• Brookline October 14, 2022 7:42 pm

    Brookline Police Chief Fired Following Sexual Harassment Investigation

    The police chief in Brookline, Massachusetts, has been fired after serving just two months in the role following the results of an investigation that found he violated the town’s policy against discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation on multiple occasions and with several employees. Town Administrator Mel Kleckner announced on Aug. 5 that the town had recently been made aware of…

  • Massachusetts August 8, 2022 6:36 pm

    New Brookline Police Chief Placed on Paid Leave

    An investigation is underway in Brookline, with the towns police chief facing several allegations.

  • Brookline August 8, 2022 6:48 pm

    Brookline Police Chief Placed on Leave Pending Investigation

    The police chief in Brookline, Massachusetts, has been placed on paid administrative leave following allegations that he violated the town’s policy against discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation. Town Administrator Mel Kleckner said the town was made aware last week of multiple allegations that Police Chief Ashley Gonzalez had violated the town’s discrimination and sexual harassment and retaliation policy. “Town...

  • BOSTON November 21, 2019 5:36 pm

    Deadly Brookline Stabbing Came After Botched Drug Deal: Docs

    The first homicide in Brookline in 13 years apparently stemmed from a botched drug deal, court documents show. Singha Oeun was held without bail at his arraignment Thursday in the stabbing death of 20-year-olds Nicolas Kern.

  • BOSTON November 20, 2019 11:55 pm

    Man Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Man at Brookline Park

    A man has been arrested for the killing of another man at a park early Tuesday morning in Brookline, Massachusetts. Singha Oeun, 21, was arrested Wednesday with the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Nicolas “Cole” Kern of Brookline.

  • BOSTON November 20, 2019 5:39 am

    Man, 20, Killed in Overnight Brookline, Mass. Park Stabbing

    A 20-year-old man was killed after he was stabbed early Tuesday at a park in Brookline, Massachusetts, according to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office. The man was found at Amory Playground when police responded to a call at 1:38 a.m., Brookline Police Lt. Harrington said.

  • Massachusetts October 17, 2019 10:01 pm

    Man Allegedly Attacked Woman Walking in Brookline

    Police are looking for a man they say attacked a woman and yelled racial insults Tuesday evening in Brookline, Massachusetts. The woman told police she parked on Dean Road around 7:15 p.m. and was walking outside All Saint’s Parish at the intersection with Beacon Street when a man shoved her from behind, knocking her to the ground.

  • Massachusetts March 23, 2019 11:00 pm

    Hundreds Head to 1st Boston-Area Recreational Pot Shop

    The Greater Boston area’s first recreational marijuana shop is now open. Dozens of people stood in a line that stretched around the back of the facility in the cold Saturday morning to be among the first customers to purchase recreational marijuana from New England Treatment Access (NETA).

  • Massachusetts March 22, 2019 11:39 pm

    1st Boston-Area Recreational Pot Shop Set to Open

    The closest recreational pot shop to Boston will open this weekend in Brookline, Massachusetts, and they are preparing for a crowd of thousands. New England Treatment Access is located inside a building that used to be a bank at the busy intersection of Route 9 and Washington Street. It is already a medical dispensary. Recreational sales will start at 9...

  • Massachusetts November 28, 2018 11:35 pm

    Menorah Vandalized and Stolen From Brookline Temple

    Police are investigating after a menorah was vandalized and stolen from a Brookline, Massachusetts synagogue early Wednesday morning. Authorities believe multiple thieves ripped a 6-foot-tall, 300-pound menorah out of the ground at Temple Emeth on Grove Street, vandalized it, then ditched it in the area of Church and Weld streets in West Roxbury where police discovered it at about 6...

  • Massachusetts September 26, 2018 10:38 pm

    Brookline Reaches Settlement With Police Officer Who Alleged Racial Discrimination

    The town of Brookline, Massachusetts, has reached a settlement with a former police officer who complained of racial discrimination in the department. In 2015, Brookline Police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun accused other officers of using racial slurs and making them feel unsafe at work. Wednesday, Brookline Select Board Chair Neil Wishinsky said the town had reached a $150,000...

  • Massachusetts August 13, 2018 9:05 pm

    Police: Man in Dress Groped Woman in Brookline

    Police in Brookline, Massachusetts, are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who they believe groped a woman Sunday morning. The alleged attack happened just before 6 a.m. as the woman, in her 20s, walked to work near the intersection of Washington Street and Beacon Street. “It’s obviously a very upsetting incident,” said Michael Gropman, deputy superintendent of the...

  • Massachusetts August 1, 2017 10:18 pm

    Brookline PD Teaches Deescalation

    The Brookline, Massachusetts police department is taking the initiative and teaching its officers how to deescalate potentially dangerous situations.

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