Severe thunderstorm watch issued
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect into Wednesday evening for York County in Maine and Rockingham County in New Hampshire, including coastal areas and surrounding counties.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Two Seabrook officers fired, others disciplined in assault of suspect
Two police officers were fired and several others were disciplined in connection with the Nov. 11, 2009, assault of a man who had been taken into police custody.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Franek showed courage in a dire situation
The story of Fremont Police officer Derek Franek is another example of the quick thinking that law enforcement must constantly employ in life-and-death situations.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Jeanette M. Morrissette
Jeanette M. Morrissette, 103, longtime resident of Exeter, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood.
Suspects in thefts from stolen van indicted
A pair accused of stealing equipment from a stolen work van and then ditching the vehicle in a parking lot at Exeter Hospital has been indicted on theft charges.
Sobriety checkpoint nets 9 DWI charges, 8 other arrests
State and local police made nine driving while intoxicated arrests and eight other arrests Saturday after screening 556 vehicles during a sobriety checkpoint along Ocean Boulevard in Seabrook.
Man charged in 2 Portsmouth robberies a suspect in Exeter, too
An Exeter man accused of robbing two Portsmouth stores at knife point is also suspected of holding up an Xtra Mart in Exeter in June.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Sen. Shaheen, veterans advocate for each other
On Friday, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen dropped in on a group of veterans running a phone bank to urge other veterans to join in supporting the senator's bid for re-election.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Lieutenant's wife serves 5 days in jail after DWI crash
A Seabrook police lieutenant's wife served five days behind bars earlier this month after pleading guilty to crashing her SUV while driving drunk.
Grand jury indicts for Portsmouth heroin, guns and sex crimes
A Rockingham County grand jury, which convened earlier this month, returned indictments for multiple Portsmouth cases including six heroin-related arrests, sex offenses, gun threats and thefts.
More charges for suspect in 7-town chase
Two more police departments have filed charges against a man accused of leading police on a lengthy high-speed chase and manhunt over the weekend.
Weekend is ripe with local flavor
At the farm stands and markets, sweet local corn and juicy ripe tomatoes have begun to replace flavorless imported varieties we endure most of the year, and that means we are in the middle of summer and it's time for fairs and festivals.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Sobriety checkpoint this week in Seabrook
As a result of the increasing incidents of drinking and driving, the New Hampshire State Police, in cooperation with the Seabrook Police Department, the Hampton Police Department, and the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office have applied for a superior court petition to conduct a sobriety checkpoint.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Newmarket man charged with dismantling marijuana grow, drug sales
Michael Hurteau, 49, of Main Street, was arraigned on five drug charges in 10th Circuit Court, Brentwood Division, following his arrest on Tuesday.
Humid air spawns strong storms in Nashua area, across New England on Tuesday
Strong thunderstorms rife with thunder, lightning and torrential rains that at one point triggered a brief tornado warning jangled the nerves of residents across Hillsborough and Rockingham counties Tuesday afternoon.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Raymond man seeks to upend 2010 sex assault conviction
Robert Payette, 57, is seeking to upend his sex assault conviction returned by a jury in Rockingham County Superior Court.
Woman jailed after Elwyn Road crash
A woman accused of driving into a pole, through a fence and onto an Elwyn Road lawn Friday night is jailed on cash bail and court-ordered to have no contact with her fiance, who is expected to be arrested for allegedly helping her flee the crash scene.
Officer Franek who risked his life to save Steve Arkell recalls fateful day
He and Fremont Police Chief Jon Twiss were making small talk about the Bruins and Canadiens and the police activity that day.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Strafford County jail holds immigrant detainees
County Administrator Ray Bower and Jail Superintendent Bruce Pelkie said the Strafford County jail currently has its largest number of ICE detainees this year, but not because they were "dumped" on the facility.
Derry woman sentenced for 13 residential burglaries in Rockingham County
A Derry woman pleaded guilty to burglarizing 13 homes around Rockingham County, stealing jewelry and other valuables that she pawned before police caught her in January.