Developer Richard Baccari

Developer’s lawyer says bribery case rests on liar

Richard Baccari and his company, Churchill & Banks, are charged with bribery and conspiracy for allegedly paying a $50,000 bribe to several councilmen to get approval for a zoning change to build a supermarket.

Barbara Krensavage - Mugshot courtesy of the Portsmouth Police Department

Driver charged in fatal pedestrian crash

An 83-year-old woman was walking along Sea Meadow Court in Portsmouth Sunday when she was struck by a car that had crossed into the oncoming travel lane.