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State trooper shoots suspect during confrontation, officials say

BROCKTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts state trooper shot a suspect Saturday morning during a confrontation in Brockton, according to state police officials. State police said the shooting occurred just before 9 a.m., next to a building that is part of a residential complex on Colonel Bell Drive. The sus


Two women rescued, knife-wielding suspect shot by SWAT officer, DA says

HOPEDALE, Mass. — Two women were rescued from a Hopedale home in which a man was threatening to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early.


Framingham's Staples launches five new product brands

FRAMINGHAM — The Staples headquarters, which can be seen from the Mass Pike, now displays the company’s new logo. The new look is part of a larger company effort to shift from being “The Office Superstore” to “The Worklife Fulfillment Company” with the launch of five new product brands aimed to help


Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Was Allegedly Brandishing Knife

Police shot and wounded a man in a Hopedale Home last night after he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.


Work on Sherborn Library project steps up

SHERBORN — About the only thing that’s been built at the Sherborn Library site over the past two years is frustration. Since the project began in early 2017, the library renovation project has proceeded in spurts. A new children’s room is visible, but under plastic wraps to keep out the recent wet w


Framingham Police Chief Steven Trask to earn $183K under new contract

FRAMINGHAM — Police Chief Steven Trask will get a 3.5 percent salary hike under a new three-year contract signed Friday with the city. Trask, who was permanently installed in September as police chief, will see his annual base salary increase to $183,647.50, according to an announcement released by


POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Framingham seeks help for Flag Day Parade

Framingham officials are putting out the call for volunteers for the city’s rejuvenated Flag Day Parade on Sunday, June 9. Officials say they need 50 volunteers to help with general event support, staging and logistics. Those interested in volunteering are asked to fill out a Parade Volunteer Form,


Stop & Shop unions keeping their resolve

FRAMINGHAM - Tom Rogers, a striking shop steward at Stop & Shop, said customers at the grocery chain's 235 Old Connecticut Path location have been few and far between. And when customers do approach the store, pickets encourage them to shop elsewhere.


Day care closed after toddler found wandering in middle of road

PEABODY, Mass. — A Peabody day care was shut down Friday after a toddler walked out of the facility and was found wandering in the middle of a street by a stranger. Police said the 2-year-old somehow got out of the Watch-A-Tot day care sometime after being dropped off around 8 a.m.


DA: Marlborough man accused of repeatedly raping young girl took more than 100 nude photos

MARLBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - A Marlborough man accused of a raping a young girl over the course of four years had more than 100 nude images of the victim stashed in his home, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan announced Friday.


Faith Community Church Grand Opening Framingham

Looking for a place to come and worship this Easter Sunday? Faith Community Church of Framingham is excited to announce it's Grand Opening & would love for you to come and celebrate with us at Walsh Middle School at.


Flooding and heavy rain expected in Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for parts of Massachusetts in effect until Saturday night. Franklin, Worcester, Hampshire, and Hampden counties are under flood watch until this evening, the weather service said in a forecast.


Police: Man Carried Woman Into Path Of Dump Truck

GLOUCESTER (CBS) – A man was arrested after he allegedly picked up a woman and carried her into the road in front of an oncoming dump truck in Gloucester Friday morning. Witnesses said they heard a woman yelling for help before they were hit. Police said the man is Michael Baker, 41 of Beverly, and


This historic Hopkinton home could be yours for $1, but there’s a catch: The buyer has to move it

A developer hoping to build a mixed-use project in Hopkinton is offering to sell a historic home on the property for $1. But there’s one catch — the buyer needs to move it.


Three Injured After Train Collides with Truck in W. Bridgewater

Investigators are on scene this morning of a West Bridgewater accident involving a truck and an MBTA commuter rail train. MBTA police said three people were injured with non-life threatening injuries. At least one person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, according to police sca


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Suspect in Clinton homicide found dead in prison hospital

BOSTON (AP) — A suspect in a Massachusetts homicide has been found dead in his prison hospital room of an apparent suicide. The Telegram & Gazette reports that Dean Valchuis, of Berlin, was in state custody awaiting trial in connection with the death of 58-year-old Roger Bemis, of Clinton, in Februa


Boston Police investigating double stabbing in Downtown Crossing

BOSTON - Boston Police are investigating a double stabbing that happened in Downtown Crossing early Saturday morning. Police responded to the area of 1 Summer Street around 2:30 a.m outside of Macy's, where one person suffered a life threatening injury.


Woman Rescued From Underneath A Train At South Station

BOSTON (CBS) — A woman who ended up under a train at South Station was rescued by a technical team midday Saturday. According to the Boston Fire Department, her injuries are non-life threatening.


New UMass Memorial East Marlborough Primary Care Practice

MARLBOROUGH, MA — The continued growth in the Marlborough area has led to the opening of the UMass Memorial East Marlborough Primary Care Practice at 650 Boston Post Road to provide convenient, accessible care for the community. Located just three miles from UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital, ne