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Woman who claims to be big Laconia drug dealer arrested

LACONIA — A local woman, who told authorities she is one of Laconia’s larger drug dealers, is being held at the Belknap County Jail after being charged with multiple drug trafficking charges.


Pound Of Cocaine, Fentanyl Seized During Granite Shield Raid

CONCORD, NH — A New Hampshire woman with prior drug charges has been arrested after a Granite Shield narcotics investigation in the Lakes Region. Anjelica Olivo, 26, of Union Avenue in Laconia, was arrested on April 17, 2019, on warrants. Yesterday, members of the New Hampshire State Police Narcotic


‘This is a disgrace’: Here’s what Mass. politicians are saying after the redacted Mueller report was released

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, albeit redacted, was released Thursday morning, and Massachusetts politicians were quick to criticize the redactions as well as Attorney General William Barr.


Pair Passed Out In Vehicle, Wake Up, And Flee Cops: Report

HOOKSETT, NH — Two New Hampshire residents with active warrants were arrested last week after reportedly attempting to elude police. Luke Rumley, 41, of Gilford, was arrested on April 12, 2019, for resisting detention or arrest and placed on a 72-hour hold by probation and parole. Alacia Linville, 2


Laconia statue to be recreated with 3-D printer

LACONIA, N.H. — Plans are underway in Laconia to use a 3D printer to recreate a statue dedicated to Native Americans that has become weathered over the years. Thousands of people gathered in 1984 in Opechee Park to witness the unveiling of the statue, one of dozens sculpted across the country by art


Doctor accused of paying 14-year-old boy for sex

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — A Massachusetts doctor is accused of paying a 14-year-old Attleboro boy for sex. Sujan Kayastha, 37, was arrested Wednesday at his Dartmouth home following a four-month investigation.


Author lecture and book signing April 29 at Taylor Community

LACONIA — Author Eva A. MacDonnell will share from her book 'The Way of the Dog From the Memoirs of Eros, the Metaphysical Dog.'. Eros lives in a small house in New Hampshire with an elderly couple, another dog and a cat, on 20 acres of farmland.


Rapper failed to show for concert because he was arrested out of state, police say

BOSTON — Boston police are investigating after a brawl broke out outside the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street. Rapper Kodak Black was scheduled to perform two shows at the House of Blues, but he never appeared.


Man gets over 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 19-year-old Julio Saldana, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, got into an altercation with rival gang members, which resulted in a


New Hampshire unsolved case file: Disappearance of Rachael Garden

NEWTON, N.H. — The case of a Newton teenager who has been missing for 38 years has gone cold. Rachael Garden was last seen on March 22, 1980, while walking home from Rowe's Corner Market on Pond Street in Newton.


Goldberg has family message for striking Stop & Shop workers

BOSTON -- Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, whose family founded Stop & Shop as a single grocery store in Boston's North End, will attend a rally with striking workers in Dorchester on Thursday where she says she will deliver a message from her parents who treated the company's workers like family.


Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on injured list with knee irritation

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have placed second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day injured list with left knee irritation. The 35-year-old Pedroia started the season on the injured list with inflammation in his left knee. He was reinstated April 9 and appeared in four games with Boston, making


Probation, Drug Fugitive Wanted By Marshals In NH

CONCORD, NH — The District of New Hampshire - New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task is searching for a Granite State man who allegedly violated his probation after being arrested for possession of opioids. Thomas Drake, 27, is a Caucasian man, weighing around 150 lbs., and standing 5-feet, 10-inches tal


Federal jury convicts Concord man in drug case

A federal jury has found a Concord man guilty of possessing cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl with intent to distribute following a two-day trial. Bernard Lindsay, 41, is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 6 in U.S. District Court in Concord.


Man rescues residents from Dorchester fire, three people injured

BOSTON - A father of four is being called a hero for rescuing residents from a fast-moving house fire that injured three people on Thursday. Two people were sent to an area hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known.


Moultonborough man sues hospital over 45-year-old wife's death from blood clot in lungs

OSSIPEE — A Moultonborough man has filed a medical malpractice suit claiming his 45-year-old wife died because health care providers allegedly failed to recognize that her complaints of a persistent cough and shortness of breath were symptoms of a blood clot in her lung.


Manchester man sentenced to 78 months in prison for bank robbery

CONCORD, N.H. — “Bank robberies are violent crimes that jeopardize the safety of the public,” said U.S. Attorney Scott W. Murray. “In order to protect the citizens of the Granite State, we work closely with our law enforcement partners to identify and prosecute those who commit violent crimes in New


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


Second-alarm fire displaces family in Webster

Firefighters from several area towns battled a second-alarm house fire late Wednesday night in Webster that displaced a family and their dog. The three-bedroom home at 1036 Corn Hill Road suffered extensive smoke and water damage but is not a total loss, Webster Fire Chief Emmett Bean Sr. said by ph


Here Are The Best Places For Easter Brunch In New Hampshire

This Sunday is Easter, and what better way to spend late morning/early afternoon this Sunday having brunch at one of New Hampshire's best restaurants! But with so many great dining options in the state, how will you know which will be the best for Easter Brunch? Here are some places you can go where