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All Things New Hampshire: Monday, November 22, 2015

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The man charged with child pornography who lived in the same Alexandria home where an 11-month-old boy died last weekend has a prior criminal record and was on probation.

One of two men charged in the stabbing death of Benjamin Marcum in Nashua back in March has been indicted on a robbery charge connected to the incident.

A private funeral has been arranged for Bella Bond, the young girl known only for months as "Baby Doe" whose body was found on a Massachusetts beach back in June.

Two people are dead after a head-on collision on Route 9 in Antrim Saturday evening.

Police in Portsmouth are investigating a woman's untimely death.

A Belmont man is facing aggravated DWI charges after an crash early Saturday morning that left a 17 year-old with serious injuries.

A grand jury has indicted a Nashua man on a charge of attempted murder in connection with a drive-by shooting that injured a teenager in August.

A new poll suggests that if Mitt Romney were to get into the Republican Presidential race, he'd hold a 2 to 1 lead over Donald Trump.

Kevin Landrigan's NH Political Report tells us about a potential 3rd major Republican candidate looking to get in to the Primary race.

Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson says "logistics" is the reason he's made infrequent visits to New Hampshire.

South Carolina Senator and GOP candidate Lindsey Graham says he wants to take the fight against ISIS on the road.

The state agency in charge of training police officers says the program is in need of additional funding.

A subsidiary of Kinder Morgan has filed an application with federal regulators to build its proposed natural gas pipeline that cuts southern New Hampshire and western Massachusetts.

Residents of a mobile home park in Milford are complaining about stray birdshot from nearby pheasant hunters.

New Hampshire's Catholic Bishop is urging elected officials to allow Syrian refugees to find shelter here in New Hampshire.

The final numbers are in for New Hampshire's Presidential primary-60 candidates in all filed paperwork.

Got an opinion on one or more of the state's 16 welcome centers? You'll soon get a chance to weigh in.

An outside review panel says Dartmouth College is on track in implementing an ambitious plan to overhaul its campus culture.

NH Fish & Game is receiving a $5,000 donation for its canine program.

The EPA is honoring Keene State for keeping some of its trash out of landfills.

Concord firefighters, used to cooling things down on the job, gave some heat back to the community over the weekend.

UNH football took care of business against UMaine on Saturday, and now awaits word to see if they'll get into the CAA playoffs.

New Hampshire Motor Speedway has kicked off the 5th annual Gift of Lights display.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Mark Ross appears in court today for a probable cause hearing. He's one of 3 people charged in connection with the drug overdose death of Spaulding High School student Eve Tarmey last month.

The family of the 2-year old kidnapped by her babysitter in Massachusetts-then found naked and with a shaved head on the side of a road-will be in court Monday as the accused kidnapper makes her first appearance.

A vigil is being held this evening in Alexandria in memory of Shawn Sylvester, the 11-month-old boy who died last weekend in what the Medical Examiner's office is calling a homicide.

William Shine will be sentenced in court today. The Franklin man was convicted earlier this year of forcing a teenage girl into prostitution.

Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley continues his Democratic Presidential campaign with several stops in the Granite State today. He'll speak at Bedford High School this morning, then hold a town hall meeting at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. This afternoon he holds another town hall meeting at the Riverwoods Retirement Community in Exeter.

Republican Presidential candidate and South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham tours businesses in Hillsborough and Keene today before holding a town hall meeting of his own at Franklin Pierce University tonight.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Around 370 New Hampshire National Guardsmen are serving their country overseas this Thanksgiving.

A street-by-street breakdown of 2015 drug overdose calls in Nashua shows that they are happening everywhere.

A new study suggests that wage inequality has grown more in New Hampshire over the past decade than in almost any other state.

A New Hampshire businessman is recovering at a Boston hospital after being seriously injured during a boating accident in the Carribean.

Rochester wants to change the way pawn shops and secondhand dealers keep track of their transactions and move to an electronic system, but local businesses say it would threaten their livelihood.


