BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — Six former scouts have sued the Boy Scouts of America and its New Hampshire division, alleging that the groups failed to protect them from sexual abuse by an ex-scoutmaster...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A felon convicted of killing an Albuquerque police officer during a 2015 traffic stop will spend the rest of his life in prison after being told by a state district judge...
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A man convicted of the shooting death of a New Mexico police officer will not be retried.
The Albuquerque Journal reported Friday that a retrial was possible...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A jury found a 38-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Albuquerque police officer on Friday — more than three years after the killing...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man charged in the death of an Albuquerque police officer (all times local):
3 accused of fraud in iPhone transactions
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire have accused three men of trying to get a number of Apple iPhones at two stores by saying they represented various businesses.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of killing an Albuquerque police officer in 2015 testified Wednesday that he opened fire because he feared a gun was being held to the back of his head and...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorneys for a man accused of killing an Albuquerque police officer say he acted in self-defense after believing his life was in danger.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they have located a witness who is scheduled to testify in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer.
Group from furniture business claims $1M Powerball prize
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A pool of 30 workers from a furniture business in New Hampshire has claimed a $1 million Powerball prize.
The New Hampshire Lottery says a winning ticket was sold at a...
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Man charged in officer’s death pleads to firearms charge
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer has pleaded no contest to one of the felony offenses.
The Albuquerque Journal reports that 37-year-old Davon Lymon entered the plea Wednesday to being a felon in possession of a firearm and forgery.
However, a judge later struck the forgery plea because it was not being handled separately from the rest of the case.
Mystery painting confounds historical society
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — As soon as the art appraiser finished inspecting the back of the canvas, Cynthia Bittinger and Betsy Gonnerman delicately wrestled the heavy wooden frame upright on the blanket-covered table to reveal the 19th-century oil painting of Daniel Webster, whose fame and importance stand out even when measured against the long list of famous and important Dartmouth College alumni.
TALIHINA, Okla. (AP) — Court filings show law enforcement had been warned that a man who died after a shootout with Oklahoma troopers had said he wanted to attack a small-town city hall.
Thousands of girls joining boys as Cub Scouts
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Ten-year-old twins Tatum and Ian Weir aren't about to let matching, minor injuries deter them from their goal of becoming the first sister-brother pair of Eagle Scouts.
"I cut myself, too!" Tatum said, pausing only briefly during a recent Cub Scout meeting to touch her thumb to her brother's before continuing on with a woodworking project.
SALEM -- Dracut native Matt Correia of Salem State University has been named the Mass. State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Coach of the Year for men's soccer.
Correia led Salem State to a perfect conference record and the top seed in the tournament. The Vikings finished 7-0 in regular season conference play and 12-5-1 overall and won both the regular and post-season championships to earn an NCAA Tournament bid.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new trial date has been set for a man charged with fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer, following a judge's ruling to remove his public defenders from the case.
Court records show 37-year-old Davon Lymon's trial on murder and other charges is set for May 11 — almost two months later than previously scheduled.
He is accused of fatally shooting Officer Daniel Webster outside a drug store during an October 2015 traffic stop.
Judge removes public defenders from officer’s death case
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three weeks before the trial is scheduled to begin for a man accused of fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer, his public defenders have been removed from the case.
A New Mexico judge ruled Friday that the Law Offices of the Public Defender can no longer defend Davon Lymon, who is charged with killing Officer Daniel Webster in 2015.
Bid adieu to old 1852 -- State Journal editorial from 165 years ago
This State Journal editorial ran on Jan. 1, 1853:
We greet our friends this morning and wish them all a “Happy New Year.” Old ’52, adieu! Thy work is done — and ’53, young and vigorous, takes thy place.
Correction: College Property Sold story
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — In a story Oct. 27 about the auction of the former Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the winning bidder was the Chinese University of Hong Kong. A university spokeswoman said the school did not bid on the property. The winning bid was not immediately known.
Former Daniel Webster College campus sold for nearly $12M
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The former Daniel Webster College campus in Nashua, New Hampshire, has been sold for nearly $12 million to a buyer whose name hasn't been released.
New Hampshire Public Radio reports Southern New Hampshire, which had earlier declined to buy the main campus, bought the airport hangar and tower on the property for $410,000.
The main campus bid was about half of the property's recently assessed value.
