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  • Investigators to announce 'significant' break in decades-old cold case murder

    11/20/2018 2:16:49 PM PST · by ETL · 34 replies
    ABC: Good Morning America ^ | Nov 20, 2018 | MORGAN WINSOR
    Investigators may finally have a break in a cold case murder that has haunted the Boston area for almost 50 years.The Middlesex District Attorney's Office is slated to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce a "significant development" in the unsolved 1969 killing of Jane Britton due to DNA testing."Over the past year our office has been in the process of conducting DNA testing on the evidence taken from a 1969 Cambridge homicide," Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said in a press release Monday. "I am excited to announce a significant development in the case as a result of...
  • Rachel Rollins, Criminal Justice Reformer, is the New Suffolk DA

    11/11/2018 1:03:13 PM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 14 replies
    Boston Magazine ^ | 11/06/18 | Spencer Buell
    Her winning platform included a push for criminal justice reform, and a controversial policy of no longer prosecuting people for lower-level non-violent crimes, like dealing small amounts of drugs, shoplifting, or standalone resisting arrest charges. Instead, she has vowed to focus on resolving those issues via alternatives to jail, like community service or restitution. “This is the time for us to claim our power and make good on our promises to make true criminal justice reform for the people in Suffolk County,” Rollins said at the time. “Reform that is progressive – that decriminalizes poverty, substance use disorder, and mental...
  • Slave Auction Re-Enactment To Protest Faneuil Hall Name

    11/11/2018 6:06:15 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 10, 2018
    A group advocating to rename Faneuil Hall because of its namesake's ties to slavery will re-enact a slave auction outside the historic downtown building this weekend. The New Democracy Coalition says Saturday's event is designed to call attention to Boston's history of slavery. The building known as the Cradle of Liberty is named after Peter Faneuil, a wealthy 18th century slave owner who financed construction as a gift to the city.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Chick-fil-A To Open First Boston Location At Copley Square

    11/09/2018 6:51:34 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    Bisnow ^ | November 8, 2018 | Cameron Sperance
    Chick-fil-A’s entrance in the Boston market comes six years after the late Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said he would oppose the chain from opening within city limits after Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy voiced his opposition to gay marriage in 2012. The bad press never impacted sales at the chain, which has seen its market share grow 13% in the last four years.
  • Thrown Beer Slightly Damagaes World Series Trophy

    10/31/2018 11:18:08 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 27 replies
    NBC10 ^ | 10/31/18 | Mark Fortier
    Boston's euphoric street party celebrating the city's fourth World Series title in 15 years has claimed at least one casualty. Security was heavy for Wednesday's duck boat parade carrying the victorious Red Sox through downtown. There were few problems, but one fan reportedly tossed a full can of beer at one of the boats, and it struck and slightly damaged a World Series trophy. Boston police said they arrested a Massachusetts teen on Boylston Street after they saw him throw an unopened can of beer at one of the duck boats, striking an adult male party on board. Patrick Connolly,...
  • Bombshell: Boston Parish Promotes Transgender “Rights” and Men Accessing Women’s Bathrooms

    10/30/2018 6:53:22 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    Just when we thought we’d seen it all, a Boston Archdiocesan parish led by a “gay-friendly’ pastor has done something worse than we could have imagined. The “gay-friendly” pastor at St. Ignatius of Loyola in Chestnut Hill — welcomed by Cardinal O’Malley to the parish in 2016 despite his published history of leading a “gay-friendly” parish in New York City — has a full-page propaganda letter in their parish bulletin touting the parish administrator’s story as a transgender person and urging parishioners to vote “Yes” on the upcoming “Bathroom Bill” ballot question. A “Yes” means the existing law stands that...
  • James 'Whitey' Bulger dead, had been moved to W. Va.

