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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Durham crash
DURHAM — A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital Tuesday afternoon with serious injuries after he collided with a sedan on Newmarket Road in Durham, police said. According to Durham police, 31-year-old Frank McPhee of Northwood, operating a 2006 Suzuki, was traveling northbound on Newmarket Road w
Woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in alleged Hampton domestic violence incident
HAMPTON -- A woman is hospitalized with serious injuries after she was allegedly pushed backward into a metal bed frame by her boyfriend, who claims she fell out of bed. James Ansley, 52, of Hampton, was arraigned Thursday for felony second-degree assault.
Researchers closer to discovering why autism is more common in boys
DURHAM, N.H. — Researchers at the University of New Hampshire could be on the brink of discovering why boys are four times more likely than girls to develop autism. A three-year study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, focused on male and female enzymes in the brains of mice. Researchers
Soon-to-be grandma closing Rochester store
ROCHESTER — For 17 years, Dale Marino has always had one foot in her home life and one foot in her business, Country Essentials. With her first grandchild on the way in May, Marino said, it’s time to take a full step in one direction and close her home decor and primitives shop, even though it's sti
Ken Burns, other famous alumni join new Hampshire College committee
AMHERST — Hampshire College’s president has announced the creation of a new committee full of famous and influential alumni to serve as an independent sounding board for the school’s leaders as they move closer to a decision on the college’s future.
Salem bank robber who spent money on drugs, lottery gets year in jail
BRENTWOOD -- A Massachusetts man who robbed a Salem bank last year, and told police that he spent the money on drugs and scratch tickets, will avoid state prison time. Scott Hayward, 33, of Lawrence, Mass., was sentenced Wednesday to a year in the Rockingham County jail and must pay $6,903 in restit
Route 4 bridge replacement planned in Durham
DURHAM — State highway officials are planning to replace a bridge along Route 4 in the summer of 2020, but traffic impacts could begin as soon as this fall. Bunker Creek Bridge, located west of Wagon Hill Farm, is one of New Hampshire’s “red list” of bridges most in need of replacement. Construction
Lori Loughlin, husband to share court stage with Felicity Huffman
Embattled actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion-designer husband Mossimo Giannulli will be allowed to put off their highly anticipated debuts in Boston’s federal district court, but only until April 3 — meaning they’ll be sharing the spotlight with actress Felicity Huffman.
Twisted Tea Truck Goes Up In Flames On New Hampshire Interstate
BOSTON (CBS) – A tractor-trailer carrying Twisted Tea went up in flames Thursday morning during the morning commute on a busy New Hampshire interstate. Flames destroyed the cab of the truck on Interstate 93 near Exit 7 in Manchester.
Trio accused of beating autistic teen in attack posted on Snapchat
SEABROOK -- Three teenagers have been indicted for an alleged attack on an autistic 18-year-old who was beaten, burned with cigarettes and spit on at a Seabrook home while several people recorded the incident and laughed, police said.
Attention Shoppers: Ocean State Job Lot is Coming to the Lilac Mall in Rochester
If you're like many shoppers who have been waiting on confirmation to the rumor that Ocean State Job Lot may be taking over some space at the Lilac Mall in Rochester, New Hampshire. Well, the rumor has been confirmed!
Can Robert Kraft beat the Fla. solicitation charges? Here’s what some legal experts say
There’s hope for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft if he tries to beat the misdemeanor prostitution solicitation charges pending against him in Florida, legal specialists in that state said Thursday.
Copley Hospital CEO departing for New Hampshire
Copley Hospital is losing its top administrator. Chief Executive Officer Art Mathisen, who has led the Morrisville hospital since 2016, informed staff and board members on Thursday that he is leaving later this year to become president of Memorial Hospital in North Conway, New Hampshire.
Tickets Going Fast For These Events Near Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, NH — New and exciting events are coming to the Portsmouth area all the time. Whether it's concerts or sporting events, theater performances or magic shows, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's a roundup of just some of the offerings near you.
Police: Tennessee men planned to sell AK-47, other guns in Brockton
BROCKTON — Three Tennessee men arrested in the city with a cache of firearms and ammunition planned to sell the guns, including an AK-47, an officer testified in court Thursday.
Rochester man to plead out in revenge porn case
DOVER — Strafford County‘s first revenge porn case won’t go to trial because the defendant will plead guilty to a lesser harassment charge in exchange for 90 days in jail, according to court documents.
Portsmouth police log: March 19
8:11 a.m.: Responded to a home, from which there was a 911 hangup call. Resident said a child was playing with the phone. 8:33 a.m.: Explained panhandling laws to someone on Woodbury Avenue.
Happy Birthday! Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch Ticket Gift From Wife
BOSTON (CBS) – An Ipswich man hit the jackpot on a birthday gift from his wife. Gjergji Prifti won $1 million on a $5 Massachusetts State Lottery scratch ticket. He’s the second $1 million prize winner from the “$1,000,000 Double Jackpot” game. The ticket has chances to win on both the front and bac
Maine Man Sentenced For Fentanyl Trafficking In NH
CONCORD -- A Maine man was sentenced to 63 months in prison on Thursday after New Hampshire State Police found 714 grams of fentanyl in his possession during a 2017 traffic stop.
Warning For New Hampshire Residents: Black Bears Are Insanely Hungry, Looking For Food In Your Yard This Spring
Black bears are coming out of their dens with an appetite for destruction… which means your back yard will become their playground if you have tempting food attractants. Thus, New Hampshire residents should remove their birdfeeders and trash cans, according to WMUR.