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A tow truck hit and killed a woman in Watertown, authorities say. Then the driver was stabbed 5 times.

A flatbed tow truck struck and killed a woman near Watertown Square on Wednesday morning, according toauthorities, and then a man allegedly stabbed the driver five times.The alleged stabber, who is believed to be related to the deceased woman, was taken into custody at the scene, Middlesex District


Crime Scene Established After Woman Killed In Watertown Square

WATERTOWN (CBS) – A crime scene has been established in Watertown Square, though the exact nature of the incident is not yet known.A source told WBZ-TV a woman died from a head injury. It is not yet known how she suffered the fatal wound.A crime scene is established in Watertown Square. (WBZ-TV)The


Driver allegedly strikes two people on scooters, keeps going with victims on the hood

A Cambridge woman is facing multiple charges after she allegedly struck two people on scooters in Everett and kept driving with the victims on the hood of her vehicle.Jakyrah Pires, 21, is charged with multiple counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, operating to endanger, and leaving


Hate Crime Charge For Arlington Cell Phone Store Customer

Police responded to a Verizon Wireless store around 8 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a disturbance. A clerk told officers a man had asked him to fix his cell phone, but he could not because he was only authorized to handle Verizon phones and the man had another carrier, according to police. When the c


Framingham 'Gang Fight' Results In Injuries, Arrests: Reports

FRAMINGHAM, MA—A rivalry between two gangs is reportedly the cause of a fight that broke out in a Bradford Road home on Friday night in Framingham, according to reports.


Shoplifting, Drug Possession: Braintree Police Log

4:17 p.m. - George Dabrolet, 37, was arrested on McCusker Drive on a warrant.


Florence Remnants Bring Flash Flooding, Storms To Massachusetts

WBZ-TV’s Danielle Niles was driving through Route 1 at Route 114 at that time. She called in to describe the scene: “There were multiple cars that were stuck and stalled out. But the Mass. State Police were doing a great job, they were already on scene, getting the tow trucks in there, guiding every


Lawsuit filed against gas company after Massachusetts blasts

The lawsuit is the first of what's likely to be several filed against Columbia Gas and its parent company overThursday's explosions, which killed one person and injured more than two dozen in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.


MGM Springfield pulls in $9.5 million from gambling in first week

BOSTON (AP) — MGM’s Massachusetts casino generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week open, state regulators reported Monday.The state Gaming Commission said in its monthly casino revenue report that MGM Springfield earned $2.1 million in gross revenues from table games like bla


Celebrate sustainable town future green Sunday - > YourArlington.com - Your news, your views

The event -- titled "Paint the Town Green" -- is set for Sunday, Sept. 23, from 3 to 5 p.m., at Town Hall.


Government Properties Income Trust and Select Income REIT Announce Agreement to Merge; Government Properties Income Trust to Change its Name to “Office Properties Income Trust”

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2018--Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq:GOV) and Select Income REIT (Nasdaq:SIR) today announced that they have entered a definitive agreement to merge which will create a real estate investment trust, or REIT, focused on owning, operating and leasing


VOTE: Which Is Massachusetts' Top Dog? You Decide

MASSACHUSETTS—In August, we launched our Top Dog In Massachusetts contest. We asked you to tell us about your amazing dog, adding a photo or two, for a chance to win prizes.


Second Death Linked To Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions

ANDOVER, MA -- Police say an Andover woman found dead in her home likely died as a result of a fall down the basement stairs of her Shawsheen Road home Sunday. The fall came while the area still had its power cut in response to Thursday night's gas explosions, making the woman the second fatality in


Rising Star Quilters at Park Ave. church starting Sept. 25 - > YourArlington.com - Your news, your views

Rising Star Quiltersmeets at the Park Avenue Church, 50 Paul Revere Road, Arlington Heights, this year on the fourth Tuesday of the month, beginning Sept. 25, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. (premeeting social time: 7 to 7:30 p.m.).


Stolen American Flag, Injured Deer: Wellesley Police Log

6:43 p.m. - Officer Griffin was on patrol on Grove Street when he observed a Honda coupe that began speeding after passing his location. After Officer Griffin activated his blue lights at which point the vehicle made an abrupt turn onto Kenilworth Road and began speeding. The vehicle then turned on


Westbound Lanes of Mass. Pike Closed for Truck Fire

The truck went up in flames at mile marker 121 in Weston, Massachusetts, state police said.


Severe fast-moving storms wreak havoc on parts of Massachusetts

BOSTON (WHDH) - A cluster of severe fast-moving storms wreaked havoc on parts of Eastern Massachusetts Tuesday morning, prompting a tornado warning, downing trees, and flooding roads.


Ex-Boston Police Officer Convicted Of Buying Glocks For Civilians

WEST ROXBURY, MA — A former Boston Police Officer was convicted Monday by a federal jury in Boston with using his police credentials to illegally purchase two firearms for two civilians, according to the Department of Justice.


Family of Man Killed in Cape Cod Shark Attack in Mourning, Working to Return Body to Brazil

Arthur Medici, 26, was killed Saturday off the shores of Wellfleet, Massachsuetts when a shark attacked and dragged him under water A man boogie boarding off a Cape Cod beach was attacked by a shark on Saturday and died later at a hospital, becoming the state's first shark attack fatality in more th


For second time in three weeks, court overturns Dorchester murder conviction because of questions over possible racial bias in jury selection

With that first prospective juror, the judge asked prosecutors to prove they were not seeking to reject him simply because of his race; she agreed to let him be excluded because of his "failure to accurately disclose his criminal history on his jury questionnaire," the court said. But with the woman