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Officer Shot in Roxbury, Gunman Dead: Officials

A Boston police officer was shot and the gunman has died after they exchanged "several" rounds of gunfire early Friday in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. At 2:21 a.m., officers pulled a vehicle over at 102 Gerard St. and the driver opened fire on the officers, Police Commissioner William Gross said


‘Shots fired!’ Listen to the Boston police radio calls following the shooting of an officer

A Boston police officer was wounded and a male suspect was shot dead during a confrontation in Roxbury early Friday morning, Police Commissioner William Gross said. Listen below to the scanner traffic via Broadcastify in the moments following the shooting.


Red Sox vs. Northeastern: Live stream, start time, TV channel, how to watch opening spring training game

For the first time in 2019, the Boston Red Sox are playing baseball. It’s an exhibition game against a college team, sure. But baseball is baseball. Here’s a quick look at today’s spring training opener, along with the start time, TV schedule and live stream info you need to watch the game.


Teachers Behaving Badly: Here's why hundreds of Massachusetts' teachers have lost their licenses

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Teachers are usually the ones disciplining students, but what happens when a teacher misbehaves?. The 22News I-Team requested reports on teacher misconduct from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or DESI, and discovered they're currently investigating 3


Jourgensen: I remember when the doctor was in

Dr. Mark Sanphy practices podiatry on Nahant Street in Lynn in a neighborhood — and a city — where neighborhood doctors were once the norm. It was great talking to former Osborne Pharmacy proprietor and Lynnfield resident Bill Booras about the days when Lynn had more than 50 pharmacies and medicine,


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.


Woman, 63, tells judge she was framed by 33-year-old boyfriend

SALEM — In the alleged victim's version of events, his girlfriend — a woman nearly twice his age — had been up for three days using the stimulant prescription drug Adderall, when she twice hit him in the face with a hammer during an argument Sunday night in her Salem apartment.


Test identify drug found in jail toilet as fentanyl

MIDDLETON, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say a bag of drugs recovered from a toilet at a Massachusetts jail contained fentanyl and not heroin as initially thought. The Salem News reports that 43-year-old William Cruz, of Lynn, is now facing a charge of trafficking fentanyl based on the state crime lab re


Judge accepts Conrod plea deal; loved ones share their anguish

GILFORD — The drunk driver who caused a head-on crash last August, which claimed the life of one person and seriously injured two others, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Wednesday as about 50 members of the victims’ family looked on.


School preps student for culinary world

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - If you want to spend $8.50 on lunch including prime rib, dessert and soup, the Lynn Vocational Technical Institute (LVTI) Commercial Street annex is your destination.


Pair indicted in alleged heroin trafficking

SALEM — A man and woman from Salem have been indicted on heroin trafficking charges, a month after police found nearly an ounce and a half of the drug in a Gardner Street home.


Street Match – Jess Glynne

For the Street Match – Jess Glynne contest, be the 13th caller at 617-931-1033 when solicited between the hours of 7:00am (ET) and 8:00am (ET) each weekday from February 25, 2019 to March 1, 2019 for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Jess Glynne live on April 1, 2019 at the House of Blues Bos


Two New Lawsuits Filed Against North Shore Celebrity Psychiatrist

SALEM, MA -- Two more women have filed lawsuits against Dr. Keith Ablow alleging he abused his position while treating them for depression. The lawsuits were filed in Essex Superior Court in Salem Thursday and contain lurid details, including claims by one of the plaintiffs that Ablow hit her during


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.


Boston cop wounded when traffic stop turns into gun fight

A Boston cop was shot multiple times when a traffic stop turned into a gun fight early Friday – before the suspect was found dead, police officials said. The officer, who was not immediately identified, was shot several times in the upper torso but was expected to survive, Boston Police Commissioner


Man charged with assault and kidnapping sent to prison

HAVERHILL — A Haverhill man who in 2017 was charged with stabbing another man and keeping the victim's wife and children in a closet against their will in his Forest Acres apartment, pleaded guilty to a host of charges during a hearing in Salem Superior Court.


Massachusetts Brothers Charged With Child Rape

Two Massachusetts brothers were arrested Thursday morning and charged with the rape of a child. Massachusetts State Police said two teams simultaneously arrested 34-year-old Dennis Orellana of Westborough and 26-year-old Hilin Orellana at their apartments before dawn Thursday.


Eat your way through Jamaica Plain at these 10 neighborhood restaurants

Think of Jamaica Plain, and you might envision young families pushing strollers around Jamaica Pond, lively barber shops lined up one after another on Washington Street, and the terrifying endeavor that is driving along the winding Jamaicaway. But it’s also a hodgepodge of global cuisine, a tight-kn


A Tale of Two Kyries: The Celtics Lived and Died by Irving’s Play Against the Bucks

Brad Stevens’s reputation for drawing up brilliant after-timeout plays existed long before Kyrie Irving was an O on his clipboard. Irving, similarly, made his name as a clutch fourth-quarter player before he was in green and white. So when Boston failed to get a good look from the final possession i


Overnight ‘wintry mess’ of snow, freezing rain expected in Massachusetts this weekend

Massachusetts is expected to see another “wintry mess” of snow and other precipitation this weekend as a brief system moves in overnight on Sunday, even as daytime temperatures stay above the freezing point.