• Asher Klein November 19, 2019 5:24 pm

    Loughlin, Giannulli Fighting New Charges in College Admissions Case

    “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting expanded charges against them in the college admissions bribery scandal. Lawyers for Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli entered not guilty pleas on their behalf Tuesday to charges of conspiracy to commit federal program bribery.

  • attorney November 12, 2019 5:21 pm

    Federal Court Rules Against Warrantless Searches of Phones, Laptops at Ports of Entry

    A federal court in Boston has ruled that warrantless U.S. government searches of the phones and laptops of international travelers at airports and other U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment. Tuesday’s ruling in U.S. District Court came in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of 11...

  • Donald Trump November 11, 2019 6:32 pm

    Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick Considering Presidential Run, Sources Say

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is exploring a late run for president, according to people with knowledge of Patrick’s deliberations, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Patrick would need to decide soon, as the deadline for candidates to get their names on the ballot is rapidly approaching in some states,...

  • Florida November 7, 2019 10:17 pm

    Man, Woman in Custody in Death of NH Couple

    A man and woman were in custody in connection with the death of a New Hampshire couple found in a shallow grave last month in Texas, authortities confirmed Thursday. Richard Kirkpatrick, sheriff of Kleberg County, Texas, told reporters Adam Curtis Williams was in police custody in Texas and being held on $1 million bond.

  • Donald Trump November 6, 2019 5:38 pm

    Rep. Ayanna Pressley Backs Warren for President, Citing Her Fighting for the People

    Rep. Ayanna Pressley backed fellow Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren in her bid to be president Wednesday, citing the way the senator has been fighting for the people. Pressley’s endorsement adds a prominent progressive voice to Warren’s list of supporters.

  • Facebook November 5, 2019 12:12 am

    Small Plane Crashes in New Bedford Cemetery, Killing Pilot

    A small plane crashed in a cemetery in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Monday, leaving its pilot dead and debris scattered across several graves. It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the crash, now under federal investigation, at Rural Cemetery in the city.

  • attorney October 25, 2019 11:42 pm

    Fake Cops With Real Guns Tie Up Residents in Lowell Home Invasion, Police Say; 1 at Large

    Two people dressed as police officers, including guns in holsters, forced their way into a home in Lowell, Massachusetts, Friday and tied up the homeowners, authorities said. One person is in custody on armed home invasion charges but another is still at large, Lowell police said.

  • Donald Trump October 4, 2019 3:06 pm

    Warren Raises $24.6 Million, Mostly From Small Donors

    Elizabeth Warren raised $24.6 million over the past three months, relying largely on a massive small donor operation to solidify her status as a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Massachusetts senator’s haul, announced on Friday, is just less than the $25.3 million her chief liberal rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, posted during the third quarter.

  • Asher Klein October 18, 2019 12:21 pm

    DJ Pauly D Concert Ticket Found by Angry Citizen Solves Couch-Dumping Mystery at Mass. State Park

    Police were able to track down a man believed to have dumped a couch and mattress in a state park in Spencer, Massachusetts, all thanks to a ticket for a “Jersey Shore” star Pauly D concert discovered inside the couch. The ticket was discovered by a Spencer resident so angered and upset by the furniture dumped off the side of...

  • Asher Klein October 1, 2019 6:26 pm

    Lawsuit Alleging Harvard Discriminated Against Asian Americans Is Dismissed

    Harvard University does not discriminate against Asian Americans in its admissions process, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a lawsuit that reignited a national debate over affirmative action. U.S. District Judge Allison D. Burroughs said in her decision v that Harvard’s admissions process is “not perfect” but passes constitutional muster.

  • Asher Klein September 19, 2019 7:27 pm

    Trump Admin. Reverses Decision Ending Immigrant Medical Relief

    The Trump administration reversed its decision Thursday to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to defer deportation for medical treatment and other hardships, following weeks of public outcry and a congressional inquiry into the decision. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed Thursday it will resume considering “deferred action” requests on a discretionary, case-by-case basis, as it had done for...

