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Police searching for passenger after serious motorcycle crash in Middleboro

MIDDLEBORO, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials are investigating after a motorcycle crash in Middleboro sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday. Officers responding to Plymouth Street for reports of a motor vehicle crash shortly before 9 p.m. On Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 8:55 p.m., Middleborough Police and Fire responded to the area near 83 Plymouth St. for a report of a motor vehicle crash found a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle had been struck by a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica minivan, according to police.
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Bridgewater man dies after skateboarding accident on Cape Cod

A Bridgewater man died in a Boston hospital Monday from severe head injuries he suffered in a skateboard accident on Cape Cod earlier this month, according to his family. Martin Luttrell, 48, was not wearing a helmet when he hit a patch of sand and fell while skateboarding at the family’s cottage in Dennisport on Sept. 11, a family member said.
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Haverhill Man, 31, Faces Gun and Drug Charges After State Police Traffic Stop

A 31-year-old Haverhill man faces firearm, drug, alcohol and automobile-related charges after being pulled over early Monday morning near Brockton. Ramon Silvelo-Miles was arrested after State Police said they observed his Toyota Camry sedan nearly strike a construction detail setup on Route 24 southbound. Trooper Tyler Hopkins reported the scent of an alcoholic beverage when he approached the man, who also exhibited what was described as slurred speech.

2 Pedestrians Struck in Crosswalk in Framingham Monday Night

FRAMINGHAM – Police cited an individual last night, September 20, after the driver struck two pedestrians in a crosswalk in Framingham. The driver making a left hand turn from Concord Street onto Gorman Street at 8:42 p.m., when the driver “struck two pedestrians in the crosswalk,” explained Framingham Police spokesperson Lt. Rachel Mickens.
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‘We’re in a disaster’: President of Greater Boston Food Bank calls for immediate action by city to address conditions around Mass. and Cass

“We’re just sitting here having a tsunami bury us.”. The leader of the Greater Boston Food Bank is calling on city officials to take decisive action and address the public health emergency in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, which has become the epicenter of the opioid epidemic and crisis of homelessness in the region.

Boston police launch homicide investigation after man shot in 2013 dies from injuries

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police have launched a homicide investigation after a man who was shot in 2013 died from his injuries last week, officials announced Tuesday. Carlos DelRosario, 28, of Boston, died on Sept. 16 from complications linked to injuries he suffered in a shooting on April 29, 2013, the Boston Police Department said, citing autopsy results.
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Police take action to stop kids harassing people in downtown Topsfield

A group of teens has been harassing people in downtown Topsfield and riding their bikes in the middle of the street, and police have had to take action. “We get these small groups of kids right before the school year begins," Topsfield Police Chief Neal Hovey said. "They’re all back from their summer vacations and whatever and they all get together.”

Falmouth Teenagers Found Guilty Of Assault On Franklin Teen

Two Falmouth teenagers were found guilty of assault after they kicked and beat a Franklin teenager until—and after—he was unconscious at a party last summer in Falmouth. According to Falmouth police, the two who were charged with crimes related to the incident received probation until they reach their 18th birthdays. The court case was conducted on August 18 in Falmouth Juvenile Court.

39 of nearly 108,000 ballots rejected in Boston mayoral preliminary election, city says

BOSTON — Boston’s preliminary election this year was different. “It took a long time for results to come in; longer than any of us wanted,” said Alex Psilakis of MassVOTE. “We wish they came in sooner, but what’s more important is that they are accurate, and we are hoping for the general [that] things will come in sooner and things will be accurate and even more efficient.”