Mar 13, 2015 8:00 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Friday, March 13, 2015

Snow is in the forecast this weekend-get the latest from the NH1 forecast.

A homicide investigation is underway in Nashua.

Billy Flynn, the ex-lover of Pamela Smart convicted of shooting Smart's husband in 1990, was granted parole Thursday.

Around 20 people are out of their home after an apartment fire in Rochester Thursday night.

NH1 Investigates how "Revenge Porn" is a growing concern, including here in the Granite State.

The first elected transgender state rep is facing charges of a calling in a bomb threat to a Nashua hospital.

Few details have been released after a shooting in Manchester.

Police in Hampton say a 5 year-old called 911 after his dad suffered a heroin overdose, and now the dad is facing charges.

10 people are homeless after a fire in Nashua.

A bill that would raise minimum wage was rejected by the Senate.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry was back in the Granite State Thursday.

Read the NH1 Political Report, written by Kevin Landrigan.

Congressman Frank Guinta sat down with NH1 News Thursday and says he's in for a 2016 re-election bid.

Eversource has made a deal with state regulators to sell 12 energy plants.

Snowy weather may have contributed to an accident on I-89 near New London Thursday.

Today's NH1 Top 5: The top 5 restaurants in Durham.

May the Force be with you, again-Star Wars Episode VIII now has a release date.

A sequel's in the works for Disney's mega-popular "Frozen".

And now, a dog that walks on its hind legs. In a dress.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Former Florida Governor and likely 2016 Presidential candidate Jeb Bush makes a visit to New Hampshire. At 2:30 he'll host a business roundtable in Hudson at Integra Biosciences. At 6:30pm, he'll attend a house party hosted by former New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Fergus Cullen.

The 48th Annual New Hampshire State Home Show kicks off today and continues through the weekend at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester.

The Governor is holding an event at 2pm to announce that today is "Francophone Day" in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Employment Security is holding a job fair at Exeter Town Hall from 10am to 2pm today.

The statewide final competition for the 2015 New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud program will take place at Representatives Hall at the State House in Concord at 5:30pm. The winner will represent New Hampshire at the national championship in Washington, D.C.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Residents of Beechstone Apartments in Portsmouth plan to file a class-action lawsuit after they became frustrated with water damage to a number of units and a slow response by the landlord.

The NH Senate has voted in favor of a bill that would allow two casinos in the Granite State.

Rockingham County Commissioners are waiting to talk with their county attorney to explain why she fired an employee who's filed a whistleblower lawsuit.

A Londonderry man accused of shooting his wife and a friend in Saco, Maine-allegedly because his lover threatened to tell the wife about their affair-has been indicted.

A 17 year-old girl suffered leg injuries after a snowmobile crash at Jericho Mountain State Park yesterday.


The NH House has voted to repeal a law passed just last year that establishes a "buffer zone" around abortion clinics, intended to separate protestors from patients.

A bill to increase funding to charter schools passed the House on Thursday.

Marijuana-related bills are moving on to votes in the Senate after getting the thumbs up from the NH House this week.

A bill allowing mandatory paid sick leave was rejected Thursday.

The Senate has approved a bill that would allow charges to be brought in the death of a fetus in certain cases.

The Senate also delayed a vote on extending the state's Medicaid expansion program.

Henniker residents will decide whether or not to fund replacing its town garage and several plows wiped out by a fire.

Union workers plan to protest at one of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's appearance in New Hampshire this weekend.

Hillary Clinton continues to put together a team here in New Hampshire.

Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore paid a visit to Dover last night as he considers a 2016 White House run.

Officials at the ride-sharing service Uber say they're concerned about a proposed ordinance in Portsmouth that would regulate taxi service and their company.

Despite a setback at the polls this week, officials at Oyster River School District remain optimistic that a new track and turf field will be built.

Brookline voters have approved funding to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline.


A Newmarket father accused of beating his infant child remains in jail after waiving a probable cause hearing Thursday.

A hearing in the manslaughter case of Kyle Witty is set for March 31. Witty was the driver of a truck that hit another car on Route 101A in Merrimack last summer, killing the car's driver.

A duck hunter from Londonderry is on trial after being accused of taking advantage of a bird-watcher's corn to aid him in shooting some game.


A former administrator of an assisted-living home in Rochester has been charged with stealing $68,000 from her former employers.

A man from Connecticut and a woman from Lebanon are facing charges after a large amount of heroin was found in a home in the Upper Valley.


Months after filing for bankruptcy, GT Advanced says it's getting $100 million in financing as it recovers from a deal gone sour with Apple.

Windham residents discussed a power line proposal at a meeting this week.

Other News

A 91-year old cab driver is retiring in Nashua.

An intersection near Portsmouth High School is being re-worked this summer to help improve safety.

The Cocheco Valley Humane Society is moving forward on plans for a new shelter complex.

National and World News

A man who says he was carjacked by the Tsarnaev brothers in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013 took the stand to testify Thursday.

A "violent sleepwalking" defense exonerated a man accused of strangling his 4 year-old child.

Police and other groups are working to quell tension in Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting of two police officers.

President Obama made an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night.

Will Ferrell played in a lot of spring training games today, all for charity.


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