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Jan 30, 2015 9:10 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Friday, Jan. 30, 2015


A snowy day today, but nowhere near as bad as what we got Tuesday-Clayton Stiver's got the details.

The weather has already caused some traffic issues this morning.

Some breaking news: Mitt Romney is NOT running for President in 2016. Full statement here.

A dramatic scene in Manchester, where two people had to be pulled from a car that had caught fire.

The AHL made it official Thursday-the Monarchs are moving out of Manchester.

A Newton mother has been found guilty in the assault of her 1-month old daughter.

Trouble for a top executive at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Some Bedford teens are facing disciplinary action for tweets made in reply to the Superintendent's announcement of a delayed start to school.

A hearing was held yesterday on a bill that would do away with the state's concealed gun permit.

Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore is paying a visit to the Granite State as he considers a run for President in 2016.

Some troubling numbers regarding the number of kids on food stamps in the US and NH.

A Hooksett man's been charged with assault.

A Manchester woman's facing charges for altering prescriptions.

A friendly wager (well, more like a promise) between Governor Hassan and two other Governors ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl.

The Better Business Bureau has identified the top 10 scams of the year.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

The New England Pond Hockey Classic kicked off this morning at Lake Winnepesaukee.

The Manchester Monarchs are holding a 3pm news conference to discuss the team's moving to California.

The Lancaster Grand Prix Vintage Snowmobile Race takes place at the Lancaster Fairgrounds this weekend.

Top News from around New Hampshire

4 people were arrested after an "altercation" on Manchester's west side.

A co-owner of the Meat House has been found guilty for allowing money raised for a veterans' charity to be applied to the company's payroll.

Legal manuvering continues in the case of Genevieve Kelley, the mom who disappeared with her 8-year old daughter 10 years ago in a custody dispute, finally turning herself in last year.

The Londonderry salvage yard destroyed by fire apparently was on the brink of having its license pulled.

A former Concord City Councilor has pleaded guilty to DWI charges after flipping his truck with two children inside.


The Transportation Department's spent $26 million already this fiscal year on keeping state roads clear after storms.

A former Manchester Alderman, assisted by her husband, continues to push for a law that would change the definition of a simple assault.

A Claremont teen who was assaulted by a math teacher at her high school testified this week in Concord to support a bill that would expand background checks.

A Portsmouth deputy chief testified in Concord in favor of a bill that would allow public access to Narcan, used to prevent overdoses on drugs like heroin.

Manchester officials continue to work with Uber on a city ride-sharing ordinance.

An attorney for a cabbie in Portsmouth is calling on city officials to suspend Uber activities until an ordinance is developed for the ride-sharing service.

Hudson voters will decide the fate of a proposed new fire station Saturday.


A transgender woman is suing Rockingham County, claiming she was sexually assaulted in jail.

The arson trial of a former Peterborough firefighter is expected to continue into a 5th week of testimony.

A judge has dismissed a convicted killer's claim that his defense attorney was ineffective in representing him-partly because of a relationship that attorney had with then-prosecutor Kelly Ayotte.

The trial of an accused child rapist ended in a mistrial Thursday.


Bail has been revoked for a man involved in a 2012 officer-involved shooting in Lee.

Keene is closing the book on the investigation into last year's riots near Pumpkinfest.

A suspect accused of robbing a woman at an ATM in Wolfeboro is facing more charges.

A Hampton man is facing charges of computer crimes related to soliciting a minor and graphic sex images.

Belmont's got a new police dog to help fight drug crime.


As of Monday, PSNH has a new name.


Tom Brady practiced yesterday despite his cold and some ankle issues.

The Pats have been dealing with some pranksters at their hotel who keep pulling fire alarms.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says the refs will be giving them hand signals so they can keep up with the Patriots' manuvers on offense during Sunday's Super Bowl.

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are taking the fall for deflategate.

Gronk and Marshawn Lynch (who actually talked!) faced off on the video game battlefield as part of a segment on Conan O'Brien's show. (WARNING: They're playing the not-yet-released Mortal Kombat X, a VERY violent video game, so what I'm saying is this video is NSFW.)

Aaron Hernandez will get to watch the Super Bowl in prison-if his fellow inmates agree.

UMass is among several schools taking precautions ahead of Sunday's game, banning guests in dorm rooms.

Other News

As part of a series of reforms in the wake of the controversy over sexual assaults on campus, Dartmouth's president is moving to ban booze on campus.

Portsmouth's Fire Chief is concerned about the lack of sprinklers in the city's elementary schools.

National and World News

ISIS is launching a new offensive.

Notorious hip-hop mogul Suge Knight has turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run accident that left one man dead.

A pretty daring guy climbed the icy walls of Niagra Falls.

Eddie Murphy will return to Saturday Night Live next month for the first time in 30 years.


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