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Foul Play Not Suspected in Scallop Diver's Death
The diver who died on Tuesday off the Marblehead coast has been identified as a 58-year-old man from Westfield who was scallop diving, according to Carrie Kimball-Monahan, spokeswoman for Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
Beverly arson suspect held without bail
A 19-year-old Beverly man facing multiple counts of arson for allegedly setting a fire inside an unfinished home that sparked a trail of destruction to homes and property causing $2 million in damages last weekend was held without bail during his arraignment today in Salem District Court.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Man held on $250G bail on charges of using Tewksbury home to stash drugs, weapons
A 41-year-old Andover man, who allegedly used a Tewksbury home as a "stash house" for heroin, a handgun and ammunition, was ordered held on $250,000 cash bail on Monday.
State Police Plan Sobriety Checkpoint in Essex County This Weekend
The Massachusetts State Police will hold a Sobriety Checkpoint in Essex County. The checkpoint will be held Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 on a public way within Essex County.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Mother Claims Autistic Son Beaten In Salem Group Home
Teresa Carrington of Lynn claims her 37-year-old autistic son was severely beaten back in March by a worker at the home on Green Street, which is run by the May Institute.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Andover Among Top 25 Safest Towns, Says Report
Andover was ranked No. 23 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.
Discount Fair Tickets On Sale Now
We're in the thick of the summer, but it not too early to look forward to the autumn tradition - Topsfield Fair.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
DA: Mom Let White Supremacist Husband Abuse, Torture Daughters
Justin Ladd is accused of being a white supremacist who abused his Latina stepdaughters.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Lynn man charged after 2 children are scalded in tub
Charles Collins, the father of the 21-year-old who was watching the two boys, spoke to the media on the day of the incident.
Children Explore Vehicles at Annual Touch a Truck
Liberty Tree Mall hosted the annual Touch a Truck on Saturday. Children checked out a Danvers cruiser, antique fire truck, a Boston MedFlight ground ambulance, an Essex County Sheriff's Department transportation van and a Northeast Regional ambulance.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Wife of Alleged Child Abuser Also Charged
A North Andover woman is being arraigned in Salem Superior Court on Tuesday on child abuse allegations connected to a case in which a man tortured and sexually abused his two stepdaughters over five years.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Prosecutors: slaying suspect formerly from Clarksville needs more scrutiny
Prosecutors have asked for strict security for a Danvers teenager charged with killing his teacher after he allegedly attacked a female youth worker this month.