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Deadly Batch of Opioids in Lowell: 4 Deaths in 12 Hours

Lowell residents have been warned to call 911 if they witness an overdose (Published 2 hours ago) Officials in Massachusetts are warning people after first responders reported four fatal overdose cases in Lowell within a span of 12 hours on Wednesday and Thursday. Lowell fire officials said it is be

NECN - 2018-03-22 16:14:55

Police search for driver after truck hits Andover home; vehicle linked to earlier break at business

A pickup truck that smashed into a condo building at 33 School St. in Andover about 5:30 a.m. Thursday is still protruding from the building as police investigate.AMANDA SABGA/Staff photo ANDOVER - A pickup truck crashed into a home at 33 School St. on Thursday morning, and police are looking for th

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 16:01:00

Police Looking for Missing Man From Methuen, Massachusetts

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Methuen Police are looking for a man who has been missing since Wednesday. Police say Michael Meuse, 42, was last seen leaving his Birch Avenue residence in Methuen in a gray 2012 Ford Fusion, with Massachusetts license plate 2GZM80. Meuse is desc

NECN - 2018-03-21 23:06:42

Magliocchetti Discusses Flu Precautions on New Open Mic Show

The Feb. 26 edition of the New Open Mic Show with host Bill Macek featured Sharon Chouinard and Haverhill School Committee Vice Chairman Paul A. Magliocchetti. Magliocchetti discussed precautions families can take to prevent the flu and spreading it. The New Open Mic Show is heard live, every Monday

WHAV.NET - 2018-03-22 11:13:59

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

Methuen Police Searching for Missing 42-Year-Old City Man

Authorities in Methuen are actively searching for a 42-year-old man reported to be missing in the city. Michael Meuse was last seen Wednesday leaving his home in the area of Birch Avenue, driving a gray 2012 Ford Fusion with the Massachusetts license plate 2GZM80. He was wearing a blue suit at time.

WHAV.NET - 2018-03-22 09:40:58

Jury acquits Merrimack man charged in 2017 shooting

Staff photo by Dean Shalhoup Attorney Lefty Keans pats Tobias Demitrius on the back as they and Attorney Shea Sennett listen to the jury deliver its not guilty verdicts in Demitrius's assault and reckless conduct trial Wednesday afternoon. NASHUA - Tobias Demitrius's lawyers said Wednesday afternoon

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Rifle slug found at Chelmsford school was part of keychain

CHELMSFORD -- A bullet fragment found by a custodian on the sidewalk outside Byam Elementary School on Wednesday turned out to be part of a student's key chain. A custodian found a .308 hunting rifle slug in a crack of the sidewalk near the main entrance in the morning, according to police. During

LOWELL SUN - 2018-03-22 10:35:30

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

Lawrence Mother, Son Arrested for Trafficking Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine

LAWRENCE - A mother and son from Lawrence have been arrested and arraigned in connection with trafficking heroin and cocaine, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. Lillian Colon, age 45, and Shawn Moreno, age 21, were arrested on Monday as a result of an ongoing joint investigation by the S

VALLEYPATRIOT.COM - 2018-03-21 22:32:29

Controversial process to hire a new Lowell High principal could end Wednesday night

LOWELL -- A seven-member committee formed by Superintendent of Schools Salah Khelfaoui interviewed three finalists for the job of the high school's head of school earlier this week, but several insiders predict it's a fait accompli for Marianne Busteed, the interim. Besides Busteed, the committee i

LOWELL SUN - 2018-03-21 16:20:24

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

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


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

Rivera, Baker decry Trump comments that Lawrence supplies NH with fentanyl, heroin

LAWRENCE - Mayor Daniel Rivera on Monday accused President Trump of "trafficking in pain and divisiveness" for telling a New Hampshire audience that Lawrence is "a primary source" of that state's opioid epidemic and for alleging that Lawrence's decision to declare itself a sanctuary city for immigra


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


OUI Charges Coming In Fatal Tow Driver Crash: Report

NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The woman who allegedly caused the crash that killed a North Andover tow truck driver will be charged with drunk driving, according to a report from WHDH. She is expected to be charged from her hospital bed. At least five cars were involved in the crash that killed 41-year-old Da


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


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