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say a tip from a concerned student led them to find a gun, drugs and stolen property in another student's backpack. jean: authorities say the handgun was not loaded and the west high school student confessedded that he had had the items in his backpack. josh: andy hershberger just finished talking to the superintendent and joins us now live in manchester. reporter: authorities say that the student involved is a juvenile and we will be face -- will be facing charges as well asis officials say they were made aware by a concerned student that there may be a problem. school officials say the school resource officer and the west high school principal spoke with the student in question. authorities say the student confessed to having an unloadedded handgun, drugs and drug paraphernalia and other stolen property in his backpack. authorities say everything was secured without incident and though one was in any danger. the school day was not interrupted. the student is a juvenile and no
i'm andy hershberger. wmur news 9. jean: thanks. tonight a new hampton man is charged with sexually assaulting two minors. the belknap county attorney says the assaults happened 10 years ago. cherise leclerc is live from the courthouse where robert ely was arraigned. reporter: the county attorney told us this took so many years to investigate because they wanted to make sure they had enough evidence to bring those charges against the 60-year-old man was arrested at his home in blake hill road in new hampton yesterday after multiple allegations of aggravated felonious assault involving multiple victims. he was arraigned on three charges, two counts of feloniou- the county attorney says both the victims were between the
crimes took place 10 years ago. they are declining to tell us how ely is connected to those victims, to protect their privacy. if he does post bail, he'll have to adhere to strict conditions. >> he can have no contact whatsoever with the two victims in this case, but in addition to that is to have no unsuper advised contact with any minor child and is further ordered not to participate in any group present. reporter: they do believe other people in that community may have more information on this case. if that is the case, they want those people to come forward. josh: an al lens town man is in custody, charged with stabbing three people including his ex-girlfriend. jennifer: police say clinton lennon was armed with two knives
people inside. lennon is facing self charges that include first degree assault. police say the victims suffered stab wounds, and authorities say one of the victims is an ex-girlfriend of lennon's. the attacks were not random. police say the assaults happened at 17 edgewood drive at the old town homeowners coop. they arrested lennon at his residence at 3 pine crest circle, a short distance away >> officers responded to that location, the victims had identified him, they went, searched the residence and found him underneath a bed inside the room, at which time he was talked out from under the bed and placed into custody without incident. reporter: lennon's bail was set at $200,000, and all three victims were treated at concord hospital. josh: the man accused of
ian mcpherson faces two counts of attempted murder and two counts of first degree assault. police say mcpherson shot officers hardy and o'connor during a pursuit back in may. jean: on this first day of fall we're already seeing changing colors on the trees, still feels like summer out there. hayley lapoint has new information about our ongoing drought tonight. hayley: good evening, yes. we're just digging ourselves deeper the more sunny days that av of course it was beautiful to be outside but we desperately need rain. despite the rain we got earlier, it really didn't help things out. so here's the latest map, this came out today and not really any big changes. still in extreme drought, severe levels in concord. in the lakes region and further north you're at either moderate or not considered in a drought. so that's good for foliage, in
it's expected to be great, in the southern part of the state not so much. in the 80's now concord, manchester, nashua. 70's in the north country. yes, we do have some rain on the way. you can see it up in canada, and it's going to be dropping down into our area during the day tomorrow. i'll show you the timing of these showers and what the weekend looks like, ahead. josh: the extreme drought and now. but for farmers who grow christmas trees, this dry year will result in long-term losses. adam sexton is in milford to explain why. reporter: it might seem early to start talking about the holidays, but when it comes to christmas trees, this year's drought has been a real grinch. at miracle acres farm in milford it would take divine interintervention to bring back the christmas trees that tried and failed to put down roots in
year died. reporter: farmer david wheeler, who is also on the executive council, says his farm's above ground water supply dried out weeks ago. he's been able to use a well to save christmas trees in their second and third years of growth. but he, like so many others in new hampshire agriculture, is still waiting for rain. >> you see on the weather scattered showers coming, well, they never seem to get here. reporter: miracle acres started and survived a severe drought in 2000. >> this is probably twice as bad for us, we plant about 1,000 trees a year. and in 2000 we lost about 500 of those, in some of the areas where the soil is shallower. but here we just lost everything, the whole thousand we planted is dead. reporter: the rest of milford is feel the heat too, the town gets it water from gravel packed wells charged by the souhegan river.
