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Sweet Tomatoes Fatal Crash Trial Begins
NEWTON, MA — The trial of a Newton driver accused of killing two people after plowing his car into a Newton pizza shop in 2016, is set to begin Thursday with opening statements, according to officials at the Middlesex District Attorney's Office.
Man Died After Being Taken Into Police Custody In Malden: DA
MALDEN, MA — A man died after saying he was having breathing problems while being taken into police custody in Malden earlier this month, the Middlesex District Attorney's Office said. The 37-year-old man was not identified.
Emotions Run High as 2 Schools in West Roxbury Face Closure
A proposal to close two Boston schools is under fire as parents who are protesting the idea say it will leave some children's education in limbo. A heated debate was held Wednesday night at a school committee meeting in Roxbury, where students expressed that the proposal is unfair to them. "I don't
Eye in the sky: Anti-crime cameras come to Lawrence
Mayor Daniel Rivera and police Chief Roy Vasque attended the installation and proclaimed a new era of crime-fighting in Lawrence, as a crewman from Lan-Tel Communications, a Norwood company, rode a cherry-picker up the pole and ratcheted on the camera.
Men indicted in separate Providence murders
The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General said 28-year-old Rashawn Banks has been charged with one count of murder, one count of discharge of a firearm while committing a crime of violence, one count of possession of a firearm without a license, one count of possession of a firearm having been
Weekly police department arrests/reports 10/16/18
FALMOUTH– Falmouth Police report the following arrests for the past week:On October 10th at 10:39 a.m.Robert C. Stenbeck, 29, of Scituate, MA was charged withBreaking and entering a vehicle in the daytime with intent to commit a felonyReceiving stolen property less than $1,200Disorderly conduct
Conrad, Jarvis lift Rebels past Wamps - Hometown Weekly Newspapers
Niall Gallagher (62), Greg O’Connell (42), and Luke Sheehan (36) celebrate a third quarter sack.
I-95 Lanes Closed Following Serious Attleboro Crash
ATTLEBORO, MA — Only one lane of I-95 North is open after a medical helicopter departed the scene of a crash, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said. The reported single-car crash occurred just north of Exit 4.
Live updates as armed police close off two streets in Lincoln
According to police, gangs often recruit susceptible people to move both drugs and cash between areas, and use intimidation tactics to invade vulnerable people’s homes from which they deal their illicit wares.
Freeze warning, frost advisory issued for parts of Massachusetts
BOSTON (WHDH) - Temperatures are dropping throughout Massachusetts, leaving parts of the Bay State in a freeze warning or frost advisory into Friday morning.The majority of the coastline is under a frost advisory until 9 a.m. as temperatures near 32 degrees.The affected areas include Eastern Essex,
Weymouth Has A New Priciest Home For Sale
WEYMOUTH, MA – There's a new priciest home on the market in Weymouth, according to realtor.com. This Pond Street compound has over 20 rooms, including eight bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, two media/rec rooms, a billiard room and more.Click here for more photos and details.
Driver Charged In Jamaica Plain Hit-And-Run Caught On Video
Jonathan Costa, 27, of Brookline, will be arraigned Wednesday in West Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a collision causing injury in the August 6 crash.
Medfield's Hajj wins Civic Engagement Award - Hometown Weekly Newspapers
Jay Hajj, professional chef, entrepreneur, cookbook author and owner of nationally acclaimed Mike’s City Diner in Boston, has been awarded the second annual 1851 YMCA of Greater Boston Civic Engagement Award for his outstanding support for community health and wellness initiatives. The Medfield resi
‘They aren’t coming home’: Mourning 4 daughters lost in limo crash
Four of the Kings’ seven children — Amy, Allison, Abigail and Mary — were among the dead. Three of their sons-in-law were also killed in the Oct. 6 crash that claimed a total of 20 lives.
Duck Boat, MBTA RIDE Car Involved In Boston Crash
BOSTON (CBS) – A duck boat and an MBTA vehicle were involved in a crash Wednesday in Boston, but no injuries have been reported.The crash happened on Staniford Street. Boston Duck Tours described the crash as a “fender bender.”A duck boat was involved in a crash with an MBTA The RIDE car. (WBZ-TV)Vi
Officials discover old grenade in Wrentham house slated for demolition
The officials, who were inspecting the house when they found the grenade, notified local police, who called in the State Police Bomb Squad as a standard procedure.
Wellesley Police log: Driver waving a blue-and-white baseball bat is called out; drunk contractor sent home; youths busted for allegedly breaking into school
On October 10, 2018 at 4:42 p.m. Officer DeBernardi was dispatched to the area of Worcester Street at School Street for a reported road rage incident.The reporting party stated that a female party had been tailgating her in a BMW sedan and that motorist then pulled up next to her andbegan waving a b
Mark Wahlberg posts video from his ‘old stomping grounds’ in Dorchester
The Dot native posted a quick video from the steps of the classic triple-decker, writing, “This is where it all began” in the caption.
Man attacks, tries to strangle woman
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24-year-old woman shot dead in Dorchester
As of Tuesday morning, police hadn’t made any arrests and the investigation continued, according to a police spokesman.