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  1. 2 men charged in strip club shootingRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Police in Massachusetts have charged a man who they say shot another man outside of a strip club and then passed the gun to a friend. The Telegram & Gazette reports that 27-year-old John Mendez, of Fitchburg, was charged with armed assault with intent to murder and other offenses early Sunday.


  2. 2 men killed in highway crashRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Boston Herald

    The crash happened just before 10 p.m. Saturday on I-95 heading south near Exit 3 in Hopkinton. Rhode Island State Police say it appears a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed rear-ended the vehicle in front of it.


  3. Man charged in beating, apartment fire that left man deadRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Boston Herald

    The second of two men charged in a fatal beating and arson in Massachusetts has been ordered held without bail. Ramon Milan, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was arraigned Tuesday in Fitchburg on charges of murder, arson of a dwelling and other offenses in the killing of 24-year-old Kevin Cabrera.


  4. New Jersey man charged with Massachusetts homicide heldRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Boston Herald

    A New Jersey man charged with fatally beating a man inside the victim's Massachusetts apartment then setting a fire to cover this tracks has been held without bail. A judge entered not guilty pleas to murder and other charges on behalf of Jose Crespo at his arraignment Thursday in Fitchburg District Court.


  5. Massachusetts awards $5.7 million to fight gang violenceRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Republican Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday the funds will be parceled out to more than a dozen local communities and research organizations. Baker says the Shannon grants support education and employment opportunities for at-risk youth who might otherwise become involved in gangs.


  6. 2 dogs saved from Fitchburg house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Boston Herald

    First responders rescued two dogs during a blaze on Payson Street Saturday night, according to neighbors and the fire department. Josh Leduc said he saw "flames coming out of the roof" of his neighbor's home Saturday shortly before 7:30 p.m. that "startled" him.


  7. Central Massachusetts towns hold gun buyback programRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Boston Herald

    People participating in the 15th annual Goods for Guns program on Saturday get a $25 gift card for turning in a rifle; $50 for turning in a handgun; and $75 for turning in a semi-automatic weapon. Replica guns and ammunition will also be accepted and free trigger locks will be available.


  8. Man falsely linked to bombing to stand trial in assault caseRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A Massachusetts man falsely portrayed by a newspaper as a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will stand trial on a sex assault charge. The Sentinel & Enterprise reports a Fitchburg judge on Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss an indecent assault and battery charge in 20-year-old Salaheddin Barhoum's case.


  9. Connecticut men await charges in deadly Massachusetts fireRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A prosecutor in Massachusetts is preparing a governor's warrant to bring two Connecticut men over the border to face charges in connection with a deadly Fitchburg fire. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. on Monday identified 24-year-old Fitchburg resident Kevin Cabrera as the man who died in the Saturday fire.


  10. Two charged in home invasion held in ConnecticutRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Two men charged with arson and armed home invasion in a fire that killed a 24-year-old Fitchburg man are being held on seven-figure bail in Connecticut as Massachusetts authorities work to bring them back to the Bay State. Jose Crespo, 32, and Ramon Millan, 37, were arraigned yesterday afternoon in Bridgeport District Court on fugitive from justice charges, authorities said.


  11. Two held after bound, burned body found in Fitchburg houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Fitchburg Police Chief Ernest Martineau speaks at a press conference about a fatal fire in Fitchburg, MA. Herald photo by Lisa Hornak District Attorney Joseph D Early Jr. speaks at a press conference about a fatal fire in Fitchburg, MA.


  12. 2 Connecticut men charged in deadly Fitchburg fireRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced Sunday the two men, 37-year-old Ramon Millan and 32-year-old Jose Crespo, both of Bridgeport, were being held in Connecticut. They face charges in Massachusetts of assault with a deadly weapon, arson and armed home invasion.


  13. Massachusetts suspect in Maine homicide held on $1M bailRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A Massachusetts woman wanted in connection with a drug-related homicide in Maine has been ordered held on $1 million cash bail on a fugitive from justice charge. The Sentinel & Enterprise reports that Tia Ludwick, of Leominster , also signed an extradition waiver at a court appearance Thursday.


  14. Third person arrested in connection with Maine homicideRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Maine state police say a third person has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Sherman earlier this month. Authorities in Massachusetts took 23-year-old Tia Ludwick of Fitchburg into custody on Wednesday.


  15. Man pleads guilty, gets prison in 2015 slaying in FitchburgRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A Leominster man is heading to prison after accepting a plea deal in a shooting that left a Fitchburg man dead last year. Twenty-nine-year-old Andrew Mathieu pleaded guilty Tuesday in Worcester to charges including manslaughter in the May 2015 killing of 24-year-old Roy Rivera.


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