use restrictions. >> this year we've seen the water levels decrease a foot and a half, two feet and stay there. so we're not seeing that bounce back like we typically do. reporter: they're hoping for that bounceback sooner rather than later. but the real effect will be felt in about a decade when these trees would have reached maturity. >> in the lifive afarmer you have some tough reporter: this years trees will be fine for the holidays. but they're dry, it's important to keep them watered once they're in your living room. josh: people can also bring containsers and outdoor hoses to the station to get water to use for cooking or drinking at home. the department says sell people have taken advantage of the
we're going to continue to keep the stations open for the folks, so until we get maybe a week's worth of good steady rain, i can't imagine or see this correcting itself for a while yet. josh: both fire houses will be staffed and open 24 hours a day for anyone needing showers or water. jean: dozens of people say they spotted a meteor in the sky over new hampshire last night, between 9 and0: hooksett, hampstead and milton. our viewers send in some amazing pictures. an officer from the northfield police department was able to catch it on his dash cam. >> i was just driving down park street and all of a sudden there's a big bright light in the sky right in front of me, looked like a meteor streaking across the sky. >> its brightness and the drops off, that it's blue and happen sod quickly, i would say would
jean: that was professor morin from plymouth state who specializes in astronomy. you'll hear more from him coming up at 6:00. let's check on the traffic watch. hopefully no meteors in your way. live pictures over 239 in manchester. josh: jamming up the ride, in manchester on 293 there's an accident at 101, 293 northbound at 101. that has got the left lane blocked and traffic is stop and go back to exit 1, south willow street in manchester, further west on the brakes approaching 114 and then on 114 itself at shirley hill road there's a two car crash there that has traffic at a stand still. we have another accident on the
up in concord there's an s.u.v. on its side that has traffic at a stand still between exits 13 and 14, making your way north through concord. everett turnpike northbound is bus any merrimack, 93 north from the state line a piern slow down as you make it through the work zone in win ham. 101 east an incident in candia that has traffic backing up to exit 2. and the spaulding turnpike northbound is stop and go through newington. i'm p jean: up next, 500 million accounts are compromised tonight in one of the largest cyber hacks ever. what you need to know if you've ever held a yahoo account. >> the justice department sends resources to charlotte in response to violent protests, why the congressional black caucus says the attorney general should do more.
narrator: over and over it's been their agenda: anything to defund planned parenthood. kelly ayotte and washington republicans
voted 6 different times to defund planned parenthood. they're on a crusade to block services new hampshire women and families depend on: birth control, basic women's healthcare. kelly ayotte and washington republicans have put defunding planned parenthood at the top of their agenda... and it's time for that to change. i'm maggie hassan
llege education can make. narrator: colin van ostern. the son of a single mom, he went to college on student loans, became a stonyfield business manager responsible for a hundred million dollars in revenue. then, a top executive at southern new hampshire university's college for america. colin van ostern: most of our students graduate debt free. cutting student debt should be our goal for all state colleges
josh: breaking news out of tulsa, oklahoma where prosecutors judge just charged a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmedded manslaughter. the shooting occurred last friday. dash cam and aerial video shows 40-year-old terrence crutcher had his arms in the air as he walked away from officer betty shelby, but the footage does not have a clear view of the moment shelby fired the deadly shot. also right now, the national guard is moving into charlotte, north carolina and the federal government is sending a team
conflict between police and residents. jean: some lawmakers say the justice department is not doing enough. reporter: jean, federal peacekeepers are heading to charlotte. but african-american members of congress want the justice department to do more. attorney general lynch says her department is monitoring developments out of charlotte. >> today the department of justice is sending four members of our community rests service to charlotte. reporter: for now lynch says the case remains a local investigation with the f.b.i. ready to assist as needed. the congression says that's not enough. members walked to the justice department to deliver a letter addressed to lynch. >> the department of justice must aggressively pursue investigations, indictments, and yes prosecutions. reporter: protests turned violent for a second night on wednesday after the shooting death keith lamont scott by charlotte police. the governor has declared a state of emergency. >> we have some people whose goal is anarchy. reporter: and mobilize the national guard. >> they'll help provide protection for our buildings.
