• Methuen 2 hours ago

    Man Dead After Shooting in Methuen

    Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in Methuen, Massachusetts early Sunday morning. Methuen Police say they responded to a report of shots fired on Haverhill St. at around 2 a.m. Police were also alerted of a man suffering gunshot wounds arriving at Lawrence General Hospital who succumbed to his injuries later, according to authorities. The investigation is ongoing.

  • Massachusetts January 22, 2023 9:12 pm

    Methuen Police Respond to Person Barricaded Inside Home

    Authorities have responded Sunday night to a home in Methuen, Massachusetts, where a person has barricaded themselves inside. Methuen police were called to the Arabian Drive house shortly before 5 p.m. for a report that a suspect in a prior incident was at that location. Police say they have reason to believe the barricaded subject, who is alone inside the…

  • Methuen December 22, 2022 5:32 am

    Teen Injured After Shooting in Methuen Home

    Authorities are investigating the shooting of a teenager in Methuen, Massachusetts late Wednesday night. Methuen Police say they responded to a report of a bleeding from their leg inside a residence on Pelham Avenue at around 10:56 p.m. After arriving at the scene they found a 17-year-old teen with a gunshot wound on his leg, according to authorities. The teen…

  • Methuen November 7, 2022 7:10 pm

    Flames Light Up Sky as Firefighters Battle Blaze in Methuen

    Flames could be seen shooting out of the roof of a house in Methuen, Massachusetts Monday night as firefighters worked to control the blaze. Police were also responding to the fire on Hampshire Street. The road is closed from the police station to Pleasant Street. Drivers should avoid the area if possible. No injuries have been reported at this time….

  • Methuen November 2, 2022 7:01 pm

    Man Charged in Hit-and-Run Crash in Methuen

    A pedestrian was injured early Saturday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Methuen, Massachusetts, and police have now charged a driver in the crash. Gregorio Acosta, 25, of Lawrence, has been charged in the crash on Broadway near Blake Street around 1:17 a.m. The victim, who was found injured under a parked vehicle, has been identified as a 65-year-old man…

  • Massachusetts October 29, 2022 6:13 pm

    Methuen Police Investigating Hit and Run

    Authorities identified the victim as a 65-year-old man from Lawrence, who was found injured under a parked vehicle.

  • Methuen November 2, 2022 6:55 pm

    Pedestrian Injured in Hit-And-Run Crash in Methuen; Charges to Be Filed

    A pedestrian was injured early Saturday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Methuen, Massachusetts, police said. Methuen police officers responded to a report of an injured pedestrian on Broadway near Blake Street around 1:17 a.m. The victim, who was found injured under a parked vehicle, has been identified as a 65-year-old man from Lawrence. He was taken to a local…

  • Massachusetts October 21, 2022 12:50 am

    Methuen Seeks Answers, Help From Mass. After Dozens of Families Brought to Hotel

    City officials in Methuen are calling on help from Massachusetts with dozens of migrant families living in a hotel unexpectedly. Mayor Neil Perry expressed frustration after meeting with the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development Thursday. “What we expected from the call and what we walked away from the call were two different things,” Perry said. He said...

  • Methuen June 11, 2022 10:04 am

    Man Killed in Methuen Shooting Overnight

    A man has died after getting shot during the early hours of Saturday morning in Methuen, Massachusetts. Methuen Police responded to the reported shooting in the Gage Street area around 2:40 a.m. Saturday. When officers arrived on scene, they found the man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Methuen Police and EMT’s from the Methuen Fire Department treated him on...

  • Massachusetts June 6, 2022 7:32 am

    Water Main Breaks Reported in Tewksbury, Methuen

    Water main breaks are affecting residents in two Merrimack Valley communities on Monday morning. Police in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, said shortly before 7 a.m. that Radcliff Road was closed due to a water main break and will remain impassable for several hours. Tewksbury public works crews are on scene attempting to restore service. Water service to the area, which includes North…

  • Methuen May 23, 2022 7:10 pm

    Accidental Fire Destroys Methuen Home

    Firefighters say the blaze started with a lawn mower underneath the deck.

