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Man threatened to kill ‘hostages’ in apparent prank, police say

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. —Officers carrying rifles surrounded the home in the quiet cul-de-sac neighborhood.The Enterprisereports they were given an ultimatum – deliver $10,000 to the house or eight supposed hostages inside would die.AdvertisementWhat was a tense situation early Tuesday morning on Aldrich

WCVB - 2018-08-14 22:19:00

Commissioner: 1 dead, 2 injured in Mattapan triple shooting

Three people were shot, one fatally, Tuesday morning in Boston, Police Commissioner William Gross confirmed.

WCVB - 2018-08-14 21:25:00

Caught on camera: Brockton bandit takes dump truck for joy ride

"He started it up, put it in reverse, drove it through the fence like he was driving in an open parking lot, continued it on and drove away," said Fistori.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 20:13:57

Person hit by train in downtown Boston; Orange Line service suspended

BOSTON —Orange Line service was suspended Tuesday afternoon after a person was hit by a train in downtown Boston.The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said the incident happened at Haymarket Station.AdvertisementService on the Orange Line was suspended between North Station and Back Bay.Cus

WCVB - 2018-08-14 17:40:00

Bridgewater Police investigating prank 'hostage situation'

BRIDGEWATER, Mass.- Bridgewater Police say they are investigating an incident involving a hostage situation that was actually a prank.A news release issued early Tuesday said the incident is under investigation by Bridgewater Police detectives and "at no time was there a hostage situation" or a dang

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 11:08:25

Driver Dies When Crowbar Flies Through Windshield: Patch PM

Welcome to Tuesday's Patch PM. Here are today's top headlines across the Massachusetts Patch network.Man Killed When Crowbar Flies Through WindshieldProminent Paxton defense attorney John Madaio dies in freak accident.Endicott Alum Set For Her Last Season As A Patriots CheerleaderNicole Manelas join

PATCH - 2018-08-14 20:37:40

Residents In Scituate Voice Anger Over Brown Water

Over 100 residents attended a town meeting to vote their discontent but there was no vote on a solution. WBZ-TV's Gary Brode reports.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-14 17:07:54

Critical Need for Volunteers to Play with Local Homeless Children - Brockton, MA Patch

Volunteer with homeless children at a Horizons Playspace installed in one of more than 90 family shelters state-wide including in Attleboro, Brockton, Stoughton, Middleboro, Taunton, Fall River, New Bedford, Marshfield, Norwell, Kingston, Weymouth, Bourne, Falmouth and Hyannis. An initial training a

PATCH - 2018-08-13 15:21:20

Police: 1 dead, 2 injured in Mattapan triple shooting

Officers responding to a report of shots fired on Deering Road around 9:38 a.m. found three men in their late 20s suffering from gunshot wounds, one of whom was pronounced dead at the scene, Police Commissioner William G. Gross said at the scene.

WHDH.COM - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Man gets life for murder outside barbershop

A 30-year-old Dedham man was sentenced yesterday to life in prison without parole for murdering a father outside the Mattapan barbershop where his young son had just gotten a haircut.William Shakespeare was convicted Friday of firearm charges and the first-degree murder of Marcus Hall, 31, under the

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) - Woah, it’s a boa! One Massachusetts resident popped their car hood to check fluids to find a boa constrictor staring right back.

KRON4 - 2018-08-14 03:31:27

Boston police investigate whether Alexander Allen, 55-year-old public works employee killed in his sleep Saturday, was targeted

Allen's wife told the newspaper security cameras had been removed from the front of their home before the slaying. She believes it was "well-planned," but was unsure of a motive, according to the Herald's reporting.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-14 07:24:00

Scituate Residents Say They Have Been Dealing With Water As Brown As 'Coffee'

Hundreds of people in Scituate are voicing their anger over water they say is brown, dirty and just plain gross. WBZ-TV's Gary Brode reports.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-14 09:53:59

Hull man crashes into a home while allegedly driving drunk

A Hull man was arrested early Sunday morning after crashing into a home while allegedly driving drunk.Thomas Maciver, 21, of Hull, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and marked lanes violation.—Hull Police DepartmentHull Police responded to the crash on Phipps Street around 2:4

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-13 16:15:07

Man’s lost ring found in pond 45 years later

Pelrine was devastated. It was his gold class ring, complete with his engraved signature, from the Franklin Institute in Boston. He had only received it two years earlier, when he graduated in 1971 with a degree in civil engineering.

WCVB - 2018-08-13 12:29:00

Sex offender a no-show in court, warrant issued

Judge Timothy Feeley issued a warrant for Debbie Moccia, 63, of 129 Water St., Lawrence, after he was told that Moccia was not in court because she planned to seek admission to Boston Medical Center.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 21:33:41

Man Killed When Crowbar Goes Through Windshield

Authorities said an investigation showed that the driver, John Madaio, 63, of Paxton, was driving along Route 9 when a crowbar was either kicked-up or fell from another vehicle.

NECN - 2018-08-13 20:14:17

Police: Man fatally shot was a Boston city worker

Allan worked as a highway foreman, according to city payroll records. There are currently no suspects, but the department is continuing an investigation.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-13 16:52:16

Man In Negligee, Lace Garter Gropes Woman In Brookline: Police

BROOKLINE, MA — A man dressed in a negligee and lace garter groped a woman on Washington Street Sunday, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 17:51:13

The mayor of Somerville says he's never again drinking Sam Adams beer after company founder met with President Donald Trump

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone says he plans to never again touch Sam Adams beer after Jim Koch, the founder of Boston Beer Co., met with President Donald Trump.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-08-13 10:21:00