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Rochester man charged for false assault report

ROCHESTER — The city’s Police Department arrested a local man Friday for allegedly filing a false report of a stabbing assault at the Revolution Taproom & Grill. Police issued the warrant Wednesday, Feb. 20 for Jeanamos D. Verneus, 27. According to police, officers were called to the restaurant at 6


Small Plane Crashes At Mansfield Airport

MANSFIELD (CBS) — A small plane crashed at the Mansfield Municipal Airport Saturday, the Mansfield Police Department confirmed. “Please avoid Fruit St. in the interim to allow emergency vehicles access,” the department wrote on Facebook.


Dover Aroma Joe's drive-thru flasher alleged to be Farmington man with kids in the truck

DOVER – A Farmington man who is alleged to have exposed himself while ordering coffee at Aroma Joe’s could get years in prison if convicted. Police officials say Adam Upson, 25, had two children under the age of four in the pickup truck with him at the time of the incident. He was indicted by a gran


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Three hurt in 2 snowmobile accidents, 1 in critical condition

The Maine Warden Service warned snowmobilers to slow down after two crashes injured several people Friday. The warden service reported Duane Carter, 55, of Spencer, Massachusetts, was critically injured near Stacyville as he traveled in a group of snowmobiles on a portion of Swift Brook Road in Peno


D-IV girls hoop quarterfinals: Late rally can't save Tigers' season

FARMINGTON — Third time wasn’t the charm. After losing to Colebrook in the last two Division IV girls basketball tournament quarterfinals, Farmington couldn’t avoid a third playoff setback Thursday to the No. 7 Mohawks, who held on to eliminate the No. 2 Tigers, 52-47, after leading by as many as 19


New Hampshire Authorities Seek Inmate Who Walked Away From Center

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections are searching for an inmate who they say walked away from a minimum security center Friday afternoon in Concord. Jeffrey Groulx, 44, a resident of the New Hampshire State Prison Transitional Work Center, walked away from White Farm on Clinton Street at 3:1


102 grams of fentanyl stopped on its way into Maine

YORK, Maine — One hundred two grams of fentanyl that were coming into Maine were stopped when police pulled over a car driving on the Maine Turnpike in York on Friday, Feb. 22.


Limington homeowner confronts masked man, shot multiple times

A Limington man was shot several times on his property Thursday night when he encountered a masked man near at the edge of a wooded area, the York County Sheriff’s Office said.


Family of late teen settles suit with driver

DOVER — A “mutually agreeable” settlement has been reached in the civil suit Noah Ratliff’s family filed against the driver who hit and killed him on Route 125 in Rochester, according to the driver’s attorney.


Warren talks reparations, child care, early education during New Hampshire campaign stop

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren highlighted her new universal child care plan and explained her support for reparations for black Americans affected by slavery as she campaigned Friday night in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House.


Burrito Banditos welcomed quickly in Rochester

ROCHESTER — Diane Forsman and Josh Ross are fulfilling a lifelong dream while also filling what local residents say is a big hole in the city's downtown restaurant scene. Forsman and Ross opened Burrito Banditos at 667 Columbus Ave. on Saturday, giving the Lilac City its first burrito shop since Dos


Dover students gain voice on racism

DOVER — When of a couple of Dover High School students sang a KKK jingle to the tune of "Jingle Bells" in a history class in early December, it was recorded, posted on social media, went viral and made national headlines. And it immediately created divisions in the student body and the community.


‘Cupid of Chaos’ may be prosecuted in New Hampshire first

ALFRED – York County District Attorney Kathryn Slattery said both Maine and New Hampshire are willing to extradite Michael Middleton, the man charged in New Hampshire with bigamy and who faces a number of charges in Maine.


Rochester police seek convenience store robber

ROCHESTER – Police are looking for man who robbed George and Ed’s General Store at gunpoint about 7 p.m. Wednesday. Surveillance images show the man wearing all black. He was less than 5-foot, 5-inches tall. He obtained an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot.


Missing Maine Man Found, Says He Needed Time To Clear His Head

The story of a missing Maine man drew the attention of several local media outlets this week. Jeremy Wayne Thompson last seen dropping his daughter off at daycare, on February 12th before disappearing for nine days. Television, radio, newspapers, and the internet all published the news about his dis


Should schools do away with 2-hour delays?

ROCHESTER — Thanks to school districts’ investments in technology and curriculum tools known as blizzard bags, local residents say it’s time to rethink the two-hour delay.


George and Ed's robbed again, suspect sought

ROCHESTER — Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man who dressed all in black and robbed George and Ed’s General Store at gunpoint Wednesday night. Police say they’re looking for a man between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet 5 inches tall. They have released surveillance images of th


Rochester eyes housing near The Ridge plaza

ROCHESTER — City officials are exploring a potential Route 11 project they say could enhance the city’s revitalization efforts as well as ease some of the Seacoast’s housing crunch.


Kuster visits Southern New Hampshire Medical Center

NASHUA – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., discussed health care coverage, the opioid epidemic and treatment facilities during her Friday visit to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center.