• food Feb 24

    Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner: Cat Thriving After Clear the Shelters Adoption

    Baby, a 15-year-old cat who was adopted after being a hospice resident at a Massachusetts animal shelter, is loving life and no longer needs medication after Bjarna O’Brien welcomed her into her family.

  • Governor Nov 26, 2019

    Native Americans to Hold 50th Gathering of Grief in Plymouth, Mass.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you in the land your forefathers stole. That’s the in-your-feast message Native Americans are preparing to send as they convene their 50th annual National Day of Mourning in the seaside town where the Pilgrims settled.

  • Massachusetts Nov 14, 2019

    ‘Heroic': Worcester Firefighter Dies Saving Fellow Responders During Blaze

    A Worcester, Massachusetts, fire lieutenant died early Wednesday as he and his crew attempted to save a baby and others from a raging fire. Chief Michael Lavoie said in a press conference that Lt. Jason Menard, a father of three, succumbed to his injuries after his “heroic efforts” to save people in the four-alarm fire at 7 Stockholm Street.

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 8, 2019

    VP Mike Pence Files Trump's Paperwork for NH Primary, Speaks at ‘Politics & Eggs'

    Vice President Mike Pence filed paperwork Thursday for President Donald Trump to appear on the ballot in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. “It is such a privilege for me as vice president to come to New Hampshire today and place the name of Donald J. Trump back on the Republican primary ballot in this first-in-the-nation primary in New Hampshire,” Pence said...

  • Los Angeles Oct 18, 2019

    Real Estate Developer Gets 1 Month in College Bribery Case

    A California real estate developer has been sentenced to one month in prison for paying $75,000 to cheat on his daughter’s college entrance exam. Robert Flaxman was sentenced Friday in Boston’s federal court. The 63-year-old Los Angeles resident pleaded guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy in a deal with prosecutors.

  • driver Oct 14, 2019

    Shocking Video Shows Car Knock Down 4 Kids in Stoneham Hit-and-Run

    Police are seeking information after a hit-and-run driver plowed into four children in Stoneham, Massachusetts Sunday evening, sending two of them to the hospital. Surveillance footage shows a group of young children standing in a driveway in Massachusetts when a car suddenly speeds toward them, striking the group and knocking them to the ground. In the last split seconds when...

  • JUDGE Oct 9, 2019

    Robert Kraft Sues Florida Prosecutors for Records in Spa Case

    Lawyers for Robert Kraft have filed a lawsuit against prosecutors in Florida for allegedly failing to turn over records in the New England Patriots owner’s ongoing solicitation case. Kraft’s lawyers claim State Attorney Dave Aronberg’s office “knowingly and willfully neglected their statutory duties under the Public Records Act,” according to court documents.

  • Chairman Oct 4, 2019

    Conn. Lawyer Gets 1 Month for Paying to Rig Daughter's ACT Exam

    The former chairman of a global law firm was sentenced Thursday to one month in prison for paying $75,000 to rig his daughter’s ACT exam. Gordon Caplan, 53, of Greenwich, Connecticut, pleaded guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy in a deal with prosecutors. He is the fourth parent to be sentenced in a sweeping college...

  • JUDGE Oct 2, 2019

    Prosecutors File Appeal to Permit Video Evidence in Robert Kraft Case

    The state of Florida filed an appeal late Tuesday to try to get video evidence of Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paying for a sex act at an illicit massage parlor in Jupiter. Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser ruled in May that all videos in Kraft’s solicitation case must be suppressed. In his 10-page ruling, Hanser wrote that detectives...

  • JUDGE Aug 28, 2019

    Loughlin, Husband Appear in Court in Boston in College Admissions Case

    A judge says actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, can continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southern California — an alleged victim in the case. The couple appeared in Boston federal court Tuesday to settle a dispute over their choice of lawyers in a sweeping college admissions bribery case.

