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  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Jul 31

    READ THE RULING: Federal Appeals Court Overturns Tsarnaev Death Sentence

    In a stunning ruling, the three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The federal appeals court also ordered a new penalty-phase trial on whether the 27-year-old Tsarnaev should be executed for the attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260…

  • reopening schools Jul 30

    Mass. Teachers Union Pushes for Remote Start to School Year

    The state’s largest teachers union is pushing for students to start the school year learning from home, citing safety concerns particularly regarding communities of color amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The districts and the state must demonstrate that health and safety conditions and negotiated public health benchmarks are met before buildings reopen,” the Massachusetts Teachers Association said in a statement....

  • ingolf tuerk Jul 29

    Case of Prominent Mass. Doctor Accused of Killing Wife Moves Closer to Trial

    Prominent Massachusetts doctor Ingolf Tuerk was indicted by a grand jury in the death of his wife Wednesday, prosecutors said, moving the case closer to trial. Tuerk, 58, was arrested in May on a murder charge after authorities found Kathleen McLean’s body in a pond near the couple’s Dover home, authorities have said. Police said she had last been...

  • clear the shelters Aug 1

    NBC10 Boston Presents Clear the Shelters ‘Adopt & Donate' Campaign This August

    NBC10 Boston, Telemundo Boston and NECN are presenting their popular Clear The Shelters pet adoption campaign this August.  To help individuals and communities continue to practice safe social distancing measures, this year’s initiative runs from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31, features virtual pet adoptions and makes it easy for people to donate online to participating shelters/rescues. This is the sixth consecutive year that NBC10 Boston, Telemundo...

  • coronavirus Jul 29

    8 Falmouth Lifeguards Test Positive for Coronavirus: Report

    Eight town lifeguards in Falmouth, Massachusetts have tested positive for the coronavirus after allegedly attending a party with other staff members, the Cape Cod Times reports. According to the paper, Maggie Clayton, acting beach superintendent, said during a select board meeting there had been eight “verbal positive” coronavirus cases among 117 staff members. Clayton said she heard of the first…

  • child overdoses Jul 29

    2 Arrested After Baby Overdoses on Fentanyl in Fall River

    After an 11-month-old child overdosed on Fentanyl in Fall River, Massachusetts, police said, two people have been arrested and are facing charges in the case. Warrants were issued charging Lynne Servant, 35, and Kevin Baker, 39, with permit injury to a child, police said Tuesday. The charge comes after an 11-month-old child overdosed on the powerful opiate drug fentanyl, according…

  • coronavirus pandemic Jul 28

    Cruise Co. Ordered to Stop Operating After Viral Photo of Crowded Ship in Boston Harbor

    A cruise company has been ordered to stop operating after a photo showed crowds of people on a ship on Boston Harbor Saturday night went viral. The Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards issued a cease and desist to the Bay State Cruise Company Monday. The company has been under scrutiny after the photo was shared on social media. Effective immediately,…

  • red sox Jul 25

    ‘Let It Begin': Red Sox Open Season Friday Night

    There was a lot to cheer about for Boston Red Sox fans Friday night, but they weren’t cheering from inside Fenway Park. While Major League Baseball in 2020 looks and feels different, there was still plenty of excitement as the Red Sox rolled past the Baltimore Orioles 13-2 on Friday night in Boston’s first taste of regular-season baseball during...

  • BOSTON Jul 24

    Man Accused of Raping Woman in Fake Rideshare Charged With 7 Similar Rapes

    A Rhode Island man previously charged with kidnapping and raping a woman after she left a Boston bar and got into his car while he posed as a rideshare driver is now facing similar charges in seven additional rape cases over three years. Alvin Campbell Jr., 39, is accused of rape, kidnapping and recording a nude person without their consent…

  • Gloucester Jul 23

    Parking at Gloucester Beaches to Reopen to Non-Residents, Though With Limits

    The city of Gloucester plans to reopen public parking lots at reduced capacity to non-residents starting this weekend. Last weekend, the city closed its parking lots at Stage Fort Park, Good Harbor Beach, and Wingaersheek Beach to non-residents after complaints of excessive traffic, illegal parking and littering. City leaders had hoped to promote social distancing as well, given concerns over…

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