David Tanklefsky

David Tanklefsky is a reporter, writer and musician. Since 2012, he's worked as a news anchor/reporter for iHeart Media contributing to WRKO, WEEI and dozens of other stations throughout the U.S. His work has also appeared on NPR. His writing has appeared in VICE Sports, Thought Catalog, Mic.com and TV Guide. He has, at various times, been a news writer, copy writer, ad writing editor, farmer's market milk seller, minor league baseball play-by-play man and medical device assembly line worker (four days).

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    June 23, 2017 - 2:17 pm
    In a column earlier this year , we asked if the Red Sox lack of power was a reflection of early season, cold weather struggles or if it was symptomatic of long-term offensive issues. My verdict at the time was that Boston would hit better than they did in April (they have) but that their power...
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    June 22, 2017 - 12:24 pm
    Police in Chelmsford say an unmarked police cruiser stolen from the driveway of a town detective overnight has been found in Lowell. A police-issued shotgun, which officials say was loaded, has not been retrieved. Officials say someone broke into the detective's garage either late Wednesday night...
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    June 21, 2017 - 12:15 pm
    State representatives are debating proposed amendments Wednesday on Beacon Hill that would change the marijuana legalization law that passed as a ballot question last fall. The House proposal has been roundly criticized by legalization proponents for hiking the tax on recreational pot to 28%. The...
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    June 19, 2017 - 1:14 pm
    Saugus Police say a 16-year-old is in custody following an alleged break in at the Square One Mall in Saugus that prompted a significant law enforcement response. A break-in alarm sounded at the Dick's Sporting Goods store inside the mall sometime around four o'clock Monday morning, officials said...
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    June 16, 2017 - 3:23 pm
    The 20-year-old Plainville woman accused of urging her boyfriend to commit suicide three years ago was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Friday morning in a Taunton courtroom. Judge Lawrence Moniz found Michelle Carter guilty in connection with the suicide death of Conrad Roy the III in...
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    June 16, 2017 - 2:26 pm
    Thursday night's Red Sox game, a 1-0 pitcher's duel between Boston ace Chris Sale and Philadelphia rookie Nick Pivetta, wrapped up in a tidy two hours and 25 minutes. It was the third quickest Sox game of the year. For Red Sox fans, games like that are a cool drink of water in a desert of...
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    June 15, 2017 - 12:29 pm
    A Massachusetts State Police officer says cell towers picked up a signal from the phones of Rachelle Bond and Michael McCarthy on Summer Street in Boston the day after Bella Bond's body washed a shore two summers ago. Testifying Thursday morning, Sergeant David Crouse, a cellphone analyst for the...
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    June 14, 2017 - 1:34 pm
    Members of the state House of Representatives are expected to approve a large marijuana policy bill Thursday that could make significant alterations to the voter-approved pot legalization ballot question that passed last fall. One of the changes raising eyebrows is a provision to raise the total...
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    June 13, 2017 - 1:39 pm
    A large fire that broke out early Tuesday morning in Revere has left more than a dozen people displaced, according to fire officials. The four-alarm fire, which started sometime before four a.m., left two homes destroyed and multiple others damaged. The buildings that are likely to be torn down are...
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