    10/30/2018 2:27:30 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 69 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 10/30/18 | Laurel J. Sweet, Joe Dwinell/ap
    Gangland serial slayer James "Whitey" Bulger was killed shortly after being moved to a high-security federal prison in West Virginia, the Herald has confirmed. Bulger, 89, was convicted in 2013 of being complicit in 11 murders in Massachusetts, Florida and Oklahoma. His attorney, Hank Brennan, who tried to appeal Bulger's life sentence all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, declined comment pending notification by the Bureau of Prisons. Bulger arrived at USP Hazelton yesterday. He was found unresponsive at 8:20 this morning, according to a statement from the Bureau of Prisons, which provided no other details. "Life-saving measures were...
  • BREAKING REPORT—EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: Special Counsel Mueller Accused of Rape By 'Credible Witness‘

    10/30/2018 12:55:24 PM PDT · by mojito · 141 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/30/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller was accused by a very credible witness today of rape at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City in 2010. A formal press conference is scheduled for Thursday at noon in Washington DC..... The Gateway Pundit obtained a copy of the charges. What we know: The woman is a “very credible witness.” Her story are corroborated. The incident happened in 2010 in New York City. The woman is a professional. [....] UPDATE:Here are the documents.
  • Notorious mob boss Whitey Bulger found dead in prison

    10/30/2018 10:00:21 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 86 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | October 30, 2018 | Pete Williams, Tom Winter and Rich Schapiro
    Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was found dead at a federal prison in West Virginia Tuesday, federal officials said. Bulger, 89, had recently arrived at the high-security penitentiary USP Hazelton in West Virginia, according to the Boston Herald. The feared former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, Bulger was convicted in 2013 of participating in 11 murders stretching from Massachusetts to Florida to Oklahoma.
  • Longest World Series game in history: Dodgers, Red Sox set a new record in Game 3

    10/27/2018 12:52:00 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 104 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | Oct 27, 2018 | Mike Axisa
    Game 3 was the 12th World Series game to go 12 innings and the fourth World Series Game to go 14 innings. It is the only World Series game to go 18 innings. Here are the longest World Series games in history by innings played: 2018 Game 3: Red Sox vs. Dodgers still playing in the 18th inning. 1916 Game 2: (Brooklyn) Dodgers beat Red Sox 2-1 in 14 innings. 2005 Game 3: White Sox beat Astros 7-5 in 14 innings. 2015 Game 1: Royals beat Mets 5-4 in 14 innings. Furthermore, Game 3 is also the longest World Series...
  • Curt Schilling not invited to throw World Series 1st pitch with greats from '04 Red Sox

    10/25/2018 8:04:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 24, 2018 | Jason Owens
    Curt Schilling is a central player in the story of the 2004 Boston Red Sox. His bloody sock game in Game 6 of the American League Championship series that saw the Red Sox rally from a 3-0 deficit against the New York Yankees en route to their first World Series title in 86 years is the stuff of baseball lore. Schilling is also a pariah in large circles. The former Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona Diamondbacks and Red Sox great has chosen to spend his retirement years espousing radical, sometimes racist political opinions.
  • Should Mass. Pike remain elevated or come back to earth?

    10/23/2018 12:13:28 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | September 24, 2018 | Adam Vaccaro
    Talk to neighbors and transportation activists, and you’ll get pretty much the same answer: The best option for replacing the aging Massachusetts Turnpike viaduct in Allston is a new stretch of highway at ground level. Ask state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, who will make the final call, and, well, she’s still wondering if the state should just build another viaduct. Pollack will know more soon, when a consultant is expected to weigh in with a deep analysis of the options for the $1 billion-plus project to straighten the turnpike where it curls around an old rail yard in Allston, the...
  • ALCS Game 5: Red Sox headed to World Series thanks to unlikely hero David Price

    10/18/2018 8:58:18 PM PDT · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 44 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | October 18, 2018 | Jeff Passan
    HOUSTON – David Price picked the perfect time to book his first career playoff win as a starting pitcher. It sent the Boston Red Sox to the World Series. Arguably the worst postseason starter in baseball history, Price shut out a flat Houston Astros team for six innings Thursday night en route to a 4-1 victory in a pennant-clinching Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. The Red Sox, who won a franchise-record 108 games during the regular season, will host the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers-Milwaukee Brewers National League Championship Series in Game 1 of the World...
  • Man arrested for sending white powder to Donald Trump Jr.s NYC apartment

