• car crash December 7, 2023 3:03 pm

    Mass. high school student dies when pickup truck flips in Middleton

    A high school senior died in a pickup truck crash in Middleton, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, school officials said Thursday. A 17-year-old boy was also hurt in the crash, police said, giving the age of the man who died as 18. Two other youths, an 18-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl, escaped the crash without serious injury. The person who died…

  • WAKEFIELD November 30, 2023 12:30 pm

    Driver injured after van crashes into house in Wakefield

    Police responded to a van that crashed into a house in Wakefield, Massachusetts, on Thursday morning. The crash was reported around 7:30 a.m. on Kathleen Drive. Upon arrival, emergency crews found a 2020 Chevrolet work van that had struck the garage entrance on the right side of the home. The driver, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was trapped inside….

  • WAKEFIELD October 17, 2023 7:10 pm

    Mass. teen indicted on federal charge in ISIS-supporting gift card scheme

    A Massachusetts teenager arrested earlier this year on suspicion of running a gift card-reselling scheme to raise money for ISIS has been indicted in federal court. Mateo Ventura, an 18-year-old from Wakefield who was arrested in June, raised $705 between January and May by giving gift cards to someone he believed supported ISIS, thinking the cards would be resold on…

  • WAKEFIELD September 2, 2023 3:28 pm

    Fire at vacant Wakefield building was ‘very labor intensive,' officials say in update

    A vacant commercial building that firefighters called “extremely dilapidated” went up in flames early Friday morning in Wakefield, Massachusetts, and fire officials in the town said Saturday that the fire’s cause is still being investigated. Wakefield emergency crews began battling the fire before 5 a.m. on Friday on Main Street, and had to call in help from surrounding communities...

  • WAKEFIELD September 1, 2023 8:12 am

    Fire crews respond to Main Street in Wakefield

    Emergency crews were on scene of an apparent fire early Friday morning in Wakefield, Massachusetts. The Wakefield Fire Department confirmed it was responding to a building on Main Street. Video of the scene showed firefighters on scene, and light smoke coming from the building. Windows appeared to be broken for ventilation. Fire officials said that more information would be available…

  • WAKEFIELD July 27, 2023 7:35 am

    Truck rollover crash on 128 north in Wakefield

    Drivers have been warned to expect delays if they are commuting through the area.

  • WAKEFIELD July 27, 2023 11:11 am

    Truck rollover on I-95 in Reading leads to delays for commuters

    A big rig truck rolled over on Thursday morning on Interstate 95 in Reading, Massachusetts, officials said, snarling traffic into the morning commute. The truck crash happened on the northbound side of I-95 as it approached Exit 57, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said. Lanes had to be closed following the crash, and at one point, traffic had to get…

  • WAKEFIELD June 8, 2023 6:21 pm

    Mass. teen arrested over ISIS-supporting gift card scheme, feds say

    A Massachusetts teenager was arrested Thursday on suspicion of running a gift card-reselling scheme to raise money for the terrorist group ISIS, federal prosecutors announced.

  • WAKEFIELD May 15, 2023 9:14 am

    4 Displaced After Fire at Wakefield Building That Houses Apartments, Pizza Shop

    Four people have been displaced after a fire broke out Sunday afternoon at a building that houses apartments and a pizza shop in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Someone spotted the fire from outside the building on Main Street after 4 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters responded, and eventually had to evacuate the building because of structural damage. Crews were able to prevent the fire…

  • WAKEFIELD April 20, 2023 2:12 pm

    Firefighters Extinguish Blaze at Wakefield Packaging Plant

    Firefighters extinguished a fire at a packaging plant in Wakefield, Massachusetts, on Thursday morning. Fire officials said they responded to a report of a fire at the WestRock Co. industrial complex on Audubon Road shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday. When they arrived, they found the fire in the rear loading dock of the building. They called in additional manpower and…

  • WAKEFIELD March 31, 2023 5:11 pm

    Ambulance Involved in Crash in Wakefield

    An ambulance was involved in a crash on Main Street in Wakefield, Massachusetts, near Crystal Lake, police said. An Audi SUV hit the ambulance when it crossed into opposing traffic shortly after 10:30 a.m., Wakefield police said. The person inside the ambulance was taken to the hospital where they were headed, and no one was injured because of the crash,…

  • Massachusetts December 4, 2022 6:16 pm

    Car Crashes Into Wakefield Strip Mall

    A car slammed into a yoga studio Sunday afternoon. No one was hurt.

  • WAKEFIELD December 4, 2022 6:19 pm

    Car Crashes Into Wakefield Yoga Studio, No Injuries

    A car crashed into a yoga studio in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Sunday afternoon, police said. A 2013 Cadillac XTS crashed into the front of the business on Lowell Street, police said. The driver and passenger of the car didn’t want to be taken to a hospital. There was no danger the building would collapse, police said. The crash remains under investigation.

  • WAKEFIELD November 18, 2022 7:08 pm

    Person Airlifted to Hospital After Being Hit by Car in Wakefield

    A person was hit by a car in Wakefield, Massachusetts Friday evening and the road is closed in the area. Police said the person was hit on North Avenue near Quannapowitt Parkway around 5:15 p.m. They were airlifted to a trauma center. The victim’s condition was not immediately clear. The driver involved stayed on scene, police said. The investigation...

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