30 Percent Surge in Murders Across the Country, Seacoast Safer
The FBI’s crime statistics for 2020 released this week show a 30 percent surge in murders across the country, and though New Hampshire’s totals have gone down, the Seacoast region accounts for a quarter of the state's homicides. Overall, New Hampshire is relatively safe, according to the crime reporting published by the FBI. According ...
Race Horses and Hidden Book Deals Key in Dan Brown Lawsuit
“Da Vinci Code” scribe Dan Brown allegedly hid assets, including book and television deals, as well as expensive horses, from his ex-wife during their divorce trial.
New Hampshire’s Fab Family Charity Leaders Due in Court
The leaders of the Fab Family Fund, a charity accused of improperly collecting money that was supposedly going to women who survived breast cancer, are due in Rockingham Superior Court next month.
Seacoast Liquor Stores See Big Sales Increase in New Hampshire
Thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, Seacoast liquor sales in New Hampshire are up by more than $10 million over the past year. “Combined gross sales at NH Liquor & Wine Outlets in Portsmouth, North Hampton, Hampton, Seabrook and Somersworth reached nearly $136.9 million ...
Dover Man Pleads Guilty to Dealing Fentanyl
A Dover man pleaded guilty Thursday to two federal counts of possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, as Dover remains one of the communities hardest hit by the state’s opioid epidemic.
Believe in Ghosts? You Can Tour the Haunted Spots of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Roxie Wicker operates the tour company New England Curiosities, which takes people on tours to the many different haunted spots in and around Portsmouth.
Somersworth Police Officers Cleared in Assault Lawsuit
The jury found that the police officer did not use excessive force and did not commit battery against the suspect.
Trial Involving Handcuffs Starts Monday for Two Somersworth, NH Police Officers
The trial in a lawsuit alleging two Somersworth police officers assaulted a man during an arrest is set to begin Monday in the United States District Court in Concord.
Maine Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Rochester, NH Boy’s Identity
In 2017, Keene allegedly used the boy’s information to buy a $56,000 BMW from a Manchester dealership. The BMW financing company is located in Ohio, triggering the federal wire fraud charge, according to court records.
Epping Woman Who Threatened Election Official May Plead Guilty
Katelyn Jones, 23, was arrested by FBI agents at her mother’s home in December, after she allegedly made threats against Monica Palmer, chairwoman of the Wayne County Michigan Board of Canvassers.