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Concord police investigate armed robbery at Manchester Street pizzeria

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Police are investigating a Friday night armed robbery at Brookside Pizza III restaurant in Concord. According to police, the robber entered the restaurant at 151 Manchester St. about 8:20 p.m. and displayed a “dark-colored handgun.” He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and was last seen headed toward Pembroke. The suspect was described as a white male in his late 20s or early 30s, about 5 feet …

Investigation into 11-year-old girl’s killing still active

Saturday, February 13, 2016

A major crimes squad truck parked this week outside the trailer of the man who has been a focal point in the disappearance and killing of an 11-year-old girl more than four years ago indicates the case is anything but cold. Associate Attorney General Jane Young said this week she won’t comment on whether there are any new developments or clues in the …

Columbine shooter’s mother says she thinks of victims daily

Saturday, February 13, 2016

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn’t know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be under way. In an interview that aired on 20/20 late Friday, …

Authorities: 1 of 3 fugitive inmates arrested in California

Friday, January 29, 2016

Police arrested one of three violent fugitive inmates on Friday after he told a woman in the same city where the jailbreak occurred a week ago that he wanted to surrender, authorities said. The other two men remain …

Well-known homeless man struck by car on I-393

Friday, January 29, 2016

A disabled man in a wheelchair sustained serious injuries Thursday night in Concord when he was hit by a car along the shoulder of Interstate 393 near the intersection with North Main Street, according to police. Authorities said the victim, who they had yet to name, was rushed …

Mom charged in teen’s overdose death requests evidence

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A New Hampshire mother charged in the October fentanyl overdose death of her 17-year-old daughter is requesting evidence in the case. Foster’s Daily Democrat reported attorneys for 41-year-old Jazzmyn Rood filed a motion for pre-indictment discovery. A hearing is set for Monday. The pretrial procedure allows the defendant …

Firefighter injured in Franklin fire

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Remembering the diverse crew of shuttle Challenger

Saturday, January 27, 1996

The seven-member crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger was hailed for its diversity – male, female, white, black, Asian-American, Christian, Jewish. Here is a brief look at the astronauts who died aboard Challenger 30 years ago: Christa McAuliffe …

Concord: McAuliffe’s students followed example

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Thirty years after the Concord High School class of ’86 watched social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe and six astronauts perish when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on live TV, a number of them have gone into teaching – …

City gets bonus time to plan for new superior courthouse

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

City and Merrimack County officials will get the extra time they requested to hash out a plan for a new downtown superior courthouse, much to the frustration of some lawmakers who said delays are costing the state money. …

Overnight fire destroys Dunkin Donuts on Route 3 in Tilton

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

During rush-hour traffic Wednesday morning in Tilton, cars slowed at the entrance of Dunkin’ Donuts, but they weren’t turning in for coffee and baked goods. Drivers hit the brakes to stare at the water-soaked and burnt remains of …

Ray Duckler: Aaron Keller, the Silver Fox of ‘Making a Murderer,’ has become part of the story

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Once Aaron Keller’s hair is in place, it barely budges. Same as sharing his feelings about a high-profile murder case. He stands firm. Keller, who teaches English composition and communications at New Hampshire Technical Institute, was a TV …

Accused mastermind behind stabbing admits guilt, but argues insanity

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Kyle Buffum knew hardship as a child, but by early 2013, his young adulthood seemed to be blossoming. He was newly engaged, living in a comfortable Concord duplex with his fiancée and close friends, and earning decent money …