday afternoon fire that swept a mobile home on Satin Avenue, one of … Full story    
Published:  March 1, 2015

Nashua police arrest two after brief pursuit

NASHUA – Police said two men were arrested this week after a brief car chase on Daniel Webster Highway. Nashua police charged Ryan Luther, 22, … Full story    
Published:  February 28, 2015

Nashua teen cited after family fight

A Nashua teenager was arrested Thursday and charged with several counts stemming from an alleged family altercation. Nashua police charged Patrick Roy, 17, of 9 … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015

Litchfield man charged with waving gun, threatening people

A Litchfield man was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with waving a gun and threatening to shoot people while he was intoxicated. John Frenette, 66, … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015

Suspended sentences for 3 in 2013 Hollis home invasion, assault

NASHUA – The lengthy, often complicated case against former Massachusetts resident Cynthia Nagele, who was arrested along with two men following a 2013 home invasion … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015

Nashua teen charged with Jan. 11 burglary

NASHUA – An investigation into a Jan. 11 burglary at a Nashua residence led to Wednesday’s arrest of 18-year-old Tyler Paquin, police said. Paquin, of … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2015

Nashua man charged with felony in alleged domestic assault

A Nashua man was arrested and charged with felony and misdemeanor offenses stemming from allegations he assaulted another man Jan. 29 in Nashua, police said. … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2015

Use of indoor forklift without ventilation leads to CO poisoning in Hudson

HUDSON – A propane-powered forklift used inside a storage facility without adequate ventilation caused carbon-monoxide levels to soar and sent a man to the hospital … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2015

Grand jury indicts four men on charges stemming from burglary, thefts at Merrimack car shop

NASHUA – Grand jury indictments were handed down this week for the four men charged in December in connection with an alleged burglary and theft … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2015

Nashua man with history of ‘violence against women’ pleads guilty, goes to prison

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge agreed Tuesday with a prosecutor’s recommendation that Jay Kovich, a Nashua man who pleaded guilty to assaulting two ex-girlfriends … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2015

Investigation by Nashua, Hudson police yields significant drug arrest

NASHUA – A joint investigation by Nashua and Hudson police culminated in the arrest Tuesday of a 44-year-old Hudson woman, police said. Rita Gaulin, of … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2015

Police seek suspect in Nashua jewelry store theft

NASHUA – Area police agencies are on the lookout for a suspect or suspects involved with the reported theft Tuesday night of jewelry from a … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2015

Merrimack woman faces drug charges after arrest at local hotel

Police who responded to a call from a local hotel Sunday regarding a problem with a guest found the guest in her room – along … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2015

Drug offenses, domestic violence charges among Greater Nashua grand jury indictments

NASHUA – The man who allegedly robbed a Merrimack bank in September 2013 while wearing a mask resembling President Barack Obama has been indicted on … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2015

Second Litchfield home in a week destroyed by fire

LITCHFIELD – A home on Martin Lane in Litchfield was destroyed by a morning fire, the second of two fires in the small town this … Full story    
Published:  February 24, 2015

Second arrest made in alleged thefts from Nashua’s Tradeland

NASHUA – Police have arrested a second individual in connection with last year’s alleged jewelry-theft scheme involving Tradeland, a Nashua “buy, sell and trade” shop … Full story    
Published:  February 24, 2015

Nashua man nabbed for alleged burglary at downtown pizza shop

NASHUA – Police on Saturday arrested a Nashua man wanted in connection with the October 2014 burglary of a downtown pizza shop. Armando Nieves, 41, … Full story    
Published:  February 23, 2015

Nashua ‘takeover’ robbery suspect pleads guilty, to serve jail time

NASHUA – One of the participants in the May 2014 “takeover” armed robbery of a Nashua service station clerk will spend about five months in … Full story    
Published:  February 23, 2015

Litchfield woman cited for reckless conduct, DUI after crash

A Litchfield woman was arrested Thursday night after she was traveling in the wrong lane of Route 101 and struck another vehicle, police said. Carrie … Full story    
Published:  February 21, 2015

Nashua trucker charged in one of two turnpike crashes that snarled traffic for hours Thursday morning

MERRIMACK – Southbound commuters on the F.E. Everett Turnpike were in for a morning of headaches and severe delays Thursday when back-to-back collisions in Merrimack … Full story    
Published:  February 20, 2015

