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Brockton man gets prison time for illegal firearms possession

Darnell Upshaw, 36, was sentenced to 32 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In December 2017, Upshaw pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. BOSTON - A Brockton man with two prior federal firearm convictions was sentenced yesterday in federal co

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 20:55:19

Thumbs down, to a senseless State Police dispatcher from Brockton

Thumbs down ... To a State Police dispatcher from Brockton who has been suspended for posting sensitive information -- and insensitive comments -- about ongoing cases in this region. Carla Grant, 53, has long been vocal on various Facebook pages, especially The Brockton Hub, an energetic and popular

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-24 11:56:00

Police: Arrest made in Gronkowski burglary; 2 suspects still at large

Anthony Almeida (center) has been arrested in connection to the burglary of Rob Gronkowski's Foxborough home. But Shayne Denn (left) and Eric Tyrrell are still at large. (Police photos) A suspect has been arrested in connection with the burglary of the Foxborough home of New England Patriots tight

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-23 17:53:17

Quincy woman, 27, held on $200G bail, charged in assault that left niece dead

A Quincy woman is being held on $200,000 cash bail, accused of fatally injuring her 11-month-old niece after police reviewed household video and heard chilling audio of "thuds" while the girl was in her care, cops and prosecutors said. Shu Feng Hsu, 27, wore pink sweatpants at Quincy District Court

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Body Found At Colt State Park: Witnesses

BRISTOL, RI -- Witnesses report a body has been found at Colt State Park. The state medical examiner is on scene. Patch will update this story. Photo Credit Renee Schiavone BRISTOL, RI -- Witnesses report a body has been found at Colt State Park. The state medical examiner is on scene. Patch will up

PATCH - 2018-03-23 13:31:14

Brockton mayoral administration sees 'millions of dollars' for city in retail marijuana

The administration of Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter doesn't have an estimate on how much money the city will take in through taxes and host community agreements for recreational marijuana stores. Carpenter and other city officials said it's tough to make a comparison to communities in Colorado and o

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-23 22:52:24

Police say Taunton man was dealing drugs with young son in car

TAUNTON - Police say they arrested a city man Tuesday afternoon who was selling crack cocaine and fentanyl with his 5-year-old son in the backseat of his car. Detective Sgt. Matt Skwarto, who is also supervisor of the police department's street crimes unit, in his report says he and another detectiv

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 20:56:15

Pembroke Public Library announces upcoming programs

Pembroke Public Library is located at 142 Center St. For information: pembrokepubliclibrary.org. Children's events Storytime: 10:30 a.m. March 26 and 27. Toddlers ages 2-5 can enjoy an interactive storytime with songs, games and stories to increase language development and social skills. Homework Cl

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 15:30:00

Brockton Hub Is On Fire After Most Despised Commenter Of All Time Turns Out To Be State Police Dispatcher Who Attacked Grieving Father After Son Died And Posted Classified Evidence

Follow and like the Turtleboy Sports Smiles Forever, the newest Turtleboy Sports page and Clarence Woods Emerson to keep up with the hilarious turtle rider commentary. Want to advertise with Turtleboy? Email us at [email protected] for more information. Carla Grant is a well known commenter on the B

TURTLEBOYSPORTS.COM - 2018-03-23 04:40:20

Arrest Made In Burglary At Rob Gronkowski's Home; 2 More Suspects Wanted

FOXBORO (CBS) - An arrest has been made in connection with the burglary at Rob Gronkowski's Foxboro home and two more suspects are being sought. Anthony Almeida, 31, of Randolph, is in custody. Anthony Almeida (Image credit Foxboro Police) Police are trying to find 26-year-old Shayne Denn of Tewksbu

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-23 17:50:15

Medical marijuana zone in Brockton called 'case study on how to limit business'

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter said several medical marijuana dispensaries interested in doing business in Brockton have been prevented from opening in the city due to the restrictive nature of a zoning overlay district on the west side that was approved by City Council in 2013. BROCKTON - While the

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-22 18:26:04

5 gunshots reported in Brockton

Police did not find any evidence after a half-hour search. BROCKTON - A resident reported hearing several gunshots Wednesday night, but nothing was located by police. Officers responded to the area of East Ashland Street and Eastfield Drive about 9:25 p.m. for a report of gunshots. Police spoke to t

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-22 14:29:46

Quincy Woman Arrested for Assault on Baby Who Later Died

A 27-year-old Quincy, Massachusetts, woman was arrested in connection to a February assault on a baby who later died, according to the Norfolk County District Attorney's office. Shu Feng Hsu, 27, of 34 Sewall St., was arrested at her home Thursday. Police had obtained a warrant for the charge of ass

NBCBOSTON.COM - 2018-03-22 16:37:58

Brockton man denied prescription, threatened to shoot employee, say police

The man returned to the pharmacy three hours after threatening to shoot an employee, police said. BROCKTON - A city man who was denied his prescription because he didn't have identification Tuesday night threatened to return to the store with a gun, police said. Officers responded to Walgreens, at 6


Why didn't the Brockton area get much snow?

Winter Storm Toby fizzled out in the Brockton region before it even hit the ground. Dry air from the north is to blame, meteorologists say. BROCKTON - Disappointing - that's the word most Boston-area meteorologists used to describe their feelings Thursday morning as little snow fell across southeast

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-22 13:22:15

Closing arguments expected Thursday in Puppy Doe animal abuse trial

Jury deliberations should start late Thursday and could last for days. Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan DEDHAM - The world could soon have an answer to the question of who abused Puppy Doe. The case of Puppy Doe, a young female pit bull found tortured and unable to move on

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-03-22 13:41:49

Brockton man charged with dealing fentanyl, cocaine

State police detectives executed a search warrant on Haverhill Street on Tuesday afternoon. BROCKTON - A city man was charged with dealing fentanyl and cocaine after detectives raided a home Tuesday afternoon. State police detectives assigned to the Plymouth County district attorney's office execute


Police: High school student arrested for making murder threat

An 18-year-old East Bridgewater Junior Senior High School student has been accused of making threats against a staff member, according to authorities. Police said they arrested Scott Arnold and charged him with making a threat to commit murder, which is a misdemeanor. "During the school day, East Br


Police: Man Stole From Man Who Collapsed, Died at MBTA Station

A Boston man is facing charges after allegedly rummaging through another man's belongings after he collapsed and died at an MBTA station. MBTA police said 30-year-old Anthony Stimson has been arrested on a larceny charge after the early Wednesday morning incident. MBTA officers responded to the MBTA


With Wednesday snowstorm, Brockton plow budget likely will be 'depleted'

The city is likely to exhaust its snow removal budget with the snowstorm that is expected to begin in Brockton on Wednesday night and last into Thursday. No worries, though, because cities in Massachusetts are allowed to deficit spend when it comes to the funds needed for plowing, sanding and saltin