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Woman gets 5 to 15 years in prison for overdose death

Sep. 28, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to five to 15 years in prison for selling fentanyl to a man in 2016 who ingested the drug and suffered a fatal overdose, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said. Kaylee Santos, 28, pleaded guilty in 2020 to...

2 women sue New Hampshire over youth detention center abuse

Sep. 28, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two new lawsuits alleging abuse by New Hampshire youth detention center workers are the first from female accusers. The lawsuits filed Monday by Corrine Murphy and Natasha Maunsell are the latest in what is expected to be a flood of individual...

Liz Cheney to keynote New Hampshire award banquet

Sep. 28, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney will be the featured speaker at a New Hampshire fundraising event celebrating the First Amendment. Cheney, R-Wyo., a fierce critic of fellow Republican Donald Trump, will speak at the Nackey S. Loeb School of...

Man accused of break-in, attempted sexual assault in bedroom

Sep. 28, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Police in Dover, New Hampshire, are looking for a man who is accused of breaking into a woman's apartment and trying to sexually assault her in her bedroom. Police said in a news release that the woman woke up around 1 a.m. on Monday and found a man...

Judge rejects lawsuit on early end to unemployment benefits

Sep. 27, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit challenging a decision by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's administration to end unemployment benefits under the federal CARES Act early, saying the claims are based on flawed interpretations of state law. The...

Wife pleads not guilty to helping husband in hit-and-run

Sep. 27, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The wife of a man charged in the hit-and-run death of a retired New Hampshire police sergeant has pleaded not guilty to charges that she attempted to help him evade capture. Angela Sprowl, 39, faces two misdemeanor counts of hindering...

Brookline sued over proposed workforce housing development

Sep. 26, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — Developers hoping to build multifamily workforce housing in New Hampshire are suing the town of Brookline for blocking their proposal. NHPR reports that Brookline Opportunities LLC and Tamposi Brothers Holdings LLC filed a lawsuit last week...

4 names added to New Hampshire fallen firefighters memorial

Sep. 26, 2021 08:34 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The newest addition to the New Hampshire Fallen Firefighters Memorial marks the first time the state is recognizing a death caused by occupational cancer. Newington Fire Chief Darin Sabine died of cancer in 2019. His name was one of four added to...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bishop Guertin 48, Merrimack 35 Concord 48, Portsmouth- Oyster River 28 Goffstown 28, Bedford 7 Kennett 42, Merrimack Valley 21 Lebanon 41, Gilford-Belmont 13 ...

Howard, Bair help Dartmouth run over Sacred Heart 41-3

Sep. 25, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Nick Howard and Zack Bair combined for 257 yards and three touchdowns on the ground, Derek Kyler threw for two scores and Dartmouth rolled to a 41-3 win over Sacred Heart on Saturday. Howard had 154 yards on nine carries with touchdown runs of 53...