Mont Vernon man accused of removing evidence

MONT VERNON – A Mont Vernon man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly removing evidence from an active scene of a fatality before police arrived. Officers … Full story    
Published:  February 19, 2015

Sentencing in Pelham ‘Spice’ sales set for March

NASHUA – Sentencing has been set for March 24 in the case of Christopher Matte, the Pelham store owner accused of selling the synthetic marijuana … Full story    
Published:  February 16, 2015

Plea agreement gives Nashua drive-by shooter 3-6 years in prison

NASHUA - The 19-year-old driver of the car involved in the August drive-by shooting in Nashua neighborhood will serve at least 3 years in New … Full story    
Published:  February 13, 2015

Woman sustains serious, non-life threatening injuries in downtown Nashua truck-pedestrian accident Wednesday

NASHUA – The injured woman found lying in a snowbank in downtown Nashua Wednesday morning had been struck by a delivery truck, police said. The … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2015

Nashua man charged in connection with domestic disturbance

NASHUA – A Nashua resident faces a felony assault charge following a domestic disturbance Saturday morning at a city residence, police said. Joseph Gorman, 18, … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2015

Felonies leveled after Nashua domestic disturbance

NASHUA – Police responding to a reported domestic disturbance at a city residence Monday morning ended up arresting a 30-year-old Nashua man on several charges … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2015

Second trial of reputed gang leader underway in Nashua

NASHUA – A former state prison inmate associated with reputed New Hampshire gang leader Sheldon Grant said Tuesday that he implicated Grant in a 2013 … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2015

Superior Court judge considers convicted child molester’s motion for new trial

NASHUA – Zebadiah Kellogg-Roe, the former Greenville man currently serving a 20-40 year prison sentence stemming from his 2010 conviction on felonious sexual assault charges, … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2015

Nashua police officer honored for retail crime prevention

The local retail community is honoring a veteran Nashua police officer for his efforts in preventing and solving retail crime. Master Patrolman William Adamson, the … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2015

Jury selection on hold in Hollis attempted murder case

NASHUA – Jury selection in the trial of Cynthia Nagele, the former Lowell, Mass. resident facing numerous charges stemming from an alleged home invasion in … Full story    
Published:  February 5, 2015

Drug OD deaths hit new NH, Nashua record; powerful narcotic fentanyl surpasses heroin in NH total

Drug overdoses caused at least 284 deaths in New Hampshire last year, a stunning new record made more troubling by the emergence of the potent … Full story    
Published:  February 5, 2015

Spending Nashua’s money

Nashua is a small city, comparatively, and people talk. One of the things that has people talking most of late is the rise in crime … Full story    
Published:  February 1, 2015

Nashua woman charged with stealing jewelry from work

NASHUA – A Nashua woman was charged Friday morning with allegedly stealing jewelry from her job and bringing the items to local pawn shops. Police … Full story    
Published:  January 31, 2015

Nashua pawn shop owners, hit-and-run fatal and armed robberies top January Hillsborough County indictments

NASHUA – The owners of two former Nashua pawn shops – and the shops themselves – were indicted earlier this week by a Hillsborough County … Full story    
Published:  January 30, 2015

Merrimack police track man who damaged grandparents’ car through blizzard

Merrimack police tracked a Manchester man charged with damaging his grandparents’ car thanks to the tracks the man left in the record-setting snow that fell … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2015

Police: Nashua man pulls knife over pizzeria parking dispute

A Nashua man was arrested Monday for allegedly brandishing a knife in a pizzeria parking lot. Shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 26, Nashua officers … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2015

Medical examiner rules hiker’s death a drowning

MONT VERNON – The state’s chief medical examiner said a Massachusetts hiker who slipped from an icy embankment on the top of Purgatory Falls on … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2015

Judge declares mistrial in case of Nashua resident Sheldon Grant

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has declared a mistrial in the case of Sheldon Grant, the 32-year-old Nashua man charged with two felony counts … Full story    
Published:  January 26, 2015

Derry man charged with felony thefts from Nashua stores

NASHUA – A Derry man was arraigned Monday in Nashua district court on felony charges stemming from alleged thefts from two Shaw’s supermarkets in Nashua … Full story    
Published:  January 26, 2015

