Meriam Ibrahim drew global attention when she was sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith.
Meriam Ibrahim drew global attention when she was sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith.
Despite his repeated arrests and multiple convictions, David Silvestri’s license was valid when he was arrested, an official said.
Melrose police are searching for two suspects who may have been involved in carjacking in Revere
Researchers tagged a great white off the coast of Cape Cod, the first of the season to be marked for tracking.
The City of Revere has established a relief fund for those whose homes and other property suffered damage in the tornado.
The 12-year-old was hit while attending a Market Basket protest in Seabrook, New Hampshire.
Transit Police say the device was found near a commuter rail station poses no threat to the public.
The man is in custody on multiple gun charges stemming from an investigation into an alleged threat against the president, officials said.
State Police will have extra patrols this weekend as part of a nationwide effort to enforce traffic laws and minimize accidents.
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A flash flood warning is in effect for areas west of Boston this afternoon, as thunderstorms bring heavy rain.
A homeless man was found dead in South Boston and, separately, a man was found fatally stabbed in Dorchester.
Hernandez thanked the community for its help in searching for her during the nine months she was missing.
The bills were part of a flurry to finish major legislation on the final night of formal sessions.
The little-noticed measure that protects the identity of alleged domestic abusers and their victims was passed early Friday.
Resigned optimism hung over Yawkey Way.
“This was deliberate and malicious,” a reverend at the church said in describing the damage.
Disclosure forms offer details about the wealth of the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful.
The woman refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned.
Mrs. Wilson opened a home in Dorchester in the early 1970s for mentally challenged adults, making her a pioneer.
A Boston man is being held on $50,000 cash bail after an early morning scuffle with a police officer caused the officer’s gun to fire, authorities said Thursday.A Boston man is being held on $50,000 cash bail after an early morning scuffle with a police officer caused the officer’s gun to fire, authorities said Thursday.
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A California man was arrested in the Southwest Corridor area of Boston Wednesday night for allegedly assaulting and robbing an elderly woman, police said.
An East Sandwich man who worked as a substitute teacher, camp counselor, and overnight babysitter was sentenced Thursday for possessing and distributing child pornography, according to US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz’s office.
Dr. Joseph P. Zolot, 64, and nurse practitioner Lisa M. Pliner, 54, face eight charges related to the distribution of methadone, oxycodone and fentanyl that prosecutors say led to the deaths of six patients in the mid-2000s.
Police in Laconia, N.H., said an 11-year-old boy has been found hours after he was reported missing, at a friend’s house.
The Rhode Island Foundation is awarding three fellowships to composers this year with the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund.
A former school superintendent is suing the Vermont State Police officer who investigated allegations that she failed to report inappropriate touching of a student by a teacher in Danville.
The Ferdinand Building, a prominent building in Dudley Square, will be renamed after Bruce Bolling, a significant Boston politician who was pivotal in the city’s economic development, officials said.The Ferdinand Building, a prominent building in Dudley Square, will be renamed after Bruce Bolling, a significant Boston politician who was pivotal in the city’s economic development, officials said.
Attorneys for notorious Boston gangster James J. “Whitey” Bulger say they will file their appeal of his convictions in the First US Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston on Aug. 14.Attorneys for notorious Boston gangster James J. “Whitey” Bulger say they will file their appeal of his convictions in the First US Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston on Aug. 14.
A man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in South Boston, police said.A man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in South Boston, police said.
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New London’s police chief is asking a judge to issue an injunction against the mayor, alleging that he has usurped her authority.
One of the main attractions at this year’s Wilton Blueberry Festival is not a fruit — it is a set of giant inflatable human organs for people to walk through.
Police in Burlington, Vt., said an infant who was hospitalized last week in a coma has died.
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The proposal does not offer enough protections for detainees, the activists said.
No one was hit by the bullet, a police spokesman said.
Perhaps more durable than anything on his résumé is the imprimatur that Deval Patrick has left on the state’s judicial system.
State legislators continue their work on other measures before the end of formal legislative sessions.
The Dudley Square site will become the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, in honor of the City Council’s first black president.
Lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger said they will file their appeal on Aug. 14.
