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Pembroke man charged in July stabbing at White Park

Friday, September 19, 2014

A 21-year-old Pembroke man has been accused of stabbing a teenager and reported friend earlier this summer in White Park, an attack that witnesses have said he confessed to, explaining, “I just felt like doing it.” Michael Bennett was arrested yesterday at the Merrimack County jail, where he is serving a nine-month sentence on unrelated criminal charges. He was arraigned yesterday morning on two Class A felonies – first- and … 0

Man who shot mother, self, was law school student

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A man who authorities say fatally shot his mother, then killed himself, was a student at Vermont Law School. Authorities said 35-year-old Jonathan Trombly of Amherst, New Hampshire, shot his mother, 69-year-old Elizabeth Trombly, multiple times before shooting himself. Their bodies were discovered in a home Tuesday. The Burlington Free Press reports (http://bfpne.ws/1wrlox9) the Vermont Law School community learned about the case in … 0

Woman, 2 daughters robbed in hotel parking lot

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The police in Manchester are looking for two men who robbed a woman and her two children who had just pulled into a hotel parking lot in a rental car after their flight landed at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. The woman told police one of the men had a handgun and demanded her purse when they arrived at the Holiday Inn Express just before … 0

Motorcyclist in high-speed Concord chase held on $10,000 cash bail

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

A Manchester motorcyclist accused of leading troopers on a high-speed chase through Concord early Saturday was arraigned yesterday on several charges, including transportation of drugs, resisting arrest and possession of crack cocaine. David Fries, 31, appeared by video in Concord’s district court and was ordered held on $10,000 … 0

Probe: Plane operating normally before fatal crash in North Hampton

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Federal investigators said an initial probe shows the small plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in North Hampton had no obvious mechanical failures before it fell from the sky, killing two people. Todd Gunther of the National Transportation Safety Board said witness accounts indicate the Cessna pitched up … 0

Police: Man robs Manchester bank, hands teller note

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The police are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Manchester. The police said the man handed a TD Bank teller a note demanding money about 11:30 a.m. yesterday. The man did not show or make any mention of a weapon. The teller gave him some … 0

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Thirty teens “overwhelmed” their minders at a juvenile detention center in Nashville, Tenn., by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By last night, eight were still on … 0

N.Y. West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn’s streets yesterday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got under way. The … 0

Police: Motorcyclist hits 185 mph in early-morning chase

Saturday, August 30, 2014

A Manchester motorcyclist reached speeds as high as 185 mph while eluding troopers through Bow and Concord early this morning, the state police said. David J. Fries, 31, faces numerous charges, including reckless operation, operating a motorcycle without a license, disobeying a police officer, transportation of drugs, conduct … 0

Maine man dies after Mount Jefferson hike

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Authorities said a Maine hiker has died after suffering a medical emergency while climbing New Hampshire’s Mount Jefferson. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said 63-year-old Gregory Larson was stricken Friday afternoon near the summit of the 5,712-foot mountain. His companions performed CPR while rescue hikers and … 0

Police: Men tried to pull UNH student into trunk

Saturday, August 30, 2014

The police said three men tried to force a University of New Hampshire student into the trunk of their car. The university’s police department said the attempted abduction happened early Friday morning adjacent to campus. No arrests have been made. The student told investigators two of the men … 0

New Hampshire search dog finds disoriented man

Friday, August 29, 2014

A New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officer and his four-legged partner made quick work of finding a missing man with Alzheimer’s. The Bethlehem and Franconia police were notified about 11 p.m. Thursday that a 69-year-old man had wandered away from his Bethlehem home. When a quick search … 0

Hudson pauses panhandling crackdown

Friday, August 29, 2014

Officials in Hudson have agreed to suspend their efforts to crackdown on panhandlers while a federal lawsuit is pending. The New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union earlier this month filed a lawsuit claiming Hudson officials are violating the free speech rights of panhandlers by telling them to stop seeking … 0