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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
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.
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.
Boston Police Arrest One on Armed Robbery Charges in Charlestown

Boston Police Arrest One on Armed Robbery Charges in Charlestown

The following information was provided by the Boston Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.
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.
Mass. State Police Warn: State Law Requires License Plates be Legible, Uncovered

Mass. State Police Warn: State Law Requires License Plates be Legible, Uncovered

State Police will enforce law that prohibits licenses plates from being covered or obscured.
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.
Charlestown Teen Among 3 Arrested for Breaking and Entering

Charlestown Teen Among 3 Arrested for Breaking and Entering

The following information was provided by the Boston Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.
Boston Man Drowns in NH’s Lake Winnipesaukee

Boston Man Drowns in NH’s Lake Winnipesaukee

Oscar Hernandez Gonalez was 27.
'Intoxicated' Man Jumps Into Giant Shark Tank

'Intoxicated' Man Jumps Into Giant Shark Tank

The tank contains a shark, giant sea turtles and more than 2,000 aquatic animals.
Charlestown Man Arrested for Shoplifting at Au Bon Pain in South Station

Charlestown Man Arrested for Shoplifting at Au Bon Pain in South Station

The man was previously wanted for several other shoplifting incidents.
Boston Fireworks Show Cut Early Due to Storms, Area Evacuated

Boston Fireworks Show Cut Early Due to Storms, Area Evacuated

Garages were opened for attendees to take shelter during the weather.
State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Suffolk County This Weekend

State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Suffolk County This Weekend

The checkpoint will run Friday night into Saturday.
State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Suffolk County This Weekend

State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Suffolk County This Weekend

The checkpoint will run Friday night into Saturday.
Man with Gun Reported Near Schrafft Center in Charlestown Friday

Man with Gun Reported Near Schrafft Center in Charlestown Friday

A man reportedly set up a target for shooting practice near the Schrafft Center.
Baby Girl Delivered on I-93

Baby Girl Delivered on I-93

First responders delivered the baby during Thursday morning’s rush hour.
Two Workers Injured at Longfellow Bridge Monday

Two Workers Injured at Longfellow Bridge Monday

Boston Fire and Boston EMS are on scene in Boston.