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Police: Bar worker pins man with loaded gun to the ground

Jan. 19, 2022 14:18 PM EST

EXETER, N.H. (AP) — A bar employee helped stop a “dangerous and frightening situation” by pinning a man to the ground after he threatened people in the business with a loaded gun, police in New Hampshire said. Police said the 49-year-old man from East Kingston has been charged...

2 arrested on disorderly conduct charges in US Capitol riot

Jan. 19, 2022 12:40 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two women have been arrested on charges of entering a restricted building, disorderly conduct, and demonstrating related to the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot, the FBI said. The women were identified as Kirstyn Niemela, 33, of Hudson, New Hampshire, and...

Family seeks to sue Lebanon over dead father's captivity

Jan. 19, 2022 10:49 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Lebanese American man’s survivors, who filed an ambitious lawsuit last year alleging Lebanon’s security agency kidnapped and tortured him before he died in the U.S., hope to find an opening after the agency recently responded in an American court. Amer...

NH gov. questions Massachusetts' handling of Montgomery case

Jan. 18, 2022 17:27 PM EST

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu harshly criticized a Massachusetts court on Tuesday for placing Harmony Montgomery, missing since 2019 at age 5, with her father and stepmother before the state could complete a study of their home. Sununu, in a letter to the chief justice of...

Settlement fund proposed for youth center sex abuse victims

Jan. 18, 2022 17:02 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire would create a $100 million fund to settle claims of child sex abuse at its state-run youth detention center under a bipartisan bill that lawyers for the victims call offensive. Ten former workers at the Youth Development Center in Manchester and...

Kirkwood scores 24 to carry Harvard past Dartmouth 60-59

Jan. 17, 2022 21:41 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Noah Kirkwood had 24 points as Harvard edged past Dartmouth 60-59 on Monday night. Louis Lesmond had 12 points for Harvard (10-5, 2-1 Ivy League). Dame Adelekun had 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the Big Green (4-11, 1-3). Ryan...

Man to plead guilty to shaking 5-month-old baby girl

Jan. 17, 2022 12:48 PM EST

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of violently shaking a 5-month-old infant is set to plead guilty to assault. Hunter Berry, 22, will plead guilty to a class A felony count of first-degree assault on a child, according to a case summary filed in Coos County Superior Court. A...

Domestic violence task force to hold first hearing

Jan. 16, 2022 11:05 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A task force created to review domestic violence cases in New Hampshire’s court system is holding its first hearing this Friday. The hearing will be at the state Supreme Court building in Concord from 1 to 4 p.m. to field input from the public as the task...

Highway marker honors first woman to pilot a plane in NH

Jan. 16, 2022 11:00 AM EST

MILFORD, N.H. (AP) — There's a new historical highway marker in New Hampshire honoring the first woman in the state who piloted a plane and was the first female commercial pilot in New England. The marker honoring Bernice Blake Perry has been installed near the Milford Rotary...

Fish and Game: Leave duck boxes alone

Jan. 15, 2022 11:42 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are asking residents to leave duck boxes alone. Wildlife biologists soon will be heading out onto frozen marshes to collect data from hundreds of state-owned boxes set up for for wood ducks and hooded mergansers. Officials...