Massachusetts

Massachusetts kid calls police on drug dealing dad

Lawrence, Mass. (WCVB/CNN Newsource) – Officers in Massachusetts are calling an 11-year-old boy “courageous” after he found illegal drugs in his dad’s bag and called police. According to Lawrence Police, the boy found the drugs in his father’s luggage. Detectives went to …

Pot on the ballot in 9 states

(NBC News) — This is a big year for marijuana. A Gallup poll last October shows more than half the country, 58 percent, think marijuana should be legal, and on election day voters in nine states will decide if people can walk …

Marine amputee receives new arms

Boston, Mass. (NBC News) — Quadruple amputee John Peck can now hold his fiance’s hand thanks to a double-arm transplant carried out by doctors at Brigham and Women’s hospital. The retired Marine sergeant became a quadruple amputee six years ago after he …

Massachusetts fugitive in disguise caught

Cape Cod, Mass. (NBC) — Police surrounded a South Yarmouth home on Thursday where 31-year-old Shaun Miller was staying and ordered him outside. Miller tried to elude investigators by walking out dressed as an old man, but officers say they pulled off …

Missing jogger found dead

Princeton, Mass. (NECN) — The death of a 27-year-old woman who was found in the woods in Massachusetts Sunday evening appears to be a homicide, according to authorities. Vanessa Marcotte of New York City was visiting her mother in Massachusetts and didn’t …