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Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 07:39 AM EDT

Woman Gets Car Stuck on Stairs at Boston's City Hall Plaza

Woman Gets Car Stuck on Stairs at Boston's City Hall Plaza

Another wayward car has found its way onto Boston's City Hall Plaza weeks after a man was arrested for driving down a staircase and crashing into an iron pole.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:47 AM EDT

Mass. Town to Vote on Banning Marijuana Sales

Mass. Town to Vote on Banning Marijuana Sales

The town of Milford, Massachusetts, is expected to take up a vote banning the sale of recreational marijuana.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 05:42 AM EDT

Mass. Coastal Residents Prepare for Jose's Impact

Mass. Coastal Residents Prepare for Jose's Impact

The warning from the Plymouth harbor master and many harbor masters along the Cape, islands and South Shore - get your boats out of the water or at least secure them.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 05:36 PM EDT

Trial Begins for Pharmacist in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Trial Begins for Pharmacist in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

A Massachusetts pharmacist facing murder charges for his role in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak is set to go on trial.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 09:42 AM EDT

All Boston Sports Teams Taking Stand Against Racism

All Boston Sports Teams Taking Stand Against Racism

All five Boston sports teams are taking a united stand against racism following several incidents at Fenway Park, most recently a controversial banner, and before that, racist encounters.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 12:05 AM EDT

Police: Man In Custody After Firing Shots at Vehicle

Police: Man In Custody After Firing Shots at Vehicle

A man was taken into custody Monday night after police say he fired shots at a woman traveling along a roadway in Marion, Massachusetts.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 11:41 PM EDT

Police Crack Down on Drivers Speeding Through Crosswalks

Police Crack Down on Drivers Speeding Through Crosswalks

Police in Essex, Massachusetts, are trying a new approach to stop drivers from speeding through crosswalks in an effort to keep pedestrians safe.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:58 PM EDT

Boston Police and Body Cameras

Boston Police and Body Cameras

The case for making body cameras a routine part of policing in Boston. Sue's guest is Segun Idowu, co-founder of Boston Police Camera Action Team.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:52 PM EDT

2018 Contest for Mass. 3rd Congressional District

2018 Contest for Mass. 3rd Congressional District

Who will succeed Niki Tsongas in Congress? Sen. Barbara L'Italien, (D)-Andover, addresses the issues and competition in the early stages of 2018 contest for the Massachusetts 3rd District.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 05:49 PM EDT

DuVernay, LL Cool J to Receive Harvard W.E.B. Du Bois Medals

DuVernay, LL Cool J to Receive Harvard W.E.B. Du Bois Medals

"Selma" director Ava DuVernay and rapper LL Cool J are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African-Ameri...