Latest Massachusetts State Police News

Plane makes emergency landing in Boston after fire on board

Jul. 4, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A fire aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight headed to London forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston. Massachusetts State Police said in a news release that the crew extinguished the fire, which a preliminary investigation says probably started with a phone charger that ignited in...

Police: Men who died in van rollover were from Poland

Jun. 12, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police have identified the two men who died when a tour van rolled over on a Massachusetts highway last weekend as natives of Poland. Police on Tuesday said 42-year-old Leslaw Mastej and 49-year-old Jaroslaw Nowak died in Saturday's crash on Interstate 95 in...

Police investigating fatal crash involving tour group

Jun. 9, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police are still investigating the cause of a fatal crash on Interstate 95 involving a tour group that caters to the Polish-American community. Two adult men have died and nine other individuals are being treated for serious injuries after the group's van was...

Defaced war veterans memorial restored for Memorial Day

May. 24, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A vandalized memorial to Vietnam War veterans in Boston has been restored ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. The Boston Globe reports volunteers on Friday helped clean up the swastikas and other graffiti that had been scrawled on the memorial at the University of Massachusetts-Boston campus...