{FD} Cop: Bill to corroborate sex assault would shield pedophiles

A police officer says a New Hampshire bill that would require corroboration in sexual assault cases in which the defendant has no prior convictions amounts to the nation's "first pedophile protection act." Concord police Sgt. Sean Ford spoke Tuesday in front of a House committee that's taking testimony on the bill.

{FD} An officer and a refugee: New policeman straddles worlds

Soon after arriving in New Hampshire as a teenager, Abdesselam Baddaoui met two fellow refugees who accidentally ended up involved in a criminal case because, after being instructed about domestic violence laws, the wife mistakenly believed she had to call police any time she and her husband argued.