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May 21. 2013 11:28AM

D.C. man fined $1,000 for using his unlicensed Ruger P-90 to save boy from pitbull

Possession of an unregistered firearm or ammo in Washington D.C. is punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

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Boston.com: Ousted Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas offers to buy company

The Boston Globe reported early Thursday morning that Market Basket's ousted leader Arthur T. Demoulas and his side of the Demoulas family have made an offer to buy out rival family members for control of the company.

NH artist's 'Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Toilet Seat'

The seat itself is carefully hand-painted by an artist in New Hampshire.

Independent comedy to be filmed at haunted hotel on Star Island

The location, The Oceanic Hotel on the Portsmouth coast, was featured on the SyFy channel show, 'Ghost Hunters,' and currently serves as a retreat for artists, writers and their families.

Video: Slash unveils new song at Hampton Casino

Slash and his band, MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS, played a new song, '30 Years To Life', for the first time on July 9 at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below.

'Old man on a bicycle' a journey from N.H. to San Francisco

When Don Petterson, a former American ambassador, told family and friends he intended to ride a bicycle from New Hampshire to San Francisco, most of them questioned his judgment, if not his sanity.

Manchester's Mara one of two finalists for Somerville chief job

A team of Somerville officials has selected two finalists — a department insider and the current chief of the largest city in New Hampshire — to vie for the police chief position with the hopes that one of them will end the recent trend of turnover at the top.

Disgraced NH oil dealer sentenced for Montana fraud, must pay $6.5M in restitution

MISSOULA, Mont. -- A Montana man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in restitution for taking millions of dollars in down payments on steel buildings he never completed.

NH National Guard unit first artillery to train more closely with active duty force

'The 197th was selected as the first field artillery brigade to go through this training,' said Spencer.

Man struck, killed by Downeaster train in North Berwick

An Amtrak Downeaster train packed with commuters as it headed north from Boston to Brunswick struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday evening in downtown North Berwick.

Drunk Manchester man charged with carrying baby into traffic in Sanford, Maine

SANFORD — Police say a drunk 37-year-old Manchester, New Hampshire man placed his 15-month-old baby in danger when he stood in traffic kicking cars with the child in his arms.

Feds fly death row NH killer by private jet to new facility for life-saving cancer treatments

Spree killer Gary Lee Sampson, sentenced to die 11 years ago for an interstate murder rampage in 2001, was flown by private jet on the taxpayers’ dime July 11 to new death-row digs in Butner, N.C. — the same federal medical facility where disgraced former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has been battling Stage 4 cancer.

Video: NH Medal of Honor recipient breaks gavel at New York Stock Exchange

A recent Medal of Honor recipient, Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts of Nashua, New Hampshire, accidentally broke the gavel while ringing in the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

Video: Medal of Honor recipient and former Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts of Nashua rings NYSE closing bell, breaks gavel

On Wednesday former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts, recipient of the Medal of Honor, visited the New York Stock Exchange and rang the closing bell. He also broke a gavel.

Politifact rules on Club for Growth ad saying N.H. gas tax enacted when prices were 'skyrocketing'

New Hampshire voters are famously unenthusiastic about tax hikes, so it's no surprise that the Club for Growth, a fiscally conservative group, is making hay of the state's recent gasoline tax hike in an ad that's intended to bolster a Republican congressional candidate.

Fox News 'Pick Six': Inside Senate race in New Hampshire

Fox News took a look at the New Hampshire Senate race on Wednesday.

Market Basket customer Doug Lyon of Milford said he's disappointed to see the shelves empty and hopes they can resolve it soon as he shopped on Monday afternoon.

The mystery of Market Basket's missing website and the lone NH shopper who filled the void

BOSTON — When the Market Basket situation blew up this weekend, so did Michael Devaney's inbox. 'I knew something was up when I had 37,000 e-mails,' he said.

State forcing county jails to become makeshift mental health facilities

LACONIA — A young man suffering from mental illness has spent the last month-and-a-half in small, bare cell, with only a blanket and thin mattress, at the Belknap County Jail.

An Atlas Pyro Vision Production show on Meredith Bay in NH.

Though Mass. town feels burned, neighbors call NH fireworks company and its owner 'kind and generous'

GREENFIELD — While the mayor waits for word from the town's lawyer about whether he thinks a New Hampshire company short-changed Greenfield's fireworks display this year — an=d possibly for the past three or four years — neighbors of Atlas PyroVision Productions Inc. in Jaffrey, N.H., and its owner Stephen Pelkey are shocked that such a 'kind and generous' person and business would be accused of such a thing.

Nashua South Superior Court officer, 72, fired, held on multiple sexual assault charges

MERRIMACK – A court officer at Hillsborough County Superior Court South in Nashua was terminated Tuesday, a day after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a child younger than 13 years old multiple times over a period of years, police said.

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The untold story behind serial killer Israel Keyes' jailhouse suicide

A correctional officer fired for 'negligent inattention' by the Department of Corrections because he allegedly read a novel while Israel Keyes committed a 'ritualistic' suicide in a cell 25 feet away was a scapegoat for widespread lax practices and shouldn't have lost his job, a review by an arbitrator found.

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