MANCHESTER — New Hampshire National Guard troops were en route to Manchester on Tuesday morning and one store owner on South Willow Street was boarding his glass entrance as the state's largest city prepared for potentially violent protests in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd.
HAMPTON — When the crowd at a rally seeking change after the death of George Floyd took a knee and called on police to join them, Seabrook Deputy Police Chief Kevin Gelineau and Hampton police Lt. Alex Reno didn’t hesitate.
PORTSMOUTH — A homeless man is facing arson and several other charges after Portsmouth police say he paddled to New Hampshire from Maine in a canoe before starting a fire at a local middle school, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday urged states to crack down on violent protests that have engulfed cities, saying officials should “dominate” and arrest people to restore order after a sixth straight night of vandalism and looting.
MANCHESTER — The city’s school superintendent could lock up the fields at West and Memorial high schools within 10 days, after the athletic director complained that police are unwilling to remove people from them, a claim the chief vigorously disputes.
MANCHESTER — The parents of a Manchester boy who died after being swept away by a wave during a family vacation in North Carolina two years ago say plans to donate a new playground to the elementary school he would have attended are on hold for a year, due to COVID-19 concerns.
The sister of an African-American man who died shortly after a white Minneapolis police officer pinned him down with a knee to the neck called for justice on Wednesday, saying the firing of four policemen over the deadly incident was not enough.