damage. reporter: the white house says while the vast majority of law enforcement officers are genuine public serve ants, there are legitimate concerns about inequities in the criminal justice system. >> what's clear is that there's important work to be done, in local communities across the country. reporter: north carolinas governor says president obama offered his assistance had the two spoke by phone today. jean: millions of yahoo users are being told to breach put 500 million user accounts at risk. yahoo says the breach dates back to 2014 and includes names, e-mail addresses, birth dates, passwords, and security questions. yahoo says so far there's no evidence that hackers got anyone's financial information. josh: for the first time, two political rivals will be hitting the debate stage, no, notes in two, but they do debate monday in new york.
kelly ayotte and maggie hassan will face off on the issues in this race, it the first of six debates. but ayotte wants an additional one call on hassan to debate squarely on the issues related to national security. so far hassan has declined saying she's sure the issue will come up in the half dozen debates already scheduled. >> the people of new hampshire deserve to have a debate just focused on that issue and making sure what are our ideas to keep dangerous world. >> i absolutely think we should be discussing foreign policy, we have six debates scheduled and i am sure that will be a strong part of each and every one of those debates. josh: the first debate scheduledded between hassan and ayotte will be next friday at 9:00 a.m., we'll cover that and live stream it on wmur.com. jean: money set aside for louisiana to test fish in the
pads and sports equipment instead. state auditors say they found widespread financial problems in the department of wildlife and fisheries, it says the program to monitor gulf fish was managed so poorly it was never able to carry out those tests. some good news here, gas is flowing again through that pipeline that supplies several southeastern states. a leak in alabama shut down the pipe, leading to price hikes and gas shortages. crews reopened the pipe last several days for supplies to reach normal levels again. the cause of the break is under investigation. josh: some stations running low on fuel set aside fuel specifically for first responders. they say it was less concerned about returning a profit than making sure that ambulance, fire trucks and police officers could respond to calls. hayley: boy, today was a
although i didn't feel like it. temperatures in the 80's in a lot of spots. we're in the 70's and some low 80's at this hour. about 82 in the monadnock region. 82 also in the lakes region. not a bad night to be out on the lake fishing, you probably could jump in, the lake is still warm. 84 in concord, about 84 in the average for this date which is 70 degrees. the report high, 92 degrees, was set back in 1970. we weren't quite close to that today, but certainly this was a warm one, well above the average of 70 degrees. here's where we stand right now. pretty much where our highs were, 77 in rochester, and 76 in portsmouth, # 2 in -- 82 in plymouth. there are some fair weather clouds. you might notice them if you're
everybody from say south of the notches though completely clear skies. that will change as we go through the overnight though, as this cold front starts to move closer to us. along with this cold front will come some welcome showers tomorrow, it's not going to be an all day rain, certainly we could use that, but we'll get a few scattered showers in here, but the big thing is, once it moves through it's opening the gateway to much cooler air that's been bottled up in canada over the past couple weeks. so air as we head into the first full weekend of fall. here's how things go overnight tonight. this is 10:00 at night, so if you have plans to go out for a walk this evening, no problems, it's dry. clouds will start continue crease from the north first, then overspread into the southern part of the state overnight. scattered showers moving through. even as early as my night, one or two in the morning in the northern part of the state. but this is 8:00 a.m. and you
showers. mostly the north country we'll have some steadier rain in the morning, then it's going to become more scattered for everyone. this is noontime tomorrow, and looks like during the midday hours we may have at least a couple hours of steady rain. but then it starts to shut off again in the afternoon. we might see some sunshine for the friday night football games before the sun sets. 9:00 a.m. saturday we're back to full sunshine. we need the rain course, and doesn't look like we're going to get a lot. the best areas to get rain will be in the north country, where they don necessarily need it, but looks like maybe a half inch there and less than that in southern portions of the state. overnight tonight, it's not going to be terribly cool, but up near 57 in berlin, 55 in concord, about 60 in manchester, with the increasing clouds. tomorrow you'll start to notice the cooler air working in.
