Oct 30, 2015 5:11 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Friday, October 30, 2015

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Convicted rapist Owen Labrie will spend one year in prison after an emotional sentencing hearing on Thursday. He'll also have to immediately register as a sex offender.

Former Florida Governor George Bush, coming off Wednesday's lackluster debate performance, rejects the notion that his campaign is on life support, picking up an endorsement from former New Hampshire Governor and Senator Judd Gregg.

Former UNH Business School Dean Dan Innis is running for the First Congressional District seat a second time, and says that he'll be a better candidate as he looks to unseat incumbent Frank Guinta.

Police are looking for a suspect after someone shot a BB gun at a cat in Merrimack, forcing it to be euthanized.

Rochester Police say they're awaiting toxicology reports before deciding whether to proceed with charges in the apparent drug overdose death of Eve Tarmey.

NH1 News Investigates "On The Front Line"--as Manchester police, state police, and the DEA fight the drug trade in the Queen City.

A Newmarket mother charged with child endangerment last month is being monitored by the Rockingham County Sheriff’s office.

An Epping father was fined after witnesses say they saw his 3 year-old child hanging out a window-while he was playing a video game.

Two men reportedly seen trying to enter parked cars outside of the Walmart on North Broadway in Salem on Wednesday afternoon now face drug charges.

Strong winds Thursday led to downed power lines and about 10,000 Eversource customer outages on Thursday.

The Market Basket in Londonderry was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a gas leak.

A morning motor vehicle in Nashua stop led police to a man wanted as a fugitive from justice in Florida where he faces 23 felony counts for alleged credit card fraud.

Health insurance premiums are expected to increase an average of 5 percent for people in New Hampshire who get their insurance through in 2016.

New Hampshire is getting more than $23 million in assistance under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

A second round of hearings is scheduled for Portsmouth residents unhappy about their property tax assessments.

The New Hampshire Attorney General's office says the Merrimack Valley School District has been violating election laws at its annual meeting for years.

A local nonprofit got a big boost Thursday as they raise money to build a memorial to honor veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11.

The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease is launching a chapter in New Hampshire, and organizers want politicians vying for the Oval Office to start talking about the problem.

The U.S. Department of Energy is recommending approval of a proposal to move Canadian electricity to southern New England via a power line buried beneath Lake Champlain and then across much of Vermont.

Some of us at NH1 News are cat people, and we decided to celebrate National Cat Day with some photos of our favorite felines.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

A status conference hearing is being held this morning for Nathaniel Kibby, the man accused of kidnapping a Conway teen and sexually assaulting her over a period of 9 months.

Congressional representatives Annie Kuster and Frank Guinta hold a roundtable discussion on the growing heroin crisis at the NH Department of Safety in Concord.

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Nashua this afternoon, visiting his Main Street campaign office.

Top News

A 3-alarm fire in Manchester forced residents out of their homes late last night.

There's an effort underway to bring a recovery treatment center to the former Hoitt Furniture building in Manchester.

A judge is deciding whether felony charges should stand against an Epping man who shot a neighbor's pit bull after it killed two of his chickens.

A Nashua area-hotel spotlighted on a reality TV show for its poor conditions has been cleared of any health concerns, but inspectors say safety issues do need to be addressed.

New court documents reveal more details about what happened after police arrived on the scene to treat a 3-year old who later died. The girl's mother is now facing murder charges.

Lawyers for convicted killer Seth Mazzaglia met in court this week to go over sealed records.

The state says it's looking for a second lab to process the remaining blood samples from people who may have been exposed to contaminated well water at the former Pease Air Force Base.

Investigators say the report is nearly complete on the officer-involved shooting death of a Merrimack man 2 months ago.

5 years later, the family of a woman killed in Gilford continues to look for answers.

A Stratham resident is threatening to sue the town, saying it's not enforcing code and allowing a logging operation nearby to operate and cause him and his wife to have medical problems.

An Eagles club in Newmarket may lose their building, as they owe back taxes to the town and are facing eviction if they don't pay.


Hillary Clinton was back in New Hampshire Thursday, talking with students at White Mountain Community College in Berlin.

The town of Durham has received federal money to buy 43 acres for a town forest along the Lamprey River.

A rally is scheduled Sunday in Portsmouth to call for more "transparency in government".

Next month, City planners in Nashua will hear more about a proposal to bring a 96-unit apartment building to a section Main Street.


Defense attorneys for the driver of the dump truck involved in last year's accident in Merrimack that killed a Nashua woman want Kyle Witty's indictment dismissed, saying the state has no evidence.

The owner of a car dealership in Lancaster is expected to plead guilty next week to charges he scammed several banks out of nearly $800,000.

A Milford man has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank at a Shaw's Supermarket in Stratham.


Nine people were arrested on felony drug charges in Lebanon Thursday.

A head-on collision forced detours in Franklin this morning.

Police in Hampton believe a man whose lifeless body was found in a motel room this week died of a drug overdose.

Police in Pelham say a man is facing DWI charges after driving his car into a light pole.


The proposed Northern Pass transmission line project tends to get the most attention, but there's another transmission line proposal under consideration that would run between Londonderry and Massachusetts, and a public hearing was held last night to discuss it.

Lower student enrollment at community colleges in Nashua and Manchester have led to staff layoffs.

Planners have accepted the application of a proposed redevelopment project at the Balsams resort in northern New Hampshire.

The state's only residential treatment center for adolescent substance abuse is closing its program in Dublin.

A grocery store chain that's new to Manchester is open for business.


The Pats took care of business last night, stomping the Dolphins 36-7.

Rob Gronkowski's giving you a chance to join the family.

UNH Hockey is grabbing attention with the scoring from their second line, but now is the time for them to improve defensively to make it to the post season.

Other News

Roadwork is scheduled on I-93 Northbound in Windham next week.

A new Youth Resource Center is opening in Rochester next month, and hopes to reach out to the poor and homeless youth in the city.

A Barrington woman hired a professional medium this week to help clear her barn of troubled spirits, who she believes were responsible for a sinkhole on her property.

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