Tuesday Mar 11
Gun group: Mass. lawmakers should OK fake gun bill
Gun rights advocates are calling on Massachusetts lawmakers to approve a bill that would treat anyone who brandishes a fake gun during a violent crime the same as someone with an actual weapon.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Cops: Repeat OUI driver claimed he's been dry
A Pembroke man who told police he hadn't had a drop to drink "in 20 years," was busted in Hingham on his sixth drunken-driving charge Friday night with an empty bottle of Smirnoff Ice vodka in the console of the pickup truck he was operating with a suspended license and a plate registered to a compact car, police said.
DA Investigating Police-Involved Shooting In Hingham
Shortly before 2 a.m., Hingham Police say they received a call from Brian Middendorf, 34, who said he had a handgun and was on Beale Street.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Boston weather: Snow showers tonight, milder temperatures ahead
Forecast discussion: Despite a high pressure system over eastern Canada, an upper level disturbance is passing over New England.
Three Middleboro men seriously injured in Rochester crash
Three Middleboro men were seriously injured when they were thrown out of a speeding car that hit the side of the road, flew up in the air and rolled over on Tuesday evening.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Just In: Brockton tot died - slow, steady death,' prosecutors say
A 4-year-old boy "died a slow, steady death" at the Brockton hotel where authorities say his mother's boyfriend pummeled him, prosecutors said today in Brockton District Court.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Boston weather: A little snow for Boston, more snow for Cape
Forecast discussion: After seeing a few days of bright sunshine, Boston was seeing overcast skies as a cold front moved through Southern New England.
Correction chief, staff rebuked in patient death
Governor Deval Patrick on Saturday announced sweeping disciplinary measures against three prison guards and three high-ranking Department of Correction officials for the roles they played in the 2009 death of 23-year-old Joshua K. Messier as guards attempted to restrain him at Bridgewater State Hospital.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mass. Fire Officials Furious Over Judge's Plea Deal With Serial Arson Suspects
Fire officials on the South Shore are furious over a plea deal being offered to two men charged in connection with a series of arson fires.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Driver in fatal crash admits being drunk and high Is sentenced to 6...
Twenty-one-year old Zachery Lemmo of Middleboro admitted in court last week that he was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol when he struck the vehicle of well-known retired Middleboro teacher James "Jimmy" Braga on March 9, 2013.
Carver man charged with stabbing father multiple times
George Cowen, 23, is being charged with assault with intent to murder, according Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz's office.
Cape Cod Times
Sandwich must look to northwest
Yes, Sandwich has the highest tax rate in Barnstable County. Yes, Sandwich needs more commercial ventures.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Killer heroin taking lives in Bristol County and beyond
By CURT BROWN email@example.com A plentiful supply of potent heroin is one of the factors behind a rash of fatal overdoses that since Nov. 1 have killed 54 people in Bristol and Plymouth counties and at least 185 statewide, state police say.
With Impartiality Questioned, Federal Judge Explodes In Anger
A federal judge has exploded in anger at defense attorneys asking him to step down from the coming corruption trial of former Probation Commissioner John O'Brien and two other defendants.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Pembroke Republican joins Congressional race
Republican Vincent Cogliano Jr. said he will seek the Massachusetts 9th Congressional District seat now held by Bourne Democrat William Keating.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Boston weather: Snow expected for Tuesday
Forecast discussion: Is it me, or has winter lasted longer than usual? It only feels that way.
Adding Before Subtracting
A period of snow will drop a few inches on us Tuesday. The apparant track of the low favors more moisture N & W of Boston, thus the higher expected totals there.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
1 Storm Leads To Another
Another storm has come and gone and this one did not meet expectations in places.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Winds, snow cause power outages in U.S. Northeast
Parts of New England got socked Saturday by more snow and high winds that knocked out power to thousands, officials said.
Despite the dire warnings that are out there for parts of the region from tonight's storm, I am pretty much convinced that this system isn't going to deliver much of a blow except perhaps parts of southeastern MA including Cape Cod.