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State Police searching for man accused of hitting wife's car with children inside

Police said they were called to a Lebanon home for reports of a domestic violence incident. They said the suspect, 26-year-old Jeremy Michaud, left the scene before police arrived.

WMTW - 2018-05-26 15:51:00

Driver killed in Chichester accident identified as Alton man

Jonathon Drake, 36, of Alton was identified by friends and colleagues as the driver killed in a three-vehicle collision Wednesday on Route 4 in Chichester.

CONCORD MONITOR - 2018-05-25 22:50:41

Checkpoint produces arrests, thanks | Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — A sobriety checkpoint on Route 111 in Arundel on Thursday night resulted in the arrests of two people for driving under the influence, two for driving while their license was suspended, one on an outstanding warrant and another for violating bail conditions.

JOURNAL TRIBUNE - 2018-05-26 04:01:19

Police investigate 2-year-old's death in Manchester

MANCHESTER, N.H. —Police in Manchester are investigating the death of a 2-year-old child.Officials released few details in the case.AdvertisementPolice said they learned that a 2-year-old child in distress had been taken to a local hospital, and the child later died.Police said they're investigating

WMUR.COM - 2018-05-25 22:15:00

Loudon man sentenced for assaulting child in Concord

Bradley Mobbs, 28, previously pleaded guilty in Merrimack County Superior Court to two counts of second-degree assault. In addition to the 9-month jail sentence, Mobbs received a one- to three-year state prison sentence, all suspended for four years on conditions of good behavior. He will also be on

CONCORD MONITOR - 2018-05-25 13:52:59

Girl, 12, arrested after threatening note found in middle school

Sera CongiReporterShow TranscriptRANDOLPH, Mass. —A 12-year-old girl is facing charges tied to a school threat in Randolph.Randolph police received a report about a note found in the wall of the middle school that allegedly threatened violence.AdvertisementPolice would not say what was written, but

WCVB - 2018-05-25 09:56:00

Biddeford residents march for justice after racially motivated attack

Prosecutors say the attack was racially motivated, and Friday night's organizer says it’s time to repair the city's reputation, and stand for racial justice.

WGME - 2018-05-25 19:48:17

Task Force captures two fugitives

Robert Twombly, 38, who was designated as a “Fugitive of the Week,” was arrested by Alton police in a local motel. His arrest warrant was from Rockingham County.

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-05-25 07:30:00

Maine girl lands big role in Denzel Washington movie

Rhys Cote, 8, of Wells, is about to make her big screen debut alongside one of Hollywood's biggest stars.


Parents concerned as photo of Sanford student holding handgun circulates on social media

In the world we live in today, parents call it scary and say the district should have told them about the photo and how it was dealt with, but the superintendent says there was nothing to tell.


Woman charged with murdering her daughter gives birth to boy | Journal Tribune

Sharon and her husband, Julio Carrillo Jr., 51, are charged with the depraved indifference murder of their 10-year-old daughter, Marissa Kennedy, inside a Stockton Springs condominium in February.


Man found guilty of rape, robbery at Emery Farm | New Hampshire

Joshua Flynn, 47, also known as Joshua Anderson, did not show any emotion as the guilty verdicts were read.


'Changing lives' at Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford | Journal Tribune

Volunteer tutor Helen Bower and her student, Nelson Thompson, were recognized for their work Wednesday by Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford. TAMMY WELLS/Journal Tribune

JOURNAL TRIBUNE - 2018-05-25 04:02:00

Wells pastor loses appeal of conviction for contact with teenage girl

The girl testified that she was in a fast food restauraunt in 2016 when Peter W. Leon, 66, touched her back and told her that her “jeans looked nice … nice and tight in all the right places.” Leon, who has been associated with Trinity Coastal Community Church, formerly known as Wells Branch Baptist


In secret vote, panel calls for Maine school district to drop Native American imagery

A majority of the 26 panel members — 17 — voted to discontinue use of Native American imagery, but keep the Warriors sports team name, the newspaper reported.


Six new area police officers graduate academy | Journal Tribune

The York County graduates include: Adam T. Hubbard and Hayleigh E. O’Donnell; Biddeford Police Department; Jessica A. Ramsay, Buxton Police; Shannon E. Coffey, Old Orchard Beach Police; Kyle N. Gregory and Ryan M. Lathrop, Saco Police and Meghan E. Pierce, York Police.


Man accused of OUI, driving off road, hitting 6 cars in Gorham

Police said Hudson Adams, 20, of Windham, was driving on Route 202 when he failed to stop at a stop sign.


3 Dragged Stolen Shed Down Road With Pickup Truck: PD

Maine State Police said they arrested the men — Matthew Thompson of Lebanon, Maine; Timothy James of Pembroke, New Hampshire; and Robert Breton on Milton, New Hampshire — on Sunday after troopers received a call about a shed that had been stolen from a foreclosed property on Pork Street in Lebanon.


Appeal denied in pastor assault case | Journal Tribune

Peter W. Leon, 66, who has been associated with Trinity Coastal Community Church, formerly known as Wells Branch Baptist Church, had appealed his November 2017 conviction to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, contending he was denied a fair trial because one of the jurors reported that she had felt p


1 killed in head-on crash on Route 4 in Chichester

CHICHESTER, N.H. —One person was killed in a crash on Route 4 in Chichester on Wednesday.The head-on crash happened about 2:30 p.m. near the Healthy Buffalo butcher shop.Advertisement>>Download the FREE WMUR appAt least two vehicles were involved in the crash.>>Interactive traffic trackerRoute 4 was