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Police Bag 5 During Latest Operation Granite Shield Drug Raids

NASHUA, NH - More Operation Granite Shield drug raids took place in Nashua on March 22, 2018, leading to charges against five people in the city. Arrested were Scott Collier, 36, upper left, of no fixed address in Nashua but formerly of Concord, for acts prohibited; possession of a controlled drug-s

PATCH - 2018-03-23 15:12:44

Brockton man gets prison time for illegal firearms possession

Darnell Upshaw, 36, was sentenced to 32 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In December 2017, Upshaw pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. BOSTON - A Brockton man with two prior federal firearm convictions was sentenced yesterday in federal co

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 20:55:19

Lawrence Police Arrest Two in Brook Street Shooting

BREAKING......Two individuals have been arrested in connection with the shooting which took place earlier in week on Brook St. Both are awaiting arraignment this afternoon in Lawrence District Court. Julio Alexis Saldana age 18 Lawrence and Jesus Rivera age 20 of Springfield. Both have been charg

VALLEYPATRIOT.COM - 2018-03-23 18:50:30

Lethal heroin batch hits Lowell streets

A batch of heroin cut with the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl is making its way through Lowell, causing four fatal overdoses overnight on Wednesday - and officials are urging those addicted to these substances to dodge death by using in large groups. "It's very disturbing," Lowell fire Chief Jeff

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

DA: Man Dies From Injuries in Furnace Explosion

Authorities responded to a 3-alarm industrial fire and reports of an explosion in Ayer, Massachusetts. (Published Friday, March 23, 2018) A man has died from his injuries following a furnace explosion in Ayer, Massachusetts. The furnace explosion at Advanced Vacuum Systems on Fitchburg Road Friday e

NECN - 2018-03-24 15:24:48

Quincy woman, 27, held on $200G bail, charged in assault that left niece dead

A Quincy woman is being held on $200,000 cash bail, accused of fatally injuring her 11-month-old niece after police reviewed household video and heard chilling audio of "thuds" while the girl was in her care, cops and prosecutors said. Shu Feng Hsu, 27, wore pink sweatpants at Quincy District Court

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Worker dies in furnace equipment supplier explosion

AYER, Mass. (AP) - An explosion at a Massachusetts manufacturing facility has killed one worker and injured another. Officials say the man was an employee at Advanced Vacuum Systems in Ayer, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Boston. The Middlesex District Attorney's office says its investi

FIREENGINEERING.COM - 2018-03-24 16:58:46

Queen City Woman Arrested On Prostitution Charge: Police Log

LONDONDERRY, NH - Cody L. Welch, 22, lower right, of Byron Street in Rumford, ME, was arrested at 6:43 p.m. on March 21, 2018, for driving after revocation or suspension, suspended registration, and misuse or failure to display plates after a motor vehicle stop on Rockingham Road near Woodhenge Circ

PATCH - 2018-03-22 21:38:39

Police Looking for Missing Man From Methuen, Massachusetts

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Methuen Police are looking for a man who has been missing since Wednesday. Police say Michael Meuse, 42, was last seen leaving his Birch Avenue residence in Methuen in a gray 2012 Ford Fusion, with Massachusetts license plate 2GZM80. Meuse is desc


13-Year-Old Found, 12-Year-Old Still Missing In Boston

BOSTON, MA - One teen who went missing Tuesday afternoon has been found, police said. Keton Douglas Ramos, 12, Crystal King 13, were last seen together at about 2:30 p.m on Tuesday, March 20 leaving the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot school in the area of 20 Outlook Road in Mattapan. Police


Drug defendant to police: 'The stuff in that car puts me in prison for the rest of my life'

SPRINGFIELD -- Five men from Western Massachusetts have been charged in connection with a Mexican drug trafficking right that brought dozens of kilos of cocaine, heroin and pure Fentanyl to communities across the country including Greater Springfield. David Cruz, 40, of Westfield, was the first to b


Police Seek Missing Children From Boston

Boston Police Police are looking for a boy and a girl who have been missing since Tuesday. Police say 12-year-old Keton Douglas Ramos and 13-year-old Crystal King were seen together around 2:30 p.m. when they left the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School in Mattapan. Ramos, described as a b


Alleged gang member tied to Worcester slaying is charged with armed robbery, sex trafficking, witness intimidation

WORCESTER - An alleged gang member who spent more than 2 years in jail in connection with a 2015 homicide is back behind bars, court records show, after he allegedly held a gun to the head of a man who had testified about being shot in 2012. Anthony D. Chambers, 32, was sentenced in November to the


MA Barber Killed In Front Of Shop Of 41 Years: Patch PM

Northeast Animal Shelter more than doubled adoption fee revenue between 2008 and 2016, even as it turned away local homeless animals. David O'Donnell owned Yankee Clipper Barbershop for the past 41 years. It was in front of that shop he lost his life. A 30-year-old Boston man did nothing to get help


Gun violence forum to be held in Acton

A public forum on gun violence prevention will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, at the Acton Town Hall, according to the office of state Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton). According to his office, Eldridge will be moderating the panel discussion, which will also include state Rep. David Linksy, (


Blackstone Valley Student Found Dead On Pike In Grafton

GRAFTON, MA-An autopsy is expected and an investigation continues into the circumstances of the death of a woman whose body was found on the Mass. Pike Monday morning, according to the Worcester County District Attorney. The Massachusetts State Police reported that a lane was closed on Monday mornin


Police: Man Stole From Man Who Collapsed, Died at MBTA Station

A Boston man is facing charges after allegedly rummaging through another man's belongings after he collapsed and died at an MBTA station. MBTA police said 30-year-old Anthony Stimson has been arrested on a larceny charge after the early Wednesday morning incident. MBTA officers responded to the MBTA


Lawrence Mother, Son Arrested for Trafficking Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine

LAWRENCE - A mother and son from Lawrence have been arrested and arraigned in connection with trafficking heroin and cocaine, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. Lillian Colon, age 45, and Shawn Moreno, age 21, were arrested on Monday as a result of an ongoing joint investigation by the S


5 things to do this week in Maynard, Stow and beyond

1. DISCUSS THE BOOK Chuck Collins, author of "Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good," will discuss his book at 7 p.m. March 22, Maynard Public Library Roosevelt Room, 77 Nason St. Collins grew up in the 1 p


RMV Closing For 3 Days To Roll Out New Massachusetts Driver's License

BOSTON (CBS) - There are big changes coming to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. The entire computer system is shutting down for three days this weekend to roll out a new driver's license. By October of 2020, we will all have to get new driver's licences because of increased federal secu