Breaking News from Halifax MA

Find the latest Halifax MA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Plane crash in Mansfield leaves two with life-threatening injuries

MANSFIELD, Mass. - Two people sustained life-threatening injuries after a plane crashed in Mansfield on Saturday afternoon, according to the Massachusetts State Police. Emergency personnel were on scene at Mansfield Municipal Airport after the crash, which occurred at 12:36 p.m. on Saturday. The pla


H.S. HOCKEY: Marshfield earns second Super 8 bid

Chris McDaniel cmcdaniel@wickedlocal.com @ChrisMcDaniel88 — The Hingham and Marshfield High boys hockey teams have been chosen for the Super 8 tournament. Marshfield will play St. Mary’s of Lynn in a play-in game on Monday at 7 p.m. at Chelmsford Forum. With a win, the Rams will join seven other tea


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


URI community mourning loss of student

KINGSTON — Dominique Franco lit up every room she entered, according to a post shared Sunday on the Zeta Tau Alpha at URI Facebook page. “She was friendly, funny and outgoing,” the post reads in remembrance of the 21-year University of Rhode Island (URI) nursing student, who died suddenly over the w


Man accused of raping boy in Massachusetts found guilty of illegal reentry

A Guatemalan national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to illegally reentering the United States after deportation. Octaviano Boche, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry of a previously deported alien. U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin scheduled sentencing for


Two Men Charged With Illegally Dumping Gasoline

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Two men are facing charges after police discovered them illegally dumping gasoline near a water source. Pedro Lopes, 32, of Brockton, Massachusetts, and Olivio Lima, 43, of Pawtucket are charged with violating hazardous waste management laws.


Victims stop armed Bridgewater man in Raynham home invasion

RAYNHAM — A Bridgewater teenager attempted to rob three other teenagers at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon, but police say he was caught and arrested when his intended victims stopped him in the act.


Three men allegedly break into Brockton home with teenager inside

Three men were arrested after allegedly breaking into a Brockton home with a teenager hiding inside, according to police. Police said they received a call around 3 p.m. Friday afternoon for a breaking and entering in progress, and responding officers found two suspects still inside when they arrived


Meeting on 320-unit apartment complex set at Plymouth Town Hall

PLYMOUTH - Developers of The Oasis at Plymouth took the first official step in the review process for its plans to build a 320-unit apartment complex, which will include affordable housing, near Home Depot on Long Pond Road.


JAM SESSION: Sediment at Cedarville landfill

Jam session is an opinion forum offering comments on issues from a group of Plymouth residents. It appears on the Forum pages in the Weekend edition of the OCM. The newspaper poses a question to the group each week, and participants choose whether to comment. This column is designed to bring the voi


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


Plymouth: Traffic Congestion Concerns Over Proposed 40B

In Plymouth, the Zoning Board of Appeals has concerns about traffic congestion as a result of a proposed 40B apartment complex off Long Pond Road. The plan was presented to the ZBA Wednesday night.


Super Eight tournament: 2019 field selected and seeded

FRANKLIN — The MIAA Ice Hockey Committee selected and seeded the field for the 2019 Super Eight tournament Saturday. BC High and Pope Francis were unanimous selections into the field, while 12 more teams received nominations.


Whitman woman charged with three car burglaries

BROCKTON — An early morning string of car burglaries on the city’s east side led to police charging a 34-year-old woman with felony breaking and entering charges. At about 3:50 a.m., police responded to an address on Bates Road to investigate a reported breaking and entering. Information from the ca


Pembroke police log, Feb. 12-14

The following are excerpts from the Pembroke police log for Tuesday, Feb. 12, through Thursday, Feb. 14. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.


2 women injured in Brockton crash

BROCKTON — Two women were injured Thursday evening in a crash between an SUV and sedan. Police and firefighters responded to the area of Summer Street and Snell Avenue for a report of a two-vehicle crash about 5 p.m.


Phantom Gourmet: A3 Pizza, Pasta & Parm In Kingston

KINGSTON – A lasagna with 40 layers. Outstanding pizzas served with dips. Housemade mozzarella sticks that stretch for miles. Those are just three reasons why you need to get to A3. But there are so many more.


Police search for men who passed fake $100 bills at several businesses

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police in West Bridgewater are looking for two men they say recently passed fake $100 bills at four different locations across town. According to police, the counterfeit money was actually a bleached $1 bill transformed to look like a $100 bill.


Brockton man found with 10 ounces of marijuana during traffic stop

BROCKTON — A city man driving a car with heavily tinted windows was arrested Thursday evening when police say they found him to be in possession of more than 10 ounces of marijuana.


Wareham Police arrest woman on fentanyl-trafficking charge after traffic stop on Main Street

WAREHAM – A 33-year-old woman with “no certain address” was charged with trafficking fentanyl after she was pulled over by Wareham Police detectives Thursday, Feb. 21. Wareham Police detectives conducted the motor vehicle stop on Main Street in West Wareham on Thursday, Feb., 21, at 4:30 p.m., polic