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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
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.
Firefighters rescue residents as flames engulf 3-story Brockton home
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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.
Weymouth Man Punched Quincy Officer: Police
WEYMOUTH, MA – A Weymouth man is accused of assaulting an officer in Quincy Thursday while trying to flee police. An officer on Mound Street allegedly found 24-year-old Gregory Cranshaw and 36-year-old Mary Paul, of Quincy, preparing to inject drugs in the bushes.
Brockton Man Sentenced for Kidnapping Quincy Family
BOSTON – A Brockton man was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston for the armed kidnapping of a Quincy man and two children.Diego Pires, 23, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Patti B. Saris to 201 months in prison and five years of supervised release. In February 2018, Pires p
It's Official: Pawtucket Red Sox Move To Worcester
WORCESTER, MA—Baseball fans in Worcester won't have to drive to Rhode Island to check out the prospects for the Boston Red Sox. The Pawtucket Red Sox are officially announcing that they are relocating to Worcester's canal district, say several media outlets.
Mattapan man arrested after shooting near Mass. Ave. MBTA station
A Mattapan man was arrested Wednesday night after a man was shot in a park behind the Massachusetts Avenue MBTA station in Boston, authorities said.Lushaun Gay, 26, will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court Thursday, according to Jake Wark, a spokesman for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s of
Man in fatal crash charged with OUI
A motorcyclist is dead after a collision with a 29-year-old Whitman man police say was driving under the influence with a child in his car.Police said the suspect, Anthony Hathaway, will appear today in Brockton District Court where he will be charged with a motor vehicle homicide while operating un
New Boston-Based Coffee Shop Coming To Braintree/Weymouth Landing
Boston-based PS Gourmet Coffeeannounced this week that they will be opening a location in Braintree this September. A grand opening date has not been announced, but that should come soon, according to a post on the shop's Facebook page.
Capuano, Pressley Spar in Final Debate Ahead of Primary
Pressley, a Boston city councilor, used theshowdown on WGBH's "Greater Boston"for a chance to slam Democratic 10-term incumbent Capuano on several issues, including President Donald Trump's proposed border wall and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest.
New court date set for man accused of killing Weymouth cop
Emanuel Lopes, the man accused of killing a Weymouth police officer and a bystander, will next appear in court Sept. 19.
Gang member convicted of shooting 2 at Boston subway station
Authorities say the Huntington, New York, man was on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority train on the afternoon of Jan. 19, 2016, when he had a gang-related conflict with another passenger.
26-Year-Old Accused of Shooting Man in Roxbury Park
The Boston Police Department and Transit police responded to the scene and found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition. His current condition is unclear.
T Rider Helps Transit PD Nab 'Depraved' Man At Downtown Crossing
BOSTON, MA — Police arrested a man accused of indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 14 at Downtown Crossing, thanks to a Good Samaritan who saw it happen and helped keep an eye on the 44-year-old man until police arrived.
Dog Found Abandoned, Dying With Corn Cob Lodged in Intestine
Twix, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, was found vomiting and dehydrated along Route 28 near Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.
Officials ID victim in Cape Cod shark attack
TRURO, Mass. —Swimming will remain off-limits at a popular Cape Cod beach until at least the weekend after a man was attacked Wednesday by a shark in Truro.Sources tell WCVB a man was bitten by a shark at Longnook Beach in Truro. The beach is on the Atlantic Ocean side of the peninsula.Advertisement
Norwood's Mike Giardi Lands NFL Network Gig
NORWOOD, MA — Expect to see more of a certain Norwood native when you're watching the NFL Network.Mike Giardi has accepted an offer to join the league-run channel. Giardi announced earlier this month that he was leaving NBC Sports Boston after nearly nine years with them, but where he was going was
Boston storage facility was housing several people, officials say
Officials said they noticed several people were using the space as living quarters. In addition to some units being occupied by people, the units contained curtains, coolers, food and electrical extension cords.
Weymouth: Rockland Fire Truck Crashes Into Utility Pole
Deputy Chief David Wooley reports that a Rockland Fire Department ladder truck, a 1999 Smeal 105-foot truck, was involved in a crash in Weymouth Wednesday afternoon.