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South End fire victim receives outpouring of support from community

wcvb.com — Despite losing everything in a 3-alarm fire last week, a Boston resident and her family are counting their blessings. Sharon Male was at home with her kids Nov. 16 when flames broke out in her third-floor apartment at 64 Rutland St. in the South End.
Nov 23, 2014

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Saugus police seize dozens of illegal firearms

wcvb.com — Saugus police seized dozens of illegal firearms while serving a psychiatric hold order Thursday to a resident with a long criminal record. Police attempted to serve the order to Eric Dalbo, 49, of Saugus, on Thursday in order to transport him to a local hospital, according to police.

Firefighters battle 3-alarm Bellingham condo fire

wcvb.com — Firefighters responded to a 3-alarm fire at a Bellingham condo complex Saturday afternoon. The fire was reported at 1403 Old Bridge Road at about 2:30 p.m. Watch NewsCenter 5's report Firefighters are trying to extinguish flames going through the roof of the building, according to the Bellingham Fire Department.
Nov 22, 2014

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Man arrested for allegedly breaking into houseboat

wcvb.com — Video Transcript URGING PARENTS WITH CONCERNS TO CALL OR STOP BY THE SCHOOL NEXT WEEK. AND UNUSUAL HOUSEBREAK ON BOSTON'S WATERFRONT. THE COUPLE THAT LIVES ON A BOAT CONFRONT A MAN ROBBING THEIR HOME. THE COUPLE DID NOT JUST REPORT THE CRIME. THEY TOOK DOWN THE SUSPECT.
Nov 22, 2014

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Player accused of fracturing girlfriend's skull to be released

wcvb.com — A Western New England University football player accused of fracturing his girlfriend's skull was in court Thursday for a hearing to determine if he is a danger to society. Watch report John Perry, a junior linebacker from Marblehead, Massachusetts, was held without bail after his arraignment Monday in Springfield District Court on a charge of aggravated assault and battery.
Nov 21, 2014

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Milford imaginary gun suspension may bring policy revision

wcvb.com — In the wake of a fifth-grader's suspension over an imaginary weapon, School Committee Chairman Scott Harrison called for the committee to revisit its zero tolerance policies at the school board meeting Thursday night. "Quite frankly, I have zero tolerance for zero tolerance policies," he told our news partners at the Milford Daily News.
Nov 21, 2014

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5 Investigates uncovers new details in horrific killing

wcvb.com — Video Transcript JUST CHANGE THE DEFAULT CODE TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY. 5 INVESTIGATES UNCOVERING CHILLING DETAILS IN A HORRIFIC MURDER. A TEACHER KILLED IN A SCHOOL. HER STUDENT ACCUSED. NOW 5 INVESTIGATES KATHY CURRAN REVEALS NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE SUSPECT'S LIFE BEFORE THAT CRIME. IT WAS SHOCKING.

5 family members killed on 'dream trip' to Disney

wcvb.com — A 16-year-old boy driving his family on a "dream trip" to Disney World apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing the sport utility vehicle to veer off the highway and roll over, killing three children and two adults, authorities said Thursday.

Milford 5th-grader suspended for pointing imaginary gun

wcvb.com — A Milford parent is questioning the two-day suspension of his 10-year-old son from Stacy Middle School, our news partners at the Milford Daily News reported. Nickolas Taylor, a fifth-grader, was suspended after pointing an imaginary ray gun - his finger - and mouthing laser sounds in the school's cafeteria last Friday, said Brian Taylor, Nickolas' father.