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Staff and wire reports

Staff and wire reports

  • Mar 8, 2019

    Police: Puppy Stabbed 3 Times During Middleton, New Hampshire House Break

    Police in New Hampshire say a 4-month-old puppy was stabbed three times during a break-in at a local home. Foster’s Daily Democrat reports police said no one was home during the burglary on Thursday in Middleton. When the residents came home, they found the black Labrador puppy, named Jax, with stab wounds to his chest and abdomen.

  • Mar 5, 2019

    Lawrence Police Officer Accused of Child Rape Granted $75,000 Bail

    A Massachusetts police officer charged with raping a 13-year-old boy who was initially denied bail has had bail set at $75,000. A judge in Lawrence Superior Court said Lawrence Officer Carlos Vieira can be freed on bail under certain conditions, but he must first account for one of 20 firearms he owns that remains missing. The rest have been confiscated by investigators.

  • Mar 2, 2019

    Maine Town, First Responders Mourn Death of Fire Captain Killed in Line of Duty

    The Maine town of Berwick and first responders around New England are mourning the loss of a Berwick firefighter who died while battling an apartment building fire. Captain Joel Barnes died and four other firefighters were injured Friday. Berwick Fire Chief Dennis Plante says the 32-year-old Barnes “died a hero, battling a large and dangerous building fire” and “made the...

  • Feb 25, 2019

    Strong Winds Bring Down Trees, Knock Out Power Across Region

    Powerful winds have knocked out power for tens of thousands of people across southern New England. The National Weather Service wind gusts over 60 miles per hour were reported in parts of Massachusetts on Monday afternoon. Meteorologists say damaging winds are expected to last through at least sunset in Massachusetts as well as Rhode Island and Connecticut. Northern New England...

  • Feb 23, 2019

    Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Denies Charges of Soliciting Prostitute

    The NFL franchise owner faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center massage parlor in Florida, police said Friday.

  • Feb 22, 2019

    Vt. Kidnapping, Sex Assault Suspect Enters Not Guilty Plea

    The 41-year-old man charged with kidnapping a woman and her 5-year-old son in New Hampshire and later sexually assaulting the woman in Vermont did not appear at his federal court hearing on Friday. Court documents say Everett Simpson was indicted Thursday in a four-count indictment. A not guilty plea on charges that included kidnapping and transit of stolen vehicles was...

  • Feb 15, 2019

    Weld Announces GOP Presidential Exploratory Committee: ‘Our Country Is in Grave Peril’

    William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, has become the first Republican to announce serious step toward challenging to President Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries.

  • Feb 14, 2019

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: ‘We’ll Wait and See’ on Amazon

    Mayor Marty Walsh said Thursday that it’s too soon to speculate about whether Boston could be in the running for Amazon’s HQ2 now that it has canceled its plans to build a headquarters in New York City. Amazon said in its announcement that it will not look for another location, but that hasn’t stopped some from speculating that Boston could...

  • Feb 13, 2019

    Unlucky Bandit: Fleeing Bank Robber Slips on Ice and Spills Cash in Front of Cop

    Police say a man who had just robbed a bank in Maine ran across four lanes of traffic and a restaurant parking lot before slipping on ice and dropping his gun and the money in front of a state police special agent. Waterville police said a lone male armed with a handgun robbed Bangor Savings Bank on Upper Main Street...

  • Feb 11, 2019

    Massachusetts Prepares for Heavy Snow During Tuesday Afternoon Commute

    Gov. Charlie Baker says people should use their “best judgment” in preparing for a winter storm that is heading for Massachusetts. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for much of the state on Tuesday for a storm that forecasters expect will begin as snow before transitioning to a wintry mix of sleet and rain.

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