BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Dec. 17, 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.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking news and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.
PREP SCHOOL-SEXUAL ABUSE
CONCORD, N.H. _ A lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate who’s served two months of a one-year sentence on his conviction of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2015 asks a judge to suspend the remaining time. Developing from 1 p.m. hearing; photo planned.
CHINESE TOURISTS-SEX TRAFFICKING
PORTLAND, Maine _ A New Hampshire husband and wife who used a messaging system popular in China to entice women to come to the U.S. to serve in the sex industry appear in court for detention hearings. Developing.
FATAL CRASH-NEW HAMPSHIRE
DOVER, N.H. _ A driver died Monday after his SUV crashed into a concrete barrier at a toll plaza and caught fire, New Hampshire State Police said. Justyn Tyndaal, of Rochester, New Hampshire, was traveling north on Route 16 in Dover when he lost control of the vehicle in the early morning hours, police said. SENT: 185 words.
DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH
Lawyers for a Vermont man charged in a wrong way crash that killed five teens are expected in court Monday ahead of Steven Bourgoin’s trial. By Lisa Rathke. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m.
WRONGFUL VOTING CHARGE: A Florida man has been accused of voting in New Hampshire on Election Day in November 2016.
MAPLE SYRUP DAY: Maple syrup has its own sweet holiday.
FIREWORKS STORE FIRE-ARREST: Police have accused a New Hampshire man of recklessly discharging his shotgun at home, causing a fire at a nearby fireworks store.
GAS PRICES: Gas prices have dropped a few more cents per gallon in northern New England.
THIN ICE WARNING: The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is warning people to be wary of thin ice after several rescues over the past few days.
WASTEWATER TREATMENT: A wastewater treatment and collection system serving 10 Lakes Region communities in New Hampshire has been recognized for its compliance, safety and public outreach.
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