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Wakefield Armed Robbery Suspects Shot At Victim On Highway: PD
The suspects are described as 5 feet 8 inches. They were wearings masks and dress in all black. The vehicle, a blue Honda Odyssey, was was last seen in the Roosevelt Circle area of Medford.
‘Butchie’ Doe, one of Charlestown’s most notorious criminals, dies - The Boston Globe
In an onlineobituary, Arthur L. “Butchie” Doe Jr., who died this month at age 59, is described as a union longshoreman and avid sports fan who lived in Wakefield for the past 17 years “and enjoyed visiting the race track with his good friend Tommy Denehy.”But law enforcement officials from the 1980s
I-95 Traffic: 3 Lanes Blocked In Reading For Crash
READING, MA — The three right travel lanes on I-95 South are blocked after a crash. Traffic is really bad on that interstate and I-93 North.>>>ALSO NOW:I-495 Completely Shut Down For Electrical Wires Across HighwayPatch will update this story
New Million-Dollar Somerville Home Hits The Market
SOMERVILLE, MA – This renovated 1900 single-family home is located on a one-way, tree-lined street close to Porter and Davis Squares. For over $1.2 million, you'll get four bedrooms – including a master suite, a mahogany deck and bluestone patio, a private garden and more.View the full listing on re
Look inside Celtics' new 70,000-square-foot practice facility
BOSTON —With 40-foot glass walls cantilevered 55 feet into the air near the edge of the Massachusetts Turnpike, it's impossible to miss the Boston Celtics' new facility at Boston Landing.The 70,000 square-foot Auerbach Center, or "Red's House," was opened Tuesday in a ceremony involving leaders of t
How Different Would Tom Brady's Outlook Be If Malcolm Butler Had Just Played In The Super Bowl?
BOSTON (CBS) — It says a lot about Tom Brady’s stature and status that his humdrum sitdown interview with Oprah Winfrey can become the No. 1 sports story in Boston for multiple days. Each word, every pause, all of his body language — it’s being broken down as if our national security is at risk.
Author Junot Díaz cleared to return to MIT faculty after sexual-misconduct investigation
Author Junot Díaz cleared to return to MIT faculty after sexual-misconduct investigation(Photo: Tsar Fedorsky/AP)CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigation has cleared Pulitzer Prize-winning author and creative writing professor Junot Díaz to return to the classroom thi
Arlington Teen Found After 2 Weeks
ARLINGTON, MA – A 16-year-old Arlington girl police believed to be in danger has been found. According to a post on the Arlington Police Department Twitter page Sunday afternoon, Jada White has been located.
Person flown to hospital after car slams into tree at golf course
SOURCE: Marc Vasconcellos/Brockton EnterpriseBROCKTON, Mass. —A person had to be flown to a Boston hospital after a car crash at a golf course.Brockton firefighters responded to the D.W. Fields golf course Saturday afternoon where they say a car went off the road and slammed into a tree.Advertisemen
Car fire shuts down lanes on I-93 in Boston
SOURCE: Josh JarmanningBOSTON —A vehicle fire forched all lanes on Interstate 93 northbound in Boston to shut down Sunday afternoon.MassDOT said the vehicle fire was just before Savin Hill Avenue. Video taken from passing vehicles showed four vehicles involved in the crash.AdvertisementTraffic was b
Two motorcycle riders injured in crash with car on I-93 in Windham | New Hampshire
About 10:30 a.m., the Windham and Salem fire departments responded to the scene of the crash on the northbound side of the highway and found a 43-year-old Lynn, Mass. man lying near the guardrail with injuries to his lower back and legs and multiple abrasions. After receiving emergency treatment fro
Brockton Police investigating after violent head-on crash
BROCKTON, Mass.- Brockton Police have launched an investigation into a violent head-on crash on Friday night.The crash happened in the 500 Block of East Street, at the intersection of Southfield Drive.Police said people were injured, but did not specify the extent of the injuries nor how many people
Man pretending to be police officer invades Boston homes, police say
Police say Taurean Pearson, 36, forcibly entered a home on Lyons Street in Dorchester around 2:30 a.m. after falsely identifying himself as a police officer and used a knife to slash a male resident.
Young girl treated after report of shots fired in Dorchester - The Boston Globe
Police received the report around 7:30 p.m. Officers found no gunshot victims, but did recover ballistics from the scene, said Officer James Kenneally, a department spokesman.
Harvard Denies Asian-American Admissions Discrimination
Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) rippedHarvard Universityfor systematic bias against Asian American students, which was revealed after internal Harvard reports became a focal point in alawsuitagainst the school.
Police: Shots Reported in Dorchester, But Unclear Whether Anyone Hit
Boston police responded Saturday evening to reports of shots fired in Dorchester, but did not find anyone shot when they arrived on the scene on Kingston Street just before 8 p.m. Officers did, however, find multiple shell casings on ground.
Wilmington’s Rite Aid closing on Main Street
WILMINGTON — After recently changing from a Rite Aid into a Walgreens, the pharmacy at 208 N. Main St. in Wilmington will be closing and not reopening under a new name.Walgreens Media Relations Phil Caruso wrote in an email that the store’s last day of business will be June 26, and the store will re
Uninhabitable Melrose Home For Sale At $650,000 Price Tag
Fire damaged a Melrose home, but it is still on the market for $650,000. (Image Credit: Re/Max Leading Edge)
Hundreds of Mass. Residents May Lose Their Gun Licences
The Boston Globe reportsthat the state began notifying police chiefs last month after federal law enforcement officials said the state's Firearms License Review Board, which considers whether people with misdemeanor criminal convictions should have a license, was clearing applicants who should have
Harvard University accused of racial discrimination in admissions process for Asian-American students
Asian-American students are subject to racial discrimination during Harvard University's admission process, a non-profit group, Students for Fair Admissions, claimed in court documents filed Friday,“Today’s court filing exposes the startling magnitude of Harvard’s discrimination against Asian-Americ