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Marijuana dispensary may open soon in Salisbury

SALISBURY — A Salem-based company moved a big step closer to opening a recreational and medicinal marijuana shop at 107 Elm St., which would make it the first such outlet in Greater Newburyport.


Police identify victim in fatal Easter Sunday crash as Hampton teen

SEABROOK -- Officials have identified the driver of a car who was killed early Sunday after crashing into a tree near the Seabrook Wastewater Treatment Plant. Seabrook police on Tuesday identified the driver as Lily Dore, 18, of Hampton, following an autopsy performed by the state medical examiner’s


Armed robbery sends schools into lockdown

ANDOVER — Police still are searching for a man involved in an armed robbery at CVS on Tuesday morning, according to Andover police Chief Patrick Keefe. The robbery and search for the gunman caused two schools near the store to go into lockdown. They reopened later in the morning.


18-year-old dies in Seabrook, N.H., crash along Route 286

SEABROOK, N.H. — An 18-year-old was killed Sunday when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in Seabrook, New Hampshire. The Seabrook Police Department on Tuesday identified the driver as Lily Dore of Hampton, New Hampshire.


Police: Search underway for armed robber who fled CVS with trash bag full of drugs

ANDOVER, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Andover are searching for an armed robbery suspect who fled a CVS with a trash bag full of stolen drugs on Tuesday morning, officials said. Officers responding to a report of a robbery at the pharmacy on Main Street around 7:30 a.m. ordered a shelter in place at Doh


Nearly two dozen from Massachusetts victims in Boy Scouts sex abuse scandal

NEW YORK — The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America: potentially the most fateful chapter in its 109-year history.


Judge sends Plaistow man back to jail after assault

BRENTWOOD -- A man charged in a Plaistow stabbing who was free on bail is now back behind bars after a judge found that he was a danger to the community. Angel Rivera was whisked away to the Rockingham County jail following a Tuesday hearing where county prosecutors sought preventive detention and a


Proposed pot shop sues Amesbury

AMESBURY — A local retailer is suing the mayor and the city for what she alleges was an effort to keep her company from opening a retail marijuana dispensary on Hillside Avenue.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Packed hearing on legalizing pot bill, more testimony to come

CONCORD — Legalizing marijuana “is all about the money,” opponents insist, while those in favor say a bill advancing in the legislature is about ending a failed, 85-year policy on pot prohibition.


Man killed in train collision originally from Massachusetts

BIDDEFORD — A Biddeford man killed in a collision with a train on Sunday was a waiter at a local restaurant. Dennis MacGillivray, 42, of Biddeford was walking on the railroad track in the area between Westmore Avenue and Pomerleau Street around 4 p.m. on Sunday when he was fatally struck by a train,


Florida Judge Orders Robert Kraft Spa Video Not be Released for Now

A Florida judge has ordered that a video police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex not be publicly released for now. Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser accepted arguments by Kraft's attorneys that releasing the video could harm chances for a fair trial on misdemeano


Hampton death of 34-year-old man ruled a homicide

HAMPTON, New Hampshire — The death of a man in Hampton, New Hampshire over the weekend has been ruled a homicide as police continue to investigate. Police were called to an apartment in Hampton on Saturday, April 20, where they found 34-year-old Juan Astacio Gonzalez unconscious with obvious injurie


A small earthquake hit Massachusetts Monday evening

A small earthquake was reported in Massachusetts Monday evening. The United States Geological Survey said a 1.7 magnitude earthquake registered southeast of Gloucester around 6:09 p.m.


Massachusetts fugitive arrested in Kinderhook

A fugitive in Pittsfield saw his time on the run come to an end Tuesday in Columbia County. New York State Police released a photo of the arrest of Dennis Ducharme. Ducharme fled Massachusetts after his arrest on felony charges.


This Massachusetts marijuana store gets almost half its business from New York

I have a friend in Dallas who, every few months, drives 10 hours to Colorado to pick up weed. Seems excessive, I know, but he loves certain strains that are hard to find on Texas’ illicit market.


Video: Bernie Sanders says even ‘terrible people’ like the Boston Marathon bomber have a right to vote while in prison

Vermont senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Monday during a town hall in New Hampshire that even ‘terrible people” like Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should have the right to vote while they are in prison.


Man shot in brazen daylight home invasion in Fitchburg

FITCHBURG, Mass. — One man is being treated for a gunshot wound after an apparent home invasion in Fitchburg, according to police. Police were called to 9 Chester St. just before noon for a report of shots fired, Police Chief Ernest Martineau said.


Prostitution Sting in New Hampshire Leads to 8 Arrests

Eight people are facing charges after a day-long prostitution detail in Manchester, New Hampshire. After receiving several complaints of prostitution in the Lincoln and Laurel street areas, the Special Enforcement Division and Uniform and Community Policing division conducted a detail on Friday.


Massachusetts State Troopers arrest two after locating gun and drugs on motor vehicle stop

Just after 10 p.m. on April 16th, Trooper Joseph Diliegro was on patrol traveling on Lowell Street in Andover when his attention was drawn to a Volvo station wagon with a defective exhaust system. He followed the vehicle for a short time and observed it cross the lane markings causing him to activat