  • Massachusetts May 23, 2022 5:43 pm

    Firefighters Battle Intense Blaze in Methuen

    Aerial footage showed the fire had ripped through the building on Woodburn Drive, and the Methuen Fire Department shared footage of what they called the “serious blaze.”

  • Methuen May 23, 2022 8:46 pm

    Methuen Home Destroyed in ‘Serious Blaze'

    A home was destroyed after it went up in flames Monday in Methuen, Massachusetts. Aerial footage showed the fire had ripped through the house on Woodburn Drive, and the Methuen Fire Department shared footage of what they called the “serious blaze.” The residents were quickly evacuated, and no injuries were reported. Firefighters were still on scene at 6 p.m. and…

  • Massachusetts May 12, 2022 8:38 pm

    Recent Incidents of Violence in Mass. Schools Raise Questions for Parents

    From high school stabbings in Brockton, Malden and Methuen; to a student attacked by classmates in Fall River; to a possible hate crime in a Wilmington High School bathroom; to fights at high schools in Haverhill, Medford and Lawrence; there have been a number of recent violent incidents at Massachusetts schools. “Our kids are emotionally raw right now, and...

  • child rape May 13, 2022 10:57 am

    Convicted Child Rapist Who Fled During Trial Sentenced to Decades in Prison

    After disappearing halfway through his trial, 38-year-old Stephen Corbin Jr. was sentenced to 40 to 50 years in prison for his child rape conviction. Corbin was sentenced Thursday in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn, Massachusetts. This sentence is only for the rape case, not the additional fleeing from justice charges he also faces. The Methuen man was convicted on eight…

  • Massachusetts May 9, 2022 6:46 pm

    Convicted Child Rapist Who Fled During Trial Appears in Court

    After disappearing halfway through his trial, 38-year-old Stephen Corbin Jr. appeared in a Maine courtroom on a new fugitive from justice charge. On April 14 Corbin was convicted on eight counts of aggravated rape of a child, but he didn’t appear in court to hear the ruling. Authorities say he disappeared in the middle of his trial. Corbin was convicted…

  • Massachusetts May 9, 2022 5:25 pm

    Convicted Child Rapist Who Fled During Trial Appears in Court

    Stephen Corbin was convicted of child rape during a trial in Massachusetts, and authorities say he cut his GPS monitoring device and fled to Maine in the middle it.

  • Methuen May 2, 2022 7:24 pm

    16-Year-Old Student Charged With Stabbing Former Student at Methuen High School

    A 15-year-old was stabbed at Methuen High School, and a 16-year-old student is in custody after a confrontation late Monday morning. According to police, a 15-year-old who is no longer enrolled at the high school was let in to the building through a side door by another student. Around 11:40 a.m. that 15-year-old former student confronted a 16-year-old student. A…

  • car crash April 18, 2022 11:40 am

    Lawrence Man Dies in Methuen Rollover Crash

    A 26-year-old Lawrence man died after getting into a serious rollover crash Monday morning in Methuen, Massachusetts. Raul Arias was driving a 2003 Jeep Liberty shortly before 6 a.m. on Route 213 westbound before I-93 when he hit a guardrail on the left side of the road and rolled over, according to Massachusetts State Police. Arias was the only person…

  • MSPCA April 14, 2022 12:13 am

    Hundreds of Animals Recently Brought to Nevins Farm in Need of Forever Homes

    Hundreds of animals at a farm in Methuen, Massachusetts, are in need of adoption. The MSPCA says that in just the last four weeks, more than 200 animals have been brought to Nevins Farm. Many of the animals are on the 55-acre property as a result of a series of law enforcement investigations into allegations of neglect, as well as…

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