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Man charged with shooting Lawrence girl in the head is held without bail

LAWRENCE — A judge allowed a man accused of shooting a 16-year-old Lawrence girl in the head to hide behind a door during his arraignment late Thursday morning in Lawrence District Court.


Weekend storm could dump up to 2 feet of snow in some parts of Massachusetts

BOSTON (WHDH) - A dusting of snow and rain could make for a slick morning commute on Friday but a significant storm that’s tracking toward New England could dump up to two feet of snow in some areas this weekend.


Driver crashed into pole in Chelmsford while swerving to avoid dog, police say

CHELMSFORD, Mass. - A pick-up truck crashed into a pole in Chelmsford while swerving to avoid a dog that ran out into the middle of the road, Police Lt. Gary Hannagan told Boston 25 News.


Massachusetts House conducting ‘full investigation’ into allegations that lawmaker groped woman’s backside

BOSTON — A special Massachusetts House committee will conduct a full investigation into whether a male representative grabbed an incoming female lawmaker’s backside during a cocktail reception.


Smoking crack, sex while driving land Nashua man under arrest in Manchester

MANCHESTER — A Nashua man was allegedly smoking crack cocaine and receiving "sexual acts" at a red light Tuesday afternoon when two city police detectives walked up to his car.


Nashua Couple Arrested In Granite Shield Drug Sweep: Police

NASHUA, NH — A Nashua couple were arrested Wednesday after police said they sold heroin and fentanyl out of their Shedds Avenue residence. Tammy Baker, 51, and William McKnight, 48, face a host of charges. The pair, who have had multiple past dealings with police, were arrested during the latest "Gr


Banner year for K of C charities

BILLERICA -- The Billerica Knights of Columbus recently presented a $17,000 check to the Massachusetts Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Charities Fund. The organization was the top fundraiser in the state for the ninth consecutive year.


Got some spare time?

fter the snow finally arrives later this week (they prom- ised!) and your kids sled down every hill in a 10- mile radius, you might start to panic: Where do we go next? Well, there's no need to fret.


Woburn Woman Finds Marijuana In Mailbox

WOBURN, MA -- A Woburn woman got an unexpected special delivery this week: in addition to her mail, Laurel Collins found a sandwich bag containing 18 grams of marijuana in her mailbox. Police are trying to identify the man who put it there, whose image was captured on a home video surveillance syste


Conway wants voters' input on future of elections in Lowell

LOWELL -- With city officials and lawyers still in federal court mediation sessions over the voter-rights lawsuit, City Councilor Dave Conway is proposing that residents should have a chance to vote on the future of city elections.


Man Who Stabbed Wife, Intentionally Crashed Into Tree Sentenced

DRACUT, MA – A Dracut man who stabbed his wife before intentionally driving into a tree will serve 8-10 years in prison under a plea agreement. James O'Neil, 60, pleaded guilty to armed assault with intent to murder after considering the trial's impact on his family, including his two adult children


Police: Wanted fugitive nabbed in Nashua, NH

NASHUA, N.H (WHDH) - A Nashua, New Hampshire man wanted on armed robbery charges in Massachusetts was arrested Wednesday in Nashua, New Hampshire, police said. Members of the Nashua Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit and Traffic Enforcement Unit arrested Christian Noury, 22, on a cha


Massachusetts food stamps recipients will get February benefits early due to government shutdown

Most Massachusetts food stamps recipients will receive their February benefits early due to the partial government shutdown. State officials are cautioning recipients to budget wisely, since those benefits will have to last for the entire month.


4 Things to do this week around Billerica

Baby Animal Day; Friday, Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at Billerica Public Library, 15 Concord Road: It's midterm time and are you feeling a little stressed out? Relax, "de-stress" and unwind at the library. Spend a half hour patting and cuddling baby rabbits, chicks, goats and more. The event is free and open


Snow In Woburn: What You Need To Know

WOBURN, MA -- Weather forecasters say Massachusetts could get as much as one to two feet of snow this weekend. Here's what you need to know to before the storm hits Woburn. We'll update this story with cancellations as we hear of them, but, in the meantime, keep the following in mind:


Nashua man charged with passing forged check at Merrimack bank

MERRIMACK — A 40-year-old Nashua man faces felony forgery and theft charges after Merrimack police officials said he passed a forged bank at a local bank. Randy Vigeant, 16 Ridge St., was arrested Wednesday following an investigation of an incident at the TD Bank in Merrimack, officials said.


Caught on camera: Man puts bag of weed in wrong mailbox

WOBURN, Mass. - A marijuana mistake in Woburn after a mother discovered a bag of pot in her mailbox. Woburn Police say they're treating it as a crime: illegal distribution, but this mother is just happy her kids didn't find the bag first.


Massachusetts now accepts texts to 911

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts cellphone users can now text 9-1-1 for help. The state 911 Department said in an announcement Wednesday that all emergency call centers now have the ability to receive a text.


Robot art, bird-watching, and MLK celebration

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored in Somerville during a celebration Monday, Jan. 21, beginning at 10 a.m. Social justice educator Aba Taylor will deliver the keynote speech. Attendees can enjoy music performed by El Sistema and the Somerville High School World Percussion Ensemble


Federal workers caught in the middle apply for unemployment

Internal Revenue Service employees, front row from the left, Brian Lanouette, of Merrimack, N.H., Mary Maldonado, of Dracut, Mass., and Maria Zangari, of Haverhill, Mass., display placards during a rally by federal employees and supporters, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in front of the Statehouse, in Bos