Boston police discovered 10 dogs in the basement of a Dorchester home and are investigating whether a resident was running an illegal dogfighting ring in the house, Suffolk County prosecutors said.
Javier Ruperto, 35, is to be arraigned today in Dorchester Municipal Court on charges of assault and battery on a public employee while the dogfighting investigation continues, officials said.FULL ENTRY
A 21-year-old woman, whose child was in the back seat of her sedan, was charged with drunk driving for a crash that sent a minivan carrying three children into a quarry, Milford police said Sunday. One of the children in the minivan was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.FULL ENTRY
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Columnist Shirley Leung says Boston mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh should focus on middle-class housing. Read more