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Tarek Mehanna

Feds Can’t Say ‘Our Soldiers’ In Tarek Mehanna Terror Trial

A federal judge has ruled that prosecutors in the case of a Massachusetts man accused of plotting to kill American troops in Iraq can’t refer to them as “our soldiers” during his trial.

10/13/2011

American hikers Shane Bauer (L) and Josh Fattal (R). (Photo credit MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images)

Curious About Who Paid The Bail?

I’m curious who is actually paying the “bail” money that it cost to free those hikers that thought it would be fun to hike along the Iranian border? By the way, who thinks that? – D, Hudson

WBZ-TV–09/22/2011

Jessica Shelherd with her husband Marine Staff Sgt. Brandon Shepherd and son Keegan (credit: Shepherd family)

Mass. Marine Jessica Shepherd, 31, Loses Battle With Cancer

A Marine who was flown to Boston to treat esophageal cancer late last year has lost her battle with the rare disease.

09/04/2011

Tarek Mehanna

US Attorney Fights Evidence Disclosure In Sudbury Man’s Terror Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. is asking a federal judge not to release certain evidence against a Massachusetts man accused in a terror plot, saying the disclosure of “top secret” materials could harm national security.

07/25/2011

The body of Army Spc. Matthew Gallagher arrives at Otis Air National Guard Base in Bourne, Wednesday morning.  (Photo by David G. Curran)

Body Of Falmouth Soldier Killed In Iraq Comes Home

The body of Army Spc. Matthew Gallagher arrived at Otis Air National Guard Base Wednesday morning.

07/06/2011

Army Spc Matthew Gallagher (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

Vigil Planned For Falmouth Soldier Killed In Iraq

Army Corporal Matthew Gallagher, who was just 22 years old, was gunned down in northern Iraq.

06/28/2011

Army Specialist Corey Shea was honored in Mansfield on Sunday.

Mansfield Dedicates New Flagpole To Honor Fallen Soldier

Mansfield celebrated the life of U.S. Army specialist Corey Shea by dedicating a new South Common flagpole in his memory on Sunday.

06/26/2011

Cars are covered in debris near Main Street June 2, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Homeless Refugees Still Seeking Shelter In Wake of Massachusetts Tornadoes

Immigrant advocates say around 100 refugees remain homeless in the wake of the severe weather and tornadoes that stuck central western Massachusetts last week .

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/11/2011

An Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Pfc. Michael B. Cook upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

N.H. Soldier Killed In Iraq

The New Hampshire governor’s office says one of the five American soldiers who died this week when a barrage of rockets slammed into a base in Iraq was from Salem.

06/08/2011

Damage in West Springfield from the June 1, 2011 tornadoes.

A War & A Tornado: West Springfield Iraqi Family Forced To Rebuild Again

A 14-year-old from Iraq, who came here for a better life, is one of the many tornado victims.

06/03/2011

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