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Merrimack Valley celebrates King's values

ANDOVER - As the local community gathered to celebrate and honor the work of Martin Luther King, Jr., many of the sentiments preached by King were said to be just as relevant today as they were in the 1960s. The Merrimack Valley Branch of the NAACP held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Br

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 23:07:31

Silke's view: Don't wait to set up emergency measures for PI

The dune damage on Plum Island since the recent storm is extensive. The high-water mark reached to within three feet of the off-ramp to the boardwalk at the North Point parking lot - about 30 feet closer than any high tides before the storm. Right before the storm, the highest dune to the left of th

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

NH Lottery: $560M Powerball jackpot winner has yet to claim prize

The identity of New Hampshire's latest Powerball jackpot winner remains a mystery. The winning ticket - worth $560 million, the seventh-highest mark in lottery history -- was sold earlier this month at Reed's Ferry Market in Merrimack. The winning ticket was the only one sold in the country. Lottery

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-16 18:25:00

Former lawyer caught in meth net

A police effort to address a plague of crystal methamphetamine use in Merrimack has resulted in an early arrest - former criminal defense lawyer and convicted meth dealer Paul Bennett. Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 05:46:00

Litchfield voters to consider expanding kindergarten

LITCHFIELD - Voters will decide whether full-day kindergarten will be implemented this fall in Litchfield. A warrant article is being proposed that will ask voters to approve nearly $520,000 to expand the kindergarten program at Griffin Memorial Elementary School from a half-day program to a full-da

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 05:46:00

Litchfield budget committee opposes $5.5 million bond for fire station

LITCHFIELD - The town's budget committee is not supporting a proposed $5.5 million bond for a new fire station. On Thursday, the committee voted not to recommended the project with one member in favor of the bond and seven in opposition. A warrant article was proposed for the March ballot asking vot

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 05:46:00

Firefighters visit repair shop twice to knock down blaze

LONDONDERRY - Firefighters were called to L-Town Garage on Rockingham Road twice within several hours to knock down "a labor intensive fire" this week, according to Londonderry Battalion Chief Jim Roger. An initial call for smoke coming from the building came in Monday night about 10:45 p.m., Roger

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 21:08:18

Car Thief Wearing Shoes on the Wrong Feet Trips Up Escape Twice, Police Say

Written by NH1 News on January 16, 2018 2:45 pm. TYNGSBOROUGH, Massachusetts - Officers smashed a passenger window of a stolen vehicle to stop a Nashua woman wearing shoes on the wrong feet from driving off and hitting one of them, police said. At 12:54 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to Danforth

NH1.COM - 2018-01-16 22:45:00

Man Fatally Shot By Police Identified As 27-Year-Old Sj Resident

Bay City News Service Published 9:16 am, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 SAN JOSE (BCN) An armed man who was shot by San Jose police at the Metcalf Energy Center last week was identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office as 27-year-old San Jose resident Thompson Nguyen. Nguyen was kille

SFGATE - 2018-01-16 17:16:00

San Jose Woman Dies Two Days After Being Diagnosed With Flu

Katie Oxley Thomas' official cause of death was sepsis, her boyfriend said, adding, "From the time I took her to the hospital to the time she passed was about 18 hours." This flu season is turning out to be among the deadliest in California. One of the 40 lives it has claimed was that of a San Jose

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-01-16 01:01:41

Flu kills San Jose mom, 40, who liked to run marathons

A 40-year-old San Jose mother of three died only two days after coming down with the flu, according to news reports. A service attended by 500 mourners was held over the weekend for Katie Denise Oxley Thomas, one of 42 Californians under 65 who have died from the disease since flu season began Oct.

SFGATE - 2018-01-15 23:02:00

San Jose: Arrest of adult-teen robbery crew highlights new wave of 'gang' crimes

SAN JOSE - A robbery crew made up mostly of teenagers has been arrested in connection with at least 30 robberies and carjackings in San Jose dating back to last spring, and is being treated as a gang despite having no conventional gang ties, authorities said. Seven adults and five juveniles - most o

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:02:49

San Jose Man Arrested for Annoying, Molesting Teen: Officials

A 23-year-old San Jose resident was arrested on Friday for molesting and annoying a 17-year-old girl, according to the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety. Henry Reed, who previously worked as a part-time musician assistant at undisclosed locations throughout Santa Clara County, has since been boo

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-01-15 18:11:31

A novel idea: Vampires in San Jose

I think we knew Silicon Valley has plenty of corporate vampires, but in M.D. Neu's new novel, "The Calling," readers will discover the supernatural variety call the South Bay home, too. David and Khanh Russo hosted a book launch party at the Axis in downtown San Jose last week for Neu's book, a roma

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-16 20:00:26

Housing emerges near downtown San Jose Google village sites

SAN JOSE - In plans that underscore the potential Google effect on downtown San Jose, developers are pushing ahead with a residential and retail complex virtually next door to where Google wants to build a village of office towers for its employees. A plan to build a seven-story complex with 249 hou

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:47:44

San Jose: Authorities identify ax-carrying man fatally shot by police

SAN JOSE - Authorities have identified a 27-year-old man shot and killed by San Jose police during a confrontation at a power plant last week where he was carrying an ax and was reportedly armed with several other weapons. Thompson Nguyen, a San Jose resident, died Jan. 9 at the Metcalf Energy Cente

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:43:29

Victim and person of interest in weekend central Topeka shooting identified

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka Police have now identified the person killed in a shooting early Sunday morning as Travis Larsen, 37, of Topeka. Police responded to the area of 22nd Park and Mulvane just after midnight Sunday after a report of a gunshot heard in the area. When they arrived they found a

KSNT - 2018-01-15 17:58:16

Greater Topeka Partnership's first meeting to showcase initiatives for Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The first annual meeting for the Greater Topeka Partnership is scheduled for Thursday. The Greater Topeka Partnership is the collaborative agency formed through the partnership of Downtown Topeka, Inc., Visit Topeka, Inc., The Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce, and GO Topeka.

KSNT - 2018-01-16 13:53:54

Woman killed in crash near Lecompton late Monday

The Kansas Turnpike Authority says a woman was killed in a crash near Lecompton along I-70 late Monday. KTA says emergency crews responded to the crash just before 10 p.m. Monday, in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at mile marker 196.2 close to Lecompton. Authorities say 43-year old Andrea Lea

WIBW - 2018-01-16 14:58:00

Fork in the Road: Dover cafe a "crust" above the rest

DOVER, Kan. (WIBW) Nobody worries when they see smoke coming from the back at Sommerset Hall Cafe in Dover. The regulars know it's not a grease fire, or something left in the oven too long -- it's the rubber burning off Berneta Shults' shoes. "We all know her habits, so we give her the right away,

WIBW - 2018-01-17 01:32:00