Jan 21, 2016 7:26 PM
CHANGING FAMILIES - The National Transportation Safety Board wants to lower the federally-mandated blood alcohol concentration limit for drivers. Currently the federal BAC limit is .08, but the NTSB wants to see states adopt a BAC at 0.05 or lower.
The NTSB doesn't make policy, but its recommendations carry a lot of weight with Congress and state lawmakers.
All states define driving with a BAC at or above 0.08 percent as a crime, but specific laws and penalties vary substantially from state to state.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting a dozen cases of the Zika virus in the United States. The CDC is now asking pregnant women not to travel to 14 countries seeing high rates of infection including those in South America and the Caribbean.
So far, all of the known cases in the U.S. involve of people who were traveling and likely bitten by mosquitoes abroad. There are a million cases of Zika virus worldwide. The disease causes babies to be born with a congenital brain defect.
A recent study suggests that one extremely simple change can lead to dramatic reductions in childhood obesity.
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center say by simply drinking more water, school children can lose weight and keep it off. They say it's something school officials and parents should monitor. The study was published in the online edition of JAMA Pediatrics.
6 hours 24 minutes agoThe community of Nashua is mourning as they learn the body pulled from the Merrimack River in Tyngsborough is believed to be 16-year-old Jacob...
13 hours 41 minutes agoPolice and fire departments recovered the body of a young man from the Merrimack River this afternoon. (More)
Oct 22, 2016 9:05 PMPolice are investigating the possibility that a missing teen was swept into a storm drain in the night during heavy rain. (More)
Oct 22, 2016 7:42 PMPolice deployed a bomb squad and robot to investigate a suspicious package that appeared outside a Walmart on Lowell Road on Saturday. (More)
Oct 22, 2016 3:29 PMBelle Bowers, the mother of Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, has died. She was 94. (More)
Oct 22, 2016 11:31 AMNashua fire responded to over 50 calls in just a three hour period due to the heavy rainfall on Friday. (More)