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The wreckage of an Ultralight plane is removed from the runway Sunday, April 20, 2014 after it crashed . The pilot walked away.

Ultralight plane crashes at Concord airport

Monday, April 21, 2014

A pilot suffered minor injuries when he crashed an ultralight plane on the runway at Concord Municipal Airport yesterday. The Concord Fire Department responded to the crash at the public-use airport about noon, Battalion Chief Rick Whitney said. “The pilot of the ultralight aircraft was making an approach when he was impacted by a crosswind, flipping him upside down,” Whitney … 0

Lawsuit against New Hampshire ski area dismissed

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A judge dismissed a Massachusetts couple’s lawsuit against the operators of a Lincoln ski resort, saying the companies can’t be held liable for a crash between a ski instructor and a teenage boy. Susan and Michael Hanus sued Loon Mountain Recreation Corp. and Boyne USA after their 13-year-old son ended up with a concussion, broken arm and broken leg when an instructor on … 0

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A Malaysian official met yesterday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued its search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Hamzah Zainuddin met with the passengers’ relatives in Kuala Lumpur … 0

Boston Marathon: Concord woman knits scarves ‘with love’

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Linda Sims of Concord won’t be at the finish line tomorrow in Boston, but she’ll wrap herself around a runner with all the love she’s got. Sims, a retired nurse, knitted a scarf and mailed it earlier this … 0

Boston Marathon: A year later, finish line is in sight

Sunday, April 20, 2014

‘Of course,” Emilee Hoover of Franklin answered, when asked whether she was returning to Boston for her second marathon there. “But I haven’t really thought of the impact it will have.” Last year, the 33-year-old Fidelity analyst ran … 0

BOSTON MARATHON: A father-son experience

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Brian Collins, who works in the mental health field and lives in Canterbury, crossed the finish line 40 minutes before last year’s explosions. “We did not know it was a bomb until we got to our car and … 0

Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

Saturday, April 19, 2014

The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a Massachusetts highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said yesterday. The body found Friday off Interstate 190 has been positively identified as Jeremiah … 0

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Search teams recovered a 13th body yesterday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on … 0

13 more bodies found inside sunken South Korean ferry

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said early today. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship … 0

Eyewitness testimony loses luster

Friday, April 18, 2014

The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant. The problem is that decades of studies show eyewitness testimony is right only … 1

MIT officer killed after Boston Marathon bombing honored

Friday, April 18, 2014

He was the last casualty, dying days after the others killed in the Boston Marathon bombing. And yesterday, friends, family and residents of Greater Boston came together to insist that Sean Collier, remembered as an outgoing and friendly … 0

Burglar sues town of Weare, two police officers over alleged abuse, lies

Friday, April 18, 2014

A Manchester man who broke into an auto repair shop in Weare two years ago is suing the town and his arresting officers, claiming they attacked him and then covered up the incident by falsifying their police reports and destroying a surveillance video from the scene. The complaint, … 2

Police: TV stolen, offered for sale on website

Friday, April 18, 2014

The police in Keene said they’ve arrested someone in connection to a television stolen from a home and then offered for sale via a social media website the next day. They arrested 27-year-old Laurence Root of Sullivan on a charge of burglary Thursday. On Wednesday, the police responded … 0