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All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, May 19, 2015


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Senator Kelly Ayotte is calling on Congressman Frank Guinta to resign in the wake of the FEC ruling finding he violated campaign finance laws.

The completed jury slip in the sentencing of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been released.

Neighbors are concerned after an apparent drug lab was discovered in a Manchester neighborhood.

There's been an arrest with the killing of a man in Nashua last November. Thomas Smith of Lowell, Massachusetts is facing second-degree murder charges.

An elderly man is dead after smashing his car into a toll booth on the Spaulding Turnpike Monday afternoon.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was back in New Hampshire Monday, and went 1-on-1 with NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser.

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is moving closer to launching a 2016 bid for the White House.

The cost of tossing your trash in Concord could go up if the new city budget goes through.

Weare residents are debating whether or not to make their interim police chief the permanent hire.

Manchester police have charged a man with robbing 3 convenience stores in just 2 hours.

The widow of a man killed in an accident in Amherst back in December of 2013-blamed in part on the driver being distracted-says she forgives the man behind the wheel.

The man convicted of starting a fire that destroyed a sub at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is appealing his sentence.

A BASE jumper who died in an accident at Yosemite National Park over the weekend had strong ties to NH.

A construction worker is recovering after an excavator fell through asphalt in Portsmouth Monday.

Caught on camera: hungry sharks in Massachusetts.

Tom Brady is getting musical support from the daughter of former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown.

Monday marked the 35th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

A date is expected to be set today for the formal sentencing for convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who will face the death penalty for the 2013 attacks.

Lawyers for Robert Breest will be in court today, arguing that new DNA evidences proves their client should get a new trial in a 4-decade old murder case.

Thomas Smith will be arraigned in court today. He was arrested Monday and charged in the murder of Craig Guillemette of Nashua last November.

A probable cause hearing is scheduled for David Caplin, one of two men extradited from Canada and charged with the murder of a same-sex couple in Nashua back in 1988.

The trial of former Seabrook Police Officer Mark Richardson begins today. Richardson's accused of slamming the head of a supsect into the wall of the police station in a 2009 incident that was caught on video.

There's a special election for the State Representative seat for Rockingham County District 32. Political newcomer Republican Yvonne M. Dean-Bailey of Northwood, who's just 19, is running against Democrat Maureen R. Mann, of Deerfield.

The State Senate Ways and Means Committee meets today to finalize revenue projections. Their numbers will help determine the final proposed budget that will be wrapped up by the Senate Finance Committee later this week.

"Big Papi"-Red Sox DH David Ortiz-will be at a Dunkin Donuts in Salem this afternoon.

Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will meet with Merrimack County Democrats tonight at 6:30pm. Chafee's considering 2016 run for President.

There's a scheduled vote on the town budget in Derry tonight by the Town Council. A group that wants proposed cuts to the police and fire budgets reversed is holding a rally beforehand.

The Exeter Zoning Board will decide tonight whether or not to grant a re-hearing on a decision to allow a daytime homeless shelter to operate in a residential area.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Leadership in the NH GOP party plan to take no further action against Congressman Frank Guinta as calls for him to step down mount in the wake of his campaign finance controversy.

With Bike Week just around the corner in Laconia, police in New Hampshire are keeping a wary eye on events in Waco, Texas following a shootout between rival biker gangs that left 9 people dead.

After concerns were raised about dangerously high levels of lead at the Mill West complex in Manchester, the developer has agreed to pay for independent testing.

More trouble at St. Paul's, where a senior is accused of burning his girlfriend's leg with a lamp.

Police in Concord are searching for a man they believe robbed a bank in the city Monday afternoon.

Students and parents are rallying to save the job of a science teacher at Merrimack High School.


Presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson made a stop in Derry Monday.

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has named co-chairs of his Presidential campaign here in New Hampshire.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham went on TV Monday morning to say he's announcing he's running for president...in 2 weeks.

Senator Ayotte is pushing legislation that would work to cut down on the number of babies born with opioid withdrawal.

Candia has been admonished by state elections officials for trying to change the times polls will be open for today's special election for an open state house seat.

Another state rep election is coming up on the Seacoast, and it features an 18 year-old taking on a former state legislator.

Portsmouth's City Council discussed the issue of overtime pay for firefighters at its meeting last night. The Council also continues to discuss the possibility of changing how the city votes for mayor.

Manchester city leaders will meet tonight to decide if a 5-year lease for the city's only dog park will be renewed.

Somersworth's City Council passed a final budget Monday night.

Selectmen in Salem are allowing the owners of a salvage yard destroyed by fire earlier this month a second extension to clean up the property.

Claremont's police chief is recommending a proposed pumpkin festival in his city end before dark, to avoid problems similar to what happened in Keene last fall. In a separate matter, officials are also considering a $3 million bond for roadwork.

Still no decision in Weare on making their part-time police chief permanent.

The State Employees Association is decrying cuts at several community colleges around the state.


Jury selection is set for August on the remaining charges against Steven Amazeen, the former Lee man who was shot by police responding to his home for a domestic incident in 2012.


Police have charged a man in Nashua with starting a fire in his home after assaulting his girlfriend.

An armed robbery is under investigation in Wolfeboro.

Two people are dead after a pair of heroin-related overdoses in Salem over the weekend.

Police in Somersworth are investigating a threatening message found on a bathroom wall at the high school.

Police in Manchester say a driver was hospitalized with serious injures after his car crashed into a telephone pole on Mast Road last night.

The man who drowned in the Piscataquag River on Sunday while his pregnant wife and 3 year-old child looked on is being remembered by those who knew him.

A 3-alarm fire remains under investigation in Merrimack.

The process to replace the late Sheriff of Rockingham County is getting underway.

Police in Manchester say a man who sped through a stop sign and later led police on a foot chase is facing a number of charges.

Talk about making a problem worse: A man Manchester police say they caught urinating in back alley is facing additional charges after being accused of punching an officer in the face.

3 UNH students are facing charges after being caught on the roof of a dining hall on campus.


Catholic Medical Center in Manchester is saying goodbye to pagers and hello to smartphones for its staff.

Cardboard box manufacturer Rand-Whitney is considering relocating operations from Pease to Seabrook.

Exeter will soon be getting a new swim and racquet club.

After 52 years, a longtime employee of Red's Shoe Barn in Dover is retiring.


Are the Patriots and the NFL engaging in backchannel talks to resolve the Deflategate controversy?

Other News

Jasper, the Deputy Sheriff puppy who's just started on the job in Strafford County, has gotten a fence donated for his training.

Fish and Game officials are warning you to watch out for those piping plovers on New Hampshire beaches.

The Strawbery Banke Museum wants to have chickens on their property in Portsmouth.

National and World News

The State Department has set a January 2016 deadline for the release of emails from Hillary Clinton from her time as Secretary of State.

A lack of video cameras is hindering the investigation into the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.

Police in Waco, Texas are warning bikers to stay away amid rumors armed gangs were making their way to the city.


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