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Suspended State Trooper Agrees to Plead Guilty in OT Scandal

Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree, was charged with one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds and one count of wire fraud.

NECN - 2018-08-17 17:51:19

Mansfield man jailed in fatal crash

Andre Bezeau, 48, pled guilty to three indictments in Norfolk Superior Court Thursday for motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (car) and manslaughter.

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-08-18 02:00:00

Man arrested in car thefts, break-ins, Walpole police say

Nicholas Deberry, a 27-year-old man who police say lives in Walpole, was arrested and charges with the thefts.

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 16:41:28

Dorchester Man Facing New Charges After Racist Rant

Boston police have applied for 54-year-old Paul Sheehan of Dorchester to be charged with threat to do bodily harm, a civil rights violation with no bodily injury and threat to do property damage, the department said Friday.

NECN - 2018-08-17 20:57:25

Masked demonstrator handcuffed on Boston's City Hall Plaza

At least one masked demonstrator, dressed all in black, was handcuffed and led away by police Saturday morning.

WCVB - 2018-08-18 17:41:00

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins, De'Vante Bausby and Michael Bennett Stay Inside During National Anthem

FOXBORO, Mass. - After raising his fist during the national anthem last week, Malcolm Jenkins stayed in the tunnel for tonight's anthem.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-08-17 00:05:00

NBC10 Boston, NBCSports Boston, Telemundo Boston And necn Break Ground On “NBCUniversal Boston Media Center”

NBC10 Boston,NBCSports Boston,TelemundoBoston and necn today broke ground on the NBCUniversal Boston Media Center - a new multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art 160,000 square foot news and content creation center located on ?189 B Street in Needham, MA. The stations' new media center was formerly t

BROADWAY WORLD - 2018-08-18 10:07:59

Police: Intruder cut hole into Stoughton CVS roof

The break-in took place during the early hours on Friday at the CVS store at 1025 Central St. in Stoughton, triggering an alarm that led to a police response, said Stoughton police Lt. John Bonney. But the man was initially able to evade police, after an officer arrived and spotted the suspect, Bonn

WCVB - 2018-08-17 21:53:00

Dozen of cars broken into, four stolen in Walpole crime spree

A Walpole neighborhood with a reputation as a crime free area is searching for suspects after a recent crime spree. Nearly a dozen cars have been broken into and four have been stolen.

WCVB - 2018-08-16 22:52:00

Brockton Man Sentenced for Kidnapping Quincy Family

BOSTON – A Brockton man was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston for the armed kidnapping of a Quincy man and two children.Diego Pires, 23, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Patti B. Saris to 201 months in prison and five years of supervised release. In February 2018, Pires p

WBSM.COM - 2018-08-17 09:45:42

Wrentham Camper Fire Shuts Down Traffic

WRENTHAM, MA — A camper fire on Thurston Street is shutting down traffic. Nearby hazards include propane tanks, police said. No injuries have been reported.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:36:19

Blue Bikes are expanding to Mattapan, Roslindale, and southern Dorchester

The Blue Bikes pedaling down Boston’s streets are making their way to new places.Mayor Marty Walsh and the city’s transportation department announced details this week for plans to expand the system, bringing 19 stations, or bike docks, to Mattapan, Roslindale, and southern Dorchester this fall.The

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-17 20:31:05

Norwood's Mike Giardi Lands NFL Network Gig

NORWOOD, MA — Expect to see more of a certain Norwood native when you're watching the NFL Network.Mike Giardi has accepted an offer to join the league-run channel. Giardi announced earlier this month that he was leaving NBC Sports Boston after nearly nine years with them, but where he was going was


Girl, 9, calls 911 to save father after he's attacked by wasps

If it wasn’t for the quick thinking and calm demeanor of his 9-year-old daughter in the face of an emergency, Alex Schneider might not be alive today,The Patriot Ledger reported.

WCVB - 2018-08-17 12:44:00

Dedham Man Charged With Stealing From MBTA Back In Court

DEDHAM, MA — A Dedham man accused of stealing $80,000 from the MBTA was back in court this week.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 22:01:50

Eagles fan finds beautiful way to remind Patriots about Super Bowl LII

A lifelong Eagles fan from Bucks County paid $1,000 for a ✈️ to flyover Gillette Stadium, just reminding Patriots fans the score of the Super Bowl ??#FlyEaglesFlypic.twitter.com/7B8u7W9Iit— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS)August 16, 2018

NBC SPORTS - 2018-08-16 23:29:35

26-Year-Old Accused of Shooting Man in Roxbury Park

The Boston Police Department and Transit police responded to the scene and found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition. His current condition is unclear.


'Route 128 Bandit' Gets Prison For 10 Boston Area Bank Robberies

Paul B. Landrum, known as the "Route 128 Bandit," because he was accused of knocking over multiple banks in communities along the Rt. 128 corridor, was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock to 57 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 21:27:19

To Do in Westwood: FREE barre3 Classes at University Station

Ever wanted to try an uber trendy barre class, but been wary of spending the money for the unknown? Check out the FREE barre classes held bybarre 3 in Needhamon August 19 and 26 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The pop-up will take place between Target and Wegmans.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 12:38:38

New court date set for man accused of killing Weymouth cop

Emanuel Lopes, the man accused of killing a Weymouth police officer and a bystander, will next appear in court Sept. 19.