  • Attorney Aug 22, 2019

    Bribes, Kickbacks & Caviar: FBI Says Ex-State Police Union Chief Misused Funds

    A former state police union chief and a Beacon Hill lobbyist have been arrested for allegedly misusing union funds for personal gain, federal authorities said Wednesday. FBI and IRS agents arrested 57-year-old Dana Pullman, former president of the State Police Association of Massachusetts, and 68-year-old State House lobbyist Anne Lynch early Wednesday at their respective homes in Worcester and Hull.

  • driver Aug 16, 2019

    Corrections Officer Who Drove Into Protesters at Detention Center Placed on Leave

    A demonstration outside a Rhode Island detention center turned chaotic Wednesday, with protesters saying they were pepper-sprayed and nearly run over by a truck. Video posted to social media by the group Never Again Action shows a pickup truck stopping near protesters outside the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility. The driver appears to honk at them before driving through the...

  • Massachusetts Jul 31, 2019

    Five Guys Thief Turns Himself in After Stealing 50-Pound Bag of Fries

    A fast food bandit turned himself in after he allegedly stole a 50-pound bag of pre-cut French fries from a restaurant in Massachusetts. Police in Waltham said they sought the public’s help in identifying the alleged junk food thief when he was captured on surveillance footage taking the bag of fries after eating at the establishment.

  • food Jul 29, 2019

    ‘Big Papi Will Be Back': David Ortiz Makes First Remarks Since Shooting

    Red Sox legend David Ortiz thanked the Red Sox, medical professionals and fans in his first remarks since he was shot in the Dominican Republic in June, vowing to return soon to the public eye. “Big Papi will be back soon,” Ortiz said, according to a statement released by public relations firm Baerlein & Partners.

  • Instagram Jul 8, 2019

    Tedy Bruschi Opens Up About Second Stroke in Instagram Post

    Less than a week after suffering his second stroke, New England Patriots legend Tedy Bruschi took to social media to describe his experience and raise awareness about stroke symptoms. The former linebacker wrote on Instagram that he lost use of his left arm on the morning of July 4.

  • D.C. Jul 2, 2019

    Mike Pence Called Back to White House, NH Visit Canceled

    Vice President Mike Pence’s New Hampshire event on Tuesday has been abruptly canceled as he has been called back to the White House. Pence had been scheduled to land at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport around 11:45 a.m., which is right about the time the news broke that his event had been called off.

  • Attorney Jun 27, 2019

    ICE Orders Hold on Driver in NH Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists

    U.S. immigration officials have placed a detainer on the man charged with seven counts of negligent homicide in the collision that killed seven motorcyclists in a small New Hampshire town last week. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has ordered a hold on 23-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, a Ukraine national who was allegedly driving the pickup truck that was involved in the June...

  • Attorney Jun 21, 2019

    Mother in ‘House of Horrors' Trial Found Not Guilty of Murder

    A Massachusetts judge found Erika Murray not guilty of second-degree murder in the Blackstone “House of Horrors” trial after three dead babies were found in her squalid home. Murray, 35, initially faced two counts of second-degree murder, but Judge Janet Kenton-Walker tossed one of the charges after prosecutors failed to prove one of the babies born in Murray’s squalid home...

  • director Jun 15, 2019

    10 Suspects Now in Custody in David Ortiz Shooting

    At least 10 people have been arrested in connection to what officials are investigating as a sophisticated plot to murder beloved retired Red Sox player David Ortiz, according to Dominican Republic National Police. On Thursday, Dominican authorities brought in five suspects from Wednesday along with a handful of additional suspects, including a woman. The nine were rushed to the court...

  • King Jun 14, 2019

    King Arthur Flour Recalls Some Flour Due to E. Coli Risk

    A Vermont-based flour company is voluntarily recalling some bags of flour due to potential E. coli contamination. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted on its website a statement from King Arthur Flour saying the company is recalling more than 14,000 cases of 5-pound unbleached all-purpose flour. The company said Thursday that to date no illness had been reported in...

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