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State Police investigating hit-and-run crash that killed Boston pedestrian Pierre Desir

Pierre Desir, of Boston, was killed in the Mattapan section of the city as he was walking on Morton Street shortly after midnight, State Police said.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-05-27 09:19:00

Dark sedan with front-end damage sought after deadly hit-and-run

In the hours after the crash, investigators made a public plea to speak with a taxi driver who may have witnessed the fatal crash. That witness spoke with investigators on Sunday morning, according to the District Attorney's Office.

WCVB - 2018-05-27 18:44:00

Body found in wooded area near Interstate 95

GEORGETOWN, Mass. —A body was discovered Saturday afternoon in a wooded area adjacent to a road that crosses Interstate 95 in Georgetown.No information was immediately released by local authorities, but the medical examiner joined local and Massachusetts State Police at the scene.AdvertisementThe bo

WCVB - 2018-05-26 21:14:00

MA Memorial Day Weather: Forecast Improves, But Today Is Chilly

If you are heading out to a parade or outdoor activity, you'll want to bring a sweatshirt or light jacket, as well as some gloves if you plan on doing a lot of photos or video. The temperature around the state right now is in the 50s, made worse by the breezy conditions, and temperatures will fall b

PATCH - 2018-05-27 17:30:32

Haverhill braces for summer after murders

PAUL BILODEAU/Staff file photoMourners comfort each other at a makeshift memorial at the corner of Washington and Shepherd streets in Haverhill. Nike Colon, 20, was shot and killed at the corner May 17. Residents of the Mount Washington neighborhood, as well as city officials, fear more violence in

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-05-27 06:00:00

Hit-And-Run Victim Identified, Witness Search Continues

Desir was the father of five children. His mother, Adrienne Desir, is calling on the driver to come forward, saying, “I want to know what happened.”

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-05-27 11:18:40

Undefeated at home in playoffs, Celtics face Game 7 against Cavs

"Gotta get ready to play. Gotta get ready to play at a high level, just like every other game. And then, it's win or go home," said Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. "It's an absolute blast to prepare for as a coach and play in as a player."

WCVB - 2018-05-27 14:50:00

Man was selling drugs 'in plain view' during fire, police say

While firefighters were working to extinguish the flames and investigate the cause, officials said they saw Jerry Girauld, 33, dealing drugs in the area.

WCVB - 2018-05-27 18:13:00

2 Arrested in Boston for Gun Possession

Police say 23-year-old Zachary Wilson and 19-year-old Darius Powell, both of Boston, were arrested Saturday night during a firearm investigation in the Dorchester neighborhood.

NBCBOSTON.COM - 2018-05-27 15:09:12

Live Review: Loneliness among the masses on Day 2 at Boston Calling

I have no doubt there are numerous emo lyrics I could reference here to illustrate the obvious irony of loneliness emerging in the midst of a massive crowd. Dunno if anybody’s even written a song about how that type of de facto solitude can be a positive thing? If not, maybe someone should! If you f

VANYALAND.COM - 2018-05-27 18:16:25

Fields corner man charged with attempted murder in Cambridge

The Cambridge Police Department report arresting Jean Griffin, 41, of Corwin Street in Fields Corner, on a variety of charges - including armed assault to murder - for an incident May 20 in which several rounds were fired into a second-story residence at Elm and Cambridge streets.


Man sought in armed robbery on MBTA bus

Transit police are searching for a person in connection with an armed robbery onboard an MBTA bus.The robbery happened on a Route 16 bus at Old Road and Ellington Street in Dorchester on May 11, police said.AdvertisementOfficials released a photo of a person wanted for questioning.Anyone with inform


Truck rolls over inside Boston's O'Neil Tunnel

Traffic is backed up in Interstate 93 northbound after a box truck rolled over in Boston’s O’Neil Tunnel early Friday.The crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Traffic was blocked for nearly two hours.AdvertisementNo injuries were reported.WCVB will have more information when it becomes available.


Woman Takes Victory Lap After Fatal Crash Charges Drop: Patch PM

Shiina Dionne, 28, took a social media victory lap hours after prosecutors dropped OUI and vehicular manslaughter charges.


Two rushed to hospital after motorcycle collides with SUV in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass.-WATCH LIVE NOW: Boston 25 NewsTwo people were rushed to the hospital after a motorcycle collided with an SUV in Brockton.The accident happened at the intersection of North Main Street and Pleasant Street late Thursday night.No one in the SUV was injured, but the two people on the mot


Worcester man stops attempted car robbery, helps police with arrest

The man, a landlord in a Worcester apartment building, stopped a thief who tried to get into his car, even after the suspect pulled a box cutter on him.


Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox Parting Ways

BOSTON, MA — In a seemingly out-of-nowhere move, the Red Sox areparting wayswith slugger Hanley Ramirez. The team late Friday morning confirmed a Boston Globe report that it would designate Ramirez for assignment. Ramirez is the third-highest paid player on the team, making $22 million this year. Bo


Nurse practitioner at assisted living center accused of indecently assaulting patient

Frank Palin, age 67, of Coventry, Rhode Island, was arrested Sunday by Canton police.The incident is alleged to have happened at the Cornerstone at Canton on Revere Street.


Report: Red Sox to Designate Hanley Ramirez for Assignment

Ramirez, 34, has had a rough May and is currently in the middle of a five-game hitless stretch. He is hitting .254 for the season, with six home runs and 29 RBIs. Last year, he hit .242 with 23 home runs and 62 RBIs.


Man Arrested In Connection With Cambridge Shooting: Police

CAMBRIDGE, MA — A Boston man was arrested in connection with last Sunday's shooting near the corner of Elm and Cambridge streets, Cambridge Police said.