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Victim in fiery Seabrook car crash identified as Hampton teen

SEABROOK – Local police on Tuesday identified the victim of Sunday's fatal car crash as 18-year-old Lily Dore of Hampton, N.H. The cause of the fiery crash off Route 286 near the town's wastewater treatment plant, along with the cause of death, have not been determined, according to a statement rele


Model Citizen? No. But Exeter Man Is At Center of First Amendment Dispute

Robert Frese’s police file is as thick as the Bible, but it contains a very different collection of stories. Take the time he hit a traffic flagger and drove off. It was August 2017, and Frese, unhappy with a road closure in Portsmouth, bumped his car into Fred Chase before fleeing the scene.


A man allegedly robbed an Andover CVS at gunpoint for narcotics

A man robbed an Andover CVS at gunpoint Tuesday morning and fled with narcotics, police say. Andover police say they’re looking for the man who entered the 68 Main St. pharmacy with a black and silver handgun at about 7:30 a.m..


Peter Rabbit Visits Wright Start Preschoolers in Exeter

EXETER, NH — Wright Start Preschool students got to spend a special day with Peter Rabbit on Thursday, during the Seacoast School of Technology's 25th annual Beatrix Potter Tea Party. The day coincided with the preschool students completing their learning activities about the author — over the past


Packed Hearing on Legalizing Pot Bill, More Testimony to Come

CONCORD – Legalizing marijuana “is all about the money,” opponents insist, while those in favor said a bill now advancing in the legislature is about ending a failed, 85-year policy on pot prohibition.


Florida Judge Orders Robert Kraft Spa Video Not be Released for Now

A Florida judge has ordered that a video police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex not be publicly released for now. Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser accepted arguments by Kraft's attorneys that releasing the video could harm chances for a fair trial on misdemeano


Hampton death of 34-year-old man ruled a homicide

HAMPTON, New Hampshire — The death of a man in Hampton, New Hampshire over the weekend has been ruled a homicide as police continue to investigate. Police were called to an apartment in Hampton on Saturday, April 20, where they found 34-year-old Juan Astacio Gonzalez unconscious with obvious injurie


Exeter Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

EXETER, NH — Here's a look at the week-ahead weather, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain starting in the evening. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.


What happened the last two times the Bruins and Maple Leafs played Game 7

The Bruins and Maple Leafs will play Game 7 to decide who advances to the second round Tuesday. It is the third time a Bruins-Leafs playoff series has required seven games in as many postseason meetings: one in 2013, and another just last year.


Alleged bigamist, formerly of Maine, to plead guilty in New Hampshire

A former Maine man with a history of domestic violence charges is expected to plead guilty and be sentenced Friday in New Hampshire on the unusual charge of bigamy. Michael Middleton, 43, most recently of Old Orchard Beach, faces between 3 and 1/2 to 7 years in prison on the class B felony charge, a


Police: Search underway for armed robber who fled CVS with trash bag full of drugs

ANDOVER, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Andover are searching for an armed robbery suspect who fled a CVS with a trash bag full of stolen drugs on Tuesday morning, officials said. Officers responding to a report of a robbery at the pharmacy on Main Street around 7:30 a.m. ordered a shelter in place at Doh


Video: Bernie Sanders says even ‘terrible people’ like the Boston Marathon bomber have a right to vote while in prison

Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Monday during a town hall in New Hampshire that even ‘terrible people” like Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should have the right to vote while they are in prison.


Teen charged with assault leaps from courthouse balcony

BOSTON - Massachusetts State Police say a teenager suffered severe injuries in an apparent leap from a Boston courthouse's fourth-floor interior balcony. The teenager was facing domestic assault charges in juvenile court, but was not in custody. He had been released after his arrest and came to cour


Judge sends Plaistow man back to jail after assault

BRENTWOOD -- A man charged in a Plaistow stabbing who was free on bail is now back behind bars after a judge found that he was a danger to the community. Angel Rivera was whisked away to the Rockingham County jail following a Tuesday hearing where county prosecutors sought preventive detention and a


Prostitution Sting in New Hampshire Leads to 8 Arrests

Eight people are facing charges after a day-long prostitution detail in Manchester, New Hampshire. After receiving several complaints of prostitution in the Lincoln and Laurel street areas, the Special Enforcement Division and Uniform and Community Policing division conducted a detail on Friday.


In New Hampshire, Gov. Hogan keeps 2020 door open

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan told a New Hampshire political breakfast Tuesday that he is "listening" to people encouraging him to mount a presidential bid against President Donald Trump.


Man shot in brazen daylight home invasion in Fitchburg

FITCHBURG, Mass. — One man is being treated for a gunshot wound after an apparent home invasion in Fitchburg, according to police. Police were called to 9 Chester St. just before noon for a report of shots fired, Police Chief Ernest Martineau said.


Driver dies in Seabrook crash, fire

SEABROOK — Authorities are investigating a single-vehicle crash early Sunday that killed the driver after the vehicle slammed into a tree off Route 286 and burst into flames.


State Clears Haverhill Principal, Staff in Restraint Case; Second Agency Finds Program Faults

A Haverhill principal and four other staff, placed on paid leave after a student assault March 29, have been cleared of any wrongdoing and are expected to return to their jobs.


New Hampshire Attempts To Abolish Death Penalty

New Hampshire is one of the 30 states with the death penalty, and lawmakers there are trying to change that. Both the House and Senate have voted to repeal the death penalty, leaving the legislation in the hands of Gov. Chris Sununu. Morning Edition Host Joe Mathieu spoke with Northeastern Universit