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Possible Chemical Explosion in Whitman, Hazmat on Scene

According to Whitman Fire Department, it is responding in the area of 100 Glen Street in Whitman, Massachusetts.

NECN - 2018-08-19 02:50:16

Brockton firefighters save 4 elderly residents from burning home - The Boston Globe

With flames raging through their home, four elderly residents in Brockton were rescued over manual and aerial ladders by firefighters Friday morning, officials said.Two of the four residents are believed to be over 90 years old. Since flames blocked the stairway of the 2 1/2 story house, firefighter

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Windows smashed on 24 cars in 2 nights in Quincy

"Please make sure to lock your doors and remove all valuables from your vehicle," police said. "We understand no one wants to have their window smashed, but it is far less common for a thief to smash windows to gain access. Typically they try the handle and move on when it is locked."

WCVB - 2018-08-19 14:31:00

Masked demonstrator handcuffed on Boston's City Hall Plaza

At least one masked demonstrator, dressed all in black, was handcuffed and led away by police Saturday morning.

WCVB - 2018-08-18 17:41:00

Victim's finger bitten off in Mass. golf course brawl

PLYMOUTH, Mass. —A 47-year-old man was arrested and charged with mayhem after he allegedly bit off another golfer's finger.The incident happened just before sunset Friday at the Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth.AdvertisementSomeone called 911 reporting that two men had gotten into a fight, and o

WCVB - 2018-08-18 03:18:00

24 Cars Broken Into Over 3 Days In Quincy

Six break-ins occurred late Thursday night or early Friday morning near the Adams Inn Hotel on Hancock Street. Each time, a car window was smashed, police said.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-19 11:48:42

Red Sox put Chris Sale back on the disabled list

The Red Sox said Sale has “mild left shoulder inflammation,’’ the same reason given when he went on the DL on Aug. 1. He returned on Aug. 12 and pitched five innings, striking out 12, in a victory over the Orioles.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-18 18:47:06

"City Kids" Presents Laptops to High Achieving Brockton Students

BROCKTON, MA (August 17, 2018) -City Kids, a youth education nonprofit program developed byCity Realty, donated Chromebook laptop computers to three high achieving students from Brockton at the Columbus Avenue AME Zion Church in Boston on Sunday.


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.

NECN - 2018-08-17 20:57:25

Police: Intruder cut hole into Stoughton CVS roof

The break-in took place during the early hours on Friday at the CVS store at 1025 Central St. in Stoughton, triggering an alarm that led to a police response, said Stoughton police Lt. John Bonney. But the man was initially able to evade police, after an officer arrived and spotted the suspect, Bonn

WCVB - 2018-08-17 21:53:00

Red Sox put Chris Sale on 10-day disabled list

The#RedSoxtoday placed LHP Chris Sale on the 10-day disabled list with mild left shoulder inflammation, retroactive to Wednesday, August 15. To fill Sale’s spot on the 25-man roster, the club recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox)August 18, 2018

WCVB - 2018-08-18 18:43:00

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.

NECN - 2018-08-17 17:51:19

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


Fire Crews Respond to 2-Alarm Blaze in Brockton, Mass.

Fire crews are responding to a 2-alarm fire Friday morning in Brockton, Massachusetts, according to officials.


WATCH: Four In Brockton Hospitalized By Two-Alarm Fire

All four occupants were recused through the balcony and taken to the hospital. Several cats were also rescued, but at least one has died,according to NBC 10.


Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Car Storage: Week In Review

TAUNTON, MA — A Norwood man was arrested twice in a matter of hours in Taunton between midnight Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Ricky Araujo, 28, faces charges of disorderly conduct for both...Read more

PATCH - 2018-08-18 23:06:40

Firefighters rescue residents as flames engulf 3-story Brockton home

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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


Bridgewater Police Identify Man Killed By Accused Drugged Driver

Richard Silva, 71, of Brockton was killed in the crash that occurred on Bedford Street, or Route 18, around 11:50 a.m. Thursday.


Alleged OUI Driver in Fatal Motorcycle Collision Faces Court

Whitman resident Anthony Hathaway, 29, is facing numerous charges for the fatal crash. An investigation determined that the suspect was driving northbound on Route 18 with a 7-year-old child in the car when crossed the center lane in an attempt to pass a vehicle in front of him. The maneuver caused