On Thursday, a harrowing crash on I-93 in Hooksett, New Hampshire, left state police baffled and two people dead. Herman and Doris Hassinger, residents of Block Island, were flying up to New Hampshire's New Hampton School for a board meeting in a small single-engine Beechcraft plane when they crashed onto the northbound lanes of the interstate.
Late last month, on a Sunday evening, Zach Pollard was crossing the intersection at Chestnut and Hall Streets in Waltham, Massachusetts when he was hit by a car. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the accident, only to be tracked down, arrested and charged a few weeks after the event.
Ever been stopped for a driving violation? In New Hampshire the highest speed limit I have seen is 65 mph. It looks like many states now have speed limits as high as 70 mph or higher on portions of their highways. Oddly enough with speeds increasing, the number of highway fatalities has decreased. It is estimated that the number of people who died in a vehicle accidents last year will be th lowest since 1949!
A recent study conducted by the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) in Oregon found that over the past two years, New Hampshire's premium rate for workers' compensation coverage rose to the ninth highest in the nation. In 2010, the state ranked 10th, while in 2008, it came in at 14th.
On October 4, Richard Davis was driving his Ford Mustang on Route 16 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, near 7 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed. The accident occurred in the northbound lane of the Spaudling Turnpike in between the Portsmouth Circle and Rockingham Avenue, near the highway's interchange with I-95.
On Saturday, less than a week after a woman was injured when her ATV rolled over on a trail in Sandown, New Hampshire, a teenage girl riding one of the recreational vehicles was hurt when her machine crashed into a motorcycle.
In early 2011, Maine resident Robert Vozzella filed a lawsuit against Portsmouth Regional Hospital (PRH) arguing that the medical facility was responsible for his wife's death. According to the Seacoast Online, a web-based newspaper, his case was settled out of court last Wednesday.
Ryan Fogg, of Seabrook, New Hampshire, was arrested on an attempted burglary warrant on July 2. Last week, a jury indicted him for felony escape because Fogg allegedly inspired a police chase throughout most of the fateful day, The Union Leader reported.
Over the long weekend, in Bedford, New Hampshire, Matthew Gendron decided to have a party. He invited friends and prepared by buying large quantities of alcohol to stock the fridge of his apartment at 95 McAllister Road. Saturday night, the house began to fill up.
Gina Suliveras, a Windham resident, registered nurse and mother of three, was arrested and charged with DWI and other offenses on Tuesday, October 3, while her children sat in their mother's parked vehicle.
One week ago, on October 1, a New Hampshire woman was reportedly beaten by Kurt Schaitel, a Nashua resident. The 47-year-old man was arrested shortly after the incident and has been charged with several counts of assault.
After a jury nullified a guilty verdict in the case of Doug Darell, a Rastafarian man who grew marijuana plants as part of his religion, last month, another defense lawyer in the Granite State has urged nullification for his client.
If you are heading to court for a criminal, DWI, divorce, family law issue or any other legal matter, you may find yourself feeling nervous and not sure what to expect. When you are at the court it is critical to not show negative emotions or hostility about your situation.
In the early morning hours on Sunday, September 30, a 22-year-old woman and her 23-year-old male passenger were involved in a near-fatal car crash on Route 101 in Marlborough, New Hampshire, a suburb of Keene.
On Tuesday, September 25, Lebanon High School students were rushed out of their classrooms after a fire was discovered in a boys' bathroom on the second floor of the building. The hazard was discovered when sprinklers went off around 2:25 p.m.