Church leaders are relieved that it doesn’t appear to have been a hate crime.
On Christmas morning a baby Jesus statue was stolen from a Haverhill church nativity scene, replaced with a real pig’s head. Charges have been filed as a result of the incident.
A Haverhill woman was brought to court Wednesday, accused in a bizarre series of events.
A Haverhill parish came together in prayer Saturday after the nativity scene outside of its church was desecrated.
Baby Jesus was stolen from a Haverhill church and replaced by a pig’s head. On Friday a woman replaced the statue with one of her own.
A Methuen man and Haverhill woman are facing charges in connection with the sexual assault of a woman with disabilities.
The incident is the latest in a town that is grappling with a seemingly growing drug problem.
The Essex district attorney’s office says foul play is not suspected in the deaths of a Haverhill husband and wife whose bodies were found by their children.
Investigators first suspected suicide when Tim Englehardt was shot in the head at a friend’s house.
Matthew Madden, 20, faces felony charges after allegedly setting off a bomb in a Haverhill recreational area.