BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say troopers in a troubled Massachusetts State Police unit had a second illegal quota system for issuing traffic tickets.
Last month, the U.S. attorney's office in Boston described how troopers had to issue at least eight citations per four-hour overtime shift for a program aimed at reducing crashes on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
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TEWKSBURY -- A threat made at Wynn Middle School prompted Tewksbury Police and the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad to respond to the school Wednesday morning.
There have been reports of an evacuation at the school, which is located at 1 Griffin Road.
BOSTON -- An eighth Massachusetts State Police trooper has been arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation into overtime abuse at the department and will appear in federal court later Wednesday.
SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a man was arrested after police found dozens of unlicensed firearms stockpiled in his home...
Though reform efforts have been made to address a string of recent scandals within the Massachusetts State Police Department, a group of former and current police officers insist those efforts are simply inadequate.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear.
The Massachusetts State Police got multiple calls of a dog dashing through traffic on Interstate 291 in Springfield on Sunday morning...
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BEDFORD -- A New Hampshire man state police say was under the influence of drugs was arrested after his car rolled into a police cruiser attempting to pull him over on Route 3 southbound Thursday afternoon.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say an attack near New York City's World Trade Center memorial that left at least eight people dead and 11 others injured has no connection to the state...
Hanscom Air Force Base has evacuated base facilities and closed a security gate after traces of “potentially hazardous material” were found during a routine screening of a truck, Massachusetts State Police said.
BOSTON (AP) — Police dogs simply follow their noses to sniff out narcotics. But inhaling powerful opioids can be deadly, so officers have a new tool to protect their four-legged partners: naloxone, a drug that has already been used for years to reverse overdoses in humans.
RUSSELL, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police are praising the cowboy skills of one their troopers after he lassoed a llama that was loose on a state highway and led it to safety...