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Watch the Suffolk DA respond to the guilty verdict in the Bella Bond case | Boston.com Watch the Suffolk DA respond to the guilty verdict in the Bella Bond case
“We don’t take any joy here,” District Attorney Dan Conley said following the second-degree murder conviction of Michael McCarthy.
Boston.com | June 26, 2017
Michael McCarthy's attorney reacts to guilty verdict: ‘Today there is no justice for Bella Bond’ | Boston.com Michael McCarthy's attorney reacts to guilty verdict: ‘Today there is no justice for Bella Bond’
Jonathan Shapiro said the second-degree murder conviction of his client, Michael McCarthy, for the killing of Bella Bond sends an “innocent man” to prison.
Boston.com | June 26, 2017
Jury finds Michael McCarthy guilty in case of Bella Bond murder | Boston Herald Jury finds Michael McCarthy guilty in case of Bella Bond murder
A jury has found Michael P. McCarthy, 37, guilty of second degree murder in the killing of Bella “Baby Doe” Bond, the 2-year-old whose death transfixed the country when her small body washed up on a Boston Harbor island two years ago.McCarthy had been charged with killing the child in a case that hinged on Bella’s mother, Rachelle Bond, who struck a plea deal that allows her t...
Boston Herald | June 26, 2017
Watch live: The verdict in the Bella Bond trial is in | Boston.com Watch live: The verdict in the Bella Bond trial is in
The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Michael McCarthy, who is accused of killing Bella Bond, the 2-year-old girl who was known as “Baby Doe” for months after her body was found on the shore of Boston’s Deer Island in June 2015. According to The Boston Globe, jurors could announce one of […]
Boston.com | June 26, 2017
Jury reaches verdict in McCarthy case | Boston.com Jury reaches verdict in McCarthy case
A Suffolk County jury has reached a verdict in the case of Michael McCarthy, accused of killing 2-year-old Bella Bond.
Boston.com | June 26, 2017
Starting this week, parking is getting more expensive in Portland | Boston.com Starting this week, parking is getting more expensive in Portland
Maine's largest city is set to increase parking fees just before the 4th of July next week
Boston.com | June 26, 2017
MBTA wants to take an ax to retirement benefits | Boston.com MBTA wants to take an ax to retirement benefits
With contract negotiations looming, the T has repeatedly said the pension fund is on unstable footing.
Boston.com | June 26, 2017
Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak | Boston Herald Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak
BOSTON — The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more.Barry Cadden was acquitted of second-degree murder charges under federal racketeering law, but convicted on conspiracy and fraud charges. Sentencing is scheduled for Monday in federal court in Boston.Cadden ...
Boston Herald | June 26, 2017
Jamaica Plain family grapples with shooting of 8-year-old: ‘She’s lucky she’s alive’ | Boston Herald Jamaica Plain family grapples with shooting of 8-year-old: ‘She’s lucky she’s alive’
The traumatized mother of an 8-year-old girl struck by one bullet and grazed by another hunched over and spread her arms to show how she tried to protect her children as they fled the gunfire in a Jamaica Plain housing project early yesterday morning.Taking shelter in a friend’s apartment, the mother, tears steaming down her face, recalled, “My daughter said, ‘Mommy, they shot...
Boston Herald | June 26, 2017
Roxbury teen hit as tot: ‘Get guns off the street’ | Boston Herald Roxbury teen hit as tot: ‘Get guns off the street’
A Roxbury teen paralyzed since age 3 when a stray bullet hit her back said Hub streets are not a “safe space anymore,” after an 8-year-old girl was lucky to survive a shooting yesterday in Jamaica Plain.“Children should have the liberty to just be children,” Kai Leigh Harriott, now 17, told the Herald in a statement. “They deserve to live and laugh. The streets of ...
Boston Herald | June 26, 2017
JP family grapples with shooting of 8-year-old | Boston Herald JP family grapples with shooting of 8-year-old
Subtitle: ‘She’s lucky she’s alive’The traumatized mother of an 8-year-old girl struck by one bullet and grazed by another hunched over and spread her arms to show how she tried to protect her children as they fled the gunfire in a Jamaica Plain housing project early yesterday morning.Taking shelter in a friend’s apartment, the mother, tears steaming down her face, recalled, “M...
