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DA: Fatal Stabbing Victim Was 15-Year-Old Boy
BOSTON (AP) _ The Suffolk district attorney says a body found fatally stabbed on an East Boston beach on Labor Day was that of a 15-year-old boy.
District Attorney Daniel Conley identified the victim on Tuesday as Wilson Martinez of East Boston...
Obama Unveils Paid Sick Leave Exec. Order in Boston
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is showing solidarity with workers on Labor Day by signing an executive order Monday requiring paid sick leave for employees of federal contractors.
The White House says 300,000 of those workers will be getting the benefit for the first time...
Howie Carr’s Black Mass Preview Party in New Bedford
Join New York Times best-selling author Howie Carr for a Black Mass preview party at Flagship Cinemas in New Bedford!  Carr is renown for his books The Brothers Bulger and Hitman and several other Boston organized-crime books. Get the inside scoop on Boston's most notorious organized crime mastermin…
Los Angeles Is USOC’s Choice to Host 2024 Olympics
Los Angeles is now the official U.S. bid city for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
The United States Olympic Committee has formally named L.A. as the U.S. bid as it prepares to turn in the choice to the International Olympic Committee by a September 15th deadline...
More Support for Chewing Tobacco Ban in Boston Ballparks
BOSTON (AP) _ Public health officials and anti-tobacco activists are throwing their support behind Mayor Marty Walsh's plan to ban chewing tobacco, snuff and dip from city ballparks, including historic Fenway Park.
More than a dozen experts representing hospitals, healthcare organizations and tobacco…
Pregnant Woman Dances Through Labor in Boston [VIDEO]
Connell Cloyd recorded his wife, Yuki Nishizawa, dancing her way through labor to relieve some of the pain. The couple was at Brigham and Women's Hospital - Center for Labor and Birth in Boston. Yuki pulls off a mean "Cupid shuffle" and "Tootsie Roll...
John George’s Forfeiture Hearing Is Thursday
A forfeiture hearing is being held Thursday in Boston Federal Court on the U.S. Attorney's efforts to seize $1.38 million dollars in assets from former Dartmouth Select Board member John George.
George was found guilty in April of embezzling money from the Southeast Regional Transit Authority, w…
Hernandez Lawyers Want Evidence in Double-Slaying Tossed
BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are asking a judge to toss out evidence seized from an SUV authorities say Hernandez was in when he fatally shot two men over a spilled drink.
Prosecutors say Hernandez killed Daniel de Abreu and Safiro F…
State Seeks to Dismiss Boston’s Lawsuit Against Wynn Casino
BOSTON (AP) _ The state wants a judge to dismiss Boston's lawsuit challenging the award of a casino license to Wynn.
In a filing provided to the Associated Press, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission argues the city doesn't have the right to challenge the decision since casino license awards…

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