Saturday, October 20, 2012
A look at what was happening around the area this week.
Two Years Later, Family of DJ Henry Pledges to Push Forward For Easton resident Angella Henry, things have not gotten easier in the two years since her son's death. The mother of DJ Henry relives it each and every day. "Some days have been worse as some information has been revealed about Oct. 17, 2010 and we find out how cruel-fully he was treated it actually hurts even more," she said. "I don’t think time makes things any easier." Henry will spend her day Wednesday mourning the loss of her son, who was shot and killed by police officer Aaron Hess on Oct. 17, 2010 while driving away from a bar in Pleasantville, N.Y. The two years since that night have included vigils, legal battles, widespread media attention, and differing accounts from …
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 1, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of August 26, 2012.
Two-Alarm Fire at Canton Home The cause of a two-alarm fire that ignited at a home on Chapman Street in Canton Tuesday night was the result of an accidental electrical issue, Canton Fire Chief Charles E. Doody said Wednesday. The fire broke out around 9 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, and caused fire damage to a basement electrical room. The two occupants who own the home were displaced as a result of the fire, though there were no injuries, Doody said. Read more by clicking here. *** 18-Wheeler Rolls Over on Route 24 On-Ramp in Stoughton The male driver of the tractor trailer was uninjured when his 18-wheeler carrying stainless steel rolled over just before getting on Route 24 northbound in Stoughton Monday afternoon, August 27. The 18-wheeler …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of March 12, 2012.
Proposed Foxboro Casino Concerns Sharon Resident Matthew Baldassari sees a casino on Route 1 in Foxboro as drawing bad things to Sharon, where he has resided since the mid-1980s. "You're going to see traffic and you're going to see crime go up" in Sharon, Baldassari said Monday. Although Wynn Resorts' proposed casino site is in Foxboro, residents of neighboring communities are joining the fight against it, says Chris Lowery, No Foxboro Casino's volunteer coordinator. Foxboro residents are driving this volunteer effort. "This is a regional issue. It will affect the whole area," Lowery says. Read more by clicking here. *** Danroy Henry Sr. Reacts to Released Materials in Son's Shooting Danroy Henry Sr., the father of Easton native DJ Henry, …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of March 5, 2012.
Judge Allows Release of Key Materials in DJ Henry Shooting Case A federal judge ruled on March 8 that police material from the night of—and investigation that followed—Easton native Danroy “DJ” Henry’s death in Thornwood, NY will be publicly released as the case’s federal investigation continues. Henry, a 20-year-old Pace University student, was shot and killed by Pleasantville and Mount Pleasant, NY police in the early morning hours of Oct. 17, 2010 while in his car in front of Finnegan’s Bar in the Thornwood Shopping Center. Read more by clicking here. *** Stoughton Police Chief Conquers “Yellow Brick Road” at FBI Academy As Stoughton Police Chief Paul Shastany wraps up his 10 week elite FBI training at the FBI National Academy in …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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