AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Hampshire. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 603-224-3327. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
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CONCORD, N.H. — There is growing anger among Dartmouth alumni following revelations in a lawsuit that three professors harassed and abused female students in their department for years without being sanctioned. By Michael Casey. UPCOMING: 700 words overnight.
PREP SCHOOL-SEXUAL ABUSE
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s Supreme Court heard biting criticism of a prep school graduate’s star-studded legal team Wednesday, as his lawyer argued he deserved a new trial following his conviction for using a computer to lure an underage student for sex. Owen Labrie, 23, of Tunbridge, Vermont, was acquitted in 2015 of raping a 15-year-old classmate as part of “Senior Salute,” a game of sexual conquest, at St. Paul’s School. But he was found guilty of a felony computer charge and several misdemeanor counts of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. By Michael Casey. SENT: 700 words, photos.
FATAL CRASH-SENTENCE: A judge has rejected a request from a driver who caused a crash that killed a teenager and seriously injured another to be transferred from prison to a halfway house for a work-release program.
POLICE DEPARTMENT AUDIT: An audit of the police department in Salem, New Hampshire, by the town manager makes numerous suggestions, but also expresses concern about the department’s culture.
DOCTOR-RECORDINGS: A former hospital doctor in New Hampshire whose medical license was revoked is accused of illegally recording people while employed.
SECRETARY OF STATE: Most of New Hampshire’s living former governors are backing the re-election of Secretary of State Bill Gardner.
WINTER WEATHER-OUTAGES: Thousands of northern New Englanders are still without power a day after a storm dumped heavy wet snow in parts of the region.
SCHOOL THREAT-ARREST: Police in New Hampshire have accused an 18-year-old man of making a bomb threat through social media at a Manchester high school.
TEACHERS CONTRACT: Concord’s school board has approved a long sought after teachers’ contract, adding roughly a $1 million.
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