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James "Whitey" Bulger's mugshot at Alcatraz in 1959. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

James “Whitey” Bulger attorneys claim violation of constitutional rights in appeal

  Attorneys for James “Whitey” Bulger argued Monday before a panel of judges at the John […]

by · July 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston drops bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

Boston drops bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

Following conversations between the United States Olympic Committee and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Boston will no […]

by and · July 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Leaders, experts face off in Olympics debate

Leaders, experts face off in Olympics debate

Several city leaders and experts went head-to-head Thursday in a televised debate about the logistics and […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson called for a subpoena for Boston 2024 bid documents on Monday. PHOTO COURTESY TITO JACKSON

City councilor seeks subpoena for Boston 2024 bid documents

Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson held a press conference Monday on the steps of City Hall […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Appointed by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, the five-member MBTA Fiscal Management and Control Board will begin work on July 21.
PHOTO BY JACQUI BUSICK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Members appointed to MBTA board to oversee finances, management

  Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker appointed the five members to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Fiscal […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Video footage shown in court Wednesday shows two individuals approaching MIT police officer Sean Collier’s car at approximately 10:24 p.m. on April 18, 2013. PHOTO COURTESY OF FBI

State charges possible for Tsarnaev for crimes in Middlesex County

Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan plans for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to return to Massachusetts to face […]

by · July 16, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
DNA evidence links five unsolved sexual assault cases to a man awaiting trial for a similar crime committed in Cambridge, officials said Tuesday. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Series of unsolved sexual assaults linked to Cambridge assailant

  A series of unsolved sexual assaults committed along the Charles River Esplanade and in South […]

by · July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tsarnaev begins appeal process, seeks new trial

Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion Monday calling for a new trial to challenge the […]

by · July 8, 2015 · 2 comments · City, News
Massachusetts State Police veteran Richard McKeon will take over as superintendent on July 12. PHOTO COURTESY OF FLICKR USER INVENTORCHRIS

New State Police superintendent appointed

Following the retirement of Colonel Timothy Alben as superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Gov. […]

by · July 8, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston 2024 focuses on updated bid plans at sixth community meeting

Boston 2024 focuses on updated bid plans at sixth community meeting

After unveiling an updated proposal for Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, organizing group Boston 2024 […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News