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Jan 13, 2015 8:51 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015


By the way, in case you missed it, I made my television debut Friday night talking about fantasy football stars for Sunday's Pats game, and Kevin Landrigan and I turned out to be not too far off.

Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com

A Londonderry man is under arrest in connection with last month's shooting in Saco, Maine that left his wife and another man injured.

A woman from Londonderry is facing charges after a bus accident involving her 2 children-she apparently let one of them sit behind the wheel.

One person is dead after an early morning accident in Portsmouth.

The town of Gilmanton is trying to figure out what's next after a burst pipe flooded its offices Sunday.

A hearing for a fired Seabrook police officer looking to get his job back continues.

The New Hampshire Supreme Court will review the death sentence of Michael Addison, convicted in the shooting death of a police officer in 2006.

Talks between Fairpoint Communications and striking union workers enter a second week.

Former New York Governor George Pataki tells NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser he's strongly considering a bid for the White House.

Congresswoman Annie Kuster has submitted legislation that would repeal part of a campaign finance bill passed at the end of 2013.

Police officers past and present updated lawmakers in Concord on the pension landscape Monday.

The commission that's planning the centennial celebration for New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary has begun its work.

Police are looking for a man who stole, then tried to cash lottery tickets in Salem.

A rough weekend for a man in Manchester, who police say was so intoxicated he broke into a house he thought was his own.

Two people have been charged with trying to steal baby formula from a Target store in Nashua.

A study suggests optimism is good for your heart health.

Jury selection continues in the trial of former Pats tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

At 10 a.m., Governor Maggie Hassan will speak at the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Task Force press conference. The task force will also unveil its report at the event.

A rally opposing the further construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline is set for Tuesday night at 5:30pm in Market Square.

Canterbury town officials are holding a public meeting tonight at 7pm at the Canterbury meeting house to discuss possible changes to the town's campground ordinance. The discussion comes as a large new 250-acre campground is being proposed on Rocky Pound off Route 106.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The mother accused of killing her 3-year old daughter in Nashua has waived a probable cause hearing.

A conviction, an acquittal, and a hung jury in the negligent homicide trial of Ryan Marchant, accused of negligent homicide in a crash that killed a retired New Hampshire judge.

Firefighters and a friend are being credited with saving the life of a man who fell into Lake Winnisquam Sunday while snowmobiling.

Another story of a former Fuller Oil customer whose credit ($2000 in this case) remains in limbo.

Because of demand, the Navy could outsource repair work on subs to private companies-and not places like Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Portsmouth's downtown parking garage closed because it was full almost 200 times in 2014, and that's got city officials concerned.


As his former VP nominee bows out of 2016 speculation, Mitt Romney is moving closer to a 3rd run for President.

Senator Kelly Ayotte wants to restrict transfers of Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Over the objection of the mayor, Manchester school officials have agreed to adjust its policy governing when it's OK to use physical restraint against students.

Despite warnings from the Education Commissioner, Manchester continues to defy the state and will not administer the Smarter Balance Statewide assessment test.

A vote on the closure of a school in Plaistow is expected next Thursday.

Lebanon, Maine town officials are back at square one after their new fire chief-fired from South Hampton, NH-quit 2 days after accepting the job.


A child abuse case against the boyfriend of the mother accused of killing her 3-year old girl in Nashua will continue in Superior Court later this month.

A trial for a plumber accused of molesting a young girl in Hill and Franklin is underway.


A fire at the New Hampshire Ball Bearing Plant in Laconia led to the plant briefly being evacuated last night.

A registered sex offender is in trouble again in Nashua.

A Rochester man is behind bars after being accused of pointing a gun at 3 people.

A Hampton man has been charged with punching a minor in the face.

Police believe the death of a woman in Manchester is the result of a drug overdose.

An overdose at a Portsmouth homeless shelter is under investigation.

A Gilford man has been accused of manufacturing counterfeit $20 bills from his home.

Police are investigating an attempted robbery at an ATM on McGregor Street Saturday night.

2 fires in Raymond, one of which killed 3 dogs, are now considered suspicious.

Icy conditions yesterday morning are being blamed for a 2-car accident in Chesterfield.


Local groups are weighing in on the possible benefits of Boston hosting the 2024 Olympics.

Gas prices have dropped another 11 cents in New Hampshire.

Design plans for a $10.5 million dining hall expansion at UNH are nearly finished.


The Celtics beat the Pelicans in Boston last night.

Old friend Kevin Garnett got into it with Dwight Howard of the Rockets last night, but it didn't stop Houston from picking up the win.

Other News

A water main break could make things icy on one Nashua road.

"Text to 911" services have begun in New Hampshire.

A 2-year old from Nashua is expected to be OK after an accident involving hot milk.

A new memorial honoring veterans is being discussed in Merrimack.

A unique-looking home in Canterbury, called the "dome home" by some, is up for sale.

Students will gather at Derryfield School to test their wits in the 2nd annual Rock Paper Scissors tournament. (No word on whether they considered holding a Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock tournament.)

National and World News

A Frenchman with ties to the men who killed 12 people at a newspaper office in Paris has been arrested.

2 police officers in Alberquerque are facing murder charges for the shooting death of a homeless man.

A 2nd black box from December's AirAsia crash has been recovered.

The Pope has begun a tour of Asia.

72 people have died in Mozambique-from contaminated beer.

The former Dolphins star (and more importantly to me, a Syracuse grad) who swam 9 miles to safety after falling out of a boat told his story Monday.

The Ohio State Buckeyes are college football's national champions.

The new Late Show with Steven Colbert has a start date.

Good news, Twin Peaks fans: Agent Dale Cooper is back for another cup of coffee.

The new trailer for the "Avengers" movie is out.


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