Warrant issued for no-show witness of officer’s death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key witness in the case against a man accused of shooting and killing an Albuquerque police officer didn't show up for court, prompting the judge to issue an arrest warrant.
Prosecutors in the murder case against Davon Lymon say 19-year-old Savannah Garcia was a no-show for the Tuesday court hearing for which her deposition was scheduled.
Daniel Webster College wraps up loose ends
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Daniel Webster College in Nashua has officially shut down, with many of its students and staff transitioning to Southern New Hampshire University.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man awaiting trial in state court in the 2015 fatal shooting of an Albuquerque police officer and already sentenced to 20 years in prison on federal weapons convictions now faces even more time behind bars.
A federal judge on Monday sentenced Davon Lymon to 18 years in prison to be served consecutively to the 20-year-old sentence that Lymon received April 5.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Veterans who lost their GI Bill benefits due to the closure of for-profit colleges would get help under a bill co-sponsored by Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire college basketball player charged in a brawl during a February game has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of simple assault and criminal threatening.
Authorities previously accused 23-year-old Marquise Caudill, a guard at Daniel Webster College, of punching a Southern Vermont College player during a game in Nashua, New Hampshire, and then stomping on his head when he was down.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man awaiting trial in state court in the 2015 fatal shooting of an Albuquerque police officer has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on federal convictions for weapons crimes.
U.S. District Court Judge M. Christina Armijo on Wednesday sentenced Davon Lymon to two consecutive 10-year sentences for convictions of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A felony assault charge has been dropped for a college basketball player accused of stomping on the head of an opposing player during a benches-clearing melee.
WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2lRymUQ ) a second-degree assault charge against 22-year-old Marquis Caudill, of Windsor, Connecticut, was dropped on Monday.
2 Florida congressmen heckled at public meetings
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida Republican congressmen were booed and heckled at public meetings with constituents this week.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross on Tuesday faced chants of "What's the plan?" at a town hall meeting in Clermont, outside Orlando, when he said he wanted to repeal and replace Obamacare. Also on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster faced constant interruption when he talked at a meet-and-greet in Inverness.
A city man is among two college students arrested over the weekend after a fight broke out during a basketball game at Daniel Webster College in New Hampshire.
Nashua police said Daniel Webster guard Marquise Caudill, of Windsor, Conn., assaulted a player from the opposing team Saturday and threatened a security officer who tried to stop him, according to local news reports.
2 basketball players in handcuffs after brawl on court
NASHUA, N.H. -
A fight caught on camera at a college basketball game over the weekend has one player facing assault charges.
Southern Vermont College was on the road playing against Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire when a fight broke out between the two teams.
Two D. Webster hoops players charged after fight at game
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Police have charged two members of the Daniel Webster men's basketball team after a fight during a game that required 25 officers to restore order.
Nashua authorities say guard Marquise Caudill assaulted a player from the opposing team Saturday and threatened an officer working a security detail who tried to stop him. They also said teammate Antwaun Boyd appeared to be inciting an already hostile crowd that had surrounded the officer.
Trial for man accused of shooting Albuquerque officer set
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer in 2015 is scheduled to go to trial next year.
The Albuquerque Journal reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/2jyRWUM ) that Davon Lymon is set to go to trial in 2018 on charges that he fatally shot Officer Daniel Webster during a traffic stop in October 2015.
COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: New Milford’s Carlson earns field hockey award at Worcester State
Former New Milford High School field hockey star Alexa Carlson, now the interim head field hockey coach at Worcester State College, was named the Little East Conference’s Coach of the Year for her efforts this past season. Carlson had been an assistant coach at Worcester State and was named interim head coach in August when head coach Kim Cosenza took a leave of absence. With Carlson at the helm, the Lancers notched 13 wins, their highest win total since they went 13-9 in 2002...
Grand jury indicts man in Albuquerque officer’s death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer last year has been indicted on murder and other charges.
The New Mexico Attorney General's Office says a Bernalillo County grand jury returned the indictment against Davon Lymon on Friday. He's accused of shooting Officer Daniel Webster during a traffic stop in October 2015.
New Hampshire beats Div. III Daniel Webster 89-26
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Tanner Leissner scored 17 points and grabbed four rebounds as New Hampshire beat Division III Daniel Webster 89-26 on Wednesday night.
