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Dozens arrested in multi-agency drug sweep in Brockton, Massachusetts

BROCKTON, Mass. — Dozens of people were arrested Tuesday morning in a massive drug sweep in Brockton, Massachusetts, state and local officials said. Investigators said the multi-agency operation was at least two months in the making and targeted drug dealers who were selling and trafficking opioids, including fentanyl in Brockton.
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Officials release name of man killed in tragic Taunton accident

The man who was electrocuted to death last Thursday while trying to remove an antenna from a Danforth Street home in Taunton has been identified by officials. According to Gregg Miliote of the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, the preliminary investigation into a Taunton fatality last Thursday morning suggests that an accidental electrical event claimed the life of 58-year-old Michael Messina, of North Easton and ignited a fire at an apartment building, said Taunton Fire Chief Timothy J. Bradshaw, Taunton Police Chief Edward J. Walsh, State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, and Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III.

Jaylen Brown appears to take swipe at Celtics fans

Jaylen Brown just brought the Boston Celtics to within two wins of an NBA title, but he still feels he is not getting his due from the local fanbase. The Celtics star “liked” a notable tweet on Sunday, just over a week after Boston fell to the Golden State Warriors in the Finals. The tweet read, “Jaylen Brown is so disrespected by Celtics fans.”

Colleen Ritzer family lawsuit against architecture firm allowed to move forward

DANVERS -- The family of the murdered Danvers high school teacher Colleen Ritzer said they are pleased with Monday's court ruling that will allow their wrongful death lawsuit to go to trial. The Ritzers are suing a Boston architectural firm DiNisco Design, Inc. over their security system and questions about whether it was working the day that Colleen was murdered.In 2013, freshman student Philip Chism followed Ritzer into the women's bathroom at the school and killed her. He was sentenced to a minimum of 40 years in prison. The Ritzers' attorney said the family wants answers and wants to improve safety in school. 
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Draymond reveals which Warrior made biggest shot of Finals

There were several moments throughout the NBA Finals that proved key in helping the Warriors beat the Boston Celtics to earn their fourth championship in eight seasons. But if you ask Draymond Green, there’s one pivotal shot that stands out above the rest. On the latest episode of “The...

Manny Ramirez gives hilariously hypocritical advice to son

BOSTON -- In case you hadn't heard, there's a rather intriguing group of players on the roster of the Brockton Rox this season. Competing for the team in The Futures League are the sons of Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez, Keith Foulke and Gary Sheffield.Baseball lineage like that has drawn all sorts of attention on the young players and their team, including a recent feature article on Of the many things that stood out in the feature, written by Joon Lee, some advice from the elder Manny Ramirez to his 19-year-old son was perhaps the funniest."The thing that...

84-year-old man drowns at Lynn Beach

LYNN – An 84-year-old man died Sunday after being pulled from the water at Lynn Beach.It happened just before 3 p.m. The man was given medical aid and rushed to Salem Hospital, but did not survive. Lynn Police are investigating the drowning. 

Julian Edelman: ‘A lot of guys’ got mad at Jimmy Garoppolo for sitting out with injury with Patriots

Jimmy Garoppolo’s brief time as a starter with the New England Patriots apparently left teammates questioning his toughness a bit. Former Patriots receiver Julian Edelman appeared on the “I AM ATHLETE” podcast this week to discuss some fiery comments made by former teammate Martellus Bennett. The former tight end blamed one loss during the 2016 season (during Tom Brady’s suspension) on Garoppolo choosing not to play due to an injury to his non-throwing shoulder.

Boston Police Department says intoxicated 16-year-old boy hit police cruiser while on scooter, passenger tried to discard firearm

Two 16-year-olds are facing charges after police said they hit a police cruiser while intoxicated on a scooter early Saturday morning. Around 2:50 a.m. Saturday, a 16-year-old boy, who was not named by police, was driving a scooter down the wrong way on Helen Street in Boston when he hit a police cruiser, the Boston Police Department said.