Aug 14, 2015 5:20 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Friday, August 14, 2015

A pizza shop in downtown Concord has yet to sell a slice as the owner is facing drug-dealing charges.

20 people are facing charges after an early-morning drug sweep in Laconia.

New evidence being revealed as a one of three men accused of killing a Madbury teen in June of 2014 attends a final pre-trial hearing.

A final report from the Attorney General backs the medical examiner's finding that an Amherst man killed his mother before turning the gun on himself back in September 2014.

A Goffstown man arrested at his parents' home is facing child pornography charges.

Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson spoke one-on-one with NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser, who defended his past research with fetal issue.

Investigators say a photo of a sickly-looking horse belonging to the Walker Brothers circus-the same circus involved in last week's deadly tent collapse-actually shows a horse who just gave birth.

Citizens' Bank customers are hoping that they don't see a jump in fees after the bank was fined over accusations they pocketed the difference when discrepancies came up between what people said they deposited and what actually made it into their accounts.

A woman who was the center of a controversy over photos printed at Wal-Mart hopes her story will open other peoples' eyes.

Police in Concord are investigating a report of a refugee family threatened by a gun.

A Manchester man is facing drug charges after police say they saw him walking out of a bathroom with a loaded syringe sticking out of his pocket.

Record sales for State Liquor stores, and new facilities at the Hooksett rest area off I-93 may play a key role.

The proposed new Dover High School has some residents concerned that the sticker price may not accurately reflect the actual cost.

Police in New Castle say an Exeter teen likely fell asleep at the wheel just before a head-on crash with another driver.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Organizers of the Laconia Pumpkin Festival will be holding a press conference today at 12:30pm updating the public about their plans for the October event.

Donald Trump is back in New Hampshire today. The controversial Republican Presidential candidate is holding a rally at Winnicunnet High School in Hampton this evening.

Concord's 250th Anniversary celebration is tonight-NH1's Keke Vencill will be emceeing the event.

There's a peace vigil scheduled at 5:30pm in Portsmouth's Market Square in support of moving forward with the nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran.

Happy birthday to Social Security-the program turns 80 years old today.

Top News

A suicidal man with a gun was arrested in Dover following a standoff late Thursday afternoon.

The Manchester Education Association is firing back at Mayor Ted Gatsas and his rejection of a 3-year teacher's contract, saying in a letter they are "utterly disappointed".

The victim in a drive-by shooting in Nashua last week is facing charges in an earlier shooting incident in the Gate City.

Executive Councilor Chris Sununu is pushing for the state to find alternatives to Planned Parenthood as a state-funded health care provider for women.

Sea-3 officials say a study they were ordered to pay for by a state committee reviewing their proposed expansion will show that their facility is safe.

Pembroke Academy is shutting down its school-sponsored social media sites out of fear of violating a state law, even though the law's sponsor says it's a complete over-reaction.

Five months after the former executive director of the University of New Hampshire Law School’s Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice and Public Policy stepped down, a decision on an official replacement is nowhere in sight.


Kentucky Senator and Republican Presidential hopeful Rand Paul made a campaign stop in Somersworth Thursday.

Former Florida Governor and 2016 GOP Presidential candidate Jeb Bush is back in New Hampshire next week for a 2-day campaign swing.

Presidential candidates are being invited to attend a faith-based community event called "God, Country and Barbecue" next month in Pembroke.

The state's Renewable Energy Fund is available once again, but with more restrictions and less money than originally planned.

Dover is considering filing a lawsuit against the state for failing to provide the city the full amount of money its school district should be getting under the state's funding formulas.

A Seacoast-area State Senator and a congressman from Oregon will be holding a community forum on marijuana next week.


A former Concord tattoo artist accused of spray-painting refugee homes with racist graffiti will plead guilty.


Hoarding conditions slowed efforts to knock down a fire in Barnstead.

Two tenants at an apartment complex on Rumford Street in Concord are facing charges after police say they found drugs in two different units.

The Tilton police officer who received a kidney transplant has gotten a promotion.


Tom Brady played just a few snaps in the Patriots' preseason-opening loss to the Packers last night in Foxboro.

Other News

Nearly 7,000 runners took part in the Cigna/Elliot 5K race.

The VA has opened a new health clinic in Colebrook.

Nashua's annual Night Out program-cancelled by violent storms last week-won't be rescheduled this year.

Firefighters in Hillsboro with an unusual rescue this week-a bird stuck in a tree (with fishing wire).

The Strawbery Banke museum is remembering one of its most loyal visitors who died last week-JD the cat.

National and World News

The site of a massive explosion in China is covered with toxic fumes.

Washington's top diplomat is coming to Havana on Friday to commemorate the newly opened U.S. Embassy there.


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