Worker injured in explosion before fireworks display in North Andover

A planned fireworks display was scheduled to still take place in North Andover Sunday after a worker was injured in an explosion, officials said. FirefightersRead More

‘This is the place to be’: Fourth of July festivities return to Salem

Hundreds of people came out for Salem’s first Fourth of July celebration since 2019. The 42-piece Hillyer Festival orchestra provided music for the festival atRead More

‘It looked like a bomb’: Lightning strike sets a home on fire in Danvers

A lightning strike set a Danvers home on fire early Thursday morning, and a Danvers family watching the storm from their back door captured videoRead More

No one hurt after boat ‘popped off’ trailer of pickup traveling down Route 128

Police are investigating after a boat and trailer broke loose from a pickup truck on Route 128 in Danvers and came to rest in theRead More

Boston man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 Lawrence murder

A judge has sentenced a Boston man to life in prison five years after he murdered a man at a house party in Lawrence andRead More

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Salisbury woman pleads guilty to sexually exploiting infant in her care

A Salisbury woman has plead guilty in Boston federal court to sexually exploiting an infant. Desiree Daigle, 26, was arrested and charged in November 2018Read More

Demonstrators rally in Swampscott after Supreme Court ruling against abortion

Protesters surrounded the WWII war memorial in Swampscott to condemn the reversal of Roe v. Wade. This comes as hundreds of protests take place acrossRead More

‘Undo this decision’: Demonstrators in Lowell vow to fight Supreme Court ruling against abortion

Hundreds of demonstrators in Lowell Sunday vowed to keep speaking out against the Supreme Court decision overturning the right to an abortion. “The overwhelming majorityRead More

Police investigating drowning in Lynn

Police are investigating after a fatal drowning in Lynn Sunday, officials said. Officers responding to Lynn Beach for reports of a drowning pulled an unresponsiveRead More

‘Right place at the right time’: Assistant harbormaster rescues 5, including baby and pregnant woman, after boat capsizes in Ipswich

An assistant harbormaster is saying he was just doing his job after pulling five people — including a baby and a pregnant woman — fromRead More