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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Charges to be dropped in Amber casePITTSTON — A local case that made headlines in Boston last year and stoked a de
Charges to be dropped in Amber case
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
PITTSTON — A local case that made headlines in Boston last year and stoked a debate about the proper use of the Amber Alert child abduction notification system will soon be settled in a Luzerne County courtroom. Pittston police say they plan to drop... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Official: Baker has info that may give people “pause” on pot legalizationThis Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, photograph, shows the logo on the front of jars of
Official: Baker has info that may give people “pause” on pot legalization
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 hours ago
This Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, photograph, shows the logo on the front of jars of marijuana buds marketed by rapper Snopp Dogg in one of the LivWell marijuana chain's outlets south of downtown Denver. LivWell grows the Snoop pot alongside many other... Read more
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Boston Globe
Woburn police looking for man who allegedly assaulted officer, then hit pedestrian with carAccording to authorities, police said they received a call reporting a theft ne
Woburn police looking for man who allegedly assaulted officer, then hit pedestrian with car
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
According to authorities, police said they received a call reporting a theft near the intersection of New Boston and Merrimac streets around 9 a.m. At the scene, Tyson Delgado, 29, of Winthrop, was being interviewed by police when he allegedly... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
70-old man found shot to death in WarehamBy Jennifer Petracca news@abc6.com Massachusetts State Police, as well as War
70-old man found shot to death in Wareham
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
By Jennifer Petracca news@abc6.com Massachusetts State Police, as well as Wareham Police, are investigating the suspicious death of a 70-year-old man found shot to death in his home. John Williams was found unresponsive in his Glenn Charley Road... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Woman found injured on Williamstown roadway; police seek informationWILLIAMSTOWN >> A woman was found unresponsive on the side of a town road
Woman found injured on Williamstown roadway; police seek information
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
WILLIAMSTOWN >> A woman was found unresponsive on the side of a town roadway Tuesday evening, and police are looking for witnesses to help determine what happened to her. A passing motorist discovered the woman about 6:30 p.m. in the 1000... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley The University of Massachusetts lost a valued member of its community on Frid
UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted yesterday
The University of Massachusetts lost a valued member of its community on Friday, Feb. 5 with the unexpected death of 21-year-old student James Andrew Tilley, a senior physics major... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham police employees of the year honored by Exchange ClubThe last few months have been something of a roller coaster ride for Sgt. John
Chatham police employees of the year honored by Exchange Club
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
The last few months have been something of a roller coaster ride for Sgt. John Cain. The Savannah-Chatham police officer wound up all over social media in November after helping an injured cancer survivor finish the last leg of the Rock ’n’ Roll... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lanes reopen on Route 95 south after tractor-trailer crashA tractor-trailer crash in Woburn closed three lanes on Route 95 south Monday a
Lanes reopen on Route 95 south after tractor-trailer crash
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
A tractor-trailer crash in Woburn closed three lanes on Route 95 south Monday afternoon, according to Massachusetts State Police. The truck jack-knifed near Exit 34 around 1:20 p.m., a state police spokesman told Boston.com. No other vehicles were... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tractor-trailer crash closes lanes on Route 95 southA tractor-trailer crash in Woburn closed three lanes on Route 95 south Monday a
Tractor-trailer crash closes lanes on Route 95 south
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
A tractor-trailer crash in Woburn closed three lanes on Route 95 south Monday afternoon, according to Massachusetts State Police. The truck jack-knifed near Exit 34 around 1:20 p.m., a state police spokesman told Boston.com. No other vehicles were... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Opiate overdoses spike across Hampden CountyImage Courtesy: North Adams Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Opia
Opiate overdoses spike across Hampden County
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Image Courtesy: North Adams Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Opiate addiction has continued its deadly spread across western Massachusetts. Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni issued a statement Saturday night to warn the... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Senior falls 4 stories to death at Massachusetts universityCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a student has fallen to his death from a f
Senior falls 4 stories to death at Massachusetts university
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 4 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a student has fallen to his death from a fourth-floor window at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. WMUR-TV reports (bit.ly/1Q1KhHp) that senior James Tilley fell at about 2 a.m. Friday. He was from... Read more
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Salon.com
Senior falls 4 stories to death at Massachusetts universityCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a student has fallen to his death from a f
Senior falls 4 stories to death at Massachusetts university
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a student has fallen to his death from a fourth-floor window at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. WMUR-TV reports (bit.ly/1Q1KhHp) that senior James Tilley fell at about 2 a.m. Friday. He was from... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Senior falls 4 stories to death at Massachusetts universityCONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a student has fallen to his death from a f
