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Man gets up to 12 years in fatal drug robbery

Bryan Pertarb, of Hudson, was sentenced Tuesday in Middlesex Superior Court to six to 12 years in prison. Pertarb pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death 21-year-old Juan Lopez in 2013.


10-year-old Muslim girl in Framingham receives letter at school calling her a 'terrorist' - The Boston Globe

FRAMINGHAM — A 10-year-old Muslim girl is frightened here after being called a terrorist and receiving a death threat in letters found in her cubby at school, and her family hopes “this doesn’t happen to any other child at this age,” her uncle said Wednesday.


Man whose wife died outside hospital gets apology from CEO

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man whose wife collapsed and died outside a locked hospital emergency room door has received a face-to-face apology from the chief executive of the hospital's parent company.Patrick Wardell, CEO of Cambridge Health Alliance, told Peter DeMarco during a two-hour meeting


2 Men Sentenced, 1 Charged In Shooting Death Of Framingham Man

Bryan Pertarb, 25, Hudson, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Middlesex Superior Court to manslaughter in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Juan Lopez, 21, of Framingham, said Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Framingham Chief of Police Steven Trask.


Man Charged In Dorchester Gas Station Clerk Murder Released From Jail

BOSTON (CBS) - The man charged with killing a popular gas station clerk in Dorchester last month has been released from jail on a promise to return to court. Kevin Williams, 21, had been ordered held without bail at his arraignment in Dorchester Municipal Court October 9. He is charged with murder a


Wellesley Police log: Red Sox World Series rings lost & found; cops pull over impaired drivers; suspicious letter left on vehicle

On November 8, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. Officer Keenan wasdispatched to Weston Road for a report of an erratic operator.The reporting party stated the vehicle struck the sidewalk multiple times and turned onto Worcester Street.Officer Keenan located the erratic operator on Worcester Street near Cedar Stree


Police share video of turkey intently chasing police cruiser

CHESHIRE, Mass. (AP) - Police in two Massachusetts communities say they've launched a joint investigation into the turkey who tried to chase down a police cruiser this week. Cheshire Police Officer Dylan Vandoloski took video of the feathered suspect trotting behind his police car while he was on pa


Head-on crash in Medfield sends 3 to the hospital

MEDFIELD, Mass. - Three drivers were hurt when two pick-up trucks collided head-on and sideswiped a station wagon on Route 27 in Medfield, Fire Chief William Carrico told Boston 25 News. The crash happened just after one o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Carrico said a woman was transported to Beth Isr


Hudson police log, Nov. 16 deition - Community Advocate

5:41 p.m.Arrested,Angela M. Needler, 27, of 57 Cox St., Apt. 210, Hudson, for B&E vehicle/boat nighttime for felony.


Hazardous Chemicals Being Disposed At Braintree High School

School officials said benzoyl peroxide was found during a routine disposal of chemicals in the science department this fall. Benzoyl peroxide is a shock sensitive material and a common, regulated hazardous waste. Although the chemical is common in acne medication and other cosmetics, larger amounts


Person struck, killed by commuter rail in Waltham

WALTHAM, Mass.- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a commuter train Tuesday morning.The train was stopped near Main and Linden streets just after 9 a.m., near the Route 20 overpass.The victim was apparently pronounced dead at the scene.Boston 25 has reached out to MBTA Transit Police and Keolis f


'You're A Terrorist': 10-Year-Old Muslim Girl Threatened At Framingham School

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) - Someone is making death threats against a ten-year-old girl at her school in Framingham. The girl is a fifth grader at Hemenway Elementary and the two notes directed at her have now drawn the attention of Framingham police. It was Friday morning when the Muslim youngster went to h


Time to bundle up: wicked cold weather (and icy conditions) have arrived - The Boston Globe

It was 35 degrees in Boston at 7 a.m. Wednesday, and that’s as warm as it’s going to get in Boston, as temperatures are expected to stay in the 30s throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service.


Shooting At Jackson Square In Jamaica Plain, 1 Injured

JAMAICA PLAIN, MA — According to police scanner radio it appears there was a shooting in front of the Jackson Square MBTA stop in Jamaica Plain.There's a report of a woman shot and first responders were starting CPR, according to radio reports.Police said a blue car was seen driving away from the T


Dunkin’ isn’t bringing back a beloved holiday coffee flavor this year — and people are real mad online

After rumors of the seasonal favorite’s demise recently began spreading online, Dunkin’ confirmed that the company has no plans to bring back the rich, chocolatey flavor swirl — at least this year.


Teen Girl Shot In Jamaica Plain

BOSTON (CBS) – A teenage girl has been shot in Jamaica Plain, sources tell the WBZ I-Team.Boston Police say the victim has life threatening injuries.The shooting happened near the Jackson Square MBTA station Tuesday afternoon.The incident was initially reported as a car accident, but it was quickly


Hate crimes were up 9 percent in Massachusetts in 2017, FBI says - The Boston Globe

Hate crimes rose 9 percent in Massachusetts last year from 2016 and 17 percent nationwide, rising for the third straight year across the country, the FBIreportedTuesday.


Lord & Taylor Accused Of Racial Discrimination, Settles With AG

Lord & Taylor plans to hire an expert consultant to review and improve its shoplifting prevention policies and procedures, train its staff, and pay $100,000 to resolve an investigation into racial discrimination, Attorney General Maura Healey announced.


Man fatally shot in Brockton, police actively searching for shooting suspect

The shooting happened on Keith Avenue just before 7 p.m. The victim, a 27-year-old man, was rushed to Good Samaritan Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The Plymouth County District Attorney's office said Tuesday that the victim had died. People in the neighborhood told Boston 25 News tha


Boston Police Seek Man Suspected of Assaulting Child

Edwin Fantauzzi, 30, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, is wanted on charges of assault with intent to rape a child under 16, indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, aggravating kidnapping and enticement of a child, according to Boston Police.