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The men allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to engage in prostitution in multiple Massachusetts communities.
A scathing report by the state inspector general said Evan Dobelle “violated the public trust” with spending on dubious items.
The state’s two US senators will join local officials to announce a relief fund for people affected by Monday’s tornado.
The Rev. Moses J. Taylor Sr. expressed compassion for the family of the accused shooter.
The two men allegedly sold the club drug outside an electronic music concert earlier this week.
A man sought in multiple bank robberies Thursday was arrested in Wilmington, police said.
The juror called Mayor Walsh’s comments defending political patronage on Beacon Hill “reckless.”
A 21-year-old bicyclist visiting from Kazakhstan died after being struck by a car on Route 132 Wednesday.
As the state legislature wraps up its session today, several major proposals remain on the agenda.
The woman allegedly stole a firefighter’s wallet from his station while he was out battling a blaze in the town.
The man was rushed to Boston Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening wounds.
A rainy pattern will carry through the weekend and the beginning of next week, the National Weather Service said.
Massachusetts lawmakers appear increasingly unlikely to act on other immigration measures before they depart Beacon Hill this week.
Apple-picking has started to become a fruitless pursuit for thieves on the T — leading to fewer thefts on the region’s transit system.
The gun bill, domestic violence legislation, and a sales tax holiday are headed for votes on the final day of the session.
Sniping between the gubernatorial candidates – and the PAC that backs Grossman – has intensified.
A Harvard University health worker was killed last week as she was just starting a visit to her native Haiti, friends and colleagues said.
The mayor showed a gobsmacking display of cluelessness in commenting on the trial.
The authenticity of the adaptation, which wraps filming in Boston Friday, is evident in moments big and small for Dick Lehr.
At a meeting, residents said they’re worried about recovery costs, security, debris disposal, and insurance claims.
For Wesley Thomas, Boston’s self-proclaimed “Opera Guy,’’ singing for tourists doubles as therapy.
The possibility that a multibillion-dollar natural gas pipeline could soon cut through her property, over nearby aquifers and other water sources, has sparked such fear in Lindsey Sundberg that the 29-year-old from Ashburnham joined more than a hundred others who came to Boston Common Wednesday from communities across the state to protest the project.
The controversial Boston landlord Anwar N. Faisal must appear at a City Council committee hearing next month or face possible arrest.
Mr. Koch, of Hadley, was a four-time Atlantic-10 Conference Coach of the Year.
The Rev. Moses Taylor of Dorchester welcomed the arrest but bemoaned “this problem of senseless violence.”
Getting pulled over for speeding may have been the luckiest thing that happened to an elderly man in Maine.
Two marine conservation groups are offering a daylong ocean trip on Cape Cod to search for great white sharks, humpback whales, gray seals, and seabirds in their wild habitat, billing the trip as the first of its kind and calling it a safari.
Two people were arrested by State Police in Haverhill Tuesday in connection with a stabbing, authorities said.Two people were arrested by State Police in Haverhill Tuesday in connection with a stabbing, authorities said.
The district attorney is reviewing the results of a state fire marshal investigation into an arson fire last March at Birdsacre, a nonprofit bird sanctuary in Ellsworth.
A group representing women pilots is planning to mark the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s visit to Maine.
A concrete truck and a Ryder rental truck collided on Route 109 in Walpole on Wednesday, blocking the roadway and causing cement to spill, Dover police said.A concrete truck and a Ryder rental truck collided on Route 109 in Walpole on Wednesday, blocking the roadway and causing cement to spill, Dover police said.
A Millbury man who died early Tuesday after his wheelchair flipped over inside a van has been identified, according to police.
Governor Paul LePage’s administration said Maine ended the fiscal year on June 30 with better-than-expected revenues of $39 million.
Since his 23-year-old son Daniel P. Taylor was shot and killed in Dorchester last February, the Rev. Moses J. Taylor had become used to phone conversations with the detectives assigned to the case.
Investigators said they expect to remain on the property of Nathaniel Kibby through the end of the week.
President Obama will be on the island for about two weeks in mid-August, and Clinton will be there for a book signing Aug. 13.
The Coast Guard has begun an probe into the incident, which left passengers stranded on the vessel overnight.
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