DA: Former Melrose Store Clerk Scammed Disabled Customer Of Lottery Winnings

A former Melrose store owner allegedly gave a disabled woman $1,000 for a winning lottery ticket valued at $10,000.


Cleaning up an oil spill in Melrose (WBZ)

Overturned Tanker Spills Nearly 900 Gallons Of Heating Oil In Melrose

Black ice may have caused the rollover.


Surveillance video shows an armed man robbing the Shell gas station on Main Street in Melrose (Image credit: Melrose Police Department)

Melrose Gas Station Robbed At Gunpoint

Melrose Police are searching for a man who robbed a gas station at gun point Saturday night.


John Kellum (Photo credit Melrose police)

Melrose Man Faces 5th OUI After Police Chase Ends In Icy River

Police arrested an allegedly drunk driver who drove into an icy Malden river and tried to swim away from authorities early Sunday morning.


RD's Deli & Market, located in Melrose. (WBZ-TV)

Police Finalizing Charges Against Melrose Store Owner For Lottery Scam

A Melrose store owner is accused of paying a mentally disabled woman $940 for a winning lottery ticket worth $10,000.



Melrose Store Accused Of Scamming Disabled Customer Out Of Lottery Winnings

RD’s Deli and Market had its license to sell tickets suspended after the owner allegedly told a mentally disabled customer their $10,000 ticket was only worth $1,000.


Fells was found tied to a tree and is now up for adoption through the Melrose Humane Society. (WBZ-TV)

Kitten Found Tied To Melrose Tree Ready For Adoption

A cat found tied to a tree in a park is now ready for adoption.


Mosquito. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mass. Reports 2nd West Nile Virus Case Of 2014

The Massachusetts Department of Health says the state has confirmed its second human case of West Nile virus this year.


FBI (file image)

Melrose Man Accused Of Impersonating Federal Agents In Embezzling Scheme

Gjerji Pelushi allegedly told the victims he worked for the FBI or CIA and could get them a law enforcement job or help them deal with a legal problem.


SWAT teams assemble in a staging area during a manhunt for suspects in Melrose. (WBZ-TV)

Police Still Searching For Carjack Suspects After Melrose Manhunt

Police are still looking for a pair of carjacking suspects who they say were outwitted by a quick-thinking teen who was in the car when they sped off.




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