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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


Frank Pepe Pizzeria will open in Burlington and in Watertown

Pepe’s Pizza is expanding in the Boston area with the addition of two more locations. Arsenal Yards in Watertown tweeted Saturday morning that a Pepe’s location is headed there. The opening date wasn’t provided.


Burlington man pleads guilty in child porn case

BOSTON -- A former civilian employee of Hanscom Air Force Base pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to possessing thousands of video and image files depicting child pornography.


Burlington art student wins award

Megan Ohol, a student at Draw to Grow Art Studio for Kids in Burlington, won a Notable Award for her art submission to the 2019 Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge. The challenge invited K-12 students from the New England and Gulf of Maine regions to highlight the endangered North Atlantic right


Police investigating rollover crash caught on camera in Salem, NH

SALEM, N.H. (WHDH) - Police are investigating a rollover crash in Salem, New Hampshire that left a person hospitalized. Officers responding to a reported crash on Interstate 93 around 3:30 p.m. Thursday found a sedan flipped over on it’s roof and the 51-yar-old driver suffering from minor injuries.


Woman injured as stray wheel smashes windshield on I-95

An 80-year-old woman was injured when a stray wheel flew over the median on Interstate 95 in Burlington and into her windshield on Saturday afternoon, State Police said. At around 1:45 p.m., a Nissan pickup truck, driven by a 21-year-old woman from Reading, was traveling northbound when one of its w


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.


Burlington Library Gets Ready For Spring Book Sale

From the Burlington Public Library: The Friends of the Burlington Public Library are hosting their Spring Book Sale on:. Friday, April 26 from 10:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27 from 10:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Police: 18-year-old accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend in NH arrested in Mass.

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (WHDH) - An 18-year-old man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend in New Hampshire before being arrested in Massachusetts is facing charges in two states, police said.


4 Worcester Colleges in 2019 Top 25 Party Schools in Massachusetts

WORCESTER – Five Worcester colleges have made Niche.com’s 2019 Top Party Schools in Massachusetts. College of the Holy Cross (#8), Assumption College (#13), WPI (#18) and Worcester State University (#24) all cracked the top 25 party schools in the Bay State, according to Niche.com — a ranking and re


As Strike Continues, Stop & Shop Workers Receive Support From Shoppers, State Officials

SOMERVILLE (CBS) – The strike at New England Stop & Shop stores is now in its second weekend. On Saturday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey joined striking employees on the picket line in Somerville.


Group vows to challenge therapy ban

BOSTON — A conservative group is vowing to challenge the state's newly enacted ban on a controversial form of therapy that seeks to alter teens' sexual orientation or gender identity.


Firefighters rescue injured worker from roof of Burlington restaurant

BURLINGTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Firefighters rescued an injured worker from the roof of a restaurant in Burlington on Friday morning, officials said. Emergency crews responding to L’Andana at 86 Cambridge Street extended a ladder to the roof and brought the worker down to the ground, according to the Bur


Woman pulled from underneath Red Line train at South Station, fire chief says

BOSTON — A woman was rescued from underneath a Red Line train by Boston firefighters. District Fire Chief Neal Mullane said firefighters received a call from the MBTA at approximately 12:15 p.m. for a report of a person under a train at South Station.


Middleborough Officer Placed on Leave

A Middleborough, Mass. officer was placed on leave Saturday after results of an investigation by Massachusetts Environmental Police, according to a statement by Middleborough Police Chief Joseph Perkins.


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.


Marcus Morris says Kyrie Irving is the biggest difference-maker on the road for Celtics in 2019 playoffs

Boston Celtics small forward Marcus Morris says star point guard Kyrie Irving is the biggest difference-maker on the road for the team in the 2019 playoffs. The Celtics went 1-8 on the road in the 2018 playoffs. Irving, of course, didn’t play at all in the 2018 postseason due to a knee injury which


For The First Time, Massachusetts Crowds Celebrate Pot Holiday Legally

BROOKLINE (CBS) – It’s synonymous with celebrating marijuana – 420. Today, some waited in line for more than an hour at New England Treatment Access to get marijuana. “To see so many people from all walks of life is amazing,” said Lynnette French of New England Treatment Access.


POLICE LOG for April 18: Partying In Path Near Ristuccia Arena?; Drugs Found On Ground?; Driver Issued Summons

WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights of the Wilmington Police Log for Thursday, April 18, 2019:. Police came across a suspicious vehicle in the Dunkin Donuts parking lot. Driver was using the restaurant’s wi-fi. (2:20am)


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