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Around the Region: Bench-Clearing Brawl at Women's Football Game in Somerville, Trailer Fire in Malden

Some of the top recent headlines from beyond Medford's bounds.

: A trailer home at 685 Broadway in Malden was fully engulfed in flames around 5 p.m. Tuesday night, with EMTs reporting no serious injuries. A woman was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution. -Chris Caesar

A occurred in the fourth quarter of the Boston Militia's playoff game against the D.C. Diva, last Saturday at . The Boston Herald reports that Somerville police called for backup when things got ugly, and Massachusetts State Police responded to the melee. The Militia are part of the Women's Football Alliance. -Chris Orchard

State Rep. Carlos Henriquez, of Dorchester, was arrested early Sunday morning near Forsyth Street in Boston, after allegedly choking and punching a 23-year-old female college student while driving around the city. The first-term Democrat pleaded not guilty to charges of assault, kidnapping, witness intimidation and larceny under $250 Monday in Roxbury District Court, according to the Boston Globe. He called the allegations “completely untrue,” the report states. He was released on $1,000 cash bail. -John Waller

: One person was injured in a two-vehicle, head-on crash Thursday morning in the area of North and Pope Streets in Stoneham, according to . At 8:27 a.m., police responded to Pope Street for a report of a head-on collision between two vehicles, according to Stoneham Police Chief Jim McIntyre. The vehicles—each carrying one driver with no passengers—involved in the crash were a Chrysler PT Cruiser and a Chevy Malibu, according to the police chief. "The Chevy Malibu was stopped on North Street waiting to make a left turn onto Pope (Street)," McIntyre said. "The Chrysler was traveling on North Street from Wakefield, and the operator said she experienced some mechanical issues with her operating system and the vehicle accelerated abruptly, the Chrysler lost control, crossed over the center line, hitting the Chevy." -Mark Ouellette

On Saturday, July 7 around 3 a.m., officers responded to Olives at 10 City Square for a report of vandalism. According to a police report, the general manager and bar manager, who were both on the premises, said they saw a white male in his early 20s with light brown hair throw a brick at the front door of the restaurant. The brick cracked the glass and damaged the door’s metal frame. The vandal then grabbed the brick and threw it again—this time at a front window. -Matt M. Casey


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