Latest New Hampshire News

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill

Jun. 18, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services, New Hampshire officials said Tuesday, amid efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of the popular tourist destination. Authorities may even...

New Hampshire authorities charge daughter in mother's death

Jun. 16, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire law enforcement officials have charged a woman with murder in connection with the shooting of her mother . Jennifer Clow is charged with knowing and reckless second-degree murder for causing the death of her mother, Sally A. Miller. Authorities discovered the body of...

Police: Woman shoved dog into lake, watched as it drowned

Jun. 16, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Police say a New Hampshire woman is charged with shoving her golden retriever off a dock and standing by while the pet drowned. Merrimack Police Chief Denise Roy called the incident earlier this month "disturbing." Sixty-six-year-old Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday on a...

Weld takes GOP bid to oust Trump to NH. Voters are confused.

Jun. 15, 2019 11:42 AM EDT

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Bill Weld jokes about not kissing the back of a child's head because he doesn't want to be accused, like Joe Biden, of making people uncomfortable. He tells voters they wouldn't know how obese Americans truly are until they go to county fairs, where "those overalls are working overtime."...

Church loses battle in Christian Science trust case

Jun. 14, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Christian Science church in Australia cannot sue trusts created following the 1910 death of Christian Science movement founder Mary Baker Eddy, New Hampshire's highest court ruled Friday. The state Supreme Court ruled that the Second Church of Christ, Scientist in Melbourne lacked...

7 motorcyclists clocked riding 125 mph down highway

Jun. 10, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

RAYMOND, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state police have arrested seven motorcyclists from Massachusetts on reckless driving charges after they were clocked riding 125 mph (201 kph) on a highway. Police say the arrests happened Sunday afternoon in Raymond, New Hampshire. Troopers were alerted to a group of...

Motorcyclist dies after crash in northern New Hampshire

Jun. 7, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police say a motorcyclist from Canada has died after a crash in the northern part of the state. Police say 71-year-old Norman Groleau, of Quebec, was found in Pinkham Notch, just north of the Jackson town line on Thursday. He was found down a steep embankment...

Court rejects new sex assault trial for prep school grad

Jun. 7, 2019 9:56 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — New Hampshire's Supreme Court on Friday denied a request for a new trial for an elite prep school graduate who argued the failures of his star-studded legal team resulted in his conviction for using a computer to lure an underage student for sex. Owen Labrie, 23, of Tunbridge, Vermont, was...

Authorities identify 3 bodies linked to suspected killer

Jun. 6, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — For nearly two decades, four suspected victims of serial killer Terry Peder Rasmussen remained unidentified — only decomposed bodies found in two barrels. But on Thursday, authorities were able to name three of them. The state attorney general's office confirmed one of the...

Mount Washington is setting for observatory-railway storm

Jun. 5, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Mount Washington, home to some of the world's worst weather, is the setting for a brewing storm between its summit weather observatory and a tourist railway over passenger fees and 19th century property rights. The Mount Washington Observatory atop the Northeast's highest peak sued the...