Latest New Hampshire News

Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism

Sep. 22, 2018 10:38 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who was hoping to land a sales job at Party City was turned down after a manager realized she has autism, according to a federal lawsuit. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Hampshire. The woman,...

Collins: Delay vote to let Kavanaugh accuser testify

Sep. 21, 2018 9:42 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday that President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee's accuser was "appalling" and a disservice to both the judge and the woman who has accused him of a long-ago sexual assault. Collins, a swing vote on the...

12-year-old girl from Honduras reunited with her family

Sep. 21, 2018 12:02 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A girl from Honduras has been reunited with her family in New Hampshire after she was separated from them by the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy on border crossings. Twelve-year-old Nathalia Guzman traveled from Yoro, Honduras with her aunt Francia Guzman, her uncle,...

Hearing denied for man who blames killing on war flashback

Sep. 20, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has denied a pardon hearing request Thursday from a man who strangled his fiancée and stabbed her seven times in the heart 35 years ago. WMUR-TV reports that the Executive Council voted 3-2 on Thursday not to hold a public hearing to re-examine the case of Gary...

Mom of teens who got presidential selfies runs for office

Sep. 16, 2018 3:08 PM EDT

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman whose daughters snagged selfies with every candidate in the 2016 presidential campaign is now running her own campaign for state office. Wendy Thomas, a Democrat from Merrimack, is running for a seat in the New Hampshire House. The town is currently represented...

McMillian runs for 162 yards as Colorado beats New Hampshire

Sep. 15, 2018 10:29 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes beat the heat and a letdown -- now they're taking an unbeaten record into conference play. Travon McMillian rushed for 162 yards and two scores and Colorado beat New Hampshire 45-14 on Saturday. Steven Montez was 14 of 19 for 166 yards passing and another score...

Kyler, Big Green D lead domination over Hoyas 41-0

Sep. 15, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Derek Kyler threw for 177 yards and a touchdown and Dartmouth's defense stifled Georgetown 41-0 in the Big Green's season opener on Saturday. Kyler connected with Drew Hunnicutt on four receptions and a touchdown, and Rashaad Cooper had 16 carries for 112 yards and a touchdown and was...

Longtime ski rivals Colorado and New Hampshire meet on field

Sep. 14, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off an in-state rival and a former Big 12 foe. Now they tackle their next mogul: A perennial adversary on the ski slopes. The Buffaloes try to improve to 3-0 for the second straight year when they host FCS New Hampshire (0-2) on Saturday. The Wildcats...

Correction: New Hampshire Primary-Afghan Refugee story

Sep. 13, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In a story Sept. 12 about an Afghan refugee winning a primary election, The Associated Press reported erroneously the year Safiya Wazir fled Afghanistan. Wazir fled Afghanistan decades ago. She arrived in the United States in 2007. A corrected version of the story is below: Afghan...

Prep school grad convicted of sex assault wants new trial

Sep. 13, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With the family of his accuser looking on, a graduate of an elite New England prep school who was convicted in 2015 of sexually assaulting his female classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest took his bid for a new trial to the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday. The parents...