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A rifle was found in the home of a Lowell man arrested Sunday for allegedly threatening to cut off his neighbor's head if they didn't turn down the music. (Photo courtesy of Lowell Sun)

Lowell Police: Loud Music Leads To Machete Threat, Arrest

A 48-year-old Lowell man has been charged with several felonies after allegedly showing a machete and threatening to decapitate his neighbor if they didn’t turn down the music on Sunday, according to the Lowell Sun.

06/14/2015

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Air Soft Gun Mistaken For Rifle At Statehouse

Massachusetts state police say a suspicious person seen near the Statehouse with what appeared to be a rifle turned out to be a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun, and there was never any danger.

09/29/2013

Police block off part of Mass. Ave after a report of a possible gunman on MIT's campus. (Photo from Bree Sison)

FBI, Secret Service Join Investigation Into Fake MIT Gunman Report

The MIT campus was put on lockdown Saturday morning following what turned out to be an unfounded report of a person with a long rifle and body armor spotted inside a campus building.

02/23/2013

Heavily armed police outside a school in Bourne Friday morning. (Photo by David G. Curran)

Bourne Schools Locked Down During Search For Teen With Pellet Gun

Bourne police put two schools into lockdown Friday morning after they received a call about a teen with a gun.

05/04/2012