Police: Man seriously injured, dog killed by school bus

A 50-year-old man was seriously injured when he was hit by a school bus while walking his dog in Boston early Friday. Watch Report The incident happened at about 6:40 a.m. as the man was crossing Columbus Avenue at the intersection of Dartmouth Street. The man was taken to Tufts Medical Center with serious injuries. […]

School van involved in rollover in Peabody

A school van was involved in a rollover crash in Peabody on Friday. The crash happened shortly after 4 p.m. on an access road near the Northshore Mall. The transportation company, Caring Choice Transportation, said there were no students in the van at the time of the crash. WCVB will have more information when it […]

2 injured in incident on platform at North Billerica MBTA station

Emergency crews said two people were injured after a train platform at the North Billerica MBTA station was damaged Friday night. Officials said commuter rail service was halted after the incident, which was reported before 10:30 p.m. Billerica police said rail service resumed around 11 p.m. It’s unknown how the platform became damaged. No other […]

Residents with garden tools chase burglary suspect through woods

Residents armed with garden tools help Pepperell police catch two people accused of breaking into a home Thursday morning, police said. Police said they received a 911 call from a Bayberry Road resident around 10:30 a.m. from a woman who said she arrived home and found a women sitting in a car in her driveway […]

1 dead, 2 injured in house fire

Authorities say a house fire in Pelham has killed one person but two others were rescued. Authorities say a house fire in Pelham has killed one person but two others were rescued. More Images: 4-alarm fire in Pelham The state fire marshal’s office says the two-story single-family home near the Massachusetts state line was engulfed […]

Nor’easter blasts state with heavy snow, mix

A fast-moving coastal storm began to blast Massachusetts in the early morning hours of Saturday. Storm Team 5’s futurecast looks at the snow totals expected hour-by-hour from the coming storm. More The National Weather service says the storm will will wrap up by midnight. “That cold air is starting to drain its way southward, so […]

3 bald eagles found ill at Lakeville pond

Federal and state authorities are investigating whether three bald eagles found ill at an eastern Massachusetts pond fed off a farm animal that had been euthanized with a drug. The Standard-Times of New Bedford reports the eagles were found Wednesday on the shores of Assawompset Pond in Lakeville and taken away for care. Officials with […]

Police: Man tried to swallow bags of heroin

A Methuen man faces drug charges after detectives saw what they believed to be a drug transaction in a parking lot, police said. Santiago G. Gonzalez, 26, was arrested Thursday and charged with distribution of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, and conspiracy to violate drug laws. He was held overnight on $500 […]

2 seriously injured in head-on crash

Two people were seriously injured Friday night in a crash on Route 18. The victims were in two cars that collided head-on at 10 p.m. near the Dunkin’ Donuts just south of Route 14, The Enterprise reports.  Fire Chief Tim Grenno said one driver was ejected and the other was trapped inside his car, which […]

Skier collapses, dies on Vermont mountain

A male skier collapsed Thursday on the slopes in Stowe, Vermont, and was pronounced dead on the mountain despite medical efforts to save him, police said. Stowe Police Chief Donald Hull said the skier collapsed on the slopes just after 11 a.m. Thursday. Ski patrol personnel administered CPR as he was being taken down the […]