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Marshall Cooper Jr., of Dorchester (right), holds Diva William’s hand near Boston Police Headquarters in Roxbury.

Hundreds rally peacefully against police brutality

Hundreds gathered at the intersection of Ruggles Street and Tremont Street Wednesday to support the protests […]

by and · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Richard Davey, chief executive of Boston 2024, speaks at an Olympic Community Meeting Tuesday at Roxbury Community College. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Fourth Olympic community meeting filled with demands for transparency, cooperation with community

The organizing group for the 2024 Summer Olympic host bid, Boston 2024, held its fourth community […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Witnesses for the defense team of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified about his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev Tuesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO FROM DAVISCOUNTYUTAH.GOV

Testimony in Tsarnaev trial focuses on brother of defendant

On Tuesday, the second day of defense testimony in the penalty phase of the trial of […]

by and · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
(From left) Devon McCullough, 60, of Arlington, Amy Hendrickson, 71, of Brookline, Joe Kebartas, 66, of South Boston and Carolyn Whiting, 65, of Reading, protest the death penalty Monday in front of the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense shifts focus to Tamerlan in opening statements

Since March 5, the focus of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been — unsurprisingly so […]

by , and · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation Friday to institute statewide regulations for transportation network companies such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Regulation of companies like Uber, Lyft proposed statewide

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation to institute statewide regulation for transportation network companies (TNC) such […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved 10 development proposals on April 16, including a plan for 48 rental units on Malvern Street in Allston. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Redevelopment Authority approves $215 million in new projects

The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved upwards of $215 million in new building projects largely for student […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A study published Wednesday by the Center for Health Information and Analysis found that 10 percent of Massachusetts residents are addicted to drugs or alcohol. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

10 percent of Mass. struggle with Substance Use Disorder, government report says

Roughly 10 percent of Massachusetts’ population suffers from Substance Use Disorder, according to a report released […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday that the city will host GIFT Box, an exhibit to raise awareness and educate visitors about human trafficking. PHOTO FROM GIFT BOX

Walk-in exhibit to raise awareness for human trafficking

The City of Boston and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh will be hosting GIFT Box, a walk-in […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced new legislation to change aspects of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Wednesday. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gov. Baker introduces legislation for MBTA reforms

Following the release of a report on April 8 in which Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker made […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
David King, an acute care surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, testified Thursday in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev walked through the door of Courtroom 9 in the John Joseph Moakley United […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News