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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2014 killing - The Boston Globe

A New York City man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter in the 2014 killing of a Boston woman, just before his murder trial was scheduled to begin, authorities said. Richter Baez, 25, was arrested in January 2015 in connection with 39-year-old Pippin Roe's death. He is scheduled to be sentenced T

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

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

Brockton man arrested on gun charges for 2nd time in 14 months

A man charged by Randolph police following a shooting last year was arrested on gun charges again. ANDOVER - A Brockton man was one of two people arrested on gun charges early Saturday morning -- his second arrest on similar charges in just over a year. State police arrested 23-year-old Marcos Silve

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 19:07:33

State to temporarily close lanes on 'dangerous' Hingham road

HINGHAM - State transportation officials plan to close two lanes on Rockland and Summer streets for 10 weeks starting next month in a bid to reduce the number of crashes on the notoriously dangerous stretch of road. The lane closures, which start May 20, are part of a state pilot program meant to te

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-03-19 23:25:23

Brockton man charged with using vehicle without authority

The man was also driving with a suspended license, police said. BROCKTON - A city man described as a habitual traffic offender was driving without a license in a vehicle he wasn't supposed to have early Sunday morning, police said. A man called police Saturday about 11:30 p.m. to report his friend,

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 20:28:50

Woman's body found near Mass Pike in Grafton - The Boston Globe

State Police are investigating the death of a young woman whose body was found early Monday morning near the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Grafton, officials said. The Worcester District Attorney's office said in a statement that the body was found near mile marker 99.4 beneath th

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

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

Uber driver charged with raping woman in car in South End - The Boston Globe

An Uber driver allegedly raped an intoxicated female passenger in his car in Boston over the weekend and told police, "I know I'm in trouble, I had sex with her," prosecutors said Monday. Assistant Suffolk District Attorney Myriam Feliz disclosed the allegations during the arraignment of Ranjan Thap

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

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


Two Boston cops under probe by Internal Affairs

Two high-ranking Boston police officers - including a superintendent on the command staff - are under internal investigation for an unspecified off-duty incident in June, police confirmed. Deputy Superintendent Beth E. Donovan and Lt. Richard J. Driscoll "were involved in an off-duty incident in Jun


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


Police to be posted outside all Brockton middle schools after beating caught on viral video

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter said that he was disturbed by the viral video of a student getting dragged around by her hair and beaten outside of South Middle School this week. As a result of parental concerns surrounding safety at dismissal time, Carpenter said that police officers will be statione


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


Driver faces charges in crash that killed tow truck driver

ANDOVER - A hospital bed arraignment is scheduled this afternoon for a Lawrence woman who is facing motor vehicle homicide, drunken driving and other charges after local tow truck driver Daniel Coady, 41, was killed late Wednesday night. Shiina Dionne, 28, will be arraigned at Tufts Medical Center i


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.


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


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


Queen Elsa came to Boston and pushed a police wagon out of the snow - The Boston Globe

Chris Haynes Jason Triplett, dressed in an Elsa costume, pushed a Boston police wagon that was stuck in the snow Tuesday night. The cold never bothered her, anyway. Queen Elsa of Arendelle graced the streets of Boston Tuesday night, coming to the rescue of a police wagon stuck in the snow in the Sou


Brockton police tow 154 vehicles during Tuesday's snowstorm

Police towed 154 vehicles, had 209 moved and 231 others were ticketed. BROCKTON - City residents had six hours to move their vehicles off the streets, then got a warning as towing began on their road, but more than 150 still had to be towed. Mayor Bill Carpenter said Brockton police towed 154 vehicl