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State trooper shoots suspect during confrontation, officials say

BROCKTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts state trooper shot a suspect Saturday morning during a confrontation in Brockton, according to state police officials. State police said the shooting occurred just before 9 a.m., next to a building that is part of a residential complex on Colonel Bell Drive. The sus


Police: 18-year-old accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend in NH arrested in Mass.

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (WHDH) - An 18-year-old man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend in New Hampshire before being arrested in Massachusetts is facing charges in two states, police said.


Arrests, Traffic Accidents in Bedford Police Logs, April 7-9

BEDFORD, NH — The following incidents have been reported in the Bedford police logs for the time period of April 7 to April 9. Arrests do not indicate guilt. The names of any minors have been omitted.


Bedford Girl Scouts complete food drive

Bedford Girl Scouts completed its first community food drive on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The week-long drive wrapped up on Saturday evening, with Girl Scouts collecting over 3,700 items to stock the Bedford Community Food Pantry. Girl Scouts was looking to support the food pantry during the traditio


Two women rescued, knife-wielding suspect shot by SWAT officer, DA says

HOPEDALE, Mass. — Two women were rescued from a Hopedale home in which a man was threatening to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early.


Merrimack woman charged with domestic assault on family member

MERRIMACK - A local woman is facing two counts of domestic violence for an alleged assault Thursday night. Local police arrested Seteiva Jean Simonelli, 39, after they were called to a local residence to investigate a domestic altercation in progress about 11:54 p.m..


Bedford Lions Club: All you can eat

The aroma of warm pancakes and waffles wafted towards guests from many towns as they added to their plates plump little sausages, or a helping of eggs. It was the day of the 41st annual “All You Can Eat” pancakes and sausage breakfast hosted by the Bedford Lions Club to benefit the Bedford Lions Cha


Still to Die For: Inside the Tangled Web Around Pamela Smart That Started With the Murder of Her Husband

At the end of the day, Pamela Smart was the murderous adult in the room. The New Hampshire school media director—the original inspiration for Nicole Kidman's breakout turn as a sociopathic local weathergirl with Barbara Walters-level aspirations in To Die For—was 23 years old in 1991 when she was se


NH man arrested on child porn charges following nearly year-long investigation

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (WHDH) - A nearly year-long investigation into child pornography led to the arrest of a New Hampshire man Thursday. Londonderry police began investigating Richard Gale in May 2018 after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.


Manchester PD hires first civilian public information officer

MANCHESTER — For the first time in the city’s history, the liaison between the police department and the public will be a civilian and not a sworn officer. The Manchester Police Department has announced that it hired Heather Hamel, who worked as a reporter for WMUR from 2005 until this year, to be i


Manchester teachers union files complaint after religious holiday requests denied

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Millions of people around the world are observing Good Friday and Passover, but in Manchester, New Hampshire, teachers who requested this day off for religious reasons were denied.


Operation Granite Shield nets 5 arrests on drug-related charges in Nashua

NASHUA - The latest Operation Granite Shield led to the arrest of five people Wednesday on charges stemming from alleged drug trafficking in the Gate City. Justin Greenwood, 42, 36 Sargent Ave., is charged with criminal liability for conduct of another and felony sale of methamphetamine. He was rele


Manchester man sentenced to 78 months in prison for bank robbery

CONCORD, N.H. — A Manchester man who robbed a Citizens Bank will spend six and a half years in prison. Michael MacDonald, 29, was sentenced Thursday in federal court. MacDonald pleaded guilty earlier this year to robbing the Citizens Bank inside the Hannaford supermarket on John E. Devine Drive on M


Fires, Drug Busts, Hep A Outbreak, Teen Found, More: Nearby News

Please keep the news tips coming about things going on in your community. And we'll do our best to let folks know what's going on in Amherst, Bedford, Concord, Exeter, Hampton, Londonderry, Merrimack, Milford, Nashua, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Salem, and Windham, and other communities around the Gr


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


New Hampshire man at center of Project Veritas video charged with double-voting

An Atkinson man targeted in a “sting operation” video by a conservative activist group has been charged with voting in two states in 2018, the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office announced Friday.


Fire Destroys Home Impacted By Merrimack Valley Explosions

A home that was impacted by the Merrimack Valley gas explosions last year caught on fire. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports.


Rare penny worth $200,000 on display in Manchester

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A rare penny that was found by a teenager in his lunch change more than 70 years ago is on display at a coin show in Manchester. The $200,000 coin was minted in 1943, and it launched an industry.


Mass. woman charged with stealing from Kate Spade store twice in an evening

MERRIMACK - A Massachusetts woman surrendered to police Thursday on an arrest warrant for allegedly stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Merrimack Premium Outlet Mall twice in a single evening.


Northern Ireland police release video in hunt for killer

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland searched for multiple suspects Friday after the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in Londonderry and sought help from the public to get “a killer off the streets” and into custody.