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A memorial for Trevor Gonyer, 17, sits on the side of Route 114 in Weare. Gonyer was killed in a single car accident early Friday morning.

Friends gather at Weare roadside memorial to remember Trevor Gonyer, 17

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A white wooden cross stands about three and a half feet tall on the side of Route 114 in Weare. The front of the cross, in black marker, reads “RIP Trevor 1998-2015.” Throughout the day Saturday, more than 60 friends and loved ones of Trevor Gonyer, 17, visited the makeshift memorial and left their names and messages of love on …

Mont Vernon: Burned man’s condition worsening, family says

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Burned Mont Vernon man’s condition worsens …

Police say bicyclist killed in collision

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Police said a bicyclist is dead after colliding with a car in downtown Manchester late Friday night. Manchester police said the crash occurred just before 11 p.m. on Merrimack Street near Hanover Street. Authorities said a 2014 BMW was heading west on Merrimack Street when the crash occurred. The bicyclist was taken to Elliot Hospital and died of his injuries about 11:30 p.m. …

Police say woman hit exit sign, rolled car

Saturday, July 4, 2015

State police said a distracted driver reaching for a cigarette hit an exit sign on Interstate 93 in Manchester, and then rolled her car. Authorities said the crash happened at about 7 a.m. Saturday on the northbound side of I-93. The driver, Angela Sullivan of Derry, was taken …

Weare: 17-year-old killed in car crash

Saturday, July 4, 2015

One teenager is dead and two others are seriously injured after a crash on Route 114 in Weare early Friday morning. The victim who was fatally injured in the accident was identified as a 17-year-old male by friends …

Hands-free law violation leads to drug arrest

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The new hands-free cell phone law has led to the arrest of a driver from Massachusetts on drug charges after a police officer stopped him about using a phone, then smelled marijuana. The Salem officer saw the driver using the phone Thursday and stopped him. The law barring …

2 men sought in credit union robbery

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Police are looking for two men who robbed a credit union in Nashua, threatening the tellers and showing handguns. The men fled the Bellwether Community Credit Union on Thursday morning. No one was hurt. Both men were wearing dark-colored sweatshirts with black masks covering their faces. Associated Press …

State officials give lawyers names of more police officers

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The New Hampshire attorney general’s office has released to defense attorneys the names of nearly 150 officers whose certifications to perform breath tests in suspected drunken driving cases may be in question. Deputy Attorney General Ann Rice on June 19 notified the state’s criminal defense lawyers that at …

Scientists, North Carolina officials look for patterns after 7 shark attacks

Saturday, July 4, 2015

This is becoming another Summer of the Shark. The last one was in 2001, when a series of shark attacks on the East Coast combined with a period of generally slow news to whip up a spasm of shark mania. This time, the fears are most acute in …

400-foot Ferris wheel stops: All 66 riders safely taken off

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Firefighters safely evacuated all 66 riders stranded aboard the Orlando Eye after the 400-foot Ferris wheel that towers above central Florida abruptly halted Friday afternoon, authorities said. Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Kathleen Kennedy told the Associated Press …

One person dead, two injured in early morning crash in Weare

Friday, July 3, 2015

One person is dead following an early morning car accident in Weare. Three people were traveling in a pickup truck on Route 114 at 12:30 a.m. Friday, when a New Boston police officer attempted to stop the operator of the vehicle for driving without tail lights, according to …

Authorities: Northern New Hampshire man was shot to death

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Authorities said a 55-year-old man was shot to death in his home in the northern New Hampshire town of Columbia. The attorney general’s office says David Oldham’s body was found Wednesday in his home on Route 3. Autopsy results show he died of a gunshot wound to the …

2nd person dies in Taiwan water park fire

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The death toll from a blaze at a Taiwan water park party over the weekend rose to two on Thursday, with more than 200 injured still in intensive care. Taiwan’s Central News Agency said 19-year-old college student Liu Chih-wei died early in the morning after suffering burns over …