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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2014 killing - The Boston Globe

A New York City man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter in the 2014 killing of a Boston woman, just before his murder trial was scheduled to begin, authorities said. Richter Baez, 25, was arrested in January 2015 in connection with 39-year-old Pippin Roe's death. He is scheduled to be sentenced T

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Arrests, Allegedly Rowdy Church Services In Melrose Police Log

MELROSE, MA - The following are excerpts from the Melrose Police log spanning Monday, March 12 - Sunday, March 18. Arrests do not indicate convictions. Tuesday, March 13 9:47 a.m. - A manhole cover on Sylvan Street moved. It was put back in place. 9:57 a.m. - A caller reported her ex-boyfriend was b

PATCH - 2018-03-20 03:44:09

MA Weather Forecast: Snow Totals Increase For Fourth Nor'easter

Wednesday's nor'easter has prompted a winter storm watch across nearly all of Massachusetts as snow forecasts continue to increase. As of late Monday afternoon, local forecasters were calling for 5-10 inches come Thursday morning, with localized totals as high as a foot. Forecasters are still stres

PATCH - 2018-03-19 20:09:37

N. Washington St Bridge Over Boston Inner Harbor To Be Replaced

BOSTON, MA - The North Washington Street Bridge - the bridge that carries cars, buses and shuttles over the Boston Inner Harbor between the North End and Charleston - is coming down. This spring, prep work in the area will begin, but the real construction (and lane reduction) won't start until the

PATCH - 2018-03-19 20:07:04

Woman's body found near Mass Pike in Grafton - The Boston Globe

State Police are investigating the death of a young woman whose body was found early Monday morning near the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Grafton, officials said. The Worcester District Attorney's office said in a statement that the body was found near mile marker 99.4 beneath th

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Uber driver charged with raping woman in car in South End - The Boston Globe

An Uber driver allegedly raped an intoxicated female passenger in his car in Boston over the weekend and told police, "I know I'm in trouble, I had sex with her," prosecutors said Monday. Assistant Suffolk District Attorney Myriam Feliz disclosed the allegations during the arraignment of Ranjan Thap

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Girl falls from second-story window in Lynn

LYNN - A 5-year-old girl is expected to survive after falling from a second-floor window of a Houghton Street building late Monday afternoon. Lynn Police, Lynn Fire and ambulance crews responded to 24 Houghton St., Apt. 2, at approximately 4:30 p.m. After the fall, the girl was conscious and cryin

DAILY ITEM - 2018-03-20 02:40:39

Winter storm watch issued ahead of fourth March nor'easter

BOSTON - A fourth March nor'easter is expected to bring several inches of snow to Massachusetts communities this week. A winter storm watch was issued for most of the state, from Springfield to the coast, with the exception of Cape Cod and the islands. The watch begins Wednesday at 8 a.m. and expire

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 23:25:42

Girl at South Middle School in Brockton beaten, dragged by hair in viral video

With fellow students screaming and swearing in the background, in a viral video that's been seen thousands of times on social media, a girl who attends South Middle School in Brockton was dragged around by her hair, was punched and was kicked, according to her mother. Brockton Public Schools said it


Mother found guilty of endangering infant who died

BEVERLY - A North Shore woman whose four-month-old son died while left alone in a playpen at a Lynn homeless shelter was found guilty of child endangerment Wednesday. Laci Kirk Brand, 24, who was living in Beverly at the time of her arrest last year, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail, but commit


1 Person Shot in Boston's Roxbury Neighborhood

The shooting reportedly occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at 256 Warren St. (Published 14 minutes ago) Police are responding to a reports of a person shot in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. The shooting reportedly occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at 256 Warren St. The victim's injuries a


Another sunny day is in store, but roads could be slippery this morning - The Boston Globe

Roads could be slippery Thursday morning, forecasters are warning, because of yesterday's melted snow that turned to ice overnight as temperatures hit near freezing. Some areas - mostly in the Berkshires - also had light snow showers overnight, which will also contribute to the morning's slippery co


Cambridge Police: Five women secretly videotaped in bathroom

Five women ranging in age from 22 to 27 were allegedly secretly videotaped while visiting a close friend at her Gore Street apartment in Cambridge. The women, four of whom were visiting and one of whom was the Gore Street resident, went to the police station to report the incident on Sunday, March 1


Queen Elsa came to Boston and pushed a police wagon out of the snow - The Boston Globe

Chris Haynes Jason Triplett, dressed in an Elsa costume, pushed a Boston police wagon that was stuck in the snow Tuesday night. The cold never bothered her, anyway. Queen Elsa of Arendelle graced the streets of Boston Tuesday night, coming to the rescue of a police wagon stuck in the snow in the Sou


Somerville Chef 2018 James Beard Award Finalist

SOMERVILLE, MA - The James Beard Foundation this week released its list of finalists for national and regional chef and restaurant awards. For the second consecutive year, Somerville's own Cassie Piuma is one of five finalists for best chef in the Northeast region, which includes Massachusetts, New