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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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A Manchester native and Yale grad is dead after police say he stabbed his roommate and jumped out of an apartment building window near his the campus of the Ivy League school yesterday morning. Andrew Carlisle is being remembered by his fellow church members in the Queen City.

A mistrial has been declared in the case of a former Seabrook Police officer Mark Richardson, accused of slamming the head of a suspect into the wall of the police station in a 2009 incident that was caught on camera.

The author of a book based on the Pamela Smart murder case has written a letter to the Governor, asking that Smart be paroled.

Sanborn Regional High School students are fighting to save a beloved teacher from the budget chopping block.

Carly Fiorina is confident she'll make the Presidential debate cut when the time comes.

A womens' pro-gun rights group has released a new poll, hoping to convince Gov. Hassan to do away with the state's concealed-carry permits.

A new group is hoping to ensure that immigration reform is part of the 2016 Presidential primary debate.

Business tax rates could drop by 2017 in New Hampshire under a new plan that's got support of Senate budget writers.

Police in Stratham are looking for a convicted killer who's gone missing after his most recent arrest.

1 man is dead after a fiery crash in Canterbury.

A Salem man is in the hospital with a brain injury after being attacked outside his home.

A former hospital technician in Dover has been found not guilty on one sexual assault charge, while the jury was hung on a second charge.

Police in Bow say they seized cash, oxycodone and heroin from a car Tuesday morning.

A Nashua man is facing charges after a fight that included an attack with a baseball bat.

Several pets were killed in a fire at a home in Contoocook Monday.

No charges are expected after a toddler was found walking alone in Franklin.

It was a record-setting weekend for traffic on the New Hampshire Turnpike system.

Inventor Dean Kamen is getting into the restaurant business.

Yikes! A woman in Vermont reached into a bag of grapes and got a very unpleasant surprise.

Ex-American Idol contestant Alex Preston has a new single out.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is visiting the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard today.

A day after officially kicking off his Presidential campaign, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders attends events in New Hampshire, including a town meeting at New England College at noon, a house party in Epping later in the afternoon, and another town meeting in Portsmouth that evening.

Former Pennsylvania Senator and 2012 Presidential candidate Rick Santorum will be formally announcing his 2016 White House campaign in his home state today.

Selectmen in Weare are scheduled to resume their conversation about making the interim police chief a permanent hire. Some residents have expressed concern about some of the costs associated with the move.

2015 Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano will be on hand for a special celebration of the 25th anniversary of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway at an event at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua.

The Coos Planning Board will hear from the developer tonight on plans to renovate the Balsams Resort.

Top News

Senators Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen got an earful from veterans Tuesday at a forum discussing health care options for those who have served.

A ship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has accidentally discharged oily water into the Piscataqua River.

The owner of Pillar Manors, a luxury apartment building in Manchester, says the city is overreaching by demanding she replace more than 100 windows on the building.

Police in Concord are searching for a man who reportedly threatened two children last Wednesday.

Drug deaths in Nashua so far in 2015 are well ahead of the number from the same time last year.

There's a lot of red lights in Hudson, and although many people don't like them, a new study suggests that they are helping to cut down on traffic accidents.

Crews had to use the jaws of life to pull a woman from a car involved in a crash on Route 108 in Newfields this morning.

A moment of reflective meditation ended with a woman climbing out of the sunroof of her car-because it rolled into a pond.

There have been no charges filed thus far in last week's accident involving a vehicle and a bus in Durham.


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders officially kicked off his 2016 Presidential campaign Tuesday in his home state.

Exeter is gearing up for former New York Governor George Pataki's official entry into the 2016 Presidential race on Thursday.

The state Senate version of the next 2-year budget is coming in $100 million over what the House proposed spending.

A local group is calling on the 2016 Presidential candidates to focus on immigration reform during the primary campaign.

A Democratic candidate for the First Congressional District seat held by Frank Guinta wants the U.S. Attorney General to further investigate Guinta's 2010 campaign finance violations.

A bill that's intended to provide much-needed pricing stability for New Hampshire's energy market got the OK of a House committee Tuesday and is now headed for a full House vote.

