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    MISSING

    A 14-Year-Old Girl Went Missing In The Woods During A Party In 1989. She's Still Not Been Found Three Decades Later.

    A 14-year-old girl, Melanie Melanson, went missing after attending a party in the Massachusetts woods in 1989. More than three decades later she's still missing.
    By David Wetzel
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    COLD CASES

    A Murder In Massachusetts Went Unsolved For More Than 30 Years. Now, Police Believe They Have The Perpetrator.

    An Alabama man was arrested this week in connection to a murder case of an 11-year-old that's gone unsolved for more than 30 years in Massachusetts.
    By David Wetzel
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    NEWS

    He Attacked His Parents With A Knife. But It Wasn't Until Cops Visited His Home That They Found His Most Disturbing Crime.

    A man in Massachusetts was sentenced to prison for stabbing his girlfriend to death in their apartment. He also attacked his parents with a knife.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    COLD CASES

    Suspect, 76, arrested in connection to cold case 1971 slaying of Massachusetts woman

    A 76-year-old man is in custody in connection to the cold case murder of a Massachusetts woman found slain in her basement over 50 years ago, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Man shot and killed while shopping at Boston-area mall, suspect arrested weeks later

    A man was shot and killed while shopping inside a Boston-area mall. Weeks later, police say they arrested the suspect. Officials have not released a motive.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    A contractor removed a wall for water damage only to find a hidden room filled with child porn, investigators say

    A man was arrested after a hidden room was found in his Massachusetts apartment. The room had more than 1,000 images of child porn, police said.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    COLD CASES

    Suspect accused of killing his half-sister with conch shell in 2001 after DNA allegedly connected him to crime

    A Massachusetts man was arrested for allegedly murdering his half-sister with a conch shell over two decades ago. Police say DNA helped solve the cold case.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    He rented a getaway car for a killer and thought he would get away with it. Instead, he heads to prison for life.

    In Massachusetts, a man who rented a car that was used during a murder will head to prison for life. The convict returned the car hours after the shooting.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    An elderly woman was found stabbed to death in her Massachusetts apartment. Her neighbor was the killer.

    An elderly woman was stabbed to death in her Massachusetts home. Her neighbor was the killer and now she will spend life in prison for murder.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Massachusetts man bludgeoned estranged wife's head, intentionally burned house down, authorities say

    A Massachusetts man was charged with bashing his ex-wife's head in and attempting to bind former-mother-in-law before torching their home, cops say.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Man found shot to death, police say 19-year-old man arrested and charged with murder

    A 21-year-old Massachusetts man was found shot to death and now police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection to the murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    One month after fatal shooting, officials charge two in connection to murder of Massachusetts man

    A Massachusetts man was shot to death about one month ago. Now, police say two people have been arrested and charged in connection to his murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Four charged in 'drug-related' murder of 17-year-old in Maine after month-long manhunt

    Four men were charged with murdering a 17-year-old New York boy in a "drug-related" incident in coastal Maine, police said. They were arrested after a manhunt.
    By Nate Homan
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    COLD CASES

    Man served as pallbearer at his half-sister’s funeral. Decades later, DNA allegedly links him to her murder.

    DNA has linked a Massachusetts man who served as pallbearer at his half-sister’s funeral over 20 years ago to her beating death, according to prosecutors.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    ‘Hard-working’ and ‘amazing’ mother of newborn infant fatally stabbed in Massachusetts on Thanksgiving

    A young Massachusetts mother who was celebrating her first Thanksgiving with her newborn daughter was murdered on the holiday, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Massachusetts man on parole for 2000 gang-related murder accused of stabbing man during Boston road rage

    A Massachusetts parolee was charged with stabbing a man during a road rage altercation in Boston, police said. He was on parole for a 2000 gang-related shooting.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    She was stabbed nearly 50 times to death after a dispute. Now, her neighbor and attack will head to prison.

    A man was sentenced to prison in Massachusetts for stabbing his neighbor to death after a dispute. The victim's dog was also sabbed but survived.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Masachusetts man shot in head while driving car, suspect arrested in Boston

    A Massachusetts man was shot in the head and killed while driving his car. Now police say a suspect has been arrested and charged with his murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    COLD CASES

    Car of 17-year-old girl who went missing in 1982 found, but where is she?

    A car of a teen who went missing in Massachusetts in 1982 was found recently. The victim seemed to vanish from a party and was never seen again.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Western Massachusetts duo accused of killing 22-year-old, seriously injuring another man man in May shooting

    Two people have been arrested in connection to a May shooting in Massachusetts that left one dead and another hurt. The two suspects were charged with murder.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Massachusetts man, 86, allegedly fatally shot his wife, 71, in a jealous rage, prosecutor says

    A grand jury in Massachusetts has indicted an octogenarian for the shooting death of his wife. Prosecutors said the shooting was in a jealous rage.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    COLD CASES

    Suspect arrested for 1991 cold-case murder of Massachusetts teenager fatally shot while smoking on fire escape

    A girl was shot in the head in 1991 and later passed away. Over 30 years later, police have identified and arrested a suspect in connection to her murder.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    International fugitive convicted of Christmas Eve murder in Massachusetts

    A man who was an international fugitive was convicted of a Christmas Eve killing in Massachusetts. The victim was shot outside a nightclub in 1999.
    By Nate Homan
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    COLD CASES

    'Woodlawn Jane Doe,' in 1976 cold case ID'ed. Culprit still at large 45 years later.

