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Massachusetts District Attorney to Dismiss Thousands of Drug Cases Following Chemist Crimes

For the second time in recent memory, Massachusetts has announced thousands of drug convictions will be dismissed following official malfeasance in the state’s labs. According to […]

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A Body Was Found in Boston’s Fort Point Channel

Boston authorities have confirmed a body was found in the Fort Point Channel Tuesday morning near Binford Street Park in South Boston. Details were scarce in […]

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A Possible Pipe Bomb Explosion in Blackstone “Targeted” a Bellingham Principal’s Car

An investigation is underway in Blackstone and police were stationed outside Bellingham High School Friday after a possible pipe bomb explosion that officials believe “targeted” a principal’s car. […]

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Man Fatally Shot in Inman Square in Cambridge on Thursday Night

A man was shot and killed Thursday night in a fairly quiet Cambridge neighborhood, officials said. The victim, who was in his 20s, was found […]

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Massachusetts State Police Superintendent Involved in Altered Arrest Report Retires

Col. Richard McKeon, who has served as superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police since 2015, is retiring, the Boston Globe reports. The announcement comes the […]

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Second State Trooper Says She Was Forced to Alter Arrest Documents of Judge’s Daughter

A second Massachusetts police officer claims she was ordered to alter details surrounding the arrest of a judge’s daughter. Trooper Ali Rei, a drug recognition […]

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A State Trooper is Suing the Massachusetts Police for Forcing Him to Falsify Documents

A state trooper is suing Massachusetts Police commanders on claims that they forced him to falsify case records. On October 16, Alli Bibaud crashed her […]

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A Shooting and Car Crash Closed a Stretch of Mass. Ave. by Symphony Hall

A shooting on Mass. Ave. that began on Boylston Street ended with a car near Boston’s Symphony Hall on Monday night, rattling a busy area near two colleges and […]

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A 400-Pound, Headless Tuna Was Found in the Woods in Gloucester

The tunaverse works in dark, mysterious ways: One day you’re swimming upstream with the local school and the next you’re being recovered in the middle […]

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Newton Man among Those Injured in New York City Attack

A Newton man sustained serious, non-life threating injuries during the Tuesday truck attack in New York City that officials are calling an act of terror. […]

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Tighter Massachusetts Gun Law Does Not Restrict Second Amendment

In Massachusetts, the Second Amendment is doing just fine. Despite enacting one of the strictest gun laws in the country in 2014, a new, comprehensive […]

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Waltham Police Arrested a Suspect in a Series of Bomb Threats

Police in Waltham say they have identified the man responsible for a series of bomb threats that have terrified and frustrated the city for months. […]

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Massachusetts State Senators Introduce Bill to Ease Mandatory Drug Sentences

In 2015, there were 19,304 people incarcerated in Massachusetts. State senators are taking aim to shrink that number. Leaders introduced new legislation to reform the […]

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The Man Who Found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has Died

The man who ended a massive manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers has died, according to the Boston Globe. David Henneberry, of Watertown, spotted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev […]

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Notorious Fisherman Known as “The Codfather” Is Going to Prison

The notorious fisherman known as “The Codfather” has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his role in an illegal fishing scheme to skirt […]