    03/01/2018 8:55:11 AM PST · by gattaca · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/01/2018 | Fox
    A Massachusetts man was arrested Thursday morning after a letter with white powder was sent to Donald Trump Jr.’s New York City apartment earlier this month. Trump Jr.’s wife, Vanessa, was taken to the hospital in the incident. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Sending White Powder-Laced Letters to Trump Sons

    10/17/2018 4:14:11 PM PDT · by familyop · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 17, 2018 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Authorities arrested Daniel Frisiello, 25, of Beverly, in March...Frisiello’s Facebook page stated that he worked as a program assistant at Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston and displayed a bevy of anti-Trump posts and links to the Democratic Party.
  • Trahan welcomes Pelosi at fund-raiser but won’t say whether she will support her for leader

    10/13/2018 3:46:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 10/12/18 | Matt Stout
    As she’s campaigned in the Third Congressional District, Lori Trahan has repeatedly left open this question if elected: Would she back Nancy Pelosi for minority leader or speaker of the House? Whether she’ll campaign with her, however, is a different answer. Trahan is welcoming Pelosi, the current House minority leader, to a fund-raiser Tuesday in Concord, using the California Democrat’s name and standing to help generate cash in the closing weeks of her race against GOP nominee Rick Green. In a statement, Trahan said she was grateful Pelosi is “once again doing everything she can to get Democrats elected in...
  • Red Sox beat Yankees, advance to ALCS

    10/09/2018 9:02:11 PM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 113 replies
    Boton Herald ^ | 10 Oct 18 | Jason Mastrodonato
    There was no debating the better team all year, and there was no debating the better team in this series. The 108-win Red Sox entered the postseason with more questions than the SATs while the Wild Card Yankees looked like a team nobody wanted to face this October. And yet it was the Sox who looked like juggernauts by the time the American League Division Series was over at Yankee Stadium late Tuesday night. Rick Porcello earned his first win in a playoff start, Christian Vazquez hit his first home run since June 26 and Chris Sale pitched out of...
  • Boston Police union tells ‘Fauxcohontas’ Warren to take a hike, will not endorse her

    10/09/2018 10:24:13 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 15 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 10/9/18 | USA Features
    Nope: A top police union in Boston is refusing to endorse Democratic Sen. Elizabeth “Fauxcohontas” Warren in her reelection bid because of her Left-wing anti-police activism and “derogatory” remarks. The Boston Herald reported that the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association will not give her its endorsement because during her time in the Senate she has called the criminal justice system “racist” which proves she doesn’t “stand” with law enforcement.
  • Boston event featuring Jeff Flake moved amid security concerns

    09/28/2018 7:53:07 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 72 replies
    www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | September 28, 2018 09:49 PM | by Caitlin Yilek
    A panel discussion featuring Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., in Boston next week has been moved due to security concerns amid a contentious battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Flake was confronted by sexual assault survivors at the Capitol on Friday after he said he would vote to advance Kavanaugh’s nomination. Flake is appearing Monday at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston to discuss the future of the Republican Party. The panel discussion, which will also feature fellow GOP member Ohio Gov. John Kasich, was originally scheduled to be held at Emerson Colonial Theatre. Emerson College President...
  • Boston police officer shooting suspects held without bail

    09/25/2018 6:57:23 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | Sept. 25, 2018 | Laurel J. Sweet
    Boston police gang unit Officer Patrick Curtin had no idea he was being shot until the leg he wedged into the front door of Requon Remy Martin’s South End apartment building began to burn, according to a police report. Boston Municipal Court Judge James M. Stanton yesterday ordered Martin, 21, and his co-defendant Antoine Mack, 35, of Pawtucket, R.I., held without bail at the request of assistant Suffolk District Attorney Montez Haywood after they pleaded not guilty to armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and multiple firearm charges.