Brockton

Kyle Loughlin. (WBZ-TV)

Former Bridgewater State Daycare Worker Pleads Not Guilty In Child Rape Case

A Massachusetts judge has set bail at $100,000 for a former Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually assaulting two young boys while working at a campus daycare center.

15 hours ago

Buckley was shot outside this home on Thayer Street in Brockton. (WBZ-TV)

Brockton Police Fatally Shoot Man Armed With BB Guns

A 45-year-old Brockton man was shot and killed by police early Thursday morning, officials said.

07/02/2015

Thomas Kennedy (pictured right) wit Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker. (Photo courtesy: State Sen. Thomas Kennedy via Facebook)

Thomas Kennedy, Longtime State Lawmaker, Dies At 63

Massachusetts state Sen. Thomas Kennedy of Brockton has died.

06/29/2015

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Massachusetts Court Offers Guidelines On Spanking

The state’s highest court has for the first time set legal guidelines for when and how parents can use spanking to discipline their children.

06/25/2015

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker addresses the decision to sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. (WBZ-TV)

Baker: Program To Fight Youth, Gang Violence Gets Funding Increase

A program aimed at fighting gang and youth violence has received a $1.25 million funding increase.

06/20/2015

Avandro Goncalves of Brockton is unable to walk after accidentally falling out a window at his home. (WBZ-TV)

Brockton Boy Continues Fight To Walk After Falling Out Window

A young Brockton boy who fell out of his bedroom window in March continues his fight to walk again.

06/16/2015

Abington brush fire on Saturday. (Photo by Abington Fire Department)

Firefighters Battle Abington Brush Fire

Firefighters from several communities helped Abington Fire Department battle a brush fire on Saturday.

06/13/2015

A man robs a Brockton store with an AK-47. (WBZ-TV)

Masked Men Rob Brockton Convenience Store With Assault Rifle

Police say two men armed with an AK-47 burst into a Brockton convenience store.

06/10/2015

A dog from the Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Blue Dog Shelter In Brockton

Three dogs up for adoption from the Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday.

06/07/2015

Window bars are aimed to prevent injury in children. (WBZ-TV)

Device Aims To Prevent Children From Accidentally Falling Out Windows

It can happen in an instant – a young child falling right out of a window. But one simple device could save a life.

06/02/2015

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