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All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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The NFL handed down its punishment for Tom Brady and the Patriots in the Deflategate controversy. The harsh terms of that punishment have left Patriots fans unhappy.

The defense has rested in the penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Autumn Savoy has been paroled for his role in a brutal home break-in and attack in Mont Vernon.

Some Manchester residents say they're on edge after separate stabbing and shooting incidents over the weekend that left 2 people dead. A suspect in one of those incidents is being extradited back to New Hampshire after appearing in court in Boston Monday.

Crews will resume searching today for a man believed to have been swept away while in the Merrimack River in Manchester.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul says he can still do his day job while running for President.

A man being paid by a Democratic group to videotape Rand Paul took a licking yesterday...literally. (Non-political statement coming: Ew.)

The dad who-along with several family members-got involved in a brawl with security at the entrance to Canobie Lake Park last summer has received a suspended sentence for his role.

Can the government take back disability payments? NH1 News investigates.

2 people are facing heroin charges after an arrest at a hotel in Bow.

8 people have been arrested after a week-long drug sweep in Nashua.

Senator Shaheen is renewing her call for Congress to provide funding to repair bridges like the now-closed Sewalls Falls Bridge in Concord.

A satellite built by UNH students that never left earth has now found a new home in Concord.

Fire spotters working at an aging tower in Maine that helps protect the New Hampshire seacoast are trying to raise funds to keep the tower open.

No injuries reported after a crash between two school buses in Manchester Monday morning.

In a case of Caught on Camera from Georgia...this is definitely not how to manage a crowd.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

At the State House, there's a hearing on a bill that would allow the public to videotape (or record on an audio device) police during a traffic stop.

Joel Martin is in court today. He's facing murder charges in connection with a deadly stabbing at a Manchester nightclub.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is proposing a tax reform plan during a visit to New Hampshire today. He'll be speaking at the UNH campus in Manchester. He'll also appear at a town hall meeting in Pembroke tonight.

Rick Santorum is making a rare stop in New Hampshire today.

The Geraldine Webber estate hearing is expected to wrap up today in Dover. At issue is whether or not Webber was mentally competent when she altered her will to leave $2.1 million to Portsmouth Police Sergeant Aaron Goodwin.

Top News

It's a somber anniversary in Brentwood, where it's been one year since part-time police officer Stephen Arkell was killed in the line of duty. Details of the Attorney General's investigation into the shooting are now being made public.

A former aide to Senator Kelly Ayotte and ex-Manchester School Board member has waived arraignment on prostitution charges.

A woman in Loudon is facing charges for trying to run down another woman in a hotel parking lot.

A neighborhood group is requesting yet another hearing on a proposed daytime homeless shelter in Exeter.

A proposed helicopter dealership along the Seacoast has gotten the initial OK to operate out of Pease.


That was fast: The Executive Director for New Hampshire's Republican Party is gone after only 4 months on the job.

Rand Paul announced support from a number of New Hampshire legislators Monday.

Governor Hassan is appealing a decision by FEMA that denies an extension of the window of time cleanup costs following January's blizzard can be reimbursed by federal disaster declaration funds.

The Department of Energy has turned down a request by New Hampshire's Congressional delegation to extend the comment period for environmental concerns related to the proposed Northern Pass project.

Voters in Manchester's Ward 5 are heading to the polls to choose who will be their next Ward Alderman.

After a fair amount of debate, Manchester has given approval for the conversion of its old police station into a storage facility.

Manchester's School Committee has signed off on a proposal to add minority teachers in the city.

Portsmouth City Councilors are asking the fire department to be a little more introspective after reviewing a self-assessment report the say failed to have any real takeaways.

Dover's superintendent has gotten a raise-and a contract extension.

Selectmen in Weare are discussing the details of a contract for their next police chief.

Salem officials are taking steps to remove some unsightly railroad ties along Route 28.

Officials in Swanzey are relocating a polling place from a church to a school after an objection was raised by a national religious organization.


A Manchester Police radar trailer could be totaled after an accident involving a woman who later had to be revived from an apparent drug overdose.

Manchester's Police Chief is stepping down after 7 years on the job.

A former New Hampshire State Trooper is under investigation in Maine after the discovery of a number of fake IDs at his home, including several fake badges.

A pair of fugitives wanted in Maine were tracked down in Manchester Monday afternoon.

2 years after a drunk driver killed a newlywed bride from Minnesota in a head-on crash, the place that served him alcohol has been fined.

A road was closed in Pelham after what police believe was a drunk-driving crash Tuesday morning.

Two minors were taken to the hospital after a 1-vehicle crash in Pembroke Monday.


Lawyers for a man convicted in New Hampshire of working for one of the world’s most notorious drug cartels said yesterday the United States had no jurisdiction to bring the case because the drugs weren’t intended for distribution in or through the country.

The retrial of a former Pembroke man accused of raping a young girl is underway.

A man in Derry has agreed to plead guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a 12 year-old girl.


Fairpoint Communications is looking to merge with another telecommunications company.

Two major supermarket chains with stores in New Hampshire are in merger talks.

The future of the Weirs Beach Drive-In is uncertain after this summer as its owners are looking to sell.

Gas prices are up in New Hampshire.

Poultry farms around the state are keeping a wary eye on a avian flu that is spreading around the country.

Other News

The Seacoast Charter School is facing the threat of closure unless it can find enough money to relocate after its current lease runs out in Kingston.

A community board is planning to meet to discuss ongoing issues related to the well water contamination at Pease International Airport.

National and World News

Another earthquake has struck Nepal.

George Zimmerman is back in the news, involved in another shooting yesterday in Florida.

Aaron Hernandez has been indicted again, this time accused of shooting a witness to a pair of shooting deaths in Boston.

There's been a sharp increase in the number of police officers killed in the line of duty across the US.

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to meet with Russian President Vladmir Putin.

Verizon is buying AOL.


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