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Brookline Man Arraigned In Prostitution Sting

One Brookline man and eight others from outside the Boston area were arraigned on charges they sought sex for a fee from Boston Police...
Bruce Seals

Brookline Man Accused Of Masturbating While Peering Into Women’s Apartment

A Brookline man is accused of touching himself outside a Brighton apartment and scaring the two women who live there. One of the woman reported seeing...

BPD’s New Chief Of Police Andrew Lipson

We are pleased to announce and introduce our new Chief of Police Andrew Lipson, who was promoted last night from Deputy Superintendent to Chief...

Overturned Car Snarls Traffic On Route 9

At 6:51 Monday morning Brookline police and fire responded to an overturned car accident on Route 9 East near Cypress Street. According to police the...

Brookline Police Department Has A Bike Unit Consisting Of 17 Officers

Did you know the Brookline Police Department has a Bike Unit which consists of 17 officers? These 17 officers come from various Divisions throughout the...

Brookline Man Faces Rape Charges In Barnstable Court

A 31-year-old Brookline man pleaded not guilty Friday to rape charges in Barnstable District Court, according to court documents. Anthony Collins, of Beacon Street, is...

First Circuit Court Of Appeals Rule No Right To Bear Arms...

On 2 November 2018, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held the Second Amendment effectively does not apply outside the home. From uscourts.gov: "This case involves...

Brookline Police Officers Awarded For Saving Lives, Being Rolemodels

Tuesday four Brookline Police Officers were recognized for serving their community, chasing down suspects to saving lives and serving as role models to young...
Alan Kaplan

Brookline Arson: Former Owner Of Village Smokehouse On Trial

Did the former owner of the Village Smokehouse plot with a local handyman to burn down a failed construction project on Spooner Road in...

Police Blotter

Turn it down: At 6:26 a.m. Brookline police received a report that a man was using an industrial lawn mower and causing a lot...

Got Kids?

If the answer is “yes” or even “I’m thinking about it,” then you will want to read up about these three female officers who...

Police Blotter

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...

New “Fishing” Crime Hitting Massachusetts Postal Service Boxes

Postal service police are investigating a bizarre, new scam in the greater Boston area. Police said crooks have been stealing mail from official post office...

Brookline Rejects Effort To Ban Secrecy Clauses In Harassment Settlements

The Brookline town meeting defeated a proposal Tuesday night to do away with secrecy provisions in settlements of racial or sexual harassment claims again...

National Hispanic Heritage Month At The BPD

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Detective Carlos Crespo. Detective Crespo, a first generation...

Brookline Business Loses $1K In Eversource Scam

On Saturday a Brookline business owner got a phone call from someone claiming to be a representative from Eversource. The woman told the business...

Lindsay Lohan’s Cousin, A BC Hockey Player, Assaulted In Boston

A Boston College hockey player is "out indefinitely" after being assaulted in Boston on Jan. 19. Kevin Lohan, a graduate student and defenseman on...

Boston Holocaust Memorial Vandalized For A 2nd Time This Summer

The New England Holocaust Memorial has been vandalized for the second time this Summer, according to the Boston Police. Boston Police said a witness on...

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 Searches For New Police Chief

Do you have what it takes to be the chief of police for the town of Brookline? The town is actively searching for a...

Find Out Which Towns Will Or Will Not Allow Recreational Marijuana,...

Town-by-town, city-by-city residents of Massachusetts are deciding if they want to be able to drive to the corner store to buy marijuana. State officials delayed...

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...

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...

Good Luck To Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos Who Is Riding...

Good luck to Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos who is riding 275 miles this weekend from Boston to NYC in the Tour de Force...

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...

Man Who Ran Over State Trooper’s Foot Sunday Morning In Brookline...

State Police arrested a Boston man after he drove over a police officer's boot early Sunday morning during a traffic stop. State Police got a...

BPD At Brookline Day 2017

The BPD had a great time at Brookline Day yesterday. It was hot but everyone seemed to enjoy the music, food, games, and many the...

Police Blotter

Friday, Sept. 1 Mystery liquid: At 8:04 a.m., a Park Vale resident reported that their windows and doors were covered in an unknown liquid. Leaf blower theft: At...

“Chief” Graham Horowitz

“Attention on deck!” A police announcement usually heard when a commanding officer enters a room full of officers. Today, however, the commanding officer was not...

Assault And Battery With A Stapler

- A Fairway Road resident called to report someone broke into their home overnight. The resident told police that three Apple laptops were missing...