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Mass. Police Officers Using Tasers More Frequently

STOUGHTON (CBS) – Fifty thousand volts, that’s how much energy is inflicted on someone who’s hit with a Taser.

It’s enough to render their muscles useless. 122 more words


Boston Police Looking For Man In Connection With Allston Attacks

BRIGHTON (CBS) – Boston Police have released surveillance images of a man they want to speak to in connection with two recent sexual assaults in Allston. 127 more words


Exclusive: Victim Recalls 'Traumatizing' Boston Carjacking

BOSTON (CBS) – Officers are searching for a man who allegedly carjacked a woman in a Boston’s South End.

Police were called to the area of Cumberland and Saint Botolph Streets where a woman said that while she was parking her car a man came up to her driver’s side door and opened it. 252 more words


Purple Flags At Acushnet Fire Station Signify Drug Overdoses

ACUSHNET (CBS) — Acushnet Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher says there are similarities between the AIDS crisis in its infancy and the opiate epidemic we’re seeing now. 149 more words


Great White Shark Jumps Out Of Water Chasing Seal Off Cape

CHATHAM (CBS) – There have been plenty of shark sightings off the Massachusetts coast this summer, but none quite like this.

Dr. Greg Skomal of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries was working with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy off Monomoy, Cape Cod Monday when a great white shark jumped out of the water trying to grab a seal. 142 more words


Used Hypodermic Needle Thrown From Car Sticks South Boston Man

SOUTH BOSTON (CBS) – A South Boston man is having a sudden health scare after someone hit him with a used syringe and needle.

Bob Rowland was bending down changing the tire on his car on East 7th Street Thursday when another car passed by and a used hypodermic needle was thrown from the window. 167 more words


Boston Police Teen Academy Brings Kids, Officers Together

BOSTON (CBS) – It was a violent night in the city Wednesday, six people shot and three of them killed.

“Clearly we believe, gangs are involved as well as a targeted shooting,” Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters Thursday. 217 more words