• stoneham April 8, 2024 6:07 pm

    Stoneham police officer resigns amid investigation into his use of ‘vulgar and racially insensitive language'

    A Stoneham, Massachusetts, police officer has resigned from the department after an investigation found he violated department policies with his use of “vulgar and racially insensitive language,” town officials said Monday. An internal investigation into Sgt. Thomas Heller began in spring 2023, according to a joint statement from Stoneham Town Administrator Dennis Sheehan and Stoneham Police Chief James O’Connor. Town…

  • stoneham April 6, 2024 1:45 am

    Stoneham school committee apologizes for ‘distress,' says superintendent will remain in position

    The superintendent will remain in his position in Stoneham, Massachusetts, despite calls for him to step down after delays in communication to families following the arrest of a man walking school grounds with two knives. The Stoneham School Committee said Friday that it wanted to provide an update on the March 21 incident that occurred outside South Elementary School as…

  • stoneham March 29, 2024 7:21 am

    Parents want answers after armed man arrested at Stoneham elementary school

    Concerned parents met at an elementary school in Stoneham, Massachusetts, Thursday night after police caught an armed man who was previously registered as a sex offender on school grounds. Parents say they weren’t notified about the incident until days after when their superintendent sent out an email. James McCarty was caught with two knives while walking the grounds of...

  • stoneham March 11, 2024 5:53 pm

    SUV crashes onto roof on sidewalk in Stoneham

    An SUV crashed and landed on its roof on a sidewalk in Stoneham, Massachusetts, on Monday. Police say the car clipped another vehicle, sending it off the road where it hit the front steps of a home on Marble Street and rolled onto its side. The driver was trapped and had to be rescued by firefighters. She was taken to…

  • stoneham January 18, 2024 9:49 am

    Tractor-trailer slams into utility pole in Stoneham

    A tractor-trailer slammed into a utility pole, knocking it down in Stoneham, Massachusetts, late Wednesday night. The incident happened on Main Street, where the pole was seen cut in half and power lines were on the ground. Eversource crews were at the scene surveying the damage. At one point, more than 500 customers in that area were left without power….

  • stoneham January 4, 2024 7:16 pm

    Ex-Stoneham cop who stiffed landlords avoids prison time at sentencing

    A former Stoneham, Massachusetts, police detective with a history of evictions and unpaid civil judgements has avoided prison time after pleading guilty to wire fraud in federal court in September. At a hearing in Boston Thursday morning, Judge Denise Casper imposed a sentence of two years of probation with 90 days of home confinement and location monitoring for Robert Kennedy,…

  • stoneham December 14, 2023 12:59 pm

    Woman killed in crash on I-93 in Stoneham ID'd; search for vehicle speeding in area continues

    The 34-year-old woman who was killed in a crash on Interstate 93 in Stoneham, Massachusetts, this week has been identified and the search continues for a car seen in the area driving “erratically” at the time, according to authorities. The incident happened just before 9 a.m. Wednesday on I-93 north near exit 26. Kayla Driscoll, of Somerville, was driving a…

  • stoneham December 14, 2023 7:25 am

    Woman dies in crash on I-93 in Stoneham; police seek vehicle seen speeding beforehand

    A 34-year-old woman was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 93 in Stoneham, Massachusetts, Wednesday and now police are searching for another vehicle that was in the area at the time. The incident happened just after 9 a.m. on I-93 north near exit 26, the Department of Transportation said. The woman, who has not been publicly identified, was thrown…

  • stoneham November 8, 2023 11:33 am

    Woman arrested in double stabbing in Stoneham

    A woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her mother and her daughter on Wednesday morning in Stoneham, Massachusetts.

