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Jun 2, 2015 5:20 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, June 2, 2015


Police in Epping are investigating the death of a 2 year-old boy found floating in his family's pool Monday morning.

13 people have been arrested as part of an investigation into a large fight and shooting in Nashua back in April.

Friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev convicted of attempting to hide evidence in the Boston Marathon bombing attacks will be sentenced this week.

Charges have been filed in connection to last fall's bounce house accident in Nashua.

Officials in Dover continue to work to pinpoint the cause of a leak that's costing them one million gallons of water a day.

"The law is an ass." That's what one Rockingham County Commissioner said after the county was forced to pay a retired corrections officer $12,000 in damages-all because they delivered his final paycheck 72 hours late.

The lawyer of a teen accused of driving drunk and hitting two women nearly one year ago in Hampton argued Monday to have some evidence excluded from the upcoming trial of Remy Gross-Santos.

The remains of a POW from Exeter have returned home after 65 years.

Police in Merrimack are investigating a report of a suspicious man who approached children recently.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham is running for President. NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser reports that New Hampshire is a key to the campaign's success.

Hillary Clinton has announced a return trip to the Granite State.

It's a big week at the State House. NH1's Kevin Landrigan explains.

The Attorney General's office is partnering with the Innocence Project in urging local police departments to adopt new guidelines on the identification of suspects, to help avoid false prosecutions.

Police say a Manchester man is facing charges after being found with 10 grams of heroin.

A man is facing stalking charges after police say he followed two women in Manchester, scaring one into locking herself in a convenience store bathroom.

2 men were arrested in Manchester after trying to run away from police who were questioning what they were doing behind a school.

Part of the Patriot Act has lapsed after Congress could not reach an agreement to extend it Sunday.

Say hello to Caitlyn Jenner. The former Bruce Jenner graces the cover of Vanity Fair this month.

13 ducklings were arrested from a storm drain in Claremont over the weekend.

Today's NH1 Top 5: The top 5 movies we're (not so) patiently waiting for.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

One of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends accused of trying to hide evidence related to the Boston Marathon bombing attacks found in Tsarnaev's dorm room in 2013 is being sentenced today.

An autopsy will be performed today on the body of a 2 year-old boy who apparently drowned in a pool at his family's home Monday.

Democrats are holding a news conference to discuss the state budget this morning at 11am at the State House.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham makes his first presidential campaign stop since his announcement at MaryAnn's diner in Derry this afternoon at 1pm. He'll appear at a House party in Tuftonboro this evening.

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu will visit Nashua, Peterborough and Keene during a two-day tour of New Hampshire art and arts organizations that kicks off today.

The Governor is taking part in a roundtable discussion today at the State House with state education and business leaders as well as members of the startup company Pickup Patrol, an app developed by parents and students that's intended to simplify the school cancellation process.

Tonight town planners in Merrimack will review a request by the owner of the Merrimack Outlets that's largely seen as a precursor to an expansion of the shopping center.

Derry Town Councilors hold their first meeting since approving a controversial budget plan that included cuts to firefighter positions.

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We're getting plenty of rain this week, but the dry weather in recent weeks could mean a later harvest for local crops.

Rochester police are investigating an early-morning armed robbery at a Walgreen's on South Main Street.

Backers of the Seacoast Charter School have met their first fundraising deadline as they fight to keep the school open.

Never mind: Claremont has decided not to move forward with plans for its own pumpkin festival this year.

A police officer in Tilton who was linked to a credit fraud case last year is now apparently unwelcome to assist at least two towns in their law enforcement work.

There's a New Hampshire connection to Beau Biden, son of the Vice President who passed away this past weekend: he clerked for a year in Concord.


Prosecutors want charges against a Dover man accused of sexually assaulting a Newmarket girl and manufacturing child pornogrpahy to be combined into a single trial.

The son of Fred Fuller wants a truck back from the company that purchased his father's oil delivery business last year, saying it belongs to him.

A complaint by a judge has led to a warning for an attorney in Portsmouth, who also serves on the City Council.


Former Rhode Island Senator and Governor Lincoln Chafee is getting ready to kick off his 2016 Presidential campaign.

Progressive groups hoping to draft Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren into a 2016 Presidential campaign have suspended their efforts.

The chair of the Senate Finance Committee says she expects more debate on a potential new labor deal for state workers, even though it's not currently part of a budget plan being voted on by the Senate this week.

The state budget is nearly finalized, but Dover's mayor is continuing the fight to boost funding for the Dover school district. The budget does include funding to renovate career and technical centers in Dover and Somersworth.

Concord's school board has finalized its $75 million budget.

Portsmouth's city attorney is recommending that a proposed ban on plastic bags not be adopted.

A forum for Rockingham County Sheriff candidates has been set for next Monday night.

Manchester's Board of Mayor and Aldermen debated the city's school budget last night, as concerns about a potential $1.3 million shortfall remain.

Ongoing renovation at Pelham High School is expected to clear up its accreditation issues.

A plan to make Franklin schools the first in the state to allow open enrollment-meeting students from other districts can attend-is moving forward.

Somersworth's City Council is taking its time as it considers allowing ads to appear on COAST bus shelters in the city.


A Dover man and registered sex offender was arrested twice in 2 days for separate offenses.

Another Dover man is also accused of being a repeat offender, facing charges in separate cases of theft.

A bicyclist is recovering from his injuries after trying to ride his bike across a bridge in New Castle that police have referred to as a "cheese grater".


A committee that oversees elections for the New Hampshire AFL-CIO is upholding a result that affirms the re-election of the current president, held up in a dispute over ballots.

As the state's largest video store gets set to close in Keene, another store in Nashua is hanging in there.

After a plan to convert the old Ioka Theater in Exeter into a restaurant and bar fell through, other efforts are afoot to maintain the downtown fixture.

Despite a glitch early on, an app that allows you to order beverages while you're on the golf course is expanding to several different clubs around the Granite State.

Other News

Supporters in the fight to keep Portsmouth Naval Shipyard open during the 2005 BRAC hearings gathered for a 10-year anniversary celebration Monday.

New Hampshire has received $1.2 million in grants from the EPA to clean up brownfield sites-polluted sites in urban areas.

Manchester's Parker-Varney School has earned top honors from the NH Excellence in Education Committee.

Students at Dartmouth College are working to make sure that unused food on campus doesn't go to waste.

Restoration of Middelton's old town hall, built in 1795 and virtually unchanged since then, will finally get underway this month.

A large anonymous donation is helping to speed efforts to upgrade the field at Souhegan High School, but more work needs to be done before the project is fully paid for.

An army veteran has taken his passion for WWII memorabilia and opened a museum in Temple.

A memorial has been set for a former Oyster River High School teacher found dead in a burning car last month.

New Hampshire's longest-running food festival returns to downtown Nashua Wednesday.

A local transgender woman is comparing her own life journey to that of Kaitlyn Jenner, who appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair this week.

National and World News

A new poll suggests some possible speed bumps for Hillary Clinton in her campaign to become president.

Hundreds of people are missing after a passenger ship sank in a Chinese river.

A new report says TSA screeners failed tests to detect explosives and weapons at dozens of airports.

The city of Pheonix is suing the FAA over airplane noise.

A new survey suggests Comcast and Time Warner cable service is getting worse.

Actor Vince Vaughn made some interesting comments about guns and schools.


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