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Protesters staged a die-in upon reaching a police barricade. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Protests Cost More Than $2M In Police Overtime

Protesters in Boston have been peaceful but have tried to shut down major highways.

12/15/2014

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Deval Patrick: Protests Should Help Bridge Fears

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes the national focus on police killings of unarmed black men leads to “a broader and deeper understanding.”

12/14/2014

A protester is arrested near the Nashua Street Jail. (Kim Tunnifcliffe/WBZ)

Police Arrest 23 During Boston Protests

State police are asking protesters to stay off of highways and other major roads.

12/13/2014

Protesters march through Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Of Protesters March Through Somerville, Cambridge

It was a second night of protests as hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets of Somerville and Cambridge.

12/05/2014

Boston protesters march around the city. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Boston Protesters Lack Unified Message

Jon Keller says protesters have a voice and sympathetic audience, but their message is not clear.

12/05/2014

Protesters gather outside Boston Common tree lighting ceremony. (Photo credit Jim Armstrong)

Hundreds Protest Eric Garner Decision At Boston Common Tree Lighting

Demonstrators began marching around the streets of Boston Thursday afternoon to protest the Eric Garner case.

12/04/2014

Protesters attempt to walk onto Mass. Pike in Boston late Tuesday night. (WBZ-TV)

51 Arrested In Boston Ferguson Protests, Trooper Bitten

State Police say 51 people were arrested in Boston late Tuesday night during protests of a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager.

11/26/2014

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans (WBZ-TV)

Boston Police Commissioner Urges Students Protest Peacefully After Ferguson Decision

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans sent a message addressed to college students Thursday asking that any demonstrations be responsible and peaceful.

11/20/2014

Protesters outside the Market Basket in Tilton, NH. (Photo by Doug Cope-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Market Basket Protesters To Hold Final Rally Friday

Market Basket protesters plan to hold their final rally on Friday in Tewksbury, according to group organizers.

07/23/2014

Empty shelves and counters like this one in Somerville are becoming more common at Market Basket. (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket’s Empty Shelves Force Shoppers To Other Stores

Picketers aren’t stopping shoppers outside several local Market Basket supermarkets, but the empty shelves inside are driving many away.

07/22/2014

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