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No Bail For Sex Offender Accused Of Kidnapping 2 Girls In Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — A Level 3 sex offender who is charged with kidnapping two girls appeared before a judge Tuesday. Fifty-two-year-old Lionel Ivan Braithwaite Jr. pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Cambridge District Court and will be held without bail.


Homeless Man Accused of Trying to Lure Sisters to Alley to Face Judge

A homeless man arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap two preteen sisters in Cambridge, Massachusetts is due in court Tuesday. Lionel Brathwaite, 52, was arrested Saturday near Central Square after he allegedly tried to lure the children into an alley on Feb. 13.


Middlesex County Girl Third Child To Die From Flu: DPH

A third child in Massachusetts has died from the flu, health officials said Tuesday. The Department of Public Health said the a girl from Middlesex County has died from flu-related illness.


Massachusetts AG Weighs Lawsuit Over Trump’s Emergency Declaration

BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey is weighing legal action against the Trump administration following President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.


You Could Own This Somerville Apartment Building For $5.5M

SOMERVILLE, MA – This 10-unit building on the Somerville-Cambridge line is on the market for $5.5 million. Units include one office, five one-bedrooms and four two-bedrooms. Click here for more photos and details.


Malden's Chinese Culture Connection to host fundraising gala April 6

Malden’s Chinese Culture Connection is hosting its 14th annual Fundraising Gala and Award Banquet on Saturday, April 6. Organizers look forward to sharing live entertainment, live and silent auctions, and an authentic 10-course Chinese dinner.


Convicted rapist who allegedly grabbed pre-teen girl in Cambridge due in court

A convicted rapist is due in court Tuesday for arraignment on charges of briefly kidnapping two pre-teen sisters last week as they walked down a Cambridge street. Lionel Ivan Braithwaite Jr., 52, who’s homeless, is slated for arraignment in Cambridge District Court on two kidnapping counts, accordin


Suffolk Downs Files Incendiary New Claims Against Former Massachusetts Gaming Commissioner, Everett Mayor in $3 Billion Wynn Resorts Lawsuit

Sterling Suffolk Racecourse LLC – owner of Massachusetts racetrack Suffolk Downs – has added two explosive new claims to its lawsuit against Wynn Resorts, which seeks to demonstrate the company “conspired to fix” the 2014 bidding process for a single license to build a casino in the Boston area.


Boston Police Looking For Missing 19-Year-Old

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston police are looking for a missing 19-year-old who has autism and has made suicidal threats. Authorities on Tuesday asked the public for help in finding Darius “Jade” Chisholm.


Here are the concerts coming to Fenway Park this summer

In the 16 years since Fenway Park first began hosting concerts, the home of the Boston Red Sox has welcomed a variety of big-name acts who put on memorable performances. Here is a complete list of artists set to play Fenway Park in 2019.


Expert says Woburn Mall work won’t impact traffic

WOBURN - The new Woburn Mall owner contends a massive redevelopment of the 23-acre parcel into a lifestyle center with 350 apartments, a movie theatre complex, and more than 20 retail stores will have no discernible impact on area traffic.


Somerville PD Investigating Human Trafficking Social Media Post

SOMERVILLE, MA – The Somerville Police Department is investigating a recent social media post involving purported human trafficking. The department said it has been made aware of the post, but did not elaborate on whether it purportedly shows human trafficking or alleges such acts.


Boston man arrested on Quincy fentanyl trafficking charge

QUINCY — A Boston man was arrested by police after they accused him of dealing fentanyl in Quincy. Miguel A. Vasquez, 24, was charged with trafficking more than 10 grams of fentanyl, distribution of fentanyl and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He is expected to be arraigned in Quincy D


‘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.


‘This will be another messy one’: Here’s what to expect from the winter storm Wednesday night into Thursday

The next winter storm to impact Massachusetts promises snow Wednesday night with a transition to freezing rain in the early morning hours Thursday and then to rain later that morning.


Longtime Medford Bakery's Closure Permanent

MEDFORD, MA – Talk of a longtime Italian bakery reopening has been put to rest, as a "For Lease" sign now sits in the Main Street storefront, according to Boston Restaurant Talk. Italo closed last summer due to a family matter overseas, but reports conflicted over whether it would reopen.


Saugus Police log Feb. 13

At 10:16 a.m. staff at Hallmark Health reported a woman came into the office wanting a prescription filled and when she was denied made several threats towards the staff. Officers checked the area and reported the call was unfounded.


Randolph Police Officer Arrested After Car Fire Outside His Home

RANDOLPH (CBS) — A Randolph police officer was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested over the weekend. Officer Glenn Frazier was arrested outside of his Brockton home while he was off duty, Randolph police said.


Trump Protesters Splashed By Plow Truck Driver in Massachusetts

The political season is just getting underway as candidates have started announcing their intent to run for President. Things are already getting ugly...and not between the presidential contenders.


Here’s when and how to see the ‘super snow moon’ tonight

Look up, people: February’s full moon, normally nicknamed the “snow moon,” will also be the brightest super moon of the year, and it will be visible across New England Tuesday night.