Extradition hearings in Canada for former Nashuans Barnaby, Caplin are postponed

Extradition hearings scheduled for last week in a Canadian courtroom for former Nashua residents Anthony Barnaby and David Caplin have been postponed, according to information … Full story    
Published:  January 26, 2015

Woman dies after falling into Purgatory Brook in Mont Vernon Sunday afternoon

LYNDEBOROUGH – A woman died Sunday from injuries sustained when she reportedly fell about 15 feet into Upper Falls, a popular hiking spot along Purgatory … Full story    
Published:  January 26, 2015

Reported Hollis road rage incident leads to arrest of Brookline man

HOLLIS – A Brookline man was arraigned this week on assault charges, including one felony, stemming from an alleged road-rage incident on Jan. 16. Randy … Full story    
Published:  January 22, 2015

Milford police arrest 2 in connection with assault, robbery Tuesday

Two Milford men are in custody after they allegedly attacked a man in a parked car and stole his wallet Tuesday night, police said. Brandon … Full story    
Published:  January 21, 2015

Merrimack man charged after alleged threat to kill woman

MERRIMACK – A local man who allegedly told a woman he would “kill her” the next time he saw her is under arrest on a … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Accidental fire claims life of Nashua man, 75; woman rescued, recovering

An elderly Nashua man died early Monday morning after he accidentally set his clothing on fire while trying to light a cigarette using a gas … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Nashua woman charged with theft from several city stores

NASHUA – A Nashua woman is free on bail following her arrest Friday on charges stemming from an alleged shoplifting spree involving several stores, police … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Milford man gets 12 years in prison for 2013 Merrimack bank robbery

CONCORD – A Milford man who admitted to robbing a Merrimack bank in 2013 and terrorizing clerks with a shotgun will spend more than 12 … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2015

Nashua police charge RI man with felony credit card fraud

NASHUA – Police on Wednesday charged a Rhode Island man for fraudulent use of a credit card, a Class B felony, after he allegedly made … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Homeless man arrested in Nashua on domestic violence related offenses

NASHUA – A local man was held Wednesday pending arraignment on felony and misdemeanor assault charges stemming from alleged acts of domestic violence, police said. … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Former Merrimack man charged with long-term sexual assaults gets 20-40 years in prison

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge on Wednesday sentenced former Merrimack resident Christopher Slayback to a minimum of 20 years in State Prison, less than … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Supreme Court to decide whether to resentence youthful convicts, including Nashua man

NASHUA – A U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected to be handed down later this year will determine whether four New Hampshire convicted murderers – including … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

Police: With 5-year-old at the wheel, school bus crashes into Merrimack building

Two boys aboard a parked school bus escaped serious injury late last week when the younger one, a 5-year-old who was sitting in the driver’s … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Court upholds conviction of woman who wanted to burn down her Milford Oval building for insurance money

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Supreme Court has turned down the appeal of a Mont Vernon woman who was convicted of conspiring to burn down … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Hudson police seek help to ID suspect in stolen credit card case

Police are hoping someone can help identify a male suspect connected to a recent spree of fraudulent credit card transactions in Hudson and surrounding towns. … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Boy in school bus driver’s seat causes crash; Merrimack mother charged

MERRIMACK (AP) — Police said a New Hampshire school bus driver allowed her 5-year-old son to sit in the driver’s seat with the bus running … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Marin waives hearing; 2nd degree murder case moves to superior court

NASHUA – Katlyn Marin, the young Nashua mother charged with second-degree murder after police said she inflicted fatal injuries on her 3-year-old daughter, Brielle Gage, … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Alleged child abuse case against former Nashuan Michael Rivera continues in Superior Court

NASHUA – A status and trial management conference is scheduled for later this month in the felony assault case against Michael Rivera, the former boyfriend … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Mass. duo nabbed after allegedly trying to steal baby formula from Nashua Target store

Two Massachusetts residents were arrested Sunday afternoon after one of them allegedly fought off a store employee while trying to steal a large amount of … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Questions for a nominee

Senate confirmation hearings put nominees on notice that, as a Michigan state legislator reportedly once said, “I’m watching everything you do with a fine-toothed comb.” … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

Manchester man charged with theft from Nashua retailer

NASHUA – A Manchester man faces a felony charge of theft after his arrest Saturday by police for allegedly returning stolen items for credit at … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2015

