Latest New Hampshire state government News

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Sununu vetoes bill prohibiting school mask mandates

May. 21, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu has vetoed a bill that would have prohibited New Hampshire schools from implementing face mask mandates. The bill vetoed Friday would have prohibited school boards or other public education agencies from adopting policies requiring students or...

Panel approves another New Hampshire redistricting plan

May. 16, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — House and Senate negotiators in New Hampshire approved yet another congressional map Monday with time running out to meet both legislative and judicial deadlines. New Hampshire is one of a few states that have yet to complete the redistricting process required...

Man fatally shot by officer near NH space force station

May. 16, 2022 11:13 AM EDT

NEW BOSTON, N.H. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot by a police officer near the New Boston Space Force Station died of a single gunshot wound, according to an autopsy. The manner of death of Michael Foley, 33, from Massachusetts on Friday night is a homicide, the attorney general's...

Woman sought in New Hampshire man's killing nabbed in Boston

May. 15, 2022 16:15 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman wanted in the stabbing death of a man in New Hampshire has been apprehended in Boston, authorities said Sunday. Stephanie Beard was arrested Saturday and has been charged with being a fugitive from justice in Massachusetts, according to New Hampshire...

Arrest warrant issued for woman in fatal stabbing of man

May. 14, 2022 11:25 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman in the stabbing death of a man in New Hampshire, authorities said Saturday. Stephanie Beard, 34, has been charged with second degree murder in the killing of John Glennon, 71, at an apartment complex in...

Prosecutors: Man shot and killed by police

May. 14, 2022 10:46 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire prosecutors say they're investigating the fatal shooting of a man by police in New Boston. State Attorney General John Formella said the incident happened in the overnight hours Friday in the town about 15 miles west of Manchester. ...