Four arrested after string of armed robberies downtown

Boston Police report officers added to downtown patrols after recent armed robberies in the State Street area came across a dozen people loitering in front of "No Trespassing" signs in the plaza at Milk and India streets around 3:20 a.m. and arrested two on gun charges, one on drug charges and a fourth on an outstanding larceny warrant.
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Church Sign About Gender Identity Sparks Protests In Medford

MEDFORD (CBS) – A controversial sign in Medford sparked dueling protests along Salem Street Friday. “This is a message of God’s truth and us trying to reveal it to our community,” said Pastor Joseph Hawkins of New England Baptist Church. Pastor Hawkins’ sign about gender identity read: “MALE AND FEMALE CREATED HE THEM. GEN 5:2 GENDER IDENTITY SOLVED.” That message isn’t sitting well with the non-binary community who don’t identify as male or female. They showed up by the dozens in protest coming face-to-face with churchgoers. Sign outside New England Baptist Church in Medford (WBZ-TV) “The sign itself isn’t being inclusive and it’s not the representation of Medford,” said...
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Dangerous driver caught on dash cam

NEWTON, Mass. — As a construction crew pulls up to the intersection of Grant and Beacon streets in Newton, a chaotic scene erupted right on camera. On Wednesday, the driver of the red SUV blew through a red light on Beacon. An unmarked police car was at the light. They followed the SUV as it drove erratically toward Newton Center, passing cars and even crossing the double yellow lines and driving into oncoming traffic.

Boston nightclub to require proof of vaccination

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston nightclub will be requiring proof of vaccination for people hoping to go maskless in the club. The new policy at Jacques Cabaret is due to the recent uptick in the Delta variant. It will go into effect for all shows starting two weeks from Friday.

Massachusetts 19-year-old who allegedly had sex with horse, held without bail

A Massachusetts teenager who allegedly sexually assaulted a horse was ordered held without bail after a not guilty plea. According to the Norfolk Police, 19-year-old Jackson Z. Kelley, 19, of Allston and formerly of Norfolk, was arraigned Tuesday in Wrentham District Court on several charges including sexual contact with an animal, animal cruelty, and breaking and entering.

Chicopee woman dies in Easthampton crash, identity not released yet

EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- A Chicopee woman involved in a car accident in Easthampton has died, according to afternoons crash in Easthampton has died, according to Massachusetts State Police. Her identity has not been released yet. Troopers responded to 91 Southbound around 2:00 Friday afternoon, where they found a 2011 Honda...

Courthouse Records, July 21

Raymond Zayas, 35, of 45 Grand St., Apt. 315, Worcester, charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, guilty, ordered to serve one year of probation and to stay away and have no contact with the alleged victim, undergo substance abuse evaluation with treatment if needed, take medication as prescribed, and remain drug-free including THC.

A 311 Deep Dive: What Are Bostonians Complaining About?

Ever wonder what your neighbors like to complain about? In Boston, you don’t have to guess. That’s thanks to the city’s 311 system, which tracks resident reports across the Hub in real time. The NBC10 Boston Investigators analyzed hundreds of thousands of complaints to see what Bostonians’ top pain points...
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Friday 7/23/21: Two Newton Police Officers Attacked On Camera & More News

Two Newton Police Officers Attacked On Camera. The officers were attacked on Wednesday during a traffic stop. The officers are both said to be in stable condition. [WHDH]. Update: Latest Coronavirus Cases In Massachusetts. On Friday, health officials reported 586 new COVID cases and 5 new deaths. [NBC Boston]. The...