<![CDATA[NECN - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.necn.com/news/top-stories http://media.necn.com/designimages/clear.gif NECN https://www.necn.com en-usTue, 19 Mar 2019 05:02:34 -0400Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:02:34 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Police Searching for 'Armed and Dangerous' Suspect in Waltham]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:16:37 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/waltham6.jpg.jpg
Police are looking for an "armed and dangerous" man in connection with an assault early Monday morning in Waltham, Massachusetts.Waltham police said they are attempting to locate Darren Dyette.

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<![CDATA[Wintry Mix, Scattered Rain Inching Closer to Region]]> Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:41:28 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/31919+necn+early+am+wx.png
Temperatures are running cooler than normal by a couple of degrees for Tuesday. Highs again are in the upper 30s north, low to mid-40s south and with a light breeze from the northwest, it will feel a tad cooler...]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Mom Appears in Boston Court in College Scandal]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:47:57 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Calif._Parent_Faces_Boston_Judge_in_Admissions_Scandal.jpg
In what is becoming a familiar scene in South Boston, another parent left the federal courthouse Monday, charged as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal.Davina Isackson didn't say anything as...]]>
<![CDATA[Tip About Yale Coach Caused Admissions Scam to Unravel]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:48:16 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/205*120/Yale+soccer+coach.JPG
The college admissions scam that has landed dozens of parents and even Hollywood stars in trouble all stemmed from a tip in an unrelated case.As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, a defendant in...]]>
<![CDATA[State Police: Victim of Murder-Suicide Was 14-Month-Old Boy]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:18:19 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/160*120/Maine+State+Police+generic.jpg
Maine State Police say the victim of Sunday’s murder-suicide was a baby boy.Authorities say 14-month-old Quinten Leavitt was shot and killed by his father, 35-year-old Matthew Leavitt, who then shot and killed...

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<![CDATA[Boston Police Looking for South End Sexual Assault Suspect]]> Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:09:38 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/202*120/south+end+sex+assault+2.JPG
The Boston Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault in the city's South End neighborhood.Police said the assault occurred Sunday...
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<![CDATA[ 'It's Just Evil': South Boston WWII Memorial Vandalized]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:59:12 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/wwii+memorial+vandalized.jpg
We are saddened to report that the World War II Memorial was vandalized.According to City Councilor Ed Flynn, it appears that oil that was poured over the granite memorial stones at some point overnight. Flynn
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<![CDATA[150+ Busted for Public Drinking, 9 Arrested During Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:21:23 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/217*120/stpat4.jpg
More than 150 people were busted for public drinking and nine others were arrested during Sunday's St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston.Boston police said they issued 128 citations for public drinking, two...]]>
<![CDATA[UVM Catamounts Ready to Roar in NCAA Basketball Tourney]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:38:06 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/UVM+banner+Basketball.JPG
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off later this week, and the University of Vermont Catamounts are ready to roar.“I believe in myself and my group completely, and I know we can do whatever we have to...]]>
<![CDATA[Factory Owner Worried About Employees in Aftermath of Fire]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:56:37 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/160*120/Casketfire1.jpg
The owner of the casket manufacturing factory that burned down in a nine-alarm blaze on Friday met with some of his nearly 100 employees Monday morning, and promised to help them.The New England Casket Company...

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<![CDATA[Arrest Made in Connection to Vermont Infant's Death]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:05:42 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Stacey+Vaillancourt+VSP.jpg
Vermont State Police have arrested a woman in connection to the death of a six-month-old infant at a Rutland daycare in January.Stacey L. Vaillancourt, 53, was arrested Monday on manslaughter and cruelty to a...

Photo Credit: Vermont State Police]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Celtic Isaiah Thomas Plays Pickup With Emerson Students]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:32:11 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/180*120/usatsi_10040047_133468180_lowres.jpg
Remember Isaiah Thomas? The spark-plug point guard electrified Boston Celtics fans for 2-plus seasons with his scrappy play.He’s now with the Denver Nuggets and will be playing on the TD Garden floor for...

Photo Credit: NBC Sports - Boston]]>
<![CDATA[System to Bring Scattered Rain, Wintry Mix to Some Areas]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:37:21 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/LKN_FRONTS_BOSDMA27.png
Our average temperatures continue to run a tad below average through Tuesday, which will round out astronomical winter. Spring begins officially at 5:58 p.m. on Wednesday and our 10-day forecast will stay...
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<![CDATA[PD: Woman's Claim of Abduction Unfounded]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:13:13 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Police+Generic+Police+Lights+Camden.jpg
Police in Middleborough, Massachusetts, say the story of a woman who told them a man tried to abduct her and force her into his van on Monday afternoon turned out to be untrue.Middleborugh police said...

