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Lawrence man charged with rape of teen
Benjamin Espino, 43, of 105 Boxford St., said he was age 17 and used the screen name "Willy Wasp," according to a police report.
Sex offender a no-show in court, warrant issued
Judge Timothy Feeley issued a warrant for Debbie Moccia, 63, of 129 Water St., Lawrence, after he was told that Moccia was not in court because she planned to seek admission to Boston Medical Center.
Armed robbery suspects arrested in Lowell
LOWELL -- Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery on Jackson Street Saturday, during which they allegedly chased a man and one gunshot was fired in his direction, police said.
Suspended State Police Officer Involved In Danvers Bar Brawl
DANVERS, MA -- The bartender who failed to notify police after a fight at the Osborn Tavern last month is a suspended Massachusetts State Police officer who has since been fired from the tavern. Leigha Genduso was suspended without pay in February after an investigation revealed she had been involve
Alleged heroin traffickers nabbed in Tewksbury
Tewksbury police charged Ruben Ventura, 23, of Lawrence, and Jeanrobert Frenel Jr., 27, of Methuen, with trafficking over 18 grams of heroin and conspiracy to violate drug laws, according to a police press release.
Salem Police Recover 2,400 Vials Of THC Oil In Traffic Stop
SALEM, MA -- A Florida man pleaded not guilty in Salem District Court Friday to drug charges stemming from a traffic stop by Salem Police in which they seized THC oil with an estimated street value of $120,000. Police charged Gregory M. Stone, 50, possession of THC oil with the intent to distribute,
Nashua man faces felony charge for hammer threat in June road-rage incident | New Hampshire
Police said William Kratman, 50, of 30 Hawkstead Hollow, was wanted in connection with a June 20 road-rage incident outside Alec's Shoe Store, 1617 Southwood Drive. Kratman is accused of threatening another driver with a hammer in the incident, which happened just before 6 p.m., police said
Lowell man rejects plea deal in deadly incident
Gloribel Oregno courtesy photoSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.LOWELL -- A 29-year-old Lowell man charged with fatally driving over a woman outside the Westminster Village apartments two years ago rejected a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for 7 to 10 years.The
Sunday's Storm Kept Wilmington Police Busy
WILMINGTON, MA -- Wilmington got less than half an inch of rain in Sunday's storm, which left several communities closer to the ocean dealing with impassable roadways and flooded basements. But Wilmington Police were busy, according to the department's police log.
28-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash in Willimantic
Paramedics transported the driver, a 28-year-old man, to Windham Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Officials said the man is from Willimantic, but have not released his name. There was nobody else in the vehicle at the time of the accident.
Hulu Series Shot In Tewksbury Makes Its Debut
TEWKSBURY, MA -- Reviews for the first two episodes of "Castle ROck," which made its premiere on July 25, have been mostly positive. While the series is based on Stephen King characters and set in the fictitious town of Castle Rock, ME, crews filmed in Tewksbury last September and again in December.
Andover residents denied damage claims after blasting
Rob Ciampa, of 53 Pine St., claims the blasting caused a crack in his basement floor and in a ceiling in his home.
Clean up continues as Peabody residents recover from flooding
As clean-up efforts began, more rain came down, undoing all the work that homeowners and city workers had put into minimizing the damage from the rainfall.
Salem School Enrollment Continues To Decline
SALEM, MA -- The New England School Development Council expects enrollment in Salem Public Schools to drop by 116 this fall, continuing a decade-old trend in the district. Over the past ten years, the district has lost about 1,000 students and, on average, has served 151 fewer students each year. Sc
North Shore Flooding: Route 1 Closed, 8 Inches Of Rain In Cities
LYNNFIELD, MA — The Lynnfield Tunnel is among North Shore areas suffering through heavy flooding Sunday morning, leading to serious traffic issues on Route 1 and I-95 South. The Lynnway in Revere is also flooded in both directions, and WBZ Traffic reports traffic is beingdetouredat the Point of Pine
Lynn Flooding Leaves Cars, Trucks Submerged In Water (Photos)
Just before 10:30 a.m., trained weather spotters reported flash flooding inLynn and Peabody, the agency said. Five inches of rain had fallen and some areas were already seeing flash flooding.
Wilmington Tennis Open - Wilmington, MA Patch
Thank you to all the players, families and friends who supported the 1st Annual Wilmington Tennis Open. And special thanks to BSC-Lexington for providing indoor courts for the event due to the inclement weather and to the Reading Tennis Open for its donations. The event was a success and we look for
MISSING CAT: Have You Seen Nala?
WILMINGTON, MA — Nala has been missing from Dexter Avenue, near the Tewksbury line, since Sunday, August 12. If seen, call 978-761-4761.
Alewife Station Parking Garage to Reopen Monday Morning
The garage at Alewife Station in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will reopen Monday after being shut down over the weekend, the MBTA announced Sunday.
PHOTOS: Flash floods soak Lynn - Itemlive
Sunday's flooding submerged Munroe Street. Water entered several local businesses, including the Daily Item's offices.(Photo by Photo courtesy of Luis Bonilla)