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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…
Anti-Olympics Leader Reflects on Boston Bid’s Bitter End
BOSTON (AP) _ The leader of the group that spearheaded opposition to holding the Olympics in Boston says it's time to move beyond the discussion of the 2024 games to other challenges facing the city and state.
Chris Dempsey spoke to reporters outside the Statehouse Monday a short time after the …
Ghostbusters Crew Member Helps Nab Alleged Attacker
BOSTON (AP) _ A cameraman working on the new ``Ghostbusters'' movie helped police track down a woman accused of shoving an elderly woman to the ground, seriously injuring her.
Authorities said the 72-year-old woman was walking in Boston's Chinatown section Wednesday when she bumped int…

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