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Man discovered living with mother's dead body after pizza shop calls police on him

The pizza shop owner said the man had been ordering food for months on a regular basis, but in the past week or so, the quantity of food ordered increased, and then the man would call and hang up multiple times.

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-08-17 16:32:56

Chicken Hitched A Ride In Westford, Needs A Home

WESTFORD, MA – Police in Westford are looking for someone to take a chicken off their hands. The bird hitched a ride with a dump truck working a construction project in town and now needs a home.Police are asking any locals with coops to consider taking the chicken. Anyone interested is urged to cal

PATCH - 2018-08-16 12:47:17

Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Worcester, Middlesex County | WBZ NewsRadio 1030

The National Weather Service says that a severe thunderstorm was located over Acton, or near Chelmsford, moving northeast at 30 mph with wind gusts as high as 60 mph and a quarter size hail.

IHEART.COM - 2018-08-17 19:51:00

NH I-93 Shut Down In Windham After Serious Crash

WINDHAM, NH — A serious crash in Windham on Interstate 93 Friday afternoon forced crews to shut down part of the highway. The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. on the northbound side of the highway. Multiple vehicles were involved.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:53:42

Ayer man accused of sexually assaulting child at NH campground

Dale Earl Cole, 65, of Ayer, Massachusetts, is facing three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault of a victim under 13 years of age.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 20:04:43

14 charged with prostitution after Lawrence Street Crimes Unit operation

LAWRENCE, Mass.- Fourteen prostitutes were arrested in a roundup by Lawrence Police’s Street Crimes Unit, the department announced Friday.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 16:28:24

Video: Toy jeep bursts into flames

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. -- Frightening moments for a mother in Massachusetts, after her children's toy jeep burst into flames.

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-08-18 00:32:49

Many failed locks in Lowell schools

"When we talk about school safety one of the simple things is a door. Does a door lock in the building?" said Mayor William Samaras. "If we don't have that -- to talk about other things -- why bother?"

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-08-17 21:41:45

Police: Billerica man killed in Lowell crash was fleeing

LOWELL — A Billerica man in his 30s was killed in a violent two-car crash in South Lowell after fleeing from a police cruiser attempting to pull him over for a registration violation early Wednesday night, authorities say.A preliminary investigation suggests the man was driving a Volkswagen Jetta in

BOSTON HERALD

Burlington Mall covets 9 additional liquor licenses

BURLINGTON – As new restaurants continue to pop up in Burlington more often than not, the demand for more liquor licenses is always a prevalent topic of conversation.Simon Property Group, owner of the Burlington Mall, recently appeared before the Board of Selectmen to earn an endorsement for a place

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2018-08-17 13:20:00

VIDEO: Mom saves kids from toy car on fire

MORE NEWSBoy repeatedly stabbed girl during school assembly, police saySlain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married lifeCouple found overdosed on pavement, baby inside hot car

WFLA.COM - 2018-08-17 14:03:02

I-495 Down To One Lane Open After Accident

TEWKSBURY, MA -- A crash on the northbound side of Interstate 495 near the Tewksbury-Lowell town line is causing big backups Thursday morning. The center, right and breakdown lanes are closed, with traffic only being allowed to pass in the left lane. Traffic is stalled all the way back to Route 3.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 15:19:16

Lowell man rejects plea deal in deadly incident

Gloribel Oregno courtesy photoSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.LOWELL -- A 29-year-old Lowell man charged with fatally driving over a woman outside the Westminster Village apartments two years ago rejected a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for 7 to 10 years.The

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM

Man last seen in Lowell two weeks ago has been found

Bryan Provencher. (COURTESY PHOTO)Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.HUDSON -- The 48-year-old man who was last seen in Lowell two weeks ago has been located and is safe, police said Monday.Bryan Provencher, of Hudson, N.H., who manages Provencher Insurance Agency on Lakeview

LOWELL SUN

Armed robbery suspects arrested in Lowell

LOWELL -- Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery on Jackson Street Saturday, during which they allegedly chased a man and one gunshot was fired in his direction, police said.

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Shuts Down Route 12 in Sterling

The area is expected to close for "several hours," according to the Sterling Fire Department. Emergency responders extricated the trapped driver, who was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in unknown conditions.

NECN

12-year-olds charged with stealing construction tools

NEWBURYPORT – Two 12-year-olds face larceny charges after stealing power tools from a construction site Monday afternoon and throwing them into the Merrimack River, according to local police.A local girl and a boy from out of town were issued summonses at 2:25 p.m. after being stopped by police near

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS

Sex offender a no-show in court, warrant issued

Judge Timothy Feeley issued a warrant for Debbie Moccia, 63, of 129 Water St., Lawrence, after he was told that Moccia was not in court because she planned to seek admission to Boston Medical Center.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE

Homology Medicines Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Homology Medicines, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIXX), a genetic medicines company, announced today financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, and highlighted recent accomplishments."During the quarter, we progressed IND-enabling studies of our gene therap

CITIZEN TRIBUNE

Fitchburg man deemed dangerous after shooting Leominster bar patron in leg

Alexis Cabrera, 30, of 72 Clarendon St., was ordered held Monday after being charged with various firearms charges in connection to the Aug. 4 shooting outside the Columbia Tavern.

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