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Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:10 AM EDT

'Miracle': Woman Rescued Up to 12 Hours After Crash on I-95

'Miracle': Woman Rescued Up to 12 Hours After Crash on I-95

Up to 12 hours may have gone by before first responders located a woman who’d lost control of her car and crashed into bushes off Interstate 95 in Salisbury, Massachusetts, Monday.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 04:58 PM EDT

Boston to Sue Drug Makers in Opioid Epidemic

Boston to Sue Drug Makers in Opioid Epidemic

The city of Boston has retained a South Carolina law firm in anticipation of a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies to recover damages stemming from the opioid epidemic, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 03:27 PM EDT

'Millionaire Tax' Question Could Be Revived

'Millionaire Tax' Question Could Be Revived

A day after the state's highest court struck down the question, a state senator said he'll revive it by filing a proposed legislative amendment to the state constitution in January.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 02:29 PM EDT

Lawsuit Filed Accusing Sheriff of Unlawfully Detaining Immigrant

Lawsuit Filed Accusing Sheriff of Unlawfully Detaining Immigrant

Civil rights attorneys have filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Bristol County (MA) Sheriff of unlawfully detaining an immigrant for nearly three weeks.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 01:54 PM EDT

MBTA Raising Parking Fees at Some Lots and Garages

MBTA Raising Parking Fees at Some Lots and Garages

The MBTA is hiking parking fees to as high as $10 per day at some of its busiest lots and garages while reducing fees at less busy lots, a move that will raise millions of dollars.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 04:50 AM EDT

Boston Celtics Open New Auerbach Center Practice Facility

Boston Celtics Open New Auerbach Center Practice Facility

Boston Celtics officially open new 70,000 square foot practice facility at New Balance World Headquarters

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 12:44 PM EDT

Truck Pulls Down Pole, Driver Trapped Under Wires

Truck Pulls Down Pole, Driver Trapped Under Wires

A tractor-trailer pulled down a pole in Brockton, Massachusetts, trapping the driver in the wires, according to Brockton Fire.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 01:21 PM EDT

Alternative 'Metal Yoga' is Darker, Louder and Rocks Out

Alternative 'Metal Yoga' is Darker, Louder and Rocks Out

This yoga class leaves the wind chimes and calm music behind and replaces it with pulse-pounding metal.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 05:57 PM EDT

I-495 Shut Down for Hours Due to 'Electrical Wire Hazard'

I-495 Shut Down for Hours Due to 'Electrical Wire Hazard'

Interstate 495 reopened Tuesday afternoon after being shut down for several hours in both directions in Westford, Massachusetts on Tuesday due to a transformer fire that resulted in low-hanging electrical...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 06:03 PM EDT

Day 1 of Jury Deliberation in Salemme Trial Ends

Day 1 of Jury Deliberation in Salemme Trial Ends

The family of a nightclub owner that a former New England Mafia boss is charged with killing said Tuesday the trial has provided the closure they have been seeking for more than two decades. Steven DiSarro's...