Senior falls 4 stories to death at Massachusetts university
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a student has fallen to his death from a fourth-floor window at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. WMUR-TV reports (bit.ly/1Q1KhHp) that senior James Tilley fell at about 2 a.m. Friday. He was from... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
New Hampshire man falls to death at UMass-AmherstCONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a student from New Hampshire fell out of a
New Hampshire man falls to death at UMass-Amherst
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a student from New Hampshire fell out of a fourth-floor window and died at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. WMUR-TV reports (bit.ly/1Q1KhHp) that James Tilley of Windham - a senior majoring in physics... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Windham man falls to his death at University of MassachusettsA New Hampshire man fell out of a window and died early Friday morning at the U
Windham man falls to his death at University of Massachusetts
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 4 days ago
A New Hampshire man fell out of a window and died early Friday morning at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, police said. James Tilley of Windham fell out of a fourth-floor window around 2 a.m., according to Massachusetts State... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Snowy Friday morning commute- What to look out forPALMER, Mass. (WWLP) –For one of the first times this winter, western Massachus
Snowy Friday morning commute- What to look out for
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) –For one of the first times this winter, western Massachusetts drivers are dealing with a snowy morning commute. 22News was out on the roads throughout Hampden County tracking those conditions. As the morning progressed, main... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Police commissioner asks lawmakers for right to patrol Seaport District in South Boston - The Boston GlobeThe long-running dispute between Massachusetts State Police and the Boston Poli
Boston Police commissioner asks lawmakers for right to patrol Seaport District in South Boston - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
The long-running dispute between Massachusetts State Police and the Boston Police Department over who patrols the Seaport District flared up Thursday as Boston Commissioner William B. Evans asked legislators at the State House to grant shared... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Mass. State Police to hold conference on school bomb threatsBy News Staff news@abc6.com The Massachusetts State Police are holding a pres
Mass. State Police to hold conference on school bomb threats
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
By News Staff news@abc6.com The Massachusetts State Police are holding a press conference to discuss the recent bomb threats made to schools in the state. Police say they will include an update on the investigation and hold a discussion about... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Medical experts and law enforcement officials testify on fifth day of Durocher rape trial (Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian) Hampshire Superior Court Judge Mary-Lou Rup
Medical experts and law enforcement officials testify on fifth day of Durocher rape trial
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 7 days ago
(Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian) Hampshire Superior Court Judge Mary-Lou Rup denied a motion to have two charges against Patrick Durocher dropped in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marines: Traces of DNA have been recovered from fatal chopper crashMarines say only traces of DNA have been recovered from the scene of fatal heli
Marines: Traces of DNA have been recovered from fatal chopper crash
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Marines say only traces of DNA have been recovered from the scene of fatal helicopter crash that killed 12 soldiers None of the 12 Marines who died in the crash have been recovered 'Some remains' have been retrieved, but only trace DNA A five-day... Read more
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Boston Globe
One person seriously injured in crash on VFW ParkwayThe driver of an SUV involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon on the VFW Parkway i
One person seriously injured in crash on VFW Parkway
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
The driver of an SUV involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon on the VFW Parkway in West Roxbury has died, according to the Suffolk District Attorney’s office. The 54-year-old Roxbury man lost control of his Ford Escape at around 1:20 p.m. in a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Five arrested in abuse investigation at Massachusetts special needs school(CNN) -- Five people are facing charges in connection with an investigation int
Five arrested in abuse investigation at Massachusetts special needs school
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 days ago
(CNN) -- Five people are facing charges in connection with an investigation into allegations of abuse at a Massachusetts school for boys with learning disabilities, according to law enforcement officials. All five, arrested Sunday, are employees of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Leader of Marine helicopter squadron fired days before crashLeader of Marine helicopter squadron was fired three days before 12 of his coll
Leader of Marine helicopter squadron fired days before crash
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Leader of Marine helicopter squadron was fired three days before 12 of his colleagues were killed in Hawaii crash Lt. Col. Edward Pavelka was relieved from his duties on January 11 Two aircraft, each with six Marines on board, crashed on January... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Granby teen missing; Shelter-in-place order at nearby schoolsLindsay Layne. Image Courtesy: Granby Police Department GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP) –
Granby teen missing; Shelter-in-place order at nearby schools
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
