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Police: Homeless man broke into Lawrence store and stole designer clothes

LAWRENCE - A homeless man was captured by police after he used a pipe to break the front window of an Essex Street store and steal more than $5,000 in designer merchandise, police said. Robert Cleveland, 41, was captured by officers who responded to Eblens at 490 Essex St. after alarms tripped there

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 13:16:00

Methuen Sophomore Arrested For Referencing Mass Shooting: Police

METHUEN, MA - A sophomore at Methuen High was arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly making threats and referencing a school shooting. Mayor James Jajuga and Chief Joseph Solomon said the student, who as a 16-year-old is not being named, was arrested at the school without incident shortly after 2

PATCH - 2018-03-20 03:58:01

Nearly a foot of snow in forecast

LOWELL -- And you thought the first day of spring would bring relief. Another winter storm is on its way, with forecasts projecting 10 or more inches of snow and strong winds in much of Massachusetts on Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for northern parts of the s

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-03-20 13:25:27

Haverhill Police Arrest Four for Fentanyl Trafficking

Haverhill Police Friday arrested four Winter Street residents for fentanyl trafficking, among other charges. Officer Bryan Bailey took city women Yesenia Colon and Milagro Santana into custody Friday night, charging them with one count each of fentanyl trafficking. Two men who also reside at 212 Win

WHAV.NET - 2018-03-19 10:53:46

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

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 02:12:53

Lawrence target of Trump's opioid speech

MANCHESTER, N.H. - President Donald Trump pushed for the country to "get tough" in the fight against opioids by instating a crack down on immigrant-filled sanctuary cities such as Lawrence in a speech at Manchester Community College on Monday. The President mentioned Lawrence as the source of New H

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 21:52:39

Belmont Police log, March 6-12: First Church reports stolen copper downspouts

The following are excerpts from the Belmont police log as made available by the Belmont Police Department. The log is public and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. Tuesday, March 6 9:31 a.m.: Collision in area of 19 Moore St. between 2015 H

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 16:15:33

75-Unit Apartment Complex Heads To Tewksbury Planning Board

TEWKSBURY, MA -- A 75-unit apartment complex that has raised concerns among neighbors will go before the planning board Monday night. The proposed complex would consist of three, 4.5-story buildings and be located at 2230 Main Street. The complex would stretch Carewell to Astle Streets with its main

PATCH - 2018-03-19 00:18:37

Part of I-495 on Tewksbury/Andover Line Shut Down Due to Serious Multi-Car Crash

Massachusetts State Police said late Wednesday night the southbound lanes of I-495 were shut down at I-93 near the Tewksbury/Andover line. (Published 34 minutes ago) Massachusetts State Police responded to a serious crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 495 near the Tewksbury/Andover line


Police respond to fatal overdose

ANDOVER - Andover police responded to a fatal overdose at a condo complex on Colonial Drive last week. Lt. Edward Guy, spokesman for the Andover Police Department, said officers entered a condo a little after 1 p.m. on Thursday where they found powder all over a table next to the victim. The officer


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


Broken brake light leads to drug arrests

HAVERHILL - Two men who were stopped by state troopers on Winter Street for a defective brake light were found to be in possession of 88 grams of marijuana as well as 42 vials of high potency THC oil, police said. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. When questioned, the men said they were pla


Tow Truck Driver Killed In I-495 Crash In Andover

ANDOVER, MA - One person was killed in a multi-car crash on I-495 in Andover overnight, according to reports. The crash happened around 11:15 p.m., shutting down the southbound side of the highway near the I-93 exit. At least five cars were involved and multiple people were hospitalized. State poli


Woman struck by hit-and-run driver in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY -- A woman was hospitalized Wednesday night after she was struck by a car while checking her mailbox on Whipple Road around 9 p.m., according to police. The car did not stop. Tewksbury police Sgt. Mark Perry said the woman, in her late 50s, didn't appear to suffer serious injuries, but co


Thieves Take Advantage Of Snow, Power Outages In Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY, MA -- There have been a recent reports of robberies in Tewksbury, and it appears the crook or crooks didn't even let the snow get in their way. On a closed Tewksbury Facebook group Tuesday morning a woman reported that the garage of her Anthony Road home and her husband's work van had bee