Leissner was 5 of 9 from the field and 7 of 8 from the free throw line for the Wildcats (8-4). Daniel Dion added 15 points, Kijana Love had 11 points and Jaleen Smith had 10 points and six assists. The team averaged 48 percent shooting from the field, 50 percent from beyond the arc and had a 41-30 rebounding edge over Daniel Webster.
Albuquerque man pleads guilty to a federal firearms charge
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting an Albuquerque police officer last year has pleaded guilty to another federal firearms charge from eight months ago.
Prosecutors say 35-year-old Davon Lymon pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating the federal firearms laws by unlawfully possessing a firearm in May.
Under terms of the plea agreement, prosecutors will dismiss two counts of a superseding indictment after Lymon has been sentenced on the two other counts.
NFL players meet with lawmakers to discuss police relations
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of NFL players is on Capitol Hill to discuss ways to improve relations between police and the communities that they serve.
The players met Tuesday morning with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and Rep. Patrick Murphy, a Florida Democrat. They're also scheduled to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan's staff and Rep. Daniel Webster, a Florida Republican.
New Mexico suspect charged with killing Albuquerque officer
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state attorney general filed a criminal complaint on Thursday charging the man suspected of shooting and killing an Albuquerque police officer with an open count of murder and other felony counts, more than a year after police say the man opened fire during a nighttime traffic stop.
Suspect in officer death found guilty of firearms charge
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge found an ex-convict guilty Friday of illegally possessing a pistol that police say was used to kill an Albuquerque police officer during a nighttime traffic stop last year.
The verdict announced in a courtroom packed with law enforcement officers and relatives of Officer Daniel Webster followed a two-day bench trial in which witnesses described seeing the shooting and a man wearing a helmet — later identified by police as defendant Davon Lymon — run away.
Judge weighs firearm case against suspect in officer death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge is weighing a decision in a federal firearms case that involves the ex-convict suspected of shooting and killing an Albuquerque police officer.
Video of New Mexico officer being shot is shown in court
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal prosecutors played a minute-long video in court Monday from the lapel camera of a slain officer showing a struggle and shooting that followed his attempt to arrest a man during a nighttime traffic stop along Historic Route 66.
Albuquerque police officer Daniel Webster was killed on Oct. 21, 2015, after approaching a man driving a motorcycle with a stolen license plate.
The Latest: Video of officer being shot is shown in court
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of an ex-convict accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm used to shoot and kill a police officer (all times local):
Police video has been played in federal court showing the fatal shooting of an Albuquerque police officer last year during a nighttime traffic stop.
The video from Officer Daniel Webster's lapel camera was screened in court Monday during the bench trial of ex-convict Davon Lymon.
Limits on gun research hamper efforts to combat gun deaths
ATLANTA (AP) — It's the kind of information you might expect from long-range government research: On average, one American child or teenager is killed or injured every day in an accidental shooting. The most common victims are ages 3 or 16. And the shootings happen most frequently in their own homes.
Yet for the most part, such government research doesn't exist.
No jury trial for suspected killer of officer Daniel Webster
Cleaner. Faster. Cheaper.
When Davon Lymon goes to trial in October on gun charges in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque, it will be in front of a judge, not a jury of 12-plus alternates drawn from all over northern and central New Mexico.
Judge sets date for officer shooting suspect’s weapons trial
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has set the date for the trial for an ex-convict charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm that authorities say was used in the shooting death of an Albuquerque police officer.
The Albuquerque Journal reports the trial of Davon Lymon will begin Oct. 24 in Albuquerque.
The trial originally was scheduled for Aug. 3 in Las Cruces, but the judge postponed it in response to defense concerns about publicity...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge postponed a trial Monday for an ex-convict charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm that authorities say was used in the shooting death of an Albuquerque police officer.
Chief U.S. District Judge M. Christina Armijo decided to postpone Davon Lymon's trial at a hearing in Albuquerque, citing concerns over news coverage of the fatal shootings of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Albuquerque Journal...
Lymon trial delayed because of officers killed in Texas, Baton Rouge
The trial of Davon Lymon on federal weapons charges, scheduled for August 3 in Las Cruces, was postponed Monday by Chief U.S. District Judge M. Christina Armijo because of concerns about publicity over recent police shootings in Dallas, Texas, and Baton Rouge, La.
Lymon, 35, was scheduled to go to trail for being a felon in possession of a firearm used in the shooting death last year of Albuquerque police officer Daniel Webster.