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WANTED: Two Who Deposited Fake Check, Withdrew $25k

DEDHAM, MA - A couple who deposited an altered check at the Dedham Bank of America is now wanted by police. The Sept. 12 incident, which was just posted on Mass. Most Wanted by police, saw a woman with a fraudulent passport open an account at the Bank of America in West Roxbury. A $25,040 check was

PATCH - 2018-03-16 20:34:22

Housekeeper stabbed with scissors at Portsmouth, NH hotel - The Boston Globe

Portsmouth Police Department Jasmine Henderson, 32, allegedly used a pair of scissors to stab a housekeeper at a hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Friday morning. A New York woman was arrested for attempted murder Friday morning after she allegedly stabbed a housekeeper with a pair of scissors at a

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

MASS MOST WANTED: 2 men brutally beat Plymouth gas station clerk

Have you seen these two men? Contact Plymouth police with any information. Crime occurred: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 Location: Route 44 Gas, 34 Samoset St., Plymouth Case details: Two medium-built while manlese in their 30s entered the Route 44 Gas at about 5:32 p.m. Feb. 17 and attacked the clerk wit

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-03-16 15:46:07

Stoughton man who tried to break into Brockton car had knife, drugs, say police

The man was found with a knife, heroin and cocaine, police said. BROCKTON - A Stoughton man who was seen trying to break into a vehicle had a knife and drugs on him when they found him hiding Thursday night, police said. Officers responded to the area of 17 North Warren Ave., about 11:26 p.m., for a

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-16 22:07:00

West Bridgewater police investigate shoplifting incident

WEST BRIDGEWATER - Police are investigating a shoplifting incident after parties entered a store, began to throw things around and stole items. Police were called to a store on North Main Street around 1:05 a.m., Friday, March 16, for parties causing a disturbance, as stated in the West Bridgewater

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-17 16:46:08

Landmark case? Wareham man to stand trial for manslaughter in overdose death

The case is the first time Plymouth County prosecutors have charged an alleged dealer with manslaughter. PLYMOUTH - When Steven Foss sits in front of a jury this week, he will be the first accused street-level drug dealer facing a charge of manslaughter. The 36-year-old Wareham man was arraigned in

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-17 16:11:10

Cause of morning fire in vacant Easton home under investigation

Cause of morning fire in vacant Easton home under investigation (Easton Fire Department) The cause of a morning fire at a vacant home in Easton is under investigation. When firefighters responded to the home on Washington Street around 7:40 a.m. heavy flames were coming through the windows. Fire off

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-03-17 12:47:04

Ex-Hanson police chief, wife charged with shoplifting

Hingham District Court clerk and police are moving forward with the year-old charges after the couple failed to write apology letters, which would have led to the charges being dismissed. Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan HINGHAM -- Embattled ex-Hanson Police Chief Edward Sa

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-16 19:54:02

Tree crashes through Wareham home, nearly crushes couple inside

WAREHAM, Mass. - A couple in Wareham is lucky to be alive after a tree came crashing through their home during last week's nor'easter. Like most people during a bad storm, Betty Russell and her husband, Ronald, were relaxing at home when suddenly vicious wind gusts blew down a tree right onto their

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-03-17 21:35:24

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


Brockton: Man Arraigned in Connection to 1986 Kingston Murder

A man has been arraigned in connection the 1986 murder of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin of Kingston. 61-year-old Michael Hand, formerly of Kingston, was arraigned today in Brockton District Court. A not guilty plea was entered on his behalf. According to Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Sprague, Hand


Police to be posted outside all Brockton middle schools after beating caught on viral video

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter said that he was disturbed by the viral video of a student getting dragged around by her hair and beaten outside of South Middle School this week. As a result of parental concerns surrounding safety at dismissal time, Carpenter said that police officers will be statione


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


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.


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


Brockton state Rep. Dubois seeks name change for State House entrance

Every day, hundreds of workers and visitors walk into the State House through a set of doors labeled the "General Hooker Entrance" in large letters and Brockton rep says sign's name has double meaning and seeks change as part of #MeToo movement. By Colin A. Young / State House News Service BOSTON -


1 Person Shot in Boston's Roxbury Neighborhood

The shooting reportedly occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at 256 Warren St. (Published 14 minutes ago) Police are responding to a reports of a person shot in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. The shooting reportedly occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at 256 Warren St. The victim's injuries a


Suspect in 30-year-old murder says different man was responsible

KINGSTON, Mass. - The man suspected of killing a teenager in Kingston more than 30 years ago said police had the wrong guy according to investigators who interviewed him. Michael Hand was arrested in North Carolina and charged with the 1986 murder of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin. Tracy disappeared after


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