Felony charges for man who allegedly tried to pass fake checks at a Nashua bank

NASHUA – A 46-year-old man with no fixed address is in police custody after his arrest on Jan. 9 on charges stemming from his alleged … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2015

Nashua man charged after altercation in Railroad Square

NASHUA – A Nashua man was arraigned Wednesday in Nashua district court on a felony assault charge stemming from an altercation during which another man … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2015

Grandmother, supporters building legislative proposals, plan vigil in wake of Brielle Gage’s death

MANCHESTER – When her granddaughter, Brielle Gage, was still alive, Sharon Boucher asked representatives of the state Division of Children Youth and Families if her … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2015

Merrimack police arrest 2 men at outlets; find 100-plus credit cards in vehicle

MERRIMACK – The arrest of two out-of-state men in December led police to a stash of more than 100 credit cards that the men allegedly … Full story    
Published:  January 8, 2015

Grandmother: Nashua woman charged in daughter’s death ‘made a lot of bad choices’

MANCHESTER – Kathleen L. Emery made one request that any grandmother would understand. She wanted a moment alone with the lifeless body of the granddaughter … Full story    
Published:  January 7, 2015

Nashua man, 19, charged with possession of child pornography

A local man faces two pornography-related felony charges after his arrest Monday, police said. Nashua resident Tyler Naamani, 19, is free on $15,000 personal recognizance … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

Mom accused of killing daughter arraigned Monday in Nashua court videocam

NASHUA – About a dozen Nashua police officers, both on and off-duty, were on hand Monday morning for the video arraignment in Nashua district court … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

Police in California seek man who wounded 3, left baby dead

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Police pleaded for the public’s help Monday to find a gunman who shot the parents and uncle of a 3-week-old … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Police were disrespectful to turn backs at funeral of slain officers

NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio, his administration threatened to be overwhelmed by a rift with rank-and-file New York Police Department officers, on Monday … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

Nashua man faces several domestic violence-related charges after Sunday arrest

NASHUA – A French Hill resident is set to be arraigned in January on multiple domestic violence-related offenses following his arrest Sunday morning, police said. … Full story    
Published:  December 30, 2014

Amherst man arrested after crash in Milford

MILFORD – A car crash Friday night near the Yellow Dog Car Wash on Jones Road led to the arrest of an Amherst man on … Full story    
Published:  December 29, 2014

Stop lying about the police

We have heard a lot lately about tensions between the police and the communities that they serve, and the urgent need to reduce them. Here’s … Full story    
Published:  December 29, 2014

Nashua man arrested in California for alleged Sept. domestic assault

A Nashua man wanted in connection with a domestic assault was arrested in San Diego last month and brought back to Nashua, according to city … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Sex assault charge against former Nashua man arrested in California

A former Nashua man arrested was arrested in Santa Barbara, Calif., on an arrest warrant from Nashua for aggravated felonious sexual assault. According to Nashua … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Merrimack teen charged with assault and holding juvenile captive

A local teen who police said assaulted a juvenile while holding him or her captive for a period of time was scheduled to be arraigned … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Milford woman charged with theft of boots, gift cards from Nashua Sears

Police on Tuesday afternoon charged a 42-year-old Milford woman with a pair of felony-level theft charges, alleging she stole several pairs of men’s work boots … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2014

Nashua Fire Rescue annual food drive delivers good food and cheer

NASHUA – Trucks rolled out of the Lake Street fire station in Nashua on a mission of compassion Tuesday, but there were no flames and … Full story    
Published:  December 24, 2014

Former Nashua court officer pleads guilty to sexual assault of child; sentenced to prison

NASHUA – The former Nashua court officer indicted in September on multiple felonious sexual assault charges for allegedly molesting a young girl over more than … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2014

December Hillsborough County indictments include suspects in alleged Nashua theft ring

NASHUA – Several Nashua residents allegedly connected to the alleged theft-and-fencing ring police broke up in October have been indicted on numerous charges stemming from … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2014

Hudson man charged in alleged forgery, theft scheme

A Hudson man was in Nashua police custody after his arrest Wednesday evening on felony theft and forgery charges, police said. Luke Pesaturo, 23, of … Full story    
Published:  December 19, 2014

Nashua child killer jailed in Florida

NASHUA – Six years after he was released from prison for the 1973 murder of a young Nashua boy, Raymond A. Guay Jr. is back … Full story    
Published:  December 19, 2014

