• Mansfield May 22, 2023 1:44 am

    Man Facing Gun Charges After Fatal Shooting in Mansfield

    A 22-year-old who was being detained following a fatal shooting Saturday in Mansfield, Massachusetts, is now facing weapons charges, officials announced. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said Sunday that William O’Brien, of Manchester-By-The-Sea, is being charged with carrying an illegal firearm and carrying a loaded illegal firearm. O’Brien had been detained Saturday during the initial investigation into the...

  • Mansfield May 21, 2023 12:05 am

    23-Year-Old Fatally Shot in Mansfield, Police Investigating

    A 23-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday in Mansfield, Massachusetts, officials said. According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, police responded to a home on West Church Street near Rumford Avenue after someone called 911 around 11:10 a.m. to report a shooting. Once on scene, first responders found the victim had been shot to death. He has since been…

  • Mashpee May 15, 2023 5:16 pm

    Man Dies After Being Burned in Fire Outside Cape Cod Home

    An elderly man died after being badly burned in a fire on Cape Cod Monday, officials said. The fire, started by open burning, burned Roger Collin, 86, according to the Cape and Island’s District Attorney’s Office. Neighbors of the home on Hooppole Road at Ashumet Avenue in Mashpee called 911 about 11:45 a.m. to report the fire, police said. First…

  • Andover May 13, 2023 3:09 pm

    Family of Andover Girl Killed by Truck Sets Up Scholarship Fund in Her Honor

    “In her spirit of boundless love and inclusion, we hope this fund provides opportunity to children who might not otherwise have it – and that it adds rich diversity to the SHED community for years to come.” they added.

  • Andover May 11, 2023 7:02 pm

    ‘Impossible Void': Family of Andover Girl Killed by Truck Speaks Out

    The family of Sidney Mae Olson, a 5-year-old girl who was hit by a truck while crossing a street in Andover, Massachusetts, this week, released a new statement Thursday mourning the “bright-eyed, energetic girl” and urging the town to change the intersection where she was killed.

  • Taunton May 11, 2023 12:53 pm

    Man Sentenced to Life for Killing Dad on Super Bowl Sunday 2021

    A man was sentenced to life in prison for murdering his father and trying to kill his stepmother on Super Bowl Sunday 2021 in Taunton, Massachusetts, prosecutors said Thursday. Gary Bergantim was convicted for the deadly double stabbing Tuesday and sentenced Thursday, the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said. He’d been arrested hours after the attack on Feb. 7, 2021,…

  • Shelburne May 11, 2023 10:33 am

    Woman Dies After Crash on Her Birthday on Mass. Mohawk Trail

    A woman has died from her injuries after crashing her car on her 65th birthday last week, authorities in Western Massachusetts said. The woman’s parents were also hurt in the single-car crash in Shelburne, the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Donna Woodcock, of Greenfield, was driving the car on the Mohawk Trail Friday about 6 p.m. when she...

  • fire May 9, 2023 11:22 am

    Woman Dies of Burns From Fire at Maine Campground

    A woman died from burns she received while someone tried to start a campfire in China, Maine, on Friday, officials said. Liza Bragg, 46, was standing next to the fire at a campground on Pellerin Road when she was burned about 10:18 p.m., the Maine Department of Public Safety said Tuesday. Others at the site called 911. Bragg, from Albion,…

  • Westford May 8, 2023 4:14 pm

    Man Admits Dumping Woman's Body in Westford After Overdose in Car

    A man who’d been charged with dumping a woman’s body on a road in Westford, Massachusetts, in 2019 has pleaded guilty, officials said Monday. Daniel Perras, a 59-year-old from Easthampton, admitted leaving Melissa Mestre’s body near a secluded stretch of Providence Road on Jan. 31, 2019, and getting rid of her belongings at a bridge miles away in Western Massachusetts,…

  • Maine May 3, 2023 10:52 am

    Driver's Daughter Dies When SUV Crashes Into Maine Recycling Truck

    An 18-year-old died after her mother crashed their SUV into a recycling truck that was pulled over in New Sharon, Maine, on Tuesday, authorities said. The 2005 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling along Farmington Falls Road when it hit the back of the Archies truck, which was picking up recycling, about 1:19 p.m., according to the Maine Department of Public Safety….

