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2 Dorchester Businesses Burned In Fast-Moving Fire

2 Dorchester Businesses Burned In Fast-Moving FireOfficials said flames were trapped in the ceiling and they feared that could cause the roof to collapse. Man Found Dead In Lowell Condo FireA man was found dead in a fire at a Lowell condominium early Tuesday morning. Army Vet Sues VA Over Scalpel Le

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-16 17:38:25

Lexington commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr.

As he stood in the cold on Lexington's Battle Green on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Louis Postel knew exactly why he was there, waiting to walk to Cary Memorial Hall as part of the town's annual Unity Walk. "Trump," the Lexington resident said. "I feel embarrassed by his racism, and I just want to d

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-16 22:43:47

Revere offers free trash stickers to flooding victims

Revere is offering up to eight free stickers for the curbside removal of white goods and bulky items for residents whose personal property was damaged from flooding after the January 4 snowstorm. The stickers can be obtained at the Inspectional Services Department at the American Legion Building on

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-16 22:07:02

Vehicle strikes pedestrians on Central Street in Saugus

An elderly man and woman are being treated for serious injuries after a car struck them on Central Street. Numerous 911 calls came in starting at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday for two individuals who were hit by a car in the area of 345 Central St., Saugus Police Assistant Chief Ronald Giorgetti said. Emergenc

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-16 19:28:57

Police: Suspect in slaying says student was hitting on him - The Boston Globe

Orange County Sheriff's Department via Associated Press A booking photo of Samuel Lincoln Woodward. SANTA ANA, Calif. - A man suspected in the killing of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who was stabbed nearly two dozen times and buried in a shallow grave at a California park told i

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Get Ready for Another Round of Winter With Storm Bringing Up to 9 Inches of Snow for Some

An area of low pressure will head east from the Great Lakes region today, redeveloping off the Mid-Atlantic Coast on Wednesday, which will bring the potential for several inches of snow to portions of the region late tonight into Wednesday afternoon. Winter storm warnings and advisories have been is

NECN - 2018-01-16 15:45:44

One new do, three new don'ts: It's a thing - The Boston Globe

SAY WHAT? Stop me if you've heard this one, but late last week during a meeting on immigration reform attended by a wide variety of officials with as wide a variety of hearing and memory issues, President Trump (which is still not a typo) reportedly described Haiti and African nations as - oh, wait,

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Pregnant woman disappears on her way to hospital, police say

A woman said to be nine months pregnant has gone missing in the Greater Boston area. Chelsea police said Elizabeth Hernandez, 40, of Chelsea, was last seen Monday around 5 p.m. at her home on Blossom Street. Police said the last communication with Hernandez indicated she was taking a taxi or liver

WCVB - 2018-01-16 20:53:00

Police: Mass. man arrested in Salem with counterfeit bills, cocaine

SALEM - A Lowell, Mass., man is facing drug and forgery charges after police pulled over a car they said was driving erratically on I-93 early Tuesday. Richard Caraballo, Jr., 24, was charged with possession of a controlled drug, transportation of drugs and two counts of forgery, police said. Police

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 17:48:00

Salem State reports new racism incident

SALEM - City and Salem State University police, as well as the FBI, are investigating a report of "white supremacist and anti-police vandalism" on the city's bike path near the university. Salem State police first received a report of the vandalism at 7:53 a.m. Tuesday. Nicole Giambusso, spokeswoman

SALEM NEWS - 2018-01-16 23:36:38

Peabody announces parking ban ahead of Wednesday's storm

Peabody announced a parking ban ahead of Wednesday's quick-moving storm. The ban takes effect at Midnight Wednesday morning. "All vehicles should be removed from roadways to avoid ticketing or towing," read the alert on the city's website. Anyone without off-street parking available can call 978-538

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-16 19:14:35

Crews respond to fire on Liberty Street in Danvers

No injuries were reported, according to the Fire Department. Crews responded Monday night to a fire called in after residents noticed smoke coming from the dryer in their second-floor laundry room. "The occupants attempted to put out the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher, called 9-1-1 and evacua

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-16 15:36:45

A community voice goes silent in Swampscott

SWAMPSCOTT - A passionate and dedicated voice that has been serving the citizens of Swampscott for the past 50 years has fallen silent. Longtime community advocate Nelson Kessler died on Friday, Jan. 12 after a brief illness. For the past five decades, Kessler, 85, used his voice to shed light on th

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-17 03:46:10

Police search for suspect in Middleton bank robbery

MIDDLETON - Police are searching for a man who robbed the Salem Five Bank on Route 114 this morning. The suspect is described as a white male, in his early 30s, about 5-foot-10, and wearing a gray sweatshirt, black hat and jeans. Police say no weapon was shown during the robbery, which occurred arou

SALEM NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:37:00

There were more murders but less overall crime in Lynn last year

LYNN - Despite a near record number of murders and a slight uptick in car thefts last year, the city's overall crime is down, according to the Lynn Police Department. While the murder rate tripled, crime was down in five out of seven crime categories in 2017, a 16 percent decrease. The biggest drop

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-16 23:08:22

Police Seek Missing Chelsea Woman Who Is 9 Months Pregnant

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Chelsea Police Authorities are searching for a pregnant Massachusetts woman who went missing Monday after leaving for a hospital. Police say 40-year-old Elizabeth Hernandez of Chelsea was last seen around 5 p.m. at her Blossom Street home. Hernand

NECN - 2018-01-16 18:59:10

Monson police reportedly respond to vehicle crash on May Hill Road

MONSON - A vehicle crash reportedly prompted police to close a section of May Hill Road Tuesday morning. Officer Daryl Buley confirmed the crash to WWLP. He had no additional information, however. This is a developing story. Additional information will be posted as soon as it is available. MONSON -

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 13:40:49

Cherise Hill was 'hunted down' and killed because she witnessed previous attack, prosecutor says in murder trial of Pedro Solis

It took one phone call to end Cherise Hill's life. As the murder trial against Pedro Solis began in Worcester Superior Court Tuesday, prosecutor Brett Dillon said Solis called his co-defendant on the morning of Dec. 2, 2015. Solis, according to Dillon, spotted Hill and wanted Miranda to come down

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:44:40

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Worcester, 7 Inches of Snow Possible Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Worcester in effect from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17. According to the service, five to seven inches of snow is expected with a 90% chance of snow possible. "Light snow will overspread the region tonight, mainly after

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2018-01-16 17:42:49

Massachusetts Man Charged in 'Upskirting' Case Arrested Again in Yarmouth

A Massachusetts man previously arrested for allegedly taking photographs up women's skirts, also know as "upskirting," has been taken into custody again in Yarmouth. After obtaining warrants for his arrest, police took 50-year-old David Anthony Wong, of New Bedford, into custody on Jan. 5. The Cape

NECN - 2018-01-16 17:16:20