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Brockton man gets prison time for illegal firearms possession

Darnell Upshaw, 36, was sentenced to 32 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In December 2017, Upshaw pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. BOSTON - A Brockton man with two prior federal firearm convictions was sentenced yesterday in federal co

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-23 20:55:19

Man accused of welfare fraud sticks with his story

A man who used false papers to collect welfare benefits stayed in character when he was arraigned yesterday in Suffolk Superior Court and signed paperwork using the identity of one of his victims, prosecutors said. Clei Sandoval-Arias, 29, was identified with the help of the U.S. Inspector General's

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-24 08:29:37

Nine State Police troopers suspended without pay, nine more retire amid internal affairs probe - The Boston Globe

Nine Massachusetts State Police troopers were suspended without pay and nine more retired this week in the midst of an internal affairs investigation into alleged theft of overtime pay, the agency announced on Friday. In all, 19 troopers were scheduled to have internal duty status hearings Friday t

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-24 07:00:00

Dozens of Boston students head to D.C. for March for Our Lives - The Boston Globe

Around 60 Boston students piled into buses bound for the nation's capital Friday night, to join hundreds of thousands of protesters expected for the March for Our Lives on Saturday. The anti-gun violence march in the nation's capital is expected to be the largest in the United States staged in respo

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-24 07:00:00

Lethal heroin batch hits Lowell streets

A batch of heroin cut with the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl is making its way through Lowell, causing four fatal overdoses overnight on Wednesday - and officials are urging those addicted to these substances to dodge death by using in large groups. "It's very disturbing," Lowell fire Chief Jeff

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Lottery panel to vote on move to Dorchester - The Boston Globe

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff/file 2015 State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg. State lottery officials will seek approval next week to uproot their headquarters from its longtime South Shore home and move to Dorchester, according to a proposal one local official charged is being driven by Treasurer Deb

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-24 07:00:00

Celtics Kyrie Irving Expected to Miss 3-6 Weeks

Celtics star Kyrie Irving is expected to miss 3-6 weeks following a minimally-invasive procedure to remove a tension wire in his left knee on Saturday, according to the team. The wire was originally placed as part of the surgical repair of a fractured patella sustained by Irving during the 2015 NBA

NECN - 2018-03-24 19:44:32

Lynn residents say they were almost towed while still in car

LYNN, Mass. - Crossing the line; that's what some Lynn residents say happened during this week's snow parking ban. Two residents contacted Boston 25 News reporter Stephanie Coueignoux with complaints their cars were towed while they were still inside. Lynwood Moore called Boston 25 News Thursday af

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-03-23 22:05:45

5 gunshots reported in Brockton

Police did not find any evidence after a half-hour search. BROCKTON - A resident reported hearing several gunshots Wednesday night, but nothing was located by police. Officers responded to the area of East Ashland Street and Eastfield Drive about 9:25 p.m. for a report of gunshots. Police spoke to t


13-Year-Old Found, 12-Year-Old Still Missing In Boston

BOSTON, MA - One teen who went missing Tuesday afternoon has been found, police said. Keton Douglas Ramos, 12, Crystal King 13, were last seen together at about 2:30 p.m on Tuesday, March 20 leaving the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot school in the area of 20 Outlook Road in Mattapan. Police


Police searching for missing Mattapan students - The Boston Globe

Boston police are asking for the public's help in finding a 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl who have been missing since they left their Mattapan school Tuesday afternoon. Keton Douglas Ramos, 12, and Crystal King, 13, were last seen leaving the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School to


Boston storm update: Here's why the forecast changed so fast - The Boston Globe

As New Yorkers dug out their driveways and sidewalks Thursday morning, many New Englanders woke up confused that only a coating of snow had dusted their pavement. For most of the overnight hours - when weather models had initially predicted the heaviest snow would fall around Boston - most of the wh


Police Release Surveillance Video in Hit-and-Run

A 14-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after he was hit while riding his bike and turning onto Putnam Avenue on March 15, according to police. (Published Thursday, March 22, 2018) Police are asking for the public's help finding a driver wanted in connection with the hit-and-run of


Maine man arrested on firearm charges on I-495 in Haverhill - The Boston Globe

A Maine man was arrested early Thursday morning for firearm and motor vehicle violations after he drove into a ditch off Interstate 495 in Haverhill, State Police said. John Williams, 29, of Madison, Maine, was charged with illegal gun possession and driving offenses, among other charges, police sa

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Boston's March For Our Lives March 24: What To know

BOSTON, MA - Saturday, just as hundreds of thousands are marching and gathering to protest gun violence from Washington to Parkland Florida and across the country, thousands of students and allies are expected to descend on the Boston Common as part of the March For Our Lives march and rally. "We r


Cambridge police ask public to help ID driver who struck teen on bike - The Boston Globe

Cambridge police are asking the public to help identify the driver who struck and injured a 14-year-old on a bicycle last week and then fled the scene. The boy was hit at around 7:22 a.m. while turning from Western Avenue onto Putnam Avenue, and sustained non-life-threatening injuries, police said i

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Police: Man Stole From Man Who Collapsed, Died at MBTA Station

A Boston man is facing charges after allegedly rummaging through another man's belongings after he collapsed and died at an MBTA station. MBTA police said 30-year-old Anthony Stimson has been arrested on a larceny charge after the early Wednesday morning incident. MBTA officers responded to the MBTA


Police Seek Missing Children From Boston

Boston Police Police are looking for a boy and a girl who have been missing since Tuesday. Police say 12-year-old Keton Douglas Ramos and 13-year-old Crystal King were seen together around 2:30 p.m. when they left the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School in Mattapan. Ramos, described as a b


Events going on around Arlington this week

'Guns & Hoses' charity hockey game: 7 p.m. March 23, Ed Burns Arena, 422 Summer St., Arlington. $5 per person, free for children under 10, family maximum $20. Arlington Fire and Police will face off on the ice. All proceeds will go to Autism Speaks and local autism support groups. Event will include


Lawrence Mother, Son Arrested for Trafficking Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine

LAWRENCE - A mother and son from Lawrence have been arrested and arraigned in connection with trafficking heroin and cocaine, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. Lillian Colon, age 45, and Shawn Moreno, age 21, were arrested on Monday as a result of an ongoing joint investigation by the S