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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 06:38 PM EDT

People Found Living Illegally in Boston Storage Facility

People Found Living Illegally in Boston Storage Facility

Boston city officials said they have shut down a South End storage facility where several people were found illegally living in rented units.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:14 AM EDT

Mass. Gov. Baker Releases First TV Ad for Re-Election

Mass. Gov. Baker Releases First TV Ad for Re-Election

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has released the first television ad of his re-election campaign.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 03:21 PM EDT

Massport CEO Announces November Departure

Massport CEO Announces November Departure

The chief executive of the agency that oversees Boston's Logan International Airport has announced that he plans to step down in November after six years on the job.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 01:11 PM EDT

'Same Blueprint': Locals React to 'Predator Priests' Report

'Same Blueprint': Locals React to 'Predator Priests' Report

Shocking reports coming out of Pennsylvania detailing decades of sexual abuse by hundreds of Roman Catholic Church priests have hit close to home. The Archdiocese of Boston, who faced its own share of sexual...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:56 AM EDT

Deadline to Register to Vote in Mass. Primary Has Arrived

Deadline to Register to Vote in Mass. Primary Has Arrived

Time is ticking down for Massachusetts residents to register to vote in the September primary.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 07:03 PM EDT

Man Hot-Wires Dump Truck to Take Vehicle Out for Joyride

Man Hot-Wires Dump Truck to Take Vehicle Out for Joyride

Police in Massachusetts are searching for a man who they say hot-wired a dump truck and took it for a joyride.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:30 AM EDT

Accused Cop-Killer's Probable Cause Hearing Rescheduled

Accused Cop-Killer's Probable Cause Hearing Rescheduled

A probable cause hearing for a 20-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a Massachusetts police sergeant and innocent bystander last month had to be rescheduled Wednesday due to technical issues.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 01:14 PM EDT

2-Alarm Fire Causes $200,000 Worth of Damage to Boston Home

2-Alarm Fire Causes $200,000 Worth of Damage to Boston Home

A 2-alarm fire resulted in an estimated $200,000 worth of damages early Wednesday as it charred a 3-story home in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. The fire broke out just before 2:30 a.m. on Melville Avenue...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 09:32 AM EDT

Catholics React to Penn. Clergy Sex Abuse Allegations

Catholics React to Penn. Clergy Sex Abuse Allegations

Boston's Catholic community is reacting to the disturbing allegations against clergy in Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:05 AM EDT

Gloucester Police Donate $5K to 3-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Gloucester Police Donate $5K to 3-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Looking at 3-year-old William Bren's smile, you would never guess he is battling kidney cancer. He was diagnosed with a stage 4 Wilms tumor earlier this year. "They tell you, 'The goal is to cure your son.' It...