Norton detective sergeant sedated after hospitalization for COVID, pneumonia and flu

Sign in Chevron that denotes content that can open up. Create account Chevron that denotes content that can open up.Need exclusive stories only we can tell? Subscribe to MassLive.com. Norton Det. Sgt. Stephen Desfosses sedated after hospitalization for COVID, pneumonia and flu; GoFundMe raises $20,000-plus for officer Several weeks ago, Det. Sgt. Stephen Desfosses, a […]

Jamaican Dr. Malou Harrison Named Miami Dade College Provost

Dr. Malou C. Harrison has been chosen to be the new Provost of Miami Dade College. Dr. Harrison has served as North Campus president since 2013 after being the dean of students at North Campus for over a decade. She will replace Lenore Rodicia, who resigned on December 7, 2020, after a tenure of 18 […]

The Best Loved Detective Agencies in Fiction

My debut novel, Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder, centres around a band of private detectives—the Inquirers—operating in an agency hidden beneath the streets of London; gadgets, murders and secrets galore. Thus, as you might imagine, the nature of the private detective (fictional or real) has always fascinated me. The art of solving crimes without […]

Where are coronavirus vaccines available in Miami-Dade County?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, right rear, watches as Carlos Dennis, left, 65, rolls up his sleeve so that Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue paramedic, Capt. Javier Crespo, can administer a COVID-19 vaccine shot, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, right rear, watches as Carlos Dennis, left, 65, rolls […]

NYPD detective builds crowdfunding website exclusively for first responders and military

The most common concerns I hear with crowdfunding websites like GoFundMe and Kickstarter is that “it’s all a scam” or “it’s too difficult to create and manage.” Either way, too many people feel it’s just not worth it. Those concerns are not unfounded. Despite GoFundMe’s protocol to prevent fraudulent activity, it still occurs. Recall the […]

Narcotics Kingpin Backs New River Port in Laos’ Golden Triangle

Far away in Laos, October 6 marked a new beginning for the country’s port sector. The Vientiane Times, a prominent state-run newspaper, published news of a $50 million investment to build a port in the Laotian town of Ban Mom. According to the outlet, a businessman named Zhao Wei participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for […]

Reward Reaches $10,000 in Fatal Shooting of 17-Year-Old in Miami-Dade

Authorities are hoping an increased reward will help lead them to tips in the drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old girl dead in southwest Miami-Dade last year. Miami-Dade Police announced Wednesday that the reard in the killing of Gabriela Aldana is now at $10,000. Aldana had been standing in the parking lot of a shopping […]

Tampa Police detective suspended, charged with 2 counts tampering with evidence

TAMPA, Fla. — The “cover up is worse than the crime,” Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said several times during a news conference Tuesday. The agency said one of its own detectives is currently suspended from active duty and has been charged with two felonies. During the news conference, Dugan said 38-year-old Detective Jarda Bradford […]