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Secretly Recording Police Officers Is Legal: MA Judge Ruling

BOSTON, MA — A federal judge in Boston ruled that secret audio recordings of government officials, including police officers, on the job is legal. In a 44-page summary judgment Chief US District Judge Patti Saris found that a Massachusetts law prohibiting secret oral recordings only applied to those

PATCH - 2018-12-11 23:33:00

Crash On Route 9 Causes Delays, Detour

NEWTON, MA — A crash on Route 9 eastbound between Parker and Langley streets has closed that stretch of the road down prompting a detour that will last hours and the ensuing hefty backup, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 19:51:00

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

ALLACCESS.COM - 2018-12-12 14:14:00

73 years after crash over Himalayas, airman comes home

Army Air Force 1st Lt. Allen R. Turner was the pilot of a C-109 aircraft that left India on July 17, 1945, headed over “The Hump” to China when the plane vanished on the notoriously dangerous route over the Himalayas.

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-12-12 05:05:59

David Backes Survives Skate Blade To Face, Barely Misses Any Time In Bruins’ 4-3 Win Over Coyotes

BOSTON (CBS) — You might have heard it once or twice by now in your life: Hockey players are tough. The latest illustration of that reality came Tuesday night at TD Garden, and it was Bruins forward David Backes who had to serve as the unfortunate model. It came late in the first period against the

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 09:29:37

Despite 41 points from Anthony Davis, Boston Celtics cruise by New Orleans Pelicans, 113-100

Chalk up another thoroughly disappointing loss to the Boston Celtics. Two weeks after looking a step slow against them in the Smoothie King Center — which resulted in a 124-107 loss, the New Orleans Pelicans failed yet again to match the energy of Brad Stevens’ team for much of a contest, eventually

THEBIRDWRITES.COM - 2018-12-11 03:38:00

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.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-11 17:44:22

Cambridge Teen Indicted By Grand Jury On Murder Charges

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Five people were indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury for crimes that were reported to happen in Cambridge recently, including a 17-year-old Cambridge resident charged with murder. The indictments were handed down between September 26 and November 20.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 16:50:00

Secret Audio Recording of Police is Protected Under 1st Amendment, MA Federal Judge Ruled

Boston, MA - In a case which sought to clarify laws surrounding the legality of secretly recording police and other government officials, a federal judge ruled that a Massachusetts law which was meant to prohibit such undisclosed recordings was unconstitutional. The judge indicated that the such an

UP TO BOSTON - 2018-12-11 18:45:20

Meet The Bear With His Own Twitter Account: Patch PM

Welcome to Tuesday's Patch PM. Here are today's top headlines from the Massachusetts Patch network:. Plus, see a video of the bear peering into the windows of Middlesex Turnpike businesses.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 20:42:00

Judge rules people have the right to make secret audio recordings of police in public places

A federal judge ruled today that a Massachusetts law that can be used to prosecute journalists and others making secret audio recordings of police and public officials in public spaces is unconstitutional.

UNIVERSALHUB.COM - 2018-12-11 00:30:00

These are the 20 best books of 2018, according to local experts

With all of the amazing books released this year, we turned to staff members at four local shops — Brookline Booksmith, Harvard Book Store, Porter Square Books, and Trident Booksellers and Cafe — for the 2018 reads that they couldn’t put down.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-10 17:42:50

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

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-12-11 01:17:01

Have A Surveillance Camera? Brookline Police Are Asking For Help

BROOKLINE, MA — Every so often the Brookline police will release an image from a security camera someone has let them use as they investigate a crime. Those images have helped solve the crime, police say.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 01:37:00

4 can't-miss music events in Boston this week

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house. From holiday concert performed by the Boston Pops to a celebration of Beethoven's birthday, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-10 22:13:41

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.

BOSTON 25 NEWS - 2018-12-11 09:33:02

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

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-10 17:53:00

Anthony Davis Scores 41, Pelicans lose 113-100 to Celtics

BOSTON (AP) – Kyrie Irving’s shoulder wasn’t sore enough to keep him from cheering for Marcus Morris Sr. when he hit three 3-pointers to start the second half and propel Boston to a double-digit lead.

FOX SPORTS - 2018-12-11 06:00:10

Bulls hold players-only meeting morning after franchise-worst 56-point loss to Celtics

The Chicago Bulls suffered the worst loss in the history of the franchise this week. A 56-point drubbing at the hands of the Boston Celtics was an inauspicious mark on the record of head coach Jim Boylan, who was elevated to his position after Chicago decided to fire Fred Hoiberg earlier in the week

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-12-10 14:00:18

WATCH: 2nd Procession Starts for Fallen Worcester Firefighter

A Massachusetts firefighter who died after battling a fast-moving blaze in an apartment building before dawn Sunday was honored with a procession from Worcester to Boston on Monday morning.

NECN - 2018-12-10 12:58:51