  • Martha's Vineyard May 1, 2023 5:35 pm

    New Plea for Help Finding Mother of Dead Baby Found in Mass. Recycling Center

    The search continued Monday for the mother of a baby girl whose body was found at a regional recycling facility in Rochester, Massachusetts, last week. The mother is believed to have been on Martha’s Vineyard — the girl’s remains were discovered Thursday in trash at Zero Waste Solutions in Rochester that appeared to have come from Martha’s Vineyard, state...

  • death investigation May 1, 2023 1:00 pm

    Man Died at NH Psych Unit After Altercation With Guards, Officials Say

    The man who died in the Secure Psychiatric Unit at the New Hampshire state prison in Concord over the weekend had been involved in an altercation with corrections officers, officials said Monday, identifying him. Jason Rothe, 50, was on Saturday involved in the altercation with several officers working at the Secure Psychiatric Unit, which is located on the prison’s campus,…

  • lawrence May 1, 2023 12:16 am

    18-Year-Old Killed, 5 Others Injured in Lawrence House Party Shooting

    An 18-year-old is dead and five others are injured after gunfire erupted at a house party early Sunday morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Lawrence police responded to a disturbance call at a Royal Street home around 3 a.m. and found six people had been shot, according to a statement from the Essex County District Attorney’s Office. All six victims were...

  • Massachusetts April 29, 2023 11:05 pm

    Remains of Baby Girl Found at Recycling Facility in Rochester, Mass.

    The Cape and Island District Attorney’s Office asked for help finding the newborn’s mother, who “may live on, have ties to, or recently travelled to Martha’s Vineyard.”

  • Martha's Vineyard April 29, 2023 11:42 pm

    Remains of Baby Girl Found at Mass. Recycling Facility

    The body of an infant was found at a regional cycling facility in Rochester, Massachusetts, on Thursday, prosecutors said Friday, asking for the public’s help finding the mother. Authorities identified the child as a baby girl on Saturday. She was found by employees at Zero Waste Solutions located on 50 Cranberry Highway in Rochester. State police say the baby girl…

  • New Hampshire May 3, 2023 1:10 pm

    Truck Driver Dies in Fiery Crash on NH Road

    A truck driver died in a fiery crash early Thursday morning in Rollinsford, New Hampshire, state police said. The driver, was identified Wednesday as 29-year-old Timothy Norton of Somersworth, died of what the state fire marshal called thermal inhalation injuries. The crash on Baer Road was reported about 3:24 a.m., and the first responders who arrived saw the truck fully…

  • Hyde Park April 25, 2023 4:01 pm

    Boston Police ID 2 Men Fatally Shot in Hyde Park

    The two men fatally shot in what are believed to be related incidents in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood Saturday night have been identified. The shooting both men are connected to took place about 9:37 p.m. on Dedham Street, Boston police said. One man was found dead in a car, another walked into Milton Hospital and later died. The man...

  • wareham April 25, 2023 12:29 pm

    Teenager, Hit by SUV While Biking in Wareham, Dies a Week Later

    A teenager has died a week after being hit by an SUV while riding a bicycle in Wareham, Massachusetts, officials said Tuesday. Tobey Alford, 14, had been flown to a children’s hospital after the crash on the night of Tuesday, April 18, according to the Plymouth District Attorney’s Office. Tobey was pronounced dead Monday. He was hit by the driver…

  • Waltham April 21, 2023 4:37 pm

    Baby Died at Waltham Home Last Week, Police Say

    A baby died after being rushed to a hospital from a home in Waltham, Massachusetts, last week, police said Friday. The baby, who was 5 months old, didn’t live at the home, according to the Waltham police, who are investigating. The residents of the home on Leitha Drive were cooperating with the investigation, police said. A woman at the home…

  • Maine April 19, 2023 5:33 pm

    Man Charged With Killing Parents, 2 Others, Then Shooting 3 Others on Maine Highway

    Joseph Eaton is accused of shooting and killing his parents and their friends before shooting three other people on the highway, who he believed were police following him.

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