Today is Saturday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2018. There are 310 days left in the year.
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Today is Saturday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2018. There are 310 days left in the year.
A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle near a busy South Boston intersection Friday evening.
Arcelino Silva, 28, was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in federal prison and three years of supervised release, police said.
Aaron Hernandez’s daughter’s mother has filed suit against the estates of three men whom the former Patriots tight end was accused of killing.
Cecilio Castro-Zacarias pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of a deported alien in November after authorities “determined him to be unlawfully present” in New Bedford two months prior, prosecutors said.
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Lottery results from Friday drawings
Malden man shot in the leg in Chelsea
The man was taken to CHA Everett Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his left ankle, Police Chief Brian Kyes said on Twitter.
Dookhan defendants sue for return of probation fees
Plaintiffs filed a federal class-action lawsuit Friday seeking return of probation fees and other money paid to the state in drug cases
Former Brookline officer settles racial discrimination complaint
Estifanos Zerai-Misgun will get a $180,000 settlement, and agrees to drop all grievances with the town.
Teens arrested for robbing Andover home at gunpoint
Tyler C. Runge of Andover, Lucas C. Hill of Haverhill, and Ashley J. Freda of Saugus were scheduled to be arraigned in Lawrence District Court Friday.
ADL warns of white paramilitary group that wants a race war
In the past two years, the group has been posting fliers on college campuses, including one here in Boston.
Two more high-ranking officials at Massachusetts State Police retire
The retirements are the latest fallout from the controversy over how police handled the arrest of a judge’s daughter.
Comcast driver cited in Holbrook crash that killed 4-year-old
A Scituate man who fatally struck a 4-year-old girl with a Comcast utility truck last fall has been cited for the crash, police said.
Boston police confiscate two guns from teenagers in less than 15 minutes
Boston police confiscated two guns in less than 15 minutes during two separate incidents that led to the arrests of two teenagers on Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters rescue dog that fell through ice in Ashland State Park
A dog suffered hypothermia after falling through the ice in Ashland State Park Friday but is expected to be OK.
All about that bass: Harvard students snag 25-pound fish in Charles River
“By the end I was kneeling on the ground, totally exhausted,” one of the brothers said of fighting to reel in the large striped bass.
Family searching for 8-month-old peregrine falcon last seen near Plum Island
Family members are searching for their 8-month-old peregrine falcon, who went missing almost a week ago and was last seen near Plum Island.
City worker withdraws sexual harassment complaint against Felix G. Arroyo
In pulling her complaint, the woman indicated she would pursue civil action against Arroyo.
Flying metal cracks car’s windshield on Route 24 in West Bridgewater
A driver on Route 24 in West Bridgewater hit a ladder laying on the road, causing a piece of it to break off and crack another car’s windshield on Thursday.
Everett man charged with stealing booze from liquor store and crashing stolen car in Chinatown
A 26-year-old Everett man accused of stealing from a Chinatown liquor store, then injuring a pedestrian after crashing an Uber Eats car, was ordered held on $100,000 bail by a Boston Municipal Court judge Friday.
Read the letter some alumni wrote to Harvard’s new president
Eleven members of the class of 1969 wrote to Lawrence Bacow about endowment investment strategy.
Mass. tipster warned Fla. authorities of ‘school shooter in the making’
The Broward County sheriff’s office has not identified the person who called about Nikolas Cruz.
Reputed gang member charged with shooting rival in Roxbury as part of 5-year feud
Imrahotep Wallace, 26, of Allston faced a judge Friday for his alleged role in a shooting last month of a rival in Roxbury.
The first rule of seeing Barack Obama in Boston is don’t talk about seeing Barack Obama in Boston
There were some strict rules in place during the former president’s appearance at a sports analytics conference today.
New Bedford woman killed in Mattapoisett crash
The crash occurred along Route 195 Friday morning, according to State Police.
Bourne firefighters make mayday call for help battling two-alarm blaze
Two Bourne firefighters survived some tense moments at a house fire in Sagamore Beach on Thursday evening.
Alleged burglar in Brighton charged, then strikes again same day, police say
Authorities say a Boston man went out after his arraignment on theft charges and attempted to break into another building.
Baker wants new body to oversee transit agency
Governor Baker has proposed the creation of a board to take control of the finances and operations of the MBTA.
One man dead in North Attleborough crash
A 69 year-old North Attleborough man was killed in a Thursday night crash after his vehicle drove off the road and struck a pole, police said.
N.H. high school ‘hit list’ unfounded, police say
Police in New Hampshire said they found no evidence that a high school student had a “hit list,” following an investigation.
Making his phone dumber was the smartest thing he ever did
Realizing his phone usage had gotten out of control, a Globe reporter made the decision to go on a smartphone diet — with surprising results.
Orange Line resumes regular service after severe delays for Friday morning commute
Police action at Stony Brook Station slowed commuters heading in from the south of Boston.
House fire displaces two people in Jamaica Plain
The fire was contained to the attic and both occupants of 179 Chestnut Ave. got out safely, according to the Boston Fire Department.
Teen arrested on gun charge in South Boston
A 17-year-old boy was arrested for illegal gun possession after police found him hiding under a deck on Gates Street.
Local Jewish teens help Houston rebuild from Hurricane Harvey
Forty teens are spending February school vacation week laying floors, painting walls and repairing ceilings in Houston.
This day in history
Today is Friday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2018. There are 311 days left in the year.
In Chinatown, a liquor store theft followed by a crash
One man is in custody and police are searching for another after a pair allegedly stole from a Chinatown liquor store, stole and crashed a car, and injured a pedestrian.
Medford middle school principal put on leave after ammunition magazine was apparently tossed out
Officials concluded he may have thrown out an ammunition magazine that was found in the auditorium.Officials concluded he may have thrown out an ammunition magazine that was found in the auditorium.
Medford residents angry at handling of ammunition magazine discovery at middle school
Anger was palpable at the Medford School Committee meeting Thursday night.
Baker administration changes timeline on tax data breach
Facing mounting questions over a serious breach of private taxpayer information, the Baker administration acknowledged Thursday that it had been alerted to the data snafu months before it fixed the problem.
T officials still probing Red Line train derailment
Investigators on Thursday were still trying to determine what caused a motor failure and derailment the day before on a Red Line train.
Lottery results from Thursday drawings
New England news in brief
Civil rights group sues US to keep protections for immigrants
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice sued the Trump administration alleging discrimination against immigrants of color for ending TPS for Haiti and El Salvador.
Galvin charges Electoral College lawsuit is ‘designed to benefit people like Donald Trump’
The suit was filed by former Massachusetts governor William F. Weld and two other plaintiffs.
Harvard places Christian club on probation
Harvard administrators sanctioned the club for a year after it allegedly pressured a female student leader to resign because she was dating a woman.
By the numbers
24,000: The estimated number of electric vehicles in Boston by 2030.
Cave drawings may be evidence of first spoken language, MIT researcher says
Cave drawings may show evidence of the development of spoken human language, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor suggests.
Gaming commission says Wynn campaign donation was legal
The October donation to the Republican Governor’s Association came days before that group sank $2.2m into a political action committee supporting Baker.
Baker wants US to take more ‘aggressive’ steps on opioid crisis
Safe prescribing and pain management practices could be incorporated into medical schools and continuing education nationally, modeled after the approach at schools in Massachusetts, governor said.