Baker Proposes Allowing Police To Hold Violent Criminals After ICE RulingGovernor Charlie Baker has proposed legislation that would allow state and local police officers to hold people who have committed serious and violent crimes at the request of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.
Massachusetts Immigration Ruling DebatedA court ruling that forbids police officers in Massachusetts from holding a person based solely on a federal immigration detainer request is prompting calls for action from across the political spectrum.
ICE: Mass. SJC Decision 'Weakens' Law EnforcementA U.S. immigration official says Massachusetts' highest court put communities at risk when it ruled that police do not have the authority to detain people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.
SJC Rules State, Local Police Can't Detain Immigrants Without ChargesThe State Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that state and local authorities don't have to cooperate when federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities ask them to hold someone until they can arrive with a detainer.
Mother, Daughter Of ICE-Detained MIT Janitor Ask Gov. Baker For HelpDozens of supporters rallied outside the State House Thursday to call for the release of MIT janitor Francisco Rodriguez.
Lawyers Seek Release Of Boston Man As US Seeks Country To Take HimLawyers in Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him to.
Ice Falls From Box Truck, Shattering Windshield On I-93 In New HampshireA sheet of ice flew off of a box truck Monday morning, shattering the windshield of a car and leaving the driver with minor injuries.
The Best Way To Walk On An Icy SurfaceThe best way to ensure safety while walking on icy, slippery conditions is to walk like a penguin.
Icy Roads Cause 55-Car Pileup On Route 128 In WakefieldMore than 55 cars were involved in a massive pileup near the Wakefield-Lynnfield line.
Mass. Sheriffs To Join ICE Screening ProgramA Massachusetts sheriff who offered to send county jail inmates to help build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is joining a partnership with federal immigration officials that will allow his staff to identify and detain inmates who may have entered the country illegally.
Keller @ Large: The Boston Globe's ICE InvestigationJon commends the Boston Globe for the paper's investigation on how federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (or ICE) officials have released scores of violent criminals here illegally, some already ticketed for deportation, back into the streets of New England--in many cases to reoffend.
Floodgate Problem Leads To Flooding, Ice Damage At Revere HomesA floodgate problem over the weekend led to flooding and ice damage at homes on Arcadia Street at Oakland Island in Revere.