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State trooper shoots suspect during confrontation, officials say

BROCKTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts state trooper shot a suspect Saturday morning during a confrontation in Brockton, according to state police officials. State police said the shooting occurred just before 9 a.m., next to a building that is part of a residential complex on Colonel Bell Drive. The sus


Under the Lights: Hillies' Driscoll will swim for Simmons

All-MVC Haverhill swimmer Meaghan Driscoll will continue her career at Simmons, where she will study psychology. She holds the Hillie breaststroke record. Her brother, Sean, is a America East All-Academic swimmer at Maine.


Creative Forces in Design and Photography

The Andover Garden Club's annual meeting will continue the year-long program focus on the elements of design. A trio of talented designers will present "Creative Forces In Design and Photography." Floral designer and sculptor Ann Lange and flower-show judge and Ikebana master Rita DeLollis will each


Police: 18-year-old accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend in NH arrested in Mass.

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (WHDH) - An 18-year-old man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend in New Hampshire before being arrested in Massachusetts is facing charges in two states, police said.


SCHOOL COMMITTEE NOTEBOOK: 5 Things That Happened At Last Week’s Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are FIVE things that happened at the Wilmington School Committee Meeting on Wednesday, April 10, 2019:. #1) Middle School Program Of Studies: The Wilmington School Committee unanimously approved the 2019-2020 Middle School’s Program of Studies.


Dashcam video shows dramatic crash on Interstate 93

SALEM, N.H. — Scott Ashley was headed south on Interstate 93 in Salem when a car crossed to his side, flipped and slid by on its roof -- narrowly missing him and another vehicle.


It’s weird when a presidential campaign launches in your hometown

Last year, a president dissed my hometown in front of a crowd of New Hampshire people. This year, a presidential candidate launched her campaign in my hometown. In between those events, the city suffered one of the worst tragedies in its history, when a series of gas explosions forced thousands of h


A year without Wendi: Family seeks closure as system slogs along in murder case

NORTH ANDOVER — Wendi Davidson’s family has spent the last year without the beloved blonde mother of two who always was a staple of family holidays. Today, Easter, marks a year since Davidson’s body was found strangled in the basement of her North Andover home. Police say she died the day before — A


Two women rescued, knife-wielding suspect shot by SWAT officer, DA says

HOPEDALE, Mass. — Two women were rescued from a Hopedale home in which a man was threatening to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early.


Police investigating rollover crash caught on camera in Salem, NH

SALEM, N.H. (WHDH) - Police are investigating a rollover crash in Salem, New Hampshire that left a person hospitalized. Officers responding to a reported crash on Interstate 93 around 3:30 p.m. Thursday found a sedan flipped over on it’s roof and the 51-yar-old driver suffering from minor injuries.


Police investigate suspicious death in Hampton

CONCORD, NH — New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner, and Hampton Police Chief Richard E. Sawyer announced Saturday night that officials are investigating a suspicious death in Hampton, New Hampshire.


As Strike Continues, Stop & Shop Workers Receive Support From Shoppers, State Officials

SOMERVILLE (CBS) – The strike at New England Stop & Shop stores is now in its second weekend. On Saturday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey joined striking employees on the picket line in Somerville.


No Jail For Beverly Man Who Sent White Powder To Trump's Sons

BOSTON — A Beverly man found guilty of mailing letters filled with white powder to president Donald Trump's sons and threatening to shoot the prosecutor and judge in Michell Carter's texting-suicide case has avoided prison. Daniel Frisiello, 25, was sentenced Friday to five years of probation.


3-alarm fire hits Lawrence home damaged in gas explosions

A multifamily home in Lawrence damaged in the fall gas explosions, appears to be a complete loss after a three-alarm blaze ripped through the home Friday. Firefighters knocked down the blaze and no injuries were reported. Nobody appeared to be in the home at the time. The fire did cause minor damage


Woman injured as stray wheel smashes windshield on I-95

An 80-year-old woman was injured when a stray wheel flew over the median on Interstate 95 in Burlington and into her windshield on Saturday afternoon, State Police said. At around 1:45 p.m., a Nissan pickup truck, driven by a 21-year-old woman from Reading, was traveling northbound when one of its w


3 facing charges after Lawrence bust yields 400 grams of fentanyl, AR-15, 100 rounds of ammo

LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) - Two Lawrence men and a Lowell man are facing drug charges after authorities say a recent bust on Thursday resulted in the seizure of more than 400 grams of fentanyl, an array of weapons, and a stash of ammunition.


Suspect in teen beheading case getting underway

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - The trial of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing and beheading a high school classmate is getting underway after several postponements. The Eagle-Tribune reports that jury selection in Mathew Borges' trial is scheduled to start Monday, with opening statements expected W


3 injured after MBTA train strikes car in West Bridgewater

WEST BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - Three people are recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after an MBTA train struck a car in West Bridgewater Saturday morning. Officers responding to East Street around 8 a.m. found a heavily damaged vehicle that had been hit by the train.


4 Worcester Colleges in 2019 Top 25 Party Schools in Massachusetts

WORCESTER – Five Worcester colleges have made Niche.com’s 2019 Top Party Schools in Massachusetts. College of the Holy Cross (#8), Assumption College (#13), WPI (#18) and Worcester State University (#24) all cracked the top 25 party schools in the Bay State, according to Niche.com — a ranking and re


Mass. State Police Involved Crash in Lincoln, Mass.

A Massachusetts State Police car was involved in a crash at the intersection of Route 2 and Bedford Road in Lincoln, Massachusetts on Saturday night. The trooper responded to another crash near the area. The crash involved the trooper and two other vehicles. The trooper was transported to Emerson Ho