NH Senate budget writers have rejected additional funding for the Crotched Mountain rehabilitation facility in Greenfield.

The state has won a federal grant to conserve lands near Cardigan Mountain.

The State House could soon be open on Saturdays after a Senate committee approved a measure yesterday.

There are 11 candidates vying to be the next Sheriff of Rockingham County.

Portsmouth is close to passing its first $100 million dollar budget.

Calling it too restrictive, a Dover City Councilor is proposing lifting the tax cap that's intended to limit how much the council can raise property taxes every year.

Supporters of Manchester's Adult Learning Center spoke at a school board meeting Tuesday asking that the program be allowed to stay where it is, but the idea doesn't appear to have much support.

The fate of an old train depot in Benson Park is now in the hands of a Hudson board.


A trial date has been set for Genevieve Kelley, the Whitefield woman who fled the country with her 8 year-old during a custody dispute 10 years ago.

An Epping man has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to charges he used a cement mixer to manufacture synthetic marijuana.

A Nashua woman will spend up to 6 years in prison after pleading guilty to hitting and killing a homeless man while driving drunk last year.

A California company has come to terms with the Attorney General's office after being accused of hosting unapproved online courses intended to treat anger management.


Police in Nashua continue to investigate an attempted kidnapping of a 12 year-old boy on Friday afternoon.

It's been nearly 3 weeks since a Rochester man riding his bicycle was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident, yet there's no word on any arrests even though police say they have a suspect in mind.

A driver was seriously hurt in a crash in Peterborough Tuesday evening.

Not the best way to protest: A New Hampshire man, drunk and carrying a loaded gun, was arrested in Connecticut after complaining the Granite State's gun laws were much better than those in Connecticut.

Police in Merrimack say a teen is facing charges after being found with alcohol and marijuana during a traffic stop.

A Merrimack woman is facing charges after police say she threatened her boyfriend with a knife.

There's a new scam making the rounds-this one promising you cash as a "mystery shopper".

Police in Rochester say a city man is facing drug charges after an early-morning overdose.

A Massachusetts woman is facing charges after being caught trying to shoplift from the Merrimack Outlets.

A stranded hiker was rescued on Mount Washington over the weekend.

A Lancaster man was injured in a weekend ATV rollover.


Layoffs have hit New Hampshire's community colleges.

The deal announced this week between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable isn't expected to have any impact on Hollis or Brookline, the only two towns in NH that have Charter service.

New Hampshire-based Planet Fitness is getting set to take the company public.

Developers have dropped a plan to build a brewery at the home of a former theater in Exeter.

Some businesses in Laconia are happy that work on the Main Street bridge is close to wrapping up; others say they actually saw a spike in their customer traffic.

UNH is narrowing down candidates to redevelop a former fraternity site.


LeBron James is back in the NBA finals for the 5th year in a row.

Other News

A Somersworth doctor is sharing his experiences after returning from earthquake-ravaged Nepal.

A soldier with NH ties was denied service at a hotel in North Carolina-all because of his age.

Seniors at Profile Junior-Senior High School in Bethelem have donated money they raised for their class trip to their principal, who's battling cancer.

It was a record-setting weekend on the New Hampshire turnpike system.

DOT officials are planning a visit to Lancaster to discuss a proposed roundabout at the intersection of U.S. Routes 2 and 3.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital is equipping its security with new technology.

A pair of goats are getting a lot of attention for their brush-clearing work along Route 3.

Whoops: A Greenfield woman accidentally donated her engagement ring to the American Legion.

National and World News

2 FIFA Vice Presidents are among 7 soccer officials arrested and detained in Zurich at the request of US officials in a growing corruption scandal. In Switzerland, criminal proceedings are underway investigating the votes awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup.

The IRS says thieves stole tax information from 100,000 people.

A search resumes today in Texas for at least 11 people missing after deadly flooding over the weekend. Take a look at some of the photos from the storm.

Assets seized from infamous mobster Whitey Bulger will be given to family members of some of his victims.

Victims of the Aurora movie theater shooting in Colorado are taking the stand to testify in the death penalty trial of accused shooter James Holmes.


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