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Tow Truck Drivers to Pay Respects to Man Killed in Andover Highway Crash

Hundreds of tow truck drivers are expected to pay homage to one of their own on Wednesday when he is laid to rest after a crash on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts last week. Forty-one-year-old Daniel Coady Jr. died from injuries suffered in the March 14 crash. State police said Coady had be

NECN - 2018-03-21 10:47:13

Police: 8 pounds of fentanyl found in Haverhill apartment

HAVERHILL - Two men and two women who lived in a barricaded apartment at 212 Winter St. were charged with trafficking fentanyl after police found more than eight pounds of the deadly narcotic in their apartment, along with several hundred rounds of ammunition. Some of the fentanyl was within reach o

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 00:18:27

At least one injured in Lawrence shooting

LAWRENCE - At least one person was shot on Brook Street about 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. A suspect fled in a vehicle and is still at large, said interim police Chief Roy Vasque. He could not immediately say what the vehicle looked like or if there was more than one suspect. The Massachuset

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 20:12:00

Andover Students To Attend School On Weekends To Make Up Snow Days

ANDOVER (CBS) - Mother Nature is taking the fun out of snow days this year. In Andover, students are about to pay the price for those extra days off. They will now have a half day of classes on Good Friday and attend school on two Saturdays, April 28 and May 12, thanks to relentless winter storms an

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-21 18:40:07

Two shot in Lawrence; police expect arrest 'very soon'

LAWRENCE - Two men were shot on Brook Street Tuesday afternoon in front of multiple witnesses before the suspect fled in a vehicle, police said. Police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting the shooting at 3:02 p.m., said interim Police Chief Roy Vasque. The victims, both men in their 20s, were

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 01:02:59

Car vs. Lowell Five branch in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY -- The drive-thru at the Lowell Five branch on Main Street in Tewksbury remained open Wednesday afternoon even after a car drove through a window and wall in another part of the building. Emergency crews were called to the branch at 1775 Main St., about 12:30 p.m., and found a white Toyot

LOWELL SUN - 2018-03-21 19:38:47

Huge traffic jam delays travel around I-495/Route 114 area, as tow trucks assemble for funeral

Traffic is backed up on Turnpike Street in North Andover Wednesday morning as tow truck drivers from all over New England arrive to pay tribute to Daniel Coady Jr., who was killed last week while working on Interstate 495 in Andover during a snowstorm.AMY SWEENEY/Staff photo A massive traffic jam ca

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 13:25:00

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

VALLEYPATRIOT.COM - 2018-03-21 22:32:29

Hundreds honor tow truck driver killed in Andover crash

ANDOVER, Mass. - Just a few days after a tow truck driver was killed while working on the side of I-495 in Andover, a second tow truck driver was involved in a close call. Dan Coady was killed Wednesday night while responding to a crash. His wake was held Tuesday, and attended by hundreds of people

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-03-21 03:09:59

RMV shutting down later this week to prepare for REAL-ID compliant licenses

By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON - Renewing a Massachusetts driver's license will become a more paper-intensive process starting next week for anyone who wants to use the ID for domestic air travel years into the future. Starting Oct. 1, 2020, regular Massachusetts driver's license

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 16:24:59

Two Men Arrested On Firearms Charges In Andover

ANDOVER, MA -- State police arrested two men on firearms charges during a traffic stop on Route 125 early Saturday morning. Police arrested Marcos Silveira, 23, of Brockton and Erikson Vieira, 31, of Dorchester, after Trooper Daniel Purtell stopped the Infiniti Q50 the men were in for motor vehicle


Two face gun charges in Andover

ANDOVER - State police arrested two men for illegally possessing a defaced firearm Saturday. According to police, a state trooper stopped an Infiniti Q50 on Route 125 in Andover at 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning for motor vehicle violations including speeding, failure to dim headlights, and darkly tint

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2018-03-20 22:59:09

Rivera, Baker decry Trump comments that Lawrence supplies NH with fentanyl, heroin

LAWRENCE - Mayor Daniel Rivera on Monday accused President Trump of "trafficking in pain and divisiveness" for telling a New Hampshire audience that Lawrence is "a primary source" of that state's opioid epidemic and for alleging that Lawrence's decision to declare itself a sanctuary city for immigra

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 02:12:53

Critically injured in car crash, Tewksbury man loses license for 3 years

NEWBURYPORT - A Tewksbury man who barely escaped death after launching his car 40 yards into the air last December in Salisbury lost his license for three years after pleading guilty to drunken driving Monday in court. Wearing a neck brace, an arm sling and an eye patch, 49-year-old Richard Duchens

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:12:44

Suspect in tow truck driver's death faces OUI, homicide charges

A Lawrence woman who prosecutors say was drunk behind the wheel when she struck and killed a tow truck driver in Andover Wednesday night was arraigned on a vehicular homicide charge in her hospital bed in Boston yesterday. Shiina Dionne, 28, told state troopers at the scene that she had consumed thr


Nashua Man Charged With Witness Tampering

NASHUA, NH - A Nashua man was arrested this week on a witness tampering charge, police said. Jason Morrissey, 27, was arrested Wednesday, according to Nashua police Lieutenant Robert Page. Page said the case involved a female witness in an ongoing criminal investigation. Morrissey "relayed a message


Police Ask For Public's Help: Wilmington Week In Review

WILMINGTON, MA -- It wasn't all snow news in Wilmington this week. Police released surveillance video in hopes the public could help them identify in two separate crimes. Catch up on those and other local news stories that were posted this week on Wilmington Patch.


I-495 pickup rollover in Lowell leaves several hurt

LOWELL -- Six people were hospitalized after a pickup truck rolled over on Interstate 495 near exit 37 on Saturday night, according to an emergency radio broadcast. The pickup, with an extended cab, came to a rest off the road in the snow and lying on its roof near Woburn Street. The condition of


Tow truck driver killed on the job

A member of a family-owned towing business died of his injuries after he was struck by a car late Wednesday at a crash scene on Interstate 495 in Andover, state police said. Daniel Coady of Coady's Towing in Lawrence responded to a two-car crash on the highway's southbound side when he was hit short