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November 03, 2017 - 6:23 pm
Massachusetts has become the first state in the nation to ban bump stocks in the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting. The bill was signed by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, she is acting Governor while Charlie Baker is on vacation in California. The Governor had previously indicated his support of the...
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November 03, 2017 - 4:39 pm
New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft is among the NFL team owners to be deposed and asked to turn over records in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case. A league source tells ESNP’s Adam Shefter the request for documents includes emails, cellphone records and other paperwork. Kaepernick filed a...
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November 03, 2017 - 8:52 am
A bill that would ban bump stock devices that increase the firing speed of weapons is now headed to Governor Charlie Baker's desk. Bump stocks are devices that can turn a semi-automatic weapon fully automatic. The ban was proposed after it was learned that the Las Vegas mass shooter used bump...
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November 03, 2017 - 8:35 am
The president of Wheaton College in Norton is criticizing a female student for wearing blackface as part of a Halloween costume. President Dennis Hanno says the student choosing to wear a racist and offensive Halloween costume raises difficult issues. The student is on the soccer team, and Hanno...
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November 02, 2017 - 2:21 pm
Give us your shocked face... Boston 25's Eric Rasmussen and Erin Smith did a marvelous job uncovering that State Lawmakers have been bilking Mass residents out of money by false travel expense claims. In one instance, a Rep claimed five days of travel expenses in his log, without ever reporting to...
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November 02, 2017 - 12:03 pm
New Hampshire’s Attorney General is hoping an old booking photo will lead to more clues about the life of a serial killer in the Granite State. Officials released a 1973 booking photo of Terry Pedder Rasmussen hoping it triggers someone’s memory about a woman he was when he visited family in...
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November 02, 2017 - 9:21 am
The sexual misconduct at St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire is more widespread than first report. Investigators found 15 more victims of sexual assault and identifies five additional faculty members involved with the assaults between 1956 and 2009. The report details what the school calls...
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November 01, 2017 - 11:18 am
A deadly shooting in Jamaica Plain Tuesday night remains under investigation. Death Investigation in the area of 944 Parker Street https://t.co/tH1baApKkY — Boston Police Dept. (@bostonpolice) November 1, 2017 Police were called to Parker Street around 11:45 p.m. after reports of a shooting. Police...
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November 01, 2017 - 10:08 am
One of the victims of the New York City truck attack is being identified as a Newton man. Martin Marro of Chestnut Hill was in New York yesterday visiting with college friends when he was hit by the truck on a bicycle path in Manhattan. Marro suffered injuries not considered life-threatening during...
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October 31, 2017 - 7:59 am
Work continues to restore power to the thousands left in the dark Sunday night. #Methuen Beedle Terr. via @ChiefSolomon pic.twitter.com/12ZKpgRn7S — Methuen Police ---- (@MethuenPolice) October 30, 2017 The fast moving storm knocked down trees and power lines, at one point more than 300,000...
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