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3 hrs ago | via Lowell Sun
Rising MMA star and Billerica native Jake "The Gorilla" Pilla climbs back into the Combat Zone cage on Friday night to put his undefeated record and his amateur featherweight championship belt on the line against New York invader Danny Abad. The main event of Combat Zone 52, which promises to rock the Sports Club at Rockingham Park, is one of three title fights on the special all-amateur "Proving Grounds" stacked card featuring some of the best mixed martial artists in New England and the Northeast. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Lowell Sun
A police chase in Lowell on Friday that ended with Christopher Bischoff being shot four times by police after he allegedly rammed a police cruiser wasn't the Lowell man's first brush with the law. While recovering from four non-life-threatening bullet wounds at Tufts Medical Center on Friday night, Bischoff, 32, allegedly admitted to police that he led officers on a chase in a stolen sander truck because he knew his license was suspended and there was a warrant out for his arrest. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Boston.com
A Maynard man was arrested Wednesday after police said he threatened people at the Wilmington commuter rail station with a knife. Seth A. Mather, 28, allegedly injured two responding officers - slashing one after being subdued by an off-duty officer, and is facing charges including assault with intent to murder. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Patch.com
Two Wilmington police officers were injured Wednesday when police responded to an emergency call for a knife-wielding man who was attacking civilians at the Wilmington Commuter Rail Station, Police Chief Michael R. Begonis said in a statement Wednesday night. Wilmington Police were called to the train station, located at 411 Main St. at 3:39 p.m. Officers arrived quickly and found two civilians, who had locked themselves in their vehicles, reporting that a visibly agitated man, who they did not know, approached them with a knife and started yelling at them. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via The Jersey Journal
MORRISTOWN - Jury selection starts Tuesday for the trial in a 2011 killing that attracted national attention when a young mother was shot to death while pushing her 2-year-old son in a stroller on a Boonton street. Parvaiz, of Brooklyn, told investigators in a recorded statement played in court that the shots came from a group of three black men who called them terrorists. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Patch.com
If you see a deal for tickets to Sunday's game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts that looks too good to be true, there's a solid chance that it is. After police arrested four people from New York in Somerville for allegedly selling counterfeit tickets for Sunday's AFC Championship Game on CraigsList, the New England Patriots are warning fans to watch out for the fake tickets from unauthorized ticket sites. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via WHDH
Four people were arrested in Somerville and charged with selling counterfeit tickets to Sunday's AFC Championship game between the Patriots and the Colts at Gillette Stadium. Police said the group used Craigslist to sell the tickets to a person from Billerica for $900. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via Patch.com
Two men, including Peter Bin, 27, of Peabody, were sentenced on Monday in Woburn after being convicted of charges in connection with a home invasion in Billerica on July 7, 2012 during which Quintin Koehler, 22, of Billerica was shot and killed, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan. Bin was convicted on Dec. 19 by a jury in Middlesex Superior Court on a charge of first degree felony murder. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via Lowell Sun
When Lisa Koehler answered a 4 a.m. phone call two years ago, the voice on the other end was screaming. "They knocked down the door and shot him," Quinton Koehler's grandmother screamed over the phone, "They killed him, they killed him." Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via Lowell Sun
When Lisa Koehler answered a 4 a.m. phone call two years ago, the voice on the other end was screaming. "They knocked down the door and shot him," Quinton Koehler's grandmother screamed over the phone, "they killed him, they killed him.' 1 comment
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