Marian McGovern

Colonel Timothy Alben with Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and Gov. Deval Patrick (Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

Alben Sworn In As New Head Of State Police

Col. Timothy Alben was sworn in Friday as the new superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police.


Colonel Marian McGovern at the dedication of the Woburn Post Office. (Photo from

State Police Col. Marian McGovern Announces Retirement

McGovern has been with the State Police since 1979 and is the first woman to lead the department.


Trooper Ellen Engelhardt. (State Police photo)

Man Indicted On New Charges In State Trooper’s Death

The man who struck and severely injured a Massachusetts state trooper in 2003 has been indicted on new charges following her death.


The trooper was treated for a wrist injury after the crash.

Drivers In Framingham Trooper Crash May Have Been Racing

State Police are looking into the possibility that two drivers were racing when they crashed into a trooper’s cruiser early Wednesday morning.


The stolen toys were stored in a POD container at a warehouse facility in Burlington.

Toys For Tots Extends Donation Deadline After Cruel Theft

Toys for Tots is extending its deadline for donations after $15,000 worth of toys were stolen from the program over the weekend.