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Maine man arrested in New Hampshire on OUI charge after collision

A man from Maine was arrested by Portsmouth, New Hampshire Police Department officers Tuesday night on a felony charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated after his pickup truck allegedly ran a stop sign and collided with the driver of a Honda Accord.


Dover Aroma Joe's drive-thru flasher alleged to be Farmington man with kids in the truck

DOVER – A Farmington man who is alleged to have exposed himself while ordering coffee at Aroma Joe’s could get years in prison if convicted. Police officials say Adam Upson, 25, had two children under the age of four in the pickup truck with him at the time of the incident. He was indicted by a gran


Kamala Harris confronts the 'elephant in the room' on the campaign trail

PORTSMOUTH, NH — Kicking off her first New Hampshire town hall, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., asked the audience to let her address "the elephant in the room" before she went any further.


Police solve 1966 New Hampshire cold case murder

CONCORD, N.H. (WCAX) Authorities in New Hampshire have solved a 50-year-old cold case murder thanks to fingerprint evidence from the crime scene. In 1966, Everett Delano, 49, was shot and killed during a robbery at Sanborn's Garage in Andover, New Hampshire. Police had no leads at the time.


ICE detainee caught with handcuff key may get years in NH prison for it

DOVER – A detainee is facing seven years in prison for allegedly being in possession of a handcuff key while in custody. Rigoberto Villalona Contreras, 36, is charged with delivery of prohibited articles when officials discovered the handcuff key on him during a routine booking search Nov. 30 at the


Harris draws huge support in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH – Supporters of Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris were out in force Monday evening in Portsmouth. Sen. Harris, D-Calif., received standing ovations for her comments about gun control, access to health care and immigration reform during a town hall event at South Church on Stat


Knobjob Marley And Miss Schlong Let Their 1 Year Old Eat Fentanyl They Sell, Then Lie To Cops And Tell Them Kid Picked Up Pill On Ground At Target And They Let Her Suck On It

Herald: The parents of a 1-year-old Lawrence girl who was hospitalized for fentanyl exposure were ordered held without bail Tuesday on drug trafficking charges — after cops said the couple initially lied about where their daughter found the pill. Mcdanner Pereyra and Jennifer Ouch, both 27, of Lawre


New Hampshire gives Harris a hard time for rarely showing up

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Kamala Harris herself referred to it as the “elephant in the room.” The question of whether the California Democrat will genuinely compete in the first-in-the-nation primary hung over her President’s Day town hall in Portsmouth — even after 1,000 people packed the church to see he


Ex-tow company owner gets at least 2 years in prison for witness tampering in son's drug case

BRENTWOOD -- The former owner of Tim and Joni’s Towing in Epping will spend two to four years in state prison for witness tampering in a case against his son, who was sentenced to up to 40 years in prison last year for running a drug trafficking ring.


Big changes coming to Medicaid in New Hampshire

CONCORD — The Executive Council has tabled a nearly $1 billion contract for Medicaid services to hold public hearings and share more information about the three companies who will manage health care for one out of seven New Hampshire residents over the next five years.


Portsmouth: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

PORTSMOUTH, NH — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some help in your search? With our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.


Family of teen killed on Route 125 sues driver

DOVER — The family of a teen hit and killed while walking on Route 125 in Gonic in 2017 is suing the driver. Family members of the late Noah M. Ratliff, 18, of Farmington, are seeking various damages as a result of the fatal crash, which happened near Tri-City Carwash around 11:50 p.m. on Feb. 1, 20


Maps: How much snow is forecast for New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont

Northern New England is in for another snowstorm, which will arrive late Wednesday evening and taper out by Thursday afternoon. It’s welcome news for skiers hoping to hit the slopes in the coming days.


Massachusetts man sentenced to almost 6 years for drug trafficking

A Massachusetts man will serve nearly six years in prison for dealing drugs in Maine. Fray Cayetano, also known as Manny, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Portland to 69 months in prison with three years of supervised release for distributing fentanyl and conspiring to distribute fe


Back-to-back multi-vehicle crashes on Rt. 4 in Durham

DURHAM — Two multi-vehicle crashes occurred within 15 minutes of each other Tuesday morning on Route 4, according to police. At 7:33 a.m., Durham police said, they responded to the intersection of Route 4 and Madbury Road for the report of a two-vehicle crash.


D-II boys hockey: Dover seniors account for every goal in 8-0 rout of OR

DOVER — Early goals have a weird way of setting the tone of a game. For the Dover High School boys hockey team, it scored quickly in both the first and second periods on Wednesday night, which ultimately went on to fuel an 8-0 rout of Oyster River in Division II action at the Dover Ice Arena.


Iraq immigrant worked tirelessly to start Portsmouth wrestling team

There are very few young men as impressive as 17-year-old Ali Alrobaiay, a junior 132-pounder who wrestles at Portsmouth (N.H.) High. And it has nothing to do with his performance on the mat. Prior to last weekend’s Division 2 state meet, in which he placed fifth, he sported a modest 13-11 record.


4th UNH football player charged in frat-house riot

DURHAM — Two more University of New Hampshire students, including a member of the football team, have been charged in connection with an alleged riot at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity last month.


Reports of sick dogs in Rye lead to police investigation

RYE, N.H. — Police in Rye, N.H. are investigating reports of dogs becoming sick after owners walked them in an area where edible substances that looked like dog treats were later found.


‘Cupid of Chaos’ may be prosecuted in New Hampshire first

ALFRED – York County District Attorney Kathryn Slattery said both Maine and New Hampshire are willing to extradite Michael Middleton, the man charged in New Hampshire with bigamy and who faces a number of charges in Maine.