13 patients of NH PainCare clinics sue, say they got sick after injections

Although PainCare LLC CEO Michael O’Connell says none of his patients were harmed by tainted medicine bought from New England Compounding Center, as part of … Full story    
Published:  December 19, 2014

NH pain clinics: No patients were affected by tainted medicine that led to Wednesday’s arrests

As 14 owners or employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were arrested Wednesday in connection with 2012 tainted drugs that killed 64 people nationwide, the … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2014

Two-day argument ends early Wednesday with Nashua man’s arrest, police say

NASHUA – A two-day argument that police say eventually led to one of the combatants allegedly swinging a brush ax at the victim ended early … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2014

AG: Gorham man facing 200 new indictments in case of missing Conway teen

CONCORD – Prosecutors say grand juries in Coos and Carrol counties have indicted a Gorham man on hundreds of brutal sex assault and kidnapping counts … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2014

Man charged with stealing credit cards from shoppers at Nashua’s Pheasant Lane Mall

Police arrested a local man Monday after receiving reports of a man allegedly swiping credit cards out of shoppers’ purses and jacket pockets in the … Full story    
Published:  December 16, 2014

Prosecutor: ‘no choice’ but to end prosecution of child-abuse case against Nashua mother

NASHUA – An assistant Hillsborough County attorney said Monday that prosecutors have no choice but to nol-pros, or drop, a felony second-degree assault charge against … Full story    
Published:  December 16, 2014

Prosecutors drop their case against former Nashua alderman Kathryn Vitale

NASHUA – A county prosecutor will no longer pursue felony charges against former Nashua alderman Kathryn Vitale, claiming that unfavorable rulings by a Hillsborough County … Full story    
Published:  December 16, 2014

Manchester man to serve about six months for selling cocaine after reaching plea agreement

NASHUA – A Manchester man arrested in June in Nashua and charged with selling crack cocaine will serve about six months in Hillsborough County Department … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

Chemical described as “irritant” released at Nashua High North; school remains open; 4 students, 2 teachers transported to hospital as precaution

NASHUA – Several Nashua High School North students were transported to local hospitals late Monday morning after they were exposed to chemicals in the school’s … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

Former Greenville man, convicted of child rape in 2010, to ask for a new trial

NASHUA – The former Greenville farmer serving 20-40 years in prison for repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl in 2001 will have to wait until January … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

Dominican man arrested in Nashua for records tampering, police say

A 31-year-old man police described as an illegal immigrant was arrested Thursday at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Nashua and charged with multiple counts … Full story    
Published:  December 13, 2014

Nashua residents want answers in 3-year-old’s death

NASHUA – A community stunned by last month’s murder of 3-year-old Brielle Gage angrily awaits answers in the tragic death of the flaxen-haired toddler that … Full story    
Published:  December 12, 2014

Nashua woman charged with felony theft; allegedly stole clothing, watches

A Palm Street resident was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Nashua district court on a felony theft charge after she allegedly stole clothing and … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Merrimack police arrest teen; said he reported an armed intruder who didn’t exist

A local teen who reported to police early Tuesday morning that he was attacked in his house by an armed intruder quickly went from victim … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Police: Speeding Nashua man eludes police – but not for long

WINDHAM – A Nashua man who police say was pursued by a state police trooper as he allegedly drove well over 100 mph on Route … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

George Will: The plague of overcriminalization

By history’s frequently brutal dialectic, the good that we call progress often comes spasmodically, in lurches propelled by tragedies caused by callousness, folly or ignorance. … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Nashua man’s second trial underway at Superior Court; accused of multiple sexual assault offenses

NASHUA – It wasn’t long after the young,  athletically inclined girl and her dad and two siblings had settled into their new home in Hudson … Full story    
Published:  December 10, 2014

Nashua man’s theft arrest Monday nearly identical to a Jan. 2013 arrest

NASHUA – A local man who allegedly tried to steal a bottle of wine from a Main Street supermarket Monday ended up being charged with … Full story    
Published:  December 8, 2014

Nashua 3-year-old’s death ruled homicide by blunt force trauma

NASHUA – The Nashua 3-year-old who died under what investigators called suspicious circumstances last week was killed by blunt force, according to a statement released … Full story    
Published:  December 6, 2014

