Jan 6, 2015 8:30 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015


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It's going to be cold the next couple of days. Really cold. Clayton's got the details.

There's some cold-weather tips from the American Red Cross on our website.

A Nashua mother charged with the murder of her 3-year old made her first court appearance Monday.

Manchester Police have charged a man accused of stabbing his father with pliers early this morning.

Milford residents got a chance to weigh in last night on a proposed natural gas pipeline.

A Franconia native vying for the U.S. Ski Team has been killed in an avalanche in Austria.

Flu season could peak sooner than expected.

A fund's been set up for those impacted by the fire that destroyed Jake's Market in Sunapee.

Concord Police are on the lookout for a "Santa slasher".

The chairman of New Hampshire's Democratic party is seeking another term.

There's a legislative effort underway to require employers to allow women to breastfeed at the workplace.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continues.

The arson trial of Gregory Potter, a former Peterborough on-call firefighter and EMT, gets underway at Strafford County Superior Court today. He's accused of setting fire to a number of occupied structures in Durham in February of 2013. Jury selection was held yesterday.

Jury selection is underway today for James Robarge, accused of killing his estranged wife in Unity on the day she filed for divorce in June of 2013.

The Baseball Writer's Association of America is expected to announce its 2015 Hall of Fame inductees today. Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez is expected to win induction in his first year of eligibility.

Officials in Boston plan to unveil today the contents of a time capsule dating back to to 1795 and believed to have been placed at the State House in Boston by Samuel Adams.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The accused kidnapper of a Conway teen has entered a not guilty plea, waiving a court appearance this week.

Some former Fuller Oil customers are concerned that credit from the bankrupt company has disappeared during the takeover by Rymes.

Concern in Manchester, where drug arrests were up 85% in 2014.

Jury selection is underway in Newport for a man accused of killing his estranged wife on the day she filed for divorce.

A former Salem police officer has made a plea deal in connection with an on-duty assault case that followed a high-speed chase.

A truck driver was hurt when a piece of ice from another car hit his windshield on Route 101 in Raymond Monday.

At least one witness says a state plow was involved in an accident in Bow that left a pedestrian seriously hurt.

New statistics suggest 1 of 8 stores in New Hampshire sold cigarettes to minors last year.

The Sarah Long Bridge project is underway in Portsmouth.


As Congress reconvenes in Washington, Democratic 2nd District Congresswoman Annie Kuster says she expects more bipartisanshp.

Lawmakers will take up the issue of what "Made In New Hampshire" actually means. (It's more complicated than you might think.)

Manchester officials have given the OK for a charter school to build barriers around their playground, but say they won't fund it.

Before Christmas, Kevin Landrigan told us how the longtime Assistant Public Safety Comissioner is retiring. Or maybe not.

Portsmouth is trying to regulate short-term rentals.

Somersworth wants landlords to clean up their act.

Hampton residents voiced concerns at a recent public meeting about surfers behaving badly.

Small claims cases are going paperless in New Hampshire.


The trial for a Massachusetts man accused of negligent homicide in an accident that killed a retired New Hampshire judge has been postponed.

A Rochester man charged with leaving a 1-year old child unattended during a heroin overdose has waived his probable cause hearing.


A man charged with stealing a pickup and then getting shot by a police officer in Henniker has been criminally charged.

A Portsmouth nursing home worker was reportedly caught "purple-handed" stealing cash from a patient.

A space heater is being blamed for a fire in Wolfeboro.

The latest scam going around involves jury duty.

A fugitive who led police on a chase down the Everett Turnpike with 2 children in the car was arrested Sunday.

No students were on board a school bus that got into an accident in Plaistow Monday afternoon.

A 2-alarm fire destroyed a home in Sunapee Monday night.

A Middleton woman is recovering from a broken ankle she suffered during a weekend hike.

Berlin Police are getting a $275K Bearcat.

Manchester's first female police captain was sworn in Monday.

New Hampshire has started an emergency alert mobile app.


Gas prices continue to drop in New Hampshire.

New England College is getting a $3 million private donation to build a performing arts center.


A Concord man is the newest member of the U.S. Men's Skeleton World Cup team. (That's the winter sport that's like the luge but you're facing forward-you probably have watched it and thought "Yikes, that looks really dangerous"-at least, I have.)

A day after a New Hampshire native died in an avalanche while skiing with the U.S. Ski Team, another local skiier with the team has suffered a spine injury.

Other News

State health officials have launched a drug addiciton resources website.

A Londonderry man battling multiple sclerosis is looking to log a million miles on his motorcycle to raise MS awareness.

A Dover resident has been crowned Miss New Hampshire Collegiate America.

National and World News

Just days after 2 NYPD officers shot to death were laid to rest, 2 more NYPD officers were shot and wounded in the Bronx last night.

The son of a hedge fund founder has been charged in the shooting death of his father over what appears to be an argument over his allowance.

Funeral services for former New York Governor Mario Cuomo were held on Monday.

New Jersey's Governor is taking some heat for his support of the Dallas Cowboys.

Florida is the latest state whose ban on same-sex marriage has ended.


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