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Two people struck by car while changing tires in Stoneham
STONEHAM, Mass.- Two pedestrians were struck by a car while changing tires early Saturday morning, State Police said.
Police: 3 charged with trafficking guns to gang members
COURTESY PHOTO Lawrence police and agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms conducted a six-month investigation that led to the seizure of these weapons, cash and drugs from a Methuen address.
ATF, Lawrence Police Recover Weapons Stolen from NH, Arrest Dangerous Gang Leader
In November of 2017, Detective O’Keefe of the Lawrence Police Department along with Special Agent Ryan Griffin of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives interviewed a confidential informant regarding an individual that was trafficking firearms to known Gangsta’ Disciples and Kings o
Lawrence Heroin Trafficker: 4 Years In NH Prison, Deportation Set
CONCORD, NH — A Lawrence, Massachusetts, man who distributed heroin and fentanyl in Southern New Hampshire was sentenced to four years in prison this week. Miguel Arias Velasquez, 22, is set to be deported back to his home country of the Dominican Republic, according to New Hampshire U.S. Attorney S
Wilmington Man Charged With Attempted Arson Of Wilmington Group Home
WILMINGTON, MA — State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, Wilmington Fire Chief Joseph McMahon, and Wilmington Police Chief Michael Begonis announced Thursday that James Colozzi, 50, of Wilmington, has been charged with attempting to set fire to the group home where he lived at 8 Parker Street.
Blood Links Serial Burglar To House Break-In: Tewksbury Police
TEWKSBURY, MA — A man arrested forthree house breaksaround town in 2011 is now facing charges related a 2017 break-in after police said blood found in the home matched that of the suspect. Charges were submitted last month into Lowell District Court for Edward Flynn, 54, of Boston, police said Frida
BUSINESS BRIEF: Wilmington’s UniFirst Earns Top Rankings For 2018 In Both Selling Power & Apparel Magazines
WILMINGTON, MA — UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and facility service products, has again secured positions on both Selling Power magazine’s annual list of the “50 Best Companies to Sell For” and Apparel magazine’s “Top 50” apparel companie
NOW HIRING: 10 New Job Openings In Wilmington
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Man Dies in Crash After Fleeing Police in Lowell
A man died Wednesday after fleeing police in Lowell, Massachusetts, according to authorities.
VIDEO: Toy car bursts into flames, melts in North Andover back yard
The vehicle in question actually melted from the heat of the fire. It was a toy ride-on car made of plastic, and the woman who called the fire department was a North Andover mom who was out in her yard supervising her two children using the toy, according to Fire Chief William McCarthy.
New Mexican Restaurant Has Soft Opening In Wilmington
WILMINGTON, MA -- A new, 3,868-square-foot Mexican restaurant opened in Wilmington this week. Pancho's Catina, located at 206 Ballardville Street near Target, is having a soft opening with a limited menu and operating of hours of 4-11 pm this week. This weekend the restaurant will roll out its full
Dog Found Abandoned, Dying With Corn Cob Lodged in Intestine
Twix, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, was found vomiting and dehydrated along Route 28 near Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.
Police Come Up Empty Handed in Tense Standoff in Lawrence Search for Stabbing Suspect with a Gun
Lawrence Police called in the swat team, the fire department, North Andover K9 and other special Law Enforcement units as they meticulously searched each room on each floor of the multi dwelling building.
Mother, Father And Son Sentenced In Peabody Tax Evasion Case
PEABODY, MA -- The owners of Giovanni's Roast Beef & Pizza in Peabody avoided jail time after pleading guilty last year to hiding $2.8 million from federal tax authorities.William Panousos, 67, Theodora Panousos, 65;, and their son, Konstantinos Panousos, 39, were sentenced in U.S. Federal Court in
‘I made a lot of bots really angry’: Somerville mayor doubles down on Sam Adams boycott
A sign calling out Jim Koch, the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer, for a pro-Trump statement. The sign hangs on a house visible from the parking lot in Jamaica Plain that the brewery uses.–Lane Turner/The Boston Globe
1 dead in 2-car Lowell crash
An accident reconstruction team was called to Woburn Street, near Christman Avenue, around 6:45 p.m. Police tape blocked both directions of traffic on Woburn Street, under the Interstate 495 overpasses, as crews investigated at the crash scene.
DA: Dorchester man shot, killed Everett man in marijuana deal gone bad
Frederick Reynoso, 26, was held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday in Dorchester Municipal Court for his alleged role in a shooting that claimed the life of 25-year-old Abran Castillo.
State Confirms West Nile Virus Case In Wilmington
WILMINGTON, MA -- Mosquitos collected in Wilmington tested positive for West Nile virus, the The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Wednesday. The mosquitos were collected on August 7 in the wetland area near Suncrest Avenue. No transmission to humans have been reported.
Police Log: 8-14-18 - Itemlive
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Teenage Girl Awoken By Break-In At Peabody Home
Police are investigating a Peabody home invasion that took place in broad daylight Wednesday morning while a teenager was inside. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.