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Police: Man pulls knife on store employee in mall robbery

Dec. 13, 2019 2:55 PM EST

A man was arrested on charges of pulling a knife on a store employee at the Mall of New Hampshire in Manchester and fleeing with $2,000 worth of merchandise, police said Friday. Police said a man went into the Best Buy store at the mall at about 4 p.m. Thursday, grabbed some items and began running for the exit....

Nashua mayor approves city for refugee resettlement

Dec. 13, 2019 2:18 PM EST

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire mayor has given approval for refugees to resettle in his city. Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess recently submitted his written consent to the U.S. Department of State in accordance with an executive order from the Trump administration. The September order requires state and...

Democrats announce early primary state debate schedule

Dec. 12, 2019 12:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will hold four primary debates in each of the early primary states as voting gets underway next year, with some of the debates scheduled for just days before voters head to the polls, the Democratic National Committee announced in an email to campaigns Thursday. The first...

Police: $11K in mall purchases made on stolen credit cards

Dec. 10, 2019 2:26 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Two men rang up more than $11,000 in purchases at a mall on stolen credit cards, police in New Hampshire said Tuesday. Police in Manchester said a wallet was taken out of a fitness club in Manchester on Nov. 18. It had multiple credit cards. Soon after the theft, the victim learned...

Report: Man who shot man at garage won't face charges

Dec. 5, 2019 4:39 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man who shot and killed another man who was crawling out of his garage won't face any charges, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said Thursday. The attorney general's office issued its report into the July 19 shooting of Jason Barry, 42, by Colin Bouchard, 24, in...

Manchester man won't be charged in fatal shooting

Dec. 5, 2019 2:23 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man who killed another man while defending an injured friend in Manchester won't be charged in the fatal shooting, the attorney general's office said Thursday. Adrian Welch, 29, shot Kevin Denbow, 37, on March 14. He told investigators that Denbow stabbed his friend after they...

Manchester officials approval refugee resettlement there

Dec. 5, 2019 1:37 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's largest city has voted to support refugee resettlement there. Manchester’s Board of Alderman voted Tuesday to use federal funds to support resettlement agencies after Gov. Chris Sununu gave his consent in November. “We embrace the diversity here and...

Remaining patients at youth treatment center removed

Dec. 5, 2019 10:44 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The remaining patients at New Hampshire’s only youth substance use treatment center have been moved out of the facility after another teenage resident was hospitalized, officials said Thursday. Authorities were called to the Granite Pathways center in Manchester just after noon...

Man pleads guilty to being a felon in possession of gun

Dec. 4, 2019 3:20 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, prosecutors said Wednesday. Court documents said David Weekly, 23, of Concord, was in a vehicle stopped by police in Manchester in January. Weekly admitted to an...

Court rejects appeal from man convicted of sexual assaults

Dec. 4, 2019 1:22 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal from a man who was convicted of sexual assault charges involving three children. Paul Stratton, 69, was sentenced to more than 100 years in prison last year. Prosecutors said he attacked children he knew from 2003 to 2017...