Jose Martinez appeared in court on March 4. (WBZ-TV)

DA: Court Officer Accused Of Rape Ordered Coworker To Destroy Phone

Jose Martinez was arrested last week for allegedly raping a shackled inmate, and on Wednesday he was in court again accused of witness intimidation.


File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Lawrence Court Officer Charged With Raping Shackled Inmate

A Lawrence court officer is accused of raping a shackled female inmate on three separate occasions, authorities said Wednesday.


Snow melter (Photo credit: City of Boston)

Towns Getting Waivers To Put Snow In Local Waterways

Four communities have been granted state waivers to put snow in local waterways.


Reinaldo Santiago, wanted in a Lawrence murder. (Photo credit Essex District Attorney)

Police Seek Man Wanted In Lawrence Murder

Police are turning to the public for help finding a man wanted in the September murder of a Lawrence woman.


A girl was struck and killed by a train on Friday, Oct. 31, in Lawrence. (WBZ-TV)

Lawrence Girl Struck And Killed By Commuter Rail Train Identified

The Essex District Attorney’s office said on Saturday morning that Jenaira Fuentes, 13, of Lawrence was killed Friday just after 4 p.m.


A 13-year-old girl was struck and killed by a train in Lawrence. (WBZ-TV)

13-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By Commuter Rail Train

A 13-year-old girl was struck and killed by a Commuter Rail train in Lawrence Friday afternoon, transit police said.


Vigil held for victims of Lawrence fire. (Photo credit Julie Loncich/WBZ)

Vigil Held For Young Brothers Killed In Lawrence Fire

As many as 200 people gathered at the Wetherbee School to remember two young brothers who perished in a house fire earlier this week.


Eric Wayne in Lawrence District Court, Aug. 25, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Lowell Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Crash

A former Lowell police officer charged with killing a Lawrence man in a drunken driving crash will continue to be held on $100,000 bail.


Stoneham Police Department photo.

Stoneham Police Charge Alleged Drug Dealer With Possession Of Heroin, Cocaine

Pedro Diaz-Vazquez, 29, of Lawrence, was charged with possession to distribute Class A and Class B drugs after he allegedly had over 40 bags of drugs in his possession.


Stephanie Walker and Adynew Alves. (Photos courtesy: Bristol County D.A.)

Second Suspect In Mass. Kidnapping Arrested In Baltimore

A second kidnapping suspect has been arrested after police say two people forced a 49-year-old woman into a trunk in Lawrence last month.