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Power List Q&A: U.S. Attorney, District of Massachusetts Andrew Lelling

Lelling belongs near the top of this list, one local insider says, simply because he has all of the other most powerful people in Boston […]

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Cape Fear

It was a gray and blustery afternoon on April 12, 2018, and Yarmouth Police Chief Frank Frederickson was making his way back to Cape Cod […]

Jasiel Correia
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The Short, Wild Ride of Correia the Kid

It’s a soggy autumn afternoon in Fall River, and I’m riding shotgun with the city’s baby-faced mayor when he says he wants to take me […]

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Reports of a Man with a Gun Triggered a Shelter in Place in Harvard Square

Harvard Square residents and university staff and students were briefly told to shelter in place Thursday afternoon amid reports of a man with a gun […]

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Springfield Police on That Wild Kidnapper Car Chase Video: “We Don’t Recommend That”

Data has shown that in cases of child kidnappings, time can make a life-or-death difference. That’s why around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, you probably started to […]

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Foiled Lobster Truck Heist in Charlestown “Was a Very Boston Experience for Everyone Involved”

It was business as usual for the overnight crew at Buy New England Lobsters, a local wholesale dealer with a warehouse along the Mystic River […]

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Sex, Lies, and Surveillance Tape: Inside Rockland’s #MeToo Scandal

Deirdre Hall woke up on May 2, 2018, in the fog of a wine-fueled hangover. Hoisting herself out of bed to help her three children […]

Antisemitic attacks in Boston
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Massachusetts Has an Anti-Semitism Problem, and It’s Only Getting Worse

After a long day, Luna Bukiet was taking advantage of the peace and quiet that had settled over her home at the tail end of […]

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The Marine Allegedly Linked to Emerson Student’s Death Has Been Identified

Last month, an altercation in Allston turned fatal when an Emerson College student suffered a serious brain injury and died. While there are still many […]

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Are We Living in the Most Corrupt Era of Our State’s History?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at Question: […]

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Weekend Attack outside Gay Bar Appears to Be a Hate Crime

If you have any information about what appears to have been a heinous anti-gay assault outside a legendary Boston gay bar this weekend, police want […]


How to Sell Drugs and Influence Everyone on Instagram

He called himself @Musclehead320, and he appeared on Instagram as a 255-pound specimen of bulging muscles, bronzed, tattooed, and gleaming as he tossed dumbbells around […]

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A US Marine Is a Possible Suspect in the Death of Emerson Student Daniel Hollis

There’s still a lot we don’t know about the death of Emerson student Daniel Hollis, who suffered a serious brain injury in a scuffle in Allston last […]

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They Caught the Youths Allegedly Responsible for Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Hull

A rash of anti-Semitic graffiti found in Hull earlier this month shocked the oceanside community, leading religious leaders to condemn the messages of hate found […]

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State Trooper Who Posted Racist Rants Online Indicted for Shooting Someone

Matthew Sheehan, a state trooper suspended for allegedly writing deranged racist rants on a message board for Massachusetts police officers, has been indicted for shooting […]