Embattled Merrimack County Sheriff Scott Hilliard, who was convicted of drunken driving last month and added to a list of problem law enforcement officers last week, will resign at the end of March, he said in a letter dated Wednesday.
Hampstead school officials have taken legal action to try to force the head of the School Administrative Unit 55 board to hand over a $28,600 report on an investigation into allegations that the board created a hostile work environment and engaged in harassment.
Twenty-one states have rejected an $18 billion settlement proposal from three major U.S. drug distributors to resolve lawsuits over their alleged role in the opioid crisis, but discussions are still active, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon, whose office was taken over five months ago by Attorney General Gordon MacDonald, said he is ready to resume full control of the state’s largest office of prosecutors, though others say nagging issues persist.
BRENTWOOD — A Massachusetts lawyer is denying allegations made by President Donald Trump’s former 2016 campaign manager who filed a lawsuit claiming he wasn’t properly represented during a bitter property battle with his Windham neighbors.
DOVER — A New Durham couple was falsely portrayed and had their privacy violated by Animal Planet’s “North Woods Law” in a 2018 episode that featured a police stakeout of a marijuana grow in the woods, according to a lawsuit against the popular show’s creators.
BRENTWOOD — A Manchester man was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison Monday for playing a key role in a drug trafficking operation that state prosecutors have said involved the largest amount of fentanyl they’ve seen to date.
MANCHESTER — Defense lawyers for Justin Moura, the city man charged with murder outside Club ManchVegas last March, are adding a second strategy for his upcoming trial — that an involuntary muscle contraction caused him to fire the gun that killed the passenger in an SUV as it veered toward …
A judge has ruled the town of Ossipee must pay its $8.59 million share of the funds needed to operate the Governor Wentworth Regional School District on the timetable set by the school not by the selectmen.
LACONIA – A Manchester man has filed a medical negligence suit against three physicians and the hospital where they work claiming he suffered brain damage because he was not appropriately treated for abnormally low levels of sodium in his blood.Scott Leduc alleges he developed osmotic demyel…
A San Francisco-based developer of electronic health record software will pay $145 million in fines for accepting kickbacks from drug companies, including a "major opioid producer," to access to their EHR software so they could influence a doctor's prescription decisions, the top federal pro…
NEW YORK — A federal judge set an Oct. 5 trial date for Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two associates of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, setting the stage for more information to emerge about their alleged campaign finance violations before November’s presidential election.
CONCORD — A former staffer with the State Employees Association won the first round of her gender bias and sexual harassment federal lawsuit that alleges SEA President Rich Gulla made “many sexually inappropriate jokes and references to every female person in the office.”
CONCORD — Elaine Brown, the dentist who became one of the faces of the anti-government militia movement of the 2000s, will be free from prison by the end of February, after a federal judge on Friday cut short her 35-year sentence.
The Lebanon man charged with a drive-by shooting near the Dartmouth College campus is free on bail after closed-door meetings with the judge in the case uncovered the fact key witnesses may not testify, according to court records.
The Raymond School District is denying all claims of liability and damages and insists that it took swift action to fire a former kindergarten teacher convicted of assaulting a student whose mother has filed a lawsuit over the way he was treated at school.
CONCORD — The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire wants a Merrimack County Superior Court judge and lawyers to “hash out” what portions of a confidential report into how the Concord School District handled allegations that a former teacher sexually assaulted a student should be r…
LACONIA — A Gilford woman charged with making false claims that she was injured by skin care products is asking a judge to throw out incriminating statements she allegedly made to investigators asserting she was not informed of her rights against self-incrimination and to have a lawyer prese…
MANCHESTER — When his longtime girlfriend left him for one of her co-workers, Salem resident Kenyoun Gifford hatched a convoluted scheme to break into his rival’s Manchester apartment and plant child sex abuse images.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared divided over a Montana tax credit program that could benefit private religious schools in a case that could open the door to more public funding for religious institutions.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices appeared inclined to endorse a Montana program that provided tax incentives to those who fund scholarships for families to use at religious schools.
WASHINGTON — With the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump under way, U.S. senators have polished their talking points about upholding the Constitution. They also have another phrase at the ready: “Please do not touch me.”
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states to fast-track consideration of their appeal seeking a definitive ruling that the Obamacare health care law does not violate the U.S. Constitution.
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.