Nashua Pawn license review rescheduled to Dec. 29

Nashua aldermen have rescheduled their special meeting to decide whether to revoke Nashua Pawn’s license to Dec. 29. The civil hearing was initially set for … Full story    
Published:  December 5, 2014

Trio of plow trucks owned by Morin’s of Hollis stolen in Manchester

Morin’s Landscaping of Hollis is offering a $5,000 reward to help retrieve three plow trucks that are believed to have been stolen from a storage … Full story    
Published:  December 5, 2014

Nashua youth cleared in false explosives report Wednesday

NASHUA – Wednesday was a routine afternoon for a young Grand Avenue resident until about 3:45, when he looked out to see police surrounding his … Full story    
Published:  December 5, 2014

Teens accused of driving on, damaging Merrimack baseball field

Two local teens are facing criminal mischief charges after their arrest Wednesday on allegations they drove their cars onto Veterans Park baseball field and tore … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2014

Hollis police warn of phone scam involving fake ‘U.S. Treasury agent’

Hollis police are alerting residents to be aware of a telephone scam in which a male caller identifies himself as a U.S. Treasury agent and … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2014

Investigation continues in death of 3-year-old Nashua girl

NASHUA – More than a week after a 3-year-old girl died under suspicious circumstances in an Oak Street apartment, investigators have yet to make an … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2014

Police: Drunk driver clipped Nashua police officer in Turnpike breakdown lane

NASHUA – A driver who allegedly clipped a Nashua police officer who was in a breakdown lane on the F.E. Everett Turnpike has been charged … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Grandmother of 3-year-old found dead seeks money for burial, push to help kids

NASHUA – The father of the 3-year-old Nashua girl who police say died under suspicious circumstances Nov. 25 was trying to gain legal custody of … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Fairmount Heights shaken by murder, suicide

NASHUA – A bouquet of flowers lay on the sidewalk of the Baldwin Street Bridge Monday morning, marking the spot where Meg Halley was found … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Fine, let’s talk about black-on-black crime

OK, fine. Let’s talk about “black on black” crime. That, after all, is where the conversation seems to inevitably turn whenever one seeks to engage … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Nashua sexual assault suspect arrested in Texas, extradited back to city

NASHUA – A former Nashua man is back in town and in custody several months after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection … Full story    
Published:  December 1, 2014

Apparent murder-suicide claims 2 lives in Nashua’s Fairmount Heights

NASHUA – A Vietnam veteran, Rickie Duncan is quite familiar with seeing armed men in combat gear and hearing loud noises, explosions and other detonations … Full story    
Published:  December 1, 2014

Man charged in 2 crashes on interstates

MANCHESTER (AP) – A New Hampshire man has been charged after police said he crashed into two separate vehicles at high speeds on two interstates, … Full story    
Published:  November 30, 2014

Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

LONDON – P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that … Full story    
Published:  November 29, 2014

Former Hudson McDonald’s manager charged with theft of $10K

HUDSON – A month-long police investigation into the whereabouts of $10,000 reported missing from the McDonald’s at 75 Derry St. in Hudson culminated Tuesday in … Full story    
Published:  November 27, 2014

Police identify Oak Street girl who died Tuesday

NASHUA – Police Wednesday night identified the 3-year-old girl who died under suspicious circumstances Tuesday as Brielle Gage, who lived at the 14 Oak St. … Full story    
Published:  November 27, 2014

Fraud, prostitution-related charges against Nashua woman settled

NASHUA – Charges have been settled in two of three cases pending against Nashua resident Amy Beth Manzi, accused earlier this year of credit card … Full story    
Published:  November 26, 2014

Hobbs found not guilty in death of Amherst man

MANCHESTER – Travis Hobbs, the 21-year-old Mont Vernon man fount not guilty Friday on all charges he faced in connection with the December hit-and-run accident … Full story    
Published:  November 22, 2014

Speed was factor in Tinker Road fatal accident, say police

Nashua police say the resulting fire from a Wednesday night fatal car accident on Tinker Road will delay the identification of the victim. Speed was … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Hobbs jury begin deliberations in fatal texting while driving trial

MANCHESTER – Jurors will continue to deliberate Friday on whether a 21-year-old Mont Vernon man was simply distracted or criminally negligent when he hit and … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Nashua police charge city man with dealing heroin, hiring teens; point to uptick in heroin overdoses this year

