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Official Red Sox Bullpen is an Absolute Joke

​The ​Boston Red Sox rode to their 2018 World Series title behind an all-around effort from the team in a dominant performance that began on Opening Day and didn't stop until Game 5 of the Fall Classic.


Boston Woman Among Hundreds Stranded On Cruise Ship Off Norway

BOSTON (CBS/CNN) – A Boston woman was among hundreds of people who spent a harrowing day on a cruise ship off the coast of Norway after it lost power to engines during stormy weather.


Here’s how the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Brookline went

The first day of recreational marijuana sales in the Boston area brought in more customers than either of the state’s first two adult-use pot shops did upon opening back in November — but without the same degree of disruption.


Ignore the electoral cop out

With the latest Trump-related tantrum occupying the left resulting in a move to eliminate the Electoral College, it is refreshing, if not pleasantly surprising that two political leaders in the Commonwealth are talking sense.


Federal judge orders accused bathroom watcher detained until trial

A federal judge has ordered the Dorchester man accused of secretly filming boys in Boston Latin School restrooms to be detained in federal custody pending the outcome of his trial, saying he poses too much of a risk of reoffending and fleeing the country.


Hundreds honor fallen state trooper after 25 years

BOSTON (WHDH) - Hundreds of runners hit the pavement in Dorchester on Sunday to honor a fallen Massachusetts state trooper. The run marks 25 years since Trooper Mark Charbonnier was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Route 3 in Kingston.


Vanessa Marcotte Foundation Holds Self-Defense Workshop

BOSTON (CBS) — Standing boldly and screaming loudly, a group of more than 200 women learned how to defend themselves against an attacker. Sunday’s empowerment and self-defense workshop was put on by the Vanessa Marcotte Foundation.


ON PATROL: My ride-along with a Somerville Police Officer

To say I was excited would be an understatement. A few weeks ago, my editor suggested I reach out to the Somerville Police Department to do a ride-along. He’d done something similar in Medford and said it was a super cool experience.


Kyrie Irving: Boston Celtics’ challenge is hard but worth fighting for because ’the end result is standing on that stage’

BOSTON -- If Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving hasn’t made it clear by this point, he’s tired of outside voices trying to diagnose what’s happening with the team. On Sunday, after the Celtics dropped their fourth game in a row -- a 115-96 drubbing at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs -- Irving was a


Progressive DA Rachael Rollins Hasn’t Stopped Prosecuting Petty Crimes, Despite Pledge. Police Are Still Furious.

Rachael Rollins won the election for district attorney in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, last November on a campaign that promised progressive reforms, including the end of cash bail, as well as a halt to prosecutions for petty, poverty-related crimes.


Rashin Fahandej Wants To Help All Connect With Their Homeland

This profile is part of The ARTery 25, a series highlighting millennials of color making an impact in the Boston arts scene. As a young child, Rashin Fahandej feared being illiterate. She was terrified she'd never go to school. When her parents finally found a school that would enroll her, Fahandej


Lynn receives two bids of $2 million-plus for the redevelopment of the former Marshall Middle School

LYNN — The city has received two bids of $2 million-plus for the redevelopment of the former Thurgood Marshall Middle School into affordable senior housing. One developer is proposing demolition, while the other is seeking to rehabilitate and reuse the building.


Kyrie hopeful after loss: 'There's light at the end of all this'

Kyrie Irving is doing his best to remain optimistic as the injury-ridden Boston Celtics struggle with the regular season winding down. "There's light at the end of all this," Irving said after Sunday's 115-96 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, according to the Boston Globes' Nicole Yang. "That's probabl


Judge revokes bail for man accused of secretly filming boys in school restrooms

BOSTON — A federal judge has revoked bail for a Boston man who is accused of secretly filming boys in the restrooms at Boston Latin School. According to court documents, the judge found clear and convincing evidence that 36-year-old Eric Tran Thai poses a risk of danger to the community if released,


First wave of ‘Varsity Blues’ defendants hits federal court Monday

A dozen coaches, athletic directors and test proctors, who prosecutors allege were the spokes that kept the multimillion dollar college admissions scandal rolling coast to coast, will be arraigned en masse Monday in Boston’s U.S. District Court.


Water leak forces evacuation of office, classroom space, firefighters say

BOSTON — Boston firefighters said they have evacuated office and classroom space at 35 Kneeland St. following a major water leak on Monsignor Shea Road. Companies responded to the scene of the leak at approximately 8:03 a.m., according to a tweet from the Boston Fire Department. The Kneeland Street


'I Was Afraid': Passengers Recall Rescue From Cruise Ship

More than 450 passengers were airlifted off of a cruise ship off of Norway's western coast on Saturday before rescue crews towed the ship to a nearby port. Some 20 people have been hospitalized with injuries, Viking Ocean Cruises confirmed Sunday morning. They are all receiving care at relevant medi


Gordon Hayward, Aron Baynes available, Al Horford, Jayson Tatum out for Celtics vs. Spurs

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens announced that Aron Baynes (left ankle sprain) and Gordon Hayward (concussion) will be available to play Sunday night against the San Antonio Spurs, while Al Horford (left knee soreness), Jayson Tatum (back contusion) and Robert Williams (back contusion) will b


Attend meetings on applying more ‘free cash’ to housing construction, arts funds and more

School officials look at district’s reading programs. The committee meets in the Dr. Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Mid-Cambridge.


Failed Alzheimer’s Trial Leaves Families Heartbroken

Every month, a car would pick up Jeff Borghoff at his home in Forked River, New Jersey, and drive him to the Advanced Memory Research Institute of New Jersey. There, doctors would help him settle into a comfortable chair and hook him up to an IV.