Latest New Hampshire News

Mom of teens who got presidential selfies runs for office

Sep. 16, 2018 3:08 PM EDT

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman whose daughters snagged selfies with every candidate in the 2016 presidential campaign is now running her own campaign for state office. Wendy Thomas, a Democrat from Merrimack, is running for a seat in the New Hampshire House. The town is currently represented...

McMillian runs for 162 yards as Colorado beats New Hampshire

Sep. 15, 2018 10:29 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes beat the heat and a letdown -- now they're taking an unbeaten record into conference play. Travon McMillian rushed for 162 yards and two scores and Colorado beat New Hampshire 45-14 on Saturday. Steven Montez was 14 of 19 for 166 yards passing and another score...

Kyler, Big Green D lead domination over Hoyas 41-0

Sep. 15, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Derek Kyler threw for 177 yards and a touchdown and Dartmouth's defense stifled Georgetown 41-0 in the Big Green's season opener on Saturday. Kyler connected with Drew Hunnicutt on four receptions and a touchdown, and Rashaad Cooper had 16 carries for 112 yards and a touchdown and was...

Longtime ski rivals Colorado and New Hampshire meet on field

Sep. 14, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off an in-state rival and a former Big 12 foe. Now they tackle their next mogul: A perennial adversary on the ski slopes. The Buffaloes try to improve to 3-0 for the second straight year when they host FCS New Hampshire (0-2) on Saturday. The Wildcats...

Correction: New Hampshire Primary-Afghan Refugee story

Sep. 13, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In a story Sept. 12 about an Afghan refugee winning a primary election, The Associated Press reported erroneously the year Safiya Wazir fled Afghanistan. Wazir fled Afghanistan decades ago. She arrived in the United States in 2007. A corrected version of the story is below: Afghan...

Prep school grad convicted of sex assault wants new trial

Sep. 13, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With the family of his accuser looking on, a graduate of an elite New England prep school who was convicted in 2015 of sexually assaulting his female classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest took his bid for a new trial to the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday. The parents...

The Latest: Official: St. Paul's wanted to protect itself

Sep. 13, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct at St. Paul's School, a prominent prep school in New Hampshire (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The state's attorney general's office says a prominent New Hampshire prep school was more interested in protecting its reputation than its students but won't...

Study to focus on partner abuse among college gays, lesbians

Sep. 13, 2018 11:08 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are working on what they say is the largest study ever conducted about sexual violence in the college LGBTQ community. The university says 15 colleges and universities around the country are participating in the work. Researchers expect to...

The Latest: Florence now a Category 2 storm, still dangerous

Sep. 12, 2018 11:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 11:00 p.m. Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm but it is still considered an extremely dangerous and life-threatening storm. As of 11 p.m., the storm was centered 280 miles (455 kilometers) east southeast of...

House race will mean state's first black or gay congressman

Sep. 12, 2018 7:42 PM EDT

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican and Democrat in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District race understand they have the chance to make history but are approaching their roles as trailblazers a little differently. Democrat Chris Pappas is embracing the fact he could become the state's first openly gay...