All Stories"> All Stories en-us N.Y. man sentenced in sex assault of NH child in 1988 W. Michael Keegan, 62, of Fort Edward, N.Y. was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in the New Hampshire State Prison after he pleaded guilty to the repeated rapes of a child under the age of 13 in Nashua in 1988. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:05:00 EST Hearing ordered in 1971 murder Robert G. Breest, 76, has won the right to another court hearing concerning new DNA evidence taken from scrapings from underneath the fingernails of Susan Randall, the 18-year-old Manchester woman he was convicted of murdering in 1971. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:03:00 EST Police investigating bank robbery in Nashua Police are asking anyone with information about Wednesday's bank robbery at St. Mary's Bank on Spruce Street to come forward. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:57:00 EST Derryfield CC open Derryfield Country Club is open for golf. Nine holes are open, for walking only, and 19 buys all the golf you want to play. The course will stay open as long as the weather continues to cooperate. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:26:00 EST High School Round-Up Memorial boys roll in opener The Manchester Memorial boys' basketball team won its Division I opener 60-47 over Winnacunnet of Hampton on Friday night in Manchester. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:23:00 EST NHIAA Basketball Pinkerton boys solid in opener The road back to relevance in the Division I boys' basketball landscape began on a high note for Pinkerton Academy on Friday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:43:00 EST NHIAA Basketball Ball leads Londonderry boys past Bedford in opener Londonderry guard Cody Ball had been prepping for the moment since last March. When opportunity knocked, he answered in a big way, converting a nip-and-tuck season opener with Bedford into a 75-49 blowout on Friday night. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:43:00 EST John Habib's City Sports McDonnell remembers his coaching roots WHEN Sean McDonnell received his second Eddie Robinson Award this week as the Football Championship Subdivision national coach of the year, it only validated what many in our city already knew about him for many years. And that is, this man is truly one of the top college football coaches in the nation. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:13:00 EST NHIAA Basketball Bedford girls win thriller Reserve forward Jenoyce Laniyan took a pass from Bri Purcell and made a layup with 3.2 seconds remaining to earn Bedford a dramatic 53-52 win over Londonderry in Division I girls' basketball Friday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:13:00 EST Fisher Cats name Stanley pitching coach The New Hampshire Fisher Cats announced the return of manager Bobby Meacham on Friday, as well as the additions of former Red Sox hurler Bob Stanley as pitching coach and Stubby Clapp as hitting coach. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:13:00 EST A new era for Nashua's police force With the start of a new year comes different leadership at the Nashua Police Department when a new police chief begins Jan. 1. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:05:00 EST Nashua police left rattled by tot's death Nashua police officials say they are hopeful for an arrest in the killing of Brielle Gage, 3, of Nashua. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:04:00 EST Danville couple struggling to get back on feet after explosion A Danville couple remains displaced after their house exploded in September. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:04:00 EST Police said Londonderry investigation following Maine home invasion could be ongoing Investigations surrounding Thursday morning's Saco, Maine home invasion, which left a Londonderry woman with multiple gunshot wounds could continue well into the weekend, police said on Friday afternoon. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:03:00 EST No Christmas for Betty's kids without help Betty's bills have started piling up since the birth of her second child a few months ago. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:02:00 EST Nashua child killer arrested in Florida on armed robbery, assault charges A 66-year-old convicted murderer of a Nashua boy, who is known to families in the Concord and Bristol area who have taken him during periods of homelessness since his 2008 prison release, has been arrested in Florida on charges of armed robbery and assault. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:57:00 EST Retirement system ruling gets thumbs up from Moody's Rating agency says court decision takes away risk for NH Retirement System. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:57:00 EST Police warn Manchester shoppers to protect holiday purchases after two arrested for thefts The arrest of two people in connection with thefts from vehicles at Elliot properties prompted Manchester Police to remind shoppers to protect their purchases. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:42:00 EST Animals removed from Derry home kept at NHSPCA neighbor says family members kept to themselves A neighbor who lives near a house on Scenic Drive where a number of animals were removed by police said the residents always kept to themselves. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:23:00 EST Medical marijuana project in Epping faces deadline to beat ordinance A Fremont man eyeing industrial property in Epping for a possible medical marijuana facility will have until Monday to formally submit his plan if he wants to get the proposal approved before the town considers an ordinance restricting similar projects in the future. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:22:00 EST Ex-Plaistow planner waives first court appearance in ID fraud case Plaistow's ex-town planner accused of hacking into emails accounts of three fellow employees waived her first court appearance scheduled for Monday, but could still challenge evidence that led to her arrest. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:10:00 EST Stacey Cole's Nature Talks A winter's walk inspires thoughts of 'long ago' Editor's Note This was the last 'Nature Talks'' column written by Stacey Cole, who died on Nov. 30. Stacey wrote 'Nature Talks'' on a weekly basis for more than 50 years before trading off every other week with Cheryl Kimball earlier this year. