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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...

Pamela Smart, serving life, accepts responsibility for her husband's 1990 killing for the first time

Jun. 11, 2024 14:22 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Pamela Smart, who is serving life in prison for plotting with her teenage student to have her husband killed in 1990, accepted full responsibility for his death for the first time in a videotaped statement released Tuesday as part of her latest sentence reduction request. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 31, 2024 20:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — — ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Wes Moore, D-Md.; Will Scharf, a lawyer for Donald Trump; White House national security spokesman John Kirby. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries,...

Federal rule on Title IX is a ruse to require trans sports participation, GOP states say

May. 31, 2024 09:40 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Biden administration has put on hold a plan to prohibit across-the-board bans on transgender athletes on school teams during an election year in which Republicans are rallying around restrictions on trans youths. But GOP state leaders are making sure voters know the...

Political consultant behind fake Biden robocalls faces $6 million fine and criminal charges

May. 23, 2024 22:51 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A political consultant who sent artificial intelligence-generated robocalls mimicking President Joe Biden's voice to voters ahead of New Hampshire's presidential primary faces a $6 million fine and more than two dozen criminal charges. The Federal...

New Hampshire Senate passes bill to restrict transgender athletes in grades 5-12

May. 16, 2024 14:27 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire bill that would ban transgender athletes in grades 5-12 from teams that align with their gender identity is headed to the governor’s desk. The Republican-led Senate voted 13-10 along party lines Thursday in favor of a bill that would require...

New Hampshire moves to tighten rules on name changes for violent felons

May. 04, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — For years, sisters Jennifer McCulloch and Erica Duncan plugged the name James Covington into an online inmate database to confirm that their mother’s killer remained incarcerated. When a routine search last May yielded no results, they panicked. And even...

New Hampshire getting $20M grant to help reconstruct coastal seawalls

Apr. 22, 2024 12:33 PM EDT

RYE, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is getting a $20 million federal grant to help reconstruct coastal seawalls eroded by storms and flooding and received a disaster aid declaration to recuperate costs from a storm in January, officials said Monday. The grant, announced by Federal...

Ex-youth center resident testifies that counselor went from trusted father figure to horrific abuser

Apr. 18, 2024 20:01 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — The man who blew the lid off decades of abuse allegations at New Hampshire’s youth detention center continued testifying at his civil trial Thursday, describing being treated for gonorrhea after being raped at age 15. But the real turning point, he said,...

A former youth detention center resident testifies about 'hit squad' attack

Apr. 17, 2024 03:01 AM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A former resident of New Hampshire’s youth detention center testified Tuesday that his house leader and another staffer restrained him in a stairwell while two other workers sexually assaulted him. The four members of what he and other teens called “the...