Here's a look at some of the top non-Sandy related stories from the Stoneham region:
Teen Faces Assault to Murder Charge in Medford Square Stabbing:
A Melrose teen faces a charge of assault to murder after allegedly stabbing a man in a fight in Medford Square. Derik DeAngelo, 19, and another man were allegedly in a fist fight about 9:30 p.m. Oct. 26 near 35 Riverside Ave. when DeAngelo pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim.
Photos: 27th Annual Monument Square Halloween Costume Parad: The 27th Annual Monument Square Halloween Costume Parade was held on Wednesday Night in the shadow of the Bunker Hill Monument.
Man Shot Near Cross and Henry St. Monday: A Monday night shooting near Cross and Henry St. remains under investigation Tuesday, with police emphasizing the attack was “not a random incident” in a neighborhood already struck by a drive-by shooting last August.
Man Shot Dead on Tremont Street: Police are investigating the killing of a man on Tremont Street. "Shot spotter," a system that detects gunfire, alerted police of shots fired at 3:38 a.m. Oct. 27. When they arrived at 1050 Tremont St., they found a wounded man. He was later pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center, police said in a press release.