Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

U.S. 04/18/19, 14:25

A man already convicted in three slayings and serving a life sentence has pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated murder and other charges in an attack on an Ohio prison guard. Casey Pigge was sentenced to 32 more years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday in the Feb. 20, 2018, attack on ...

Tasty waves, a cool buzz: NH man surfs with coffee cup board

Amazing 03/30/19, 14:08

A New Hampshire man placed second in an innovation contest after fashioning a surfboard out of hundreds of used Dunkin' Donuts coffee cups.Thirty-two-year-old Korey Nolan, of Hampton Falls, spent seven months collecting the cups for a competition put on by surf brand Vissla called Creators and Innovators Upcycle Contest. The ...

Update: Harris holds town hall in snowy New Hampshire

Politics 02/18/19, 18:21

The Latest on the presidential candidates (all times EST): 6:20 p.m. Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris has held her first New Hampshire town hall in snowy Portsmouth along the coast. Before the event began, Harris stood on the steps of South Church and addressed a swelling overflow crowd that had been waiting outside ...

Update: Booker kicks off first visit to New Hampshire

Politics 02/16/19, 10:45

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Sen. Cory Booker is kicking off his first visit to New Hampshire with a personal touch, sharing his family's story with about 100 voters in the Democratic-leaning town of Portsmouth. Booker is one of five sitting Democratic senators already running in ...

Police: Armed Uber driver held man in crashes at gunpoint

U.S. 01/02/19, 18:48

Police in New Hampshire say a man who crashed into cars and a restaurant was held at gunpoint by an Uber driver until officers arrived moments later. Police said 50-year-old Aaron Marconi was charged with drug possession, drunken driving, threatening and misconduct on New Year's Eve. It wasn't immediately known if ...

Additions make OVC high school football strong again

Football 10/30/18, 00:28

Ohio Valley Conference high school football appears to be back.Downtrodden overall for several years, the OVC sends four of its eight teams — Fairland, Gallia Academy, Ironton and Portsmouth — to the playoffs this week. The addition of Gallia Academy, which won the league outright Friday night with a 44-0 ...

Pappas T-shirt becomes hot topic at congressional debate

Health 10/24/18, 07:23

Eddie Edwards and his congressional opponent Chris Pappas spent much of a debate Wednesday talking about the economy, but the most heated exchange revolved around a T-shirt.Edwards, a Republican, suggested a T-shirt with the word "Resist" Pappas had been photographed wearing showed he would go to Washington only to oppose ...

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