Latest New Hampshire News

Hikers and cyclists can now cross Vermont on New England's longest rail trail, a year after floods

Jul. 17, 2024 07:32 AM EDT

HARDWICK, Vt. (AP) — A year after epic summer flooding delayed the official opening of New England’s longest rail trail, the 93-mile route across northern Vermont is finally delivering on the promise made years ago of a cross-state recreation trail. The Lamoille Valley Rail Trail...

When does a presumptive nominee become a nominee? Here's how Donald Trump will make it official

Jul. 15, 2024 05:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 2,500 delegates are gathering in Milwaukee this week for a roll call vote to select the Republican presidential nominee, formally ending the presidential primary. It will be a moment lacking in suspense: Former President Donald Trump has already been the...

Gang used drugs, violence to commit robberies that led to four deaths, prosecutors say

Jul. 12, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

A group of gang members who trafficked drugs and guns and used dating websites to connect with people interested in hiring prostitutes were responsible for a series of robberies that led to four deaths, federal prosecutors said Friday. Dubbed the “fentanyl robbery gang,” the...

License suspension extended for 2 years for a trucker acquitted in a deadly motorcycle crash

Jul. 11, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A commercial truck driver who was acquitted in the 2019 deaths of seven motorcyclists won't be eligible to get his license back for another two years, New Hampshire safety officials said. A jury in 2022 found Volodymyr Zhukovskyy not guilty of multiple...

New Hampshire Air National Guard commander killed in hit-and-run crash

Jul. 09, 2024 15:33 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The commander of the New Hampshire Air National Guard was killed in a hit-and-run crash, authorities said Tuesday. Brig. Gen. John Pogorek was securing a load on his trailer on the side of the road in the city of Rochester on Monday night when he was struck...

Gavin Newsom works to bolster Biden in a swing-state tour that could boost both their ambitions

Jul. 08, 2024 22:02 PM EDT

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — For years, Gavin Newsom stayed far away from New Hampshire by design. The ambitious California governor understood that any visit to a bastion of presidential politics would fuel speculation that he might be eyeing President Joe Biden's job. But on Monday,...

Teen safely stops runaway boat speeding in circles on New Hampshire's largest lake

Jul. 08, 2024 15:59 PM EDT

GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — An empty runaway boat speeding in circles on New Hampshire’s largest lake was brought safely to a stop by a teenager who jumped aboard from a personal watercraft. Rich Bono, who captured the events on video, said he was on the dock Wednesday in Lake...

Hospital to pay $300K to resolve drug recordkeeping allegations

Jul. 02, 2024 12:14 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire hospital has agreed to pay $300,000 to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by failing to keep accurate records of controlled substances, including opioids, the U.S. attorney's office said. The Drug Enforcement Administration began...

Today in History: July 2, Civil Rights Act signed into law

Jul. 02, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 2, the 184th day of 2024. There are 182 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a sweeping civil rights bill passed by Congress...

New Hampshire teacher who helped student with abortion gets license restored after filing lawsuit

Jun. 28, 2024 12:26 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Education has restored a teacher's credentials days after she sued, alleging officials had mispresented her involvement in a student's abortion. The teacher, identified only as Jane Doe in her lawsuit filed Monday, didn’t...