• New Hampshire August 3, 2022 12:17 pm

    NH Sex Offender Arrested for Trying to Take Pictures of Woman in Bathroom Stall

    A registered sex offender is facing charges that he attempted to take photos or video of a woman in a bathroom stall at a New Hampshire business earlier this year. Travis Demers, 24, of Manchester, is charged with one count of violation of privacy in connection with an incident that occurred earlier this year at a business on Mall Road…

  • Salem Fire Department July 28, 2022 7:03 am

    Fire at Chemical Lab Breaks Out Wednesday in Salem, Mass.

    A fire broke out at a chemical lab on Congress Street in Salem Wednesday night. The call for the fire came in to Salem Fire Department around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the department said. Sprinklers were activated and helped, but the fire ended up going over the sprinklers. Salem fire responded with three high-rise trucks, and got help from nearby agencies…

  • microburst July 22, 2022 2:17 pm

    Microburst Hit Mass. During Thursday's Severe Storms, Knocking Down Over 100 Trees

    The National Weather Service in Boston confirmed that Thursday’s severe weather produced a microburst in central Massachusetts. The weather service said it surveyed damage Thursday in Warwick, Orange, Athol and the northern part of Salem. They concluded that a microburst with wind speeds estimated at 90 mph occurred in Warwick. A microburst is a particularly strong downrush of winds that…

  • Salem July 12, 2022 11:27 am

    Suspected Robber Barricaded in Home Near Salem State University

    A suspected robber is barricaded in a home in Salem, Massachusetts, near Salem State University, prompting police to urge the public to avoid the area near Broadway. The robbery, involving a dispute over a scooter, took place near Bowditch Hall, police said. One of the people involved in the robbery may have had a weapon and shown it. The robber…

  • melissa tremblay July 7, 2022 3:12 pm

    Ex-Corrections Officer Charged in 1988 Killing of 11-Year-Old NH Girl Faces Judge

    The suspected killer of 11-year-old Melissa Ann Tremblay in Massachusetts over three decades ago pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Salem Superior Court Thursday. Marvin “Skip” McClendon Jr., a 75-year-old ex-corrections officer, was ordered held without bail in May in the deadly 1988 stabbing after being arrested in Alabama in April. Tremblay’s family released a statement shortly after he…

  • Salem June 21, 2022 5:45 pm

    How to Live in a Mass. Lighthouse for the Summer

    Summer jobs don’t get more New England than this. An enterprising couple with experience boating and fixing up homes has the chance to spend next summer living in and keeping up a lighthouse on an island far out in Massachusetts’ Salem Sound. Essex National Heritage Area is looking for volunteers to live at the Bakers Island Light Station from...

  • indecent assault June 16, 2022 7:14 pm

    ‘Abominations': Ex-Salem Teacher Arrested, Accused of Indecent Assault of 10 Girls

    A former physical education teacher has been arrested on suspicion of indecent assault on 10 girls in Salem, Massachusetts, police said. Daniel Hakim, a 36-year-old North Andover resident, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a six-month investigation, Salem police said Thursday. He appeared in court later in the day to face 32 counts of aggravated indecent assault and battery on a…

  • Massachusetts June 13, 2022 7:10 pm

    Man Accused of Setting Salem's Satanic Temple Appears in Court

    The man arrested on suspicion of setting fire to the Satanic Temple in Salem, Massachusetts, late Friday, in what he allegedly described as a “hate crime,” was arraigned Monday. Daniel Damien Lucey, a 42-year-old from Chelsea, appeared in Salem District Court to answer to charges of charges of arson, a civil rights violation and destruction of a place of worship….

  • Massachusetts June 11, 2022 11:41 pm

    Man Told Officers He Set Satanic Temple on Fire as ‘Hate Crime

    A fire was set at the Satanic Temple in Salem, Massachusetts, late Friday night, and a man from Chelsea was arrested on charges including arson, police said. The suspected arsonist described his own actions as a “hate crime,” according to the Salem Police Department. Daniel Damien Lucey, 42, was arrested at the scene of the fire, Salem police confirmed Saturday….