temperature of only 60 there in littleton and berlin, about 75 in concord. here's the big loudon nascar race forecast for this weekend. chance of showers tomorrow, and then over both of the two weekend days bright, sunny, temperatures in the 60's. much cooler, we take that turn over the weekend here. so bring on the long sleeves, you might need them the this weekend while watching the races. then we continue with that all through next week with cool nights and warm josh: thanks, haley. coming up, an airplane destroyed but the pilot spared in a shocking crash, what send those planes crashing into each other. jean: and the you can donate nonperishable food items at football games across the state friday night. for a list of the participating
plus, we're offering resources to help you achieve your goals. and we're finding ways to make manchester even more livable. so if you don't think, "this is right for me" when you think a-a-r-p then you don't know "aarp." get to know us at aarp.org/manchester jean: two experienced racing pilots are recovering tonight from a very close call. josh: david curly explains. reporter: it's the moment tom richard never saw coming. it's a fellow pilot striking him from behind at 60 miles per
close to his head. it happened so fast. >> the plan was for the eight planes to take off at the same time for the race. but with engine trouble, richards' plane is shut down. he signals to abort the takeoff, opening his canopy to caution the pilots and signal officials. a message they didn't receive in time. steve was piloting the other plane, video from inside his cockpit shows the >> how you doing? >> the first thought on both pilots' minds, concern for each other. jean: i'll say that's a close call, and a headache too. straight ahead, the tale of two campaign strategies just days before their first debate, hillary clinton is clearing her schedule, while donald trump is
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>> the information is important, unfortunately it has taken on a life of its own. josh: a scare that's school district turned up by online chatter. police say modern communication is a double edged sword. jean: the trial now under way in a deadly hayride crash, what prosecutors say the driver knew before heading out with his passengers. hayley: after a warm start to fall, temperatures are about to cool down in a big way. how cool they get. expwrrp there's a new view of the river in new boston, a bridge taking shape today. josh: rumor ofs a threat at alvirne high school turned out to be nothing more than a social media scare. jean: even though police knew the threat was low, they say
investigators about dealing with this kind online gossip. reporter: the police chief says he diverted officers to the high school in order to assure parents that things were safe, and he stood out there with the principal making sure that everybody knew there was no danger. >> early this morning the rumor mill really kicked up. reporter: the rumors involved a possible hit list at alvirne high school. police say the rumors grew and spread quickly, thanks to the power of social media. >> the information that was being moab reporter: back in 2014 this was a student arrested, the 16-year-old had made a list with five students' names on it. that student was charged with criminal threatening. police say this situation was completely different. >> we exhausted all leads until we were able to prove that this threat was not credible and that the kids were safe to attend alvirne high school this morning. reporter: but that message was having difficulty getting through. >> at 6:00 this morning i was
community was saying. >> i think a lot of people heard rumors or read rumors are posted rumors that were not true. reporter: so police posted their own message, a suring the community there was no danger to students. the school district also posted a similar message. the police chief says he can under parents being worried. >> if there was a greater concern, different actions would have been taken by the school district as well as the police department. reporter: the police chief says that social media can be useful tool. for instance, it helped them find a suspect in a bank robbery after they posted his picture. but in time social media was anything but helpful. ray brewer, wmur news 9. josh: the trial of a driver involved in a deadly hayride crash in maine is now under way. prosecutors say they will show that david brown knew the jeeps brakes were bad before the crash, but the defense says brown cone have known that the
