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All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, April 23, 2015


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A photo of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev flipping off a security camera was shown to jurors during the sentencing phase of his trial this week.

Police in Keene say a woman is facing charges for helping her boyfriend-wanted for murder-avoid capture.

Could Laconia be the next destination for the former Keene Pumpkin Festival?

Oops: Our cameraman caught a State Representative rub bumpers with Hillary Clinton's van during her visit to Concord Tuesday.

For now, Governor Maggie Hassan is staying neutral in the race for the Democratic nomination for President.

Ohio's Governor says he'll be back in New Hampshire as he continues to mull over a 2016 White House run.

A sex assault victim testified in Concord yesterday, looking to close a loophole that allows sex offenders to hold hunting or fishing licenses.

The NH Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on a voter registration law.

The state DOT has begun installing toll cameras to help collect payments.

Dover residents are reacting to a proposed tax increase as the city debates its next budget.

A blunt obituary from the parents of a heroin overdose victim have got people talking on social media.

Should New Hampshire continue to have a death penalty on the books? NH1 News Investigates.

Jasper the bloodhound, the newest member of the Strafford County Sheriff's Department, met students from Rollinsford who helped choose his name. We have a photo gallery of the meetup as well.

It was Earth Day yesterday, and the Children's Museum of New Hampshire held events to mark the day.

The Pats' 2015 schedule is out-here's the details.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Rockingham County Sheriff Michael Downing will be laid to rest today. Downing died last week after a battle of cancer.

The last of three men charged in connection with last summer's attack of a pizza delivery driver in Somersworth will be in court today. Sentencing for Jonathan Wilson will take place at 1pm.

Nashua Police are holding an Internet Safety Parents Workshop at 6:30pm at Bicentennial Elementary School to offer tips and resources on how to keep children safe while surfing online.

A public information session is scheduled tonight at 7pm in Newington to discuss a proposed upgrade to Eversource's transmission lines that run through several Seacoast towns.

Happy 10th anniversary to YouTube. It all started with this video.

Top News

Governor Maggie Hassan says New Hampshire can only support 1 casino.

6 people have been arrested in a series of drug raids in Manchester.

Merrimack police are looking for a would-be robber who attacked a clerk while trying to rob a convenience store.

Dover held a public hearing on its $62 million dollar budget...and nobody showed up?

A Manchester high grad is being hailed as a hero after catching a girl who fell 30 feet off an escalator at a mall in Kansas last weekend.

Uber officials say they're going to keep operating the ride-sharing service in Manchester, despite being told by the city they have to adhere to the same regulations as taxi services.

Fellow police officers and the public paid their respects to Rockingham County Sheriff Michael Downing Wednesday. Downing died after a battle with cancer last week.

So far, New Hampshire has seen a drop in deadly crashes.

A draft plan from NH Fish & Game is calling for a reduction of the bear population.


Hillary Clinton's visit to NH is being dissected in a number of ways. Her staff has been accused of "planting" people at a visit to a downtown bakery in Keene Monday. Other supporters aren't happy she didn't stop to say hello while they stood outside in the rain before a visit to another business.

Donald Trump has signed a lease for office space in downtown Manchester, more signs he's getting serious about a 2016 run.

Former White House Chief of Staff for George W. Bush, Andrew Card, spoke to Pinkerton Academy students on Wednesday.

The state is looking for some federal help to complete the I-93 widening project.

Notes from Governor Hassan are part of the massive number of emails leaked in the Sony Pictures hack, though none of them are particularly exciting reads.

A proposed alternate plan for a downtown parking garage in Portsmouth is getting blasted by a City Councilor who supports the original plan.

Portsmouth is stepping in to voice their concerns as the state reviews a proposed expansion of a propane storage facility in Newington.

Durham officials are voicing their opposition to Eversource's plan to build steel towers along a 13-mile transmission route, most of which runs through the town.


According to court documents, prosecutors say an ex-Seabrook cop wasn't involved in the arrest of a man he's been accused of assaulting in an incident that was caught on camera.

A Somersworth man has been indicted after being accused of threatening a woman with an ax.


A serious accident closed a portion of Route 108 in Rochester this morning.

Another crash downed a pole on Route 125 in Milton Thursday.

A SUV stolen in Manchester has been found in Dunbarton.

2 people have been arrested in a Tuesday night robbery at a CVS Pharmacy.

Merrimack Police have charged a man accused of kidnapping a woman and holding her at gunpoint in his home.

A Derry man has been accused of a sexual assault in Nashua.

Police are looking for a man who ran across I-93 to get away from them, and his sister is also facing charges.

UNH students are being warned not to go overboard during Cinco de Mayo.

A Seabrook police officer has been recognized for his response to a machete attack.


The Groton Wind energy plant is nearing final approval as it appears to have resolved several issues with the state.

An investment adviser has downgraded its recommendation on Eversource stock, citing delays in the Northern Pass expansion project as part of its concerns.

A developer's plan to turn the old police station in Manchester into a storage facility has been bogged down over concerns about everything from terrorism to the taking of civil liberties.

New Hampshire still has a high rate of foreclosures, but the overall number is down.

Other News

Nashua's Harbor Homes veterans' facility has been chosen to take part in a study to help identify best practices for organizations that focus on veterans issues.

UNH researchers have figured out a new way to detect a bacteria that's been impacting the shellfish population.

Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw will be appearing in Portsmouth next month.

A man featured in a local newspaper doing some treasure hunting in downtown Concord may not have been doing it legally.

National and World News

The White House says a US counter-terrorism operation killed two American Al-Qaida operatives-but also killed 2 hostages, one of them American.

The family of Michael Brown, the black man shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is planning to file a lawsuit.

Protests continue in Baltimore over the death of a black man in police custody, and a police union official is under fire for referring to the protests as a "lynch mob".

The Vatican has ended its highly controversial investigation of American nuns.

The inspiration for the iconic "Rosie the Riveter" image has died.

A U.S. Marshal was caught on video smashing the phone of a woman while she was filming an arrest.

Robert Downey Jr. walked out of an interview promoting "Avengers 2" when he apparently got uncomfortable discussing his past.


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