• head September 15, 2019 3:45 am

    ‘I Almost Died': David Ortiz Opens Up in First Interview Since Being Shot

    Three months after he was shot in his native Dominican Republic, Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz says his life is forever changed. In his first interview with an English language publication, Ortiz tells the Boston Globe that he almost died. “People need to understand, this isn’t a movie where you get shot in the street and you’re back two...

  • JUDGE August 19, 2019 11:03 pm

    Listen: Caller Threatened ‘Bomb in the Airport' Before EMT Stabbing

    While federal authorities have declined to discuss their investigation, documents obtained by the NBC10 Boston Investigators show at least six airports received similar threats in a span of less than two hours. The first was received by O’Hare International Airport in Chicago at 4:55 a.m. In an audio recording obtained by NBC10, a female caller can be heard warning: “There...

  • JUDGE July 25, 2019 12:21 pm

    Puerto Rico's Incoming Governor Faces Crisis, Wary Populace

    The woman set to become Puerto Rico’s next governor has been criticized for her reluctance to confront problems in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration during her nearly two years as the territory’s top law enforcement official. That criticism is likely to complicate Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez’s ability to complete Rosselló’s term in the face of widespread public anger toward the departing...

  • Donald Trump June 30, 2019 5:40 pm

    43-year-old El Salvador Migrant Dies in US Border Custody

    A 43-year-old El Salvadoran man who crossed into the U.S. with his daughter collapsed at a border station and later died at a hospital, officials said Saturday. The man had been held about a week at the Rio Grande Valley central processing center in McAllen, Texas, according to a law enforcement official. The official said the man, who had health...

  • Donald Trump June 30, 2019 5:40 pm

    43-year-old El Salvador Migrant Dies in US Border Custody

    A 43-year-old El Salvadoran man who crossed into the U.S. with his daughter collapsed at a border station and later died at a hospital, officials said Saturday. The man had been held about a week at the Rio Grande Valley central processing center in McAllen, Texas, according to a law enforcement official. The official said the man, who had health...

  • Massachusetts June 13, 2019 11:11 am

    Ortiz Shooting: 6 Suspects Arrested, Including Alleged Gunman

    An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country’s most beloved sports hero. Four other suspects were also being pursued in the shooting, which witnesses said was carried out...

  • The Associated Press April 8, 2019 3:28 pm

    WWE Star Attacked During Ceremony

    Bret Hart was unhurt after the unexpected tackle.

  • The Associated Press April 8, 2019 1:55 pm

    ‘Over-Exuberant' Fan Crashes WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony for Bret Hart, Hauled Off by Police

    Bret “The Hitman” Hart is OK after the famous wrestler was tackled by a spectator while he was giving a speech during the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony at Barclays Center.

  • United States April 1, 2019 6:12 pm

    Kamala Harris Eyes Reform as Candidate, Was Cautious as Prosecutor

    Within months of Kamala Harris’ swearing-in in Washington as California’s first African American U.S. senator, she sponsored a bill urging states to eliminate cash bail, denouncing the system as a scourge on the poor and communities of color. That position would become a key part of her criminal justice reform platform. But her choice surprised some bail reform advocates back...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation March 28, 2019 11:04 pm

    Ex-Yale Coach Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

    The former women’s soccer coach at Yale University has pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for pretending that applicants were recruits for his team. Rudy Meredith pleaded guilty in Boston federal court on Thursday to wire fraud and conspiracy charges. He is the third person to plead guilty in the wide-ranging school admissions scandal in which authorities say parents...

  • Massachusetts March 13, 2019 10:03 pm

    Mastermind of College Admissions Scam May Get Off Easier Than Parents Who Paid Him

    When William Rick Singer appeared in U.S. District Court in Boston Tuesday, he already knew his fate. The 58-year-old man from Newport Beach, California, had organized an elaborate operation that took in more than $25 million, according to federal investigators, to get the children of wealthy clients into elite universities fraudulently. But Singer apparently flipped on his own clients, according...

  • Massachusetts March 13, 2019 10:03 pm

    Mastermind of College Admissions Scam May Get Off Easier Than Parents Who Paid Him

    When William Rick Singer appeared in U.S. District Court in Boston Tuesday, he already knew his fate. The 58-year-old man from Newport Beach, California, had organized an elaborate operation that took in more than $25 million, according to federal investigators, to get the children of wealthy clients into elite universities fraudulently. But Singer apparently flipped on his own clients, according...

  • Massachusetts March 13, 2019 9:14 am

    A Closer Look at William Rick Singer, Accused Ringleader of Admissions Scandal

    According to federal investigators, the man behind the multimillion-dollar scheme allowing some of America’s wealthiest families to pay their way into college said it was a way for students to get into college through the “side door.” Over the course of at least eight years, investigators said William Rick Singer created a growing network of willing participants by telling parents...

  • United States March 13, 2019 3:55 am

    Actresses Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among 50 Indicted in Nationwide College Admissions Scandal

    Fifty people, including Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, have been indicted by the FBI and the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston in an alleged far-reaching bribery scheme that involved college athletic coaches and college entrance exam administrators — nabbed in a bust that was dubbed by feds as “Operation Varsity Blues.” Court documents, which were unsealed Tuesday morning,...

  • Donald Trump January 9, 2019 12:48 pm

    Democrats Worry Over Attorney General Nominee Barr's View of Presidential Power

    William Barr once advised that a president didn’t need Congress’ permission to attack Iraq, that his administration could arrest a foreign dictator and that the FBI could capture suspects abroad without that country’s consent. It’s an expansive view of presidential power and an unsettling one for Democrats as the Senate holds a confirmation hearing next week for Barr, a onetime...

  • United States December 19, 2018 6:09 pm

    Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Asylum Rules for Domestic and Gang Violence Victims

    Justice Department policies that made it harder for immigrants to claim asylum if they were victims of domestic or gang violence were dismissed Wednesday by a federal judge who found they violated existing immigration laws, NBC News reported. The policies were announced in June by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who said that fear of domestic abuse or gang violence was...

  • United States December 19, 2018 11:54 am

    2 Migrant Teens Slain in Tijuana Robbery Attempt

    Two teenagers who were staying at a migrant center in central Tijuana, Mexico, were killed in an attempted robbery, NBC News reported. The two boys, estimated to be ages 16 and 17, were stabbed and strangled Saturday, according to Baja California Deputy Attorney General Jorge Alberto Álvarez Mendoza. Their bodies were found shortly after 7 p.m., he said. A third...

  • Donald Trump November 19, 2018 10:01 pm

    Democratic Senators Sue Over Whitaker's Appointment as Attorney General

    Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him. The suit, filed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, argues that Whitaker’s appointment violates the Constitution because he has not been confirmed by the...

  • OFFICER October 30, 2018 10:50 pm

    Pittsburgh Begins Burying Its Dead as Trump Faces Protesters

    Pittsburgh’s Jewish community began burying its dead Tuesday after the synagogue massacre, holding funerals for a beloved family doctor, a pillar of the congregation, and two 50-something brothers known as the Rosenthal “boys.” President Donald Trump, meanwhile, arrived in Pittsburgh to pay his respects and encountered hundreds of shouting, chanting protesters with signs such as “It’s your fault” and “Words...

  • OFFICER October 30, 2018 3:30 am

    Synagogue Shooting Suspect Appears in Court; Survivors Recall Ordeal

    The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. Robert Gregory Bowers, who was wounded in a gun battle with police during the shooting rampage, was released from a...

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