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FBI says British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein scandal

Jul. 2, 2020 9:36 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — FBI says British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

Massachusetts tells fireworks seller to stop ads in state

Jul. 2, 2020 9:12 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general is demanding that a fireworks retailer with stores in New Hampshire stop targeting its advertising to residents of Massachusetts, where fireworks are illegal. Attorney General Maura Healey in a cease-and-desist letter sent Wednesday to Phantom Fireworks...

Brendan Williams, president of the New Hampshire Health Care Association, wears an isolation gown with no sleeve openings for hands, which was received in a shipment from the federal government, outside Webster at Rye senior care center on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Rye, N.H. The problematic gowns, child-sized examination gloves and surgical masks with ear loops that break when stretched make up the bulk of the personal protective equipment recently sent by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to New Hampshire nursing homes, according to Williams. The facility is not using the items they received from FEMA. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Nursing homes say feds sent useless protective equipment

Jul. 1, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Isolation gowns with no arm openings. Child-sized gloves. Surgical masks with ear loops that break when stretched. Such items make up the bulk of the personal protective equipment recently sent by the federal government to New Hampshire nursing homes struggling with the coronavirus...

Security funding for houses of worship quadruples

Jul. 1, 2020 9:09 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire houses of worship and other non-profit organizations are getting a four-fold increase in federal funding to protect their facilities against potential terrorist attacks. Until last year, only organizations in major metropolitan area were eligible for the Department of...

N.H. Rep. Wendy Thomas, D-Hillsborough Co., kneels for the national anthem during a legislative session on the drained hockey rink at the University of New Hampshire on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Durham, N.H. The N.H. House of Representatives met for their scheduled final session of the year, with safety restrictions due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

House finishes work with slew of 'Christmas tree' bills

Jun. 30, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Christmas came early for the New Hampshire House on Tuesday, but for the most part, only Democrats were celebrating. With their work interrupted for months by the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers scrambled to meet Tuesday's deadline for final action on all bills. After the Republican...

New Hampshire House passes tough drinking water standards

Jun. 30, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

The New Hampshire House passed a bill Tuesday that would put into law some of country's toughest drinking water standards for a group of toxic chemicals and provides tens of millions of dollars to help communities in the state meet the rules. The House voted 210 to 116 on the standards put forth last year by the...

N.H. House of Representative members, who choose not wear a protective masks, sit in the

House passes package of pandemic-related bills

Jun. 30, 2020 5:06 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House responded to the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday with bills targeting everything from employment and elections to housing and health care. One of the five bills sent to Gov. Chris Sununu would permanently implement changes made to the state’s unemployment...

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016 file photo, author Dan Brown arrives for the premiere of the movie

Ex-wife of 'Da Vinci Code' author alleges he led double life

Jun. 30, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The ex-wife of “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown has filed a lawsuit alleging the man known for writing about conspiracies and secret societies led a double life during their marriage that included a tryst with a Dutch horse trainer and other affairs. In her lawsuit filed...

New Hampshire man charged nearly year after fatal crash

Jun. 30, 2020 9:40 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man faces negligent homicide and other charges nearly a year after a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Bedford. The attorney general’s office says that 23-year-old Andrew Duffy was driving on Route 101 last Aug. 15 when he crashed from behind into a...

"Red-flag" gun bill headed to Sununu for likely veto

Jun. 29, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill allowing guns to be taken from people who present a danger to themselves or others is on its way to Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, who is likely to veto it. The Senate, controlled by Democrats, voted 14-10 along party lines Monday in favor of the bill, which would allow relatives...