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Day care closed after toddler found wandering in middle of road

PEABODY, Mass. — A Peabody day care was shut down Friday after a toddler walked out of the facility and was found wandering in the middle of a street by a stranger. Police said the 2-year-old somehow got out of the Watch-A-Tot day care sometime after being dropped off around 8 a.m.


Georgetown baseball falls after Hamilton-Wenham's fourth inning rally

GEORGETOWN — Trading runs in the first few innings of play, the Hamilton-Wenham and Georgetown baseball teams were each looking to establish a comfortable lead. But with two outs, nobody on base and the score tied at 3-3 in the fourth inning, the Generals figured out Royals’ starting pitcher Jason B


'My parents took my whole life from me': Turpin kids make emotional statements in torture case

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to locking up and abusing 12 of their 13 children for years, as well as some of the victims, made their first public comments Friday during an emotion-charged hearing where the parents were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.


Police: Man carries woman into path of dump truck

GLOUCESTER, Mass. — A 41-year-old man was charged with attempted murder after police said he picked up a woman he was having a dispute with and carried her into a road in front of an oncoming dump truck.


Georgetown author Van Galen to sign books on Independent Bookstore Day

Georgetown author Maggie van Galen, author of the "Adventures of Keeno & Ernest" children's book series and a frequent contributor to the Georgetown Record, will be among several local authors helping to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Whitelam Books in Reading.


Middleton Police Log: April 5-13

The following are excerpts from the Middleton police log for Friday, April 5, through Saturday, April 13. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.


Fire Destroys Home Impacted By Merrimack Valley Explosions

LAWRENCE (CBS) – A Lawrence home that was impacted by the Merrimack Valley Explosions was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon. Columbia Gas says the home at 21 Brookfield Street has not had gas service since the explosions.


Firefighters battling massive 3-alarm blaze at home in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) - Firefighters are battling a massive three-alarm blaze that broke out at a home in Lawrence on Friday afternoon. Crews responding to a report of a fire at 11 Brookfield St. around 4 p.m. found flames shooting from the single-family home and thick smoke overtaking the neighbor


Peabody woman rescues a toddler standing in traffic

PEABODY — Joann Cronin couldn’t believe her eyes Friday morning when she saw a toddler walking in the middle of Lowell Street. The Peabody Municipal Federal Credit Union assistant manager slammed on her brakes, jumped out of her car, and scooped up the 2-year-old.


Hospitals short on funds to cover low-income patients

BOSTON — Hospitals that serve large numbers of uninsured and low-income patients on the North Shore and elsewhere are getting shortchanged by the state, say lawmakers who are pushing proposals to plug the funding gaps.


Journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they are searching for multiple suspects in the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry.


Fires, Drug Busts, Hep A Outbreak, Teen Found, More: Nearby News

Please keep the news tips coming about things going on in your community. And we'll do our best to let folks know what's going on in Amherst, Bedford, Concord, Exeter, Hampton, Londonderry, Merrimack, Milford, Nashua, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Salem, and Windham, and other communities around the Gr


Maple Avenue Game Night Escalates to Stabbing; Haverhill Man Stands Accused

A 22-year-old Haverhill man is recovering from what police call non-life threatening stab wounds after a Thursday night fight broke out inside a home on Maple Avenue. Officers responded to 3 Maple Ave., No. 3 just after 7 p.m. April 18 to break up a fight between two men that had escalated to a stab


Story of America's first female soldier coming to Port

NEWBURYPORT – More than two centuries before women were officially allowed in U.S. military combat roles, a little-known Bay State native bound her chest, tucked her hair under a cap and went to war as a man in the American Revolution.


Lawrence residents indicted on drug trafficking charges

SALEM, Mass. — A man and a woman from Lawrence were indicted on drug trafficking charges Friday as the result of a joint federal and state investigation. Julio Rivera, 36, and Arianna Camilo Disla, 32, were both indicted on charges of trafficking over 10 grams of fentanyl, possession with intent to


Grove restaurant opens in Rowley

ROWLEY — Grove at Briar Barn Inn opens today, offering a locally inspired menu in a farmhouse setting that channels the town's historic aesthetic. Grove, located at 101 Main St., is a freestanding restaurant on the four-acre, newly developed Briar Barn Inn property, which includes a luxury resort th


Arson suspected in Brookfield Street fire

LAWRENCE — A Brookfield Street block terrorized by the Sept. 13, 2018 gas disaster suffered another blow Friday when a house that has been boarded up since that day caught fire a second time and burned almost to the ground.


Ninth Wave catamaran closes shop

NEWBURYPORT — A summer staple on the Newburyport waterfront might be sailing away for good, according to a social media message. Ninth Wave Sailing Charters announced on its Facebook page Friday it will no longer be operating the 48-foot sailing catamaran business and asked that people who purchased


State police probe I-93 crash in Salem

SALEM — State police are still investigating why a 51-year-old, Woburn, Mass. man lost control of his car and struck two other vehicles before his car rolled over on Interstate 93 in Salem Thursday afternoon.


Former Haverhill DPW Worker Gets Probation for Role in August 2018 City Hall Drug Deal

A former Haverhill city employee pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from an August 2018 drug arrest, receiving a one-year probation term from Haverhill District Court Judge Stephen S. Abany.