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Tuesday, Aug. 28 Blocking driveways on Hedge Road: At 10:31 a.m. a caller reported that vehicles parked on both sides of the road were blocking driveways. Fed...

Brookline Police Department 2018 Mid-Year Review

The Brookline Police Department is pleased to release its 2018 Mid-Year Report, which covers crime in the first six months of the year, race/gender...

The “Route 128 Bandit” Has Been Sentenced

The Brookline Police Department is pleased to share that Paul Landrum, aka the “Route 128 Bandit,” has been sentenced to 57 months imprisonment, followed...

Brookline Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

Police in Brookline are searching for an armed robbery suspect who they say held up a convenience store and stole more than $3,000 over the...
Ebrahim Jallow, 24

Pine Manor College Student Charged With Having Gun In Dorm Room

A student at Pine Manor College has been charged with having a gun in his dorm room. Ebrahim Jallow, 24, of Hartford, Connecticut, pleaded not...

Brookline Police Investigating Pine Manor College Armed Home Invasion

Brookline police are investigating an armed home invasion that left one college student in the hospital, officials said. Brookline police officers responding to a disturbance...

Realtor Judy Moses Was Killed In A Medford Pedestrian Crash

Judy Moses was realtor since 1986, who took pride in mentoring others, especially women, as a past president of the Women’s Council of Realtors...

Welding Torch Explodes, Causes Fire At Brookline High School & $150K...

The United Arts building at Brookline High School was evacuated late Wednesday morning after a welding accident caused a fire. Brookline firefighters responded to the...

Fire Breaks Out At Brookline High School

A welding tank sparked a fire Wednesday morning at Brookline High School, officials said. Firefighters responding to the arts building on campus battled a blaze...

Marathon Security Gets Test Run

With situations playing out in real-time, nearly 250 public safety officials trained inside the state’s underground bunker Tuesday morning to prepare for next week’s...
Sean Lynn-Jones

Budget Subcommittee Vote To Delay Land Bank Decision

The Long-Term Planning and Policies Subcommittee of Brookline voted almost unanimously to recommend its overarching Advisory Committee defer a land bank proposal until next...

Boston Man Sentenced For Two Bank Robberies

A Boston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for robbing a branch of RTN Federal Credit Union in Brookline and a branch...
BPD

U-Haul Van Rolls Over On Pond Avenue

According to Brookline Police, there was a traffic crash this morning on Pond Avenue at Highland Road, in which an U-Haul van lost control...

Taxi Driver Accused Of Dragging Another Driver In Brookline In Fight...

A taxi driver is facing charges Friday morning after allegedly dragging another taxi driver with his car. The two drivers reportedly got into a dispute...

Emergency Crews Respond To 2 Rollover Crashes In Brookline

Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash Tuesday morning in Brookline that temporarily shut down Beacon Street. Officials say the crash before 10:00 a.m. and...

Police Blotter

Here is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to between Sunday, March 11 and Sunday March 18 taken from...

3 Car Crash In Coolidge Corner Sends A Person To Hospital

Three cars crashed on Harvard Street between Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, sending one person to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Watch...

Brookline Students And Allies “Walk Out” Undeterred By Snow

The snow day did not stop dozens of students across the town from walking out in an effort to show where they stood on...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, March 6 Graffiti on Marion Street: At 3:41 p.m. a caller reported graffiti on a Marion Street building. Difficult customer at Dunkin Donuts: At 4:09 p.m. a...

Police Blotter

Monday, Feb. 26 Shoplifting: At 3:31 p.m. police received a report of two men who took two pairs of Nike sneakers from TJ Maxx. Needle found on...

Brookline Boy Asked To Get In Stranger’s Car

Police say a man driving an old green or brown Honda asked a 12-year-old boy to get in his car while the boy was...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, Feb. 20 Graffiti on Stetson Street: Around 8:53 a.m. a caller reported graffiti on the front steps of a Stetson Street building. Coyote on Hawthorne Road: At...

Police Investigating Racist, Concerning Graffiti In Brookline

The Brookline Police Department is currently investigating spray-painted messages on the side of the gym at Brookline High School. The graffiti was first reported last...

Brookline Pays $180K To Settle Former Police Officer’s Racial Discrimination Complaint

Brookline has reached an $180,000 settlement with a former police officer who filed a racial discrimination complaint. The town will pay the former officer, Estifanos...

Surveillance Video Shows Group Setting Construction Equipment On Fire

Police in Brookline are trying to track down the people who doused a Bobcat machine with gasoline then lit it on fire. Brookline police say...

Police Blotter

The following is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to the extended weekend of Feb. 16 through Feb. 19...

Car Crashes Into Anna’s Taqueria In Brookline

Anna's Taqueria opened for business as usual after a car crashed into the restaurant just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 in JFK Crossing. "We...

Brookline Man Arrested After Stabbing At Allston Gas Station

A 39-year-old Brookline man was arrested early yesterday morning, accused of stabbing a man in a fight in a gas station parking lot in...

Brookline Police Officer Involved Crash In Coolidge Corner

Brookline police are using the word "lucky" to describe the outcome of a non fatal crash involving a police officer in his police SUV...