Saturday, October 27, 2012
What is happening around the region?
Stoughton Man Turns to Attempted Murder After Argument Turns Violent A 42-year-old Stoughton man is charged with attempted murder after an argument turned violent early Sunday morning, according to Stoughton Police. Police were called to 16 Bell St. in Stoughton at 12:54 a.m. on Oct. 21 after "several calls [reported] a fight and people yelling/screaming," according to the Stoughton Police log. In addition to attempted murder, Michael Safranek, 42, of 29 Bell St. in Stoughton, is charged with two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; and single counts of possession of a firearm while intoxicated and possession of more than one ounce of marijuana, according to the log. To read more, click here Makeover Proposed to East Main…
Saturday, October 13, 2012
A look at some of the biggest stories from around the area.
Stoughton Man Charged with Attempted Murder Police arrested a Stoughton man for attempted murder, among other charges, after he allegedly attacked his parents the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 5, according to the Stoughton Police Log and the Stoughton Police Department Facebook Page. Stoughton Police officers Robert Kuhn and John Lydstone arrested Brandon Hensley, 30, of Ethyl Way in Stoughton "for attacking his parents, including the choking of one of the victims," the department's Facebook page reports. To read more, click here. No Support for Pheeny's Island Article in Norton Selectmen unanimously refused to support a petition article within the Oct. 29 Norton Annual Town Meeting Thursday by a 5-0 vote, saying the request to raise and …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
A look back at some of the region's biggest stories
Mansfield Man (and '99 Stoughton High Grad) Wanted by FBI For Terrorism A local man is wanted by the FBI for conspiracy to provide material support or resource to al Qaeda in an effort to kill American soldiers. The FBI said Wednesday Ahmad Abousamra, formally of Mansfield, traveled to Pakistan and Yemen to seek military training so he could kill American soldiers. There is a $50,000 reward for Abousamra's arrest. Abousamra lived at 33 Church St. in Mansfield during his time in town. He is also a 1999 graduate of Stoughton High School. To read more, click here Stoughton High Community Mourns Loss of Senior David Wade Fielding questions after the Stoughton High football team's 25-6 win over heavily-favored Mansfield Sept. 28 at home, head …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
A look at what is happening around the region.
Alleged Drunk Driver Accused of Killing Woman in Attleboro The Rhode Island man accused of killing a 24-year-old woman in an alleged drunk driving crash on North Main Street in Attleboro walked out of the local courthouse late Tuesday afternoon after posting $15,000 cash bail, various media reported. Jason Kwolek, 32, of Pawtucket was arraigned on manslaughter and drunk driving charges. He must return to court in November, according to WHDH-TV in Boston. Read more by clicking here. *** Three Easton Teens Arrested for Armed Robbery A 17-year-old and two 18-year-olds were arrested for armed robbery Saturday night in Easton. Police responded to a 911 call at 6 p.m. from a 20-year-old male who said that he had just been robbed at gunpoint …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Your weekly region roundup.
State Trooper Relieved of Duty After OUI Arrest The Massachusetts State Police relieved Trooper Brian Simpkins of duty Friday morning following his arrest in the overnight hours by Stoughton Police for operating under the influence and violation of the open container law. Simpkins, 39, of Canton, was ordered held in lieu of $1,000 cash bail at his arraignment Friday morning in Stoughton District Court. Simpkins was found sleeping in his personal car, which was running, in the parking lot of the Wendy's restaurant on Washington Street in Stoughton at approximately 2:10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. Read more by clicking here. *** North Attleborough Woman Killed in Attleboro Crash Kaisha Guerrini, 24, of North Attleborough was killed in the two…
Saturday, September 15, 2012
A look at what is happening around the region this week.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Stoughton Toddler Killed in Collision Near Hansen School The Norfolk County District Attorney's Office has released the name of the toddler killed in Friday afternoon's pedestrian accident in front of the Hansen Elementary School on Central St. in Stoughton. Shayla Lutz, age 3, of Stoughton, was transported from the scene after being hit by a box truck, but did not survive her injuries, according to the DA's office. She was pronounced dead at the Good Samaritan Medical Center. The accident took place at about 2:45 p.m. on September 14. "Shayla and her mom, who was pushing another child in a stroller, were crossing Central Street to pick up her older sibling from Hansen Elementary School," CBS Boston reports. "Initial indications are that …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of September 2, 2012.
Stoughton Police Looking for Suspect in Citizens Bank Robbery Stoughton Police are looking for the suspect involved in the Wednesday evening robbery of Citizens Bank in the Stop and Shop at 278 Washington St. The suspect is described as a white female, 5'4", and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark glasses and a dark colored Red Sox baseball cap, Lt. Fran Wohlgemuth of the Stoughton Police Department said. The robbery took place at 6:28 p.m. on September 6. The unarmed suspect passed a note to the teller, Wohlgemuth said. The amount stolen is undetermined. Read more by clicking here. *** Mcllroy Captures Deutche Bank Title, Leads FedEx Cup Rankings As the final day of the Deutsche Bank Championship started for leader Louis Oosthuizen, …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of August 5, 2012.
2,800-Mile Takeout Run: Mississippi Man Returns Home with 250 Pizzas from Stoughton's Town Spa Most people have a favorite pizza place. For David Schuler his is Town Spa in Stoughton, about 1,400 miles away from his Madison, Mississippi home. But that doesn't prevent Schuler, a Stoughton native, from enjoying a slice (or more) of his favorite hometown pizza. Schuler made headlines last August when he drove from his home in Madison, Miss. (north of Jackson, Miss.) to Town Spa and back again to pick up an order of 150 pizzas. He upped the ante this year by placing an order of 250 pizzas. After enjoying lunch at the Stoughton restaurant August 11, he packed up his car with six coolers full of pizza and began his journey back home to …