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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


Beverly man faces attempted murder charge after carrying woman in front of oncoming dump truck

A 41-year-old Beverly man faces an attempted murder charge after police say he picked up a woman he was arguing with and carried into the road in front of an oncoming dump truck, according to WCVB.


Earth Day activities start Saturday, April 20

In celebration of Earth Day, which is Monday, a number of events aimed at cleaning up – and education about – the environment are scheduled starting Saturday, April 20, throughout Greater through April 27.


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.


Preston North End 4 Ipswich Town 0 live: Alex Neil press conference live

Preston completed a comfortable 4-0 win over Ipswich Town in the Championship on Good Friday. The victory leaves North End ninth in the table, seven points off the top six with three games to play.


2-year-old girl found walking in middle of street after wandering away from Peabody daycare

PEABODY, MASS. (WHDH) - A good Samaritan has been credited with saving a 2-year-old girl who was found walking in the middle of a street after wandering away from a daycare in Peabody on Friday morning, officials said.


Three Injured After Train Collides with Truck in W. Bridgewater

Investigators are on scene this morning of a West Bridgewater accident involving a truck and an MBTA commuter rail train. MBTA police said three people were injured with non-life threatening injuries. At least one person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, according to police sca


Police Shoot Hopedale Man Who Was Allegedly Brandishing Knife

Police shot and wounded a man in a Hopedale Home last night after he threatened to harm himself and others with a knife, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.


Flooding and heavy rain expected in Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for parts of Massachusetts in effect until Saturday night. Franklin, Worcester, Hampshire, and Hampden counties are under flood watch until this evening, the weather service said in a forecast.


Middleton Police Log: April 5-13

The following are excerpts from the Middleton police log for Friday, April 5, through Saturday, April 13. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.


No Jail For Beverly Man Who Sent White Powder To Trump's Sons

BOSTON — A Beverly man found guilty of mailing letters filled with white powder to president Donald Trump's sons and threatening to shoot the prosecutor and judge in Michell Carter's texting-suicide case has avoided prison. Daniel Frisiello, 25, was sentenced Friday to five years of probation.


Boston Police investigating double stabbing in Downtown Crossing

BOSTON - Boston Police are investigating a double stabbing that happened in Downtown Crossing early Saturday morning. Police responded to the area of 1 Summer Street around 2:30 a.m outside of Macy's, where one person suffered a life threatening injury.


Grove restaurant opens in Rowley

ROWLEY — Grove at Briar Barn Inn opens today, offering a locally inspired menu in a farmhouse setting that channels the town's historic aesthetic. Grove, located at 101 Main St., is a freestanding restaurant on the four-acre, newly developed Briar Barn Inn property, which includes a luxury resort th


Police investigating after 2 people struck, injured by vehicle in Gloucester

GLOUCESTER , MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after two people were struck by a motor vehicle in Gloucester on Friday, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries. Officers responding to a report of two people struck by a car on Washington Street about 11:20 a.m. found one victim suffering


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.


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


Peabody woman rescues a toddler standing in traffic

PEABODY — Joann Cronin couldn’t believe her eyes Friday morning when she saw a toddler walking in the middle of Lowell Street. The Peabody Municipal Federal Credit Union assistant manager slammed on her brakes, jumped out of her car, and scooped up the 2-year-old.


UPDATE: Police call off search for missing person in West Gloucester

Police have suspended a search for a man who was first reported missing in the West Gloucester area Thursday night. Police Chief Edward Conley said police were initially searching on the ground for the unidentified man in the woods off Essex Avenue after receiving a call from Salem Police at 8:59 p.


Gloucester police ask for help finding man who may be in danger

GLOUCESTER , MASS. (WHDH) - Gloucester police are turning to the public for help finding a missing man they say may be in danger. Marty Behsman, 35, allegedly made threats to harm himself before fleeing his house.


Massachusetts rector becomes bishop in charge of Episcopal Churches in Europe

The American Cathedral in Paris notes on its website a “readiness to offer any hospitality” to Notre Dame’s “community and congregation” in the aftermath of that beloved historic cathedral’s devastating April 15 fire.