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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, July 15, 2015


Two motorcyclists are dead after an accident in Brookline last night.

Scary moments in Pelham last night, as residents of one neighborhood were asked to stay in their homes while police carried out a manhunt. They got their man, arresting a teen with a gun after an hours-long search.

Police in hazmat suits converged on a home in Concord Tuesday, investigating a suspected drug-making operation.

Neighbors of a home in Londonderry remain uneasy after a man tried to break in to a home where 3 children were alone in and is still on the loose.

The Attorney General's office has taken over the prosecution of Amanda Burgess, the woman who allegedly sold heroin to a friend and watched as he died from an overdose in Portsmouth.

Confused about who's running for President? The New Hampshire Republican Party is going to help sort out the field by putting up a Presidential Primary website.

The State Senate’s lawyer ruled the New Hampshire Democratic Party has no legal access to emails, telephone calls or calendars of GOP senators to see whether Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte, meddled in their feud with Gov. Maggie Hassan over the state budget.

Former 1st Congressional District Dan Innis appears poised for a rematch with Frank Guinta as the state GOP finance chair is stepping down.

Governor Hassan has signed a bill that will create a study to look at ways to regulate ride-sharing services like Uber on the state level.

Advocates for breastfeeding say a new law intended to make it easier for mothers to breastfeed doesn't go far enough.

Groundfishermen on the seacoast say federal government restrictions-including paying $700 a day for an "at-sea monitor" - could put them out of business.

A study done by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire reports that the number of Mexicans migrating to the U.S. has dropped more than 50 percent in the last five years.

A man in Bedford has died after an accident on Interstate 93 Monday night.

Police in Nashua have made an arrest in connection with Monday's robbery at St. Mary's Bank.

3 men are facing charges in connection with a burglary in Plaistow; police say they found one man hiding in a shower stall.

A man in Newport has pleaded guilty to stealing $200,000 worth of painting tools.

The owner of NH1 News, Bill Binnie, has purchased one of Manchester best-known buildings, and he has big plans for what he intends to do with the property.

New Hampshire's unemployment rate stayed unchanged over the last 2 months.

A comedian and star of the show "Bob's Burgers" doesn't like the parking situation in Portsmouth - so much that he took out a full-page newspaper ad to complain about it.

Looking to get a smart phone for your child? NH1's Celine McArthur has four tips for protecting your child from danger.

A NASA satellite got a up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday; NH1 Chief Meteorologist Joe Joyce explains how the photos were 9 years in the making.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

South Carolina Senator and 2016 GOP Presidential candidate Lindsey Graham’s making a last minute trip to the Granite State today to hold a news conference at City Hall in Manchester. The goal-to try and protect New Hampshire’s special status as the first-in-the-nation primary state.

New Hampshire Fish & Game is holding a hearing today at 1pm in Holderness to discuss proposed increases in fees for hunting and fishing licenses.

Top News

The Union-Leader is holding a "Voters First Forum" for Republican Presidential candidates on August 3, which will be televised nationally by C-SPAN. The newspapers says the Republican candidates are receptive to the opportunity to talk with New Hampshire voters.

New Hampshire's Congressional delegation is weighing in on the US nuclear deal with Iran.

The man credited with blowing the whistle on the inheritance of former Portsmouth Police Sergeant Aaron Goodwin-who some accuse of manipulating an elderly woman into leaving him millions-is now suing the city, the police chief and two police commissioners.

Police in Manchester are investigating after a man showed up at Eliot Hospital early Wednesday suffering from a gunshot wound.

The owner of the kennel in Ossipee where dozens of dogs and several cats were removed from what detectives called "deplorable" conditions will be charged with animal cruelty.

A man who took to social media to taunt police who were looking for him is now in custody on several charges, including sexual assault.

Friends are rallying to raise money to offset medical costs for the 9 year-old boy who was seriously hurt in an accident last Friday night on Amherst Street in Nashua.

Councilors in Derry have scheduled a special meeting Thursday night to take action on petitions filed by residents opposing budget cuts the Council approved several weeks ago.

Bow's town manager says the town may have to foot the bill for replacing the now-closed bridge that crosses White Brook on Birchdale Road-or it will likely have to stay closed until 2025.

A Concord inmate remains missing more than a week after he walked away from a transitional house.


Hillary Clinton's schedule for her latest campaign visit to New Hampshire has been fleshed out.

A Super PAC that's supporting New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's 2016 GOP Presidential bid says it's raised $11 million dollars since its February launch.

Senator Kelly Ayotte has built a fairly impressive campaign war chest more than a year before the 2016 election.

While the state budget remains in limbo, there are government projects moving forward via the passage of the state's capital budget.

Governor Hassan has signed a bill into law that means felony cases will now begin in the superior court system, a move intended to streamline the process.

A new state law signed by the Governor this week strengthens the state’s laws around childhood lead poisoning by boosting notification requirements and providing protections against evictions.

The state says it's working to boost veterans' access to health care.

Dover officials are considering a later start for its schools.

Keene's city manager is retiring.

What's the deal with those wooden eggs they always give out at Poltics & Eggs events? The Concord Monitor explains.


A Wilmot resident is suing the town, demanding $49 million in damages claiming that town officials misled her to believe the home she was building was a safe and legal height.

Manchester Circuit Court Judge William H. Lyons will lose $24,000 in salary from his 60-day suspension from the bench for judicial misconduct.

A Newmarket woman has pleaded guilty to the practice known as "doctor shopping".


A former employee has been arrested and charged with robbing a gas station in Portsmouth a week after he was fired from his job.

A serious motorcycle accident closed the Sagamore Bridge in Hudson Tuesday afternoon.

A Vermont volunteer firefighter who responded to a crash involving a Manchester man who suffered serious injuries has been charged with drunken driving.

The cause of a fire Monday at an office building in Manchester remains undetermined.

Police in Dover are investigating after someone took construction equipment for a joyride and then set it on fire.

Residents living in a mobile home in Dover were displaced by fire Tuesday morning.

Investigators say a woman who died in a fire outside her home in Northfield Friday fell asleep in a chair while smoking.

Police in East Kingston have identified the woman who drowned in a pond on her own property Sunday afternoon.

Dover Police have identified the 19-year old who died of a drug overdose on Monday.

Police in Manchester will hold a forum later this month to discuss the heroin epidemic in the city and across the state.

Exeter's fire department will soon be getting a drone.


Kinder Morgan is ramping up its PR efforts, launching a website with information about the proposed natural gas pipeline it wants to build across southern New Hampshire.

A new restaurant is opening in the former location of Kelley's Row in Dover. That restaurant closed last summer after a busted pipe from a nearby construction project flooded the building.

A barber shop on West Hollis Street damaged by fire last month is now back open.


The American League bested the National League in baseball's All-Star game last night, 6-3.

Other News

This weekend is the 15th annual "Seek the Peak" fundraiser for the Mount Washington Observatory, and is expected to attract hikers from around the northeast.

The new Harper Lee book, finally published Tuesday after 50 years, has local readers heading to bookstores.

National and World News

Greece's Parliament is expected to vote today on a bailout deal to help the country avoid financial collapse.

Journalists got a first look Tuesday of the tunnel the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" used to escape.

A federal judge ordered a suburban Los Angeles city on Tuesday to release video of police fatally shooting an unarmed man two years ago.

Walmart is being sued by one of its employees for denying benefits to the gay worker's wife.

The teen who survived a plane crash in the mountains of Washington State is now out of the hospital.


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