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Man Being Chased By State Police Fills Out Job Application During Pursuit

WESTWOOD (CBS) — Massachusetts State Police said the man they arrested Tuesday was in a hurry to get away from them–but not such a hurry that he couldn’t stop to check if a local business was hiring. 373 more words


Brockton High School Replaces Old Water Fountains With New Filtered Stations

BROCKTON (CBS) — The halls of Brockton High School have been overhauled this summer because of what was found inside the walls.

Deputy Superintendent for Operations Mike Thomas says it was “incumbent upon us to make sure the environment the kids come to school in is safe, clean and healthy.” 254 more words


Estranged Husband Arrested For Arson, Attempted Murder In Brockton

BROCKTON (CBS) –Police in Brockton have arrested a man who they believe intentionally set his estranged spouse’s house on fire while people slept inside.

After an investigation, officials determined that 50-year-old Yvetteau Devilme started a fire at a home on Packard Way around 2:25 a.m. 162 more words


Woman Pleads Guilty, Gets Prison In Death Of Four-Year-Old Son

BROCKTON (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts woman pleaded guilty in connection with the death of her 4-year-old son.

The Plymouth County district attorney’s office says Tania Merisca, of Brockton, pleaded guilty Friday to accessory after the fact to murder in the June 2013 death of Chauncey Cohen. 103 more words


Marciano Family: Mayweather-McGregor Fight Is An 'Exhibition'

BROCKTON (CBS) – The bout between boxer Floyd Mayweather and MMA fighter Conor McGregor could be the fight of the century.

They will go toe to toe Saturday night in Las Vegas and it could be the most watched Pay Per View fight ever. 253 more words


Brockton Pop Warner Football League Invests In More Protective Helmets

BROCKTON (CBS) — The president of a local Pop Warner Football league is hoping that new helmets for the league will put parents at ease about their kids playing football. 210 more words


1 Killed, 1 Injured In Brockton Double Shooting

BROCKTON (CBS) – One person was killed and another injured during a double shooting late Thursday night in Brockton.

Shots were fired in the area of Albert and Bridge Streets just before 11 p.m. 52 more words