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Brockton man charged with fleeing police, selling heroin
Erin Tiernan Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan — NORWELL — A Brockton man accused of selling heroin is in the hospital after causing a crash while fleeing police on Tuesday evening.
Quincy woman charged with assaulting Brockton cop
BROCKTON — A Quincy woman was arrested after police say she tried run away during field sobriety tests, then assaulted an officer. Officer Ryan Quirk was on patrol near Prospect and Walnut streets late Monday night when he noticed a vehicle speeding and driving erratically about 11:21 p.m.
Unknown man found wandering in Stoughton elementary school
STOUGHTON, Mass. - An unidentified man was found inside a Stoughton school Wednesday morning, sparking a lockdown by staff, according to police. Stoughton police said in a post to Facebook Wednesday morning an unrecognized man in the school prompted staff to call police and clear the building.
4 former youth workers convicted of abusing teens in Boston
BOSTON (WHDH) - Four former youth workers at the Casa Isla residential facility on Long Island were convicted Wednesday of ritualistically beating, sexually assaulting, and threatening the teenagers they were trusted to care for, officials said.
Bickford's in Brockton Planning to Close; Tommy Doyle's Pub and Grill May Relocate Into Space
What was once a popular regional chain of restaurants could soon be down to just three locations, as one of its outlets is planning to close--and it might be replaced by a bar known for its lobster rolls, steak tips, and more.
Manager of Brockton store sent nude images to teen multiple times, say police
BROCKTON — The manager of a North Side grocery store has been fired after he was charged with sending nude photographs to a teenage classmate of his son. Michael P. Cambria, 47, of Kingston, pleaded not guilty last week during his arraignment in Plymouth District Court.
Driver arrested in West Bridgewater after State Police chase
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. - Massachusetts State Police say they initiated a car chase Tuesday after a driver they attempted to stop on Route 24 north in Brockton refused to pull over and fled at high speed.
Saugus woman was stabbed on an on-ramp to 495 in Bridgewater over the weekend.
SAUGUS — A Saugus woman is recovering after she was stabbed on a highway ramp and left on the side of the road in Bridgewater. Massachusetts State Police said victim, a 32-year-old woman, was stabbed with a knife by a 36-year-old East Falmouth woman Saturday afternoon. State Police declined to ident
Jury finds four former staff members of the Casa Isla youth detention facility guilty of abusing teens under their care
A jury found four former staff members of Casa Isla, a youth detention facility, guilty of abusing the teenage boys under their care. The jurors returned verdicts convicting former employees Jalise Andrade, 37, of Brockton; Silvio Depina, 40, of Brockton; Hermano Joseph, 27, of Taunton and Ainsley L
Vacant house in West Bridgewater to be auctioned today
WEST BRIDGEWATER—Richard and Pamela Swanson bought a ranch-style house from a family member for $1 in 1984, according to records filed with the Plymouth County Register of Deeds.
'Gold N Light' coming to Newbury
NEWBURY – Workshop Arts/Theater Workshop presents “Gold N Light” on Thursday through Sunday at Newbury Elementary School, 63 Hanover St. The show is from an original script and directed by Stacey April Fix for the holiday season.
Investigation underway after Harvard student says she was thrown against wall, sexually assaulted
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are investigating after an undergraduate student at Harvard University told police that she was approached by two men, thrown against a wall, and sexually assaulted early Tuesday morning.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Woman stabbed, abandoned victim on highway in Bridgewater
BRIDGEWATER — An East Falmouth woman faces domestic assault charges after stabbing and abandoning another woman on the side of a local highway interchange Saturday, police said.
Brockton Stop & Shop Manager Arrested On Child Pornography Charge
BROCKTON, MA — A Kingston man, who worked as the store manager at the Stop & Shop in Brockton was arrested after police said he possessed child pornography. Michael Cambria was arraigned in Plymouth District Court, following the child pornography charge.
Expect songs, surprises at Brockton Symphony's holiday concert in Easton
BROCKTON — You never quite know what heartwarming surprises will come in the Brockton Symphony Orchestra’s holiday show. The city’s musical troupe will bring its songs and sounds to Oliver Ames High School for its popular “Holiday Pops!” program — and word from the North Pole is they may get a helpi
Third OUIs, Warrants In 6 Towns: Somerville Police Log
SOMERVILLE, MA – The following are excerpts from the Somerville police log from Dec. 3-8. An arrest does not imply a conviction. Click this link to find out how to get a name removed from a Massachusetts Patch police report.
Randolph Man Assaults Braintree Officer During Arrest: PD
BRAINTREE, MA — Police said a Randolph man attacked two officers, while police tried to arrest the man on drug and trespassing charges. Lance Alford, 48, was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, trespassing, resisting arrest, and possession of a class A and B substances.
Quincy high school evacuated over paintball smoke device
QUINCY, Mass. - Classes will resume today at North Quincy High School as police review security cameras to see if they can figure out who left a smoke device in the library. A staff member found the smoke device Monday morning. It's a type of device that's often used during paintball games and creat
Plymouth: Police Respond To ‘Unusual’ Events (Audio Story)
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