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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 […]

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They Caught the Somerville Bank Robber in Providence, FBI Says

More than three weeks after a man allegedly robbed a Somerville bank, frightened patrons by firing a handgun, and shot at police officers before fleeing, the […]

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The FBI Is Offering a $10,000 Reward for Info on the Somerville Bank Robber

On day three of the search for the alleged Somerville bank robber, police don’t even know his name. So now the FBI is offering a […]

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UPDATE: Suspect in Somerville Bank Robbery Still on the Loose

Despite reports of arrests following a bank robbery and “active shooter” situation in Somerville, officials said late Wednesday morning that an armed suspect is still on the […]

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Feds: Rhode Island Man Threatened to Eat a Pro-Choice Professor in Massachusetts

A Rhode Island man who sent dozens of violent messages to a Massachusetts college professor, including threats to eat the prof alive, was arrested Wednesday, […]

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Milton Woman Behind Northern Herb Facing Prison for Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Business

All moms are not created equal. Some drive carpool and cut the crusts off sandwiches. Some pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to sneak their […]

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The Uber Driver Accused of Esplanade Assault Has Appeared in Court

Mayanja Daudah, the 37-year-old Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a passenger, was ordered held on $100,000 bail Monday, and a judge ruled that if released he would be […]

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Man Drives Through Natick High School Campus Shouting Slurs, Firing Paintball Gun

A man drove through the front loop of Natick High School Wednesday, shouting racial slurs and threats. As he drove away from the scene, he […]