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Man sends police to family's home after threatening to kill hostages in prank

"Eight hostages, he's going to kill them all in 10 minutes," audio from the police scanner said. "He wants $10,000."

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 07:53:13

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

An Eagles fan is trolling the Patriots with a billboard near Gillette Stadium

They just can’t quit gloating.A Philadelphia Eagles fan who apparently lives in Massachusetts is trolling the New England Patriots by purchasing an electronic billboard ad on Route 1 near Gillette Stadium that exults in the Eagles’ Super Bowl win over the Pats in February.Those who are flocking to F

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-13 22:36:39

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

Stoughton's Ed Kelly Publishes First Book

STOUGHTON, MA — A father who abuses and tortures you, alcoholism: both of these things can become too much for a person to handle and keep a person from realizing their true potential.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 16:29:51

Family says father of Lawrence beheading victim killed in Puerto Rico

Felix Dario Burdier was robbed, shot and killed in the Vega Alta area of Puerto Rico, said Alexandra Burdier, his daughter.

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 15:15:00

Say What?!: Police Pull Boa Constrictor from Under Hood of Car

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EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

North Main Street Crash Slows Down Morning Traffic

Police and firefighters responded to a crash on North Main Street at Court Street Tuesday morning.MANSFIELD, MA — A crash in the downtown area slowed down traffic Tuesday morning.Police and firefighters responded to a crash on North Main Street at Court Street. Officials were on the scene for about

PATCH - 2018-08-14 16:28:52

Man Shot While Sitting in Car in Stoughton

A man is recovering in the hospital after he was shot while sitting in his car in Stoughton, Massachusetts.Police say the man was sitting in his car at a Mobil Gas Station on Sharon Street around 3a.m. on Sunday when another man walked up and shot him. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with


Boa constrictor found under car hood in Stoughton reunited with owner

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Stoughton Police Investigating Cobb Corner Shooting

STOUGHTON, MA — An early morning shooting at a Cobb Corner gas station has left one injured, Stoughton Police said.


'Brave officers' save boa from under vehicle hood in Stoughton

A resident of Stoughton had quite a scare when he spotted a boa constrictor under the hood of his car yesterday morning. Local police, with an animal control officer, rescued the reptile and had fun spreading the word on their social media page. "So picture yourself on a quiet Saturday morning. You


MSP Had Warning Signs of Overtime Pay Scandal: Report

Internal affairs investigators with the Massachusetts State Police saw warning signs of theovertime pay scandalcurrently rocking the department as early as 2014, yet the agency failed to act, according to a new report.

NECN - 2018-08-13 13:33:08

DPW Worker Killed In Mattapan Shooting Was Previously Targeted By Gunfire

The 55-year-old man shot and killed inside his home late Saturday night in Mattapan was a Department of Public Works employee who was previously targeted by gunfire. WBZ-TV's Jim Smith reports.


Chase of suspected drug dealer ends on jammed interstate

On Aug. 1, Thomas Holland, 32, of Taunton, eluded police as they zeroed in on his Danvers motel room, which authorities said turned up more than a pound of cocaine and crack cocaine, marijuana and nearly $12,000 in cash.


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

Driver finds boa constrictor under hood of car while checking fluids

Stoughton police said someone was trying to check the fluids of their car when to their surprise, a pop of the hood revealed a boa constrictor, one of the largest snakes in the world.


Chris Sale dominates in return as Red Sox finish sweep of pitiful Orioles

Credit: Associated PressBoston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


55-year-old man shot and killed in Boston

Boston police are investigating after a man was found shot to death in a home in Mattapan.Police said officers were dispatched to 201 Manchester St. at approximately 11:15 p.m. Saturday.AdvertisementOfficers found a 55-year-old man inside the home who had been shot multiple times, police said.The vi


Massachusetts man finds boa constrictor under hood of car

STOUGHTON, Mass. – What should have been a normal check under the hood almost gave Joe Reed a heart attack Saturday morning, when he discovered a boa constrictor sitting on his engine.