NASHUA – In the two months narcotics detectives were investigating accused drug-ring leader Manuel Rodriguez, police responded to 33 heroin overdoses in Nashua. Already this … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Nashua men charged in January drug deal shooting plead guilty

NASHUA – Two Nashua men charged in a shooting during a botched drug deal pleaded guilty this week and were sentenced to several years in … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2014

Nashua police investigating fatal crash on Tinker Road

Nashua police are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a woman on Tinker Road Wednesday night. Police were alerted to the crash around 10:30 … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2014

Former Merrimack mom requests sentence reduction in 2011 case

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge is weighing a sentence-reduction motion by attorneys for Melissa Gutierrez, the 29-year-old former Merrimack woman convicted of negligent homicide … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2014

Nashua woman turns herself in to police on ID fraud charge

Nashua police arrested a city woman they said stole the identity of a Massachusetts resident. Police were contacted on Oct. 15 by a Lowell, Mass., … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2014

Police say nashua man threatened another man with a knife

A Nashua man was arrested Sunday and charged with threatening another man with a knife. Nobody was injured. According to Nashua Police, at approximately 9:20 … Full story    
Published:  November 17, 2014

In plea deal, former Hollis man to serve 8 months in jail

NASHUA – A former Hollis man will serve an eight-month sentence in the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections but will avoid state prison time as … Full story    
Published:  November 16, 2014

Argument leads to arrest of Nashua woman for assault

An argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend that police say began Wednesday evening and ended Thursday morning when the boyfriend called police has landed a … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Amherst man charged with throwing bottles at car on turnpike in Nashua

An Amherst man allegedly threw bottles at a car, then threatened to knock out the teeth of the driver as part of a road rage … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Nashua police make 2nd arrest in 2 days for cocaine possession, sales

NASHUA – Police recorded their second significant drug-sales arrest in as many days Thursday when they apprehended Eric Williams, 38, and charged him with three … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Hudson students shaken, but not hurt in school bus crash

HUDSON – A 20-year-old Hudson man was cited for following too closely after the pickup truck he was driving rear-ended a school bus on Lowell … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2014

Nashua police, DEA raid apartment; charge man with selling, possessing 2 pounds of cocaine

NASHUA – A 33-year-old resident of Nashua’s Tree Streets neighborhood was jailed Thursday morning following his arraignment on a slew of drug-related offenses stemming from … Full story    
Published:  November 14, 2014

Nashua police seek help identifying man who robbed city pharmacy

Nashua police are asking for help identifying a man who robbed a city pharmacy last weekend. Police were called to the CVS Pharmacy at 633 … Full story    
Published:  November 13, 2014

Stolen van chased by police, driver arrested after driving over ‘stop sticks’

PELHAM – A Massachusetts man was arrested Tuesday night after a pursuit from Massachusetts through Pelham that ended after his tired were deflated by “stop … Full story    
Published:  November 13, 2014

Four Nashua teens arrested, charged in connection with assault and robbery

NASHUA – Two 17-year-old youths and two juvenile males, ages 16 and 14, are facing numerous charges, including robbery, in connection with the alleged assault … Full story    
Published:  November 10, 2014

Hudson man who robbed Nashua market three times agrees to 3-year prison term

NASHUA – A Hudson man will serve three to six years in state prison after he pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing the Lake Street Convenience … Full story    
Published:  November 10, 2014

Connelly has another winner with ‘Burning Room’

“The Burning Room” by Michael Connelly; Little, Brown and Co.; hardcover; 400 pages; $28. Harry Bosch and his rookie partner tackle a cold case with … Full story    
Published:  November 9, 2014

Judge dismisses charge against Milford man after fatal Brookline crash

NASHUA – A judge dismissed a negligent homicide charge against a Milford man involved in a fatal crash in Brookline last December. Hillsborough County Superior … Full story    
Published:  November 8, 2014

Hollis man charged in 2001 sexual assault

Hollis police arrested a man Wednesday who was first implicated in the sexual assault of a 9-year-old girl more than a decade ago. Police arrested … Full story    
Published:  November 6, 2014

Nashua man charged with holding group at gunpoint

Nashua police charged a city man with holding a group of people at gunpiont and robbing them Tuesday evening. Police were called to an apartment … Full story    
Published:  November 5, 2014

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