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Tow Truck Drivers to Pay Respects to Man Killed in Andover Highway Crash

Hundreds of tow truck drivers are expected to pay homage to one of their own on Wednesday when he is laid to rest after a crash on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts last week. Forty-one-year-old Daniel Coady Jr. died from injuries suffered in the March 14 crash. State police said Coady had be

NECN - 2018-03-21 10:47:13

Police: 8 pounds of fentanyl found in Haverhill apartment

HAVERHILL - Two men and two women who lived in a barricaded apartment at 212 Winter St. were charged with trafficking fentanyl after police found more than eight pounds of the deadly narcotic in their apartment, along with several hundred rounds of ammunition. Some of the fentanyl was within reach o

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 00:18:27

At least one injured in Lawrence shooting

LAWRENCE - At least one person was shot on Brook Street about 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. A suspect fled in a vehicle and is still at large, said interim police Chief Roy Vasque. He could not immediately say what the vehicle looked like or if there was more than one suspect. The Massachuset

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 20:12:00

Andover Students To Attend School On Weekends To Make Up Snow Days

ANDOVER (CBS) - Mother Nature is taking the fun out of snow days this year. In Andover, students are about to pay the price for those extra days off. They will now have a half day of classes on Good Friday and attend school on two Saturdays, April 28 and May 12, thanks to relentless winter storms an

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-21 18:40:07

Police arrest Pelham driver found passed out in vehicle in a McDonald's parking lot

PELHAM - Police say a driver was arrested late Monday night for driving under the influence after he was found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle, which was stuck in a snowbank in a McDonald's parking lot. Officers with the Pelham Police Department responded around 11:10 p.m. on Monday to th

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-21 06:06:00

Car vs. Lowell Five branch in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY -- The drive-thru at the Lowell Five branch on Main Street in Tewksbury remained open Wednesday afternoon even after a car drove through a window and wall in another part of the building. Emergency crews were called to the branch at 1775 Main St., about 12:30 p.m., and found a white Toyot

LOWELL SUN - 2018-03-21 19:38:47

Huge traffic jam delays travel around I-495/Route 114 area, as tow trucks assemble for funeral

Traffic is backed up on Turnpike Street in North Andover Wednesday morning as tow truck drivers from all over New England arrive to pay tribute to Daniel Coady Jr., who was killed last week while working on Interstate 495 in Andover during a snowstorm.AMY SWEENEY/Staff photo A massive traffic jam ca

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 13:25:00

Two shot in Lawrence; police expect arrest 'very soon'

LAWRENCE - Two men were shot on Brook Street Tuesday afternoon in front of multiple witnesses before the suspect fled in a vehicle, police said. Police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting the shooting at 3:02 p.m., said interim Police Chief Roy Vasque. The victims, both men in their 20s, were

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 01:02:59

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


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


Haverhill Police Make Series of Drug Arrests During Snowstorm Aftermath

While most of the city was digging out from the 24.3 inches of snow that blanketed Haverhill this week, local police were making drug arrests. Prior to the storm on Monday, Officer Dana Burrill, Jr. arrested Epping, N.H.'s Jennifer Grenier for heroin possession. Burrill also took New Hampshire men E


Heroin trafficker sentenced to7 years in prison

BOSTON - A Dominican citizen who admitted to trafficking heroin, crack and cocaine, was sentenced Thursday to 87 months in prison. Jorge Luis Nunez Martinez, also known as William Matos, formerly of Methuen, was ordered by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to serve three years of supervi


Plow drivers can't believe man's age after they help him shovel driveway

LAWRENCE, Mass. - It had been a long day for two plow drivers in Lawrence Wednesday, but at the end of their shift they found a man attempting to shovel his driveway and decided to help. "You look over the sea of snow and it looked like it was up to his hips," Martin Gutierrez said. >> Read more t


Judge mulls sentence in deadly Methuen hit-and-run

SALEM, Mass. - The tearful, grief stricken mother of an 11-year-old girl who died in a hit-and-run accident spoke harshly to the man charged with striking her in Salem Superior Court on Thursday. "I am never going to forgive you for what you did. Never," said Jacqueline Diaz, the mother of Jaydee So


They helped build this city

LOWELL -- Surrounded by storytellers in the Acre, Dave McKean took it all in. McKean, whose grandparents emigrated from Ireland, listened to the first-generation parishioners at St. Patrick Parish in Lowell. Eventually, he started writing down their memories. "I heard from the old people about th