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Sean K. Ellis to appear in Suffolk Superior Court as judge ends prosecution for killing Boston police officer
With the lawyer who pursued his case for years at his side, Sean K. Ellis is set to appear in Suffolk Superior Court Tuesday where a judge will formally end the first degree murder charge that kept him in state prison for nearly 23 years.
Economic chief Jay Ash stepping down from Baker administration
Jay Ash, Governor Charlie Baker’s point person on economic development, has made it official: He’s stepping down after nearly four years serving in Baker’s Cabinet. Baker’s office announced Ash’s departure Tuesday but didn’t say where he is going. However, Ash has already disclosed that he has been
Saugus: Trash and recycling will run on a one-day delay from Wednesday, Dec.26 through Saturday, Dec. 29
SAUGUS — Trash or recycling collection will run on a one-day delay from Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 29. There will be no collection on Tuesday, Dec. 25 due to the observance of Christmas. Collection will run on a regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 24.
Former Boston Police Commissioner Francis Roache dies at 82
BOSTON (AP) — Francis "Mickey" Roache, the former Boston Police Commissioner credited with promoting community policing in the department and rooting out corruption, has died. He was 82.
Activists want rider representation on MBTA board
Boston-area transit activists are lobbying the state to fill a vacant seat on the T’s board of directors with a rider advocate, especially to represent passengers from low-income and minority communities.
Man In Vernon Park Blames Jar Of Pot On Massachusetts: Report
VERNON, CT — A man who was caught with a mason jar full of pot at Vernon's Henry Park essentially blamed it on Massaschusetts, police said in a report released on Tuesday. Roberto Santiago-Pena, 20, of Holyoke, MA, was arrested last Thursday at the park, according to a report. An officer on patrol a
Advocates demand diversity on MBTA control board
Advocates don’t want the open seat on the MBTA control board to be filled by just another guy from the suburbs. “We fully hope and expect that that seat represents the interests of the most vulnerable populations,” said Maria Belen Power, a transit activist from Chelsea.
Driver gets 7-14 years for chain reaction crash that killed police officer
BRENTWOOD -- A driver who pleaded guilty to making an illegal U-turn and causing a crash in North Hampton that killed a Somerville, Mass., police officer will spend at least seven years behind bars.
Chelsea Clinton working on book about endangered animals
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton’s career as a children’s author continues with a picture book about endangered animals. Penguin Young Readers announced Monday that the daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on “Don’t Let Them Disappear.” Scheduled for Ap
Route 1 briefly closed after 4-vehicle crash in Revere
REVERE, MASS. (WHDH) - A portion of Route 1 in Revere was closed Monday night following a four-car crash with injuries. The crash occurred on the southbound side of Route 1 near Lynn Street.
Here are three top theater events in Boston this week | Hoodline
If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Boston this week, from a rough-draft performance to a wacky Shakespearean play.
Citing police corruption, Suffolk DA drops prosecution of Sean Ellis in 1993 murder of Boston detective
Reversing course on a bid for a new trial, the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office said they’re ending the prosecution of Sean Ellis in a case involving the armed robbery and first-degree murder of a Boston police detective.
Wahlberg brothers unveiling new Wahlburgers location in Dorchester with outdoor celebration
BOSTON (WHDH) - Wahlburgers customers will have the opportunity to meet Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg on Monday as they enjoy tasty burgers outside the chain’s newest location in Dorchester.
Bruins Wrap: Boston Drops Second Straight Game, Falls 4-2 To Sabres
There wasn’t exactly a lack of excitement at TD Garden on Sunday, but the result wasn’t what the home crowd hoped for. In a back-and-forth affair, it was the Buffalo Sabres beating the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Sunday night in an Atlantic Division tilt.
Tea thrown into harbor for anniversary of Boston Tea Party
BOSTON - Tea will once again be thrown into Boston Harbor to mark the 245th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. Sunday is the anniversary of the protest during which colonists protesting taxation without representation threw British tea into Boston Harbor in what is considered a pivotal event that
Woman killed in late night West Haven crash
WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in West Haven that happened late Sunday night. According to police, they responded to 530 Boston Post Rd. around 11 p.m.
Wind chills as low as 1 degree in Massachusetts Monday night
It will feel bitterly cold in Massachusetts Monday as blustery winds blow and temperatures drop overnight. The National Weather Service says wind gusts as strong as 50 miles per hour are expected to hit the state overnight. Coastal communities will feel the strongest winds, with the Outer Cape expec
Revere man convicted of homicide in violent crash that killed Lynn woman
FALL RIVER, MASS. (WHDH) - A Revere man who crashed his friend’s BMW into an SUV while speeding down Interstate 95 in North Attleboro, killing a 65-year-old Lynn woman in 2015, was convicted last week of motor vehicle homicide, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn announced.
Woman dies in head-on collision in West Haven
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A woman has died and a man is injured after a head-on collision in West Haven on Sunday night. Police say that at around 11 p.m., officers responded to the area of 530 Boston Post Road for the report of an accident with injuries. An investigation revealed that a Volkswagen
MSP: 3 arrested with 150 pounds of marijuana in luggage at Logan
BOSTON - Three Californians were arrested at Logan airport Saturday morning when Massachusetts State Police say they found 150 pounds of marijuana in their luggage. Police say they were tipped off by officers in California after the trio's American Airlines flight left Sacramento.