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I-495 shut down due to electrical wire hazard

WESTFORD, Mass. —Interstate 495 in Westford is shut down in both directions due to an electrical wire hazard, State Police said.The highway is shut down between exits 32 and 34 because of a transformer fire that's compromising power lines and concern that a pole could collapse.AdvertisementWCVB/Sky5

WCVB - 2018-06-19 16:01:00

Lowell Triple-Shooting: 2 Dead, 1 Severely Injured

LOWELL, MA — Two men are dead and another has life-threatening injuries after a triple-shooting in Lowell Monday afternoon, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan's office confirmed.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 23:24:02

I-95 Traffic: 3 Lanes Blocked In Reading For Crash

READING, MA — The three right travel lanes on I-95 South are blocked after a crash. Traffic is really bad on that interstate and I-93 North.>>>ALSO NOW:I-495 Completely Shut Down For Electrical Wires Across HighwayPatch will update this story

PATCH - 2018-06-19 15:57:20

Wakefield Armed Robbery Suspects Shot At Victim On Highway: PD

The suspects are described as 5 feet 8 inches. They were wearings masks and dress in all black. The vehicle, a blue Honda Odyssey, was was last seen in the Roosevelt Circle area of Medford.

PATCH - 2018-06-19 14:45:30

Two men shot dead in Lowell

One man was pronounced dead outside 68-70 Smith St., while two males were transported to area hospitals, according to Meghan Kelly, a spokeswoman for the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. One of the males died at the hospital, she said.

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-06-18 23:06:49

Police: Two people fatally shot in Lowell, third remains in hospital

LOWELL, Mass.- Two people have died and one remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Lowell, police say.

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-06-18 22:43:27

New Million-Dollar Somerville Home Hits The Market

SOMERVILLE, MA – This renovated 1900 single-family home is located on a one-way, tree-lined street close to Porter and Davis Squares. For over $1.2 million, you'll get four bedrooms – including a master suite, a mahogany deck and bluestone patio, a private garden and more.View the full listing on re

PATCH - 2018-06-19 13:39:42

Downed Tree Blocks Wilmington Road

WILMINGTON, MA — Blanchard Road is completely blocked due to a large tree falling. Police said shortly after 7:30 a.m. the road is impassable, and the Tree Department is en route to remove the tree.

PATCH - 2018-06-19 12:13:14

Man arrested after allegedly following girls into home in Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. -A man was arrested after allegedly following multiple girls into a house in Lowell, police say.

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-06-18 01:02:57

Author Junot Díaz cleared to return to MIT faculty after sexual-misconduct investigation

Author Junot Díaz cleared to return to MIT faculty after sexual-misconduct investigation(Photo: Tsar Fedorsky/AP)CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigation has cleared Pulitzer Prize-winning author and creative writing professor Junot Díaz to return to the classroom thi

USA TODAY - 2018-06-18 23:11:00

Arlington Teen Found After 2 Weeks

ARLINGTON, MA – A 16-year-old Arlington girl police believed to be in danger has been found. According to a post on the Arlington Police Department Twitter page Sunday afternoon, Jada White has been located.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 15:43:34

Three Shot, 1 Dead in Lowell, Massachusetts

Three people were shot, and one has died, following a shooting in Lowell, Massachusetts on Monday afternoon.Lowell police said the shooting took place at the intersection of Smith and Westford streets.The shooting does not appear to be random.

NECN - 2018-06-18 21:27:37

Head-On Crash Kills 1 In Bedford

BEDFORD, MA — An 85-year-old Billerica man was killed in a head-on collision on the Middlesex Turnpike Saturday morning.The crash occurred around 8:49 a.m. near the intersection of the Turnpike and Oak Park Drive. Police said it appears the man was driving a Hyundai Sonata southbound when it crossed


Waltham July 4th Fireworks: 2018 Guide

WALTHAM, MA — It's almost Fourth of July and that means fireworks at Leary Field. But when are they, anyway? Well we know some people like to get their plans started so this is for you. Break out the checkered picnic blanket folks and get ready to have an awesome day.


Wilmington’s Rite Aid closing on Main Street

WILMINGTON — After recently changing from a Rite Aid into a Walgreens, the pharmacy at 208 N. Main St. in Wilmington will be closing and not reopening under a new name.Walgreens Media Relations Phil Caruso wrote in an email that the store’s last day of business will be June 26, and the store will re


Extreme heat may close Lowell schools Monday

“If it is just cancelling one day, I’d rather do that than risk the safety of the children,” said Salah Khelfaoui, Lowell Schools Superintendent.”


Hundreds of Mass. Residents May Lose Their Gun Licences

The Boston Globe reportsthat the state began notifying police chiefs last month after federal law enforcement officials said the state's Firearms License Review Board, which considers whether people with misdemeanor criminal convictions should have a license, was clearing applicants who should have


Man Arrested After Claiming To Be Police, Trying To Enter A Home

According to police, Taurean Pearson, 36, was trying to break into a Lyon Street home. A man in the home pushed him out of the doorway, and then Pearson slashed the man’s wrist with a knife.


Harvard Denies Asian-American Admissions Discrimination

Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) rippedHarvard Universityfor systematic bias against Asian American students, which was revealed after internal Harvard reports became a focal point in alawsuitagainst the school.


Quincy Man Charged With Sex Trafficking

QUINCY, MA — A Quincy man appeared in court Friday on allegations that he trafficked women at a residential brothel in Allston and an advertised massage parlor in Stoneham, Attorney General Maura Healey announced.