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A Salem police officer has been charged with reckless conduct and disobeying a police officer for allegedly leading other officers from his own police department on a high speed chase in 2012.

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Seventeen children suffered minor injuries when a school bus, pickup truck and dump truck collided in Salem on Thursday.

Salem Fire officials say the crash happened around 10:15am on North Broadway. 

Thirteen ambulances responded to the scene of the accident. Along with the children, three adults on board the school bus and the driver of the pick-up truck were transferred to local hospitals. 

The children were part of a camp group from Massachusetts. 

The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known. 

Salem, N.H, police

 

Police say someone shot and killed a federally-protected peregrine falcon that was found outside a home in Salem, New Hampshire.

The homeowner found the dead falcon in his front yard Saturday afternoon. Police say they think the bird was perched in a tree when it was shot, likely by a .22 caliber round. They were not able to recover the bullet.  They posted photos of the dead bird on the Salem Police Facebook page Wednesday.