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Exception added to New Hampshire's 24-week abortion ban

May. 27, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's ban on late-term abortion no longer applies in cases in which the fetus has been diagnosed with “abnormalities incompatible with life.” Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill Friday adding an exception to the ban on abortions after 24 weeks...

Man gets life in prison, plus 45 years, in beheading case

May. 27, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man convicted of killing his wife’s co-worker and forcing her to behead him was sentenced Friday to life in prison, plus 45 years. Armando Barron, 32, was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder, which carries a mandatory...

NH court releases redistricting map that moves 5 towns

May. 27, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday released a congressional redistricting plan that moves just five towns from the state's 1st District to the 2nd, rejecting a last-minute attempt by Republicans to block its takeover of the process. Both the House and...

Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in beheading case

May. 26, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A jury on Thursday convicted a New Hampshire man of first-degree murder for killing his wife’s coworker after he discovered they were texting, and then forcing her to behead him. Armando Barron, 32, faces a life sentence without parole. He also was convicted...

Jury finds New Hampshire man accused in killing and beheading of wife's coworker guilty of murder

May. 26, 2022 16:38 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Jury finds New Hampshire man accused in killing and beheading of wife's coworker guilty of murder.

Sununu to veto congressional map, letting court take over

May. 26, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court will redraw the state’s congressional map after the Legislature's latest, last-ditch effort failed Thursday to win over Republican Gov. Chris Sununu. New Hampshire is one few states yet to finalize new U.S. House districts as...

Man pleads guilty to fraud in getting COVID-19 work benefits

May. 26, 2022 09:01 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty in federal court to defrauding government programs that were intended to provide assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic. George Adyns, 51, of Sandown, who was chief financial officer of several companies in Plaistow,...

Defense calls no witnesses in case of man killed, beheaded

May. 25, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prosecutors wrapped up their case and the defense called no witnesses Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of killing his wife’s coworker after he discovered they were texting, and then forcing her to behead him. The judge also denied a defense request to...

Names released in fatal shooting near Space Force station

May. 25, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

NEW BOSTON, N.H. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of a police officer and security guard who fired at a man who died near the New Boston Space Force Station earlier this month. Michael Foley, 33, of Massachusetts, was shot to death May 13 on an access road to the station,...

Former EMT charged with drugging, assaulting children

May. 25, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

KENSINGTON, N.H. (AP) — A former EMT in New Hampshire has been charged with drugging and sexually abusing three children under the age of 13. Todd Burnim, 54, of Kensington, was indicted this month by a grand jury in Rockingham County on a dozen counts of felonious sexual assault...