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<![CDATA[3 Tennessee Men Face Gun Charges; Good Samaritan Tips Off Police]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:44:18 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/208*120/TN+Men+Brockton+Police.jpg
Three Tennessee men are facing numerous gun-related charges in Massachusetts after police say they were tipped off by a good Samaritan.Eighteen-year-old Domenick Barshaw, 20-year-old Theodore Baskette...

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<![CDATA[Teen Who Pushed Friend Off Bridge Pleads Guilty]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:15:18 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/jordan-holgerson-fall-bridge.jpg
A teenager pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge for pushing her 16-year-old friend off a 60-foot bridge in southwestern Washington in August, NBC News reported.A state prosecutor recommended...

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<![CDATA[Buildings Evacuated After Gas Line Break Reported]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:23:45 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000022931032.JPG
Buildings in a Massachusetts town were briefly evacuated following a reported gas line break on Monday afternoon.Weymouth police say Water Street closed due to the gas line break, and that nearby residences...

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<![CDATA[Lowell Hospital Escapee Arrested by SWAT After Kidnapping: Report]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:19:34 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Police+Tape+Generic.png
A Lowell man has been caught by a regional SWAT team after escaping custody at a state hospital and kidnapping a man at knifepoint.Zachary Noonan was about to be transferred from the Tewksbury State Hospital...]]>
<![CDATA[Supreme Court to Consider Sentence for DC-Area Sniper]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:12:09 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/AP_17166487906137.jpg
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to review a lower court ruling that requires a new sentencing hearing for Lee Boyd Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, D.C area in 2002.Malvo and a man...

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<![CDATA[Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:26:30 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-57083359.jpg
Taking a low-dose aspirin daily to prevent a heart attack or stroke is no longer recommended for adults age 70 or over, according to new guidelines released Sunday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Snow and Rain Making Its Way to Region Later This Week]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:54:58 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/31819+necn+afternoon+wx.png
We’re starting a new workweek that, overall, will bring fairly quiet weather to New England. Of course, there are always subtle and interesting features along the way.We’re eyeing a Thursday disturbance likely...]]>
<![CDATA[New Details Released in NH Double Shooting That Left 2 Dead]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:16:20 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/11-Year-Old_Charged_in_Deadly_Shooting.jpg
More information has come out about the mother and father who were killed, allegedly at the hands of an 11-year-old boy in Alton, New Hampshire.Lizette and Jim Eckert had three children.]]>
<![CDATA[23-Year-Old Man Reported Missing Found Dead]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:47:34 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Achim+Bailey.jpg
Authorities in Massachusetts say a body recovered in the Connecticut River last week is that of a 23-year-old Springfield man who had been reported missing in January.Achim Bailey was last seen leaving...

Photo Credit: Springfield Police]]>
<![CDATA[Roxbury House Fire Causes $500,000 in Damage, 10 Displaced]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:15:49 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/219*120/31819+roxbury+house+fire.JPG
Ten people, including children, are displaced after a fire ripped through a multi-family home on Monday in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood.The overnight fire was reported at about 12:20 a.m.

Photo Credit: Boston Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Investigation Underway After Body Discovered Following Shed Fire]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:48:43 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/31819+ashland+fire+investigation.JPG
A body was discovered Monday morning following an overnight shed fire in Ashland, Massachusetts.The blaze was reported around 1 a.m. Monday at a home Oak Street, according to officials.

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[MBTA Blue Line Service Restored Following East Boston Fire]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:45:29 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/31819+mbta+blue+line+orient+heights.JPG
Service to the MBTA Blue Line was restored Monday morning following a massive 9-alarm fire that destroyed three buildings in East Boston on Friday, causing interruptions for the train system.The Revere stretch...

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<![CDATA[Is Jane Sanders the Most Powerful Woman Not Running in 2020?]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:31:10 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/220*120/jane+sanders+resize+img.jpg
Before Bernie Sanders took the stage to formally launch his 2020 presidential campaign this month, the candidate's most influential adviser took the mic. To cheers, Jane Sanders introduced herself to the...

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<![CDATA[With $6.1M, Beto O'Rourke Sets New 1st-Day Fundraising Mark]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:35:15 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/1136005287-Beto-O%27Rourke-Iowa.jpg
Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke raised $6.1 million in the 24 hours after he declared he was running for president, his campaign announced Monday.NBC News reports that that figure surpasses Sen.

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<![CDATA[Yale President Announces Changes Amid Scandal]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:18:42 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/YALE+UNIVERSITY+GENERIC1.jpg
Yale University will be conducting an internal review amid the college cheating scandal that targeted universities nationwide.

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