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Ex-Boston Funeral Director Gets Up To 5 Years in Prison
BOSTON (AP) _ A former Boston funeral home director has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for improperly storing dead bodies, stealing almost $150,000 in funeral pre-payments and working without a license.
Joseph O'Donnell apologized in court on Wednesday after changing his plea to mu…
An Open Letter to Bella Bond
You were not possessed. It was not your "time to die." You were a sweet, innocent baby who was probably hungry or needed comforting. A mother's love was something you clearly never received. So as you cried for her, or anyone to acknowledge your presence and fill a need, you w…
Boston Hazmat Scare Prompted By Fish Oil Lab
BOSTON (AP) _ A hazardous materials scare that forced the evacuation of residential buildings near Fenway Park in Boston turned out to be all about fish oil.
The discovery of chemicals in the basement of a convenience store Tuesday prompted a response by firefighters, police and terrorism investigato…
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…

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