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Police: Pembroke man arrested after reckless motorcycle driving in Manchester

Monday, July 28, 2014

A Pembroke man was arrested Saturday night by the state police and charged with reckless driving and hindering apprehension. Kyle Goff, 21, was apprehended in Manchester after allegedly driving more than 120 miles per hour with a group of other motorcyclists, according to a release from the state police. While patrolling Interstate 293 in Manchester, Trooper Mark Suttmeier saw a group of motorcycle drivers going between 122 and 132 mph … 0

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

Sunday, July 27, 2014

One man’s quest to explain his brother’s mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. What some consider a far-flung conspiracy theory will be at the forefront during a trial set to begin today in Salt Lake City. The … 0

Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor returned fire has been charged with murder. Richard Plotts was arraigned late Saturday at his hospital bedside after emerging from sedation, said Emily Harris, spokeswoman for the Delaware County district attorney’s office. … 0

ATV driver who abandoned vehicle faces charges in Stewartstown

Monday, July 21, 2014

A search for the driver of an abandoned ATV has led to a man facing charges in Stewartstown. The police said a landowner confronted a man in an ATV near the end of his 800-foot driveway. When he asked the driver for some identification and tried to retrieve … 0

Mass. woman sues Nashua hospital over mother’s death

Monday, July 21, 2014

A Massachusetts woman has sued a New Hampshire hospital for $2 million about three years after her mother died of a heart attack, saying doctors failed to diagnose it. Mariann Gobbi recently filed the lawsuit against St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua in federal court in Concord. The Telegraph … 0

New Mexico: Other attacks probed after transients killed

Monday, July 21, 2014

The police in New Mexico were investigating whether three teenagers suspected of beating two homeless men to death with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal fence pole were responsible for dozens of other attacks on transients in recent months. Alex Rios, 18, and two boys, ages 16 and 15, … 0

Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfires

Monday, July 21, 2014

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles. While yesterday’s weather had slight improvements … 0

Judge tosses out lawsuit against Rymes Proprane

Sunday, July 20, 2014

A local oil company did not break the law last summer when it lowered its fuel prices well below those of its competitors, a federal judge has ruled. United States District Court Judge Landya McCafferty threw out the case brought by Concord’s Johnny Prescott & Son Oil Co. … 0

Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

Sunday, July 20, 2014

A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in … 1

Concord police arrest man on prowling charges; look for suspect in break-in

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Concord police arrested a man who they said was poking around homes yesterday, and they are still looking for a man who they said broke into a house off Kensington Road on Friday. The police arrested Alexander Papastefanou, 30, yesterday and charged him with prowling. He was … 1

Concord police investigating stabbing at White Park

Sunday, July 20, 2014

A 19-year-old male was stabbed at White Park early yesterday morning, the Concord police said. At 2:40 a.m., the police responded to the report near the intersection of Centre and Washington streets, where they discovered a male victim they said was suffering from a stab wound. He was … 0

3 years on, girl’s unsolved slaying haunts town

Sunday, July 20, 2014

An 11-year-old girl whose disappearance prompted a massive search before her body was found against a dam in the Connecticut River remains a haunting presence in her small rural town. Celina Cass was last seen hunched over a … 0

Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children … 0