ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A driver has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run earlier this month that left a man seriously injured, Rochester, New Hampshire, police said Thursday.
The driver, a 69-year-old woman from Rochester, is facing a charge of conduct after an accident.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than $159,000 has been awarded to 43 New Hampshire communities and one county to support the purchase of bulletproof vests for law enforcement officers, the state's congressional delegation said Thursday.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The mother of a missing 5-year-old New Hampshire boy and a man who was arrested with her in New York pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to witness tampering and child endangerment charges as authorities continue to search for the child.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge dismissed a request to stop enforcing a mask-wearing policy at a number of school districts in New Hampshire's Rockingham County.
Parents of children in the districts alleged in a lawsuit filed in August that wearing masks causes their children to have difficulty breathing, develop facial acne and rashes, suffer anxiety and experience headaches.
Former U.S. Rep. Bill Zeliff, a three-term Republican best known for helping lead the congressional investigation of the government's disastrous siege of the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, has died.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire high school teacher who pleaded guilty to human trafficking and manufacturing child sex abuse images was sentenced to prison on Tuesday.
Joshua Harwood, 38, of Manchester, pleaded guilty to the charges last month.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire legislature has approved a $1.1 million project for a new Rochester District Court building because the original is too small to handle its increased volume of cases and its size could be a safety hazard.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A group of 25 health providers and advocacy organizations is asking New Hampshire legislative leaders to once again allow remote public access to the Legislature during the upcoming 2022 session.
The mother of a 5-year-old New Hampshire boy who hasn’t been seen in six months and a man who was with her were arrested in New York on witness tampering and child endangerment charges, but the search for the child continues, authorities said Monday.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two U.S. Air Force veterans and New Hampshire's veterans hospital involved in a legal dispute over the display of a Bible have agreed to mediation.
The lawsuit filed in federal court in 2019 by the veterans against the Manchester hospital director said the Bible's inclusion on a table near the entrance honoring missing veterans and prisoners of war is a violation of the U.S.
STODDARD, N.H. (AP) — A driver has been charged with reckless conduct with a deadly weapon after his car collided with a pickup truck on a road in Stoddard, New Hampshire State Police said.
Troopers said the eastbound car crossed the center line on Route 9, crashing into the truck on Saturday afternoon.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says keep collecting those milkweed pods — the plants help Monarch butterflies.
The agency asked the public last month to collect milkweed pods so the seeds could be harvested and sown along with other native perennials to create “conservation corridors” along highways.
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Police launched a boat and searched a lake behind a property in Merrimack that was the last known location of a 5-year-old boy who hasn’t been seen in six months.
The New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol searched the lake on Saturday, WMUR-TV reported.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Nick Howard ran for three touchdowns, Derek Kyler passed for two and Dartmouth remained undefeated with a 38-21 victory over in-state rival New Hampshire on Saturday.
Kyler was 20-of-25 passing for 326 yards while Howard, the Big Green's wildcat quarterback, rushed for 131 yards on 18 carries.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — New solar arrays in Hanover are expected to generate enough electricity to meet nearly 100% of the town's municipal electricity needs through group metering.
The town unveiled two adjacent ground-mounted arrays consisting of more than 4,000 panels on Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Ken Weyler was known around the New Hampshire Statehouse for dismissing the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines and opposing tens of millions of dollars in federal funds to promote vaccinations.
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities are searching for a 5-year-old Merrimack boy who hasn't been seen in six months.
The state Division for Children Youth and Families notified police on Thursday that Elijah Lewis was missing.
HAMPSTEAD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire will use federal recovery funds to buy the private Hampstead Hospital in the latest effort to address a shortage of psychiatric hospital beds in the state, officials said Thursday.
CORNISH, N.H. (AP) — National Park Service rangers and New Hampshire state police are investigating antisemitic vandalism of The Temple monument at Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park.
Vandals used paint and permanent markers on the monument where the family of famed sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens is interred, the Valley News reported.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The school district in New Hampshire's capital city is dealing with a case of tuberculosis associated with the high school.
The Concord school district said it’s working with state health officials to identify anyone who came in contact with the individual who contracted the respiratory disease.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s Executive Council on Wednesday rejected $27 million in federal funds for vaccination outreach, thrilling outspoken activists who previously derailed a public meeting and delayed the vote.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the killing of a Manchester man last year, authorities said Tuesday.
The Manchester Police Department and other law enforcement agencies started investigating the disappearance of Zakhi Charabaty, 42, in March of last year after he was last seen at his Manchester residence.
THORNTON, N.H. (AP) — Speed and alcohol appear to have been factors in a motorcycle crash that killed a Maine man, according to New Hampshire State Police.
The crash happened Monday evening on Interstate 93 in Thornton.
LINCOLN, N.H. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl was seriously injured when she fell down a waterfall in New Hampshire, authorities said.
