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Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 09:29 AM EST

Purr Cat Cafe Opens in Brighton

Purr Cat Cafe Opens in Brighton

Calling all cat lovers! Boston's first ever cat cafe opened Saturday. The cafe, called Purr Cat Cafe, is full of rescue cats not ready to be adopted just yet.  The cafe, located at 167 Chestnut Hill Avenue...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 08:50 AM EST

Boston Police Arrest Suspect in Indecent Assault Attempt

Boston Police Arrest Suspect in Indecent Assault Attempt

The man wanted for attempting to assault a woman in Boston's North End is now behind bars. Isaiah Brown is now under arrest, charged with indecent assault and battery. Police say he was dressed in a security...

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 11:48 PM EST

Car Crashes Through Convenience Store

Car Crashes Through Convenience Store

A convenience store in Dracut, Massachusetts was badly damaged Friday night after a car crashed right through the entrance and drove into the isles. Surveillance footage captured the moment of the crash when...

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 07:03 PM EST

University: Professor Sexually Harassed Grad Student on Trip

University: Professor Sexually Harassed Grad Student on Trip

Boston University says it has found evidence that a geology professor sexually harassed a graduate student on a research trip in Antarctica more than 10 years ago.

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 06:09 PM EST

Cambodian Youth Learn About Media Careers

Cambodian Youth Learn About Media Careers

An event organized by NBC Boston's Joy Lim Nakrin brought journalists and media professionals together with young refugees interested in careers in media.

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 04:47 PM EST

Victim Identified in Fatal Cambridge Shooting

Victim Identified in Fatal Cambridge Shooting

The victim of Thursday's fatal shooting in Cambridge was identified by police on Saturday.

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 04:07 PM EST

Lawsuit Accuses Utilities of Jacking Up Natural Gas Prices

Lawsuit Accuses Utilities of Jacking Up Natural Gas Prices

A class-action lawsuit has accused two utilities of conspiring to drive up energy costs in New England in a multi-year scheme that affected millions of customers

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 03:18 PM EST
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PHOTOS: Free Speech Rally on Boston Common

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Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 12:29 AM EST

3 Arrested at Boston Free Speech Rally, Counter-Protest

3 Arrested at Boston Free Speech Rally, Counter-Protest

Three people were arrested Saturday when free speech advocates whose rally on Boston Common last summer drew boisterous counter-protesters regrouped there this weekend and were met again by demonstrators.

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 01:16 PM EST

Thanksgiving Project Provides Meals to Mass. Families

Thanksgiving Project Provides Meals to Mass. Families

Meals handed out at part of 18th Annual United Way Thanksgiving Project