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Shakeup in the Massachusetts State Police: 19 troopers to face duty status hearings after troopers caught not working enforcement on Mass. Pike

The discovery of payroll discrepancies for troopers assigned to patrol shifts on the Massachusetts Turnpike during specialized enforcement came to a head Tuesday when authorities at the Massachusetts State Police announced duty status hearings for 19 members of the Massachusetts State Police. A Stat

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:36:25

Approaching nor'easter will strike southeastern Massachusetts hardest

Snow and strong winds are in store as the nor'easter climbs up the coast on Wednesday. In step with springtime snowstorms, the Massachusetts forecast for Wednesday night's nor'easter has fluctuated. By Wednesday morning, snow total estimates were reduced in many places. The National Weather Service

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:37:48

Montague former police chief to remain on paid administrative leave until 2019

Montague Police Chief Chip Dodge MONTAGUE, Mass. (WWLP) - The Town of Montague released the minutes of their closed meetings with former Police Chief Charles Dodge. Chief Dodge asked the town to hold off on finalizing his separation agreement, so he could continue pursuing a police chief job in a

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-21 23:12:46

Charges downgraded in Swanzey shooting

Prosecutors have downgraded the charges against a man accused of accidentally shooting his girlfriend in the stomach in Swanzey last month. Originally, authorities charged Matthew E. Brow, 26, of Winchendon, Mass., with two counts of first-degree assault, along with less serious alternative charges.

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:00:00

Barre selectmen order pit bull that bit police officer permanently restrained

BARRE - A pit bull mix that bit one police officer and lunged at another was determined by selectmen to be dangerous and the owner, William Cullen of 612 Wheelwright Road, was ordered to permanently restrain it. The board's action came Monday as a result of a 75-minute hearing on a complaint arising

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-21 23:26:26

College football player dies during spring break in Mexico

AMHERST, Mass. - An Amherst College student who played on the school's football team has died during spring break in Mexico City. Officials at the Massachusetts college said in a statement that senior economics major Andrew Dorogi died Friday. The cause was not provided. Dorogi played tight end and

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 20:33:58

Pittsfield: Agent Orange veterans town hall planned

The Veterans Administration Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and the Pittsfield Department of Veteran Services will host an Agent Orange veterans town hall from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Reid Middle School, 950 North St. The veteran community is invited to learn about VA

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Pregnant widow mourning husband who died trying to save their 2 sons

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Hampden County DA's office has identified the three people killed in a deadly fire in Springfield Sunday. A man died trying to save his two young children, and he's now being remembered by his pregnant widow and child who managed to escape. Victims of deadly fire on

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-20 02:59:43

Woman bites boyfriend's face during heated argument

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. - A woman in Southbridge bit off a part of her boyfriend's forehead during a discussion on Wednesday, police say. Officers were dispatched to 116 Charlton Street in Southbridge at around 8:30 p.m. for a disturbance call. When they arrived on scene, police found a 49-year-old man b


Expect heavy delays on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound near Auburn after a tractor trailer rollover

Drivers should expect heavy delays Friday morning on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound near Exit 10 in Auburn after a tractor trailer rolled. Massachusetts State Police tweeted a photo of the overturned truck in the left lane of the highway around 7:15 a.m. The tractor trailer came to rest on its


Orange schools ordered to shelter in place Friday following 'non-specific' threat

Students at all Orange schools were ordered to shelter in place Friday morning due to an non-specific threat, according to the Orange Police Department. The department wrote in a Facebook post that students are in their classrooms and classes are going on as usual. Orange police, with the assistance


Woman Facing OUI Charges in Fatal Crash Involving Tow Truck Driver on I-495

A Massachusetts woman is facing OUI-related charges in connection with a fatal highway crash that killed a tow truck driver on Interstate 495 in Andover Wednesday night. Shiina Dionne, 28, of Lawrence, will be arraigned at Tufts Medical Center in Boston Friday afternoon in connection with the crash


Sex Offender With Gun And Crack Refuses To Surrender, Bit By K-9

MANCHESTER, NH - A local felon and sex offender, who was recently indicted on a failure to report charge in Hillsborough County Superior Court, is in more trouble after a report of suspicious activity ended with him getting bitten by a New Hampshire State Police K-9 unit, according to police. Brando


3 people facing drug charges after police search house in Ware

Photo Courtesy: Ware Police Department Ware police say Eone Chapman is being charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine subsequent offence, possession with intent to distribute heroin subsequent offence, and possession of suboxone. Shana Ricko is facing charges including posses


Dublin police chase ends with crash in Marlborough

Police in Dublin said they arrested 54-year-old Michael Dansereau, of Surry, on Friday afternoon after chasing him to Marlborough. Police said they tried to pull Dansereau over at the intersection of Route 101 and Gowling Lane in Dublin for speeding but he tried to evade police. Police followed him