The girl, from Yarmouth, Maine, was hiking with family and friends on the Falling Waters Trail in Lincoln on Sunday when she tried to climb part of the Cloudland Falls and fell, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game said.
GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — A 69-year-old man has died after scuba diving in Lake Winnipesaukee, according to the New Hampshire Marine Patrol.
Emergency crews were notified at about 10:15 a.m. Sunday of a water rescue off Diamond Island in the town of Gilford.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — For the first time, New Hampshire's only state-run psychiatric treatment facility has negotiated contracts with all major insurance carriers in the state.
Carriers now under contract with New Hampshire Hospital include Aetna, Ambetter, Anthem, Cigna, Harvard Pilgrim and United Health Care, state officials said.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The seventh annual Freedom Run to honor the memory of journalist James Foley is scheduled for Oct. 23 in Rochester, New Hampshire, and virtually around the world.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is seeking qualified applicants to install electric vehicle charging equipment that will be covered by a trust fund in a settlement reached with Volkswagen over emissions control software.
LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man sentenced to at least 36 years in prison for his role in the killing of police informant has asked to withdraw his guilty pleas and go to trial.
Damion Yeargle pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in 2018 for the killing of 22-year-old Robert Pierog in May 2016 in Littleton.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed an executive order that updates an advisory group on the juvenile justice system.
The order, signed Thursday, establishes the Juvenile Justice Reform Commission, which replaces the State Advisory Group for Juvenile Justice that was created in 1999.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting over $439,000 in federal funds to support community policing initiatives.
A total of $200,000 is going toward Laconia de-escalation training; a little over $109,000 to the Dover Community Trust and Legitimacy Social Worker Project; $100,000 to the New Hampshire Department of Justice Existing Law Enforcement Accreditation, and more than $29,000 to Exeter Enforcement Accreditation.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Insurance has launched the state's new HealthCost website to help people compare prices across health care facilities.
The site, launched Friday, also includes information on health insurance and an interactive too to compare hospitals' quality of care, cleanliness, and customer satisfaction.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu asked the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday to “follow through on their promise" to purchase millions of heavy duty rubber gloves procured by a New Hampshire company in response to a pandemic-related request for personal protective equipment.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal lawsuit that challenged a decision by police to seize a man's cellphone after he recorded officers responding to a fight at a Manchester convenience store has been settled, with the city agreeing to pay him $20,000, according to court documents.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending that a New Hampshire man who was arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol be sentenced to a month of home confinement and 60 hours of community service.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Spirit Airlines, the first new airline at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in 17 years, has started nonstop flights to Florida, and it announced a new route to South Carolina.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A civil rights complaint was filed against a woman accused of telling a Black child who accidentally broke her son's toy that she would “kneel on his neck" and calling him a racial slur, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said Thursday.
NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who contends she was forced to behead a coworker's corpse after her husband killed him has been sentenced to 3 1/2 to seven years in prison.
The woman, 32, cried Wednesday as she apologized to the family of Jonathan Amerault, WMUR-TV reported.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of shooting and wounding a New Hampshire pastor and a bride at a wedding has told a judge he plans to use an insanity defense.
The state has requested proof ahead of that defense for Dale Holloway, who is acting as his own attorney.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gail Huff Brown, a former broadcast journalist and wife of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts, has announced her candidacy for New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District seat in 2022.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who helped save a neighbor from a house fire on Friday collapsed and went into cardiac arrest, fire officials said.
Shirley Buder, 97, was in her home in Nashua when the fire broke out on Friday evening, Nashua Fire Rescue Deputy Chief William Atkinson said in a statement.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — President Joe Biden partially granted a request for a major disaster declaration in response to storms that severely damaged much of Cheshire and Sullivan counties, Gov. Chris Sununu said Monday.
A federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit from a man who alleged that New Hampshire's vaccine distribution plan discriminated against residents on the basis of race.
Before he obtained a vaccine appointment, James Pietrangelo, 55, who is white, sued Gov.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who was found dead at an apartment complex suffered gunshot wounds to the neck and chin, and the death was determined to be a homicide, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dining and staying overnight in New Hampshire just got a little bit less expensive.
Starting Friday, the state's tax on rooms and meals was reduced from 9% to 8.5%. That means someone buying a $24 restaurant meal would pay 12 cents less.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Cole Johnson threw three touchdown passes and Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey intercepted a pass with 1:45 to play as James Madison, the second-ranked FCS team, held off New Hampshire 23-21 on Saturday.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire filmmakers have explored the life of composer Amy Beach in a newly released documentary, highlighting her success story of the early 1900s as a widely recognized female pianist and composer.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire and a tree care association have received grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to educate workers and employers on workplace safety and health.
COLEBROOK, N.H. (AP) — The town of Colebrook has received $750,000 in federal funding to support a project that will clean its wastewater treatment facility lagoons for the first time in two decades.