• Lawrence May 1, 2024 8:09 pm

    Man sought in shooting investigation arrested after allegedly dragging Lawrence police officer

    A Springfield man accused of dragging a Lawrence police officer a short distance this week has been arrested, Massachusetts State Police say. Early Monday morning, an officer with the Lawrence Police Department stopped a vehicle that was being sought after a shooting in the Fitz Street area, according to state police. Authorities did not say if anyone was injured in…

  • Lawrence April 25, 2024 3:42 pm

    Man fatally shot in Lawrence, suspected gunman arrested

    A man was fatally shot in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Wednesday night and his suspected killer was arrested, authorities said. Jason Rivera was charged with murder and is being held without bail, the Essex District Attorney’s Office and Lawrence police said in a statement Thursday. The shooting took place on or near Margin Street on Wednesday evening, authorities said. The man...

  • Lawrence March 28, 2024 5:25 pm

    Dozens of Lawrence residents lose power after car crashes into utility poles

    Dozens of residents in Lawrence, Massachusetts, were left without power Thursday morning after a serious crash knocked down utility poles. The incident occurred at about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Lawrence Street, where utility crews were seen in bucket trucks working to restore power. Police say the driver, identified as 36-year-old Efren Alvarez, was driving drunk when he…

  • Lawrence March 27, 2024 9:27 am

    Man wanted in Christmas Eve killing at Lawrence nightclub

    Federal authorities looking for the man suspected of a deadly shooting in a Lawrence, Massachusetts, nightclub early in the morning on Christmas Eve 2023 are offering a reward for help catching him. Franklin Laras is considered armed and dangerous, according to a wanted poster from the U.S. Marshals. They’re offering up to $5,000 for help bringing him into custody for…

  • Lawrence March 22, 2024 7:56 pm

    Provisional Lawrence police chief placed on leave, mayor says

    William Castro, provisional police chief in Lawrence, Massachusetts, has been placed on paid administrative leave, Mayor Brian DePena announced Friday morning. DePena said that effective immediately, Lt. Melix Bonilla has been placed in charge of the police department as the provisional police chief. The order of suspension from the Massachusetts POST Commission said Castro “engaged in a motor-vehicle pursuit in…

  • Lawrence March 19, 2024 11:49 am

    Lawrence police cracking down on illegal dirt bikes

    Confiscated dirt bikes are winding up back on the roads in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and investigators say it’s causing problems. Tow truck companies are being asked to transport the bikes to their yards after they’ve been confiscated and it’s those same tow truck companies that are reselling the bikes back to people in the community, according to Lawrence police. Council...

  • Lawrence February 23, 2024 6:32 pm

    Lawrence High School basketball coach charged with sexually assaulting student

    The men’s basketball coach at Lawrence High School has been charged with sexually assaulting a female high school student back in 2022. Police in Manchester, New Hampshire, said Friday that 34-year-old Jesus Moore, who lives in Manchester, has been charged with aggravated felonious sexual assault after a woman came forward accusing him of assaulting her when she was a high…

  • Lawrence January 30, 2024 12:05 am

    Man stabbed, baby injured in Lawrence

    A fight Monday in Lawrence, Massachusetts, left a baby injured and a man with stab wounds, police said. The incident happened in the Newbury Street area, according to police, who responded around 4 p.m. An adult male was found suffering from stab wounds. Police say before the incident, the man was holding up an infant, who was injured. Police noted…

  • Lawrence January 19, 2024 4:09 pm

    Firefighters battle house fire in Lawrence

    Firefighters battled a house fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon.

