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Marty Walsh

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Walsh: City First Responders Must Carry ‘Narcan’

It’s part of a new plan for the city and its partners to cut substance abuse.


Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Boston Gun Buyback Set After Boy’s Shooting Death

Mayor Martin Walsh says Boston’s police department and the city will initiate a gun buyback after a 14-year-old boy was accused of accidentally shooting and killing his 9-year-old brother.


A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed in this home on Morton Street, Feb. 7, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Mayor Plans Gun Buyback Program After Boy’s Shooting Death

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Saturday he plans to hold a gun buyback program in the city to deal with the recent spike in violence.


(Photo courtesy: @MWilliamD/Twitter)

Boston Firefighters Battle Blaze At Back Bay High Rise

The careless disposal of smoking material sparked a large fire inside a condominium building on Mass Ave in Boston on Saturday.


Two people were killed in a shooting in Mattapan early Monday. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Deals With Spike In Homicides

Boston’s new mayor and police commissioner are dealing with a spike in violent crime that has resulted in nine homicides in the city already this year.


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wearing a Broncos jersey after losing a football bet. (Photo from Walsh's Twitter account)

Mayor Walsh Wears Broncos Jersey Following Patriots Loss

Mayor Marty Walsh is making good on his bet with the Mayor of Denver.


Casino supporters hold a demonstration at Suffolk Downs in Revere on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Boston Seeks To Protect Status In Casino Talks

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is asking the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to preserve the city’s rights both as a host and as a surrounding community in talks over proposed casino projects in Revere and Everett.



Daily Talker: Updating Menino’s Signs

Thomas Menino has ended his 20 years as mayor of Boston. And his legacy can be easily seen all over the city.

At the entrances to neighborhoods, outside community centers and parks, even on downtown maps and trash bins, Menino’s name is featured on roughly 2,000 signs.


William Evans (WBZ-TV Photo)

William Evans To Be Named Boston Police Commissioner

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will appoint William Evans as Commissioner of the Boston Police Department.


Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV photo)

New Boston Mayor Fills Key Staff Positions

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has moved to fill several key positions on his staff.