• New Hampshire September 23, 2023 11:11 pm

    Armed robber steals cash from Bank of America in Portsmouth, NH

    The robbery occurred at the Bank of America on Islington Street, Portsmouth police said.

  • New Hampshire September 23, 2023 11:54 pm

    Portsmouth police looking for armed bank robber

    A bank in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, was robbed Saturday morning, and police are looking for the man who got away. Portsmouth police say detectives and a police dog responded to the Bank of America on Islington Street around 10:17 a.m. after they received a 911 call for an armed robbery. A search was conducted but the suspect was not found….

  • New Hampshire August 28, 2023 2:32 pm

    Police ID man who died after being assaulted, then falling from Portsmouth, NH parking garage​

    Police have identified the man who died early Saturday morning after eyewitnesses say he was assaulted by a group of men and then fell from a parking garage onto a sidewalk in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Portsmouth police identified the victim Monday as 28-year-old Zachary S. Colbroth, of Rochester. The assault happened between a nightclub and the parking garage shortly before…

  • PORTSMOUTH August 2, 2023 1:57 pm

    Man hit and killed by car in downtown Portsmouth, NH

    A man is dead after he was hit by a car in the downtown area of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, early Tuesday. The city’s police department said officers and firefighters responded to the crash just before 5 a.m. at the corner of State Street and Marcy Street — right near Prescott Park. The victim was rushed to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where…

  • New Hampshire July 20, 2023 5:13 pm

    Killer named in 1981 murder of NH beauty school student

    Investigators found that Ronney James Lee, who died in 2005, killed Laura Kempton in her Portsmouth apartment, New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella said

  • New Hampshire July 20, 2023 5:49 pm

    Man who killed NH beauty school student Laura Kempton in 1981 is identified

    The man who killed a beauty school student in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, more than four decades ago has been identified, authorities said Thursday. Laura Kempton, 23, was found dead of massive head trauma at an apartment on Chapel Street on Monday, Sept. 28, 1981, according to an unsolved homicides page on the city’s website. Through DNA information and other investigative…

  • PORTSMOUTH April 13, 2023 4:04 pm

    Man Facing Charges for Threat at Portsmouth, NH High School

    School was canceled in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Thursday, after a video on social media threatened violence at the city’s high school, according to a note from the district’s superintendent. The Portsmouth Police Department received a video of someone saying that they would commit a school shooting at Portsmouth High School, Superintendent Zach McLaughlin wrote Wednesday night, explaining the...

  • PORTSMOUTH April 7, 2023 10:53 am

    Man Arrested After Dragging Trooper During Pursuit in Portsmouth, NH

    A man was arrested after a police pursuit in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Thursday night. Police said the man, identified as 28-year-old Michael Anthony Arrington of Orlando, Florida, fled the Portsmouth police station around 10 p.m. The car, an Audi Q5 with Florida plates, was spotted five minutes later at a local gas station, according to police. State police said…

  • eat new england February 26, 2023 10:53 am

    At NH's Oldest Brewpub, the Food Might Just Outdo the Beer

    There’s a certain sameness to so many small cities across the country, ones that have an abundance of chain shops and chain restaurants on the outer fringes (usually by a highway), a mix of chains and independent businesses downtown and perhaps more in the way of independent spots in their residential areas. Once you leave New England, it feels...

  • PORTSMOUTH February 26, 2023 10:52 am

    PHOTOS: Food and Beer Are Both on the Menu at the Portsmouth Brewery

    With all the food to get through, it’s almost easy to forget that the Portsmouth Brewery is, well, a brewery.

  • PORTSMOUTH February 22, 2023 7:04 am

    ‘Hateful' Vandalism Incidents in Portsmouth, NH

    The New Hampshire Attorney General’s office said the Department of Justice Civil Rights Unit and Portsmouth police are actively investigating at least 16 instances of swastikas and other hateful messages being drawn with red spray paint on properties around downtown Portsmouth, including a Jewish synagogue, somewhere around 2:30 a.m.

  • civil rights January 17, 2023 5:04 pm

    Neo-Nazi Group's Hateful Banner Over Route 1 in NH Prompts Civil Rights Charges

    The leader of a New England neo-Nazi group and a second man are accused of hanging a hateful banner over Route 1 in New Hampshire this summer, an act that the attorney general says violates the state’s Civil Rights Act. The charges stem from actions of the National Social Club-131 (NSC-131) members on July 30, 2022. NSC-131 is a neo-Nazi…

  • PORTSMOUTH November 24, 2022 10:36 am

    1 Dead, 3 Seriously Injured in Portsmouth Rollover Crash

    A rollover crash in Portsmouth, New Hampshire early Thursday morning ended with one passenger dead and several seriously injured, according to police. Police say 22-year-old Tyler N. Troy of Northwood, New Hampshire was driving with five other people in a 2018 Porsche Macan around 1 a.m. when the car drove into the grass median in the center of the Portsmouth…

  • PORTSMOUTH September 6, 2022 1:12 am

    22-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Portsmouth Crash

    A 22-year-old is dead after his motorcycle and a car collided Saturday night in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, police said. Portsmouth police officers responded around 10:19 p.m. to the crash on Lang Road near Longmeadow Road and found the motorcyclist with serious injuries. He was taken to the Portsmouth emergency room where he later died from his injuries, police said. He…

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