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All Things New Hampshire: Friday, July 24, 2015


3 people are dead, including the gunman, after a shooting at a movie theater in Louisiana.

Amid claims of ethics violations, the chief of police in New Durham was fired by selectmen Thursday, over objections from residents.

We told you earlier this week about armed local volunteers who have begun standing watch outside military recruitment centers...so far there have been no problems, but in Ohio a volunteer outside a center accidentally fired his rifle.

Property managers and owners of a condo complex in Hooksett got an earful last night from tenants who still aren't back in their homes months after heavy snow damaged the roof.

Investigators continue to work to find the cause of a fire at a home in Farmington, the same place where police discovered a marijuana growing operation and a meth lab weeks before.

A man awaiting trial in Belknap County on charges of negligent homicide and second degree assault is being sought after removing his electronic bracelet and fleeing the area.

A Thornton Central School kindergartner with behavioral issues is not getting the education he needs and is entitled to, according to his mother. NH1's Paul Meuller investigates.

Governor Hassan has proposed a compromise spending plan that cuts business taxes, but raises taxes in other areas. Read more about the goings-on in Concord with Kevin Landrigan and the NH1 Political Report.

Ohio Governor John Kasich, campaigning in New Hampshire, says he's not worried about standing out in the race for President.

Jeb Bush is also in New Hampshire and calls Democratic attacks over his comments on Medicare "ridiculous".

A New Hampshire filmmaker is working on a film documenting the state's heroin epidemic.

John Wentworth entered a not guilty plea Thursday to breaking into two Stratham homes back in June while he was out on parole and ordered to be at a treatment facility.

An inmate is missing from a Manchester halfway house.

A serious accident tied up traffic in Salem this morning.

Police in Keene are searching for a parking lot purse snatcher.

A man accused of breaking into several homes in the Concord area last fall entered a guilty plea Thursday and will serve prison time.

A man who allegedly pointed a gun at a woman and her teenage daughter and threatened to shoot them faces a felony charge of criminal threatening.

A Massachusetts man was arrested in Nashua Wednesday on a warrant for unarmed robbery and possession of a firearm without a license.

Police are looking for a vehicle that made off with several thousands of dollars of equipment belonging to a contractor who was doing work at Lakes Region Community College.

A road closure from one accident led to a second accident in Manchester.

Conservation officers were kept busy rescuing several injured Appalachian Trail hikers this week.

Catholic Medical Center and city officials in Manchester are hoping to raise awareness about ticks with a special event next week.

A Portsmouth restaurant remains closed after a burst pipe left several inches of water throughout the building.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Police in Portsmouth are conducting an emergency response drill at city schools today.

Rick Santorum makes a rare campaign appearance in New Hampshire today.

Top News

Saturday will mark the 4th anniversary of the last night 11 year-old Celina Cass was seen alive, and 4 years later, family members are frustrated they are no closer to solving the mystery of her disappearance and death.

Friends are mourning the death of the Exeter woman who was killed this week when she was struck by a dump truck while riding her bicycle.

A new poll suggests more people than ever are concerned about the drug epidemic in the state.

There's a debate over how to release the results of blood tests for kids exposed to the contaminated well at Pease International Tradeport.

A judge has refused to put off the trial of the former Litchfield principal accused of embezzling money from the religious school she oversaw, setting a trial date for early next year.

Selectmen in Boscawen have given the OK to posting of signs along a stretch of the Merrimack River that's been the site of recent drownings.


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has hired a New Hampshire State Director for his Democratic Presidential campaign.

Donald Trump has announced support from a coalition of veterans.

A recent poll suggests a growing number of people think First District Congressman Frank Guinta should resign over his campaign finance violations.

Dover's Parking Commission is proposing free parking for veterans.


A Derry man has been indicted on charges he was intoxicated when his vehicle struck and killed a motorcyclist back in May, and then fled the scene of the crash.

The former administrator of Rochester's Gafney Home has been indicted for stealing more that $68,000 from the assisted living facility-and she may have had help from another woman.

Saying he's been "thumbing his nose" at the system for too long, a judge sentenced to jail a former Merrimack resident with a long arrest record and a history of ignoring his probation orders.

The Manchester man believed to be ‘Jack the Snipper’ is facing state prison time for his latest indecent exposure case involving an 11-year-old girl at a Salem bookstore.

A judge issued a stiffer sentence Thursday for the man accused of faking his credentials to officiate several weddings along the Seacoast-including his niece's-and then trying to cover it up.

A Durham woman accused of carrying cocaine, Suboxone pills, child pornography images and stolen goods after a police chase in Salem has been indicted by a Rockingham County Superior Court grand jury.


An increased police presence has helped curb a rash of break-ins around one Pembroke neighborhood.

Police and a veterinarian say the odd death of a horse in Chester doesn't appear to be suspicious.

The burglary of a Pleasant Street home in Laconia late Tuesday evening remains under investigation

A Barnstead man has been hospitalized after his vehicle crashed into a bridge.

A mother was injured after her 12 year-old son lost control of his ATV.

Other News

Portsmouth's Strawbery Banke Museum wants to extend skating season at its rink.

A Weare boy who's been battling lukemia is heading to Disney World thanks to the Make-a-Wish foundation.


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