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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2014 killing - The Boston Globe

A New York City man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter in the 2014 killing of a Boston woman, just before his murder trial was scheduled to begin, authorities said. Richter Baez, 25, was arrested in January 2015 in connection with 39-year-old Pippin Roe's death. He is scheduled to be sentenced T

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Winter storm warning issued for Boston, Providence, and Worcester - The Boston Globe

Forecasters Tuesday issued a winter storm warning for much of eastern New England as another nor'easter makes its way into the region. The storm is expected to drop between 8 and 14 inches of snow in the Boston area, said Matt Doody of the National Weather Service. Coastal New Hampshire and Maine co

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Teen's mother is tired of being 'that' mom - The Boston Globe

Q. My teen daughter is lovely. She has a group of friends who seem lovely as well, with one problem: My daughter is the one who plans and invites the group to movies, skating, over to our home, etc. She does the calling and arranging and it is extremely rare that she receives a reciprocal invitation

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Man stabbed in Dorchester - The Boston Globe

A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after he was found stabbed in Dorchester Monday night, according to police. Boston police officers responded to a report of a person stabbed in the area of 1505 Dorchester Ave. at 11:33 p.m., said Officer Stephen McNulty. Police located a male victim in

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Uber driver charged with raping woman in car in South End - The Boston Globe

An Uber driver allegedly raped an intoxicated female passenger in his car in Boston over the weekend and told police, "I know I'm in trouble, I had sex with her," prosecutors said Monday. Assistant Suffolk District Attorney Myriam Feliz disclosed the allegations during the arraignment of Ranjan Thap

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Woman's body found near Mass Pike in Grafton - The Boston Globe

State Police are investigating the death of a young woman whose body was found early Monday morning near the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Grafton, officials said. The Worcester District Attorney's office said in a statement that the body was found near mile marker 99.4 beneath th

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Less Intense 4th March Nor'easter Could Bring Up to a Foot of Snow

After a chilly and dry Tuesday with highs only near 40 degrees and a wind chill in the 30s, temperatures drop to the 20s and teens overnight as clouds gradually increase from south to north this afternoon through the overnight. At this point, looks like a predawn start south coast of New England, 7-

NECN - 2018-03-20 14:24:09

Freight trains collide, derail in Kentucky - The Boston Globe

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Two freight trains collided and derailed late Sunday, injuring four people and igniting a fire that forced nearby residents to flee their homes, authorities said. The Norfolk Southern Railway moved the trains from the tracks several hours after the collision in Georgetown. Four tra

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

New MassHousing mortgage program doesn't require a down payment - The Boston Globe

The past few years have been trying times for would-be homebuyers hoping to gain entry to Greater Boston's red-hot housing market. From a lack of homes for sale to overcrowded open houses to bidding wars, the chance for them to buy a house has become increasingly more remote. For many, even saving f


St. Patrick's Day parade: What you need to know if you go - The Boston Globe

Boston's 117th St. Patrick's Day Parade takes place Sunday in South Boston. It begins at 1 p.m. If you're going, keep these things in mind: The route: For the third time in four years, the city has shortened the route. (The route is highlighted in blue in the map above.) The parade starts at Broadw


3 Dead, 4 in Hospital Following Springfield, Mass. Apartment Fire

WWLP Firefighters in Springfield, Massachusetts, battle a fire that killed 3 people, injured 4 and displaced between 60 to 80 residents in an apartment building on Belmont Avenue. Three people are dead and four others are in hospital following a Springfield, Massachusetts fire in a four-story apartm


WANTED: Two Who Deposited Fake Check, Withdrew $25k

DEDHAM, MA - A couple who deposited an altered check at the Dedham Bank of America is now wanted by police. The Sept. 12 incident, which was just posted on Mass. Most Wanted by police, saw a woman with a fraudulent passport open an account at the Bank of America in West Roxbury. A $25,040 check was


Lincoln man arrested on drug charge at post office - The Boston Globe

A 26-year-old Lincoln man was arrested Saturday morning when he allegedly tried to retrieve a package of ecstasy pills mailed to his post office box from Europe, police said. The man, who was not named, will be charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance, Lincoln police sai


Housekeeper stabbed with scissors at Portsmouth, NH hotel - The Boston Globe

Portsmouth Police Department Jasmine Henderson, 32, allegedly used a pair of scissors to stab a housekeeper at a hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Friday morning. A New York woman was arrested for attempted murder Friday morning after she allegedly stabbed a housekeeper with a pair of scissors at a


Updating my 'American Idol' relationship status - The Boston Globe

Like bumping into an old flame a few years after the fact, I've met the sudden reappearance of "American Idol" in my life with a mix of resolve to keep our good times in the past and a pang of "what if?" about the possibility of a future together. Dammit. I thought I quit you, "American Idol"! I'm a


Fourth nor'easter in a month brews

Weather-weary Bay State residents are preparing for another nor'easter that could be heading our way - a system that would be the fourth major storm of the month. National Weather Service senior meteorologist Frank Nocera said the potential for another snowstorm all depends on the temperature. "A t


3 dead, 3 jump from burning apartment building

Three people are dead and at least four others are hospitalized after a fire in a Springfield apartment building, firefighters said. The two-alarm fire was first reported at 7:20 a.m. in a building at 49 Belmont Ave., said Dennis Leger, of the Springfield Fire Department. Firefighters arrived five m


Four injured, three missing in two-alrm fire in Springfield - The Boston Globe

At least four people were injured and three are missing after a two-alarm blaze on Belmont Street in Springfield Sunday morning, a fire official said. Springfield fire department officials arrived at 49 Belmont St. at 7:25 a.m., according to Dennis Leger, a spokesman for the department. Four people


John Goodman makes a surprise appearance on 'Saturday Night Live' - The Boston Globe

John Goodman joined the "Saturday Night Live" cast for a guest shot, playing Rex Tillerson on this week's episode. The show's cold open also featured Kate McKinnon playing the role of Jeff Sessions and guest host Bill Hader playing the role of Anthony Scaramucci. Alex Moffat's Anderson Cooper querie


Brazilian man sentenced to prison for illegal reentry after deportation - The Boston Globe

A Brazilian national who was indicted in 2016 for sexually assaulting a child was sentenced Friday to six months in federal prison for illegally entering the United Stated after getting deported, prosecutors said. Josilei DeCastro, 37, was also given one year of supervised release, and will "face de