Lindsay Layne. Image Courtesy: Granby Police Department GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP) – A shelter in place order is in effect at all Granby schools, as police search for a missing 16 year-old girl. Granby Police Chief Alan Wishart told 22News that Lindsay... Read more
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Boston Globe
Several area schools received bomb scaresA number of schools across Massachusetts were investigated for bomb scares on F
Several area schools received bomb scares
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
A number of schools across Massachusetts were investigated for bomb scares on Friday. It was not immediately clear if the threats were related. Boston College High received a bomb threat and informed police about it at just after noon, police said.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Those arrested in Eagleton School abuse allegations to be in court MondayGREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The five people arrested in connection with th
Those arrested in Eagleton School abuse allegations to be in court Monday
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The five people arrested in connection with the abuse allegations at the Eagleton School in Great Barrington are scheduled to be arraigned Monday. In the meantime, police are still looking to see if there is any... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Five Eagleton staffers arrested, charged with assault, intimidation, obstructionPITTSFIELD >> Five Eagleton School staffers were arrested and charged Sun
Five Eagleton staffers arrested, charged with assault, intimidation, obstruction
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> Five Eagleton School staffers were arrested and charged Sunday in an investigation of student physical and emotional abuse at the private facility for troubled boys and young men. The arrests follow a search of the school by more... Read more
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Boston Globe
Missing man’s body found in Mansfield pondPolice are investigating the death of man whose body was found in a Mansfield p
Missing man’s body found in Mansfield pond
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Police are investigating the death of man whose body was found in a Mansfield pond Sunday morning. Around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, a family reported that they had been unable to contact their adult son, according to police. After searching the area,... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Rutland police officer, accused of assault, on leave since September RUTLAND - A Rutland police detective is the subject of a state police investi
Rutland police officer, accused of assault, on leave since September
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
RUTLAND - A Rutland police detective is the subject of a state police investigation into his alleged assault of a student at the Devereux School last August.Detective Thomas Downey... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire DA: 50 investigators descend on Eagleton School in student abuse investigationGREAT BARRINGTON >> Some 50 local, state and federal law enforcement offi
Berkshire DA: 50 investigators descend on Eagleton School in student abuse investigation
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 11 days ago
GREAT BARRINGTON >> Some 50 local, state and federal law enforcement officers on Saturday evening carried out a search of Eagleton School into allegations of physical and emotional abuse on students by staff at the school, according to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lynn police shot and killed a man during a carjackingPolice officers in Lynn shot and killed a man after he pointed a gun at them an
Lynn police shot and killed a man during a carjacking
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
Police officers in Lynn shot and killed a man after he pointed a gun at them and tried to carjack a woman, according to Essex Count District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett. The Friday morning mayhem started when four officers tried to serve five... Read more
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Boston Herald
Feds: 56 suspects nabbed on RICO, gun, drug chargesAuthorities have swept up 56 suspects on racketeering, drug trafficking and gun
Feds: 56 suspects nabbed on RICO, gun, drug charges
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Authorities have swept up 56 suspects on racketeering, drug trafficking and gun charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office said this morning. "The United States Attorney’s Office will hold a press conference today at 11:30 a.m. at the Moakley Federal... Read more
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Boston Globe
Feds to announce drug, weapons charges against 56 defendantsDrug trafficking, racketeering and weapons charges against 56 defendants from t
Feds to announce drug, weapons charges against 56 defendants
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Drug trafficking, racketeering and weapons charges against 56 defendants from the Boston area will be announced by the U.S. Attorney’s office Friday morning. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security,... Read more
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The Herald News
No bail for Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife
No bail for Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death in her Norton home, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said. ATTLEBORO – A 35-year-old... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
No bail for Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife
No bail for Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death in her Norton home, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said. ATTLEBORO – A Weymouth man... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
No bail for Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife
No bail for Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death in her Norton home, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said. ATTLEBORO – A Weymouth man... Read more
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Boston Globe
1 dead after tire strikes vehicle on Route 128Massachusetts State Police continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred
1 dead after tire strikes vehicle on Route 128
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
Massachusetts State Police continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday afternoon on Route 128 in Lexington after a truck’s tire came off its axle and struck another vehicle. State Police spokesman David Procopio told Boston.com that... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife in Norton Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife
Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife in Norton
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death in her Norton home, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said. WEYMOUTH – A Weymouth man has... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife in Norton Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estra
Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
in Norton Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death in her Norton home, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said. WEYMOUTH – A Weymouth man has... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wifeMartin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife to
Weymouth man charged with killing estranged wife
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Martin McDonald, 35, of Weymouth is charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death in her Norton home, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office said. WEYMOUTH – A Weymouth man has been charged with murder in the death of his estranged wife... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man rescued after he fell through ice in a swampA 72-year-old man called 911 from the broken ice of a Franklin swamp Monday nig
Man rescued after he fell through ice in a swamp
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
A 72-year-old man called 911 from the broken ice of a Franklin swamp Monday night. “He had fallen through the ice and was ankle deep in water, unable to move,” said the Franklin police and fire departments in a statement. First responders were... Read more
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Boston Globe
A father delivered his own baby on I-495Mark and Jennifer Scalise, of Clinton, were on their way to the hospital just b
A father delivered his own baby on I-495
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Mark and Jennifer Scalise, of Clinton, were on their way to the hospital just before 6:30 a.m. when the baby’s head started to emerge, reports the Globe. Scalise caught the baby in a fleece jacket. Scalise removed the umbilical cord from around the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Tire breaks off pickup truck, kills motorist in LexingtonLEXINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police say a man was killed after a
Tire breaks off pickup truck, kills motorist in Lexington
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
LEXINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police say a man was killed after a tire came loose from a pickup truck driving on state Route 128 and smashed into his vehicle. State police spokesman David Procopio says the accident happened around 1:15... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Flying tire kills motorist on Route 128 in Lexington LEXINGTON, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts State Police say a man was killed afte
Flying tire kills motorist on Route 128 in Lexington
Lowell Sun / Posted 15 days ago
LEXINGTON, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts State Police say a man was killed after a tire came loose from a pickup truck driving on state Route 128 and smashed into his vehicle. State police spokesman... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield men arrested in $20,000 heroin bust post bailPITTSFIELD >> Two Pittsfield men, allegedly caught with more than $20,000
Pittsfield men arrested in $20,000 heroin bust post bail
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> Two Pittsfield men, allegedly caught with more than $20,000 worth of heroin during a traffic stop last Thursday, are both free on bail. Bail for Derrick LaForest, 33, was set at $25,000 and the driver of the car, Joseph Walker,... Read more
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Boston Globe
One dead after two-car crash on Route 128 in LexingtonOne person is dead after their vehicle was struck by a tire Tuesday afternoon o
One dead after two-car crash on Route 128 in Lexington
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
One person is dead after their vehicle was struck by a tire Tuesday afternoon on Route 128 in Lexington, according to police. Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio told Boston.com a tire from a vehicle traveling southbound went over... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Wild chase results in prison timeNASHUA - George Bally, 61, formerly of 461/2 Ledge St., agreed to plead guilty
Wild chase results in prison time
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
NASHUA - George Bally, 61, formerly of 461/2 Ledge St., agreed to plead guilty to four counts of felony reckless conduct, two counts of conduct after an accident, and one count each of possessing a controlled drug with intent to distribute and... Read more
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The New Yorker
Why Can’t We Stop Child Abuse?“Remember me?”: three months passed before the body of Bella Bond, discovered i
Why Can’t We Stop Child Abuse?
The New Yorker / Posted 16 days ago
“Remember me?”: three months passed before the body of Bella Bond, discovered in a trash bag in Boston Harbor, was identified.Credit Illustration by Oliver Munday; Source: Pat Greenhouse / The Boston Globe / Getty (Bottom-Right) Last June, a woman... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fire at Quincy treatment plant injures 5Five people were injured after a fire broke out Monday at a water treatment pla
Fire at Quincy treatment plant injures 5
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
Five people were injured after a fire broke out Monday at a water treatment plant in Quincy, according to Massachusetts State Police. Around 1 p.m., a piece of equipment at the Nut Island Treatment Plant exploded and sparked a fire, a state police... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Massachusetts State Police seize 2,000 bags of heroin in Cheshire stopCHESHIRE — A defective brake light led to the Massachusetts State Police seizur
Massachusetts State Police seize 2,000 bags of heroin in Cheshire stop
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 18 days ago
CHESHIRE — A defective brake light led to the Massachusetts State Police seizure of more than 2,000 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on Thursday. Troopers on patrol on South Street in Pittsfield spotted a vehicle with a broken brake light at... Read more
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