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Video Shows Man Trying To Kidnap Jogger In Bridgewater, Police Say

Police say a man sexually assaulted a jogger in Bridgewater while trying to kidnap her on Sunday morning. WBZ-TV's Bill Shields reports.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-18 21:16:01

Video of Attleboro toddler scaling locked pool gate goes viral

Keith Wyman told NBC 10 News on Monday that he and his family were in the backyard when he saw his two-year-old son, Cody, begin to climb the gate, which is supposed to prevent children from using the ladder.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-06-18 18:04:27

Three accused of shoplifting from Walmart, leading Wareham Police on chase

WAREHAM– On Friday, June 15, at about 1025 AM, Wareham Police received a call reporting two males in the parking lot of Aldi’s removing televisions from boxes that had just been stolen from Walmart. Within seconds of the dispatch, Lt. John Gerard arrived and observed the males standing next to a bro

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-06-18 20:45:03

Attleboro couple's two-year-old boy nearly falls in pool due to faulty safety ladder

ATTLEBORO, Mass.- An Attleboro couple realized the ladder designed to keep their two-year-old boy from accidentally drowning in the swimming pool didn’t work. Now they want the whole world to know, too.

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-06-17 21:17:55

Taunton Woman Killed In Braintree Crash

At about 1 a.m., State Police responded to a two-car crash on Interstate 93 South, north of Exit 5 in Braintree. A preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a 2003 Buick Rendezvous on the southbound side of the highway lost control of the vehicle, causing it to crash into the guardrail


Video shows runner fight off man who grabbed her

Surveillance video and witnesses tell the story of a woman who was running in Bridgewater when a man stopped suddenly in front of her and grabbed her. Police say he tried to pull her toward his car, but she fought back, got away and captured a vital piece of evidence.

WCVB - 2018-06-18 20:17:00

Mansfield July 4th Fireworks, Events and More: 2018 Guide

MANSFIELD, MA — It's almost Fourth of July and that means fireworks. But where can you go watch and when are they, anyway? We've got you covered. Mansfield doesn't set off fireworks, but there are plenty of spots to catch displays.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 21:54:34

Providence police expected to release details in fatal shooting

"I appreciate that the university cares enough to at least let us know. I'm just worried for the state of Providence itself. Like the fact that these things happen. What's going on with the city itself? Like it's a little frightening to know that these things happen so close to our university," said

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-06-18 08:22:48

Parents' warning goes viral after 2-year-old climbs pool ladder

The ladder was designed to keep the 2-year-old boy from getting into the pool, but it didn't work, WXPIreported.

WTHR - 2018-06-18 14:54:29

Family of five survives rollover on I-495

"(One) vehicle was traveling southbound and for some unknown reason left the high speed lane, traveled across the median, and struck a Jeep with a family of 5 causing it to roll over," Mansfield fire said.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-06-18 09:40:15

Last call at Sully’s: Bar closes after 84 years

The bar on Chestnut Street in Quincy Center was open since the end of Prohibition, and owned by the Sullivan family throughout its entire history. For decades, the towering, pink neon sign outside the bar marked a place where working-class Quincy residents could come in for an affordable drink in a

WCVB - 2018-06-18 10:38:00

Braintree July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

Braintree will celebrate the Fourth of July and Braintree Day on June 30 with a parade, party at the high school, and fireworks. The day will start with the Stars and Stripes Parade at 11:45 a.m., which begins in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles/Bayshore Athletic Club on Plain Stree

PATCH - 2018-06-17 23:58:47

Developer proposes moving South Attleboro MBTA station

A developer is looking into moving the South Attleboro MBTA station across the border to Rhode Island.TheSun Chronicle reportedthat David Borque is interested in moving the commuter rail station at the Bristol Place shopping center off Route 1A to a site near the former Cumberland Engineering comple

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-06-18 07:01:21

Taunton man pleads guilty to attacking a woman and her dog with a machete

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sent to jail for six months for using a machete to attack a woman and her dog.The Taunton Daily Gazettereportsthat 45-year-old Thomas Vargas was sentenced this week after pleading guilty to assault and animal cruelty.Investigators say Vargas hit the


1 Person Killed in 2-Car Crash in Brockton

The accident happened just before 7:30 p.m. on East Street. At 7:22 p.m., Brockton police received multiple phone calls reporting a car crash at 566 East Street. When authorities arrived on the scene, they found a crash involving a blue truck and a red sedan.


Crash into Fall River building

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) -- Police are investigating a crash that sent an SUV into a building in Fall River Saturday afternoon.It happened near the corner of Walnut Street and Danforth Street just after 3:30 p.m.Eyewitness News is on the scene, gathering information. We'll have an update online an


Fall River police kill pit bull after it attacks young child, woman

Police said the victims were neighbors of the dog's owners and were walking by when the dog, which was in its yard, attacked them. It's unclear what led up to the attack, but police said the victims interacted with the dog.


Woman transported to hospital after stabbing in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass.- A woman was transported to the hospital after a stabbing in Brockton, police say.


Brockton Police investigating after violent head-on crash

BROCKTON, Mass.- Brockton Police have launched an investigation into a violent head-on crash on Friday night.The crash happened in the 500 Block of East Street, at the intersection of Southfield Drive.Police said people were injured, but did not specify the extent of the injuries nor how many people


Fatal Crash on I-93 in Braintree

Trooper Colin McKelligan of the Massachusetts State Police was dispatched to the scene of the accident. Trooper McKelligan’s initial investigation indicates that a 2003 Buick Rendezvous was traveling on Route 93 Southbound when the operator lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle the crashed into