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Brothers arrested for robbing brothers at knifepoint

Brothers accused of holding a man at knifepoint while forcing his brother to get them cash from an ATM FALL RIVER - Police arrested two Fall River men on recent assault to rob charges following an alleged incident last week on the 4000 block of North Main Street. Ellison L. Meagher, 31, and Christop

HERALD NEWS - 2018-03-20 16:57:08

Easton Power Outages Likely In Nor'easter

EASTON, MA - Power outages are likely in Easton as another nor'easter bears down on the region. The town is under a winter storm warning through Thursday morning. Five to nine inches of snow and 50 mph wind gusts are expected. The heaviest snow is expected Wednesday afternoon. "Plan on difficult tra

PATCH - 2018-03-21 20:31:53

3 allegedly kidnapped man, forced him to panhandle

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) - Police in Pawtucket arrested two men and a woman earlier this month after they say the trio held a 42-year-old man captive for ten days, according to Det. Sgt. Christopher Lefort. The man approached an officer at a busy intersection on March 5 and said he'd been held captive

WPRI - 2018-03-21 19:24:18

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 15:28:18

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 18:20:01

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

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 15:57:41

Easton fire deputy released on bail, next hearing pushed ahead 2 months

Timothy Griffin, a 16-year veteran firefighter in Easton accused of assault, was released on bail after a Fall River Superior Court judge overturned a no-bail decision in Attleboro. ATTLEBORO - The probable cause hearing of Timothy Griffin, Easton's deputy fire chief accused of assault, has been pus

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-21 23:21:51

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

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-21 14:19:35

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Girl at South Middle School in Brockton beaten, dragged by hair in viral video

With fellow students screaming and swearing in the background, in a viral video that's been seen thousands of times on social media, a girl who attends South Middle School in Brockton was dragged around by her hair, was punched and was kicked, according to her mother. Brockton Public Schools said it


Broken brake light leads to drug arrests

HAVERHILL - Two men who were stopped by state troopers on Winter Street for a defective brake light were found to be in possession of 88 grams of marijuana as well as 42 vials of high potency THC oil, police said. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. When questioned, the men said they were pla


Easton Weather: Another Nor'easter First Day Of Spring

EASTON, MA - Another nor'easter is in the works for Easton on the first day of spring next week. The storm is expected to bring a mix of snow, rain and strong wind Tuesday - though forecasters said it was too early for snowfall projections. The storm's effects could linger through Thursday, accordin


Brockton men flee traffic stop, drag officer, say police

Police say they arrested two men after they fled a traffic stop and crashed a mile away. BROCKTON - A driver dragged an officer while fleeing a traffic stop, before crashing about a mile away Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officers Matthew Murphy and Ronald Cunningham were on patrol about 4:30 p.


Cocaine remains a constant in Taunton

TAUNTON - A Taunton police detective says a spate of recent arrests involving cocaine doesn't necessarily indicate that the Class B drug is about to supplant heroin and fentanyl as a drug of choice on the street. "It's always been there," said Detective Sgt. Matthew Skwarto, referring to cocaine. A


Quincy landlord pulls gun on tenant

When a Vassall Street woman asked her landlord to move his car after she parked in his driveway during the blizzard, he refused and pointed a gun at her, police said. Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan QUINCY - A Vassall Street landlord is facing multiple gun charges after he