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The wreckage of an Ultralight plane is removed from the runway Sunday, April 20, 2014 after it crashed . The pilot walked away.

Ultralight plane crashes at Concord airport

Monday, April 21, 2014

A pilot suffered minor injuries when he crashed an ultralight plane on the runway at Concord Municipal Airport yesterday. The Concord Fire Department responded to the crash at the public-use airport about noon, Battalion Chief Rick Whitney said. “The pilot of the ultralight aircraft was making an approach when he was impacted by a crosswind, flipping him upside down,” Whitney … 0

Lawsuit against New Hampshire ski area dismissed

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A judge dismissed a Massachusetts couple’s lawsuit against the operators of a Lincoln ski resort, saying the companies can’t be held liable for a crash between a ski instructor and a teenage boy. Susan and Michael Hanus sued Loon Mountain Recreation Corp. and Boyne USA after their 13-year-old son ended up with a concussion, broken arm and broken leg when an instructor on … 0

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A Malaysian official met yesterday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued its search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Hamzah Zainuddin met with the passengers’ relatives in Kuala Lumpur … 0

State Supreme Court denies Tilton man’s stun gun injury suit against Sanbornton

Saturday, April 12, 2014

A Tilton man who broke his elbow after a Sanbornton police officer subdued him with a stun gun in 2009 cannot sue the town because it has immunity from such suits, the state Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The man, Dennis Huckins, sued the town and the officer, Mark … 0

Fox euthanized after attack on 2 children in Derry park

Saturday, April 12, 2014

A fox has been euthanized after the police said it attacked two children at a playground in Derry. The police said the fox pushed one boy down and bit a 5-year-old girl on the ankle at Don Ball Park about 3 p.m. Thursday. Families were evacuated from the … 0

Mass. ACLU sues for documents about terrorism unit

Friday, April 11, 2014

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit yesterday against the FBI and the U.S. attorney in Boston for failing to provide documents about a joint terrorism unit involved in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation including a Florida man allegedly linked to one of the bombers. … 0

Widow of Allenstown tree cutter sues employer, state and PSNH over death

Friday, April 11, 2014

The widow of an Allenstown tree cutter who was electrocuted two years ago is suing his employer, the state and Public Service of New Hampshire, contending that each failed to take precautions that could have prevented his death. The victim, Brian Knox, 52, was at a job site … 1

Second inmate in 3 days goes missing from Concord prison unit

Friday, April 11, 2014

For the second time in three days, a state prisoner has walked away from the men’s transitional work unit in Concord, officials said yesterday. Officials said Chad Lawlor, 39, of Orange, Mass., was last seen at 1:30 p.m. yesterday at the prison’s farm at 314 N. State St. … 0

Seabrook police officer charged with assaulting suspect after video of incident surfaces

Friday, April 11, 2014

A Seabrook police officer who was caught on tape slamming a suspect’s head into a concrete wall was indicted yesterday on an assault charge. The state attorney general said Mark Richardson was charged with assault in connection with the Nov. 11, 2009, encounter at the Seabrook police station. … 2

Weare man survives falling several hundred feet down Mount Adams

Friday, April 11, 2014

A hiker is recovering after he fell several hundred feet down Mount Adams and crawled in the snow for hours to get help. Patrick Luk of Weare told WMUR he was hiking uphill alone Monday and was about to ski back down when an ice slab broke free. … 0

5 charged in kidnapping of N.C. prosecutor’s father

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A North Carolina man whose daughter prosecutes violent crimes was rescued by an elite FBI team after he was kidnapped and terrorized for five days in what authorities described as an act of retaliation involving the Bloods street … 0

Feds: ‘Excessive force’ used by Albuquerque police

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A scathing report by the U.S. Justice Department released yesterday revealed a troubling pattern of excessive force by the Albuquerque Police Department and recommended that New Mexico’s largest city become the latest municipality to adopt reforms aimed at … 0

N.H. police in the air clock motorcyclist at 145 mph

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The New Hampshire State Police using aircraft during a traffic enforcement crackdown said they clocked a motorcyclist traveling 145 mph as he passed other cars on Route 101 in Candia. The police said the aircraft detail tracked the motorcyclist after it exited the highway and drove through the … 0