Dec 18, 2014 8:30 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

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A Grand Jury has returned 205 indictments against Nathaniel Kibby for the kidnapping of a Conway teenager last October. Read more about the indictments here-but be warned, some of the details may be disturbing.

A poultry processing plant has gotten the OK in Concord.

Cab drivers are fired up in Portsmouth over the arrival of the Uber driving service.

Two people have been charged after they were found with guns near the area where shots were reportedly fired yesterday afternoon in Hooksett.

A lack of space has forced Merrimack County's only family homeless shelter to turn people away.

There's a bedbug problem at a Somersworth apartment complex.

House Speaker Shawn Jasper-under seige?

2 people have been arrested at the Hooksett Wal-Mart on shoplifting charges.

A wrong-way driver was arrested last night on Interstate 393 in Concord.

A Gonic man is facing drug charges after being found with 2 overdose victims and a 2-year old child in a Rochester home.

A Manchester man's facing charges in connection with a stabbing on Cedar Street Wednesday afternoon.

A Nashua is charged with several counts of domestic violence.

Somersworth's mayor is firing back at accusations his city is the most dangerous in New Hampshire.

NH1's Paul Steinhauser and Kevin Landrigran take a closer look at Jeb Bush's ramped-up interest in a 2016 presidential run.

On the lighter side: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake are at it again in a sketch with a New Hampshire connection.

Events we're following today from the NH1 Media Center

Genevieve Kelley will be arraigned today for fleeing a decade ago with her then 8-year-old daughter during a custodial dispute that involved unproven allegations of the child being sexually abused by Kelley's former husband.

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to be in court today for a pretrial status hearing, the last pretrial conference before his jury trial begins Jan. 5. It will be the first time he's been seen since shortly after his arrest in 2013.

Today at 10:30 a.m. Congresswoman Kuster will visit the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton to deliver holiday cards as part of her Holiday Cards for Heroes Program, where students at participating schools make holiday cards for local veterans to thank them for their service.

This afternoon around 4:15pm the Granite State Organizing Project and the United Valley Interfaith Project will hold prayer vigils at five separate title loan locations across the state on to protest against usury and predatory lending.

At 7 p.m. the Concord Monitor is sponsoring a discussion about the homeless issue at the First Congregational Church. Homlessness has been the subject of a week-long series by the paper.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The Conway teen who was kidnapped has a long road to recovery, according to experts.

An accident near the Massachusetts state line tied up traffic on I-93 this morning.

The "official" House majority leader says he expects the rift in the GOP to heal by the time the next session starts.

Concerns in Merrimack over the latest proposed route for a natural gas pipeline.

The owner of a NH pain clinic says his patients seem to be OK after receiving tainted medicine that was connected to arrests of the providers of that medicine Wednesday.

Police in Brentwood are asking for help to send their officers to a ceremony honoring fallen police officer Steven Arkell in Washington this spring.

A group in Exeter is appealing the denial of a homeless day center.


Senator Ayotte is critical of the President's decision to work towards normalizing relations with Cuba.

Derry is taking steps to improve its rundown buildings in the downtown area.

Whoops: A company providing assessment tests for Nashua schools may have given the city some bad info about the test scoring.

The state is moving to make it easier for "distance learning".


Gary Lee Sampson was back in court yesterday for the first time in over a decade.

A man accused in a 2011 Hampstead home invasion is asking a judge to throw out evidence that led to his arrest.

A man from Michigan who had to be rescued from Franconia Ridge in 2012 after getting injured is fighting his $9300 rescue bill.

A trial date has been set for a man accused of driving drunk and killing a retired New Hampshire judge in Durham.

An ex-Peterborough firefighter accused in a 2013 arson case will go to trial next month.


They've identified the man who tried to make off with $1000 worth of toys from the Rochester Wal-Mart.

3 men have been arrested on accusations they stole a truck and auto parts from a Merrimack car dealership.

A pair of men have been charged in a gas station credit card scam in Rochester.

A man from Milton has been charged after being revived from a heroin overdose.

A man was rescued after getting stuck in mud along the seacoast yesterday.

A seacoast lawyer has been arrested for the second time on theft charges.

Derry's fire chief is retiring after 12 years on the job.


Former Governor John Lynch is behind an effort to bring a new bank to New Hampshire.

Another "Fast Casual" restaurant is opening near Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua.


The Bruins picked up a win in overtime last night.

There's rumors of a trade involving the Celtics' Rajon Rondo.

The Monarchs took care of business in their trip to Portland Wednesday.

Darrell Revis isn't expecting a warm welcome when he visits his former team Sunday.

Other news

A story we've discussed before-there's concerns that the new women's state prison may already be too small.

Good news for residents in Salem who live near the town's former wastewater treatment plant: it doesn't look like any contaminants from the plant have spread to private property.

Should the Mastadon be the "official fossil" of New Hampshire?

Nashua's cheerleaders will be performing in Disney's Christmas Day parade.

World and National News

The U.S. intends to blame North Korea for the Sony Pictures email hack that led to the cancellation of the release of the movie "The Interview".

In the wake of the President's decision to begin normalizing relations with Cuba, the debate over the communist country has been reignited.

Vladmir Putin is blaming western economic sanctions for his country's economic crisis.


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