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While Facing A Murder Charge, Man Sentenced On Beverly Gun Charge
BEVERLY, MA -- An Everett man awaiting trial for the shooting death of a Somerville football player was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to unrelated charges from a case out of Beverly. In a plea agreement, Tony Dyshaun Harris, 29, pleaded guilty to charges of being
T Rider Helps Transit PD Nab 'Depraved' Man At Downtown Crossing
BOSTON, MA — Police arrested a man accused of indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 14 at Downtown Crossing, thanks to a Good Samaritan who saw it happen and helped keep an eye on the 44-year-old man until police arrived.
Severe Storms, Flash Flooding Possible Friday
The built up energy will help fuel some strong or severe thunderstorms Friday. That, combined with a warm front boundary lifting through New England, and we could see widespread convection Friday.
Bird Rides Inc., scooter rental company that violated rules, leaves Cambridge and Somerville
A pedestrian walks past two Bird dockless scooters, one laying on its side, in the middle of a sidewalk in the Westwood section of Los Angeles, California, July 10, 2018. - Dozens of cities across the US are grappling with the growing trend of electric scooters which users can unlock with a smartpho
Gang member convicted of shooting 2 at Boston subway station
Authorities say the Huntington, New York, man was on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority train on the afternoon of Jan. 19, 2016, when he had a gang-related conflict with another passenger.
Boston storage facility was housing several people, officials say
Officials said they noticed several people were using the space as living quarters. In addition to some units being occupied by people, the units contained curtains, coolers, food and electrical extension cords.
3 Alarm Fire In Roxbury, But No Injuries: Boston Fire
BOSTON, MA — Some Roxbury residents got an unhappy wake up alarm this morning as a fire ripped through a three story Brownstone just before 5:20 a.m.When firefighters arrived they were met with heavy smoke at 6 Linwood Square and called a second alarm and then a third. Just after 6 a.m. the fire was
Norwood's Mike Giardi Lands NFL Network Gig
NORWOOD, MA — Expect to see more of a certain Norwood native when you're watching the NFL Network.Mike Giardi has accepted an offer to join the league-run channel. Giardi announced earlier this month that he was leaving NBC Sports Boston after nearly nine years with them, but where he was going was
DA: Driver flees police, killed in multi-vehicle crash moments later
According to investigators, police in Billerica were attempting to stop the driver on Billerica Avenue for a vehicle registration violation. Authorities said the driver sped away from the officer, heading toward Lowell.
Dog Found Abandoned, Dying With Corn Cob Lodged in Intestine
Twix, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, was found vomiting and dehydrated along Route 28 near Blue Hills Reservation in Milton.
Arrigo:New Parking Meters Will be Installed Throughout the City
“At minimum, there was complete mismanagement of that department [Parking Department] that goes back to 2010 and even further, given that there were some internal controls that were never in place,” said Arrigo. “There were no controls in place in terms of the cash handling process, unaccounted for
Officials ID victim in Cape Cod shark attack
TRURO, Mass. —Swimming will remain off-limits at a popular Cape Cod beach until at least the weekend after a man was attacked Wednesday by a shark in Truro.Sources tell WCVB a man was bitten by a shark at Longnook Beach in Truro. The beach is on the Atlantic Ocean side of the peninsula.Advertisement
Mother, Father And Son Sentenced In Peabody Tax Evasion Case
PEABODY, MA -- The owners of Giovanni's Roast Beef & Pizza in Peabody avoided jail time after pleading guilty last year to hiding $2.8 million from federal tax authorities.William Panousos, 67, Theodora Panousos, 65;, and their son, Konstantinos Panousos, 39, were sentenced in U.S. Federal Court in
People Found Living in Rented Storage Facility Units
Shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, the Boston Health Commission and Inspectional Services Department conducted an inspection at the CubeSmart storage facility on 968 Massachusetts Ave., where they found the "residents,” according to Boston police.
Teenage Girl Awoken By Break-In At Peabody Home
Police are investigating a Peabody home invasion that took place in broad daylight Wednesday morning while a teenager was inside. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.
Wakefield Hopes Home Cooking Means Fast Start
Practice starts Friday for EMass football teams with one two-hour conditioning session. Long gone are the brutal two-a-days, mainly due to safety concerns. The first scrimmages won't take place until Saturday, Aug. 25. The first games will be held the weekend of Sept. 7-8.
MS13 Boston Gang Member Convicted In Maverick Rival Shooting
BOSTON, MA — An MS-13 gang member who lived in Boston before he fled to New York was convicted today of shooting a rival and a bystander at the Maverick MBTA station, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announced.
DA: Dorchester man shot, killed Everett man in marijuana deal gone bad
Frederick Reynoso, 26, was held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday in Dorchester Municipal Court for his alleged role in a shooting that claimed the life of 25-year-old Abran Castillo.
VIDEO: Dancing Couple Accidentally Falls Into Boston Harbor
Alex Day, who shared cell phone video of the fall, said it happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Day said the couple was able to quickly get out of the water.
New Boston-Based Coffee Shop Coming To Braintree/Weymouth Landing
Boston-based PS Gourmet Coffeeannounced this week that they will be opening a location in Braintree this September. A grand opening date has not been announced, but that should come soon, according to a post on the shop's Facebook page.