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Former state probation commissioner John O'Brien. (WBZ-TV )

Former State Probation Commissioner John O’Brien Guilty Of Racketeering

Former state probation commissioner John O’Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency’s hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.

07/24/2014

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Walsh Heads To Colorado To Discuss Possible Boston 2024 Summer Olympics

The mayor says it’ll give him a chance to see how serious other U.S. cities are about making a bid.

07/24/2014

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Remains Of More Than 50 People Found In Storage Units Linked To Former Funeral Director

Officials said on Friday that a total of twelve bodies and the cremated remains of more than 40 other people were discovered in self-storage units rented in the name of an unlicensed Massachusetts funeral director.

07/18/2014

James Lacroix. (Photo courtesy: Barnstable Police)

Man ‘Looking For Katy Perry, JFK’ Arrested Inside Kennedy Compound Home

A man allegedly claiming he was looking for Katy Perry and President John F. Kennedy was arrested at the Kennedy compound Tuesday night.

07/16/2014

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Angel Statues Returned To Child’s Grave In Peabody

“Speechless” is how a Peabody mother describes her reaction to finding that someone had returned a number of mementos that had been taken from her daughter’s grave site at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Peabody.

07/05/2014

Items were recently taken from the grave site of Stephanie Scheiding. (Facebook photo)

Peabody Mom Pleads For Return Of Angel Statues To Daughter’s Grave

A Peabody mother is pleading with whoever stole mementos from her daughter’s grave site to do the right thing and return them.

07/02/2014

Market Basket employees rally for ousted CEO. (Photo from Doug Cope/WBZ NewsRadio)

Market Basket Employees Protest Firing Of CEO

Hundreds of Market Basket grocery store employees rallied outside the store in Chelsea Tuesday.

06/24/2014

(Photo credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Doug Cope)

New England Govs. Discuss Strategy To Combat Opioid Abuse

Five New England governors are meeting to develop a regional strategy for fighting opioid abuse.

06/17/2014

(Photo by Doug Cope-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Thousands March In 2014 Boston Pride Parade

About 25,000 people marched through the streets of the city Saturday as part of the 44th annual Boston Pride Parade.

06/14/2014

Roland Dow is charged with beating and burning his ex-girlfriend's toddler. (WBZ-TV)

Trial Opening In NH Beating, Burning Of Toddler

Opening statements are expected to begin in a New Hampshire courtroom for a man accused of severely beating and burning the 3-year-old son of his girlfriend.

06/10/2014

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