a dozen hurt. k9 units are coming to natural prisons, the executive council approved a grant to train and certify two dogs, they'll be used to find drugs and cell phones at the prisons. the department of corrections says contraband is one of the biggest challenges for its staff. jean: the piscataqua river will close to marine traffic for one week in october so crews can remove a span along the bridge. they w locked open since august. a brand new bridge is expected to open next year. and in new boston, the new piss cat -- piscataqua bridge is finished. it connects the new boston rail trail to the library and post office. >> it's a very safe way of getting to the other section of town and it's a wonderful nature
the the river. reporter: the bridge is costing $175,000. a town committee raised enough money through donations to cover the entire cost with money left over for future maintenance. josh: now back to commitment 2016. four days and counting before the first presidential debate and hillary clinton is in full on study mode, diving into briefing books and watching d.'s past debates. this as her republican rival is keeping up a full campaign calendar. step washington. >> you will like me so much. reporter: donald trump taking the stage at an energy conference today. it his first stop in pennsylvania. >> you are going to like donald trump and all the workers that get put to work. report but trump addressed the protest in north carolina. >> drug are a very, very big factor the what you're watching on television at night. and we do have a wounded country.
on comments he made about the officer who shot an unarmed black man in tulsa. >> did she get scared, was she choking? reporter: trump praising awe police officers today and then shifting back to the topic of energy. the nominee speaking to unions who represent thousands of people who work on roads and pipelines. trying to connect with the oil and gas company leaders who in the past have raised concerns that a hillary clinton presidency would mean regulation and fewer jobs. reporter: hillary clinton is behind closed doors, prepping for the faceoff. she was asked what she thinks trump will wear to the debate. >> i assume he'll wear -- reporter: they are worry over
will go down. the clinton camp thinks donald trump will get softer questions. as for the trump team, their sources say trump has not zoned in yet on policy. jean: we'll all be watching. just ahead, another listeria outbreak for blue bell creameries, where the contamination came from this time. josh: disney apologizing for the merchandise from its newest movie which isn't theaters yet. what has people so upset. hayley: it's been dry this week, but we'll end on a wet note with scattered showers moving through. jean: what's the worst thing about air travel? see if your answer matches the results of a new survey just ahead. now it time to meet palomo, this week's adopt a pet.
but would prefer a family without a cat. for more information on palomo and other adoptable animals, and to remember that josh does love cats and dogs, head pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught in a web of opiate and heroin addiction. tter of life and death - so she wasn't eligible for treatment. pam griffin: she told me that she didn't want to live like this
anymore... she begged... she begged for help, saying mom - please help me. doug griffin: our family's tragedy could happen to any family... pam griffin: we knew we had to save other families from losing their children. kelly reached out to us. doug griffin: she came to my family to learn more.
e cared about us... she didn't know us. pam griffin: we talked about the ways to remove the stigma of addiction so parents can get help. doug griffin: kelly co-authored the comprehensive addiction and recovery act - this act will save kids' lives... ...and enable families to get
the help they need. doug griffin: we don't want courtney to be remembered for her substance abuse, but rather for her struggle to achieve recovery. pam griffin: kelly believes recovery is possible.
