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POLICE LOG for February 20: Billerica Woman Arrested For Egregious OUI; New York Man Arrested

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Wednesday, February 20, 2019:. Russell N. Sky (Brooklyn, NY) was arrested on a warrant. Sky was arrested in the Burger King parking lot. (1:12am)


Small Plane Crashes At Mansfield Airport

MANSFIELD (CBS) — A small plane crashed at the Mansfield Municipal Airport Saturday, the Mansfield Police Department confirmed. “Please avoid Fruit St. in the interim to allow emergency vehicles access,” the department wrote on Facebook.


Come Hear Select Board Candidates Monday At Library

READING - You've seen their signs. Now you can hear their pitches. The Reading election is more than a month away but Monday at the library residents are invited to come hear the five candidates running for the Reading Select Board. Hosted by the Reading Democratic Town Committee, the event will sta


Man Killed in Shootout with Boston Police Had Long Rap Sheet

Kasim Kahrim, the 36-year-old man killed in a shootout with Boston police after he allegedly shot an officer during a traffic stop in Roxbury Friday morning, had a long criminal history that resulted in his spending nearly 10 years behind bars off and on between 2000 and December 2018.


SELECTMEN NEWS: Wilmington Sues Pharmaceutical Companies Over Their Role In The Opioid Epidemic

WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington has joined more than 100 Massachusetts communities in filing litigation against the manufacturers and distributors of pharmaceutical drugs for their role in the opioid epidemic.


Renovated and Ready On Lowell Street

READING, MA -- Huge back deck overlooks spacious backyard. Features: Beautiful Craftsman style home completely renovated top to bottom in Reading! Amazing location within walking distance to the commuter rail and downtown Reading. Enter into this exquisite modern design containing an inviting living


Police investigating downed aircraft in Massachusetts airport

MANSFIELD, M.A ( WLNE) - Mansfield police and other emergency crews are currently managing a small aircraft that crashed and caught fire at Mansfield Municipal Airport at around 12:36 pm.


Reading Basketball Teams Get Tournament News

They knew they were tournament bound, but Friday afternoon the MIAA made it official with the announcement of the 2019 basketball tournament pairings. The Reading girls are the No. 5 seed in the Division 1 North field and will host No. 12 seed Revere on Monday. Reading comes into the tournament at 1


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Haggerty Schedules Office Hours For Woburn, Reading

WOBURN, MA - From 30th Middlesex District: State Representative Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn) has announced upcoming local office hours to be held in Woburn and Reading. The forums will be held in local businesses and public buildings which will allow members of the community to meet the Representa


BOYS BASKETBALL: Final regular season North and South rankings

Here are the final regular season Super Six boys basketball rankings for the North and South. Coaches and/or athletic directors are encouraged to report their postseason scores to the Boston Herald.


Four arrested after police pursuit involving stolen car on I-93

Four people were arrested after a police pursuit involving a stolen car on I-93 in Boston, police say. Massachusetts State Police say a trooper saw a car exiting the tunnel on I-93 southbound, and a query showed the car had been stolen in Lynn on Tuesday.


Area officals discuss Supreme Court ruling on property forfeiture

A Fitchburg lawmaker who introduced a bill that would enable police to seize your car if it has a secret compartment that could be used to transport drugs deferred comment Wednesday on the potential impact of a new Supreme Court ruling on his legislation, saying he needed to research the question.


Winchester man held in ICE custody, facing deportation

A Winchester man, arrested by Winchester Police on charges of child pornography, is being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and is facing deportation for illegally residing in the United States.


New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrested on prostitution charges

JUPITER, Fla. (KMOX) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been arrested in a prostitution sting in Jupiter, Florida. WBZ in Boston reports video evidence shows two alleged incidents involving Kraft at a spa. 24 other people were also arrested by Jupiter Police.


Alleged heroin dealer held on $500,000 cash bail

LAWRENCE — An alleged heroin dealer was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 cash bail at his arraignment Friday. Rosario Franco Lara, 36, of 46 Texas Ave., was arrested at 12:22 p.m. Thursday after he sold an undercover buyer 532 grams of heroin, police said. Lara's arrest resulted from a joint investi


Arrest Made In Medford Stabbing: Police

MEDFORD, MA – Police have made an arrest in connection with a stabbing on Benton Street Thursday evening. Marley Chery, 18, of Wellesley Street, was taken into custody at his home and charged with assault to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon to wit knife.


Second Boston billionaire linked to Florida prostitution ring

The billionaire founder of a Boston-based equity firm joins Patriots owner Robert Kraft as one of the ultra-rich caught up in the months-long police probe of Florida massage parlors, authorities said.


Super Eight tournament: 2019 field selected and seeded

FRANKLIN — The MIAA Ice Hockey Committee selected and seeded the field for the 2019 Super Eight tournament Saturday. BC High and Pope Francis were unanimous selections into the field, while 12 more teams received nominations.