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Black bears (Photo credit: Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Several Bears Spotted Across Dudley

Fortunately, there were no close encounters.

06/22/2015

Gloucester police cruiser (Photo credit Gloucester police/Facebook)

Gloucester’s Unique Approach To Deal With Addiction Gathering Steam

As of Sunday, 17 people who have come in to the Gloucester Police department asking for help for their opioid addiction have been admitted to the the department’s ANGEL program.

06/16/2015

Surveillance camera shows man knocking over vending machine at T station. (Courtesy: Transit Police)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Damaging T Station Vending Machine

A man was arrested after allegedly damaging a vending machine at the Stony Brook T station.

06/15/2015

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Grafton Man Dies After Fleeing UMass Police Officers

A 23-year-old Grafton man died after he dove into Lake Quinsigamond while fleeing UMass Police Sunday night.

05/25/2015

Lt. Commander Siemens is pictured with Officer Marcus Paulin (left) and Sergeant Todd Dodge (right). (Photo credit: Greenfield Police Department)

Greenfield Police Escort 93-Year-Old Veteran To Parade

When retired Navy Lt. Commander Paul Siemens asked the Greenfield Police Department for a way to attend the town’s Memorial Day parade, officers heeded the call.

05/25/2015

Boston police say two people were shot near this barber shop in Dorchester on Sunday. (WBZ-TV)

7-Year-Old Boy Shot In Dorchester While Riding Bike

Two people, including a 7-year-old boy, were shot in Dorchester Sunday afternoon, according to Boston Police.

05/24/2015

11th annual Run to Remember. (Photo credit: Boston Police Dept.)

Thousands Participate In Run To Honor Fallen Officers

An estimated 11,000 runners took part in a run Sunday to honor fallen police officers.

05/24/2015

Police confront demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama Bans Some Military-Style Equipment Provided To Police

President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments.

05/18/2015

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Haverhill Fire Chief Found Dead At His Home

Haverhill Fire Chief Richard B. Borden, 56, appears to have died of natural causes.

05/17/2015

The young man was found shot dead in this Lawrence restaurant. (WBZ-TV)

Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Lawrence Nightclub Shooting

Police are looking for a suspect they say shot and killed a man in the bathroom of a Lawrence nightclub on May 1.

05/11/2015

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