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DA: Driver flees police, killed in multi-vehicle crash moments later
According to investigators, police in Billerica were attempting to stop the driver on Billerica Avenue for a vehicle registration violation. Authorities said the driver sped away from the officer, heading toward Lowell.
Mother, Father And Son Sentenced In Peabody Tax Evasion Case
PEABODY, MA -- The owners of Giovanni's Roast Beef & Pizza in Peabody avoided jail time after pleading guilty last year to hiding $2.8 million from federal tax authorities.William Panousos, 67, Theodora Panousos, 65;, and their son, Konstantinos Panousos, 39, were sentenced in U.S. Federal Court in
Teenage Girl Awoken By Break-In At Peabody Home
Police are investigating a Peabody home invasion that took place in broad daylight Wednesday morning while a teenager was inside. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.
Dog Found Abandoned, Dying With Corn Cob Lodged in Intestine
Twix, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, was found vomiting and dehydrated along Route 28 near Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.
VIDEO: Toy car bursts into flames, melts in North Andover back yard
The vehicle in question actually melted from the heat of the fire. It was a toy ride-on car made of plastic, and the woman who called the fire department was a North Andover mom who was out in her yard supervising her two children using the toy, according to Fire Chief William McCarthy.
Mom saves kids just moments before toy jeep goes up in flames
"It was alarming how quickly it went up, it went from a little bit of smoke to a full on fire within like 2 minutes that was the scary thing," said Kline.
State Confirms West Nile Virus Case In Wilmington
WILMINGTON, MA -- Mosquitos collected in Wilmington tested positive for West Nile virus, the The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Wednesday. The mosquitos were collected on August 7 in the wetland area near Suncrest Avenue. No transmission to humans have been reported.
13-year-old comes face-to-face with burglar while home alone, chases him off
"He came into my room, I heard his footsteps because he was going room-to-room he came to my room and I saw his face and I was like who is this? This isn't my dad like who is this?"
Police Come Up Empty Handed in Tense Standoff in Lawrence Search for Stabbing Suspect with a Gun
Lawrence Police called in the swat team, the fire department, North Andover K9 and other special Law Enforcement units as they meticulously searched each room on each floor of the multi dwelling building.
Peabody teen chases, scares off burglary suspect
"I woke up to a loud banging noise and drawers, like smashing, and I assumed it was just my family members packing for their trip," Anna said outside her home Wednesday.
DA: Dorchester man shot, killed Everett man in marijuana deal gone bad
Frederick Reynoso, 26, was held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday in Dorchester Municipal Court for his alleged role in a shooting that claimed the life of 25-year-old Abran Castillo.
‘I made a lot of bots really angry’: Somerville mayor doubles down on Sam Adams boycott
A sign calling out Jim Koch, the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer, for a pro-Trump statement. The sign hangs on a house visible from the parking lot in Jamaica Plain that the brewery uses.–Lane Turner/The Boston Globe
Girl, 13, wakes to find strange man rifling through belongings
“I was like, ‘Oh my gosh! Who is this person in my house?’ I was so angry. I wasn’t even scared. I was mostly angry, not scared. And I was looking around for my family I was like are they OK? I was fine. He didn’t touch me or anything,” she said.
Suspended State Police Officer Involved In Danvers Bar Brawl
DANVERS, MA -- The bartender who failed to notify police after a fight at the Osborn Tavern last month is a suspended Massachusetts State Police officer who has since been fired from the tavern. Leigha Genduso was suspended without pay in February after an investigation revealed she had been involve
Salem Police Recover 2,400 Vials Of THC Oil In Traffic Stop
SALEM, MA -- A Florida man pleaded not guilty in Salem District Court Friday to drug charges stemming from a traffic stop by Salem Police in which they seized THC oil with an estimated street value of $120,000. Police charged Gregory M. Stone, 50, possession of THC oil with the intent to distribute,
Sex offender a no-show in court, warrant issued
Judge Timothy Feeley issued a warrant for Debbie Moccia, 63, of 129 Water St., Lawrence, after he was told that Moccia was not in court because she planned to seek admission to Boston Medical Center.
Danvers Gets Grant To Increase Impaired Driving Patrols
"Getting behind the wheel after drinking alcohol, using marijuana or both is one of the most dangerous things drivers can do," said Jeff Larason, Director of the Highway Safety Division. "A little planning can save your life or someone else's. Regret or remorse won't bring someone back."
Clean up continues as Peabody residents recover from flooding
As clean-up efforts began, more rain came down, undoing all the work that homeowners and city workers had put into minimizing the damage from the rainfall.
Flooding Damages Supplies For Lynn Mural Festival
Torrential rains caused flooding in Lynn. Boxes full of supplies for the "Beyond Walls" mural festival were damaged. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.
Twitter responds to Massachusetts mayor boycotting Sam Adams beer because brewery's co-founder thanked Trump
Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has said he "will never drink Sam Adam's beer again!" (Boston Globe via Getty Images, Craig F. Walker)Sam Adams just lost one very vocal customer.