Rishaard Sheppard, 18, and Branden Singleton-Legget, 18, both of Dorchester, will each face a murder charge in Dorchester District Court tomorrow, police said. The two men are accused of taking part in a Jan. 14 group attack on Kenwood Street in Dorchester that led to the death of Chad O’Connor, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Rishaard Sheppard, 18, and Branden Singleton-Legget, 18, both of Dorchester, will each face a murder charge in Dorchester District Court tomorrow, police said. The two men are accused of taking part in a Jan. 14 group attack on Kenwood Street in Dorchester that led to the death of Chad O’Connor, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two people were stabbed at a Millis restaurant Saturday night and police believe it is connected to another stabbing in Needham earlier in the day. The stabbing in Needham killed a young woman, said police.
A Maine man was charged Saturday after he allegedly stabbed a man seven times in Bridgewater, police said. Police arrested 41-year-old Adam Martinez of York, Maine, after a fight broke out late Friday in a home at 37 South St. When officers arrived at the home, they found Martinez with a 40-year-old man who was covered in stab wounds on his back, neck, and arms. A folding knife with a 4-inch blade was found in the home, police said in a statement.
Two teenagers were hit by a vehicle Saturday evening in Needham and one has died, according to the Norfolk District Attorney's Office
Framingham Police Chief says the officer injured in a head on crash overnight is expected to survive. He was working a detail when he heard a call for backup at another incident and headed over to help
Investigation underway after pedestrian hit at Mass Avenue and Newbury Street
Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in an apartment building in Worcester early Friday. The fire broke out at 74 West St. just after 4 a.m. The fire started in the basement and quickly spread through the building to the attic.
A Winthrop man is headed to court after police say they found more than two kilos of cocaine in his home. Peter Degan was arrested Wednesday in Revere. Along with the drugs, police say they found $725,000 and materials for packaging and distributing drugs.
Scene of multi-vehicle crash on Route 24 South in Fall River. Private sander truck lost tire, flipped over
One person is dead after a fast-moving fire in Taunton late Tuesday night. Firefighters were called to a three-family home on Washington Street home at 11 p.m.
Police respond to Rob Gronkowski home in Foxboro after a burglary. Multiple safes, possibly guns taken
Police scanner indicates 'multiple safes, possible guns' taken from Rob Gronkowski's home in reported break-in. Foxboro police confirming investigation, statement expected this morning.
A mother is accused of murder after her two young children were found stabbed to death in Brockton, Massachusetts, on Monday, according to city officials. Plymouth Country District Attorney Timothy Cruz said the victims, who were found dead inside the third-floor apartment at 247 Prospect St., were 5 and 8 years old. Cruz said the children were brothers.
Officials: 2 children found stabbed to death in Brockton, Mass.
Two sisters allegedly tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid her of a demon causing her to misbehave, police said. The women also threatened to cut off the head of the girl's 8-year-old brother with a machete, authorities said.
Six people were arrested and "a number of injuries" were reported after 2,000 people gathered outside a student dorm complex at UMass Amherst after the Patriots' SuperBowl loss, according to the school.
A two-alarm fire in Rehoboth heavily damaged a farmhouse early Sunday morning. Crews were called to a farmhouse at 176 Davis Street around midnight.
Firefighters are safe after issuing a Mayday call at a raging fire in Leominster early Sunday. Crews got to the home on Mechanic Street at 2 a.m.
One person dead in officer-involved shooting in Reading
Police are on the scene of a reported shooting at State and Eastern streets by Mason Square in which one person was injured during what is being called an attempted armed robbery. The shooting took place at about 5:45 p.m. in front of the El Dorado jewelry store, 817 State Street, which is in a row of stores that lines Mason Square, the area where State Street and Wilbraham Road diverge.
A former pizza shop employee in Massachusetts is accused of trying to rob his old workplace
An early morning fire is out at a Brookline duplex
A person was shot in Boston Wednesday night. Officers responded to the 100 block of Brook Avenue in Roxbury for a report of a shooting just after 9:30 p.m. One person was found with life-threatening injuries.
The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said that the body of a woman was discovered at the edge of a marsh on Quecuechan Street. Authorities believe the body had been there for quite some time.
Authorities have identified the body found along a Cape Cod road over the weekend. Officials say 41-year-old Jermaine Taylor, of East Falmouth, was found lying alongside a road in Hyannis early Saturday. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Lancaster police arrested Karl Amrhein, 48, Saturday after he barricaded himself inside a home claiming to be holding a hostage, and that the home was rigged with explosives.
Fall River police say a body was found in a swampy area between Walmart parking lot and old Sam's Club
Haitian immigrants and their supporters march in downtown Boston to decry President Trump's recent comments and policies against Haitians.
Mashpee Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman near the Marshall's on Commercial Street
Driver arrested at South Station following police pursuit on Mass Pike
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