Boston Losing Millions, Thanks to NHL Lockout

Boston Losing Millions of Dollars Due to NHL Lockout. Each of the 15 times the TD Garden has been dark this season, it’s cost the team $3 million in tickets and other sales, and nearby businesses have lost out on an additional $850,000 to $1 million per game.  [Globe]

States with Legalized Gambling Open Casinos Pretty Quickly. But not Massachusetts, according to a study by the American Gaming Association, which found that 23 states with legalized gambling had casinos open within three years of passage, with the majority open within 12 to 24 months. In Massachusetts, where gaming was approved in 2011, the first casino is not expected to open until at least 2016, roughly twice the timeframe.  [Herald]

Woman Files Lawsuit Federal Against Worcester After Thrown-Out Confession. The lawsuit, filed on Friday, alleges that Worcester police arrested Nga Truong, now 21, “without probable cause, ignored her Miranda rights, coerced her into confession, and prosecuted her maliciously” after the death of her 13-month-old son in 2008. Truong spent three years in jail after she allegedly confessed to smothering her son, a confession that was thrown out because of a video of the interrogation convinced the judge of “coercive police tactics” used to obtain the confession, according to WBUR.  [WBUR]

Onyango Obama Wins Deportation Hearing. It’s been more than a year since Onyango Obama’s drunken driving arrest in Framingham—that magical time when he asked to burn his one phone call on the White House—exposed he didn’t leave the country after a 1992 deportation order. Now, the Board of Immigration Appeals granted his request to reopen the case, based partially on claims that his previous lawyer was “ineffective” and partially on the fact that he’s been in the country for so long.  [Globe]

Here’s a Pretty Cool Photo of the Pru Poking Through the Fog Tuesday Morning. [via Reddit]