The developer who won the go-ahead for a 10-lot subdivision on Farm Island on Lake Winnipesaukee has been granted permission to become a party to the lawsuit filed by YMCA Camp Belknap against the Tuftonboro Planning Board and the town, as the camp seeks to overturn the subdivision approval.
OSSIPEE – An assisted living facility being sued for negligence for allegedly allowing a dementia patient to walk away and never be found says the man’s family refused a doctor’s recommendation that he be placed in a locked unit.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday decided not to “Free the Nipple,” refusing to hear an appeal by three women fined in Laconia, N.H., for exposing their breasts in public who had argued that banning female but not male toplessness violates the U.S. Constitution.
WASHINGTON — FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Friday that the bureau will begin advising agents next week of new, stricter procedures to prevent the kind of failures found in their investigation of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.
DERRY — As more psychiatric hospital beds come online in Derry and Portsmouth, emergency room wait lists slowly shrink. But advocates say the state still needs 100 more beds for involuntary admission, and patients held indefinitely in emergency rooms still don’t have any legal recourse.
CONCORD — The state’s highest court wrote that a defendant’s race can be considered in deciding if someone stopped by police truly feels free to go, or if a police stop has crossed the line into unlawful detention.
CONCORD — House and Senate budget writers cut $400,000 from litigation funds requested by Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, touching off a harsh exchange between Gov. Chris Sununu and one of his 2020 Democratic opponents.
NEW YORK — Dozens of potential jurors were excused on Wednesday from serving in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, as the former movie producer’s lawyers accused the judge presiding over the trial of bias.
Ikea will pay $46 million to the parents of a 2-year-old child crushed to death by a Malm dresser, a piece of furniture associated with several child deaths from accidental tip-overs, according to a mediated court settlement announced Monday.
PLAISTOW — A judge will decide whether to dismiss or let proceed a lawsuit filed by the state’s highest-paid school superintendent that claims he has been shortchanged on payment for his compensatory time.
CONCORD — A mentally ill person in treatment limbo — earmarked for transfer from the prison-run Secure Psychiatric Unit but unwanted at the New Hampshire State Hospital — goes before a state judge next week, hoping to win a transfer to the state hospital.
CONCORD — Nathan Carman will not likely see the inside of a New Hampshire courtroom next year, after a state Supreme Court judge allowed his aunts to withdraw efforts to keep the high-profile case in New Hampshire.
SHANGHAI — A firm run by the daughter of Bruce Lee has sued a Chinese fast food chain for using the late kungfu star’s image in its logo without permission and is seeking more than 210 million yuan ($30 million) in compensation, Chinese media outlet The Paper reported.
CONCORD — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has thrown out two child sexual assault convictions over the last two weeks, one involving a Sanbornville man who had been sentenced to state prison for a minimum of 15 years on a child sexual assault charge.
Judges in custody cases must consider domestic violence in deciding what is in the best interests of the child, even for hearings that take place after a divorce is final, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday.
GILFORD — A local woman who worked for the town’s public works department claims she was fired after she made repeated reports that she had been discriminated against and harassed because of her gender.
The local business U.S. Rifle LLC, which makes and markets custom guns, is joining other gun companies nationwide in a lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Attorney General over how their products are classified in that state.
Rep. Devin Nunes of California was angered by a story in his hometown newspaper detailing a claim that investors in a winery he partly owns partied with cocaine and prostitutes. So the Republican decided to sue — in rural Virginia.
A New York state judge on Monday ruled in favor of Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc in a lawsuit against New York City, striking down a new rule limiting how much time drivers for ride-hailing services can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers.
MANCHESTER — Monks at Saint Anselm College have filed paperwork to speed along a decision in their high-profile lawsuit against college trustees. Meanwhile, trustees have challenged the ability of the monks’ lawyer to remain on the case, a move that could delay any decision.