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Possible Shots Fired, Police Investigating In Easton
EASTON, MA — Early police scanners reported a man with a gun and a possible shooting near Bay Road and Allen Street at 2:16 p.m.. Police closed down the area for a police investigation.
Police investigating after pedestrian hit outside Bridgewater post office
BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - A 53-year-old Mansfield man was injured Friday when he was struck by an elderly driver the parking lot of a post office in Bridgewater, officials said.
Two crashes on I-95 in Attleboro sends drivers to the hospital
ATTLEBORO -- Firefighters and police officers were busy early Sunday morning dealing with two crashes on Interstate 95 that sent drivers to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment.
W. Bridgewater: Man on Most Wanted List Under Arrest After Car Chase
A man on the “Most Wanted” list is under arrest after fleeing from police for a minor violation and leading them on a high speed chase up and down Route 24. At about 9:30 Tuesday night a State Trooper attempted to stop 26-year-old Keenan Ritter of Dorchester on Route 24 Northbound in Brockton.
Easton police shoot man apparently wielding gun
Cody Shepard The Enterprise @cshepard_ENTJoe Pelletier The Enterprise jdpelletier_ENT — EASTON — On a quiet, sylvan stretch of Bay Road Sunday afternoon, police officers shot a man they believed pointed a handgun at them after he previously fled police and caused a car crash.
Saugus woman was stabbed on an on-ramp to 495 in Bridgewater over the weekend.
SAUGUS — A Saugus woman is recovering after she was stabbed on a highway ramp and left on the side of the road in Bridgewater. Massachusetts State Police said victim, a 32-year-old woman, was stabbed with a knife by a 36-year-old East Falmouth woman Saturday afternoon. State Police declined to ident
Local neighborhood's light display is more than just a sight for the eyes
NORTON, Mass. - It's that time of the year - to get in your car and drive around looking at your neighbors' Christmas lights displays. The displays on Ruben Drive in Norton, as spectacular as they are, are not the only amazing thing about the neighborhood.
Vacant house in West Bridgewater to be auctioned today
WEST BRIDGEWATER—Richard and Pamela Swanson bought a ranch-style house from a family member for $1 in 1984, according to records filed with the Plymouth County Register of Deeds.
Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, William and Harry WILL spend Christmas together, Palace confirms
There has been a LOT of talk about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Christmas plans in the last few weeks amid rumours they've fallen out with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Southeastern Regional student facing child porn charges in Easton sexting scandal
EASTON — A Southeastern Regional high school student is being charged with sharing pornographic pictures of at least one underage classmate. Sandro Marcelin, 17, of Brockton is being summoned to court on charges including possession of child pornography, disseminating obscene material to a minor and
Struggling parents deal with the dire effects of cancer
When she wrote to Globe Santa in October, the Bridgewater mother of a 5-year-old said she had been diagnosed with stage four colon cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy. Her letter reflects the dire effect that cancer has on the people living with the disease, their families and — in many cases — t
Driver arrested in West Bridgewater after State Police chase
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. - Massachusetts State Police say they initiated a car chase Tuesday after a driver they attempted to stop on Route 24 north in Brockton refused to pull over and fled at high speed.
Harry and Meghan reject William and Kate’s offer of a place to stay at Christmas
Prince Harry and Meghan have snubbed Prince William and Kate this year and now won’t be staying with them over Christmas, it has emerged. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to have turned down the option of staying with the Cambridges at their vast Norfolk estate Anmer Hall.
Driver facing charges after bumping cop with car and fleeing scene
Charles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor — TAUNTON – A police officer escaped serious injury Friday afternoon during a motor vehicle stop when he was bumped by a car as the driver sped off, police said.
Quincy Woman Charged With Assaulting Brockton Police Officer
BROCKTON, MA — A Quincy woman was arrested on Monday night after police said she ran away from a field sobriety test and tried to fight the officer who caught up to her. Zarianna Pizarro, 18, was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, negligent operation of a motor v
Letter to the Editor: Low-income families need more help to afford proper nutrition
I am a junior working toward my bachelor's in social work, attending Bridgewater State University. I’m writing to discuss what it is like living off $31.50 for food for a single person for the entire week.
'Egregious breach of trust;’ Former Casa Isla employees sentenced for abusing teenagers at youth detention facility
Three former employees of Casa Isla, a now-shuttered youth detention center, were sentenced to time in the South Bay House of Correction for abusing the teenagers under their care. A fourth former employee failed to appear in court and removed his GPS monitoring device, causing a warrant to be issue
DCF Employee Picks Up Wrong Child From West Bridgewater Daycare
WEST BRIDGEWATER, MA — The wrong child was picked up by the Department of Children and Families at a daycare Friday afternoon. West Bridgewater daycare KinderCare described the incident to WCVB as a misunderstanding caused by two children having the same name.
FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass among states affected
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The FBI is investigating a series of bomb threats sent to businesses in several states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Massachusetts State Police tweeted out that its Fusion Center is tracking multiple threats across the state. However, police said there are no ind
‘Most wanted’ fugitive leads officers on high-speed chase into West Bridgewater
WEST BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - A wanted fugitive who led police on a wild, high-speed chase into West Bridgewater Tuesday night is expected to be arraigned on Wednesday. Keenan Ritter, 26, of Dorchester, who had five outstanding warrants for offenses including assault and battery with a dangerous