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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
Marijuana and Hemp: Police Can't Tell the Difference

Marijuana and Hemp: Police Can't Tell the Difference

The market for CBD products is booming, and to make all those oils and creams you see in the store, manufacturers need hemp. Hemp is a key ingredient in cannabidiol products, which are sold to treat everything from anxiety... Read More

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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
Subpoena Shows Feds Probing Hingham Double-Dipping Allegations

Subpoena Shows Feds Probing Hingham Double-Dipping Allegations

Federal prosecutors sent a grand jury subpoena related to two high-level town employees in Hingham under investigation for double-dipping allegations, the NBC10 Boston Investigators have learned. A copy of the subpoena, obtained... Read More

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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Vehicle Towing Laws in Massachusetts Lag Behind Other States

Vehicle Towing Laws in Massachusetts Lag Behind Other States

What rights do you have when a tow truck driver hauls away your car? It depends where you live. The NBC10 Boston Investigators found Massachusetts lacks some key features in its towing laws that protect consumers in other... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019
On the Hook: Cops Accuse Tow Truck Operator of Stealing Cars

On the Hook: Cops Accuse Tow Truck Operator of Stealing Cars

Joe Lewis ducked our cameras outside the Quincy Police Department. He’s the owner-operator of All Over Towing in Weymouth and he’s accused of towing cars, police say, he had no right to take. Quincy detectives launched a criminal... Read More

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Thursday, Jul 11, 2019
EMT Attack Suspect Was Interviewed Over Airport Bomb Threats

EMT Attack Suspect Was Interviewed Over Airport Bomb Threats

The woman accused of stabbing an EMT in Boston on Wednesday is also under investigation for bomb threats called in to at least two airports the day before the attack, the NBC10 Boston Investigators have learned. Boston police had... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Jul 8, 2019
Inspector General Wants Hingham to Turn in Documents in Double-Dipping Case

Inspector General Wants Hingham to Turn in Documents in Double-Dipping Case

The Massachusetts watchdog agency charged with investigating waste and abuse of taxpayer money is taking a close look at double-dipping allegations in Hingham, according to a document the NBC10 Boston Investigators obtained. The... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
'Just Fix It!' Communities Vent About Double Power Poles

'Just Fix It!' Communities Vent About Double Power Poles

There are more than 16,000 of these dangerous-looking eyesores dotting the landscape across Massachusetts, some likely in your neighborhood. Double power poles are the result of new construction, storm damage and car accidents... Read More

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Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
DA Investigating Deaths of 5 Massachusetts Infants

DA Investigating Deaths of 5 Massachusetts Infants

The Essex District Attorney's Office is investigating the recent deaths of five Massachusetts infants, three of whom were involved with the state's child welfare agency. The three deaths involving the Department of Children... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
Driver in Fatal NH Crash Had Violations, Arrests in 5 States

Driver in Fatal NH Crash Had Violations, Arrests in 5 States

Before he was charged in the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire, Volodymyr Zhukovskyy racked up arrests and motor vehicle violations across the country. The 23-year-old resident of West Springfield, Massachusetts... Read More

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Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
WATCH: Body Camera Footage of NH Crash Suspect's Texas Drug Arrest

WATCH: Body Camera Footage of NH Crash Suspect's Texas Drug Arrest

The NBC10 Boston Investigators have obtained footage from the February arrest of Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, since charged in a crash that left seven motorcyclists dead in New Hampshire, inside a Denny's restaurant in Baytown, Texas.

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