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Past articles by Cynthia:

Five connected to motorcycle club arrested on weapons, ammunition charges in Brockton

The Outlaws Motorcycle Club members, hailing from Tennessee, Connecticut, Vermont, and Illinois, are due to be arraigned next week in Brockton District Court, State Police said. → Read More

Trash fire closes off part of Prudential Tunnel

The exit 22 ramp will reopen once it passes inspection by the Department of Transportation, authorities said. → Read More

Melrose man released after allegedly killing his dog

Adam Crook, 44, allegedly struck his dog, Derby, multiple times with a rock before burying the dead animal in his backyard, officials said. → Read More

Man killed in fire at vacant house in Springfield

Springfield firefighters were called to 125 Yale St. around noon Friday to a fire at a vacant, two-and-a-half wood frame home, Fire Captain Brian Tetreault said in a phone interview Saturday morning. → Read More

Duxbury man arrested on child pornography charge

Louis Ackerman Jr., 45, was arrested Friday after a search warrant executed at his home turned up hundreds of videos and images of child pornography on his laptop and stored under his bed, federal officials said. → Read More

N.Y. man arrested in Berlin for transporting $36,000 in untaxed liquor

Jia Chen, 36, of Flushing, N.Y., was charged with unlawful transport of liquor, marked lanes violation, and operating a motor vehicle with failed inspection, according to a statement by State Police. → Read More

Man arrested for stealing $4,500 of clothing in Hingham

David P. Tracy, 36, allegedly stole 25 pairs of pants and four jackets from a store at the Derby Street Shoppes, totalling a worth of $4,552, Hingham police said in a statement Tuesday. → Read More

Miley Cyrus spotted at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts

Miley Cyrus visited the Museum of Fine Arts Tuesday, often pausing her stroll through the “Ancient Nubia Now” exhibition to take photos with fans. → Read More

Man dies in single-car crash in Freetown

A 34-year-old man died Tuesday evening in a single-vehicle crash on Route 24 in Freetown, Massachusetts State Police said. → Read More

Former VA nurse indicted for taking morphine meant for dying veterans

Kathleen Noftle, 55, of Tewksbury, was indicted on charges of tampering with a consumer product and obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, deception, and subterfuge, the US Attorney’s office for Massachusetts announced Tuesday. → Read More

Two suspects wearing police badges robbed Lowell home, tied up victims

Officers arrived to a Corbett Street home and met with a witness who had gone into the residence after hearing the victims yelling for help. → Read More

Middleborough kennel owner charged with animal cruelty

Michael Perette was charged Thursday, weeks after nearly two dozen animals, including a donkey, peacock and several dogs, were removed from his kennel, the Animal Rescue League of Boston said. → Read More

Fugitive wanted in death of N.C. police dog captured in Springfield

Tafari Asanti Henderson-Samuels, 25, fled Greensboro, N.C. on Aug. 16 after an alleged violent robbery. A police dog pursuing him was struck and killed by a vehicle, officials said. → Read More

Homeless man charged with setting Athol church fire

Trevor J. DeFrancesco, 21, allegedly set the basement of Our Lady Immaculate Church on fire shortly after midnight Saturday morning, leaving the building with moderate damages. → Read More

After stray bullet enters a home, rifles seized from woods in West Bridgewater

Authorities seized several high-powered rifles from a wooded area of West Bridgewater Monday, after receiving report of a bullet shot into a home with several adults and children inside, police said → Read More

N.H. driver falls asleep, crashes into dump truck

Mark Largesse, 31, of Berlin, was driving a 2019 Dodge Ram on Route 26 in Errol around 5:45 a.m. when he fell asleep and awoke just seconds before the vehicle collided into a dump truck, officials said. → Read More

Cambridge police looking for man who fired gun

The gun shots were heard in the area of Hampshire and Windsor streets around 5 p.m. Saturday. → Read More

Methuen gun shot victim flown to Boston hospital

The State Police crime scene unit was called to help investigate the shooting on Huse Road, Methuen police said. → Read More

Possible homicide may be linked to Vermont police shooting

Christopher G. Louras, 33, of Rutland, was shot dead by local police after he allegedly fired shots at the police station early Tuesday morning. Hours later, police found the body of a man off Route 53 in Salisbury and are investigating to see if the deaths are linked, officials said. → Read More

Man fatally struck in Marlborough identified as UPS driver

Marc Gautreau, 51, was outside his delivery truck on Route 20 when he was struck by an SUV, officials said. → Read More