• police chase Jan 22

    Police Chase, Arrest Accused Car Thief in Brockton

    Police chased after a man accused of stealing a car and crashing it in Brockton Thursday night, sending four people to the hospital, according to authorities. Brockton Police were called just before 10 p.m. when the unidentified man first allegedly tried to steal a car at the Speedway Gas Station at 296 North Pearl Street. The suspect was unsuccessful at…

  • Kamala Harris Jan 22

    Brockton Doll Maker Finds Inspiration in Vice President Kamala Harris

    Widline Pyrame couldn’t find a doll that looked like her when she was growing up. “We didn’t really have Black dolls,” the Haiti native said. “We had white dolls. I wanted my hair to be just like my dolls. The dolls’ hair was straight.” As an adult in the United States, she mentored Black children while getting her degree...

  • police chase Jan 15

    Two Men Charged in Brockton Crash Following Police Chase

    Two men are in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase and crashing into a pole in Brockton, Massachusetts, early Friday morning. Jhovanni Jackson, 21, of the Bronx, N.Y., the suspected driver, and Aquan A. Hudson, 22, of Brockton, were taken to the hospital after losing control of the car and crashing on Pleasant Street and Route 27 around…

  • Brockton Jan 15

    Police Chase Ends in Crash and Arrests in Brockton

    Two people have been arrested following a police chase Friday morning that started in Boston and ended in a crash in Brockton, Massachusetts.

  • coronavirus Jan 6

    CEO of Health Center Explains Why COVID Vaccine Doses Had to Be Thrown Out

    As millions of people wait to receive coronavirus vaccines, a Massachusetts health center had to dispose of some of its doses. The CEO of the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center says doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were thrown away on Christmas Eve while they were vaccinating health care workers, due to some of those workers not showing up for their inoculations….

  • Brockton Jan 4

    Man to be Arraigned in Fatal Stabbing of Roommate in Brockton

    A Massachusetts man is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in connection with the fatal stabbing of his roommate over the weekend, prosecutors said. Robert Joseph Savignano, 25, faces a murder charge in the death Saturday of James Jennette, 35, in the Brockton home they shared, according to a statement Sunday from the Plymouth district attorney’s office. The men were involved…

  • Brockton Jan 4

    Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing His Roommate in Brockton

    The man arrested in connection to Saturday’s fatal stabbing in Brockton, Massachusetts, has been identified as the victim’s roommate. Robert Savignano, 25, was arrested and charged with murder, Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz said in a press release Sunday. Authorities allege Savignano stabbed 35-year-old James Jennette multiple times after a fight broke out between the two late Saturday...

  • Massachusetts Jan 3

    Roommate Identified as Suspect in Fatal Brockton Stabbing: DA

    Robert Savignano, 25, was arrested and charged with murder, Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz said in a press release Sunday. Authorities allege Savignano stabbed 35-year-old James Jennette multiple times after a fight broke out between the two late Saturday night.

  • Brockton Jan 3

    Brockton Police Arrest Man in Connection to Fatal Stabbing

    The stabbing took place around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at 158 Lisa Drive, Brockton police said.

  • Brockton Dec 29, 2020

    Man Fatally Shot by Police in Brockton ID'd as Man Wearing GPS Monitor in Court Case

    A Massachusetts man shot and killed by police Monday afternoon in Brockton has been identified by prosecutors, who offered more details on the shooting. Twenty-eight-year-old Bryan Cruz-Soto, of Dorchester, was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet for a case in Suffolk County when he was shot outside a home on Overlook Avenue just before 3 p.m., according to the Plymouth County…

  • shooting Dec 29, 2020

    Officer Shoots and Kills Man in Brockton, Police Say

    A man is dead after being shot by police Monday in Brockton, Massachusetts. Police said they responded shortly before 3 p.m. to a domestic violence situation on Overlook Avenue. Darren Duarte, a spokesperson from the Brockton Police Department, said a male suspect who was carrying a weapon was shot. The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office confirmed around 5:30 p.m....

  • Brockton Dec 28, 2020

    Authorities Investigate Loud Explosions in Brockton

    Authorities in Brockton, Massachusetts are seeking information about loud explosions heard across the city late Sunday. According to the Brockton Fire Department, two explosions were heard just before midnight Sunday. Social media posts said the explosions were accompanied by “white flashes of light,” the department said. Some residents reported the explosions as fireworks, while others said they sounded “bigger” than…

  • Moderna Dec 21, 2020

    1st Doses of Moderna's Vaccine Given in Mass.

    Vietnam veteran Patricia Thomas became one of the first people in the U.S. to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Monday at the VA Boston Community Living Center in Brockton.

  • shooting Dec 21, 2020

    Brockton Woman Shot in Taco Bell Parking Lot

    A 27-year-old woman was shot in the head outside of a Taco Bell in Brockton, Massachusetts, in the early hours of Monday morning, according to authorities. The victim was taken via ambulance to Good Samaritan Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Police responded to the Taco Bell parking lot on Belmont Street in Brockton after a reported shooting at 1:12 a.m….

  • car crash Dec 9, 2020

    2 Injured in Crash on Route 27 in Brockton

    A car crash caused a major traffic back-up in Brockton, Massachusetts, Wednesday morning. Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Brockton Fire Department. EMS crews also responded to an unrelated medical emergency nearby. Massachusetts State Police shut down the exit ramp from Route 24 to Route 27 after the two-car crash but have since…

  • multi car crash Dec 7, 2020

    Woman, 21, Fatally Struck on Route 24 After Crashing, Exiting Vehicle: Police

    A 21-year-old Massachusetts woman was fatally struck by a vehicle on Route 24 in West Bridgewater after crashing into a median and exiting her vehicle, authorities said. According to state police, the woman crashed her Toyota Camry into the median dividing the northbound and southbound sides of the road before the vehicle came to rest in the middle of the…

  • Massachusetts Nov 29, 2020

    Brockton's Good Samaritan Medical Center Suspending Visitors Amid COVID Spike

    A hospital in Brockton, Massachusetts, has announced it is temporarily suspending visitors starting Monday amid a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases. Brockton is one of 81 communities considered at the highest risk for transmitting the coronavirus in Massachusetts, according to the latest weekly community-level data on the pandemic. Good Samaritan Medical Center, located at 235 North Pearl Street in Brockton,…

  • Good Samaritan Medical Center Nov 28, 2020

    Hospital in Brockton Bans Most Visitors Due to COVID

    Effective Monday, Nov. 30, Good Samaritan Medical Center is banning visitors with a few exceptions due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

  • arraignment Nov 21, 2020

    Man Accused of Killing Brockton Grandmother in Hit-and-Run Held on Bail

    The Massachusetts man accused of striking and killing a Brockton grandmother with his vehicle Tuesday evening, then fleeing the scene, faced a judge on Friday. Michael Blanche, a 33-year-old from Brockton, was arraigned in Brockton District Court on charges of leaving the scene of a crash causing death, negligent motor vehicle homicide, driving with a suspended license, speeding and failure…

  • arraignment Nov 20, 2020

    Man Arraigned in Fatal Brockton Crash

    A Massachusetts man accused of leaving the scene of a fatal crash earlier this week faced a judge Friday morning.

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