Lourawls Nairn Jr. #11 of the Michigan State Spartans. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Lourawls Nairn, Jr.

If Michigan State is to continue its magical Tournament run, it will need continued strong play from a 5’10” freshman from the Bahamas called “Tum Tum.”


Dr. Martin Luther King waves to supporters on the Mall in Washington DC during the 'March on Washington' August 28, 1963. (Photo credit -AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. Leaders Attend Martin Luther King Breakfast

The state’s political heavyweights attended the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast to honor the legacy of the slain civil rights leader.


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5 Essentials To Ease Your Vacay Withdrawal

Whether you’re headed on a road trip or lounging at home this weekend, CBS Local’s E.S.P. has put together a list of awesome essentials to make your long weekend even better.


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Berklee Receives $8.1 Million Gift From Late Cambridge Man

A U.S. Naval Academy graduate with no affiliation to Berklee College of Music other than the fact he loved attending student performances has left the Boston school an $8.1 million gift, the largest in its 67-year history.


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Ernie Boch, Jr. Considers Bid To Buy Boston Globe

Well-known auto dealer Ernie Boch Jr. says he’s considering a bid to buy The Boston Globe.



Holy Cross Graduate Gives $25 Million To School

A Holy Cross graduate is giving the school its largest single gift in history.


Funnel cloud at Quonset Point. (Photo Credit: Rick LaSalle, Jr.)

Storm Creates Funnel Cloud In Rhode Island

The Wednesday morning storm caused a water spout to form at Quonset Point in Rhode Island.


Robert Krol, Jr. is accused of robbing a Charlestown bank.

Charlestown Man Tackles Bank Robbery Suspect, Holds Him Down For Police

A 59-year-old Charlestown man helped police catch a suspected bank robber on Tuesday by tackling him in the parking lot.


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24 Suspected Mobsters Arrested Over Scituate, RI Gambling Ring

State police in Rhode Island arrested two dozen suspected mobsters and their associates Friday following a wiretap investigation into what authorities say was an illegal sports-betting ring.


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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marked Across Mass.

More than 1,000 civic, business and religious leaders from around Massachusetts attended an annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast in South Boston.