• fire 14 hours ago

    Three Adults Displaced, Cat Dies in Wareham Fire

    Three adults and one cat escaped a house fire in Wareham, Massachusetts, Monday morning, but another cat died. The Wareham Fire Department received multiple calls about a fire at 33 Long Boat Road in West Wareham around 2:17 a.m. Monday. Wareham Police officers arrived on scene first and told firefighters that there home was heavily involved in fire. Firefighters made an…

  • Boston crime Jul 24

    Police Arrest 4 Near Faneuil Hall, Seize Guns

    Police arrested several people near Boston’s Faneuil Hall Thursday night, recovering several firearms, authorities said Friday. Boston police officers were on patrol in response in the area of McKinley Square when they saw 12 people allegedly loitering in front of “No Trespassing” signs in Jenney Plaza. According to authorities, officers arrested a 22-year-old Roxbury resident and a 25-year-old Somerville resident…

  • Dedham Jul 21

    Dedham Couple to Face Charges in Teen's Drowning Death at Graduation Party

    A Dedham, Massachusetts couple will face charges in connection with the death of teenager who was pulled from their pool last month during a graduation party. A clerk magistrate on Wednesday ruled charges can move forward against the homeowners, James Coughlin and Leslie Coughlin, in the death of 17-year-old Alonzo Polk of Dedham. They are charged with furnishing alcohol to…

  • POLICE Jul 21

    Woman Shot Overnight in Boston

    A woman who was shot Tuesday night near the Roxbury – Dorchester line in Boston is expected to survive, police say. Police were alerted to shots fired just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at 131 Dale St., 15 rounds at 150 MLK Blvd. A call also came in around the same time for shots fired. Police found a firearm and ballistics,…

  • weymouth hit and run Jul 19

    Family Seeks Help Finding Weymouth Hit-And-Run Driver

    Police and family in Weymouth, Massachusetts, are asking for the public’s help to identify the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed Xuan “Sue” Vo over the weekend.

  • suspect search Jul 16

    Police Search for Man Accused of Stealing Jimmy Fund Donations

    Police are looking for the person who stole Jimmy Fund donations at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

  • Somerville Jul 15

    Alleged Gunman in Deadly Somerville Shooting Appears in Court

    The man accused of killing his roommate in Somerville, Massachusetts, Wednesday appeared in court a day later, where prosecutors said the killing occurred in the middle of an argument. The victim’s sister was apparently the one who called 911 — she was hiding in a closet when the shooting took place, officials said. Edson dos Santos Moreno, 26, shot 22-year-old…

  • break-ins Jul 15

    Newton Police Search for Person Connected to String of Break-ins

    Police in Newton are telling people to lock their doors in response to five home break-ins, of which all victims were Asian residents, over the past month.

  • Massachusetts State Police Jul 14

    ‘Critical Staffing Shortage' Causes Shakeup at Mass. State Police

    A staffing shortage is causing a shakeup inside the Massachusetts State Police, according to an email the NBC10 Boston Investigators obtained from the leader of the agency. According to the memo, 46 veteran troopers are being pulled from their specialty units and temporarily reassigned to barracks, where they’ll help patrol the streets. In his communication to troopers, Col. Christopher Mason…

  • break-ins Jul 14

    Newton Police Investigate String of Break-Ins

    Police in Newton are telling people to lock their doors in response to five home break-ins over the past month, all victims of which were of Asian descent. Police have released images from video surveillance that show the same person pictured at the time of the break-ins on June 19 on Dedham Street and June 20 on Helene Road.

  • surveillance Jul 13

    ShadowDragon: Mass. Police Get New Social Media Monitoring Tool

    Police departments in Massachusetts have new software at their fingertips that can search and monitor social media activity, but its rollout is raising concerns among some free speech advocates. The tool, made by a company called ShadowDragon, searches public information from dozens of social media networks, using digital clues to identify who’s behind online accounts and to visualize networks...

  • Massachusetts Jul 13

    Police in Mass. Get New Social Media Monitoring Tool

    Police departments have access to new software to monitor people’s activity on social media.

  • Boston Jul 13

    50-Year-Old Boston Man Fatally Struck by Car

    The body of a 50-year-old Boston man was found in the roadway on Route 90 eastbound on the Exit 135 ramp in Boston Tuesday, according to police. The Massachusetts State Police responded to reports of a pedestrian down around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators were on scene. Based on preliminary investigation, authorities believe the man was struck by multiple unknown cars…

  • shooting Jul 12

    Accused Gunman in Deadly Milton Shooting Held Without Bail

    The suspect in fatal shooting in Milton, Massachusetts, over the weekend was held without bail at his arraignment Monday. Myles King, a 21-year-old from Milton, is accused of shooting 25-year-old Marquis Simmons. Simmons was shot after he got off his moped, according to a statement from the Norfolk District Attorney’s office. He was taken to Boston Medical Center where...

  • Boston Jul 12

    Man Accused of Attempted Kidnapping in East Boston Held Without Bail

    A man accused of trying to kidnap a woman in East Boston is expected to appear in court Monday.

  • POLICE Jul 12

    Everett Police Shoot, Injure Man Allegedly Armed With Sword

    Everett police shot and injured a man who allegedly barricaded himself in an apartment building, then emerged with a sword early Monday morning, authorities said. The 45-year-old Everett man allegedly barricaded himself shortly after midnight inside a Buckman Street apartment building where he lives, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office. Everett police and other officers, including from...

  • Daily Debrief Jul 12

    Alleged Sword-Wielding Suspect Expected to Survive Everett Police Shooting

    In today’s Daily Debrief, shots fired at a standoff in Everett. Pfizer has a meeting with the FDA, as it pushes for authorization on a COCID vaccine booster shot, even though the nation’s top docs say a third dose isn’t necessary right now. How you could win a ticket on an astro-tourism space flight. And some families are getting $300...

  • investigation Jul 12

    Standoff Suspect Shot in Everett

    Shots were fired and a neighborhood shut down Sunday night into Monday morning as police responded to a call for a reported armed and barricaded man in Everett, Massachusetts.

  • POLICE Jul 12

    Standoff Suspect Shot in Everett

    Shots were fired and a neighborhood shutdown Sunday night into Monday morning as police responded to a call for a reported armed and barricaded man in Everett, Massachusetts.

  • Attempted Kidnapping Jul 10

    Man Arrested in East Boston Attempted Kidnapping

    A man was arrested after allegedly trying to kidnap a woman on Porter Street in East Boston Wednesday morning. The victim reportedly told police she was approached by a man around 4a.m. on Wednesday who asked for directions to the Maverick Square MBTA Station. According to police, as she began to provide directions, the man — identified by police as…

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