Inmate At Shirley Prison Assaults Correction Officer, Starts Fire In Cell.

The inmate assaulted a female corrections officer by throwing an unknown liquid before starting a fire in his cell, causing the evacuation of several inmates from their cells.[Masslive]

Former Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, Ends Presidential Campaign.

After failing to garner enough support, Patrick announced that he would be bowing out of the race today. [WCVB]

Police Forced To Chase Driver For 27-Miles On Mass Pike In High-Speed Chase On Wednesday.

The driver was evenly stopped by police who used a tire deflation device. []

Former Police Officer Sued For $750k In Damages After Breaking Individuals Nose.

Ex-Police Officer Christopher Roeder of Hadley, the Hadley police chief, and the town, are all being sued for damages after Roeder broke a man's nose. [Masslive]

Man Pulled Over In Maine For Driving Lawn Mower Under The Influence.

Police stopped the man while driving on a public road while intoxicated amid the snow and cold temperatures. [NECN]

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