NASHUA — Gerald Gutekunst, 73, waived arraignment Friday at Hillsborough County Superior Court South for arson and attempted murder, both Class A felonies. Police say he set his Hudson apartment on fire on April 29 in a murder-suicide attempt while his neighbors were living in the units downstairs.
CONCORD — The morning after President Trump visited New Hampshire, his administration announced it had approved a major disaster declaration for Grafton County due to a severe rain and flash flooding event last month.
GOFFSTOWN — Anyone driving down Mast Road over the past few weeks might have noticed something different recently, but the future of the former site of the New Hampshire Correctional Facility for Women remains unwritten.
LONDONDERRY — A Londonderry man driving a white Kia SUV with a home air conditioning unit sticking out a back window, and a gas-powered generator on top caught the attention of a bystander when the driver was stopped by Londonderry police Tuesday.
Herman “Herk” Streitburger was on his final bombing mission and due to go home when his plane was hit by German fighters over Hungary in 1944. He was captured and held as a prisoner of war, enduring starvation, forced marches and a harrowing escape.
Lee Morin was a teenager when Neil Armstrong took that “one giant leap for mankind” onto the surface of the moon. He grew up to become a Navy flight surgeon, then an astronaut, flying on a 2002 shuttle mission to the International Space Station.
CONCORD — Lawyers for the Bedford School District said a dean who was later fired had used a school-issued computer and sent email letters of support to a controversial former co-worker during working hours.
BRENTWOOD — The chairman of the Rockingham County commissioners initially defended his practice of parking in a handicapped spot outside the county jail even though he’s not disabled and doesn’t have trouble walking.
MANCHESTER — Federal rulings, legal activism and an explosion of inmates with opioid addictions are moving county jail administrators to do the previously unthinkable — providing anti-opioid medication behind the walls.
AMHERST — As this town celebrated the 50th anniversary of its hallmark Fourth of July Parade, presidential candidates marched to greet voters in what has become a traditional political venue every four years.