  • stoneham November 8, 2023 11:55 am

    Woman arrested after stabbing her mother and her daughter in Stoneham

    Police are investigating after a woman reportedly stabbed her mother and her adult daughter in Stoneham, Massachusetts, on Wednesday morning. Stoneham police said they received a call shortly after 8 a.m. for a reported stabbing on San Jose Terrace. When they arrived, officers found that two women had been stabbed. Both women were taken to an area hospital and are…

  • stoneham November 1, 2023 7:51 pm

    Special delivery: First responders reunite with family after helping with baby boy's birth

    It was a call first responders in Stoneham, Massachusetts, will never forget. Last week, they helped deliver a baby when his mom went into labor at home. On Wednesday, they got to meet the healthy newborn boy for the first time. According to his mother, Calvin Haley was not supposed to arrive until mid-November, but last Friday morning, he decided…

  • stoneham September 20, 2023 7:12 pm

    Ex-Stoneham cop with history of stiffing landlords pleads guilty to wire fraud

    A former Stoneham police detective with a history of evictions and unpaid civil judgements pleaded guilty to wire fraud in federal court on Wednesday, following an NBC10 Boston investigation. Robert Kennedy will be sentenced on Jan. 4, 2024, when a federal judge will decide if the disgraced cop should spend time in prison. “My client has accepted full responsibility for…

  • stoneham August 15, 2023 6:51 pm

    Plea deal: Ex-Stoneham cop with eviction history will admit to wire fraud

    Court filings show the agreement between federal prosecutors and Robert Kennedy was reached earlier this month. The anticipated plea is scheduled for September 20 at the federal courthouse in Boston.

  • stoneham August 15, 2023 4:15 pm

    Plea deal: Ex-Stoneham cop with eviction history will admit to wire fraud

    A former Stoneham police detective will plead guilty to federal wire fraud charges, according to a copy of a plea agreement obtained by NBC10 Boston. Court filings show the agreement between federal prosecutors and Robert Kennedy was reached earlier this month. The anticipated plea is scheduled for September 20 at the federal courthouse in Boston. In February, an NBC10 investigation…

  • stoneham June 22, 2023 7:59 pm

    Former high-ranking Stoneham police officer evicted … again

    On Thursday afternoon, Constable Michael Fixman escorted Aarti and Peter Goldstein to take possession of their property in Stoneham, Massachusetts. It was a moment the landlords had been anticipating for a long time. “We are both so relieved the eviction day has come,” Peter Goldstein said. The eviction was for Robert Kennedy, a former high-ranking Stoneham police officer, and his…

  • fire June 21, 2023 11:28 am

    Firefighter injured battling Stoneham house fire

    A Massachusetts firefighter suffered minor injuries while responding to a large fire at a home on Tuesday afternoon in Stoneham.  The fire occurred at 45 Park St. around 4 p.m., and was first reported by several calls to 911 by passersby. The fire was visible from the front of the two-and-a-half story home. Two residents who were home at the…

  • stoneham June 2, 2023 6:09 am

    4-Acre Brush Fire in Stoneham's Middlesex Fells Reservation Under Investigation

    A brush fire broke out Thursday afternoon in the Middlesex Fells Reservation in Stoneham, Massachusetts. The Stoneham Fire Department had to work against a few factors while battling the four-acre brush fire, including the heat and a lack of hydrants, according to a news release from the public safety agency. The fire department started getting calls about smoke in the…

  • stoneham May 10, 2023 6:42 am

    Teen Seriously Burned After Explosion in Stoneham

    The fire was out when crews got to the scene, and they found a burned yellow fuel container nearby. Additional information about the explosion has not been released.

  • stoneham May 10, 2023 7:18 am

    Teenager Left With Serious Burns After Explosion in Stoneham

    A teenage boy was badly burned after an explosion near a home in Stoneham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday night. Police and fire officials said that emergency crews responded to a home on Pine Street at around 8:30 p.m. for a report of an explosion in the area. When first responders arrived, they found a 14-year-old with “serious burn injuries,” officials said….

  • Massachusetts May 1, 2023 2:33 pm

    Hingham Cop Accused of Pulling Gun, Yelling Racial Slurs in Road Rage Incident

    A Hingham, Massachusetts, police officer was arraigned last week on charges connected to an incident last year where he is accused of pulling a gun and yelling racial slurs at a man during a road rage incident. Joel Salituri, 43, of Stoneham, is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office said Monday. Prosecutors say the…

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