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At Least 17 Killed in Florida School Shooting
PARKLAND, Fla. — A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending scores of students fleeing into the streets in the nation’s deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut...
‘Obit Bandit’ Held on $25K Bail in Barnstable
A Massachusetts man authorities say broke into homes while the residents attended wakes or funerals has been held on $25,000 bail.
Brockton Man Killed in Early Sunday Crash
A 25-year-old man has died after a single-car crash in Brockton.
Police: Man Broke into Homes While Families Grieved at Graves
Police have arrested a man who they say broke into people's homes in Massachusetts while they attended wakes or funeral services.
Are Bones Found Off Cape Cod Those of the Pirate ‘Black Sam’ Bellamy?
Researchers are examining whether human bones found in a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy.
Two Children Found Stabbed to Death in Brockton
City officials in Brockton say two young children have been killed in a stabbing.
Wareham Cat Rescued After Four Days Stuck in 60-Foot Tree
A Wareham cat may only have eight lives left after getting stuck in a tree for four days before being rescued.
Woman in Attleboro Stole Gold for Dying Mother’s Healthcare
A woman charged with stealing $40,000 worth of gold from her employer to pay for her sick mother's medical expenses has avoided jail.
Teen Arrested in Providence Place Mall Shooting
Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with a shooting at a Rhode Island mall that left one person injured.
New England Patriots Donating Blankets to Area Homeless Shelters
The New England Patriots are trying to cover the homeless as a fresh blast of arctic air grips the region.