  • California September 17, 2019 9:05 pm

    Andrew Yang Doesn't Support Impeaching Justice Kavanaugh After New Sexual Misconduct Allegation

    Presidential candidate Andrew Yang opposes impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct from the justice’s time in college, Yang told necn’s “Primary Source” Tuesday. Some Democrats believe that the new allegation, detailed in The New York Times this weekend, indicates that Kavanaugh lied under oath during a Supreme Court confirmation hearing, which...

  • attorney September 11, 2019 8:14 pm

    Antonio Brown Joins Practice; Patriots Taking Allegations ‘Very Seriously'

    Antonio Brown suited up for his first practice with the New England Patriots, Wednesday, even as head coach Bill Belichick said the team was taking sexual assault allegations against the newly signed wide receiver “very seriously.” Brown was seen participating in drills at Gillete Stadium in Foxoboro, Massachusetts wearing a No. 1 jersey, a day after he was accused in...

  • Florida September 10, 2019 11:57 pm

    Antonio Brown Accused of Rape in Lawsuit Filed by Former Trainer

    NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown, just signed by the New England Patriots, is accused of raping his former trainer in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Florida. In the lawsuit, Britney Taylor alleges Brown forced her onto a bed and raped her while she shouted for him to stop, leaving her traumatized.

  • Officer August 27, 2019 4:43 pm

    Incoming Harvard Student Denied Entry to US by Boston CBP Officer

    An incoming Harvard University freshman was denied entry to the United States, the school confirmed Tuesday, the day when first years were set to move into their dormitories. Ismail Ajjawi is an incoming first year, part of the class of 2023. He told The Harvard Crimson, which was first to report the story, that a customs official refused his entry...

  • New York August 21, 2019 5:57 pm

    2 Top MIT Researchers Quitting in Protest Over Jeffrey Epstein Donation

    Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT’s Media Lab over revelations that the famed technology research hub and its director took money from Jeffrey Epstein after he’d served time for sex offenses involving girls and young women. Ethan Zuckerman, director of the lab’s Center for Civic Media, said director Joi Ito had failed to disclose the deceased financier’s funding of the...

  • Donald Trump August 17, 2019 6:19 am

    Trump Calls Supporter Whose Weight He Mocked at New Hampshire Rally

    When protesters disrupted President Donald Trump’s rally in New Hampshire Thursday night, he took notice and sent some derision of his own, mocking one man in the group for a “serious weight problem.” But the target of Trump’s insults was actually a supporter of the president’s, not a protester, and Trump called him and thanked him for his support later...

  • driver August 14, 2019 11:28 pm

    ‘Whoever Did This Definitely Knew': Jogger Killed in Hit-and-Run in Sutton

    A driver struck and killed a man who was jogging in Sutton, Massachusetts, Wednesday morning, according to witnesses and police. Authorities are searching for a white SUV with damage on the passenger side. The hit-and-run took place on Singletary Avenue, leaving a 51-year-old man from neighboring Millbury, Daniel De Lima, dead in a yard, according to the Sutton Police Department.

  • Asher Klein August 8, 2019 7:01 pm

    Old Town Road Street Signs Keep Disappearing in Wellesley Since Lil Nas X's Song Was Released

    Someone has taken their tools to the Old Town Road in Wellesley, Massachusetts, this spring and ridden off with a street sign — three times, officials said. The road shares its name with the hit single by Lil Nas X. “Old Town Road” by the Georgia rapper has been at the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for 18 weeks,...

  • Texas August 6, 2019 11:41 pm

    The Secret to Shark Sightings Might Just Be Blowing in the Wind

    A forecast of “partly cloudy with a chance of sharks” might actually one day be useful for beachgoers, if a meteorologist’s theory connecting shark sightings with wind speed holds true. So far, the data supports a connection between the two, according to Massachusetts meteorologist Joe Merchant, who now lives in Texas and has an endless fascination with sharks.

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