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Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 08:08 PM EDT

2017 Contest for Boston Mayor

2017 Contest for Boston Mayor

Would it take a "perfect storm" for Boston Marty Walsh to be unseated in 2017? Sue's guest is City Councilor Tito Jackson, candidate for Mayor of Boston.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 06:31 PM EDT

Local Efforts to Help Victims of Mexico Earthquake

Local Efforts to Help Victims of Mexico Earthquake

People with ties to Mexico are concerned for their loved ones in the wake of the second traumatic earthquake to rock the country in a matter of weeks.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:53 PM EDT

Court Asked to Dismiss Cases Tied to Former Drug Lab Chemist

Court Asked to Dismiss Cases Tied to Former Drug Lab Chemist

A petition submitted Wednesday to the highest court in Massachusetts seeks the dismissal of every case connected to a convicted former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 06:20 PM EDT

Locals Worry About 'Terrified' Relatives in Puerto Rico

Locals Worry About 'Terrified' Relatives in Puerto Rico

As Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm, residents in New England spent the day worrying about their relatives on the island.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 05:02 PM EDT

13 Cheeseburgers in Boston That Will Blow Your Mind

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Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 01:50 PM EDT

Jeff Sessions to Address Federal Law Enforcement in Boston

Jeff Sessions to Address Federal Law Enforcement in Boston

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Boston Thursday to discuss transnational criminal organizations.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:17 PM EDT

Man Dies From Injuries After Falling From Wall at Party

Man Dies From Injuries After Falling From Wall at Party

A Massachusetts man is dead after he fell from a 10-foot wall while at a party in Amherst over the weekend, according to the Northwestern district attorney's office.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:26 AM EDT

Man Accused of Grabbing 3 Teen Girls Ruled Incompetent

Man Accused of Grabbing 3 Teen Girls Ruled Incompetent

A man charged with grabbing three teenage girls walking to school in Worcester has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 01:57 PM EDT

Defense: Man on Trial in Beheading Plot Was Seeking Escape

Defense: Man on Trial in Beheading Plot Was Seeking Escape

A Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller for the Islamic State group is going on trial in federal court.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 06:50 PM EDT

DA: Man's Body Found Off of Roadside, Investigation Underway

DA: Man's Body Found Off of Roadside, Investigation Underway

Authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a man in Billerica, Massachusetts.