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All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, May 7, 2015


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Police in Rochester are looking for a green pickup truck they believe was involved in a deadly hit-and-run accident early this morning.

State Police are investigating the death of a police officer from Nashua, but say foul play is not suspected.

One of two men from Canada extradited back to the U.S. to face charges in the 1988 murders of a same-sex couple appeared in court in Nashua Wednesday. The family of one of the victims is speaking out about the case. Here's a timeline of events in the case.

Bail has been increased for the second man charged in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Nashua back in March.

A Charleston woman is recovering after being robbed and tied up in her own home.

Portsmouth Police Sergeant Aaron Goodwin defended his relationship with Geraldine Webber during a hearing Wednesday that will determine if Goodwin will receive a $2.1 million inheritance she left him.

A bill that would provide backing for a $28 million bond to renovate the Balsams resort has won approval in the NH House.

The House also approved a bill that would restrict the sale of synthetic drugs.

The Hillary Clinton campaign is snapping up office space in Manchester.

Ohio Governor John Kasich was in New Hampshire Wednesday, and says his entry into the 2016 Presidential race is a question of funding.

Which presidential candidates are getting the most traffic on Facebook?

A former hospital tech in Dover is on trial, accused of groping a patient.

Another day, another brush fire, including one in Merrimack and more in the Lakes Region that required help from helicopters. NH1's Siobhan Lopez got an up-close look at how brush fires are spotted. Don't worry, though, Chief Meteorologist Joe Joyce says hurricane season is coming early this year. Wait, what?

A man is facing charges in Manchester after making threats with a gun after he was denied entry in a bar.

Manchester police have arrested a man after finding him with nearly 25 grams of heroin.

A woman has been sentenced for digging up her father's grave in her search for his "real will".

Hikers from Quebec have been rescued after running into trouble in the White Mountains.

Fine, let's talk about Deflategate. Read the whole thing if you like. Here's a timeline of events to refresh your memory. Reaction from fans is mixed.

A new report suggests that New Hampshire is the 4th-best place to be a working mom.

A caught on camera that will probably make you say "yuck"-video of a girl spitting in and spraying cleaner in her roomate's food.

Not sure how I feel about this: Self-driving rigs are being tested in Nevada.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Chris Christie is back in the Granite State today, attending the Lincoln Day Dinner at the Keene Country Club.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is also in New Hampshire, atteding a town hall meeting at the Kingston and holding a Meet and Greet at the Nine Lions Tavern in Deerfield

Scott Kelley will be in court today in Lancaster. He and his wife Genevieve Kelley are accused of custodial interference and witness tampering after disappearing with Genevieve's daughter from a previous marriage for 10 years.

Governor Hassan will be on had for a groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion project at GE Aviation in Hooksett at noon today.

A probable cause hearing will be held Thursday for Joseph Lawrence of Merrimack, accused of shooting and killing his wife in their home last month.

The NH Senate will take up a bill today that would repeal a law that creates a buffer zone between protestors and entrances to abortion clinic.

The 11th annual Dartmouth Symposium on Substance Abuse is being held today in Hanover.

A public meeting is scheduled tonight at 7pm in Newington to discuss a request by Sea-3 to be granted an exemption from a review by a state committee of their proposed expansion of their propane storage facility.

Top News

Police think items recovered at a pawn shop in New York City may provide a lead in the investigation into a break-in and attack at a home in Charleston.

A new study suggests commuter rail service, championed by the Governor, doesn't create more jobs.

The city of Portsmouth says despite concerns about contamination from a well at Pease International Airport, it needs two other wells there for its water supply.

A man accused of a shooting stemming from a dispute over a vehicle he leased for his on-again, off-again girlfriend appeared in court Wednesday looking to have his bail reduced.

A judge has denied a request from the convicted sex offender known as the "UNH rapist" for a reduction in his sentence. Gary Fecteau was convicted for assaulting a pair of UNH students in 1987 and an attempted assault on a third.

A fugitive is being sought in Laconia, and police say he's armed and dangerous.

A bald eagle statue that's part of a memorial built by the father of a fallen veteran in Webster has been stolen from his front yard.


The House has approved a bill that would make it a crime to kill a fetus 8 weeks old or older.

A bill that would create a study group to review how uniformed police officers are used for traffic control at "low-risk" work sites is headed to the Governor's desk.

The Dover City Council has approved a $128 million budget plan.

Manchester is taking steps towards fixing its roads.

Revised rules are being considered that would allow a well-known downtown Nashua restaurant to keep its outdoor seating.

Hampton and the city's former fire chief are facing a deadline to come to a settlement over his firing.


A Portsmouth teen accused of hitting two women in Hampton while driving drunk the morning of his graduation rehearsal is challenging the results of a blood-alcohol test.

An accused meth dealer appeared in court for a probable cause hearing in Laconia Wednesday, and his defense attorney appears to be laying the groundwork to have some of the evidence collected suppressed.\


Weare's interim police chief is getting his interim title removed.

New charges for a previously convicted stalker in Nashua.

US Marshals have confirmed a woman in Barrington was taken into their custody last month, though why remains a mystery.

Police in Rochester say a fight involving a taser led to charges in Rochester Wednesday afternoon.

Careless disposal of smoking material is being blamed for a fire at a third-floor apartment in Manchester.


Tom Brady's agent is responding to the Deflategate allegations.


A family dispute between former oil delivery company owner Fred Fuller and his son is headed to court, as the son is suing what's left of his father's company.

Despite a slight increase in March, the latest foreclosure trends suggest the New Hampshire real estate market is stabilizing.

National and World News

Depsite VA officials asking for and getting $15 billion dollars to address issues at their hospitals, much of that money remains unspent.

Other News

Merrimack residents are speaking for the trees after being taken by surprise by the clearing of a wooded area last month.

There are plenty of things you have to pay attention to while riding a motorcycle. Owls would not be among the normal things you'd be looking for, though.

A piece of Claremont's past was rescued from a grist mill in the midst of a demolition this week.

National and World News

A U.S. Marshal testified that convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized for flipping off a camera in a jail holding cell, as the defense continues to work to portray Tsarnaev as a pawn in the April 2013 attacks. Tsarnaev is facing the death penalty.

Tornados are sweeping across the Midwest.

Baltimore's mayor is asking for the Justice Department to look into the city's police department in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.

Hillary Clinton says she'd go further on the immigration issue than President Obama's executive orders.

A supposedly state-of-the-art Russian tank getting a big unveiling during a parade is, ahem, suffering from performance issues.

The Hamburglar is back! And...some people think he's kind of hot?

In more fast-food news, Wendy's plans to sell hundreds of stores.

Adam Levine of Maroon 5 got sugar-bombed last night.

Former Celtic Shaquille O'Neal took an unexpected tumble last night...on national TV.


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