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4-year-old Lowell girl becomes third Massachusetts child to die from flu this season

A 4-year-old girl from Lowell has reportedly become the third child to die in Massachusetts from the flu this season. WCVB reported that 4-year-old Puthiraskmey Sopheak of Lowell died Saturday.


Boston Red Sox 2019 Spring Training Broadcast, Radio Schedule

While a glance outside your window doesn't necessarily scream "spring," the Red Sox will begin their Spring Training schedule this Friday. The team released the broadcast schedule for their slate of Florida games Wednesday morning.


11 black women were murdered in Boston 40 years ago. A local artist is remembering them across the city.

Forty years ago, the body of 29-year-old Daryal Ann Hargett was found by her landlord in her South End apartment. The social worker, who was described as quiet and serious by those who knew her, had been stabbed to death. She was the fifth black woman to be murdered in Boston that year, and she woul


Kyrie Irving Opens Up About Celtics’ Struggles, ‘Energy-Taxing’ Media Speculation, And More

BOSTON (CBS) — Through 58 games of the season, things have not gone as planned for the Boston Celtics. After a 55-27 record last year and a run to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals, expectations were obviously sky-high for a Celtics team that was set to re-add Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward t


Weymouth Man Wanted In Boston Assault Turns Himself In: Police

BOSTON, MA – A Weymouth man has turned himself in to police in connection with an assault in Boston's South End, police said. Michael Kenney, 40, was arrested around 4:05 p.m. Tuesday after arriving at the South End district station.


Weak Storm To Bring Snow, Sleet, Rain Wednesday Night

BOSTON (CBS) – Here we go again, yet another weak, messy, “sad excuse for a storm” on the way. The pattern this winter has been clear. It is a recipe that has been repeated storm after storm, week after week, month after month. A thump of snow, changes to sleet within a few hours, transitions to rai


Three teens, one child charged with kicking woman, stealing her phone in Roxbury

Four juveniles – the youngest, an 11-year-old girl – have been arrested by Boston police on charges they attacked a woman walking in Roxbury Tuesday night and robbed her of her phone.


Proposed Bill Attempts to Relieve Sumner Tunnel Congestion

BOSTON, MA– Boston is famous for a lot: our sports teams, our top-tier colleges and universities, and much more that makes this city special. One thing we probably aren't proud of though is our traffic. In fact, we've been named the city with the worst traffic in the United States by Forbes. Not exa


Police: Woman shoved to the ground, kicked and robbed by 4 juveniles

BOSTON - Boston Police have arrested four juveniles accused of assaulting and robbing a woman in Roxbury. On Tuesday night, just after 9 p.m., police were called to a robbery on Parker Street in Roxbury. While on the way to the scene, police say they saw a group of teenagers that matched the descrip


Boston Police Looking For Missing 19-Year-Old

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston police are looking for a missing 19-year-old who has autism and has made suicidal threats. Authorities on Tuesday asked the public for help in finding Darius “Jade” Chisholm.


Gordon Hayward’s Wife Tells Him To Turn Off Video Games In Live Stream

BOSTON (CBS) — Stars — they’re just like us! Even when it comes to video games. That much was apparent this week when Celtics star and noted gamer Gordon Hayward was playing a video game on a live stream. Hayward clearly wanted to get in one more game, so he asked his dear wife a simple question: “I


Here's what to do in Boston this week

From paper art to percussion, there's plenty to enjoy in Boston this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and tran


Boston man arrested on Quincy fentanyl trafficking charge

QUINCY — A Boston man was arrested by police after they accused him of dealing fentanyl in Quincy. Miguel A. Vasquez, 24, was charged with trafficking more than 10 grams of fentanyl, distribution of fentanyl and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He is expected to be arraigned in Quincy D


Boston: Massachusetts AG Weighs Lawsuit Over Emergency Declaration

Attorney General Maura Healey is weighing legal action against the Trump administration following President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.


Man driving stolen car arrested after violent struggle with police

BOSTON - Boston Police have arrested a 25-year-old Dorchester man after they found him driving a stolen car. On Tuesday night, officers on patrol in Dorchester saw a car driving on Kenberma Road that had been reported stolen out of Malden. Officers approached the vehicle and talked to the driver, id


Porpoise seen swimming off shore in Dorchester

It’s not every day you see a porpoise swimming in Dorchester. But that’s exactly what happened last Friday, and Paul Moore was there to get it on video. The Savin Hill resident noticed a dorsal fin cutting through the water just a few yards away from the shore, near the Dorchester Yacht Club.


Man Charged In Connection With Violent South End Assault

BOSTON (CBS) – A Weymouth man turned himself into police on Tuesday in connection with a violent assault in Boston’s South End. Boston Police said 22-year-old Chris Smith was punched multiple times and slammed into the ground around 2:45 a.m. on February 9. The incident happened in the area of Harri


FBI file for Cardinal Law reveals several death threats

More than a decade before explosive revelations about Cardinal Bernard F. Law’s handling of abuse allegations against Catholic priests led him to resign in disgrace, the Boston archbishop was held in such high esteem by President George H.W. Bush that he was vetted for a possible presidential appoin


Boston firefighter faces OUI, other charges after crash

ORLEANS — A Boston firefighter pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Orleans District Court to charges of OUI and leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a crash in East Harwich.


Bill Cosby thanks Supreme Court for declining to take up woman’s defamation lawsuit

Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby, currently serving prison time for sexual assault, on Tuesday thanked the Supreme Court for declining to take up a lawsuit originally filed in Massachusetts by a performer who alleged the entertainer had raped her and then defamed her decades later.