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State trooper shoots suspect during confrontation, officials say

BROCKTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts state trooper shot a suspect Saturday morning during a confrontation in Brockton, according to state police officials. State police said the shooting occurred just before 9 a.m., next to a building that is part of a residential complex on Colonel Bell Drive. The sus


Workers at Everett/Chelsea Stop & Shop Store on Strike

Workers across the Greater Boston region took to the picket lines on Friday, April 12, to fight a continued contract battle against Stop & Shop – and workers were out in force at the Everett/Chelsea location as well.


Spend Smart Brookline Launches Website/ Sign Campaign

Spend Smart Brookline now has a website for those who wish to donate (or take lawn signs) for the "Vote NO/ Better for Brookline" campaign. Donations and signs will be used by Spend Smart to educate voters as to the flawed $88 million Baldwin K-8 school plan, as well as the Spend Smart recommendatio


Two women rescued, knife-wielding suspect shot by SWAT officer, DA says

HOPEDALE, Mass. — Two women were rescued from a Hopedale home in which a man was threatening to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early.


Brookline attorney files paperwork to explore challenging Markey

A prominent Brookline labor attorney is taking a major step toward a primary challenge to Senator Edward J. Markey next year, filing paperwork with the Federal Election Commission as she continues to explore a campaign.


'My parents took my whole life from me': Turpin kids make emotional statements in torture case

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to locking up and abusing 12 of their 13 children for years, as well as some of the victims, made their first public comments Friday during an emotion-charged hearing where the parents were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.


Brookline Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

BROOKLINE, MA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Overcast throughout the day. Windy and overcast throughout the day. Windy in the morning and rain starting in the evening.


Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Was Allegedly Brandishing Knife

Police shot and wounded a man in a Hopedale Home last night after he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.


Dashcam video shows dramatic crash on Interstate 93

SALEM, N.H. — Scott Ashley was headed south on Interstate 93 in Salem when a car crossed to his side, flipped and slid by on its roof -- narrowly missing him and another vehicle.


Red Sox place starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi on injured list

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox have placed right-handed pitcher Nathan Eovaldi on the 10-day injured list with a "loose body" in his right elbow, according to President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski.


Chelsea Fire Department Holds Successful Event at New Brown Jug Funds Will Go to New Firefighters Memorial

A large crowd attended the Chelsea Fire Department fundraiser Saturday night at the New Brown Jug. Fire Captain Michael Thompson said the event helped the department reach its goal for the renovation project for the Chelsea Firefighters Memorial.


Toddler Dies After Being Found in Vermont River

Vermont State Police say the investigation is continuing into the death of a 2-year-old girl who was pulled from the White River in Chelsea and later pronounced dead at a hospital.


Day care closed after toddler found wandering in middle of road

PEABODY, Mass. — A Peabody day care was shut down Friday after a toddler walked out of the facility and was found wandering in the middle of a street by a stranger. Police said the 2-year-old somehow got out of the Watch-A-Tot day care sometime after being dropped off around 8 a.m.


Downed tree causes traffic trouble in Holliston

HOLLISTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Foul weather sent a massive tree crashing down Saturday afternoon in Holliston. The tree and its splintered branches littered a portion of Marshall Street, blocking cars from passing through.


Holiday Inn Express opens in Randolph

The newly opened Holiday Inn Express on Mazzeo Drive in Randolph is off to a great start with impressive occupancy rates only in its first two months of operations. This is according to general manager Dennis Callahan, who was at the time hosting Randolph Town Councilor Ken Clifton at the newly buil


Suspect in teen beheading case getting underway

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - The trial of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing and beheading a high school classmate is getting underway after several postponements. The Eagle-Tribune reports that jury selection in Mathew Borges' trial is scheduled to start Monday, with opening statements expected W


Celtics’ Brad Stevens praises ‘ridiculous’ Kyrie Irving, says his clutch floater was a ‘joke’

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens wasn’t able to hide his delight for Kyrie Irving, who played a huge role in their Game 3 win over the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers went into the game with the intention of trapping Irving more. However, that didn’t work as Irving continued to make big plays for t


Victim in critical condition following double stabbing in Boston

BOSTON — One person is in critical but stable condition following a double stabbing early Saturday morning in Downtown Crossing. Boston police said two people were stabbed at around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Summer and Chauncy streets, outside of a Macy's.


Mass Trooper Involved Shooting in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper was involved in an an early morning shooting on Colonel Bell Drive Brockton Saturday. State Police Spokesman Dave Procopio says in a statement, "Preliminary information suggests that just prior to 9 a.m., during a confrontation w


Dedham Public Library Director Moves On After Catalyzing Change

DEDHAM, MA - Earlier this week it was announced that the Dedham Public Library's Director Bonnie Roalsen has been wooed away to become Director at another public library in Massachusetts, details of which will be revealed in coming days. The news has left her many admirers deeply disappointed. As Pa