May 26, 2015 11:00 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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A Portsmouth teen is facing charges after brazenly stealing an 80 year-old woman's purse in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart on Route 1-all caught on camera.

On the outset of Memorial Day weekend, greeters at Pease International Tradeport welcomed home members of the military returning from service across the globe.

Greenland was one of many towns holding parades and remembrances for Memorial Day.

21 New Hampshire museums will be free for military families now through Labor Day.

With the holiday weekend over, Kevin Landrigan reports that it's crunch time for New Hampshire State Senate budget writers.

A local couple who lost their 7-year-old daughter last year in a car crash are now being haunted by problems that arose when the child’s Social Security number was stolen.

Police say an argument between a man and his ex-girlfriend in Salem led to the man suffering a brain injury after being attacked.

A woman from Hinsdale was left in critical condition after police say she fell out of a car while arguing with her husband on Friday.

An accident in Hudson Sunday morning sent a man to Massachusetts General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A 7 year-old from Alstead was seriously injured after being thrown from an ATV over the weekend.

A woman from Salem is facing charges after being accused of shoving a fireman responding to a cut-off 911 call Sunday.

A Massachusetts man has been charged in a drunk-driving accident on Route 111 in Salem.

Police in Portsmouth are reporting another drug overdose-this one at Beechstone Apartments.

State Police are investigating an armed robbery at the White Mountain Hotel early Sunday morning.

Two separate house fires kept crews in Northwood busy Saturday night into Sunday morning.

A family in Manchester is using their son's obituary to warn others of the dangers of drug addiciton.

Hike safe cards are now available for those looking to take advantage of the NH outdoors.

There was a small tremor felt by many in the Concord area on Sunday.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Jury deliberations continue in the trial of former Seabrook Police Officer Mark Richardson, accused of slamming the head of an inmate into the wall of the police station in a 2009 incident caught on camera.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders kicks off his 2016 White House bid during an event in Burlington today.

Senators Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen will be co-hosting a forum today at 2pm at St. Anselm's College to address questions surrounding the newly implemented VA choice program.

Carly Fiorina is back in New Hampshire. The 2016 Presidential candidate will be speaking at the President's Circle Leadership Forum at Rivier University on Tuesday.

The Senate Finance Committee is back at work today, finalizing details of its version of the 2-year state budget.

Top News

The author of the book (which later became a movie of the same name) "To Die For", based on the Pamela Smart murder case, is petitioning for Smart to be released from prison.

State Police are working to identify the remains of a body found inside a car involved in a fiery crash in Canterbury early this morning.

A Bedford Navy SEAL who died in a training accident last December is being remembered in a special way in his hometown.

Emails released by the state and obtained by the Portsmouth Herald show the state's slow response to the water contamination at a well at Pease International Tradeport and the subsequent call for blood testing. Friday is the deadline for those looking to be tested to get their request in with the state.

Police in Nashua continue to investigate what they believe was an attempted kidnapping of a child on Friday afternoon.

UNH says they've seen a rise in arrests in the 2014-2015 academic year.

The man who's been hand-picked to be Manchester's new police chief says he wants to build on what outgoing chief David Mara has already done while on the job.

Parents in Derry are giving a big thumbs up to the school system's "blizzard bag" program.


Former Florida Governor and 2016 candidate Jeb Bush is getting his own home at the family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Ohio Governor John Kasich is adding to his staff here in New Hampshire as he continues to flirt with a White House run.

Concord's proposed budget includes a number of upgrades to technology support.

Croydon school officials remain at odds with the state over the matter of school choice. The state says the town can't pay tuition to private schools, but the school department says the state has a law on the books that allows for school choice.


A retrial of a Strafford County Jail employee accused of criminally threatening juveniles at the Rochester Fair Grounds will happen next month.


Police in Rochester are investigating a fight near a South Main Street gas station early Monday morning to see if there may be a connection to local motorcycle clubs.

No injuries were reported in a fire on Monday afternoon in Hopkinton.

Police in Rye have charged a man with OUI, saying he crashed his truck into a utility pole Monday evening.

A woman suffered serious head injuries after falling about 20 feet from a cliff while at the Livermore Falls gorge in Campton Sunday afternoon.

A deadly crash in Deerfield early Sunday morning is under investigation.

Police in Manchester are investigating a bank robbery that happened Saturday at a TD Bank on South Willow Street.

A Massachusetts man has been charged with selling fireworks without a license at a Hollis flea market.

Two teens are facing charges after being accused of stealing a shotgun and several other items from unlocked vehicles in Manchester over the weekend.


State Economic officials are traveling once more, making a trip to Columbia this week.

Exxon-Mobil went to the state Supreme Court last week arguing for a new trial after being fined $236 million dollars after being accused of knowingly contaminating thousands of groundwater wells across the state with the gasoline additive MTBE.

Inventor Dean Kamen is getting into the restaurant business.

A well-known New Hampshire restaurant owner has died in a drowning accident in Nicaragua.

A proposal to bring 150 apartment units to the former Beebe Rubber Company site will be reviewed by officials in Nashua.


Will the NFL meet its Wednesday deadline to hold a hearing on Tom Brady's appeal for the Deflategate suspension?

The Red Sox pitching staff continues to struggle, with starter Joe Kelly getting shelled Monday in a loss to the Twins.

Other News

The harsh winter has led to the cancellation of trapping season for bobcats.

State Health officials are preparing for mosquito season.

A big traffic shift is coming next week on the stretch of the Spaulding Turnpike between Newington and Dover.

A structural inspection is scheduled for next week for the Sarah Long Bridge.

A new online survey suggests that millennials are big on gardening and green space.

A group is working to bring fireworks back to Brentwood for the 4th of July.

Chickens are now allowed at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, but a Virginia group is raising objections.

Family and friends are rallying around a 18 year-old from Rochester who will have her leg amputated Wednesday in an effort to rid her body of cancer.

The "Headmaster vs. Principal" debate continues at Pembroke Academy.

2014 American Idol finalist Alex Preston has released his first single.

National and World News

Flood warnings continue for Texas residents deluged by rain in the last 24 hours.

Cleveland officials have reportedly reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department. The agreement could be announced as soon as today.

President Obama was at Arlington National Cemetery Monday for one of many Memorial Day observances around the country.

After a failed merger with Comcast, Timer Warner Cable is being bought by another communications giant.


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