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NH, Mass. Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Haverhill

Haverhill Police, Massachusetts State Police and officers from Plaistow, New Hampshire were seen collecting evidence at the crash site. No details on the cause or the identity of the victim have been released and it's not clear why officials from Plaistow were involved in the investigation.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-09-18 10:47:54

DA: Haverhill man dies in motorcycle accident

The crash occurred just after 1 a.m. The victim was dead at the scene, according to Carrie Kimball-Monahan, spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney's Office.

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Second Death Linked To Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions

ANDOVER, MA -- Police say an Andover woman found dead in her home likely died as a result of a fall down the basement stairs of her Shawsheen Road home Sunday. The fall came while the area still had its power cut in response to Thursday night's gas explosions, making the woman the second fatality in

PATCH - 2018-09-18 00:18:01

City DPS removes 30 mph speed limit signs

NEWBURYPORT — The days of legally driving 30 mph on most streets in the city are over following the removal of many outdated speed limit signs.The City Council adopted an ordinance last year to lower the default citywide speed limit from 30 to 25 mph and signs were posted in several places, informin

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-09-18 10:00:00

Seabrook, N.H. student disciplined for making threatening comments

SEABROOK, N.H.- A middle school student in Seabrook, New Hampshire has been disciplined for making threatening comments to other students, according to a letter sent home to parents.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-09-17 23:01:14

Police seek man who used toddler to steal prizes out of mall vending machine

SALEM, N.H. -- (WTIC) -- On September 14, police responded to the Mall at Rockingham Park, N.H. Police were told by several witnesses who filmed the incident that a man was using his child to steal items out of a Key Master vending machine.

CRIMEWATCHDAILY.COM - 2018-09-18 04:15:00

Boston Police Arrest Haverhill Man for Alleged Fenway Park Assault

Boston Police Department spokesman Officer James Moccia told WHAV Brandon Noyes was taken into custody on Jersey Street, just outside of Fenway, after the incident during the game against the New York Mets.

WHAV.NET - 2018-09-18 00:00:47

Second pot retailer considers Amesbury

Longtime city resident Robert DiFazio is the CEO of CNA, or Completely Natural Alternative Stores Inc., and said his company is applying for a retail marijuana license with the Cannabis Control Commission and has entered into a purchase agreement with the property owners.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-09-18 03:47:47

Amesbury police investigating attempted child abduction

AMESBURY — Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for a potential child abductor in the area.According to Officer Ron Guilmette, a 12-year-old girl was sitting on a bench at Main Street's Alliance Park when a woman pulled into the parking lot in what is believed to be a blue SUV with tint


UPDATE: Andover, North Andover making significant progress in getting affected residents home

On Friday, Baker turned the utility recovery over to Eversource in frustration surrounding the Columbia Gas Co. response. Thousands of people were out of power and evacuated from their homes in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence on Thursday.


Area fire, police officials respond to gas explosions

Local fire departments in Greater Newburyport and southern New Hampshire suited up and spent the night Thursday putting out fires and shutting off gas lines following multiple explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.Beginning around 5:30 p.m. and lasting through the early hours of Friday m


Shark kills man in Massachusetts in state’s 1st fatal attack since 1936

A man who was swimming near a beach on the coast of Massachusetts was killed Saturday when he was attacked by a shark, officials say, making it the state’s first fatal shark attack in more than 80 years.


Merrimack Valley Explosions: 'It's A Ghost Town'

ANDOVER, MA — Micheline Cordiero was in her apartment on Elm Street in Andover when she saw on the evening news there was a fire in Lawrence. But then there were reports of fires in Andover and North Andover, too.


18,000 homes in Merrimack Valley still without power after explosions, fires; residents told to stay away

MIKE SPRINGER/Staff photoPolice say 60-100 fires were in progress in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover due to gas line emergency Thursday. There were power outages around the region.Sept.13, 201800011335A


Thousands Displaced Following Merrimack Valley Explosions

Thousands of homes and business across Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover remain without power.


New Gas Leak Reported In Lawrence

LAWRENCE (CBS) – A new gas leak has been reported in Lawrence on Saturday morning while firefighters and utility crews were combing the area checking gas valves followingexplosions and fires in the cityon Thursday.The latest gas leak was confirmed on South Broadway near Salem Street just before 11 a


Suspended Amesbury officer in custody after drinking 

SALEM — A suspended Amesbury police officer, charged with punching his developmentally disabled son last June, will spend the weekend in Middleton Jail after admitting to drinking.Larry Bybee, 46, of Amesbury, is expected to be released once an alcohol monitoring device called a SCRAM bracelet can b


Gas Inspections Continue Days After Merrimack Valley Explosions

On Friday, MassachusettsGov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergencyin Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. This allowed the Department of Public Utilities to replace Columbia Gas with Eversource as the lead in recovery efforts.


AP News - Police: Man used toddler to steal game prizes

Police say the man, who also had a young boy with him, then left the area with the children and stolen items.


Gas emergency 'stabilized' but cause undetermined; some Andover, North Andover residents allowed home

LAWRENCE – Some 3,500 homes have already been cleared of dangerous gas leaks, but about 5,000 across Lawrence, Andover and North Andover remain, officials said at a press conference late Friday morning, but officials said the cause of the disaster has not yet been determined.