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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


Marshfield resident serves in Navy

U.S. Navy Electronics Technician 3rd Class Augustus Kapple, from Marshfield, reassembles a hydra radio aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Red Sea on April 17.


As Strike Continues, Stop & Shop Workers Receive Support From Shoppers, State Officials

SOMERVILLE (CBS) – The strike at New England Stop & Shop stores is now in its second weekend. On Saturday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey joined striking employees on the picket line in Somerville.


Marshfield resident runs in Boston Marathon

Friendship Home has announced that its Executive Director Andrea Pyke, of Marshfield, and Norwell resident Gayle Hedstrom raised $13,500 by running the Boston Marathon for its respite programs and services.


Mother of Abington police officer who took his own life says dream job turned into nightmare

ABINGTON — When Alex Kokoros joined the Abington Police Department, he was fulfilling a dream. Sgt. Kokoros' mother, Deb Dupie, said he had wanted to be a police officer since he was a little boy.


POLICE BEAT: Marshfield man charged with trespassing

A Marshfield man was charged with trespassing and disturbing the peace after police paid three visits to his former home on Salt Meadow Way the night of Wednesday, April 10. Residents of the home first called 911 at 10:30 p.m., stating that the individual, Austin James Sullivan, 21, would not leave,


Abington Police Seize THC-Infused Candy Bars, 1 Suspect Faces Charges

ABINGTON (CBS) – A student is facing drug charges after police searched his vehicle Friday night and allegedly found THC-infused candy bars packaged for sale. Abington police received a call about 11 p.m. Friday for youths “using drugs,” the caller said.


CPC projects to be voted on at Town Meeting

Since being adopted by Marshfield voters, funds generated by the Community Preservation Act have funded dozens of projects in town, from historic restorations to ball fields, playgrounds, walking trails and kayak launches to affordable housing and cemetery repairs.


Middleborough Officer Placed on Leave

A Middleborough, Mass. officer was placed on leave Saturday after results of an investigation by Massachusetts Environmental Police, according to a statement by Middleborough Police Chief Joseph Perkins.


Fall River man shot by State Police accused of pointing gun at trooper

BROCKTON – A 25-year-old Fall River man who was shot by a Massachusetts State Police trooper has been charged with five offenses including armed assault with intent to murder.


Downed wires cause traffic delays in Kingston

KINGSTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Kingston firefighters are responding to an incident involving a tractor-trailer with utility wires on top of it. The accident, which occurred on Smith Lane, will cause delays, according to fire crews.


Dunkin’ Donuts all started at this little Quincy location and it’s still open

Made in Massachusetts is an ongoing feature taking you inside the products made right here in the Bay State and the people who make them. Joe Shannon holds a cup of coffee featuring an exclamation point as part of Dunkin’s new branding. But behind him, script letters spell out “Dunkin’ Donuts" mimic


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.


Duxbury fire crews work to extinguish transformer fire

DUXBURY, MASS. (WHDH) - Duxbury firefighters are working to extinguish a transformer fire. Crews want to know if Acorn Street residents are without power following “numerous explosions” from a transformer, according to a post on the department’s Twitter page.


Taunton man arrested for drugs gets free advice from police

TAUNTON — A city man was busted this week for a very small amount of narcotics. But a detective who took him into custody gave him a big piece of advice. Jared Kimball, 28, is charged with one count of illegal possession of a Class A drug (Suboxone) and one count of possession to distribute a Class


Police chief to retire July 2021

ABINGTON — Police Chief David Majenski intends to retire in two years. In a letter to Town Manager Richard LaFond dated April 8, Majenski said he plans to retire on July 1, 2021. Majenski wrote that he was giving two years' notice so the town can plan for a "seamless transition of office."


4 Worcester Colleges in 2019 Top 25 Party Schools in Massachusetts

WORCESTER – Five Worcester colleges have made Niche.com’s 2019 Top Party Schools in Massachusetts. College of the Holy Cross (#8), Assumption College (#13), WPI (#18) and Worcester State University (#24) all cracked the top 25 party schools in the Bay State, according to Niche.com — a ranking and re


Pembroke police log, April 9-15

The following are excerpts from the Pembroke police log for Tuesday, April 9, through Monday, April 15. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.


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.


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