Latest New Hampshire News

Trump opens 2024 run, says he's 'more committed' than ever

Jan. 28, 2023 19:17 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump kicked off his 2024 White House bid with stops Saturday in New Hampshire and South Carolina, events in early-voting states marking the first campaign appearances since announcing his latest run more than two months ago. ...

New Hampshire defeats UMass Lowell 69-65

Jan. 28, 2023 15:40 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Clarence O. Daniels II had 22 points in New Hampshire's 69-65 win over UMass-Lowell on Saturday. Daniels added 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (10-10, 5-3 America East Conference). Jaxson Baker scored 14 points while shooting 5 for 10, including 4 for 8 from beyond...

Chris Ager elected chair of New Hampshire Republican Party

Jan. 28, 2023 15:08 PM EST

SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Chris Ager was elected chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party on Saturday after promising to take a bolder approach in defining the party. Ager, a Republican National Committee member, defeated another longtime GOP activist, Lou Gargiulo. He said he...

Dispute in bar led to fatal shooting outside, arrest made

Jan. 28, 2023 12:25 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A dispute in a bar led to a fatal shooting outside of the business and an arrest on a second-degree murder charge, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said Saturday. Police found Timothy Pouliot, 24, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds shortly...

Republicans confront bitter divide; no clear path forward

Jan. 28, 2023 01:02 AM EST

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Ronna McDaniel has become the longest serving leader of the Republican National Committee since the Civil War. But now, she must confront a modern-day civil war within the GOP. Frustrated Republicans from state capitals to Capitol Hill to the luxury...

Cops: 5 kids removed from home because of squalid conditions

Jan. 27, 2023 15:11 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire couple is facing criminal charges for allowing five children, including one who hollered out a window for help, to live in squalid conditions, police say. Steven Legault, 36, and Candace Krauklin, 35, both of Manchester, were arraigned Friday...

Trump's return to Facebook could be major fundraising boost

Jan. 26, 2023 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The decision by Facebook's parent company to soon reinstate Donald Trump's account comes at a critical moment for the former president as he tries to build campaign momentum for a return to the White House. Reclaiming his social media megaphone could open an...

Dems vote to give states more time on new primary calendar

Jan. 25, 2023 21:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic National Committee panel voted Wednesday to give New Hampshire and Georgia more time to make changes that would allow both to be part of a revamped group of five states leading off the party's presidential primary starting next year. But even as they...

Brown scores 23, New Hampshire knocks off Albany (NY) 84-65

Jan. 25, 2023 20:53 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Kyree Brown's 23 points helped New Hampshire defeat Albany (NY) 84-65 on Wednesday night. Brown had five rebounds for the Wildcats (9-10, 4-3 America East Conference). Matt Herasme scored 22 points and added seven rebounds and three steals. Nick Johnson shot 6...

New marijuana legalization bill gets New Hampshire hearing

Jan. 25, 2023 17:21 PM EST

CONCORD, N.h. (AP) — The New Hampshire Legislature is once again debating recreational use of marijuana but efforts to legalize it still face significant hurdles. In the decade since the state legalized medical marijuana, the House has passed recreational marijuana bills several...