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Massachusetts Crime

Human Remains Stolen From Cemetery Found In Man's Home, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.03.2017 | Crime

Everyone has a few skeletons in the closet, but police say that Amador Medina had five. The 32-year-old man is in custody after police report he brok...

Former Chemist May Have Tainted Thousands Of Criminal Cases

The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Newly released court documents indicate that a former chemist at a Massachusetts drug lab convicted of stealing drugs to feed her addi...

Woman Accused Of Snowblower Attack On Neighbor

Posted 01.28.2015 | Weird News

This is snow way to handle yourself in a blizzard. Police in Massachusetts say a 61-year-old woman attacked her neighbor with a handheld snowblower...

Judge Rejects Requests To Postpone Boston Bombing Trial

Associated Press | Bob Salsberg and Mark Pratt | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision t...

Mom Faces Murder Charges After Three Babies Skeletal Remains Found In Squalid Home

Associated Press | Posted 12.29.2014 | Crime

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman charged with two counts of murder after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid...

Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions

Associated Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weird News

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis. So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotte...

Married Couple, Twin Boys Found Dead In Massachusetts Home

David Lohr | Posted 11.19.2013 | Crime

Massachusetts police say they are not looking for suspects in the suspicious deaths of a family of four whose bodies were discovered inside their Arli...

'I'm The Level 3 Sex Offender All Of You Have Been Talking About'

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.25.2013 | Crime

A man convicted of raping a child in 1999 gave a public speech Thursday night to address his community's concerns about him. Carl Peterson, 48, spo...

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Bad News For Man Who Shot Wife 18 Times | David Lohr | Posted 09.10.2013 | Crime

A Massachusetts man convicted of first-degree murder for shooting his wife more than a dozen times with two handguns will not get a new trial, the sta...

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Police Officer Accused Of Pocketing Drugs From Evidence Locker | David Lohr | Posted 08.16.2013 | Crime

A high-ranking, veteran Massachusetts police officer was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing drugs from his department's evidence locker. L...

Man Allegedly Forces Woman To Perform Sex Act On Dog

Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime

A Massachusetts man is accused of holding his girlfriend captive for days and forcing her to perform a sex act on his dog while he filmed. Between...

Woman Allegedly Assaults Sandwich Maker Over 'Too Many Pickles'

Posted 05.14.2013 | Weird News

If you pick a peck of pickled peppers, this chick might punch you in the face. Tina Drouin, 49, turned a little sour when a sandwich maker in Quinc...

Evidence From Unsolved Killing Of Lifeguard Undergoes New Testing

Posted 04.15.2013 | Crime

Investigators trying to crack the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old lifeguard in Massachusetts have sent pieces of potential evidence to an out-o...

Sex Offender Allegedly Rapes 10-Year-Old At Church

Posted 04.05.2013 | Crime

A registered sex-offender was arrested Tuesday for allegedly raping a 10-year-old child inside a church. Police say that 65-year-old Henry Cliffor...

Thief Stuffs PBR Cans Down Pants, Claims They're His Penis: Cops

Posted 03.06.2013 | Weird News

And he would've gotten away with it, too, if -- no, no he wouldn't have. Jonathan Scull, 26, allegedly tried to steal two cans of beer from a liquo...

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Teen Mom Accused Of Poisoning Baby | David Lohr | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

A teenage mother in Massachusetts has been arrested for allegedly poisoning the infant son of another juvenile mother, police said. The infant boy,...

SMILE: Heroin, Acid Trip Leads To Face Bite, Feces, Arrests

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.10.2012 | Crime

Amanda Norcia and her boyfriend Brendan Gibson had possibly the worst acid trip ever, and they've got the scars and handcuffs to prove it. Accordin...

Children's Book Illustrator Attacked With Shovel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

CUMMINGTON, Mass. -- An award-winning children's book illustrator is recovering after an attack in her Massachusetts home by a shovel-wielding teenage...

Cop Goes Chuck Norris On Knife Wielder In Police Station

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.01.2013 | Weird News

Lynn Police Officer Raymond Therrien once got in a knife fight -- the knife lost. Therrien, a hero cop in Massachusetts with a fighting style simil...

'I'm Stupid': Heroin Suspects Pick Worst Place To Shoot Up

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 06.28.2012 | Weird News

They call it dope for a reason. Ilyass Nabih, 25, and Thony Sengsoulya, 29, were arrested on Monday after cops spotted them parked outside the Lawr...

Female Inmates: Unique Challenges and Needs

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.27.2012 | Crime
Paul Heroux

Bogus and false arrests happen. Most people are quick to judge until someone they know and care about screws up and is on the wrong side of the law. When that happens, you'll want that person to receive fair treatment, and for fair justice to run its course, even if the person is guilty.

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Baby Found In Road Leads Massachusetts Police To Gruesome Crime Scene | David Lohr | Posted 05.15.2012 | Crime

A baby found in a car seat in the middle of a Massachusetts street recently led police to a grisly crime scene. The events leading up to the shocki...

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Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Killing Mother, Grandmother | David Lohr | Posted 05.02.2012 | Crime

A Massachusetts man suspected of killing his mother and grandmother was taken into custody as he attempted to cross the border from the United States ...

Man Stomps On Hawk In Front Of Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.02.2012 | Crime

Cops in Springfield, Mass., claim they watched a man surprise-attack a hawk on Tuesday, stomping the bird with his boot and continuing his assault wit...

Prescription Drug Addiction: A Medical Condition, Not a Moral Failure

Paul Heroux | Posted 06.30.2012 | Crime
Paul Heroux

Prescription drug addiction affects men and women, young and old, employed and unemployed, and those suffering from mental illness and those who don't. In short, no group is immune.