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October 24, 2017 - 9:13 am
A triple shooting under investigation in Lawrence and investigators want to know if a deadly car crash is connected. Three men were shot near Howard Park overnight. Two victims were seriously injured and transferred to Boston hospitals. The third remained at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen...
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October 24, 2017 - 8:49 am
The Supreme Judicial Court says former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction will remain vacated. Hernandez took his own life in prison in April, and his conviction for the killing of Odin Lloyd was still in the appeals process. State law requires that convictions be vacated if the person...
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October 24, 2017 - 8:14 am
The death of a child in a pit bull attack has some Lowell officials upset that they have no power to regulate dog breeds. The state legislature voted in 2012 to ban cities and towns from passing breed specific ordinances. Lowell City Councilor Rodney Elliott says it makes no sense that the city can...
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October 23, 2017 - 8:10 am
The first Boston College Strong scholarship is being awarded Monday. Jack Manning of Norfolk, Massachusetts, will receive the award created by Boston Marathon bombing survivors Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensy. Downes. The newlyweds each lost a leg in the 2013 attacks. Downes is an alumnus of...
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October 23, 2017 - 7:48 am
A seven-year-old boy is dead following an apparent pit bull attack in Lowell. Police say the unidentified boy entered a fenced in area where the two pit bulls were located when he was attacked Saturday night. One of the pit bulls escaped from the fenced area and was euthanized, while the second dog...
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October 20, 2017 - 8:14 am
You know the saying in New England, “don’t like the weather, wait a minute.” That theory may ring more accurate than ever this winter across the region. NOAA is releasing winter predictions. New England is expected to see a warmer than average winter, but that does not mean the winter boots will...
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October 20, 2017 - 8:07 am
Boston is betting on East Boston’s Suffolk Downs when it comes to luring Amazon to the city. The more than 200-page proposal touts the location near the airport and the sprawling location with room to grow. A video included with the pitch shows Boston as a diverse city with a lot of talent and...
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The Howie Carr Show
October 19, 2017 - 6:53 pm
The Bridgewater-Raynham Regional School District has put out an apology today. There isn't much debate as to whether the apology was called for due to the obviously ill-judged decision to capture and post the following photograph. This is Mitchell Elementary School, Bridgewater, MA The mother is...
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October 19, 2017 - 9:36 am
An Everett man has been convicted of terrorism-related charges. Prosecutors claim David Wright plotted to behead conservative American blogger Pamela Geller for organizing a Texas Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in 2015. David #Wright found guilty on all counts of conspiring to provide support to...
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