Latest New Hampshire News

Wounded officers sue Sig Sauer, say gun goes off by itself

Dec. 02, 2022 16:20 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Police and federal law enforcement officers are among 20 people from multiple states saying they were wounded by a popular type of Sig Sauer pistol, the latest lawsuit alleging that the gun is susceptible to going off without the trigger being pulled. The...

Dems move to make South Carolina, not Iowa, 1st voting state

Dec. 02, 2022 16:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats voted Friday to remove Iowa as the leadoff state on the presidential nominating calendar and replace it with South Carolina starting in 2024, a dramatic shakeup championed by President Joe Biden to better reflect the party’s deeply diverse electorate. ...

AP sources: Biden tells Dems he wants SC as 1st primary vote

Dec. 02, 2022 10:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has declared that Democrats should give up “restrictive” caucuses and prioritize diversity at the start of their presidential primary calendar — dealing a major blow to Iowa's decadeslong status as the state that leads off the process. ...

'A joke': Man charged after fake ad draws calls to candidate

Dec. 01, 2022 12:32 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man is accused of posting a fake Craigslist ad for a free trailer with a legislative candidate's number on the day of the election, later telling investigators he meant it to be a joke after a flood of unwanted calls and texts jammed up the candidate's...

Galette scores 17 as Sacred Heart downs New Hampshire 66-61

Nov. 30, 2022 22:52 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Nico Galette had 17 points in Sacred Heart's 66-61 victory against New Hampshire on Wednesday night. Galette also added 13 rebounds and four steals for the Pioneers (5-3). Raheem Solomon scored 12 points, going 3 of 9 from the floor, including 1 for 4 from...

Williams' 16 help Dartmouth down NVU-Johnson 99-41

Nov. 30, 2022 22:08 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Jayden Williams' 16 points helped Dartmouth defeat NVU-Johnson 99-41 on Wednesday night. Williams shot 6 for 12, including 4 for 9 from beyond the arc for the Big Green (3-5). Jackson Munro was 4 of 4 shooting and 4 of 4 from the free throw line to add 13...

AG: Deadly force by police, neighbor justified in shooting

Nov. 30, 2022 11:22 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Three police officers and a neighbor were legally justified in using deadly force against a man who had fired his gun at them, and he ultimately died of a single gunshot wound from one of the officers, the New Hampshire Attorney General's office said in a report. ...

Celery stalk in trash, luck, lead to lost wedding rings

Nov. 30, 2022 11:00 AM EST

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) — A celery stalk sighting and a little luck came together to help a New Hampshire man find his wife's wedding rings in a 20-ton trash trailer, the jewelry wrapped in a napkin he had accidentally thrown away. Kevin Butler had taken the trash to a transfer station...

Democratic lawmaker charged with stalking in New Hampshire

Nov. 30, 2022 10:20 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker convicted in August of repeatedly texting 911 during non-emergencies is now jailed on a stalking charge related to a Facebook post. Rep. Stacie Laughton, 37, of Nashua, who was arrested Nov. 12, is accused of violating a court order...

Biden shows little urgency as Dems mull 2024 primary shakeup

Nov. 30, 2022 08:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats considering shaking up the order of their 2024 presidential primary are waiting on President Joe Biden, anxious to see if he'll endorse stripping Iowa of its traditional leadoff spot or discourage major changes while mulling his own potential reelection bid. ...