    Maryland authorities identified 'Woodlawn Jane Doe,' a 45-year-old cold-case victim, as a Virginia teenager. She was raped and murdered in a cemetery.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Suspect in deadly Texas nightclub shooting arrested 2,000 miles away, police say

    Police in Massachusetts said they arrested a suspect in a fatal nightclub shooting in Austin, Texas. The suspect was charged with first-degree murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    COLD CASES

    Massachusetts sex offender indicted for 1988 murder of woman found strangled, sexually assaulted

    A convicted sex offender already in prison in Massachusetts for raping a woman in 1987 now faces accusations he killed a woman the following year.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    'Predator Poachers Massachusetts' help catch an alleged pedophile at a transit station

    A group in Massachusetts helped catch an alleged pedophile at a transit station, police said. The group lured the suspect pretending to be a child.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Man pleads guilty to using a baseball bat to murder his mother, grandparents and the elderly couple’s caretaker

    A man pleaded guilty to fatally beating his mother, grandparents and the elderly couple’s home health care worker at a Massachusetts home in 2017.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    86-year-old man kills wife, barricades himself in home while trying to injure himself, police say

    An 86-year-old Massachusetts man shot and killed his wife, police said. He then barricaded himself in their home and tried hurting himself before being arrested.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Father and sons allegedly cashed $21 million in winning lottery tickets in money-laundering scheme: Feds

    A father and his two sons are accused of fraudulently cashing in winning lottery tickets in what authorities called a ‘ten-percenting’ scheme.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    MISSING

    Woman, man accused of kidnapping a newborn baby from under mom's nose in Massachusetts

    A woman and a man in Massachusetts face charges after kidnapping a baby from her mother. The 4-day-old newborn was left at a Subway and appeared unharmed.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    'There's no way out. I killed a cop': Career criminal convicted of killing Cape Cod officer

    Thomas Latanowich had over 100 criminal charges on his record before being found guilty of killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon during a raid in Cape Cod
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Landlord fatally stabs tenant with a sword during a heated dispute, Massachusetts cops say

    Massachusetts police found a stabbing victim dead on the sidewalk, investigators say. Authorities say a landlord stabbed the tenant in a dispute.
    By Connor Surmonte
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    GANGSTERS

    Corruption and brutality: here's how Whitey Bulger's reign of terror in the mob lasted for decades

    White Bulger worked as both an FBI informant and the head of the mob in the Boston area. He escaped prosecution for decades thanks to his ties - but it didn't last forever.
    By Michael East
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    NEWS

    'Armed and dangerous' suspect in pharmacy killing nabbed with stolen gun, cops say

    A fugitive has been arrested in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He allegedly shot and killed a woman outside of her work in Boston. He will also face firearms charges.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Massachusetts school board member accused of raping 12-year-old student, officails say

    A 56-year-old school board member in Massachusetts has been accused of raping a 12-year-old student. Officials say there may be no more victims.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Suspect in drum major's murder tries to jump out of high-rise building as police close in

    Massachusetts police converged on a 5th-floor apartment to arrest a suspect in connection to a North Carolina murder. But, the man tried to flee out the window.
    By Connor Surmonte
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    MURDER & MAYHEM

    He beat a man to death while two others fled a burning house. Here's how long he'll spend in prison.

    A man who viciously beaten Massachusetts man to death while a woman and child escaped the arson and armed home invasion was sentenced to prison for his crimes.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Man runs down victim with car then crashes it, hides in crawl space before arrest: police

    A Massachusetts man ran down his victim with his car, but then gets in a crash. Police say the suspect tried to hide in a crawl space before his arrest.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Cops: Teenager charged with DUI for second time in same morning after he gets confused, drives to police station

    Police allege an underage man got caught driving drunk in two different New Hampshire towns within a five-hour time span.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Boston man accused of having sex with horse on camera

    Police said Jackson Kelley, 19, of Boston, was seen on camera having sex with a horse after breaking into an equestrian center. The owners said the horse was not harmed.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    He tried to break up a fight, when the attacker turned the knife on him and drove it into his heart

    A man was sentenced to decades behind bars for killing a person who was trying to break up a fight. The victim was stabbed in the heart, experts said.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Police chase ends after woman in stolen truck stops off in McDonald’s drive-thru to get food, police say

    A Massachusetts woman allegedly driving a stolen truck led police on a low-speed chase that ended when she stopped off at a McDonald’s to get food in the drive-thru.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    80-year-old woman murdered and her organ left on the home's welcome mat. Son accused in horrific killing.

    An 80-year-old woman in Massachusetts was found dead in her home with internal organs left on the welcome mat, police say. Son accused of her murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    COLD CASES

    25 years later, the gruesome 'Swedish Nanny's' murder in Boston remains a mystery

    A Swedish au pair was found cut in half in a dumpster in downtown Boston in 1996. Police never found the killer, or her lower torso.
    By Nate Homan
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