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Bedford named one of the top 10 safest communities in Massachusetts

Bedford named one of the top 10 safest communities in Massachusetts

BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT Robert Bongiorno Chief of Police 2 Mudge Way Bedford, MA 01730 For Immediate Release Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Contact: John Guilfoil Phone: 781-533-9398 Email: john@jgpr.net Bedford Named One of the Safest Communities in Massachusetts The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family, and with so many(…)

Westport firefighter critical after falling from roof

Westport firefighter critical after falling from roof

Two Westport, Mass. firefighter was injured when they fell off a roof while fighting a chimney fire, according to FireRescue1.com. Turn to 10 reported that firefighter Steven Lopes, 47, remains at an area hospital in critical condition, while the second firefighter, identified as  Robert Manchester, was taken to a hospital and was treated and released. Lopes(…)

Police make a different kind of “show of force” for #TylersTroops

Police make a different kind of “show of force” for #TylersTroops

BURLINGTON — Today began in the 10 degree sunshine of the Burlington Mall, where nearly 100 police cars (including a K-9 and a SWAT Humvee) gathered to make the blue-light journey to Rhode Island. They made the trip to celebrate the 7th birthday of an extremely brave and strong little boy named Tyler Seddon. Tyler(…)

Facebook, Instagram, working to block illegal gun sales

Facebook, Instagram, working to block illegal gun sales

Social media mainstay Facebook is working to boot from their respective sites posts from users looking to illegally sell firearms. Facebook, which also owns Instagram, already bans advertising for drugs, tobacco, prescription drugs, adult products, and gambling, but according to PCMag.com, the sites are now working to further regulate user content to crack down on(…)

3 New Hampshire firefighters burned at house fire

3 New Hampshire firefighters burned at house fire

Three firefighters from Claremont, N.H. suffered serious burns during interior firefighting operations Sunday night. Chief Richard Bergeron said that the firefighters were badly injured. Firefighterclosecalls.com reported that the three had to be rescued from the house by their fellow firefighters. One firefighter suffered third-degree burns to his arms and chest and was flown by medical(…)

Las Vegas has its Phoebe Prince now, and the schools still don’t know how to handle it

Las Vegas has its Phoebe Prince now, and the schools still don’t know how to handle it

A 13-year-old middle school girl from the Las Vegas area city of Henderson, Nevada killed herself in December after she had allegedly been bullied by fellow students. Here in Massachusetts, the case raises the still raw emotions of the 2010 Phoebe Prince suicide. In that case, which brought the fatal dangers of school bullying to(…)

DA Conley donates $8,000 in drug forfeiture money to Latino groups

DA Conley donates $8,000 in drug forfeiture money to Latino groups

Suffolk Country District Attorney Daniel F. Conley delivered $8,000 in drug forfeiture proceeds to urban youth groups that help area Latino youth avoid getting into trouble with drugs and gangs. It’s a pretty cut-and-dry story, and a typical press release was issued by his longtime press secretary. But what makes this press release special from(…)

Boston victims use Facebook to sting their alleged robber (who used Facebook to rob them)

Boston victims use Facebook to sting their alleged robber (who used Facebook to rob them)

He who robbeth by the Facebook shall be nabbethed by the Facebook. A Mattapan man who allegedly used Facebook to set up a robbery was arrested after the victim’s younger brother took to the social networking site, himself, and used it to lure the suspect into a trap, according to a statement released by Suffolk(…)

New York State Police to begin using social media to catch bad guys

New York State Police to begin using social media to catch bad guys

State Police in New York are turning to Facebook and Twitter to ask members of the public for help catching wanted felons, according to the governor. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced this week a new program called “Warrant Wednesday” will feature special updates on the State Police Facebook page asking people to come forward if(…)