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Finger cannot be reattached after being bitten off in golf course brawl, police say

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they discovered the 57-year-old victim had his finger bitten off to his knuckle. He was transported to a local hospital, but Botieri said doctors couldn't save the finger.

WCVB - 2018-08-19 20:22:00

Mansfield Man Gets Jail Time For Fatal Crash

Andre Bezeau, 48, pleaded guilty in Norfolk Superior Court to motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and manslaughter,according to the Sun Chronicle.He was sentenced to a year in a house of corrections.

PATCH - 2018-08-19 20:26:30

Bridgewater family urges caution on social media after swatting incident

While other swatting incidents elsewhere in the country have had deadly results, Convery and her family were unharmed. Only four members -- Convery, her parents and her sister -- were home at the time.The Enterprisereports her two brothers were elsewhere.

WCVB - 2018-08-19 14:10:00

OUI, Nighttime Break-In: Braintree Police Log

3:17 a.m. - Craig Pizzano, 43, was arrested on Pearl Street and charged with deface property, possessing a burglarious instrument, and breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony.

PATCH - 2018-08-19 21:31:56

Possible Chemical Explosion in Whitman, Hazmat on Scene

According to Whitman Fire Department, it is responding in the area of 100 Glen Street in Whitman, Massachusetts.

NECN - 2018-08-19 02:50:16

Here's The Most Expensive Home For Sale In Stoughton

Address:63 Sunrise Ter.Price: $798,888Square Feet: 4147Bedrooms: 7Bathrooms: 5 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1984Features: Amazing custom-built multi-level home on cul-de-sac with seven bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, three-car heated garage. Open concept when you walk thru the door into a bright kit

PATCH - 2018-08-19 21:26:30

DE Post 1 survives comeback to reach American Legion World Series semifinals

Nate Thomas, Michael Cautillo and Jack Dubecq of Wilmington, Del., Post 1 embrace after beating Braintree, Mass., Post 86 in game ten of The American Legion World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Photo by Chet Strange / The American Legion.Chet St

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-08-20 01:33:00

Windows smashed on 24 cars in 2 nights in Quincy

"Please make sure to lock your doors and remove all valuables from your vehicle," police said. "We understand no one wants to have their window smashed, but it is far less common for a thief to smash windows to gain access. Typically they try the handle and move on when it is locked."

WCVB - 2018-08-19 17:19:00

Masked demonstrator handcuffed on Boston's City Hall Plaza

At least one masked demonstrator, dressed all in black, was handcuffed and led away by police Saturday morning.

WCVB - 2018-08-18 17:41:00

Victim's finger bitten off in Mass. golf course brawl

PLYMOUTH, Mass. —A 47-year-old man was arrested and charged with mayhem after he allegedly bit off another golfer's finger.The incident happened just before sunset Friday at the Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth.AdvertisementSomeone called 911 reporting that two men had gotten into a fight, and o


Suspended State Trooper Agrees to Plead Guilty in OT Scandal

Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree, was charged with one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds and one count of wire fraud.


Whitman Man With Bourne Connections Arrested For Fatal Crash

A man from Whitman with ties to Bourne was arrested following a fatal crash between his car and a motorcycle. Anthony M. Hathaway, 29, faces a number of charges, including motor vehicle homicide and driving under the influence of drugs.The crash happened in Bridgewater around 11:50 AM, Thursday, Aug


Knock on Wood to perform at Holbrook Summer Concert Series

Howie Newman and Steve Latanision, known as their duo name Knock on Wood, will perform from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Holbrook Summer Concert Series held at Castle Canyon Playground, 97 South Franklin St., Holbrook.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-08-19 19:30:00

Red Sox put Chris Sale on 10-day disabled list

The#RedSoxtoday placed LHP Chris Sale on the 10-day disabled list with mild left shoulder inflammation, retroactive to Wednesday, August 15. To fill Sale’s spot on the 25-man roster, the club recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox)August 18, 2018

WCVB - 2018-08-18 18:43:00

Dorchester Man Facing New Charges After Racist Rant

Boston police have applied for 54-year-old Paul Sheehan of Dorchester to be charged with threat to do bodily harm, a civil rights violation with no bodily injury and threat to do property damage, the department said Friday.


That's not par for the course: Man bites off another man's finger while golfing

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth, Mass., on Friday after he apparently got into a fight with another golfer and bit off a part of his thumb.

MONTREAL GAZETTE - 2018-08-18 20:33:25

Boston 'Free Speech' Rally Dwarfed By Counterprotesters

BOSTON, MA — A small group of Boston Free Speech rally protestors were largely outnumbered by counterprotesters downtown Saturday morning. The two sign-toting groups met at City Hall and tossed rhetoric at one another, but no violence has been reported to have taken place as of 3 p.m.

PATCH - 2018-08-18 16:30:01

Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Car Storage: Week In Review

TAUNTON, MA — A Norwood man was arrested twice in a matter of hours in Taunton between midnight Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Ricky Araujo, 28, faces charges of disorderly conduct for both...Read more

PATCH - 2018-08-18 23:06:40

PD: Driver arrested in fatal motorcycle crash was on drugs

BRIDGEWATER, Mass.- A driver who hit and killed a motorcyclist in Bridgewater was allegedly on drugs and had a child in the car, police say.


Driver airlifted to hospital after rear-ending tractor-trailer

Hanson Police and Fire responded to several reports of a car crash between Liberty Street and Hanson Middle School at approximately 10:16 a.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, the responders found that a 2008 Pontiac had rear-ended a tractor-trailer. The driver of the car, a 50-year-old woman from Carver, sa