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Red Sox Reportedly Listening To Trade Offers On Porcello, Bogaerts, Bradley
BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- The Red Sox are reportedly looking to trim payroll to stay under the highest luxury tax threshold for 2019 and, as a result, they're listening to trade offers for Rick Porcello, Xander Bogaerts, and Jackie Bradley Junior. The goal? To clear space for bullpen help.
Police Arrest Boston Man for Alleged Armed Robbery During Haverhill Gang Initiation
A 21-year-old Boston man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery after what Haverhill police say was an alleged drug deal and gang initiation gone awry. Angel Lozano was taken into custody Monday, Dec. 10, the morning after police say he and a 17-year-old juvenile wore masks and allegedly p
5 things to do in Boston this weekend
Need an antidote for the pervasive holiday cheer? WGBH’s “Creepy Christmas” may be the answer. Author and paranormal investigator Jeff Belanger will explain the history behind holiday ghosts, legends, and monsters like Krampus, Belsnickel, and the Gryla. While there is no specific age restriction, W
Boston Man Gets Life in Prison for Dorchester Road Rage Killing
A Boston man who gunned down another man during what prosecutors called "a stupid traffic dispute" has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole. Deonarine Ganga was sentenced Wednesday, the day after he was convicted of first-degree murder in the April 2017 road rage shooting death
Tim Neverett Exits Boston Red Sox Radio Team
BOSTON RED SOX radio broadcasts will have at least one new voice next season, as TIM NEVERETT is exiting the SOX' radio network and flagship ENTERCOM Sports WEEI-F/BOSTON as his contract has run out. NEVERETT has been on the SOX radio broadcasts alongside JOE CASTIGLIONE since 2016, when he replaced
Two more troopers to plead guilty in overtime scandal; another arrested
Two more retired state troopers have agreed to plead guilty and another was arrested this morning in connection with the overtime abuse scandal, authorities say. Heath McAuliffe, 40, of Hopkinton, was arrested and charged with embezzlement and will appear in federal court in Boston later today, acco
Celtics Fans Show Love For Pelicans Superstar Anthony Davis
BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- Anthony Davis doesn't play for the Celtics--at least not yet, right? That's just a Green-teamer fantasy right now--but you wouldn't have known it listening to the ovation the Pelicans superstar received last night at the Garden.
MLB Rumors: Red Sox Players ‘Lobbying’ For Team To Re-Sign Joe Kelly
Joe Kelly clearly is popular in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse. The hard-throwing right-hander is a free agent and reportedly is drawing massive interest around Major League Baseball. And if and when the Red Sox decide to move on from Kelly, they likely will face significant resistance from their play
Man fatally shot inside car in Mattapan; Boston's 54th homicide
BOSTON - Boston Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Mattapan. Police said they found a man inside a car on Savannah Avenue around 10 p.m. Monday who was shot several times in the chest.
You Can Secretly Record Officials and Police in Massachusetts, a Judge Ruled
And two very different groups are celebrating. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee!. In a victory for two very different groups of people, a federal judge has ruled that a Massachusetts law against secretly recording police o
Red Sox's Gorkys Hernandez: Signs MiLB deal with Boston
Hernandez signed a minor-league contract with the Red Sox on Tuesday, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports. Hernandez was non-tendered by the Giants at the end of November after slashing .234/.285/.391 with 15 home runs and 40 RBI in 142 games. The 31-year-old can play all three outfield spots an
Video of drug arrest in Lowell causing criminal cases to be dismissed
Court cases are being thrown out and police officers are being put on leave, all stemming from a video of a drug arrest in Lowell. Three Lowell Police officers were placed on leave, with all of the criminal cases they're involved in now getting a second look.
Man found guilty in road rage murder in Dorchester
A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Tuesday convicted a Dorchester man of fatally shooting another man during a road rage incident last year in the neighborhood, prosecutors said.
Play time: Top theater events in Boston this week
If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Boston this week. 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 transactions.
Food and drink events worth seeking out in Boston this week
If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of Boston food and beverage. From an annual holiday party to a bar crawl, here's what to do on the local food scene this week.
Boston Celtics' Robert Williams blocks Anthony Davis in the paint (watch)
BOSTON -- Boston Celtics rookie Robert Williams has plenty of hype and a nickname increasing his recognition on Twitter. So how could he garner more hype? Swatting New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis around the rim might help. Here's Williams, dealing with the superstar big man effectively and s
Lawmakers press for details about gas line safety
BOSTON – Natural gas company executives were grilled Tuesday about leaking pipes and a lack of staff, training and procedures for dealing with gas disasters. Members of the Legislature's Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy peppered representatives of Columbia Gas of Massachus
‘The 3 kids went flying’: Woman charged in fatal Revere pedestrian crash held on bail
REVERE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Boston woman arrested in connection with a deadly pedestrian crash in Revere that left one child dead and a woman and infant critically injured told police she may have “nodded off” after taking prescription medication and vaping CBD oil in her car, prosecutors said.
Boston police investigate fatal shooting in Mattapan
A man believed to be in his mid-20s died last night after being shot multiple times, apparently while sitting in a car on Savannah Avenue in Mattapan, police said. Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross said officers tried to save his life.
Woman used cannabis-style oil before allegedly hitting, killing 5-year-old girl
A 42-year-old pipe-fitter told police she took sleep and pain medication Saturday night and then drank a beer and vaped a cannabis-type oil the next day before allegedly crashing her SUV into five pedestrians in Revere, killing a 5-year-old girl and leaving her 2-month-old sister with life-threateni