  • Lawrence January 19, 2024 6:52 pm

    ‘Extremely tough': Firefighters rescue resident during Lawrence house fire

    Firefighters rescued a trapped resident during a house fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon. Aerial video showed multiple fire vehicles at the scene of a fire in a 3-story home on Salem Street. The fire was originally reported shortly before 3 p.m. Fire officials said when crews arrived there was one person trapped near a third floor window. Firefighters…

  • Lawrence January 17, 2024 6:36 pm

    Seventh teen arrested in violent attack on Lawrence High School students

    A seventh teen has been arrested in a vicious attack on two Lawrence High School students last month that sent both victims to the hospital. Lawrence police allege that a group of teens descended upon the victims at Sullivan Park, near Lawrence High School, on Dec. 4, 2023, and beat them violently. A family member of one victim said they…

  • Lawrence January 10, 2024 9:10 am

    Arrest made in fatal stabbing at McDonald's in Lawrence

    Authorities say they have arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing Tuesday at a McDonald’s in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Marcos A. Muniz, 47, has been charged with murder, the Essex County District Attorney’s Office. He is expected to be arraigned Wednesday morning in Lawrence District Court. Around 5 p.m. Tuesday, Lawrence police responded to a report of a...

  • Lawrence January 9, 2024 11:50 pm

    Man fatally stabbed at McDonald's in Lawrence

    Authorities are investigating the deadly stabbing of a man Tuesday at a McDonald’s in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The Essex County District Attorney’s Office says police responded around 5 p.m. to the restaurant on Broadway, where a fight was reportedly taking place. A man was found with a stab wound. The victim was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, where he died...

  • Lawrence January 4, 2024 11:59 am

    Candlelight vigil to be held for woman found dead in basement at Lawrence home

    A candlelight vigil will be held on Thursday to honor a woman who was killed in Lawrence, Massachusetts, last week. Diomaris Mejia, 21, was found dead on Tuesday in the basement of a home on Salem Street, a law enforcement source told NBC10 Boston and Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra. Santana Guerrero Temporo, 53, was wanted in connection to Mejia’s death, and…

  • Lawrence January 3, 2024 11:48 am

    Newly-elected Lawrence city councilor begins term amid voter fraud charges

    Wednesday is the first day on the job for one new Lawrence, Massachusetts, city councilor, but it comes amid some serious allegations. Fidelina Santiago was sworn into the role Tuesday night, but she’s accused of cheating in the race she just won. Santiago was indicted last month on voter fraud, after a video appeared to show a woman removing...

  • Lawrence December 29, 2023 2:26 pm

    Man wanted in Christmas killing of woman in Lawrence arrested in Texas

    A man who was wanted in the killing of a woman in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on Christmas has been arrested in Texas as a fugitive, prosecutors said Friday. Santana Guerrero Temporo, 53, was arrested on a fugitive from justice charge in connection with the killing of Diomaris Mejia, according to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office. They didn’t give more...

  • Lawrence December 28, 2023 8:13 pm

    Lawrence nightclub's license suspended following deadly shooting Sunday

    Police say they have suspended the license of a nightclub in Lawrence, Massachusetts, after a deadly shooting there last weekend. According to the Essex County District Attorney, Lawrence police and EMS responded to Energy Lounge at 459 Broadway around 12:20 a.m. Sunday and found 29-year-old Edward Javier-Perez suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, where…

  • Lawrence December 26, 2023 11:56 pm

    Death of woman found in Lawrence home investigated as apparent homicide

    Authorities are investigating the death of a person whose body was found Tuesday in Lawrence, Massachusetts, as an apparent homicide, prosecutors said. A woman’s body was found in the basement of a house on Salem Street, a law enforcement source told NBC10 Boston and Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra. Later in the day, the Essex County District Attorney’s Office confirmed it...

  • Lawrence December 26, 2023 1:23 pm

    Police identify man killed in shooting at Lawrence nightclub

    Authorities identified the victim of a fatal shooting at a nightclub in Lawrence, Massachusetts early Sunday morning. According to the Essex County District Attorney, Lawrence PD and EMS responded to Energy Lounge at 459 Broadway at around 12:20 a.m. According to authorities, EMS aided a 29-year-old man, identified as Edward Javier-Perez, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported…

  • Lawrence December 24, 2023 6:24 pm

    Man dies after shooting at Lawrence nightclub

    Authorities responded to the Energy Lounge shortly after midnight Sunday.

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