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All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, June 9, 2015


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A 5-alarm fire forced dozens out of an apartment building in Nashua last night. See photos of the fire.

A computer glitch could jeopardize drunk-driving arrests involving more than 100 police officers around New Hampshire.

Two journalists with New Hampshire ties are being posthumously honored at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

The girl who died in a crash on Route 101 in Candia has been identified as a 19 year-old girl from Fremont.

Police officers in Rochester are now carrying Narcan to aid in their fight against drug overdoses.

Emotional testimony Monday in the trial of Peggy Starr, the Nottingham woman accused of intentionally starving a boy in her care.

More than 70 recent graduates of Phillips Academy in Massachusetts were arrested after an underage drinking party was busted in Sunapee.

Rescuers in the North Country had to carry an injured hiker more than 7 hours out of the woods.

Police in Rochester believe a driver fell asleep at the wheel just before hitting a telephone pole with his pickup Sunday night, splitting the pole in two.

Police in Manchester are investigating a cabbie found dead in his vehicle over the weekend.

Crunch time is coming for New Hampshire lawmakers with a budget deadline looming.

A challenge to the state's so-called "ballot selfie" law was heard in court Monday.

A new law has been passed in New Hampshire intended to help restore the shellfish population in Great Bay.

Gas prices are up in New Hampshire, but still below the national average.

Preparation for Laconia's bike week is already underway.

Fish and Game officials say there's no evidence New Hampshire white-tailed deer are suffering from what's known as "chronic wasting disease".

A young boy from Rollinsford battling cancer is getting a lot of support thanks to a birthday card drive from friends and family.

Brandon Spikes' return to the Patriots was brief, getting cut from the team a day after a car belonging to him turned up damaged and abandoned on the highway near the team's training facilities.

David Ortiz and Rob Gronkowski, together at last in a music video (that's really an ad for Dunkin' Donuts). In more Gronk news: he's now clean-shaven after a weekend buzzcut for charity.

You've got a chance to have "coffee with a cop" in Concord.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was the featured speaker at "Politics & Eggs" this morning in Manchester.

The state Supreme Court will weigh in on the issue of "robin hooding" in Keene.

Peggy Starr resumes testimony on the stand this morning. The Barrington woman is accused of intentionally starving a child in her care.

Carly Fiorina continues her visit to NH, campaigning in Hudson around noontime today.

Top News

Matthew Dion remains in prison in Florida, as he awaits extradition to New Hampshire to face murder charges in the killing of his parents.

A man wanted for a murder just over the state line in Vermont has ties to the Keene area.

Opponents of the recently approved budget in Derry and the cuts it makes to the town's fire department continue to gather signatures as they seek to reverse the changes.

New Hampshire Police say a rash of prank phone calls reporting serious crimes-called "swatting"-is no laughing matter.

Saying the rules need reworking, Dover school officials have suspended background check requirements for parent volunteers through the end of the school year.

As the weather heats up, dress codes become an issue at schools around the state.

Some Pinkerton Academy students may not get to take part in graduation after a week of senior class pranks.

A parent in Farmington says school officials aren't taking proper measures against the spreading of lice in school.

Town officials in Weare formally hired interim police chief Sean Kelley as the department's permanent chief.


The ongoing controversy over Congressman Frank Guinta's campaign finance violations continues to impact the state's Republican Party leadership, who are taking sides in the debate.

Jeb Bush has yet to announce an official White House run, but officially has a campaign manager.

Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina returned to the Granite State Monday. Her campaign announced endorsements from 13 state representatives.

For the second time in 3 years, the state's Liquor Commission and its contract to store and distribute liquor is coming under legislative scrutiny.

The state Republican Party has hired a new executive director.

3 people have already taken out papers in the race for Mayor of Nashua.

Portsmouth's assistant mayor is proposing a city "whistleblower" ordinance to honor the police officer who expressed concern over the inheritance of Sgt. Aaron Goodwin.

One of the candidates for Rockingham County Sheriff is facing a lawsuit over unpaid bills for campaign signs for his sheriff's campaign in 2014.

Manchester's school grading software is getting a "F" from some on the school board.


A date has been set for the trial of a Dover man accused of sexually assaulting a Newmarket teen and manufacturing pornographic photos of her.

A former Nashua firefighter is facing 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

An elected transgender lawmaker from Nashua is receiving a suspended sentence for calling in a bomb threat earlier this year.

A man accused of putting a GPS device on his estranged wife's car, then sending a nephew to beat her with a baseball bat in Portsmouth, says he has an alibi.

3 teens have been sentenced for a 2013 arson spree around Manchester.

An Alton resident has won a court decision that requires the City of Dover to release the names of applicants for its superintendent position.


A Nashua man is facing assault charges after breaking another man's jaw in an altercation last month.

A crash closed Chester Road in Auburn this morning.

1 man was hospitalized after a rollover crash on High Street in Somersworth Monday.

A woman was taken to a local hospital after being rear-ended in Rochester.

Two men from Berlin were injured in a single-vehicle OHRV crash Sunday.

Police in Lee are looking for a man who stole emergency contraceptive pills from a drug store over the weekend.


Eversource has agreed to hold another meeting this month to discuss its "Seacoast Reliability Project"-upgrading a transmission line stretching from Madbury to Portsmouth.


Those concerned about water contamination from a well at Pease International Tradeport have been issued a new consent form after problems arose with the original version.

The Profile High School Seniors who donated their class trip money to their principal as she battles cancer ended up getting a trip after all.

A group of paranormal investigators say the historic James House in Hampton is haunted.

Danville officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for fawn.

National and World News

Investigators are questioning an employee of the maximum security prison in upstate New York where two inmates broke out.

The release of the video of an officer who drew his gun on a group of black teens in McKinney, Texas has raised tensions in that community.

Streaming music one of several upgrades to its devices announced by Apple Monday.


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