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Police: A Giants Fan Threatened a Mass Shooting in Foxboro over Antonio Brown Signing

A Giants fan from Rhode Island is in custody today after he allegedly wrote on social media he was so mad about the Patriots blockbuster deal to […]

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After Straight Pride, a Showdown Brews Between Rachael Rollins and Boston’s Judges

After this weekend’s Straight Pride Parade, 36 counterprotesters had been arrested and were set to appear in court—and now it seems that DA Rachael Rollins and […]

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A Boston Teenager Had a “Plan and Timeline to Kill People” in N.C.

Before he left for college at High Point University in North Carolina, 19-year-old Paul A. Steber was a student at a Boston private school, and according to […]

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Mass. Board of Medicine Revokes License of Doctor Arrested with Cache of Weapons

Dr. Matthew J. Bonnano was given the green light to practice medicine in Massachusetts just this last March, but after police in New York discovered an arsenal of illegal […]

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Former State Police Union Chief and Lobbyist Charged with Conspiracy and Obstruction

Dana Pullman, the former union chief of Massachusetts’ State Police Association (SPAM), and Anne Lynch, a lobbyist who worked for the union, were arrested at […]

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Cambridge Police Arrested a Philadelphia Murder Suspect in Harvard Square

A murder suspect who fled Philadelphia was arrested in Cambridge on Tuesday after his presence in Harvard Square briefly triggered a “shelter in place” order in […]

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A Peter Pan Driver Apparently Locked a Woman in a Bus to Boston

A Peter Pan driver is facing a list of charges this week after she was accused of intentionally locking a passenger in a baggage area of […]

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The Texting Suicide Case Has Been Appealed to the Supreme Court

Michelle Carter, the Plainville woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter after the 2014 death of her boyfriend, is appealing her conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. Carter’s […]

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In Landmark Vote, Somerville City Council Blocks Law Enforcement from Using Facial Recognition

Nowadays, you can do a lot with your face. Facebook recognizes it when you upload photos, Snapchat disguises it with puppy ears, beards, and makeup, and your […]

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Police Shooting in Dorchester Is “Tragic and Traumatizing,” Mayor Walsh Says

After police shot and killed a 19-year-old suspect who allegedly fired at officers in Dorchester, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is calling the incident “tragic and traumatizing.” […]

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Police Are Investigating a Shooting that Closed MBTA Aquarium Station

Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that closed the Aquarium MBTA stop for several hours Sunday night. No one was injured Sunday when shots were […]

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Dominican Authorities Say David Ortiz Wasn’t Intended Target of Shooting

The lead prosecutor in the Dominican Republic has indicated that the investigation into the shooting of David Ortiz suggests that the retired Red Sox player […]

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Person Shot in Broad Daylight near Prudential Center Has Died

A taxi driver shot outside Boston’s Prudential Center on Huntington Avenue has died and a suspect is in custody, police said Tuesday in the wake of […]

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Feds: A Babson Student and Sports Gambler Sent Athletes Racist Death Threats

A former Babson College student faces jail time for sending racist threats to professional and college athletes in 2017. Addison Choi, a 23-year-old who played […]

Chef Mario Batali departs after pleading not guilty, Friday, May 24, 2019, at municipal court in Boston, to an allegation that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017
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Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Criminal Charges in Boston

NOTE: This post was updated Friday, May 24, after Mario Batali was arraigned in Boston. After floodgates opened in December 2017 that shed light on a […]