Sports Update Monday

By Kevin McCarthy – This weekend was a great weekend for New England sports fans. Bad news first, the Massachusetts Pirates had another upsetting loss to the North Carolina Cobras. Okay now for the good news, the Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory…

State Trooper Shoots Man During Confrontation In Brockton

By Tiffany Williams – On Saturday morning around 9:00 a.m. a State Trooper was engaged in a confrontation with a male subject in the area of Colonel Bell Drive in Brockton. During the confrontation, the suspect who has been identified as Claude W. Brown-Madison, 25, of Fall River pointed a firearm at the Trooper. The…

Boston Police Investigating Double Homicide In Mattapan

By Tiffany Williams – Boston Police are investigating a double homicide in the Mattapan section of the city. On Saturday night officers responded around 11:10 PM to a report of a person shot in the area of 12 Violet Street in Mattapan. Upon arrival officers located two male victims who both were shot. Both victims…

Springfield Police Officer Shot, Suspect In Custody

By Tiffany Williams – On Saturday night two Springfield police officers working an off duty detail found themselves in the middle of a gunfight. The officers were both working at Aquarius Nightclub at 1217 State St. when there was an incident across the street at a Dunkin. When the officers arrived at the Dunkin they…

Massachusetts Pirates Ready To Kick Off Season 2 In Worcester

By Tiffany Williams – National Arena League Massachusetts Pirates are set to kick off their second season Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester. The Pirates ended their 2018 season with an 11-5 record and earned the top seed in the playoffs. The Pirates will kick off the 2019 season with their new Head…

2 Men Arrested In Quincy After Brutal Attack On A Pregnant Women

By Tiffany Williams – In Quincy two men were arrested earlier during the week for visiously attacking a pregnant woman. The woman who was walking with her boyfriend in the area of the post office on 47 Washington St. on Tuesday was feeling sick and began to throw up outside the post office. The two…

2 Lawrence Men Arrested For Trafficking Heroin

By Tiffany Williams – State Police Gang Unit with Lawrence and Methuen Police arrested two men from Lawrence for trafficking heroin. MSP says that 21-year-old, Luis Lopez and 23-year-old, Tirson Batista both members of a drug trafficking operation arranged to sell a large quantity of heroin. Lopez was arrested as he exited a Burger King…

DEA With State Police Make Drug Bust In Fitchburg

By Tiffany Williams – State Police with the DEA and Fitchburg Police on Tuesday arrested Rosemary Delossantos, 29, of Fitchburg. Delossantos was arrested in a parking lot on Whalon Street and then taken to a Depot Street apartment where police executed a search warrant and seized more than 300 grams of heroin/fentanyl. Delossantos has been…

Stop & Shop Employees On Strike At 240 New England Stores

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday afternoon employees of Stop & Shop supermarkets, one of the largest supermarkets in the Northeast walked off the job. 31,000 United Food & Commercial Workers union members voted to go on strike after contract negotiations stalled. The Quincy based Stop & Shop is a division of Dutch supermarket giant…