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DeLeo Bill Pushes For Stronger Massachusetts Gun Laws

House Speaker Robert DeLeo has unveiled long-awaited legislation designed to further tighten the state’s already strict gun laws.

05/27/2014

A man was found unconscious behind this  Chestnut Hill Avenue bar in Brighton. The bar's owner now faces charges. (WBZ-TV)

Police Investigate Brighton Assault That Left Man With Severe Head Injuries

Police are seeking the public’s help in their investigation of an assault early Saturday morning that left a man unconscious with life-threatening head injuries.

05/25/2014

Joshua Macro was struck and killed in Wareham May 24, 2014. (Photo courtesy: David G. Curran)

Man In Wheelchair Struck & Killed In Wareham; Driver Charged

A Middleboro man is facing charges after police say his vehicle struck and killed a 24-year-old man in a wheelchair.

05/24/2014

(credit: AP/San Francisco Chronicle, Paul Chinn)

Police Reminding Drivers To Remember ‘Move Over’ Law

The law requires all drivers to move over a lane or slow down in traffic if they see an emergency vehicle pulled over on the side of the road.

05/22/2014

The crane on its side across Commercial Street. (WBZ-TV)

Crane Crashes Across Commercial Street In Boston’s North End

A crane tipped over in the North End Friday morning, blocking a street and leaking fuel on the road.

05/16/2014

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MassDOT To Raise Fares 5-Percent

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has approved a 5-percent increase to MBTA fares.

05/14/2014

Kaley Wasserman was injured by a hit and run driver in Needham. (Photo from Wasserman family)

Teen Injured In Hit & Run Crash In Needham

A teenager who was out jogging in Needham Saturday afternoon was injured by a hit and run driver.

05/03/2014

(WBZ-TV)

6 Mass. Schools Face Federal Probe Over Handling Of Sex Assault Complaints

Six Massachusetts schools are on a list released by the federal Education Department of 55 colleges from across the nation facing investigations over their handling of sexual abuse complaints.

05/01/2014

(Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

Runners In Boston, Watertown & Beyond Hit Streets On Marathon Weekend

Thousands upon thousands of runners took to the streets in Boston and beyond on Saturday, a precursor to the 118th Boston Marathon.

04/19/2014

Josh Wairi (Photo from Facebook)

Cambridge Teacher Charged With Child Porn Also Taught In Somerville

Josh Wairi, 27, of Somerville, previously taught at two Somerville schools and was teaching at a Cambridge school this year. He was arrested at home Thursday.

04/18/2014

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