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Kibby indictments detail months of depraved sexual violence and torture

Hundreds of grand jury indictments released this afternoon against Nate Kibby detail new allegations of a brutal pattern of sexual assault against a Conway teen he is charged with kidnapping.

Attorney General Joseph Foster speaks about the Nathaniel Kibby case with Associate Attorney General Jane Young, left, at the Legislative Office Building in Concord on Wednesday.

Months of abuse, torture detailed


The Conway teenager kidnapped last year suffered months of torture, confinement and sexual assaults, according to indictments released Wednesday in the case.

Alleged kidnap-and sexual assault victim has good chance for emotional recovery, says mental-healthcare provider


The Conway teenage girl who was allegedly kidnapped, restrained, and sexually assaulted by a Gorham man was the victim of multiple traumas but the outlook for her emotional well-being is positive, according to a mental health care provider.

Medical compounding officials charged with murder in meningitis outbreak


BOSTON -- A co-owner and a pharmacist of a now closed Framingham, Mass., compounding drug company are facing federal murder charges in connection with the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that caused about 700 patients to contract the lethal illness, resulting in 64 deaths.

Ride-sharing Uber official says company wants to work with city


An Uber executive told city aldermen on Tuesday that the ride-sharing company is not “anti-regulation” and looks forward to working with officials to establish a “permanent home” in the city.

The date of St. Anselm College's May 2015 graduation was changed in part to allow President Dr. Steven DiSalvo to attend his son's graduation in New York City, a fact that has upset some students and their families.

St. Anselm in a stir over graduation date change


The date of St. Anselm College's May 2015 graduation was changed in part to allow President Dr. Steven DiSalvo to attend his son's graduation in New York City, a fact that has upset some students and their families.

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Mom wants Christmas to be joyful


Lisa stopped her job search because she needs to move next month and is focused on getting support services for her child with a speech problem.

On hand for the Fight to Educate donation to the Union Leader Santa Fund are, from left, Stephen Singer, Brooke Holton, Charlie Sherman, Shannon Sullivan, Bobby Stephen, Douglas Heuser, Joe Lovejoy and Craig Ahlquist.

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'Textvase' was created by Maureen Mills, chair of New Hampshire Institute of Art's ceramics faculty.

NHIA takes faculty exhibit on road this month for first off-campus show

An exhibition on view through the end of December at Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle St., marks the first time the New Hampshire Institute of Art has taken its faculty exhibition off its Manchester-based campus.

In M.C. Escher's 1948 piece titled 'Drawing Hands' intricately-rendered hands emerge from a piece of paper even as the fingers attempt to finish drawing details on its owns cuff sleeves.

Extra hours offered at Currier on two Thursdays this month

The Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St., has extended its hours until 8 p.m. today, as well as Thursday, Dec. 18.

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You can relax longer by the tree with these make-ahead dishes on your breakfast buffet

With all the excitement Christmas morning brings, spending time in the kitchen cooking may not be high on your agenda. A few simple, make-ahead dishes can mean more time around the tree and less time in the kitchen.Great recipes for a cozy Christmas buffet

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Jim Demas of Fidelity Investments helps organize about 50 bicycles donated by his company to the Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Program in Nashua.

Salvation Army takes over for Santa in Nashua

The holiday season will be a little brighter for hundreds of needy families this year in Nashua as the Salvation Army and local businesses step in to provide gifts.

Nathan Yeno, 8, of Nashua, talks with Sgt. Robert Page of the Nashua Police Department about what gifts he should purchase for his parents Saturday at Target.

Nashua program pairs kids and cops for holiday shopping sprees

NASHUA — For brothers Johnny and Tim O’Donnell of Nashua, Saturday’s shopping trip may be one of their most memorable moments of the holiday season.

The siblings were among 20 area children who had the unique opportunity to shop with local police officers while picking out gifts for their relatives.

NH Senior News: Plymouth Senior Center to host kids day, holiday taco luncheon

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, Elementary students of Plymouth and Wentworth, will join the center for a kids day with readings of their own stories at 10 a.m. and singing at 11:30 a.m. There will be a pizza buffet at noon.

Leaving their illness at the door

For lovers of fine art, the Currier Museum of Art has long been recognized as a cultural treasure. But for a group of friends who gather in a basement room here each month, it's also an oasis.

Charlie Sanborn has been feeling the weather for 41 years

For 41 years, Epping resident Charlie Sanborn has recorded and reported the weather from his home to the National Weather Service -- every day, without fail.

With the unofficial start of the 2014-2015 snowmobiling season just two days away, Dave Rose of New Hampton inspects his twin Polaris snowmachines on Saturday morning.

Snowmobile season kicking off with snowy hope

With Mother Nature's cooperation, the 2014-15 snowmobile season, which starts tomorrow, is already shaping up to be a great one. A combination of low-interest rates, which have been driving sled sales, and less expensive gas are expected to attract many riders to the state's more than 7,000 miles of trails.

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