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Another grand slam, another win for Red Sox

Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers fields a ground ball. AP PHOTOSun staff photos can be ordered by visiting ourSmugMugsite.OAKLAND, Calif. -- Even with slugger J.D. Martinez getting a rare day off, the Boston Red Sox had more than enough power in their lineup to keep the best start in franchise hi

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-04-21 11:42:07

Late home run costly to David Price, Red Sox in loss to Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. - With one out down in the eighth inning, the Red Sox had a choice with David Price. The left-hander had thrown 90 pitches, and in a tie game, had just given up back-to-back singles to Marcus Semien and Stephen Piscotty. Carson Smith was warming in the bullpen, and pitching coach Dan

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-04-22 07:00:00

Alex Cora keeps Red Sox grounded

OAKLAND, Calif. — Throughout the Red Sox' historic start to the season, rookie manager Alex Cora has tried to made sure to keep his players grounded.Not that they weren't listening anyway, but the Red Sox should certainly have their manager's full attention now.

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-04-22 00:00:00

A’s lefty pitches no-hitter against streaking Red Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A’s lefty Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in almost exactly 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem Saturday night in Oakland’s 3-0 win over the sizzling Red Sox.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-04-21 23:52:51

Authorities ID Woman Found Dead in North Andover Home

Police say the upstairs neighbor found the woman, identified as 49-year-old Wendi Rose Davidson, in the basement of the Lincoln Street home.

NECN - 2018-04-22 12:39:18

Boston police recover guns during weekend arrests, adding to the more than 200 fireams seized in 2018

Police in Boston have recovered more than 200 illegal firearms in the city in 2018 and, over the weekend, officers added to that number during three separate incidents. Around 1 a.m. Sunday, officers on patrol in Roxbury saw a group of people on Norfolk Avenue. It appeared a fight was about to break

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-04-22 17:52:13

Boston Police Seek Witnesses To Stabbing Near TD Garden

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CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-04-22 17:07:54

Graphic Video Shows Bystanders Screaming at Cops to Stop Beating Naked Harvard Student

Cambridge, MA — News of a Harvard student getting caught up in a police beating garnered headlines last week as it shows how police violence crosses all socioeconomic barriers and can even affect the affluent. This week, the dramatic video footage of the student, identified as Selorm Ohene, was rele


Hayward's Restaurant in Lynn is closing after 40 years in business

LYNN - Hayward's Restaurant, a popular Lynnfield Street establishment, will close next week after more than 40 years in business. Hayward's, at 125 Lynnfield St., will close April 27 - it has been sold to new owners, Enrico and Jaime Mancini for an undisclosed price. The couple will be opening a new


Pot Plan Would Relocate Popular Peabody Restaurant

PEABODY, MA -- The state's approval of two medical marijuana dispensary companies that want to open up in Peabody could have implications for another, non-marijuana business. Under a plan by Phytotherapy, the company would open its medical marijuana dispensary on land now used by Brother's Kouzina,


Boston Police Officer Convicted of Racial Assault Gets Probation

necn A Boston police officer convicted of a racially motivated attack on an Uber driver has been sentenced to three years of probation. As conditions of probation, Michael C. Doherty was ordered Tuesday to complete an anger management program, refrain from alcohol, and perform 100 hours of community


Police fill street, community lines procession route to pay respects to Sean Gannon

SOUTH YARMOUTH - The death of one man weighed heavy on the hearts of hundreds Tuesday, as mourners lined the streets to remember Yarmouth police K-9 Officer Sean Gannon. Gannon, 32, was shot and killed in the line of duty Thursday while trying to serve a warrant at a house in Marstons Mills. People


Mattapan man arrested with 44 pounds of marijuana, over $26,000 cash and 2 handguns, Boston police say

Boston police seized 44 pounds of marijuana, two firearms and more than $26,000 in cash after a month-long investigation into an alleged Mattapan drug dealer, police said. Howard Robinson, 48, was arrested Saturday. He was driving around Mattapan allegedly selling marijuana from his car, police said


Missing 3-year-old found unresponsive in Woburn pool

WOBURN, Mass. – A young boy was taken to the hospital after being found unresponsive in a family swimming pool.Police said they were called at 4:47 p.m. by a person reporting the 3-year-old missing. Officers spoke with the boy’s family and determined he had last been seen around 3:30 p.m.Officers be


Police: Uber driver charged in Weymouth rape has skipped the country

WEYMOUTH - The Uber driver charged with raping a Weymouth woman posted bail after a few hours in jail and has skipped the county, police told the victim in the case. Frederick Q. Amfo, 30, of 195 Independence Ave., Apt. 131, Quincy, posted $10,000 cash bail Friday and flew to his home country of Gha


Her 'Little Pink House' was her castle - until the government said it wasn't - The Boston Globe

If "Little Pink House," a new movie starring Catherine Keener and directed by Courtney Balaker, were the usual Hollywood tale of humble citizens abused by a mighty corporation and its political allies, you could expect it to find its way to a happy ending, with the little guys prevailing and their p


$10K+ Of Pot, Products Seized After Car Crash: Police

MEDFORD, MA - Police said they recovered about three pounds of marijuana from a Sharon man's vehicle after he was in a crash on Main Street. Jeffrey Liao, 27, was involved in a crash in the intersection of Main and South streets around 3:20 p.m. Saturday. His car had to be towed due to the damage.


Forecast: A Wet And Windy Boston Marathon 02:48 Download X Copy the code below to embed the WBUR audio player on your site <iframe width="100%" height="124" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://player.wbur.org/news/2018/04/16/forecast-wet-patriots-day"></iframe> Copy embed code

Clouds, wind, a little bit of freezing rain and showers are greeting New Englanders this morning. The storm system, which has been advertised for about a week, is now here and we will experience a very wet day especially this afternoon. There was some glazing overnight and any slick spots should be


Patriots' Day Red Sox Game Postponed

The Red Sox' annual Patriots' Day game has been postponed this year. The Sox were set to play the Orioles on Marathon Monday, but the expected rain has pushed it back for the first time since 1984, the team announced Sunday. The game has been rescheduled for 7:10 p.m. on Thursday, May 17.


Two Peabody residents arrested on charges of fentanyl trafficking

Giovanny G. Ortiz, 25, and Dorileni E. Dume-Vittini, 28, both of Peabody, were each charged with trafficking fentanyl. Both are expected to be arraigned in Peabody District Court on Tuesday.