Explosive Device Thrown Under Boston Police Cruiser
BOSTON (AP) _ Boston Police say it appears as if someone used an explosive device to set a police cruiser on fire.
Commissioner William Evans says no one was hurt when the device exploded in South Boston on Friday morning.
He says what appeared to be a propane tank was placed between a bridge and the …
New Bedford Latin King Gang Leader Sentenced in Court
BOSTON - A Latin King gang member has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Boston.
31-year-old Luis Lopez of New Bedford has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and three years of supervised release.
Lopez pleaded guilty in October to being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession with i…
Boston Homicides Up Slightly In 2016
BOSTON (AP) _ The number of homicides in Boston ticked up slightly this year.
The Boston Globe reports that there have been 46 homicides in Boston in 2016, six more than 2015.
Homicides reached a 15-year low in 2015.
The paper reports that though the number of homicides is lower than in many other majo…
NBC Boston To Launch On New Year’s Day
The new year brings a change in the local TV landscape.
NBC programming is moving from WHDH Channel 7 to a new, network-owned station with the call letters WBTS. It will call itself NBC Boston.
The station officially launches on Sunday and will serve the greater Boston area, northeastern Massachusetts…
Shoe Bomber Says He Can’t Pay $250,000 Fine
BOSTON (AP) -  The British man sentenced to life in prison for trying to detonate explosives in his shoe on a trans-Atlantic flight in 2001 says he can't afford the $250,000 fine that was part of his sentence.
Richard Reid has asked a federal judge in Boston to declare him bankrupt...
Yes, It Could Snow in Massachusetts Today
BOSTON (AP) - A cold snap has the S-word returning to the lips of Boston-area commuters: "S'' as in snow.
The National Weather Service warns that the white stuff could fall at least briefly across a wide swath of Massachusetts on Thursday...

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