Gas Station


Power Outage Thwarts Attempted Robbery In Hampton, NH

Police in Hampton, N.H., say a man who attempted to rob a gas station during a power outage ran away when he learned the safe couldn’t be opened.


Crews are cleaning up the Prime Gas Station in Dorchester after someone accidentally activated the fire extinguishing system.  (Photo Credit: Boston Fire Department/Twitter)

Fire Extinguishing System Accidentally Triggered At Dorchester Gas Station

An overhead fire extinguishing system made a huge mess at a gas station in Dorchester on Thursday night.


Police searched the Jeep Cherokee after the chase. (Photo courtesy: David Mullen)

Police Chase Through Several Towns Ends In Whitman Crash

A wild police chase through several communities ended with a crash in Whitman Friday morning.


A man threatened to drop a lighter in this tank.

Man Tries To Blow Up Lynn Gas Station With Cigarette Lighter

An angry drunk man tried to drop a lighter into the storage tank at a Lynn gas station.


A man and woman were shot at a Roxbury gas station.

Man Shot, Killed At Roxbury Gas Station

A man has died and a woman was wounded in a shooting at a gas station on Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury.


This image shows a man wanted for using a needle to hold up a Braintree gas station.

Braintree Gas Station Held Up With Hypodermic Needle

Police in Braintree are searching for a robber who held up a Mobil station with a hypodermic needle.


Police say man who robbed Norwood gas station had "puppy dog eyes".

Police Search For Machete-Wielding Robber With ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’

Norwood Police are trying to track town the man who robbed a gas station with a machete on Tuesday.


(Credit: Cohasset Police)

Cohasset Police: Call From ‘Mom Who Gave Birth Behind Gas Station’ A Hoax

Detectives are looking for the prankster who made the troubling 20-minute phone call to police claiming she had just given birth behind a gas station.


A still frame from the surveillance video (courtesy: YouTube/Bender759)

Crowbar Justice In Melrose, Clerk Fights Off Robber

A would-be robber was beat up with a crowbar when he tried to rob a convenience store in Melrose recently.


(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

One Last Thing: The ‘Good’ In People

A man who’s been out of work says he was short on cash at a gas station. He’s grateful to the woman who stepped in to help.