Boston Police officers dumped ice on their heads to honor Pete Frates, Aug. 5, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Increases Ice Demand In Lawrence, Supplier Says

A local ice supplier said he’s having trouble keeping up with demand because of the popular ‘Ice Bucket Challenge.’


Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire on Wells Street In Lawrence. (WBZ-TV)

Three-Alarm Fire Hits Lawrence Home

Firefighters arrived at a home on Wells Street about 3:45 a.m. to find heavy flames coming from the building.


Police evacuated some houses in a Lawrence neighborhood when they found weapons and a suspected pipe bomb. (Photo by Bree Sison)

Police Evacuate Lawrence Houses After Finding Chemicals, Suspected Pipe Bomb

Police blocked off and evacuated houses in a neighborhood after they feared they found a pipe bomb in a home.


Trees down on Emery Street in Methuen. (Photo by Morgan Murphy)

Thunderstorms Cause Damage North Of Boston

Strong thunderstorms caused damage across northern Massachusetts Thursday afternoon.


(Photo courtesy: @arlene1583/Twitter)

Police: Woman Stabbed Girlfriend, Set Fire To Home

A woman was stabbed several times by her girlfriend inside their apartment in Lawrence on Saturday morning before the building was set on fire, police said.


Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has launched a summer crime prevention initiative. (WBZ-TV)

Lawrence Mayor Launches Summer Crime Prevention Initiative

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has launched a campaign to make his city a better place to live with a summer crime prevention initiative.


Market Basket (WBZ-TV)

Bakery Recalls Frozen Pancakes For Allergy Risk

Middle East Bakery, Inc. is recalling its dairy-free, gluten-free frozen pancakes sold with a Market Basket store label because they may contain undisclosed milk.



Haverhill Man Killed In I-495 Crash

A 55-year-old Haverhill man was killed in a car crash overnight in Lawrence.


(Photo courtesy: National Grid)

‘Animal Contact’ Blamed For Power Outage Around Haverhill

About 30,000 people were without power on Saturday morning in Essex County.


Leonard Degnan in Lawrence Superior Court, April 3, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Lawrence Official Gets 18-Month Jail Sentence For Corruption

The former chief of staff to the ex-mayor of Lawrence has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for corruption.