SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police are investigating a series of explosions on private property that destroyed three mailboxes.
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SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a man was arrested after police found dozens of unlicensed firearms stockpiled in his home.
Police say they seized approximately 47 illegal firearms, 44 homemade silencers and around 35,000 rounds of ammunition from the 62-year-old Shirley man's home. He was arraigned Thursday in Shirley District Court and was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing next week.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say six Massachusetts inmates have been indicted on assault charges for an attack that left six correction officers injured at a state maximum-security prison.
Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. identifies the inmates Friday as Kevin Semiglia, Buthchhay Chourb, Jacquan McKenzie, Tiberias Albert, Javante Antone and Jamaul Vital.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — State public health regulators say they found nearly 600 health code violations, including dirty or broken toilets, improperly stored food and sinks with discolored or scalding hot water, during an annual inspection at one of the state's maximum security prisons.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Fifteen inmates at a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts are facing charges in connection with a riot earlier this year that destroyed a housing unit.
Masslive.com (http://bit.ly/2tQmWpA ) reports that the inmates were indicted on charges including vandalism, malicious destruction and disturbing a correctional institution.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — The maximum security prison where Aaron Hernandez apparently hanged himself has seen its share of troubles since it opened nearly two decades ago, most famously the strangulation of a convicted pedophile priest.
The 27-year-old former NFL star was found by guards hanged with a bedsheet at about 3 a.m. Wednesday and was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour later. He was serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Corrections officers have regained control of a maximum-security prison unit in Massachusetts but say there's extensive damage after a group of inmates refused to return to their cells.
Officials declared a disturbance at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center at 3:50 p.m. Monday and regained control around 7 p.m.
BOSTON (AP) — A Shirley man convicted in the 2010 slaying of a Fitchburg State University student is seeking a new trial.
The Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2icce9Q ) that Stephen Paul Maidman, an attorney for Robert Gulla, contends that Gulla's trial attorney failed to argue a lack of criminal responsibility, though Gulla has mental-health issues and Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Police in Shirley, Massachusetts, say they have identified the driver of a van that stopped to offer water to a woman out running alone and determined that he meant no harm.
The woman became alarmed because Shirley is about 20 miles northeast of Princeton, where Vanessa Marcotte of New York City was killed Aug. 7 while out running near her mother's home.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Police in Shirley, Massachusetts, have stepped up patrols after a woman reported she was approached by a man in a van while she was out running alone.
Shirley police Chief Thomas Goulden told The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2bDzauy) the woman called police around 10 a.m. Tuesday. She said the man pulled up next to her and asked if she wanted some water.
Goulden says it's important to keep residents informed without causing panic.