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All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, June 18, 2015

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Remy Gross-Santos, the Portsmouth teen accused of driving drunk and falling asleep at the wheel when he struck two women walking in Hampton last year, was found guilty Wednesday on two charges of second-degree assault.

In a surprise move, both Genevieve and Scott Kelley have pleaded guilty to charges of custodial interference. The Whitefield couple disappeared with Genevieve's daughter from a previous marriage back in 2005, resurfacing only within the last year.

A judge has denied a bid to move the trial of serial killer Gary Lee Sampson.

Donald Trump was in New Hampshire Wednesday night and talked one-on-one with NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser. A man from Derry got arrested at Trump's event.

Also in New Hampshire Wednesday: Ohio Governor John Kasich, who met with Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas and former Senator John Sununu as he considers a 2016 run.

A tax break that officials at Newington-based Planet Fitness were pushing for has gotten a thumbs up from budget negotiators from both the House and Senate.

Test results are in from 100 people who had access to contaminated water from a well at Pease International Tradeport.

NH1 Investigates deceptive debt collectors, who may be scaring you into giving them your hard-earned money.

BB gun vandals are being sought in Laconia, where one man caught them on video smashing the window of his van.

Police in Dover are looking for suspects in a case of credit and debit card fraud-people who steal data, make copies of credit cards, and use them to buy gift cards.

One of the drivers involved in Tuesday night's accident on Route 28 in Salem has died.

A Concord man is facing charges in connection with an accidental shooting at a McDonald's last weekend.

US Marshals have tracked down a Manchester man wanted for robbery.

A New Hampshire woman has been accused of embezzling money from Veterans' Affairs in Vermont.

A Londonderry teen has been charged with threatening and vandalism.

A teacher in Cheshire County has been charged with child endangerment after police say she left children with her son-a convicted child pornographer.

A teen will spend 5 months in jail after leading police on a snowmobile chase in the North Country.

4 cats and 2 birds died in Tuesday's house fire in Peterborough.

A family in Rochester is holding a fundraiser for a teen who lost one of her legs to cancer.

It's a regular political campaign stop in New Hampshire, but selectmen in Exeter are now considering raising the fees for using their town hall.

Laconia Motorcycle Week continues-check out some of the sights and sounds from the NH1 Motorcycle.

Rindge Lake is now free of algae bloom.

Ex-Patriot players paid a visit to a New Hampshire high school football team.

New Hampshire musician Sam Robbins performed in the NH1 Studios.

Check out the winner of a NOAA weather photo contest-Joe Joyce shares some amazing images.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

A big day of budget talk in Concord. Governor Hassan has announced a media availability at 10:45am. Lawmakers are set to meet this afternoon at 1pm.

The New Hampshire Supreme Court will hear arguments in the appeal of a Vermont man convicted of negligent homicide in the 2010 gunpowder plant explosion in Colebrook that killed two workers.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will campaign in Hampton this afternoon, holding a town hall meeting at the Galley Hatch Restaurant.

The 15th annual Master Sand Sculpting Competition gets underway at Hampton Beach today.

The 5K run/walk for Mental Health takes place tonight in Manchester.

Top News

For the first time publicly, Governor Hassan is threatening a veto of the state budget.

Members of the Portsmouth Police Commission got an earful from the public critical of its handling of the inheritance case of Sergeant Aaron Goodwin, who some accuse of manipulating an elderly woman into leaving him millions of dollars.

Remember that big water leak in Dover that was costing the city 1 million gallons a day? City officials now think it's not one big leak, but a number of smaller ones scattered throughout the city.

Lots of Portsmouth cabbie news to tell you about. Some cabbies are complaining that Uber drivers are soliciting fares on the street. That news comes as the City Council has set a date for a public hearing on an ordinance regulating the ride-sharing service. Elsewhere, a Portsmouth cab driver's road rage case has been reopened.

State Police have arrested a man from Raymond they say led them on a chase on Route 101, swiped a bridge abutment, then stabbed himself in the chest.

Government/Politics

Some highlights of budget talks in Concord: State workers won't be getting a pay raise. More funding for substance abuse programs will likely be part of an upcoming state budget deal. The issue of rising prison overtime costs, however, remains unresolved.

Former GOP Presidential candidate and businessman Steve Forbes spoke in Manchester Wednesday night.

The Hillary Clinton campaign has opened a campaign office in Portsmouth.

A number of New Hampshire towns are hiring an attorney to aid them in their opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Despite the cancellation of Derryfest this year, and questions about its financial books, some town councilors remain optimistic that the event can still be held in September.

Derry's Town Council has given approval to a solar farm project at the town's landfill.

Bedford's town manager has abruptly resigned after just 15 months on the job.

Courts

A nursing home worker in Portsmouth has been found guilty of stealing from a patient.

A Manchester man has been convicted of taking in a teen who worked as a prostitute out of his home, as well as drug charges.

Police/Fire

A Maine fugitive charged in a violent break-in was taken into custody in Manchester.

A Connecticut man is facing charges from Merrimack police, accused of throwing a girl on the ground and threatening her after she left a mall restroom.

Members of the Raymond Historical Society say historic railroad artifacts have been stolen from a caboose outside the old Raymond Depot.

An accident on Hanover Street in Manchester left one person injured.

A Hollis man is facing assault charges.

Two people were taken into custody at the DMV in Salem, accused of using false documents.

A Maine woman is facing charges after state police say she tried to fill false prescriptions in Exeter.

Retired Nashua Fire Rescue Chief Brian Morrissey will get $113,887 in pension payments annually.

Business

A Hannaford supermarket is set to move into Bedford next year at a site formerly occupied by Stop & Shop.

The sale of the 101 year-old Colonial Theatre is being viewed as a huge boost to the downtown Laconia economy.

Eversource is planning a major transformer upgrade in downtown Portsmouth.

The SEC has filed fraud charges against a Massachusetts-based firm operating in New Hampshire, accusing Interinvest of funneling client's money into penny stocks that the owner had a stake in.

Sports

New Hampshire will be represented in the PGA's U.S. Open Championship this weekend.

Other News

The administrators of the SAT tests say despite a misprint in a booklet used in the June 6th tests, they stand behind the results, but are also waiving the fee for students who want to take the test again this fall.

A former Epsom Selectman is being remembered after dying from a work-related injury over the weekend.

A local brewery is creating an ale in memory of the late Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney, shot and killed during a drug investigation back in 2012.

In what is hopefully the last chapter of a lengthy and sometimes strange debate, Pembroke Academy's top administrator will keep the title of Headmaster after the school board reversed its own decision late Tuesday night.

"Fifi", a WWII-era B-29 bomber, is coming to Nashua on Friday.

The language of music connected students at one Merrimack school with their counterparts in Africa this week.

National and World News

They are still looking for the gunman who walked into a church in Charleston, South Carolina, and shot and killed 9 people.

An alert air traffic controller helped avoid a serious accident between two planes on the runway.

A new report suggests that Brian Williams won't be back in the anchor chair at NBC Nightly News.

A woman may not appear on the 20 dollar bill, as supporters like Senator Jeanne Shaheen had hoped, but a woman will be appearing on the 10 dollar bill (Sorry, Alexander Hamilton).

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