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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
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.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
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.
Two Men Plead Guilty to Importing, Reselling Counterfeit Cell Phone Cases

Two Men Plead Guilty to Importing, Reselling Counterfeit Cell Phone Cases

Authorities seized more than 10,000 counterfeit cases, including ones bearing the marks of manufacturers, such as OtterBox and Hello Kitty.
Massachusetts State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County This Weekend

Massachusetts State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County This Weekend

The checkpoints will be "operated during varied hours."
Wakefield Fire Department Graduates Two from State Firefighting Academy

Wakefield Fire Department Graduates Two from State Firefighting Academy

Nathan E. Bleau and Darren R. Stead graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy last Friday.
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.
State Police: 'Our Goal Is to Have Zero Fatalities this Holiday Weekend'

State Police: 'Our Goal Is to Have Zero Fatalities this Holiday Weekend'

Police said officers will hold sobriety checkpoints and conduct increased patrols looking for drunk drivers this Labor Day weekend.
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.
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.
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.
Two Men Charged With Selling Counterfeit Cell Phone Cases From China

Two Men Charged With Selling Counterfeit Cell Phone Cases From China

They operated a store in Wakefield and allegedly sold the cases that included Hello Kitty from kiosks in shopping malls.
Massachusetts State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County This Weekend

Massachusetts State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Middlesex County This Weekend

The checkpoints will be "operated during varied hours."
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.
Wakefield Man Helps Fight Forest Fires in Pacific Northwest

Wakefield Man Helps Fight Forest Fires in Pacific Northwest

The fires have destroyed nearly 900,000 acres in Oregon and Washington over the past two weeks.
Wakefield Woman Injured on Lake Winnipesaukee

Wakefield Woman Injured on Lake Winnipesaukee

Woman was injured by a propeller, according to New Hampshire State Police.