Antisemitic attacks in Boston

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 […]


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 […]


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: […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Guy Who Threatened to Eat a Mass. Professor Alive Pleaded Guilty

Matthew Haviland, the 30-year-old Rhode Island man who sent wildly, obscenely graphic threats to a pro-choice professor in Massachusetts, has pleaded guilty to doing so. Haviland […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]