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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 11:23 PM EDT

3-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Woburn Family Pool

3-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Woburn Family Pool

Authorities are investigating after a boy drowned in a family swimming pool in Woburn, Massachusetts Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 12:09 AM EDT

Oxford Town Manager Resigns Amid Alcohol-Related Allegations

Oxford Town Manager Resigns Amid Alcohol-Related Allegations

The Oxford town manager who has been on paid administrative leave following allegations of drinking on the job is resigning.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 10:45 PM EDT

Uber Driver Accused of Rape Left Country After Posting Bail

Uber Driver Accused of Rape Left Country After Posting Bail

The Massachusetts Trial Court says a rape suspect never should have been allowed to leave the country after making bail.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 08:42 AM EDT

'She'll Be Missed': Lawmakers React to Barbara Bush's Death

'She'll Be Missed': Lawmakers React to Barbara Bush's Death

New England lawmakers and organizations took to social media Tuesday night to share their reactions to the news that former first lady Barbara Bush had died. She was 92.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 07:37 PM EDT

Social Media Effect on Harvard Student's Arrest

Social Media Effect on Harvard Student's Arrest

In the hours after the forcible arrest of a Harvard student Friday night, tweets were sent with hashtags calling it "Cambridge Cops Attack" and "Police Brutality at Harvard."

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 07:13 PM EDT

Andover High School Coach on Leave Over 'Coaching Practices'

Andover High School Coach on Leave Over 'Coaching Practices'

The boys volleyball coach at Andover High School has been placed on administrative leave for "coaching practices."

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 05:23 PM EDT

Notch Launches Traveling Beer Garden

Notch Launches Traveling Beer Garden

Notch Brewery in Salem, Massachusetts, announced this week that it is launching a mobile beer garden that will appear at a variety of scene locations throughout the summer.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 05:08 PM EDT

'Can't Give Up': Mom Using Billboard to Find Kidney Donor

'Can't Give Up': Mom Using Billboard to Find Kidney Donor

A Lynn, Massachusetts, mother is taking an unusual step in tracking down a kidney donor: using a billboard to find a match. "I’m fighting to do everything I can to be here," 42-year-old Miranda LeBrasseur...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 05:31 PM EDT
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Police, Residents Pay Tribute to Fallen Officer

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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 02:17 PM EDT

Boston Officer Convicted of Racial Assault Gets Probation

Boston Officer Convicted of Racial Assault Gets Probation

A Boston police officer convicted of a racially motivated attack on an Uber driver has been sentenced to three years of probation.