Oct 21, 2015 9:48 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Housekeeping note: All Things New Hampshire will be off Thursday and Friday.

1 person is dead after a fire at a home in Somersworth last night.

A dramatic scene caught on camera yesterday by NH1 Reporter Chantel McCabe, as a man living in the Rochester motel where a 17 year-old Spaulding High School was found dead last weekend accused of another man of being responsible.

A man was taken to the hospital last night after a report of shots fired near Gill Stadium in Manchester.

An armed and possibly suicidal man was taken into custody in Derry last night after a search through nearby woods.

The Attorney General's office is investigating the "untimely" death of a woman in Gilford, and drugs may have played a role.

The NH1 Poll of Polls suggests that Hillary Clinton has pulled even with Bernie Sanders among New Hampshire Democratic Presidential primary voters.

Well-known GOP booster David Koch recently hosted a fundraiser in Manhattan for Senator Kelly Ayotte and 3 others.

The social media app "Waze" is known for helping you avoid traffic hot spots, but some police fear it may also be used to target officers.

A judge has upheld Owen Labrie's felony computer crimes conviction for going online to lure a fellow St. Paul's student for sex, meaning he'll have to register as a sex offender for life.

A Massachusetts judge has approved a request for a second autopsy on the body of Bella Bond, the young girl who became known as "Baby Doe" after her body was found on the beach of Deer Isle. Her mother's boyfriend is accused of killing the girl.

A Derry man is facing rape and child pornography charges for crimes he committed in Massachusetts.

Police in Plymouth are looking for a man who robbed a local CVS of oxycodone.

An accused house squatter in Manchester is facing charges of burglary and resisting arrest.

A missing Merrimack man has been found safe after 3 weeks away from home.

No guns allowed at pheasant stocking sites in New Hampshire after a hunter was accidentally shot by another hunter last week.

The Portsmouth Police Commission has approved the separation agreement for embattled police chief Stephen DuBois, meaning he'll step down January 1 and get paid through next March.

The family of New Hampshire skier Ronnie Berlack, killed in an avalanche while training in the Alps with the U.S. Ski Team last February, is putting on a training session to educate people about the dangers of avalanches.

Watch snow-making machines at Wildcat Mountain get their slopes ready for the season.

New guidelines for breast cancer screening have been announced, and you may find them surprising: most women are being urged to have them less often.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Will Vice President Joe Biden announce that he's running today? Reports Monday suggested he'd make a decision within 48 hours. We'll be watching for news from the Vice President all day.

Governor Hassan and the Executive Council meet today at 10am at the old town hall in Mason.

Top News

Retired state employees will pay more for their prescription drugs after a legislative panel approved changes to the state retiree benefits program.

Laconia is gearing up for this weekend's Pumpkin Festival, the first in the city since the festival moved from Keene.

Derry Town Councilors have restored $1.6 million in budget cuts after voters rejected them at the polls last week, but it's all being raised through taxes.

Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau has vetoed a controversial ordinance that would regulate panhandlers.

A Concord attorney continues his quest for the release of the Attorney General's complete investigation of former Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams, who resigned amid claims of ethics violations and financial mismanagement in 2014.

Since the New Hampshire Prescription Drug Monitoring Program went into effect last October, state officials have so far tracked more than 102 million individual doses of drugs being prescribed to patients.


It appears there's a new Republican candidate for Governor, and he wants you to take a ride with him.

Say farewell to the old winter parking rules in Manchester, and get ready to embrace odd/even day parking on city streets.

Londonderry is asking state elected officials to help them in their fight to avoid penalties after opting out of the federal school lunch program, saying the students simply weren't eating the food.

Manchester's Board of Mayor and Alderman have approved funding for a study of a pilot program that would get immediate help for heroin addicts who have used Narcan.

It was a sometimes heated debate between mayoral candidates in Nashua Tuesday night. Prior to the debate, four write-in candidates for the Board of Education held a meet-and-greet.

Homelessness and drug addiction were two top issues discussed at a forum of Concord City Council candidates Tuesday.

The Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce held a forum for City Council candidates Tuesday night. Another forum is scheduled for tonight.

Mayoral and City Council candidates in Dover attended a forum on Tuesday as well.

Portsmouth has named an interim police chief following the departure of current Chief Stephen DuBois.

Portsmouth's City Manager is getting high praise from the City Council after a performance evaluation.

Rochester's City Council is considering creating an electronic database for pawn shops, to help better track down cases of theft.

Durham's Town Council has approved the building of a solar array on land the town owns in Lee.


Prosecutors are considering bringing homicide charges stemming from a January 2014 incident at Black Acres between two groups that left one man dead of stab wounds.

A judge has denied a request of a Nashua woman convicted in the beating death of her son and now serving jail time to visit her sick mother.

A Dover man who says Fremont police falsely accused him of raping a mentally handicapped woman is suing and seeking $1.5 million in damages.

A former Nashua man could serve up to 20 years in prison as part of a plea agreement on charges he sexually assaulted a 13 year-old girl.

A man accused of stealing guns from his brother and holding a woman hostage in 2013 has seen those charges get dropped, only to face new charges for violating a bail order.

Charges have been dropped against a Nashua man accused of using a box-cutter to slash a teen during a dispute last year.

A Seabrook man has been indicted on charges he was driving drunk with a child in his car when he crashed in North Hampton over the summer.


A collision led to a car fire and some big traffic tie-ups on Route 101 in Bedford this morning.

Police in Portsmouth have for the first time cited an Uber driver for operating in the city without complying with its new ride-sharing ordinance...and it's a 63 year-old grandmother.

A Manchester man is accused of shaking and injuring his 3-month-old daughter.

Two people were taken to the hospital after being hit while walking in a crosswalk in Derry last night.

A Nashua man is facing charges that he hit and repeatedly choked a woman during a fight last weekend.

A woman in Nashua is accused of befriending an elderly disabled person, then using their credit and debit cards to rack up charges without permission.

Police say a Hooksett man is facing DWI charges after being found asleep at the wheel with his foot on the gas pedal.

A malnourished horse is recovering at a farm in Chichester after being removed from its home in Weare last week.

3 people suffered minor injuries after a car crash on South Main Street in Rochester Tuesday evening.


Eversource is suspending its policy of requiring customers who haven't paid their bills to make a extra deposit, after a state lawmaker found himself in that position.

Whoops: Issues with Pratt and Whitney’s new UPS-operated logistics center near the Manchester-Boston Regional airport are being blamed for holding up up delivery of dozens of jet engines-and costing the company half a billion dollars in sales.

An attorney for Pan Am railways has notified Portsmouth official that the company plans to pursue a "transload" facility for propane in the city's downtown.

Other News

Kennett High School in Conway has banned the display of the Confederate Flag on campus, sparking a protest from some students who say the flag is part of their heritage.

A group dedicated to making Nashua a more "walkable" city met on Monday, and took a stroll for a first-hand look.

It's slow going at the Hillsboro moose hunt check station, with fewer permits issued amid concerns about the moose population.


--  Dealing with the Disease of Addiction? Click here for help --

More from NH1.com

NH1 News Debates
NH1 News Replay

NH1 on Twitter

NH1 SkyView Cameras

NH1 on Facebook

Check out NH1 News Rail Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome