New York authorities would be given expanded power to shut down illegal pot shops and levy fines of up to $200,000 under legislation proposed Wednesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul, who’s seeking to protect the state’s fledgling legal market for recreational marijuana.
New Hampshire's health department says five people who stayed at a campground came down with Legionnaires' disease, a bacterial pneumonia spread by inhaling droplets of water contaminated with the bacteria.
The Vermont Senate on Friday passed a bill that aims to protect health care workers from disciplinary action for providing abortions and gender-affirming health care, and change insurance premium charges related to such care.
A skier who was buried in snow for about 6 1/2 minutes after getting caught in an avalanche in New Hampshire’s White Mountains this week was dug out by a companion and survived uninjured, authorities said.
President Joe Biden approved a federal disaster declaration for New Hampshire following damage caused by a severe storm and flooding that happened around Christmas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said.
Connecticut on Tuesday sued four gun companies it accused of mailing illegal firearm parts with no serial numbers to an undercover state investigator, the latest legal filing by states and cities seeking to crack down on untraceable ghost guns.
The Vermont House has passed a bill that would raise the marriage age to 18, with no exceptions, a move that supporters say would reduce domestic violence and unwanted pregnancies and improve the lives of teens.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday is hearing a dispute between New York and New Jersey over New Jersey’s desire to withdraw from a commission the states formed decades ago to combat the mob’s influence at their joint port.
Officials say the death of a Mexican immigrant who had just entered the United States from Canada illegally is highlighting a spike in illegal crossings along the border between Quebec, Vermont and portions of upstate New York.
Democratic governors in 20 states are launching a network intended to strengthen abortion access in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision nixing a woman’s constitutional right to end a pregnancy and instead shifting regulatory powers over the procedure to state governments.
A New Hampshire man has been indicted on charges of fraudulently obtaining more than $1 million in CARES Act loans for nonexistent companies and using the identities of dead people in his applications.
Vermont authorities have extended their warning for people to stay off the ice on Lake Champlain and to be cautious on other lakes following the recent deaths of three ice fishermen who fell through the ice on Lake Champlain in two separate incidents.
Attorneys who represent 40 clients alleging abuse at New Hampshire's youth detention center say they've settled their first claim under the $100 million settlement fund the state established as an alternative to litigation.
A permanent memorial to Christa McAuliffe, the New Hampshire high school teacher who died in the space shuttle Challenger disaster 37 years ago, will be built on the Statehouse grounds, according to an executive order from Gov. Chris Sununu.
The head of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says he doesn’t think there was anything more the state could have done to prevent the deaths of three ice fishermen who fell through the ice on Lake Champlain in two separate incidents within days of each other.
A lawyer for Pamela Smart, who’s serving a life-without-parole sentence for plotting with her teenage lover to kill her husband in 1990, says a state council “brushed aside” her request for a chance at freedom.