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:57:00 EST Newmarket man pleads guilty to illegal deer baiting charges On Thursday, a Newmarket man was convicted of several hunting-related charges, including one related to illegal deer baiting. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:57:00 EST Last Week's Rare Bird Alert This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, Dec. 15. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:57:00 EST Single Digits continues rapid growth with acquisition of Spectra Access BEDFORD 8212 A year after winning the New Hampshire High Tech Council's Product of the Year Award, Bedford-based Single Digits is growing and expanding at a rapid pace, while staying true to its Granite State roots. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:54:00 EST Arrest of dad at Gilford School Board meeting about Picoult book 'chilling' says judge, case dismissed GILFORD - William Baer, the local attorney who was arrested at a school board meeting for loudly arguing with the board and another parent in the audience as he challenged the school district's use of a book deemed 'triple-X-rated' by one parent, has been exonerated of police charges against him for disrupting the meeting. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:50:00 EST Police say Londonderry investigation related to Maine home invasion is ongoing LONDONDERRY - Investigations surrounding the Saco, Maine, home invasion that left a Londonderry woman with multiple gunshot wounds could continue well into the weekend, police said on Friday afternoon. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:59:00 EST Convicted murderer entitled to hearing on new DNA evidence after 42 years, Supreme Court rules Robert G. Breest, 76, has won the right to another court hearing concerning new DNA evidence taken from scrapings from underneath the fingernails of Susan Randall, the 18-year-old Manchester woman he was convicted of murdering in 1971. Breest has maintained his innocence in the more than four decades he has been incarcerated. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:47:00 EST Farmington school evacuated for bomb threat police say kids are safe FARMINGTON - Students have been evacuated from Farmington High School as a precaution after a note indicating a bomb threat was discovered on a wall at the school. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:25:00 EST Two charged in thefts from parked cars in Manchester Two Manchester residents are under arrest, accused of stealing items from cars parked outside the Elliot Hospital. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:07:00 EST Hudson man arrested in Nashua check-cashing scheme Luke Pesaturo of Hudson is facing two felony charges for allegedly stealing more than 1,500 from local banks. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:00:00 EST Felony drug charge for Rochester man in crack cocaine case Jason Johnson, 40, of Rochester is charged with possessing crack cocaine. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:29:00 EST Man loses wallet, but sanitation workers save his identity Three days after losing his wallet earlier this month, Gregory Barnett had resigned himself to the notion that it was gone. He was getting ready to cancel his credit cards and apply for a new driver's license when his brother called to say the wallet had been returned untouched. A Manchester sanitation worker found the wallet among the kitchen... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:47:00 EST Worker fights to catch up Samantha's live-in boyfriend stays at home with four kids. It's a balancing act, she said, as they sacrifice his potential income to save on child care costs. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:45:00 EST Today's Santa Fund donor list Today's list of donors to the Union Leader Santa Fund for the Salvation Army. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:07:00 EST Propane now fuels the new Mt. Washington SnowCoach The propane-powered Mt. Washington SnowCoach is blazing a trail for a cleaner environment as passengers enjoy a scenic ride just above treeline to 4,200 feet for breathtaking views. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:05:00 EST Granite Staters are front and center for UNH While many New Hampshire natives have played for the University of New Hampshire football team over the years, not one can say they led the Wildcats to an FCS championship game. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:05:00 EST Monarchs hope to wrap two wins All the Manchester Monarchs want before the AHL Christmas break is two more wins under their belt. The Monarchs 18-6-1-1 host the Worcester Sharks tonight at 7 p.m. and the Providence Bruins Saturday at 7 p.m at Verizon Wireless Arena before heading home for the holidays. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:04:00 EST College Football These Redbirds can run and pass Running the football isn't the only thing the Illinois State offense does well, but it appears to be what the Redbirds do best. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:03:00 EST Real Estate Corner Getting ready for the closing You are about to complete the purchase of your home. Completion happens at an event called a closing and is conducted by a settlement agent. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:03:00 EST Bedford pizza restaurant gets surprise makeover from Eastern Bank The owner of a local pizza restaurant recently got the surprise - or, rather, three surprises - of a lifetime, thanks to her business' bank. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:02:00 EST Another View -- Devon Chaffee Why interrogators believe America should never torture Why Americans should not torture. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:59:00 EST Obama gets smoked Castros celebrate in Havana Obama got outplayed again. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:59:00 EST On naming the victim It is Kibby's story now On not naming sexual assault victims, even if they are identified. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:59:00 EST Enter to win tickets to see Tom Chapin Enter to win a pair of 2 tickets to see Tom Chapin on March 29, 2015 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:32:00 EST