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Hyde Park man charged with elbowing Brockton cop

BROCKTON — A Hyde Park man was arrested Wednesday night after police say he interfered with officers performing a separate investigation and then elbowed a cop. Officers were conducting a traffic stop in the area of Pleasant Street and North Warren Avenue about 10:48 p.m. when they say Roger Gooden


Whitman apartment building razed after Wednesday fire

WHITMAN — The white clapboard building where Justin Quinn has lived for four years was torn down Thursday, after a Wednesday night blaze battered the building. Quinn came home Wednesday afternoon, he said, to find that the building had no electricity and smelled smoky. When he opened a door in his a


I-TEAM: Dozens of nurses licenses suspended, revoked in western Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Abandoning patients, working while impaired and showing up to work reeking of alcohol, these are just some of the reasons why dozens of nurses in western Massachusetts have their licenses suspended, revoked or voluntarily surrendered over the past year.


Town of Randolph hosts Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations

The town of Randolph held its Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations on Jan. 27 at Stetson Hall. The event led by town councilor Katrina Huff-Larmond and the organizing committee featured a panel discussion on King, poetry and a video presentation.


Officials: Five-alarm blaze that destroyed apartments in Whitman not suspicious

Eighty firefighters from 15 departments teamed up Wednesday night to put out a five-alarm inferno in a Whitman apartment building on Commercial Street. Whitman Fire Chief Timothy J. Grenno said no was injured and a dozen residents had self-evacuated before help arrived. American Red Cross was workin


27-year-old woman dies from injuries after single-car crash in Taunton

A 27-year-old New Bedford woman died from her injuries after a crash in Taunton, according to Massachusetts State Police. Police say they responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash on Route 140 southbound prior to Exit 10 in Taunton around 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.


Trump may have his first 2020 Republican challenger with former Massachusetts governor

Washington (CNN)Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said he's launching a presidential exploratory committee to run in 2020 as a Republican. "I hope to see the Republican Party assume once again the mantle of being the party of Lincoln. It upsets me that our energies as a society are being sapped by


5 Things TO DO this Week in Pembroke

1. And the Oscar goes to… The Duxbury Free Library will present “Academy Awards: The Good, the Bad, and the Outrageous” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17. Film lecturer Frank Mandosa will present the history of the award show, complete with door prizes and trivia questions. Registration is required. For


Man went out to dinner after killing woman in Somerville hit and run, prosecutors say

SOMERVILLE — After Edward Clark allegedly struck and killed 40-year-old Allison Donovan with his truck on a busy street here last week, he didn’t stop, authorities said. Instead, prosecutors asserted Friday, he kept driving to his girlfriend’s Medford residence, and the couple enjoyed a dinner out a


Firefighters battle massive fire in Whitman

WHITMAN, Mass. - Firefighters were battling a massive fire at a multi-family house in Whitman on Wednesday night. Emergency crews responded to Commercial Street around 8 p.m. after receiving reports of a fire at a multi-family.


Six families displaced by Whitman fire

WHITMAN — A fire in a Commercial Street apartment building will leave six families without homes. Deputy Chief Joseph Feeney said everyone who lived in the building escaped, and that no one was hurt.


People are going crazy — again — over this giant ‘triple mural’ on Worcester’s Hanover Theatre

In case you haven’t heard the news, Worcester “is becoming cool.” “I just think people haven’t realized that yet,” said Lisa Drexhage, co-director of Pow! Wow! Worcester’s mural and arts festival, an event that brings artists to the city from around the world and lets them create elaborate eye-poppi


Brockton homeowner uses chair to fend off intruder

BROCKTON — A homeowner used a chair to fend off an armed intruder during a break-in attempt Thursday morning in which gunshots were ultimately fired. Officers responded to a home on Woodard Avenue for a report of an attempted break-in about 3:26 a.m. The woman who called police said someone was tryi


AG: Massachusetts Couple Charged With Sex Trafficking at Salem Brothel

A Massachusetts couple is facing charges for allegedly trafficking women for sex at a Salem brothel that served as a front for human trafficking and money laundering, according to the attorney general's office.


Report: White Woman Assaults Haitian Woman, Keys Her Car, Threatens to ‘Call ICE,’ All In a Racist Rage Over a Parking Space

A Massachusetts woman is speaking out after she says her mother was on the receiving end of a disgustingly racist outburst by a grocery store shopper who vandalized their car, then assaulted her mother with a shopping cart.


Whitman fire caused upwards of $1 million in damage, officials say

The fire that destroyed a large apartment house in Whitman on Wednesday night caused upwards of $1 million in damage, officials said. Approximately 80 firefighters from more than a dozen South Shore communities responded to the 5-alarm blaze that broke out at at 316-318 Commercial St. at about 7:45


Police: Bridgewater-Raynham student arrested after throwing phone at teacher

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. - A 16-year-old female student at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School was arrested Friday morning, police confirmed to Boston 25 News. Police said the student threw a phone at a teacher. The teacher wasn't hurt.


Multi-alarm fire strikes Whitman home

WHITMAN — A multi-alarm fire tore through a large apartment house on Commercial Street here Wednesday night. The fire at 316 Commercial St. was reported at 7:47 p.m., Whitman Fire Rescue said on Twitter.


Fall River, Brockton men sentenced to prison for firearms crimes

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — After leading police on a foot chase while armed with illegal firearms, two men have been sentenced to serve three years in Massachusetts state prison and two years probation, according to the office of Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III.


Brockton man arrested within an hour of downtown stabbing

BROCKTON — Police say a man was arrested within an hour of stabbing another man in the downtown area Thursday afternoon. Police and firefighters responded to the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, at 63 Main St., about 12:35 p.m. after receiving a report that a man had walked into the urgent care