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Man Serving Life Sentence To Be Freed After 21 Years Pending New Trial

Essex County Superior Court Judge David Lowy officially vacated a life sentence imposed on Angel Echavarria for the 1994 shooting death of Daniel Rodriguez in Lynn.

05/18/2015

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Open To Negotiations With Legislature On T Reform

Gov. Charlie Baker says he’s open to negotiations with the Legislature on how best to overhaul the MBTA, but continues to insist his administration have the tools it needs to fix the ailing transit system.

05/18/2015

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu and Blaise (Photo from Paul Burton/WBZ)

Mayor Walsh Approves Paid Family Leave For City Workers

A new law allows for up to six weeks of paid leave for city employees who are new parents.

05/18/2015

A Cape Cod bus driver is taken into police custody. (WBZ-TV)

Cape Cod Bus Driver Charged With Driving Drunk While Students On Board

A Cape Cod bus driver was arraigned in Barnstable District Court Monday on drunk driving charges after allegedly driving erratically with a bus full of students.

05/18/2015

Manchester police cruiser. (File photo)

NH Man Found Dead In Piscataquog River

A man apparently drowned in the Piscataquog River Sunday afternoon, officials said.

05/18/2015

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO WITH KEN SHERMAN 2

VA Boston – Helping Our Homeless Veterans

May 23, 2015 For many veterans who are returning home from war and they have to face the harsh reality of being homeless, is completely devastating. They need to find a home for themselves and […]

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Haverhill Fire Chief Found Dead At His Home

Haverhill Fire Chief Richard B. Borden, 56, appears to have died of natural causes.

05/17/2015

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Great White Shark Cruising East Coast Becomes Twitter Star

@MaryLeeShark is the fake Twitter handle for a very real, nearly 3,500-pound great white whose movements can be tracked online and in real time.

05/17/2015

Starter James Paxton #65 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the San Diego Padres in the first inning. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

James Paxton Leads Mariners Over Red Sox 5-0

James Paxton stretched his scoreless streak to a career-best 20 innings, and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-0 Sunday.

05/17/2015

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Couple Dead At Wakefield Apartment Complex In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating the death of a husband and wife at a Wakefield apartment complex in what authorities are calling a murder-suicide.

05/17/2015

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