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Police: Woman found dead in Salem home had not been seen in 1 year

Officials said the woman, who was in her 80s, lived with her son, who is in his 50s.

WMUR.COM - 2018-08-15 22:07:00

Man Dies in Crash After Fleeing Police in Lowell

A man died Wednesday after fleeing police in Lowell, Massachusetts, according to authorities.

NECN - 2018-08-16 02:45:55

DA: Driver flees police, killed in multi-vehicle crash moments later

According to investigators, police in Billerica were attempting to stop the driver on Billerica Avenue for a vehicle registration violation. Authorities said the driver sped away from the officer, heading toward Lowell.

WCVB - 2018-08-16 03:27:00

Nashua Man Wins $390K In Lottery, Will Pay Off Student Loans

NASHUA, NH — A Nashua man turned a $2 lottery ticket into $390,000 after hitting a jackpot. Peter Nguyen won the Massachusetts State Lottery's "Lucky For Life" game in a July drawing. He claimed his prize last week and opted for the one-time $390,000 payout instead of the $25,000 a year for life opt

PATCH - 2018-08-15 01:09:05

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.

NECN - 2018-08-15 20:26:01

Salem Woman's Death Under Investigation By Police

SALEM, NH — A woman was found dead in Salem Wednesday and police are investigating. The death was termed "untimely." Further details were not released.This story will be updated. Check back for the latest.Subscribe to Salem Patch news alertsfor update on this story and more.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 22:12:28

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.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 19:25:00

Combative man arrested after swearing at police investigating Manchester crash | New Hampshire

Officers were at the crash scene at Maple and Amherst streets at 9:25 a.m., when William Schoof, 30, no fixed address, started yelling and swearing, police said. Schoof had no connection to the accident, according to a news release.

UNION LEADER - 2018-08-14 14:06:00

Nashua man faces felony charge for hammer threat in June road-rage incident | New Hampshire

Police said William Kratman, 50, of 30 Hawkstead Hollow, was wanted in connection with a June 20 road-rage incident outside Alec's Shoe Store, 1617 Southwood Drive. Kratman is accused of threatening another driver with a hammer in the incident, which happened just before 6 p.m., police said


Merrimack Man Charged With Domestic Violence

MERRIMACK, NH — A Merrimack man was arrested last week after police said he assaulted an individual then tried to prevent the person from calling 911. Jason Grenier (pictured), 40, was charged with domestic violence and obstructing the report of a crime.


Missing NH Man Found Safe

HUDSON, NH — A Hudson man missing for two weeks has been found safe, police said Monday. Bryan Provencher, 48, was reported missing earlier this month. He was last seen in Auburn, Massachusetts.


Father of young girl who died during child abuse investigation sues state, DCYF | New Hampshire

The lawsuit was filed Monday by Bedford attorney Rus Rilee on behalf of Christopher Willott, father of Sadence (Sadee) Willott, who died on Sept. 7, 2015 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after she was found unresponsive at her Belmont Street home in Manchester.


Lawrence man charged with rape of teen

Benjamin Espino, 43, of 105 Boxford St., said he was age 17 and used the screen name "Willy Wasp," according to a police report.


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.


4-year-old saves his grandmother's life by calling 911

Max Velez is being credited with saving her life and, this week, he was recognized for his actions.


Hammer-Wielding Nashua Road Rager Arrested: Police

NASHUA, NH — A Nashua man was arrested and accused of threatening a driver with a hammer during a road rage incident, police said Monday. William Kratman (pictured), 50, was charged with criminal threatening, a felony.


4-year-old calls 911 after grandmother stops breathing

"I got there and the police was like, 'Your son saved your mom's life,'" mother Fallon Clarke said. "We've practiced in the past. You know, I try and talk to him about emergencies and strangers, so he knows what 911 stands for."


Drug users put kids at risk: Four have died from overdoses in NH since 2015 | New Hampshire

“It's not uncommon for the parent to go pick up the dope and leave the 3-year-old with the 1-year-old,” said Concord police Lt. Sean Ford, whose cases included an overdose death of a 2-month-old.(iStock)


Man wanted for Manchester shooting in cuffs after wild chase ends in middle lane of I-495 | New Hampshire

Thomas Holland, 32, faces attempted carjacking and resisting arrest along with firearm and drug charges following his arrest after a high-speed chase through southeastern Massachusetts towns.(NH Department of Corrections)


Support for ex-counselor convicted of child rape shakes judicial system to its core

In his 20 years as a law enforcement officer, Alexandria police Chief Donald Sullivan said he had never been so saddened and angered by the judicial process than on July 9. That day, nearly two dozen educators, school counselors and psychologists stood up for a child sex offender with the teenage vi