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Volinsky running for governor, 2nd Democrat in race

Oct. 23, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky announced his campaign for governor Wednesday, becoming the second Democrat to enter the race to challenge Republican Gov. Chris Sununu next year. In his announcement, Volinsky said New Hampshire is a beautiful place to live and work,...

Sheriff says police were wrong to take him into custody

Oct. 18, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire county sheriff accused of drunken driving says police erred by taking him into custody without a warrant. The Concord Monitor reports Merrimack County Sheriff Scott Hilliard is arguing that all evidence obtained after his arrest in August should be inadmissible at...

Man pleads guilty to buying silencer and not registering it

Oct. 18, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty to possessing a gun silencer that wasn't registered to him. Court documents say 42-year-old Isaiah Goodwin, of Concord, bought the silencer on a website and received at home. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives seized it during...

Gunman opens fire at church wedding ceremony, 2 people shot

Oct. 12, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church Saturday, shooting two people including the presiding bishop before guests tackled the shooter and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, authorities said. Dale Holloway, 37, has been charged with first...

The Latest: Man charged in New Hampshire church shooting

Oct. 12, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a New Hampshire church (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The New Hampshire attorney general's office says a man has been charged in a shooting that took place during a wedding ceremony. Thirty-seven-year-old Dale Holloway has been charged on Saturday with...

Man accused of sexual misconduct charges involving children

Oct. 11, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been accused of exchanging nude images with children and requesting that they take part in sexual acts. Not guilty pleas were entered Friday for 36-year-old Brandon Aubin, of Concord on sexual misconduct charges, including soliciting sex and transmitting lewd...

English teacher in Corrections Department gets annual honor

Oct. 9, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Teacher of the Year Award has gone to an English teacher who instructs inmates in the state prison system. Kimberly Piper-Stoddard was honored Wednesday at a ceremony at the New Hampshire State Prison for Men in Concord. She's a teacher at Granite State High School,...

World War II veteran getting POW, Purple Heart honors

Oct. 8, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A World War II veteran who was taken as a prisoner of war in Germany in 1945 and later escaped is going to be honored posthumously in New Hampshire. The Purple Heart and Prisoner of War medals will be presented to the family of Lawrence Minnehan on Tuesday. Minnehan, of Lewiston,...

School accused of abuse removing rector names from buildings

Oct. 1, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The names of two rectors from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are being removed from several campus building in the wake of sexual abuse claims against scores of faculty members going back decades. In a weekend letter to the school community, the board president at St. Paul's...

State: School district officials doesn't have credentials

Oct. 1, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire education officials say an interim school superintendent isn't credentialed to serve as a top administrator. Donna Palley has been an assistant superintendent in the Concord School District for eight years. She was elevated to acting superintendent Friday following the...