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2 killed after small plane crashes, catches fire at Massachusetts airport: police

Two people were killed when a small plane crashed and caught fire Saturday afternoon at a Massachusetts airport, officials said. Authorities arrived at the scene, at Mansfield Airport, about 12:36 p.m., Massachusetts State Police said on Twitter.


Providence police spent $100K watching Weymouth child rapist's home

Police in Rhode Island have paid $102,812 on police details to monitor the home of a serial child rapist from Weymouth who moved into the city last fall. Police began monitoring the home of Richard Gardner, a Weymouth native, on Oct. 17 after his move to the neighborhood sparked outrage among reside


Whitman woman charged with three car burglaries

BROCKTON — An early morning string of car burglaries on the city’s east side led to police charging a 34-year-old woman with felony breaking and entering charges. At about 3:50 a.m., police responded to an address on Bates Road to investigate a reported breaking and entering. Information from the ca


Man Killed in Shootout with Boston Police Had Long Rap Sheet

Kasim Kahrim, the 36-year-old man killed in a shootout with Boston police after he allegedly shot an officer during a traffic stop in Roxbury Friday morning, had a long criminal history that resulted in his spending nearly 10 years behind bars off and on between 2000 and December 2018.


Quincy man skips court after being accused of drug dealing

BRAINTREE — A Quincy man failed to appear in court Friday after Braintree Police accused him of dealing methamphetamine from a hotel room. Kyle R. Terrill, 28, was charged with distribution of methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of heroin and fentanyl, p


Three arrested after teenage girl calls police while hiding from home invaders in Brockton

A 15-year-old girl’s quick thinking helped Brockton police arrest three men within minutes of a suspected home invasion on Friday. The Brockton Enterprise reports that police received a 911 call from the teenager at 2:59 p.m. reporting unknown men inside the home and arrived within two minutes.


Weymouth: Fire Damages Detached Garage

Crews were called out to the scene of a garage fire in Weymouth on Thursday. Fire officials say that at 11:44 a.m. they received a call about the incident at 60 Summer St. Upon arrival firefighters found a fully involved fire at a detached garage.


Massachusetts Man Remains in Critical Condition After Snowmobile Accident

A Massachusetts man is in critical condition following an overnight snowmobile crash on Swift Brook Road near Stacyville. According to the Maine Warden Service, 47 year old Keith Sanford of Benedicta and 55 year Duane Carter of Spencer, Massachusetts were riding in a group on ITS 83 when the men fai


Second Boston billionaire linked to Florida prostitution ring

The billionaire founder of a Boston-based equity firm joins Patriots owner Robert Kraft as one of the ultra-rich caught up in the months-long police probe of Florida massage parlors, authorities said.


Plane crash in Mansfield leaves two with life-threatening injuries

MANSFIELD, Mass. - Two people sustained life-threatening injuries after a plane crashed in Mansfield on Saturday afternoon, according to the Massachusetts State Police. Emergency personnel were on scene at Mansfield Municipal Airport after the crash, which occurred at 12:36 p.m. on Saturday. The pla


South Weymouth base redevelopment enters new era of uncertainty

If it’s always darkest before the dawn, you have to wonder when the massive Union Point redevelopment on the South Shore will finally see the sunrise. The Southfield Redevelopment Authority, the agency that oversees the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station, on Wednesday took the long-expected ste


Robert Kraft Donated $100,000 To A Massachusetts Anti-Sex Trafficking Group In 2015

Before he was charged with two counts of soliciting prosecution in Florida, Robert Kraft was just Robert Kraft. That is, he is one of the most powerful men in America’s richest professional sport and the owner of a team that has strung together arguably the greatest dynasty in that sport’s history,


Norfolk County 4-H offers embryology program

The Norfolk County 4-H Office has announced that they will be continuing to work with local educators who teach youth in grades kindergarten and up by providing resources for embryology science projects.


Two Men Charged With Illegally Dumping Gasoline

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Two men are facing charges after police discovered them illegally dumping gasoline near a water source. Pedro Lopes, 32, of Brockton, Massachusetts, and Olivio Lima, 43, of Pawtucket are charged with violating hazardous waste management laws.


ONTARIO: Steak thief on the loose in Norfolk County

A family in Norfolk County was left wondering where’s the beef after they were allegedly robbed of their steaks on Tuesday afternoon. Norfolk County OPP say they responded to a call of stolen steaks just before 12:30 p.m. at a home in Houghton.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Brockton man found with 10 ounces of marijuana during traffic stop

BROCKTON — A city man driving a car with heavily tinted windows was arrested Thursday evening when police say they found him to be in possession of more than 10 ounces of marijuana.


CVS In Quincy Robbed At Gunpoint

QUINCY, MA — Police are looking for a man they said robbed a CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint on Tuesday. At 7:16 a.m., the suspect held up the CVS on Beale Street, stealing Oxycontin and Suboxone, according to police. Police said the suspect pointed a gun at several employees during the robbery, and then g


Four arrested after police pursuit involving stolen car on I-93

Four people were arrested after a police pursuit involving a stolen car on I-93 in Boston, police say. Massachusetts State Police say a trooper saw a car exiting the tunnel on I-93 southbound, and a query showed the car had been stolen in Lynn on Tuesday.


'You're somebody's son': Brockton family devastated by overdose offers clean clothes, support to other addicts

STOUGHTON — It all started with a bench outside of a detox facility. Betty Pariseau from Brockton would visit the Andrew House, located on Long Island in Boston Harbor, and sit on a bench in front of the intake window. She’d wait for her son, Matthew, to come to meet her to drop off a carton of ciga