Boston Herald | June 26, 2017
Cape warned of shark boom | Boston Herald Cape warned of shark boom
Subtitle: Rescuers now train for attacksA great white shark population boom is underway off Cape Cod, with as many as 150 expected in local waters this summer — and first responders are training to keep an eye out for the massive predators and deal with their traumatic bites.“They have multiplied in numbers exponentially since I became chief,” said Orleans fire Chief Anth...
Boston Herald | June 26, 2017
Cops search for victim in bike theft and assault | Boston Herald Cops search for victim in bike theft and assault
State police are asking the public to help them find a male assault victim whose bike was stolen while riding along the Esplanade.The incident occurred Tuesday about 8:30 p.m. and was called in to police by witnesses as an assault and robbery, police said in a statement.The unarmed assault occurred on the bike path west of the Charles River Bistro, cops said.However, the victim left the scene b...
Boston Herald | June 26, 2017
Gallery: St. Peter's Fiesta | Boston Herald Gallery: St. Peter's Fiesta
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Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Gallery: North Star Pro Rodeo | Boston Herald Gallery: North Star Pro Rodeo
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Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Gallery: Angels 4, Red Sox 2 | Boston Herald Gallery: Angels 4, Red Sox 2
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Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
8 protesters arrested at Massachusetts gas pipeline project | Boston.com 8 protesters arrested at Massachusetts gas pipeline project
Massachusetts State Police say eight demonstrators were arrested for trespassing into restricted areas at a natural gas pipeline project
Boston.com | June 25, 2017
Maine Gov. Paul LePage signs food sovereignty bill into law | Boston.com Maine Gov. Paul LePage signs food sovereignty bill into law
A new law will let towns regulate local food production without requiring state and federal rules
Boston.com | June 25, 2017
8-year-old girl grazed by gunfire | Boston Herald 8-year-old girl grazed by gunfire
An 8-year-old girl caught in a hail of gunfire in Jamaica Plain early this morning suffered two bullet graze wounds but is expected to survive, police said.Boston police spokesman Officer Stephen McNulty said the child's mother told investigators they were outside on Heath Street when they heard shots fired and ran home.She was unable to provide police with a suspect description, McNulty sa...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5 | Boston Herald Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5
BOSTON — Jury deliberations are to continue this week in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl known as "Baby Doe" after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.Michael McCarthy is charged with first-degree murder in the 2015 death of the girl who was later identified as Bella Bond.A computer-generated image of the child was shared by millions on social me...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk | Boston.com Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk
Great white sharks are making their annual return to Cape Cod, rattling some boaters and beachgoers
Boston.com | June 25, 2017
‘Blessed’ greet Dalai Lama with love in Boston | Boston Herald ‘Blessed’ greet Dalai Lama with love in Boston
Hundreds of Boston-area Tibetans gathered outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel yesterday to greet their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who arrived in the Hub ahead of a surprise appearance at a Tibetan Association of Boston event today.As they spent hours waiting outside the downtown hotel, many local Tibetans and practicing Buddhists called the chance to meet His Holiness “a blessing.&rdqu...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Three arrests, three loaded guns off street | Boston Herald Three arrests, three loaded guns off street
Gang cops took three loaded guns off the street and arrested three men during two incidents that occurred seven hours apart, police said yesterday.The first arrest occurred about 6:40 p.m. Friday, when police say Youth Violence Strike Force officers arrested Alfredo Andrade-Ascencio, 23, in East Boston’s Maverick Square for possession of an illegal firearm after cops found a loaded 9 mm L...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Authorities  probing UK  hack attempt | Boston Herald Authorities probing UK hack attempt
Subtitle: Parliament email targetedHackers targeting the British parliament in a “sustained and determined attack” tried to break into its email system by identifying members with weak passwords, prompting officials to shut off remote access to the server as a safeguard while investigators probe the brazen attempted cyberattack.Members of the U.K. parliament were notified of th...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Girlfriend held in Brockton stab slay | Boston Herald Girlfriend held in Brockton stab slay
Subtitle: Couple described as ‘very close’The heartbroken daughter of a Brockton man police say was stabbed to death by his girlfriend said both her father and his alleged attacker were “wonderful people” and lamented that her father’s longtime partner wasn’t getting the help she needed to get sober.“This is devastating for the entire family, and not just us, ...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Gallery: Dali Lama visits Boston | Boston Herald Gallery: Dali Lama visits Boston
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Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Advocates walk in Mattapan for unsolved murder awareness | Boston Herald Advocates walk in Mattapan for unsolved murder awareness
Boston-area residents whose lives were forever changed by an unsolved murder joined advocates and police officers for a Purple Light Night Walk through Mattapan last night in the hopes of raising awareness about the crimes and gathering information about the victims.“We want to find out what victims aren’t listed and find out new information,” said Mary Franklin, founder of th...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Randolph police chase ends with crash at T stop | Boston Herald Randolph police chase ends with crash at T stop
A minivan eluding police in Holbrook sparked a havoc-filled chase that ended with its 28-year-old driver wedging the vehicle between the stairs and the pedestrian barricades at a commuter rail stop before fleeing on foot and being shot with a stun gun.Holbrook cops tried to pull over William Ayers on West Shore Road at 11:35 a.m. yesterday for driving with a suspended license, but instead of st...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Try remorse, Phoebe Prince’s parents tell Michelle Carter | Boston Herald Try remorse, Phoebe Prince’s parents tell Michelle Carter
Subtitle: Mom: Only ‘sense of regret’ left after teen’s deathThe parents of Phoebe Prince, the South Hadley High School freshman who committed suicide in 2010 after she was bullied by classmates, said an expression of “genuine ­remorse” is the only thing that can help Michelle Carter as she faces sentencing for encouraging her 18-year-old boyfriend to kill himself.Anne O&rs...
