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Mark Katic

Azamat Tazhayakov (WBZ-TV graphic)

Case Against Accused Marathon Bomber’s Friend Heads To Jury

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a naive college kid who was prosecuted because he was a “friend of the bomber,” a defense lawyer said Wednesday, while prosecutors told a jury the man was an active participant in a plan to protect Tsarnaev by removing altered fireworks and other items from his dorm room.

07/16/2014

Hazmat situation at N-Tek in Lawrence. (Photo courtesy Lawrence Fire IAFF)

Homes Evacuated After Hazmat Incident In Lawrence

Four firefighters were transported to the hospital after responding to a hazmat situation on Ballard Road in Lawrence early Sunday morning.

07/13/2014

Joseph Finn (WBZ-TV)

Mayor Walsh Appoints Joseph Finn New Boston Fire Commissioner

Finn has been deputy chief at the Boston Fire Department since 2001.

07/07/2014

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Keolis Taking Over Operation Of MBTA Commuter Rail From MBCR

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott is looking for a seamless transition to the new company.

06/30/2014

Molly Bish was kidnapped and killed in 2000.

Potential New Evidence In June 2000 Murder Of Molly Bish

The 16-year-old disappeared while she was working as a lifeguard in Warren. Her remains were found three years later.

06/27/2014

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Providence, RI Police ID Remains Found In Elevator Shaft

Providence police have identified the man whose skeletal remains were found at a construction site last year.

06/19/2014

State Democratic Convention at DCU Center in Worcester. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts Democrats Narrow Governor Field To 3

Massachusetts Democrats have narrowed their choice for governor to three, with state Treasurer Steven Grossman topping the balloting among delegates Saturday and Attorney General Martha Coakley narrowly edging out former federal health care administrator Don Berwick.

06/14/2014

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New Traffic Pattern Puts Bumper-To-Bumper Damper On Nahant Beach Days

Nahant police said the traffic backup was the worst they’ve seen in a long time, stretching from the beach along the Nahant causeway to the rotary at the Lynn line.

06/09/2014

Kathryn McDonough in Strafford County Superior Court, June 5, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Defense: Key Witness In Lizzi Marriott Murder Changed Story For Lighter Sentence

Defense lawyers for the man accused of raping and killing a University of New Hampshire student say his girlfriend changed her story and testified against him only to get a reduced sentence.

06/05/2014

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Bedford Residents Shaken By Crash At Neighboring Hanscom Field

Residents who live right behind Hanscom say they were shaken when they heard the explosion and learned a private jet had crashed on takeoff, killing seven people.

06/01/2014

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