nasdaq surged 44 points today. another recall for blue bell creameries. this time over chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream that could be contaminated with listeria. josh: it was distributed to 10 states, none though under the northeast. it says the contamination was detectedded in a cookie dough which came from a third party supplier. last year blue bell recalled all of its products after a listeria contamination was linked to three deaths. and disney is pull costumes for the upcoming movie mawana off store shelves, the maui outfit has a brown shirt and pants featuring tattoos, but some pacific islanders say it's offensive. disney has apologized. jean: the national retail federation is forecasting an $8.4 billion holiday for halloween, more than 3 billion
and americans will spend 390 million collars for halloween cards. as for costumes, most people will head to the store to buy outfits. 17% say they look for ideas on facebook and another 17% say they rely on pinterest. josh: you can build a lot of things with lego, including apanel the path to a career. jean: meet the new england team's whose one movie won them josh: and the update on rob gronkowski. tom: coming up at 6:00 tonight a west high school student in custody tonight after police seized an unloadedded gun and drugs stashedded in a backpack. what first tipped them off. and three people stuffed inside an allenstown home including the former girlfriend of the man police arrested, the victims tell police he burst in and
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young families here. vo: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, but on our rights, she's squarely with donald trump: trump: planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. vo: ayotte agrees, voting six times to do just that - defund planned parenthood. and both oppose our right to safe and legal abortion. of punishment. matthews: for the woman? trump: yeah, there has to be some form. vo: ayotte and trump: wrong for new hampshire women. senate majority pac is responsible for the
>> sprint cup haulers will be roll into the speedway in a few minutes, officially starting race weekend in loudon. sunday's bad boy off road 300 is the second race in the 10 race chase for the sprint cup championship. >> to come up here this time of year, in fall and definitely going to have some cooler temperatures on sunday and that
race. hopefuly it's a good weekend. >> patriots hosting the texans tonight. rob gronkowski is questionable but is active for tonight's game. so we'll see how much he actually plays. jimmy garoppolo is doubtful, meaning jacoby brisett should make hit first start. th food drive begins, all 15 games tomorrow will be collection sites, for more information go to wmur.com/sports. should be a great weekend for football and new hampshire tackles hunger. josh: two teams are on the way to the only lego land in denmark
jean: reporter abby isaacs with her sister stays talked to the pair about their winning project, a stop motion movie. reporter: vermont team is onto the next project. the last one got international recognition. >> it's kind of hard to believe that we still won. reporter: they entered into a lego field competition. >> i've never won reporter: beating out over 200 submissions to win a trip to the original lego land in denmark. >> i have always wanted to go and it's just super exciting to are the whole trip paid for. it wasn't just beginners luck. they dedicated three months to the project. >> i helped draw up some pictures for it so we did a story board, and we had had to keep it under a minute. so we had to decide what we actually
design the set. >> the big temple and the jail cell where some of the other characters are in it. reporter: and then clocked 40 hours on 60 second of video. >> i would say it takes an hour to make a second's worth of animation. >> if we get a chance a love to enter more contests in the future, because i really enjoyed it. maybe it's more enjoyable when i win. but it's the process itself is a lot of fun. >> they head out to the land of lego bricks in october. hayley: bright blue sky, barely some clouds had the sky, it was a perfect start to fall though it still felt like an extension of summer. we'll be feel more autumn-like
this is a live look in dublin, you can see the american flag waving with the light winds out of the south. on thursday, that's when the drought monitor comes out with their weekly report on the drought and here it is, we haven't had much of a change despite the inch or so of rain that we got earlier this week. we're still really in it deep area and this extreme area from the red from manchester to nashua and portsmouth. still doing okay up north though from the lakes region north water where we've had more rain, you're just normally dry, not technically in a drought in the northern part of the state, which is really good for the foliagization. the find should be a lot better up north. 81 in laconia now, 84 in
70's in the forth country. we are going to be cooling down in a big way. tomorrow will be probably our last day out of the next five or since where we'll have temperatures above average. it will be really weird to be below average, we haven't done that much. the average temperature is about 70 degrees this time in september. one more day tomorrow, in the 70's, before we start to see a change. and looks like we're taking that turn, all of a sue it happens where we get looks like that happens this weekend and continues into next week. we've got some clouds across the northern tier of the state. we'll have more clouds as we go through the overnight and eventually rain showers arriving too. by 10:00 tonight, still in the clear in southern portions of the state, while up north the cloud fill in and that will happen in earnest after midnight for everybody. a few scattered showers throughout the morning and
heavier rainfall, and steadier rain during the midday hours before we clear out again, maybe seeing some sunshine before sunset on friday evening. but it will be fully clear by sunrise on saturday, so the weekend looking bright. keeping track of the tropics, we've got two systems at play, this is karl here and this is lisa. both of them tropical storms. lisa will not have any impacts on north america. it's going to continue to go north, but karl may, this is the latest track of karl, it is a tropicl storm. it may strengthen into a hurricane over the next 24 hours or so, but it does not pose a problem for the united states. tonight clouds move in, showers up north late, so probably after midnight, and tomorrow for manchester on and off showers, there might be some peaks of sunshine especially late this then we clear out for the weekend. bright, sunny and look at the
my prescription costs keep going up. it's more expensive every year. it would be a lot cheaper to buy my medication from canada. kelly ayotte voted to block consumers from buying safe medicines from canada. and voted against lower cost generic drugs. kelly ayotte gets all that money from the big drug industry. hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions. when you take all that money it just changes you. kelly ayotte's not working for us.
>> a special sendoff for one boy at logan airport today greeted by disney characters on his way to the magic kingdom, he has condition. josh: after several surgeries, the make a wish foundation came through in a big way, sending giovanni and his family to the magic kingdom. there was also a party in orlando this afternoon to greet him when he arrived. they'll get the star treatment for a week him did you know that one thing that unites fliers of all ages from every part of of the world and every profession, the biggest pet peeve apparently is someone kicking the back of their seat.
and some suggestions to make your trip a little easier. reporter: american airports had a busy summer, an estimated 231 million people were expected to fly in u.s. based airlines from june 1 to august 31. that's an all-time high. according to an airline trade organization. when looking at the same perfect last year, it's an increase of more than 95,000 people per day, with more people comes more travel headaches. according to research council on travel, by far travelers said flight delays and cancellations frustrate them the most. when on a plane the biggest pet peeve, when someone constantly kicks your seat, followedded by people who recline their seat too far, how passengers, crying babies, and people who take too much room in the overhead bin space. to help make your flying less stressful, don't rush, budget more time than you think you need. also apply for t.s.a. precheck
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tom: breaking news at 6:00, a student admits to bringing a gun, drugs and more to school. the tip that launched the investigation. jennifer: plus a new hampton man facing charges accused of sexually assaulting minors. why investigators say it took them a decade to investigate. >> with all this warm and dry
in. tom: and the debate over money to fight the drug crisis, why one lawmaker says new hampshire hasn't seen a penny from a bill authorizing millions of dollars. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 6:00. jennifer: we begin with breaking news in manchester where school officials say a student brought a gun, drugs and stolen property to manchr good evening, everyone, i'm jennifer vaughn. tom: and i'm tom griffith. authorities say the student admitted to having the items in a backpack and the handgun was not loaded. wmur's andy hershberger live with those breaking details tonight. andy? reporter: tom, officials say it was a tip from a concerned student that allowed them to take care of the situation quietly and quickly. authorities say a student made them aware that another student at west high school may have a handgun in the building.
information, the school resource officer and the principal located the student and removed that student from the classroom. officials say they searched the student's backpack and found an unloadedded gun, drug, paraphernalia and stolen property. police say the student confessed to having these items and was cooperative. school officials say there was no disruption of the school day, and parents were notified of the situation by e-mail after school. >> didn' unloadedded handgun. certainly the shock of it was alarming, but there was no ammunition that we know of. the police officer searched everywhere, at no time was anyone in any danger. >> there are some charges related to the hand bun and to other property found in the student's bag when it was accepted by the school strict, which included some drugs, paraphernalia and other stolen property. reporter: along with those charges, school officials say this student could face ebbs