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Man leads police on chase through several Massachusetts towns


Student in custody after stabbing classmate, police say  

From Small Business Saturday to Mayor Walsh’s #5onMain, we hand-picked some cool things Boston’s neighborhoods are doing to encourage support for local shops, vendors, and eateries.

Fire started on second floor of home

Boston firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a West Roxbury house Sunday afternoon.

Boston Fire Department

1 resident treated at the scene

 A car has reportedly crashed into the emergency room at the VA Hospital at 1400 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury.
The Boston Fire Department tweeted that one person in the car has been removed, and the extent of structural damage is uncertain at this time.

Isaiah Murphy suspected in 20 Dunkin’ Donuts robberies

Canton MA – A man suspected of being the serial robber who had targeted Dunkin Donuts stores in Eastern Massachusetts is in custody, Canton Police said.

Isaiah Murphy, who was arrested Tuesday, is suspected to be behind at least 20 holdups in 16 communities since March, Canton police said.

During the summer, Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants were robbed at gunpoint in Canton, Newton, West Roxbury, Westwood, Norwood, Walpole, Plainville, Norton, North Attleboro, Raynham and Easton,

The robberies then spread north to communities including Burlington.

“Evidence linking the suspect to many of the affected locations was uncovered” during a search of Murphy’s home, police said.

Dunkin’ Brands and police in nearly a dozen towns had offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

Canton police released a surveillance photo in an effort to catch the robber.

Murphy is scheduled to be arraigned in Stoughton District Court Wednesday.