34 hours ago

New report on Las Vegas gunman documents Boston locations searched

- Official Red Sox Team Store, 19 Yawkey Way, Boston, Mass.

    New report on Las Vegas gunman documents Boston locations searched
    A new report released by police documents the specific locations in Boston the Las Vegas gunman searched before carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department report said Stephen Paddock meticulously planned how to carry out the attacks, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said Friday.
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2 days ago

2 New England grocery stores rated among nation's best

2 New England grocery stores rated among nation's best

    2 New England grocery stores rated among nation's best
    Wegmans and southern supermarket chain Publix were named America's favorite grocery stores, according to a new customer loyalty index released. The two chains each received a score of 77 percent on Market Force Information's most recent customer loyalty index. Trader Joe's was close behind with a score of 76% and Texas-based H-E-B was third with a score of 69%.
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2 days ago

Woman killed in crash on Brockton-Avon line

On Tuesday evening, a driver struck several cars at Avon Auto Brokers, which is a quarter-mile north of Thursday’s scene, at 107 Memorial Drive.

    Woman killed in crash on Brockton-Avon line
    A woman was killed when she crashed into a utility pole at the Brockton-Avon line Thursday morning, officials said. Police and firefighters responded to the area of North Montello and Wilder streets about 9:34 a.m. for a report of a crash. Police were told the victim was unconscious and trapped in her vehicle, the Enterprise reported.
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5 days ago

Spike in deadly violence in city raising concerns

Later that day in Dorchester, two other men were found shot in a car in a parking lot at the corner of Washington Street and Columbia Road. One of those men later died.

    Spike in deadly violence in city raising concerns
    A disturbing trend is raising concerns in Boston after the city's fourth deadly shooting of the year, compared to just one during the same time frame in 2017. The latest shooting happened in Dorchester around 5:30 p.m. Sunday when a man was shot at the corner of Kenwood and Washington streets.
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6 days ago

Brockton man, 42, killed in shooting outside city bar

The Brockton man was gunned down outside Dylan’s Pub and Grille, at 789 Centre St., about a half-mile from the Abington town line, early Saturday morning.

    Brockton man, 42, killed in shooting outside city bar
    David Carroll was there for his friends at all times whether it was a call at 3 a.m., or a good morning message hours later, according to the Brockton Enterprise. The 42-year-old man, known as "PuPa," didn't sleep often and always used the phrase, "17A we don't sleep," referencing a Route 24 exit to the city.
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Jan 13

No working carbon monoxide detectors in home where man found dead

Authorities responded to the home in the 700 block of Hyde Park Avenue in the Roslindale neighborhood of the city.

    Person dead after high carbon monoxide levels found in home
    Authorities said a man died after high carbon monoxide levels were found inside a home in Boston Saturday morning. Authorities responded to the home in the 700 block of Hyde Park Avenue in the Roslindale neighborhood of the city. Firefighters and first responders received reports of multiple people sick from high carbon monoxide levels.
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Jan 13

Man killed in shooting outside bar

Police responded to Dylan’s Pub and Grille, at 789 Centre St., about 2:04 a.m. for a report of a shooting. The bar is located just east of Quincy Street, about a half-mile from the Abington town line.

    Man killed in shooting outside bar
    A city man was gunned down outside a bar early Saturday morning - the first homicide of the year, The Enterprise reports . Police responded to Dylan's Pub and Grille, at 789 Centre St., about 2:04 a.m. for a report of a shooting.
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Jan 13

Pedestrian struck on Mass. Ave. in middle of rush hour

Police said the incident happened around 4 p.m. Friday in the area of Mass. Avenue and Newbury Street.

    Pedestrian struck on Mass. Ave. in middle of rush hour
    A pedestrian was seriously hurt after being hit by vehicle in Boston. Police said the incident happened around 4 p.m. Friday in the area of Mass. Avenue and Newbury Street. Police said the vehicle involved remained at the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
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Jan 11

Sam's Club closing a series of locations across the country

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11 Batchelder Rd, Seabrook, NH 03874

    Sam's Club closing a series of locations across the country
    Walmart-owned warehouse retailer Sam's Club announced Thursday morning it is closing locations across the country. The verified Twitter account for Sam's Club began replying to followers shortly before 11 a.m. with the following statement: "After a thorough review of our existing portfolio, we've decided to close a series of clubs and better align our locations with our strategy.
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Jan 10

Police: Robber brandishes knife, exposes self to woman, child

Boston police said the incident happened in the 200 block of Paris Street in East Boston at 6:30 a.m. Monday.

The man fled in a dark-colored sedan, possibly a Toyota Corolla or Camry, with a partial registration plate of 5FX, police said. The car had been parked with its hazard lights on at the corner of Marion and Paris streets.

    Police: Robber brandishes knife, exposes self to woman, child
    Police are looking for a man who brandished a knife and exposed himself to a woman and her 10-year-old son before taking their cash. Boston police said the incident happened in the 200 block of Paris Street at 6:30 a.m. Monday.
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Jan 09

Police: Body found in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood

The body was found at about 11 a.m. near 61 Beach St.

    Police: Body found in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood
    A body was found in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood Tuesday morning, police said.
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Jan 08

Multi-alarm fire breaks out at multi-family home in Lynn

Sky5 was over the scene Monday afternoon and captured heavy smoke pouring out of the top floor of the building at 26 Broad Street. The raging fire engulfed the multi-family home. Firefighters are using ladders to battle the blaze.

    Multi-alarm fire breaks out at multi-family home in Lynn
    Firefighters are battling a multi-alarm fire at an apartment building in Lynn. Sky5 was over the scene Monday afternoon and captured heavy smoke pouring out of the top floor of the building at 26 Broad Street. The raging fire engulfed the multi-family home. Firefighters are using ladders to battle the blaze.
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Jan 06

Oil tank rupture prompts hazmat response in Boston

Firefighters responded to a two-family home at 16 Tennis Road in Mattapan Saturday afternoon for a reported hazmat situation in the basement.

    Oil tank rupture prompts hazmat response in Boston
    Eight people are without a home after an oil tank ruptured inside a basement in Boston. Firefighters responded to a two-family home at 16 Tennis Road in Mattapan Saturday afternoon for a reported hazmat situation in the basement. Officials said an oil delivery truck was filling a 275-gallon tank when it broke, spilling about 170 gallons of home heating oil.
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Jan 04

MBTA train rams car stuck on tracks -- driver escapes

The southbound train continued forward a couple hundred yards before coming to a stop behind Burger King at 115 Broad Street.

    MBTA train rams car stuck on tracks -- driver escapes
    As snow pounded down Thursday, a driver attempted to cross train tracks in an SUV- but the snow was too thick and heavy. The car was stuck. With the driver and passenger still in the car two nearby bystanders went over to help them.
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