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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, right, stands beside Mayor Bill de Blasio as he wipes his eye during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.  An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically wounding a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

New York City: Sources: Cops’ killer angry about Garner

Sunday, December 21, 2014

A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight yesterday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said. The suspect, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, wrote on an Instagram account: …

Police: Man in elf costume charged with DWI

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The police said an elf on the sauce is facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey. The Riverdale police told NJ.com that 23-year-old Brian Chellis was found passed out in a car early Friday morning wearing an Elf on the Shelf costume. Lt. James Macintosh said the Cedar Grove man was asleep behind …

2 dozen injured in southern Indiana bus crash

Saturday, December 20, 2014

A double-decker bus headed from Chicago to Atlanta slid off a highway in southern Indiana and rolled onto its side early yesterday, injuring 24 people, authorities said. The bus, operated by Megabus and carrying 68 passengers, veered off the road about 5:30 a.m. on Interstate 65 in Seymour, State Police Trooper Clifton Elston said. The most serious injury was a broken collarbone, and …

Road collapses in Winchester

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Authorities say a part of a road in the town of Winchester has collapsed under the weight of a truck. WMUR reported that the truck driver was not injured and the vehicle ended up in a nearby brook. Crews were repairing Old Chesterfield Road yesterday and hoped to …

Notorious Sanbornton logger pleads guilty to cheating landowners out of thousands

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Gary Bardsley, the 51-year-old Sanbornton logger who has been repeatedly cited for damaging wetlands and who pleaded guilty last year to writing a bad check, has now admitted that he bamboozled landowners out of tens of thousands of dollars. On Thursday, Bardsley pleaded guilty in Merrimack County Superior …

Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

Friday, December 19, 2014

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court yesterday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and …

License revocations: Dec. 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The director of motor vehicles, Richard Bailey Jr., released the following list of driving while intoxicated license revocations. ∎ Kevin P. Roark, 23, of Andover ∎ Robert M. Casey, 41 of Belmont ∎ Joshua R. Laplant, 24, of Belmont ∎ Michael S. Hurley, 30, of Boscawen ∎ Danielle E. Mooney, 22, of Bow …

Greenland worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out. Greenland Deputy Fire Chief Myrick Bunker told the Portsmouth Herald that John Hanscom was filling a propane tank Wednesday afternoon when he …

Whitefield mom jailed in custody case, says daughter safe

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A woman who was accused of fleeing with her daughter to Central America in a custody dispute 10 years ago and recently returned home was sent to jail yesterday to await trial. Genevieve Kelley returned to New Hampshire …

Concord woman arrested after reportedly driving wrong way on Interstate 393

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A 49-year-old Concord woman who was seen traveling the wrong way Wednesday night on Interstate 393 has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Jennifer Gallagher was detained shortly after 8 p.m., after witnesses reported seeing her headed westbound in the eastbound lane. The state police said …

Nathaniel Kibby charges: Stun gun, zip ties used on abducted teen

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A man used death threats, a stun gun, zip ties and a shock collar to control a teenage girl he’s accused of kidnapping at gunpoint, imprisoning and sexually assaulting over nine months, according to indictments released yesterday. Nathaniel …

Sanbornton fire destroys garage, two vehicles

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A garage and two vehicles were destroyed in a Saturday afternoon fire in Sanbornton that officials are blaming on a wood stove. The Sanbornton Fire Department found the garage fully involved when they arrived at 118 Burleigh Hill …

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in a shooting and slashing frenzy was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds yesterday in the woods of suburban Philadelphia, ending a day-and-a-half manhunt …