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New Hampshire landfill expansion hearing

Dec. 6, 2019 10:51 PM EST

BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire residents attended a public hearing to voice their objections to a 5.71-acre expansion of a local landfill. North County Environmental Services is seeking a modification to its permit that could potentially accommodate a million tons of waste. The parent company behind...

Warren, Buttigieg scrap puts Democratic divide on display

Dec. 6, 2019 5:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has spent weeks absorbing attacks from moderate rivals looking to blunt her surging campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Now, as the Massachusetts senator risks losing momentum, she's starting to hit back. After a Democratic Party fundraiser in Boston on...

Man convicted of murder denied parole for not having remorse

Dec. 6, 2019 3:58 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Parole Board denied parole for a man convicted of murder after citing he showed no remorse for his crime and refused to accept responsibility. Clifford “Edgar” Avery Jr., 73, appeared before the parole board on Thursday for killing a Concord woman more...

Police: Driver dies after crashing into box truck

Dec. 6, 2019 12:23 PM EST

NORTHWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A driver died after crashing into a box truck that was backing into a driveway, New Hampshire State Police said Friday. Police said Marlene Bateman, 80, of Northwood, was heading west on Route 4 in Northwood at about 6:30 a.m. Friday. She crashed into the passenger side of the truck...

New Hampshire Guard unit getting ready to go to Afghanistan

Dec. 6, 2019 11:58 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire Army National Guard aviation unit is getting ready to head to Afghanistan. A deployment ceremony is scheduled Saturday for the guard's Operational Support Airlift, Detachment 18, in Concord. Based in Concord, the fixed-wing aviation unit is scheduled to deploy to...

Buttigieg backs black leaders after Indiana event disrupted

Dec. 5, 2019 7:18 PM EST

HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is applauding African American leaders in his home city for “speaking their truth” after a protester disrupted an event held to demonstrate black support for the mayor in South Bend, Indiana. African American leaders held...

Attorney for man accused of murder withdraws from case

Dec. 5, 2019 5:28 PM EST

NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — The defense attorney for a New Hampshire man who pleaded guilty to murder withdrew from the case. In a hearing on Tuesday, Grafton Superior Court Judge Lawrence MacLeod approved Caroline Brown's motion to withdraw from Damion Yeargle's case, the Caledonian Record reported....

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...

Senator: Lebanon must be 'on notice' on jailed US citizen

Dec. 5, 2019 2:32 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An American citizen jailed in his native Lebanon since September on no charges is very ill, and if he dies there, then Lebanon should be subject to sanctions, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire said Wednesday. Shaheen, who was addressing a Senate Foreign Relations Committee...

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...