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Brockton man convicted on fentanyl charges could face life in prison

Dany Brandao, 30, of Brockton, was recently convicted of fentanyl distribution by a jury in a federal court in Boston. Brandao faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in federal prison, but could face life behind bars, according to prosecutors. BROCKTON - The jury found a 30-year-old Brockton man guil

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 22:03:50

Framingham crash leads to arrest

FRAMINGHAM - A Worcester man appeared to be in the midst of a medical emergency after he struck a guardrail on Monday, but then got out of his car and began walking home as if nothing happened, authorities said. Police arrested Steven Aldrin, 23, after they found cocaine in his Ford Focus after the

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 23:03:00

Norwood Snowstorm: Lower-Than-Expected Snowfall In The Forecast

NORWOOD, MA - Springtime is here and what better way to celebrate than with a reminder that the end of winter is still lingering around? March 20 may be the start of a new season but the area is preparing for the fourth major snowstorm of March. With snow on the way, the National Weather Service has

PATCH - 2018-03-20 21:53:35

'Sun was in my eyes,' driver says in crash that killed Westwood boy

A Westwood woman charged with motor vehicle homicide in a crash that claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy and seriously injured his father appeared in court Monday. Anne Marie McInnis, 20, is accused in the Nov. 19 crash that killed Edward "Eddie" Thomson and seriously injured the boy's father in We

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 17:00:00

Women arrested after fistfight in front of Brockton police

One of the women told police the incident first began in traffic. BROCKTON - Two women were arrested Sunday evening after a fistfight in front of officers, police said. Officers responded to the area of 139 Pleasant St., outside the Wash Hour Laundry Mat, for a report of a group of people that appea

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 18:01:14

WANTED: Two Who Used Fake $100 Bills At CVS

NORWOOD, MA - Two people are wanted for using fake cash on two separate days in Norwood. On March 4 and 7, the pictured suspects used counterfeit $100 bills with the same serial number at the CVS on Nahatan Street, according to Mass. Most Wanted. Here are the suspects' details:Gender - MaleBuild - M

PATCH - 2018-03-19 21:23:03

Walpole Homes Sold: What Went Last Week

WALPOLE, MA - Whether you're moving in or out of Walpole, or you're a lifer who is just curious where the new folks are relocating, it's always interesting to know what homes are selling. Last week, five Walpole homes were sold, according to Realtor.com. We'll link you to the homes if you're interes

PATCH - 2018-03-20 18:29:58

Stoughton candidate: Controversial Facebook photo from 2012 was 'humorous'

NAACP officials call image of black person with distorted nose, lips "offensive." Peter Buckley made the image his Facebook profile picture in 2012. STOUGHTON - A candidate for Stoughton's Board of Selectmen is defending a social media image he posted in 2012 that depicts a black person with exagger

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 00:27:40

Woman Charged in Connection With Fatal Westwood Pedestrian Crash Faces Judge

A Massachusetts woman charged in connection with a crash that claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy in Westwood last November pled not guilty on Tuesday. Anne Marie McInnis, 20, of Westwood, was charged with motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon ca

NECN - 2018-03-20 15:26:05

Winter storm warning issued for Boston, Providence, and Worcester - The Boston Globe

Forecasters Tuesday issued a winter storm warning for much of eastern New England as another nor'easter makes its way into the region. The storm is expected to drop between 8 and 14 inches of snow in the Boston area, said Matt Doody of the National Weather Service. Coastal New Hampshire and Maine co

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Two arrested by T police for 'lewd conduct' at Uphams station

Transit police say they arrested a man and a woman at the Uphams Corner MBTA station last Monday night (March 12) who were engaged in sexual activity on a walkway to the northbound platform. Dorchester residents Alfred Roach, 55, and Iyoki Ortiz, 34, were both booked for "lewd, wanton and lasciviou

DORCHESTER REPORTER - 2018-03-20 13:44:49

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


West Roxbury Man Who Killed, Raped Man Ordered Back To Hospital

BOSTON, MA - The West Roxbury man accused of stabbing and killing and raping a man was ordered back to Bridgewater State Hospital after his arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court Thursday, Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said. Nathurlon Munnerlyn, 39, was indicted last week on charges of


Broken brake light leads to drug arrests

HAVERHILL - Two men who were stopped by state troopers on Winter Street for a defective brake light were found to be in possession of 88 grams of marijuana as well as 42 vials of high potency THC oil, police said. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. When questioned, the men said they were pla


Overnight work, lane closures on Route 128 through Needham, Wellesley

Drivers should expect overnight delays along the Route 128/I-95 stretch in Needham and Wellesley as work on the ongoing Add-A-Lane project moves forward. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced Thursday that lane closures will be used on weekdays between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. at variou


Brockton men flee traffic stop, drag officer, say police

Police say they arrested two men after they fled a traffic stop and crashed a mile away. BROCKTON - A driver dragged an officer while fleeing a traffic stop, before crashing about a mile away Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officers Matthew Murphy and Ronald Cunningham were on patrol about 4:30 p.


Quincy landlord pulls gun on tenant

When a Vassall Street woman asked her landlord to move his car after she parked in his driveway during the blizzard, he refused and pointed a gun at her, police said. Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan QUINCY - A Vassall Street landlord is facing multiple gun charges after he


1 Person Shot in Boston's Roxbury Neighborhood

The shooting reportedly occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at 256 Warren St. (Published 14 minutes ago) Police are responding to a reports of a person shot in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. The shooting reportedly occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at 256 Warren St. The victim's injuries a


OvaScience Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Financial Results

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScienceSM (NASDAQ:OVAS), a company focused on the discovery and development of new treatment options for women and families struggling with infertility, today reported financial results and provided a business update for the fourth quarter and year ended December


Girl at South Middle School in Brockton beaten, dragged by hair in viral video

With fellow students screaming and swearing in the background, in a viral video that's been seen thousands of times on social media, a girl who attends South Middle School in Brockton was dragged around by her hair, was punched and was kicked, according to her mother. Brockton Public Schools said it