Boston Herald | June 25, 2017
Baker announces revamp of state's primary website | Boston.com Baker announces revamp of state's primary website
The state's "digital front door" is getting a makeover
Boston.com | June 24, 2017
Maine governor set on privately run psychiatric home | Boston.com Maine governor set on privately run psychiatric home
Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has released some details about plans to build a privately run, state psychiatric residence in Bangor without legislative oversight
Boston.com | June 24, 2017
Vermont bar changes name after intense pressure from LGBT community | Boston.com Vermont bar changes name after intense pressure from LGBT community
The new name is "The Bridge Club."
Boston.com | June 24, 2017
Red flags missed in Malden murder | Boston Herald Red flags missed in Malden murder
Three weeks before Leah Penny was found unresponsive near the bottom of a staircase in her Malden home, a dog leash wrapped around her neck, her boyfriend was charged with pushing the mom to the ground in front of their two young children after he accused her of cheating on him.At his May 31 arraignment, prosecutors never requested bail or a hearing to determine whether Ryan Power, 32, was too ...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Chief says sorry for calling out Lawrence in gun theft | Boston Herald Chief says sorry for calling out Lawrence in gun theft
Chelmsford police Chief James M. Spinney apologized yesterday for telling a reporter a shotgun that had been stolen from an unmarked police cruiser earlier this week “could be in Lawrence” after the missing weapon was found in Lowell.“I sincerely apologize to the residents of the City of Lawrence. Please know that while I understand that my choice of words was wrong, I did not...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
MS-13 head trades guilty plea for 10-year deal | Boston Herald MS-13 head trades guilty plea for 10-year deal
The leader of MS-13 in East Boston, who was one of the dozens of gangbangers rounded up in a 2016 FBI sweep, pleaded guilty to conspiracy, drug, assault and gun charges in a deal with prosecutors that will land him behind bars for a decade.Santos Portillo Andrade, a 33-year-old Revere man known as “Flaco,” pleaded guilty to the charges as part of a deal with federal prosecutors in B...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Nurse union eyes harmful time to strike | Boston Herald Nurse union eyes harmful time to strike
Subtitle: Plan to hit Tufts Medical where it hurts most ­– the walletThe Massachusetts Nurses Association is planning a strike designed to be “most harmful” to Tufts Medical Center’s bottom line, according to union organizers who suggest the action could target a day when elective surgeries like knee replacements are scheduled.“They’ll cancel elective surgerie...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Prosecutors decry abatement rule | Boston Herald Prosecutors decry abatement rule
Prosecutors are taking aim at the Bay State law that erased Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction after he killed himself in jail earlier this year, arguing in an appeal to the state’s highest court that it’s time to get rid of the old doctrine.“This is an archaic rule not based on the Constitution, and it should be changed,” Bristol District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
IG urged end to Greenway cash | Boston Herald IG urged end to Greenway cash
Subtitle: State commits millions despite spending probeTransportation officials inked a new 10-year deal with the Greenway Conservancy this week, even after the state’s top fiscal watchdog urged them to hold off while his probe of the nonprofit’s spending is under way.The revelations — detailed in a letter Inspector General Glenn Cunha sent to MassDOT officials weeks ago ...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Warren exhorts Democrats | Boston Herald Warren exhorts Democrats
Subtitle: Says party has no time for infightingU.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tried to rally beleaguered Democrats at a town hall in Lowell last night, decrying the party’s woeful track record in recent special elections saying it “sucks” to keep losing to the GOP.“I get it,” said Warren, answering a question about what can be done to remove House Minority Leader ...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Four attacks leave 40 dead in Pakistan | Boston Herald Four attacks leave 40 dead in Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded yesterday in four separate attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.A suicide bomber was involved in the first car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in the southwestern city of Quetta that killed at least 12 people and wounded 20. There were conflicting claims of responsibility f...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
