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Timeline of investigation into Concord teacher Howie Leung

Dec. 10: The Concord School District learns of allegations of sexual misconduct against Primo “Howie” Leung and begins an internal investigation. Mid-February: The New Hampshire Department of Education learns of the allegations from Concord School District Superintendent Terri Forsten and looks into


My Turn: As Concord Hospital’s president, this is what keeps me up at night

If I could transport you to the Yellow Pod in Concord Hospital’s Emergency Department and you could look into the eyes of a person suffering from an acute behavioral health crisis, only then might you begin to understand that mental illness is a disease.


Day care closed after toddler found wandering in middle of road

PEABODY, Mass. — A Peabody day care was shut down Friday after a toddler walked out of the facility and was found wandering in the middle of a street by a stranger. Police said the 2-year-old somehow got out of the Watch-A-Tot day care sometime after being dropped off around 8 a.m.


Spring’s return comes with familiar shelter problem for Concord’s homeless

It was the end of March, and Concord’s homeless community was preparing for spring. In the days leading up to the closure of the cold weather shelter on March 31, several people checked with the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness to see if the local or state housing waitlists had budged. Others m


Pembroke Woman Arrested For Drug Dealing: Police Log

CONCORD, NH — Shannon M. Garman, year of birth 1989, of Concord, was arrested at 9:18 p.m. on March 3, 2019, and charged with theft by unauthorized taking-less than $1,000 after an incident at Shaw's on D'Amante Drive.


Peabody Daycare Shut Down After Toddler Wanders Away

PEABODY (CBS) – A daycare in Peabody is shut down after police say a toddler wandered out a door Friday morning and was found in the middle of the street. Police say the two-year-old girl had just been dropped off at Watch-A-Tot on Lowell Street when she somehow opened the door and walked out.


Man gets 11 years in prison for fentanyl trafficking

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 11 ½ years in prison for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy in New Hampshire. Court documents say Julio Saldana, 19, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, got into an altercation with rival gang members, which resulted in a shooting.


Police: Man Carried Woman Into Path Of Dump Truck

GLOUCESTER (CBS) – A man was arrested after he allegedly picked up a woman and carried her into the road in front of an oncoming dump truck in Gloucester Friday morning. Witnesses said they heard a woman yelling for help before they were hit. Police said the man is Michael Baker, 41 of Beverly, and


Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls for impeachment process against President Donald Trump to begin

Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has called for the U.S. House to initiate impeachment proceedings relating to President Donald Trump in a series of tweets Friday afternoon.


Allenstown Man Arrested For DUI Again

HOOKSETT, NH — A local man is due in court next month to face another drunk driving charge. Gregory Tolson, 34, of Allenstown, was arrested on April 17, 2019, and charged with driving under the influence-subsequent. At just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a sergeant on patrol on Hooksett Road jus


Man accused in attempted cruiser thefts in Canterbury faces new charges

A Hillsborough man who police say tried to steal two cruisers at a crash scene in Canterbury last fall is now charged with attempting to steal a Chevrolet Equinox by assaulting its driver just minutes earlier.


Discover Wild NH Day Held Saturday

CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' annual Wild NH Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the Fish & Game HQ at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord. Admission to the event is free. The event features exhibits, art demonstrations, and m


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.


Authorities investigating ‘suspicious’ death in NH

LACONIA, N.H. (WHDH) – Authorities are investigating a suspicious death in Laconia, New Hampshire. The attorney general, New Hampshire State Police, and Laconia police are investigating.


MBTA investigating after video shows bus driver blow through red light

BOSTON (WHDH) - The MBTA is investigating after one of its drivers was caught on video blowing through a red light in Boston on Thursday night. Kyle Vining shared video on Twitter that showed the bus speeding through an intersection at Ukraine Way near Forest Hills around 6:40 p.m.


Developer Begins Demolishing Concord Church

CONCORD, NH — Demolition began yesterday at one of the city's former Catholic churches, St. Peter's Church on North State Street. An excavator started tearing down the parish hall – a former community room for events and voting location. Jonathan Chorlian– a Concord developer who has converted a num


Concord Crew team thanks Constantly Pizza

Concord Crew thanks John Constant and Constantly Pizza for recently hosting a successful fundraiser for the program. Concord Crew is a nonprofit organization with a competitive rowing program for middle and high school kids throughout the Capital region. Check concordcrew.org for more on its spring


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.


Police witness act of vandalism at cemetery, find collection of liquids, powders in suspect's car

BOSTON — A woman was caught in the act of vandalizing a gravestone in a Boston cemetery Thursday afternoon, police said. Deborah Gideon, 53, of Hyde Park, is charged with vandalism of a gravestone and malicious destruction of property.


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.