Deserving East Boston HS Student Receives Full Scholarship To CollegeYesica will graduate soon from East Boston High where she takes advanced placement and honors classes and is an "A" student. She feared she couldn't afford college.
Randolph Police Searching For Missing 16-Year-OldThey said there were no signs of foul play in Christopher Defreitas' disappearance, and that he went missing after an argument at home.
State Sen. Calls For Prison System Changes After Aaron Hernandez's DeathState Sen. Jamie Eldridge said inmates had concerns about conditions, and especially were worried about a lack of access to mental health treatment--especially for inmates who are alone in single cells, as Hernandez was.
Prosecutors: Couple In Peabody Double Murder Shot, StabbedThe second man accused in the brutal killing of a couple in Peabody earlier this month was arraigned in Peabody District Court Tuesday morning.
76-Year-Old South Boston Woman Fined $200 For Not Shoveling SidewalkA 76-year-old woman was fined $200 for not shoveling the sidewalk in front of her house in South Boston.
Man Killed In Boiler Explosion At Revere HomeA man was killed in a boiler explosion at a home in Revere early Wednesday morning.
Fishermen Record 'Unusual And Exciting' Killer Whale Sighting Off ChathamFishermen recorded video as a pod of killer whales swam alongside their boat off the Cape Cod coast in what experts call a rare occurrence.
People Who Drink Black Coffee More Likely To Be Psychopaths, Study ClaimsHow you take your coffee could say a lot about you.
Rodent Sightings Down In Somerville's 'War On Rats'The city of Somerville appears to be winning its “war on rats.”
Weymouth Woman Who Didn't Know She Was Pregnant Gives BirthKatie Kropas did not know she was pregnant until she arrived at the hospital and gave birth to a 10 pound, 2 ounce baby.
Market Basket Denies Layoffs As Part-Time Workers' Hours Cut Drastically The employee revolt at Market Basket took a devastating turn Thursday as stores began reducing part-time workers hours to zero, in a move the company insisted were not layoffs.
New Massachusetts Law Bans Shark Finning The practice of shark finning would be outlawed in Massachusetts under a bill set to receive Gov. Deval Patrick's signature.

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