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Winter storm warning issued for Boston, Providence, and Worcester - The Boston Globe

Forecasters Tuesday issued a winter storm warning for much of eastern New England as another nor'easter makes its way into the region. The storm is expected to drop between 8 and 14 inches of snow in the Boston area, said Matt Doody of the National Weather Service. Coastal New Hampshire and Maine co

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

MEMA WEATHER ADVSORY: Fourth March nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, high winds and more coastal flooding

Get the shovels ready, again. Another March nor'easter could bring a foot of snow to many areas of Massachusetts Wednesday into Thursday The National Weather Service is increasingly confident that the Commonwealth will be impacted by a nor'easter beginning Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 17:34:03

Missing Rockport woman may be in danger, police say - The Boston Globe

A Rockport woman who has been missing since Sunday night may be in danger, police said. Theresa A. Coen, 52, left her Penzance Road home without any of her belongings, Rockport police said in a press release. The release did not elaborate on how or why she may be endangered. She is described as a w

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Norwood Snowstorm: Lower-Than-Expected Snowfall In The Forecast

NORWOOD, MA - Springtime is here and what better way to celebrate than with a reminder that the end of winter is still lingering around? March 20 may be the start of a new season but the area is preparing for the fourth major snowstorm of March. With snow on the way, the National Weather Service has

PATCH - 2018-03-20 21:53:35

'Take the baby': Thief hands clerk infant left in stolen car - The Boston Globe

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A man suspected of stealing a vehicle that was left running with a sleeping baby inside made a quick stop at a nearby gas station, where he left the infant in its detached car seat with a clerk, saying: ''Take the baby! Take the baby!'' Michelle Ashby told The Palm Beach Post

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

MBTA police asks public to help identify Oak Grove 'bike thief' - The Boston Globe

MBTA Transit Police This man is wanted for questioning related to the theft of a bike from the Oak Grove MBTA Station. The MBTA Transit Police are asking the public to help identify a man who may have stolen a bike from the Oak Grove MBTA Station last Wednesday. Police released a statement on Tuesda

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Three hurt, including shooter, in Maryland high school shooting - The Boston Globe

GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) - A shooting at a Maryland high school Tuesday wounded three people, including the shooter, a sheriff's spokeswoman said. Authorities said the situation was ''contained'' as deputies and federal agents converged on the crime scene. St. Mary's County Sheriff spokeswoman Cpl. Jul

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Baker pushes more 'urgency' in changing fentanyl trafficking law - The Boston Globe

HAVERHILL - Governor Charlie Baker and top law enforcement officials urged the Legislature Tuesday to make it easier to prosecute traffickers of fentanyl, the ultrapowerful opioid that is often mixed into heroin and plays an increasingly deadly role in Massachusetts' overdose crisis. Last year, 1,97

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

WANTED: Two Who Deposited Fake Check, Withdrew $25k

DEDHAM, MA - A couple who deposited an altered check at the Dedham Bank of America is now wanted by police. The Sept. 12 incident, which was just posted on Mass. Most Wanted by police, saw a woman with a fraudulent passport open an account at the Bank of America in West Roxbury. A $25,040 check was


New Hampshire man convicted for 1987 murder

More than 30 years after 19-year-old Dora Brimage was found beaten and strangled inside a building in Roxbury, the man who killed her has been convicted of the murder, according to the Suffolk DA Daniel Conley. A jury on Friday found James Paige, 51, guilty of first-degree murder for Brimage's slayi


Housekeeper stabbed with scissors at Portsmouth, NH hotel - The Boston Globe

Portsmouth Police Department Jasmine Henderson, 32, allegedly used a pair of scissors to stab a housekeeper at a hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Friday morning. A New York woman was arrested for attempted murder Friday morning after she allegedly stabbed a housekeeper with a pair of scissors at a


Man accused of killing Lynn mother pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

BOSTON - The family of a woman who was murdered in 2014 says they're heartbroken about a plea deal the alleged killer made in court Friday. Jason Fleury was charged with first degree murder after Jamie Mendez's remains were found on Kings Beach in Lynn. Mendez's mother told Boston 25 News she though


Woman Facing OUI Charges in Fatal Crash Involving Tow Truck Driver on I-495

A Massachusetts woman is facing OUI-related charges in connection with a fatal highway crash that killed a tow truck driver on Interstate 495 in Andover Wednesday night. Shiina Dionne, 28, of Lawrence, will be arraigned at Tufts Medical Center in Boston Friday afternoon in connection with the crash


3 Car Crash In Coolidge Corner Sends One To Hospital

BROOKLINE, MA - Three cars crashed on Harvard Street between Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, sending one person to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Watch for traffic issues in the area as crews work to clean up. No word on other injuries or what caused the crash.


Brazilian man sentenced to prison for illegal reentry after deportation - The Boston Globe

A Brazilian national who was indicted in 2016 for sexually assaulting a child was sentenced Friday to six months in federal prison for illegally entering the United Stated after getting deported, prosecutors said. Josilei DeCastro, 37, was also given one year of supervised release, and will "face de


Teenager arrested in Mattapan for illegal gun - The Boston Globe

A teenager was arrested in Mattapan Friday night after Boston police found him carrying a loaded gun. Robert Tyrell Barrett-Scott, 19, of Mattapan, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, ammunition, unlawfully carrying a firearm, and possession of a firearm with an obliterat


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Woman found guilty of child endangerment after son dies

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts woman has been found guilty of a charge related to the death of her 4-month-old son who prosecutors say was left "largely unattended" in a homeless shelter. The Essex County District Attorney's Office says 24-year-old Laci Kirk, of Lynn, was sentenced to 2.5 years


Broken brake light leads to drug arrests

HAVERHILL - Two men who were stopped by state troopers on Winter Street for a defective brake light were found to be in possession of 88 grams of marijuana as well as 42 vials of high potency THC oil, police said. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. When questioned, the men said they were pla


Things to do this week in Waltham

"A Little Bit of Ireland" March 17 and 18 2 p.m. Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, 617 Lexington St. Waltham. Reagle Music Theatre presents "A Little Bit of Ireland," an annual celebration of Irish music, choir singing, step dancing and light-hearted comic blarney. Tickets: $37 to $65 for adul