Officer involved in Auburn shooting, state police say

Officer involved in Auburn shooting, state police say Share Shares Copy Link {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 3:14 PM EST Nov 14, 2018 Detectives have responded to Swanson Road in Auburn for a report of a local officer-involved shooting, according to Massachusetts State Police. Police say it is not an active-shooter situation and that …

'Sterilized against their will': Attorney tells CBC indigenous mothers led to

Mothers are alleging they were coerced into sterilization while at hospitals to deliver children. Several indigenous moms have reported being told if they didn’t tie their tubes they wouldn’t get to see their recently delivered newborns, or would face other repercussions. At least 60 indigenous women are seeking a class-action lawsuit, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. …

Blood pressure drug recall expands; another heart medication possibly tainted

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potentially cancer-causing chemical. The recall includes one lot of Sandoz’s losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets with the lot number JB8912. Patients use these drugs to keep their high blood pressure …

Firefighters, ambulances called in to help evacuate nursing home patients

Dozens of patients were evacuated Friday night when a “major water leak” caused part of a nursing home to be condemned. The Duxbury Fire Department called in all of its firefighters, even those who were off duty, as well as help from nearby communities to assist in the evacuation of residents from the Bay Path …

Police vehicle involved in crash following pursuit

A Lawrence police vehicle was involved in a crash Friday while responding to a reported “altercation,” officials said. Lawrence police said the situation began with a reported disturbance at the intersection of Marston and Canal Street. “The disturbance was an altercation between an adult male who is now in police custody, and two juveniles age …