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October 17, 2017 - 3:25 pm
Charges have been upgraded for the 18-year-old driver accused of causing a crash that killed a Massachusetts police officer. Michael Ricci of Burlington is now facing negligent homicide charges in connection with last weekend’s crash in New Hampshire. The court papers claim Riccio was part of a...
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October 17, 2017 - 8:22 am
A man was shot and killed in a Dorchester hotel early Tuesday morning. Police responded around 4:20 a.m. to the Holiday Inn Express in the South Bay shopping plaza. Police Commissioner Bill Evans told reporters this was not a random shooting, and suspects targeted the victim in his room. The victim...
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October 17, 2017 - 8:00 am
Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez refiled a lawsuit against the NFL and the league's helmet manufacturer in a Massachusetts state court on Monday. The latest filing came after Hernandez's legal team dropped a federal lawsuit against the league and the New England Patriots last week, opting to pursue its...
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October 17, 2017 - 7:45 am
The head of the Registry of Motor Vehicles is conceding that the rollout of a new inspection system was mishandled. Service stations report they had all kinds of issues when the new system went on line October 1st. Registrar of Motor Vehicles Erin Deveney says stations should have received more...
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October 16, 2017 - 10:52 am
Framingham State University calling for unity after racial slurs were found on campus recently. The second and most recent incident happening Sunday morning in a residence hall. The school and police are now investigating. On Friday campus police found racial slurs on a flyer promoting an event for...
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October 16, 2017 - 10:20 am
An officer involved shooting in Everett remains under investigation. The Middlesex County DA’s office says the officer was sitting in his cruiser near Broadway and Second Street around midnight Monday when he was approached by individuals about a man walking up and down the street threatening to...
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October 13, 2017 - 7:27 am
A community will come together today to remember and honor a Somerville, police officer. Funeral services are scheduled today for Officer Louis Remigio. The 55-year-old from Tewksbury died after his motorcycle was hit head-on in New Hampshire Sunday. He was off-duty at the time. Hundreds attended...
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October 12, 2017 - 5:18 pm
A jury finds a Massachusetts state trooper not guilty on charges of assaulting a suspect who surrendered after a car chase through Nashua, New Hampshire. The Boston Globe reports a jury acquitted Trooper Joseph Flynn. The confrontation was captured by a news helicopter in May 2016. Richard Simone...
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