A potentially big development for Republican Presidential candidates focusing their efforts here in New Hampshire, as CNN says it plans to use the candidates' standing in polls in the Granite State to help determine who to invite to its December 15th debate in Las Vegas.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie touted his foreign policy experience as the GOP Presidential candidate held town halls in Stratham and Windham on Saturday.

Another Republican candidate, John Kasich, was in New Hampshire this past weekend, appearing at a house party in Dover.

Donald Trump and Ohio Governor John Kasich continue their Twitter war.

Portsmouth's City Attorney Robert Sullivan is challenging a request that attorney fees for two hospitals involved in the case overturning the inheritance of former police Sergeant Aaron Goodwin be paid from inheritances to the police and fire departments.

Nashua's Board of Alderman will take up the controversial issue of pension funding when they meet tomorrow evening.

Merrimack's Town Council wants the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consolidate its review of several different pipeline proposals, including the proposed Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline.

Franklin's mayor is speaking out against a lawsuit by the Forest Society opposing the Northern Pass' attempt to build on a public right-of-way that cuts through land they own.

The New Hampshire Lakes Association wants the legislature to tighten up its rules to allow boaters who bring invasive species to state waters to be fined.

Inauguration day has been set for incoming Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess.


A Walpole man accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old Hinsdale girl in her home Easter Sunday is expected to plead guilty.

A 27-year old man from Salem has been indicted on child pornography charges stemming from a raid of his home about a month ago.

New Hampshire prosecutors say a sex offender convicted in 1987 shouldn't be removed from a requirement that he register for life based solely on a recent state Supreme Court ruling.\

Two men accused of participating in an August drive-by shooting in downtown Nashua have been indicted on multiple charges.

A Rochester man who police say had a marijuana-growing operation in his home wants evidence suppressed in his upcoming trial, saying a search of his home was unconstitutional.

A Hudson man has been indicted for threatening and assaulting two police officers who were trying to arrest him for a breach of bail.


Manchester Police say they've made 5 more arrests in connection with the anti-drug initiative known as "Operation Granite Hammer".

Police in the Queen City are also investigating a robbery at a convenience store on Somerville Street Sunday night.

An injured hiker from Belmont was carried off Cardigan Mountain in Orange after calling 911 for help Saturday afternoon.

A 48-year-old Lebanon man is facing felony charges in connection with a report of shots fired in the city's Hanover Street area Thursday evening.

A Hampton man is facing charges after police say he swung a tomahawk at his roomate.

A homeless woman was arrested in Vermont on charges she stole a donation jar from a convenience store in Keene.

With the holiday season approaching, police are warning you not to have packages delivered to your house when you're not around-or risk having them stolen.

Manchester's former police chief is getting set to take the reins in Portsmouth on an interim basis.


Ski resorts in the northeast are hoping for a repeat of last winter, where the snow stuck around a long time and made for a great season.

New Hampshire home sales appear to have risen in October.

The Main Street construction project is finally over in Concord-how did local business fare during work for the project?

The Dairy Queen on Broad Street in Nashua, a mainstay in the city for decades, is being sold to make way for a proposed Dunkin' Donuts.

Other News

A funeral was held Sunday for a former counselor at a camp in Northwood who was killed in Israel last week.

The orphan bear cubs who with their mother were known as the "Jackson 5" before mom was killed by a hunter are now at a rehab facility and are fattening up ahead of the winter hibernating sesaon.

A former church in Laconia was demolished last week, but preservationists are upset over a clerical error that if caught would have held off the wrecking ball.

The Tons of Turkeys food drive helped provide 22 tons of turkeys for needy families around New Hampshire.

The Festival of Trees fundraiser was held last weekend in Concord.

A piece of town history is hanging once more in the Town Hall in Hopkinton.

New Hampshire's first single malt whiskey was released to the public for the first time on Saturday.

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