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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Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Main Street Crash

Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Main Street Crash

The crash occurred around 8 p.m. Tuesday at 700 Main St.
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.
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.
Sunfish Mistaken for Shark Forces Closure of Local Beach

Sunfish Mistaken for Shark Forces Closure of Local Beach

Sunrise Beach in Marshfield was evacuated Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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 Licenses be Legible, Uncovered

Mass. State Police Warn: State Law Requires Licenses 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.
State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Norfolk County This Weekend

State Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint in Norfolk County This Weekend

State Police said "inconveniences to motorists will be minimized with advance notice to reduce fear and anxiety.”
Police: Man Robs Braintree Bank Without Weapon

Police: Man Robs Braintree Bank Without Weapon

Police are searching for a man in connection with a robbery at Century Bank.
Driver Sleeps at Red Light; Driver Crashes Into Pole on Liberty

Driver Sleeps at Red Light; Driver Crashes Into Pole on Liberty

Braintree police made two impaired driving arrests.
Weymouth Women Arrested on Drug Charges

Weymouth Women Arrested on Drug Charges

Four people were arrested by Braintree police recently on drug charges.
Hospital Arraignment Expected For Man Shot by Weymouth Police

Hospital Arraignment Expected For Man Shot by Weymouth Police

A man shot by a Weymouth police officer Friday is expected to be arraigned at South Shore Hospital Monday afternoon.
Wemyouth Police Officer Shoots Man Armed With Knife

Wemyouth Police Officer Shoots Man Armed With Knife

Officers responding to a domestic dispute on Winter Street fired upon a man who allegedly lunged at them with a knife.