73-story tower in L.A. opens its doors | Boston Herald 73-story tower in L.A. opens its doors
LOS ANGELES — The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opened its doors yesterday in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles, which is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers.The 73-story Wilshire Grand Center has a huge spire that brings its height to 1,100 feet, topping the nearby U.S. Bank Tower by more than 80 feet. The Bank Tower had held the height record since 1989.Critics might arg...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Lawmakers scramble to finish pot legislation | Boston Herald Lawmakers scramble to finish pot legislation
A half-dozen state lawmakers are quickly working to cobble together a recreational pot law from differing bills passed in the House and Senate before a self-imposed June 30 deadline to deliver the final bill to Gov. Charlie Baker for approval.Lawmakers tapped for a conference committee to sort out the long list of differences between the two bills include Sens. Patricia Jehlen, William Brownsbe...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans | Boston Herald Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans
Subtitle: U.S. rep says GOP proposals are lackingThe proposed Republican health care bill released by Senate leadership this week will “kill Massachusetts” without addressing any of the real flaws in Obamacare, Congressman Stephen Lynch said yesterday.“The two plans I’ve seen so far, they don’t reduce the cost of health care, unfortunately,” Lynch said d...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Diploma day for Pine St. programs | Boston Herald Diploma day for Pine St. programs
Subtitle: Graduates ready for next stepHomeless Boston-area residents donned their caps and gowns yesterday as they celebrated the completion of job training programs with a graduation ceremony.For many of the graduates, who range in age from 20s to 60s, the ceremony under a big white tent at the Pine Street Inn was the first time in their lives they were able to celebrate an achievement. ...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Necc victims’ kin urge long prison term for cadden | Boston Herald Necc victims’ kin urge long prison term for cadden
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence the co-founder of the New England Compounding Center to at least 35 years behind bars for a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people as the victims’ families blamed his greed for the suffering and deaths of their loved ones.“All he was concerned about was himself,” Penny Laperrier said of Barry Cadden in an impact...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
Worcester man indicted in slaying of Princeton jogger | Boston Herald Worcester man indicted in slaying of Princeton jogger
A Worcester man arrested in April for the killing of a 27-year-old woman in Princeton last summer has been indicted by a grand jury, officials said yesterday.Prosecutors said a grand jury has indicted Angelo Colon-Ortiz, 31, for murder in the death of Vanessa Marcotte based in part on his DNA profile, which matched samples recovered from Marcotte’s hands.Colon-Ortiz, who remains in custod...
Boston Herald | June 24, 2017
No drugs found in captain, pilot in Cape Cod ferry crash | Boston.com No drugs found in captain, pilot in Cape Cod ferry crash
Ferry officials say drug tests on the captain and pilot of a ferry that struck a jetty in Cape Cod have come back negative.
Boston.com | June 23, 2017
Mass. nurses union plans strike to be 'most harmful' to Tufts finances | Boston Herald Mass. nurses union plans strike to be 'most harmful' to Tufts finances
Subtitle: Firestorm erupts after organizer's email to hospital nursesThe Massachusetts Nurses Association is planning a strike designed to be "most harmful" to Tufts Medical Center's bottom line, according to union organizers who suggest the action could target a day when elective surgeries such as knee replacements are scheduled."They'll cancel elective surgeri...
Boston Herald | June 23, 2017
Grand jury indicts man in Vanessa Marcotte's killing | Boston.com Grand jury indicts man in Vanessa Marcotte's killing
A man accused of killing a Google employee near her mother's Massachusetts home last summer is due in court
Boston.com | June 23, 2017
Prosecutors appeal Aaron Hernandez's voided murder conviction | Boston.com Prosecutors appeal Aaron Hernandez's voided murder conviction
Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to overturn a ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-professional football player
Boston.com | June 23, 2017