  • Salem June 10, 2022 11:01 pm

    Crews Respond to Fire in Salem

    Salem police say there is a suspect in custody in connection to the fire at the Satanic Temple in Salem, Massachusetts.

  • Salem June 11, 2022 11:09 am

    3 Children Charged Over Slew of 911 Threats Threatening Salem Middle School

    Three children have been charged with making a series of anonymous 911 calls threatening acts of violence at Collins Middle School in Salem, Massachusetts, local police said. The calls had prompted a heightened police presence at the school on Friday after Salem police said received numerous 911 calls starting early in the morning, including false reports of shots fired, profanity…

  • Salem June 6, 2022 11:14 pm

    Suspect Arrested After ‘Bewitched' Statue Vandalized in Salem, Mass.

    Salem police say Kylynn Chambers, 32, was arrested after a brief chase. Chambers is charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and defacing property, which is a felony.

  • Massachusetts June 6, 2022 11:45 pm

    Landmark ‘Bewitched' Statue in Salem, Mass. Vandalized

    A man is facing charges after an iconic statue in Salem, Massachusetts was vandalized. The landmark “Bewitched” statue at Essex and Washington streets was found covered in red paint Monday. “We smelled actually paint in the air,” said Richard Rennard. “My wife was the one that said, ‘what’s he doing?’ and we looked over and I got up and...

  • Salem June 6, 2022 11:08 am

    Man Charged With OUI After Truck Slams Into Salem Home

    A pickup truck crashed into the front of a house overnight in Salem, Massachusetts. The driver, a 25-year-old man from Salem, is due to be arraigned on several charges including OUI Monday in Salem District Court.

  • crash June 6, 2022 6:56 am

    Driver Faces OUI Charges After Truck Hits Salem Home

    A pickup truck crashed into the front of a house overnight in Salem, Massachusetts. The driver is facing several charges.

  • Salem June 6, 2022 5:51 am

    Truck Slams Into Salem Home Overnight

    A pickup truck crashed into the front of a house overnight in Salem, Massachusetts.

  • crash June 6, 2022 2:42 pm

    Pickup Truck Slams Into Salem Home Overnight

    A pickup truck crashed into the front of a house overnight in Salem, Massachusetts. The driver is facing several charges after crashing into a Jefferson Avenue home around 12:30 a.m. Monday. The front end of the truck smashed into the front porch and even damaged the foundation. Inspectors were on site earlier Monday morning to check the structural integrity of…

  • Salem May 26, 2022 4:53 pm

    Salem's ‘Last Witch' Has Her Name Officially Cleared, 329 Years Later

    The last person whose conviction of witchcraft in the Salem Witch Trials remained on the books had her name cleared Thursday when the Massachusetts Senate signed off on a measure first proposed by local middle school students. Elizabeth Johnson Jr. was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 in the now-infamous witch hunt, in which 19 people were hanged and one man…

  • Charlie Baker May 18, 2022 3:49 pm

    Baker Offers New $1.7 Billion Spending Proposal for Mass.

    Port improvements, housing development and environmental infrastructure headline a new $1.7 billion midyear spending bill Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker outlined Wednesday, as the Republican eyes more spending in his final months in office. The new spending outlays were offered as the Baker administration again made a major markup to the state’s official tax revenue forecast for the current fiscal year…

  • melissa tremblay May 14, 2022 2:21 pm

    Family Reacts After Man Charged in 1988 Killing of 11-Year-Old Appears in Court

    The suspected killer of 11-year-old Melissa Ann Tremblay in Massachusetts over three decades ago appeared in court Friday to face a murder charge for the first time, and on Saturday her family released a statement expressing their relief that there has been an update in the case, and frustration that some of the family are no longer alive to see…

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