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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.

NECN - 2018-08-15 20:26:01

Man lying in R.I. Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru run over and killed, police say

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man lying down in the drive-thru lane of a Rhode Island coffee shop has been run over and killed.Bristol police say the man was run over at about 2 a.m. Wednesday at a Dunkin’ Donuts shop in town.Chief Josue Canario says the victim was run over by a truck driven by

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-15 20:40:21

Driver who fled with fugitive in Norton now faces drug charges

Brittany Pasternak, 31, of Somerset, rented the room at the Extended Stay America hotel at 280 South Washington St., where police say the fugitive, Thomas Holland Jr., 32, of Brockton, was also staying, according to court records.

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 01:15:00

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.

959WATD.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Man sends police to family's home after threatening to kill hostages in prank

"Eight hostages, he's going to kill them all in 10 minutes," audio from the police scanner said. "He wants $10,000."

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 07:53:13

Norwood Man Arrested Twice In 24 Hours By Taunton PD

Ricky Araujo, 28, faces charges of disorderly conduct for both arrests and an additional charge of disturbing the peace for the second arrest,according to the Taunton Daily Gazette.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:37:07

Massachusetts man hot-wires dump truck, takes it for a spin

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are searching for a man who they say hot-wired a dump truck and took it for a joyride.Brockton police say the suspect stole a truck from Modern Autobody around 2:47 a.m. Monday. Surveillance video from the shop shows the suspect backing over a fence sur

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-15 20:44:57

Hearing for man accused in Weymouth murders pushed to September

WEYMOUTH, Mass. —A Wednesday hearing to decide whether the man accused of killing a police officer and a innocent bystander should stay behind bars as he awaits trial has been continued.Emanuel Lopes, 20, of Brockton, is charged with two counts of murder.AdvertisementLopes is accused of shooting and

WCVB - 2018-08-15 16:41:00

Man threatened to kill ‘hostages’ in apparent prank, police say

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. —Officers carrying rifles surrounded the home in the quiet cul-de-sac neighborhood.The Enterprisereports they were given an ultimatum – deliver $10,000 to the house or eight supposed hostages inside would die.AdvertisementWhat was a tense situation early Tuesday morning on Aldrich

WCVB - 2018-08-14 22:19:00

Prank caller believed to have also threatened Bridgewater girl over social media

Police believe a man who somehow gained access to a girl’s social media conversation with friends—and proceeded to make threats to her—is the same individual responsible for making several prank calls to the Bridgewater Police Department on Tuesday morning alluding to a hostage situation at her home

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-14 20:09:27

North Main Street Crash Slows Down Morning Traffic

Police and firefighters responded to a crash on North Main Street at Court Street Tuesday morning.MANSFIELD, MA — A crash in the downtown area slowed down traffic Tuesday morning.Police and firefighters responded to a crash on North Main Street at Court Street. Officials were on the scene for about

PATCH - 2018-08-14 16:28:52

She swiped right. He swiped her 50-inch TV and car.

An East Bridgewater man pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing a TV and car from a Mashpee woman during their Tinder date in 2016, theCape Cod Timesreports.Michael Decoteau, 37, was sentenced to two years of probation, given credit for six months of jail time already served, and ordered to pay $1,500

BOSTON GLOBE

An Eagles fan is trolling the Patriots with a billboard near Gillette Stadium

They just can’t quit gloating.A Philadelphia Eagles fan who apparently lives in Massachusetts is trolling the New England Patriots by purchasing an electronic billboard ad on Route 1 near Gillette Stadium that exults in the Eagles’ Super Bowl win over the Pats in February.Those who are flocking to F

BOSTON GLOBE

Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) - Woah, it’s a boa! One Massachusetts resident popped their car hood to check fluids to find a boa constrictor staring right back.

KRON4

Caught on camera: Brockton bandit takes dump truck for joy ride

"He started it up, put it in reverse, drove it through the fence like he was driving in an open parking lot, continued it on and drove away," said Fistori.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 20:13:57

Man gets life for murder outside barbershop

A 30-year-old Dedham man was sentenced yesterday to life in prison without parole for murdering a father outside the Mattapan barbershop where his young son had just gotten a haircut.William Shakespeare was convicted Friday of firearm charges and the first-degree murder of Marcus Hall, 31, under the

BOSTON HERALD

Critical Need for Volunteers to Play with Local Homeless Children - Brockton, MA Patch

Volunteer with homeless children at a Horizons Playspace installed in one of more than 90 family shelters state-wide including in Attleboro, Brockton, Stoughton, Middleboro, Taunton, Fall River, New Bedford, Marshfield, Norwell, Kingston, Weymouth, Bourne, Falmouth and Hyannis. An initial training a

PATCH

Man’s lost ring found in pond 45 years later

Pelrine was devastated. It was his gold class ring, complete with his engraved signature, from the Franklin Institute in Boston. He had only received it two years earlier, when he graduated in 1971 with a degree in civil engineering.

WCVB

Police: Fugitive nabbed after Norton car chase laughed after he was caught

NORTON — A suspected fugitive drug trafficker, who attempted to flee from police after a high-speed chase over the weekend, laughed about the pursuit after his arrest, and is now being held in jail without bail.

SUN CHRONICLE

Hull man crashes into a home while allegedly driving drunk

A Hull man was arrested early Sunday morning after crashing into a home while allegedly driving drunk.Thomas Maciver, 21, of Hull, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and marked lanes violation.—Hull Police DepartmentHull Police responded to the crash on Phipps Street around 2:4

BOSTON GLOBE