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Suspended Newton judge declined plea deal that would have meant no criminal charges

Judge Shelley Joseph would have had to admit she broke federal law in helping an undocumented immigrant elude arrest. an hour ago

Students learn to speak Latin, ‘the un-dead language’
Immersive Latin offers to make a historically elite subject more equitable.

Plans to improve Cape Cod bridges could take as much as 15 minutes off summer Saturday delays
State officials hope upgrades like tripling the current width of the Bourne and Sagamore bridges could shorten summer Saturday delays and make the daily commute much faster the rest of the year.

Speaker Pelosi questions Trump’s fitness for office, suggests an intervention

The rift between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats appeared to be widening Thursday after a dramatic blow-up at the White House at a meeting on infrastructure. 2 hours ago
Ground Game: On impeachment, Trump holds all the cards

Burglars broke in, took nothing, and cleaned every room from top to bottom
In what might be the best home invasion ever, they also left an exceptionally well-crafted toilet paper origami rose.

NOAA’s hurricane forecast calls for 2 to 4 major hurricanes to form in the Atlantic
It’s that time of year again: Hurricane season. 55 minutes ago

From Boston Calling’s undercard, 15 artists who could make headlines

This year’s roster below the top line is packed with excellent acts from all over the musical spectrum.

November premiere of ‘Magic Mike The Musical’ at the Colonial is canceled
Its producers did not elaborate on whether they plan to go forward with the show in the future. 33 minutes ago

Four reasons why Tuukka Rask has been so brilliant these playoffs
To get a more complete picture of what makes Tuukka tick, we leaned on four analysts with deep knowledge of Rask’s game. 3 hours ago

Duckling falls into sewer near BPD headquarters
Boston police closed Tremont Street inbound from Prentiss Street to Ruggles Street to come to the aid of a mother duck whose duckling had fallen into a sewer. an hour ago

Mayor pitches affordable housing for West Newton armory
The proposal calls for the city to buy the West Newton Armory and lease it to a developer, which would convert and manage the property. 2 hours ago

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Former Patriot Chris Long says he used marijuana on a ‘regular basis’ during his NFL career

The former defensive end said this week he used marijuana regularly throughout his NFL career and that he hopes the league will move toward allowing players to use the drug, particularly for pain management. 2 hours ago

Water main break shuts down several blocks of downtown Boston
Firefighters were called to the area of 112 State St. after a 12-inch water main break, caused by too much pressure, forced water to bubble to the surface. 2 hours ago

These are the best and worst times to travel this Memorial Day weekend

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, which means you can cue the sunshine, backyard barbecues, and, of course, holiday traffic.

Ayanna Pressley asked Steven Mnuchin when Harriet Tubman would be put on the $20. He didn’t know

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was focused on improving the currency to prevent counterfeiting.

Somerville bank robbery suspect arrested in Providence; DNA evidence helps crack case

An official confirmed the arrest of Daniel Rosado, who was caught in Providence early Thursday morning by the FBI.

Dighton selectmen vote to euthanize dogs that mauled boy to death

Ryan Hazel, 14, died May 9 while he was taking care of several dogs while their owner, Scott Dunmore, was not home.

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison

The California man became known as the “American Taliban” after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001. 3 hours ago

What we know about the death of 13-year-old Chloe Ricard
Much about the circumstances of the Amesbury teen’s death remains unclear, but police are investigating.

Mario Batali facing criminal charges in alleged Boston assault
Celebrity chef Mario Batali has been charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly forcibly kissing and groping a woman in a Back Bay restaurant in April 2017.

Two Needham middle school students subjected to racism

Two middle school students in Needham were subjected to a racist taunt earlier this week, according to two school officials.

Warren discloses past corporate legal work

Warren, who rails against big banks and tech companies as a populist candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination, also spent 20 years occasionally advising, representing, and serving as an expert witness for corporations.

Oak Bluffs plaque honoring Confederate soldiers to be moved to Martha’s Vineyard Museum

The Oak Bluffs Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday to move a plaque that honored Confederate soldiers into the Martha’s Vineyard Museum.


‘Mommy, I was scared we were going to be found.’ School lockdown drills giving kids stress dreams

The drills are intended to save lives, but along the way, the trauma is invading kids’ play and dreams.




Michael Chavis hits home run in 13th inning to give Red Sox win over Blue Jays

Mookie Betts had put the Sox ahead with his own solo shot in the 12th, before Rowdy Tellez answered for the Jays in the bottom of the inning.