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Suspended Pembroke-area podiatrist’s hearing postponed until October

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The hearing for a Pembroke-area podiatrist whose license was suspended because of unsanitary practices has been postponed until next month. Originally scheduled for yesterday, Edward Newcott’s hearing before the New Hampshire Board of Registration in Podiatry will now take place at 1 p.m. on Oct. 24. In an order announcing Newcott’s license suspension, the board stated that it conducted an investigation into a complaint about unsanitary conditions in 2012, and … 0

Concord police arrest 2 in overnight break-in

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The police have arrested two men and charged them with felonies relating to an overnight burglary at an Americana Drive home last week. Lt. Timothy O’Malley said he expects more charges to come for at least one of the suspects relating to a string of other burglaries in the city over the past … 1

Woman pleads insanity, made kids drink bleach

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A New Hampshire woman accused of trying to kill her children by forcing them to drink bleach has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Wendy Miller-Wright of Seabrook was charged last year with two counts of attempted murder, accused of making her 6-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter drink bleach at their home. The police said the children spit most of it out … 0

Widespread power outage in Concord

Monday, September 8, 2014

A bird collided with two power lines at once this afternoon and knocked out power to more than 11,000 Unitil customers, though the majority of customers had their power restored within three hours. The bird connected with two power … 0

Epsom man killed, three injured in motor vehicle rollover

Monday, September 8, 2014

An Epsom man died Sunday night after his vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic on Route 4 in the Northwood area, causing a rollover crash, the police said. The state police said in a press release that the driver, Robert Guay, 43, was transported to Boston Medical Center via … 0

Ray Duckler: No day at the beach for honeymooners

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Ryan Beauchesne called it the typical “I’m drowning move,” meaning he heard a boy scream “help,” then saw only a hand above the water’s surface. Moments later, the 28-year-old Concord High graduate was swimming in the cold bay … 1

Advocate strikes delicate balance at murder trial

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Brigit Feeney walked a delicate line during the trial of a man accused of killing and raping University of New Hampshire sophomore Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott. For nearly two years before the trial, she consoled Marriott’s family, kept them … 0

CDC: Nearly 1 in 5 women have been raped

Saturday, September 6, 2014

An estimated 19.3 percent of women have been raped at one point in their lives. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which Friday released results from a 2011 survey. Additionally, nearly 2 percent of men have been raped; nearly 44 percent of women and … 0

Mystery shrouds U.S. couple’s crash off Jamaica

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Rescue crews searching off Jamaica’s coast yesterday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly … 0

Federal court rules on Exeter Hospital’s lawsuit

Friday, September 5, 2014

A federal judge in New Hampshire dismissed a lawsuit Thursday brought by Exeter Hospital against a staffing agency that had once worked with a cardiac technician who infected 32 of the hospital’s patients with hepatitis C virus. U.S. District Judge Steven McAuliffe said the Maxim agency ended its … 0

Mom fights resuscitation order for ill daughter

Friday, September 5, 2014

A teenage mother is fighting a do-not-resuscitate order imposed on her brain-damaged daughter, saying she should be responsible for medical decisions. Maine child welfare officials who intervened after the baby was severely injured say life-saving measures in the … 0

Ex-Virginia gov, wife guilty of public corruption

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted yesterday of using his office to promote a dietary supplement in exchange for gifts in a public corruption case that derailed the career of a onetime rising Republican … 0

Man who helped Mont Vernon home invasion killers denied parole

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A 24-year-old man imprisoned for hiding evidence and fabricating an alibi for friends who savagely killed a Mont Vernon woman and maimed her 11-year-old daughter was denied parole yesterday by the New Hampshire parole board. The board told Autumn Savoy he needs to work his way through transitional … 0