Kathy McCabe

McCabe is a staff reporter at Globe North. She joined the staff in 2002, after working as a Globe correspondent. She writes on a variety of subjects, including local government, community development, religion, and small businesses.

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Tribal casino bill faces challenges, despite senate support

By Susan Haigh , Associated Press

HARTFORD — While the Connecticut state Senate passed legislation early Wednesday allowing a new satellite casino to be built by two Native American tribes in East Windsor, it’s doubtful the bill will clear the House of Representatives.

Former legislator chosen as new Salem State president

By Mina Corpuz , Globe Correspondent

John D. Keenan, now the university’s general counsel and vice president of administration, will succeed retiring President Patricia Maguire Meservey.

Canoers spot body in Taunton River

By Adam Sennott , Globe Correspondent

The body appeared to have been in the water for “an extended time,” police said.

Man charged with trying to stab police officer at station


A man who tried to stab a police officer with a steak knife in a police station lobby has been arrested, authorities said Tuesday.