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Red Sox 3B prospect Bobby Dalbec has the size, power of a modern day big leaguer

FORT MYERS — As the Red Sox take the field this afternoon for their first spring training game of 2019, their third baseman will likely be unrecognizable. His stature, though, is unmistakable.


State to fund redesign of Route 1 in preparation for new casino traffic

SAUGUS — A redesign of Route 1 is in its preliminary stages as the state Gaming Commission anticipates there will be an increase in traffic with the opening of Encore Boston Harbor Casino.


ICE detainees go on hunger strike at Suffolk County prison

Around 70 Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at the Suffolk County House of Correction have been on a hunger strike since Feb. 15 to call for an end to “abuse and inhumane conditions.”


‘We are grateful beyond words’: Teen injured in fiery New Hampshire crash released from hospital

A New Hampshire teen, who was injured in a fiery crash last month with a tractor-trailer, has been released from the hospital, his family says. Sam Lachance was released from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Wednesday, his mother, Jessica, shared on Facebook, recounting the agonizing m


Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo dead at 62

Boston Globe baseball columnist Nick Cafardo died suddenly while covering Boston Red Sox spring training in Fort Meyers, Fla., Thursday. Cafardo suffered an embolism at the team’s training facility and team medics were unable to restore life-sustaining functions, according to The Globe.


I-93 Lanes Closed For Multi-Vehicle Crash, Possible Entrapment

BOSTON, MA — Two lanes are closed on I-93 South after multi-vehicle crash near Granite Ave., state police said. Police had "no specifics on injuries" but said there was a possible entrapment.


Police Seek Missing 21-Year-Old Arlington Man

Police are asking for the public to help find a man who was last seen Thursday morning in Boston. Authorities say 21-year-old Nyal Coiley of Arlington, Massachusetts, was last seen in the Savin Hill section of Dorchester.


Local abuse victim: Church reforms ‘smoke and mirrors’

On the first day of a long overdue summit, Pope Francis offered 21 proposals to combat clergy sex abuse, from preparing a handbook for bishops on how to handle sex abuse cases to creating guidelines to prevent predator priests from shuffling around.


Kyrie Irving annoyed by reaction to video of him talking with Kevin Durant

Kyrie Irving has to expect that the media will be paying closer attention to him as he inches toward free agency this summer, but the Boston Celtics star feels that the way people reacted to his conversation with Kevin Durant at the All-Star Game is nothing shy of asinine.


Health Vs. Taste: Proposed Popeyes Ignites Debate In Dorchester

An unopened fried chicken restaurant is re-igniting a neighborhood debate over healthy food versus tasty food. The ready-to-open Popeyes restaurant in Codman Square is drawing opinions from some residents who say the area is already too saturated with unhealthy food options and others who say the st


‘Stephen’s Law’ calls for murder charges for some fentanyl dealers

“Stephen’s Law,” legislation calling for murder charges against some fentanyl dealers, is named after a Revere man who unknowingly shot up a lethal dose of the synthetic opioid.


5 things to do in Boston this weekend

St. Patrick's Day is still weeks away, but you can get an early dose of Celtic punk when Flogging Molly rolls into town for a Friday night set at the House of Blues. The seven-piece band has put out only two albums this decade, most recently 2017's “Life Is Good,” but you can count on more than enou


East Boston Stabbing Victim Dies; Police Want To Speak With 3 People

BOSTON (CBS) – A man stabbed in East Boston over the weekend has died. Boston Police are continuing to search for several people regarding the investigation. The man was stabbed in the area of Chelsea Street just before 2 a.m. Sunday.


For over 50 years, a N.H. man’s shooting death had remained a mystery. Now officials say they know who did it.

Around 9:25 a.m. on Sept. 1, 1966, Everett “Red” Delano waved to a woman driving by Sanborn’s Garage off Route 4 in Andover, New Hampshire. At 10 a.m., just over a half hour later, he was found on the floor of the garage, blood around his head; it was later determined he had been shot to death. Dela


Mass General Hospital designing $1 billion emergency buildings

BOSTON - Massachusetts General Hospital is in the process of designing a $1 billion bunker to be used as a place of refuge during a natural or man-made disaster. "How do we protect our city from natural disasters? It's a conversation we have to have," said Joan Saba, partner at NBBJ Architects.


Louisiana Teacher Pleads Guilty To Trying To Lure Massachusetts Girl For Sex

BOSTON (AP) — A teacher from Louisiana has pleaded guilty to trying to persuade an 11-year-old Massachusetts girl into having sex and sending her sexually explicit photos. Federal prosecutors say 25-year-old Logan Procell pleaded guilty Wednesday to coercion and enticement of a minor and transfer of


Where the streets have no name, the people do, and the one named Amy Palmer left the street behind

Amy Palmer grew up in East Boston, had a good family, a good childhood, and then, when she was 19 and just starting college, she met heroin. “I was going to be the one who wouldn’t be controlled by it,” she recalls. “I would control it.”


Top of the Hub Joins Dine Out Boston In March

Dine Out Boston returns in March and Top of the Hub is once again delighted to participate with a delicious winter menu!. Located high above Boston's Back Bay on the 52nd floor of The Prudential Tower, Top of the Hub will serve its Dine Out Menu in the main dining room from March 3 - 8 and March 10


Boston Children's Hospital Neuroscientist Dies While Climbing Mount Washington

The U.S. Forest Service says police are investigating the death of a Mount Washington climber who was hiking up a snowy and icy area of the Northeast's highest peak when he apparently slipped and fell more than 300 feet into a boulder-strewn area.


Saugus Police Officer Evacuates Building During Apartment Fire

SAUGUS (CBS) – No one was hurt in an apartment fire in Saugus Thursday morning, thanks in part to a quick-thinking police officer. Officer Daniel Wing was the first to respond to a third-story balcony fire on Founders Way. After calling the fire department, he ran into the building without protectiv