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Man fatally stabbed after fight near grocery

Jul. 9, 2020 12:46 PM EDT

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A man was fatally stabbed in a fight in Lowell, authorities said Thursday. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said the man had apparently been in an altercation near the Lemon Tree Food Shops at around 11 p.m. Wednesday. The man then walked into the grocery store seeking help for...

UMass honors 5 faculty members for teaching excellence

Jun. 28, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Five University of Massachusetts faculty members — one from each of the system's campuses — have been honored for their teaching excellence and contributions to their respective communities. The recipients of the Manning Prize each receive a $10,000 award, the university said in...

Authorities searching for man wanted in Lowell killing

Jun. 26, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of shooting a Boston woman in Lowell earlier this week. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says authorities are searching for Xavier DeJesus in connection to the death of Deija Mendez. Mendez was found in the driver seat of black...

Authorities: Speeding driver strikes, kills married couple

May. 22, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is facing motor vehicle homicide and manslaughter charges for allegedly striking and killing a married couple out for a walk with his car while he was racing another vehicle, prosecutors said Friday. Tyriek Brown, 26, of Everett, faces a remote arraignment Friday in...