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Heartbreaking Thanksgiving message from Boston woman found killed in Lowell

A young mother, just 22, who was found dead in a Lowell apartment Friday said in the last post on her Facebook page that she was excited for her infant daughter’s first Thanksgiving. “… can’t wait to celebrate her first thanksgiving,” Dejah Jenkins-Minus posted Wednesday evening. Those words ended up...
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Woman seriously injured after being stabbed in Bow, police say

BOW, N.H. — A woman suffered serious injuries after being stabbed Sunday morning in Bow, according to police. Bow police Chief Ken Miller told News 9 around 11:44 a.m. on Sunday, officers were dispatched to an address on Bow Bog Road for a disturbance. They found a woman stabbed in the neck when they arrived.
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Arrest Made in Stabbing of Woman in NH

A New Hampshire man is under arrest after he allegedly stabbed a woman in the neck on Sunday morning in the town of Bow. Bow police said they responded to a residence on Bow Bog Road around 11:44 a.m. for a reported disturbance. When they arrived, they found a female resident who had been stabbed in the neck.
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Mother Mourns Loss Of Lowell Murder Victim Dejah Jenkins-Minus: ‘I’m Hurt, I’m Numb’

LOWELL (CBS) – The mother of a Boston woman killed in Lowell is pleading for the person responsible to turn themselves in. “Just come forward. I’m not angry. I’m more mad that they won’t come forward,” LaToya Minus told WBZ-TV with tears in her eyes. Her daughter, 22-year-old Dejah Jenkins-Minus, was found brutally murdered in Lowell Friday morning. “I knew something was wrong,” said Minus. “I didn’t know what, but I knew something was wrong.” Minus called for the wellbeing check that led police to a home where Jenkins-Minus’ body was found with multiple sharp force injuries, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. “They...

Police caution Granite Staters after recent thefts, break-ins

New Hampshire police are warning Granite Staters to be aware of an uptick of thefts and break-ins. Nashua police are searching for a suspect who broke into a home on Cox Street and stole items. Resident Patti Muccioli returned home from watching her daughter perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day...

Victim In Lowell Homicide Identified As 22-Year-Old Dejah Jenkins-Minus

LOWELL (CBS) — The victim of a homicide in Lowell on Friday has been identified as a 22-year-old woman from Boston. Dejah Jenkins-Minus was found dead by Lowell Police inside a home Friday morning on Llewelyn Street after officers were called to the building for a well-being check. A person who knew Jenkins-Minus was the one who called police to check on her. Officers found her body with signs of apparent trauma. EMS later pronounced her dead. Dejah Jenkins-Minus was found dead inside a Lowell residence on Friday. (Photo Credit: Laconia Smothers) On Friday, her death was announced as an apparent homicide, but Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says an autopsy has ruled the death as a homicide by multiple sharp force injuries. “This is not believed to be random incident,” Ryan’s office said in a statement on Saturday. An investigation into the homicide is still ongoing. As of Saturday night, no arrests have been made.

Heroic NH firefighter ready to head home from the hospital

BOSTON (WHDH) - A heroic firefighter who suffered severe burns rescuing people from a blaze in New Hampshire is finally ready to leave the hospital, family members said. Steve DesRuisseaux, a fire captain in Manchester, New Hampshire, helped save six people from a house fire earlier in the month. A 59-year-old woman died in the blaze and DesRuisseaux was severely burned when his equipment was caught on a ladder.

One Killed in Crash on Route 4 in Northwood, NH

A man was killed in one of two separate crashes on Route 4 in Northwood Friday night. Although just over two inches of snow fell in Northwood after turning over from rain the road was only wet at the time of the crashes, Northwood Fire Chief Mark Tetreault told Seacoast Current. No snow or ice had accumulated on the road surfaces prior to either crash.

Woman Killed in Lowell Identified as 22-Year-Old From Boston

A woman who was found dead Friday inside a home in Lowell, Massachusetts, has been identified, and her death has officially been ruled a homicide following an autopsy, authorities announced. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Dejah Jenkins-Minus, according to a joint statement Saturday from Middlesex District Attorney Marian...
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Hunter shot in leg after 'negligent discharge'

An 82-year-old man was shot in the leg during a hunting-related shooting Saturday afternoon in Lyndeborough, according to Fish and Game. The negligent discharge took place around 5 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. Gary Ciardelli, 82, of Wilton, was brought to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center with a...

Child falls out of second story window in Londonderry, police say

LONDONDERRY, N.H. — A 4-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after police said she fell out of a second story window in Londonderry. Police said it happened before 10 a.m. on Saturday at an address on Falcon Road. When paramedics and officers arrived, they found the girl alert and conscious being attended to by her parents but was scared and upset.

Firefighters battle blaze in Lowell

LOWELL, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials are investigating a house fire in Lowell Saturday. Crews responding to reports of a blaze on Edson Street found a porch was on fire, officials said. No one was hurt in the fire. The cause is under investigation. This is a developing news story; stay...