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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Patrick made his first comments regarding the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month.
Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Gov. Patrick: 'I'm Sick of Unarmed Black Men Being Shot by Police'

Patrick made his first comments regarding the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month.
Allston Man Arrested For Allegedly 'Peeping' Into Brighton Apartment Window

Allston Man Arrested For Allegedly 'Peeping' Into Brighton Apartment Window

A female victim caught a man on camera "peeping" into her window.
After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

Police cracked down after an incident last month where an unsecured ax flew through the windshield of a trailing car.
After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

After Flying Ax Scare, State Police Cite Nearly 100 Drivers for Unsecured Cargo

Police cracked down after an incident last month where an unsecured ax flew through the windshield of a trailing car.
Allston Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Back Bay Car Crash

Allston Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Back Bay Car Crash

Two Brookline residents were killed in the crash in June.
Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Fallen Firefighter Michael Kennedy Receives Posthumous 'Big of the Year' Award

Fallen Firefighter Michael Kennedy Receives Posthumous 'Big of the Year' Award

The award was granted at the Big of the Year Gala Thursday.
Boston Firefighters Union Ratifies New Contract

Boston Firefighters Union Ratifies New Contract

Officials voted in favor of the new contract 824-58 on Thursday.
Mass. State Trooper Delivers Sharon Couple's Baby at Charles Circle in Boston

Mass. State Trooper Delivers Sharon Couple's Baby at Charles Circle in Boston

State Trooper Michael Close delivered a baby girl early Friday morning.
Beacon Hill Fire Causes $1M in Damages

Beacon Hill Fire Causes $1M in Damages

Five residents were displaced as a result of Saturday night's fire on Charles Street.
Zakim Bridge Safe After Crash, Officials Say

Zakim Bridge Safe After Crash, Officials Say

Malden taxi driver died in fiery Monday morning crash.
Cab Driver Dies in Zakim Bridge Crash

Cab Driver Dies in Zakim Bridge Crash

The crash occurred early Monday morning on I-93 North.
Trooper Who Released Tsarnaev Photos: I'd Do It Again

Trooper Who Released Tsarnaev Photos: I'd Do It Again

Sean Murphy said he has no regrets as he prepares to run the Boston Marathon in honor of a boy killed in last year's bombings.
Fallen Boston Firefighter's Father Remembers Son as Marathon Approaches

Fallen Boston Firefighter's Father Remembers Son as Marathon Approaches

West Roxbury native Michael Kennedy was training for this year's Boston Marathon.
Funeral to be Held Thursday for Boston Police Officer

Funeral to be Held Thursday for Boston Police Officer

Officer Dennis Simmonds will be laid to rest at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain.