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R.I.’s Foxy Lady shut down after three dancers arrested for soliciting sex
The Foxy Lady gentleman’s club in Providence has been ordered closed for three days after three of the club’s dancers were arrested Tuesday night for allegedly offering to perform sexual acts on three undercover police detectives, officials said.
Sharon police seek help identifying ‘sweet lady’ who is lost
SHARON, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Sharon are turning to the public for help in identifying a “sweet lady” who has lost her way. The woman is said to be safe and is hanging out in the lobby of the police department.
Foxboro Fentanyl Mill Man Skips Court, 1,000 Grams Seized: PD
FOXBOROUGH, MA — A man accused last year of setting up a fentanyl mill in his apartment has a new warrant out for his arrest, after police said he skipped his court date. Stephan Pena, 24, orginally from Miami but living in Foxborough apartment, was free on bail, according to police, but he failed t
Cannabis Control Commission approves 4 more retail pot shops in Massachusetts
BOSTON (WHDH) - The Cannabis Control Commission approved four more retail pot shop locations in Massachusetts on Thursday. Shops in Great Barrington, Pittsfield, Fall River, and Hudson were given the green light to begin selling recreational, adult-use marijuana in the near future.
Foxborough Police trying to identify man involved in hit-and-run pedestrian crash
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Police are looking to the public for help in identifying a man involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash. The man was wearing a gray-colored hooded sweatshirt, and later observed without it.
FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass among states affected
CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The FBI is investigating a series of bomb threats sent to businesses in several states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Massachusetts State Police tweeted out that its Fusion Center is tracking multiple threats across the state. However, police said there are no ind
Multiple Bomb Threats Reported Throughout MA, Southern NH
BOSTON, MA -- Massachusetts State Police and police departments throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are responding to a series of bomb threats that were sent by email to businesses on Thursday. Massachusetts State Police said in a post on twitter that similar threats had been reporte
Mansfield police eye SUV in Rt. 106 crash that injured woman
MANSFIELD -- Police are looking for a black or dark-colored Kia SUV they believe may have contributed to a car crash Wednesday that injured a local woman. Police have released photos of the vehicle on Route 106 at North Main Street in the hope of identifying the driver. They were taken from a police
Unknown man found wandering in Stoughton elementary school
STOUGHTON, Mass. - An unidentified man was found inside a Stoughton school Wednesday morning, sparking a lockdown by staff, according to police. Stoughton police said in a post to Facebook Wednesday morning an unrecognized man in the school prompted staff to call police and clear the building.
Brockton man charged with fleeing police, selling heroin
Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan — NORWELL — A Brockton man accused of selling heroin is in the hospital after causing a crash while fleeing police on Tuesday evening.
4 former youth workers convicted of abusing teens in Boston
BOSTON (WHDH) - Four former youth workers at the Casa Isla residential facility on Long Island were convicted Wednesday of ritualistically beating, sexually assaulting, and threatening the teenagers they were trusted to care for, officials said.
5 Open Houses In The Easton Area
EASTON, MA — If you're shopping for a new place, there's a good chance you've already browsed through all the online listings for your area. And while you may have learned roughly what these houses are like from the photos, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.
Expect songs, surprises at Brockton Symphony's holiday concert in Easton
BROCKTON — You never quite know what heartwarming surprises will come in the Brockton Symphony Orchestra’s holiday show. The city’s musical troupe will bring its songs and sounds to Oliver Ames High School for its popular “Holiday Pops!” program — and word from the North Pole is they may get a helpi
Brockton police searching for thief who stole outdoor equipment
BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Brockton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man caught on video stealing outdoor equipment. The suspect is accused of stealing a snow blower, a power washer and a leaf blower on Foster Street just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Police: Driver leads officers on high-speed chase into West Bridgewater
WEST BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - A 26-year-old man is facing a slew of criminal charges after state police say he led troopers on a high-speed chase into West Bridgewater. Brockton police officers attempting to stop a car on Route 24 northbound about 9:30 p.m. called for backup when the suspect vehi
Foxborough Police Brings On New Officer
FOXBOROUGH, MA — The police department has hired a new officer. Officer Christopher DiModica has joined the Foxborough Police Department. DiModica brings 10 years of experience to the department. He previously worked as an officer in Natick and Malden.
Police investigating incident in West Bridgewater
WEST BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - A state police investigation is underway in West Bridgewater Tuesday. Police surrounded a car that appeared to have gone off the road. The passenger side front window was smashed.
Manager of Brockton store sent nude images to teen multiple times, say police
BROCKTON — The manager of a North Side grocery store has been fired after he was charged with sending nude photographs to a teenage classmate of his son. Michael P. Cambria, 47, of Kingston, pleaded not guilty last week during his arraignment in Plymouth District Court.
Vacant house in West Bridgewater to be auctioned today
WEST BRIDGEWATER—Richard and Pamela Swanson bought a ranch-style house from a family member for $1 in 1984, according to records filed with the Plymouth County Register of Deeds.
Jury finds four former staff members of the Casa Isla youth detention facility guilty of abusing teens under their care
A jury found four former staff members of Casa Isla, a youth detention facility, guilty of abusing the teenage boys under their care. The jurors returned verdicts convicting former employees Jalise Andrade, 37, of Brockton; Silvio Depina, 40, of Brockton; Hermano Joseph, 27, of Taunton and Ainsley L