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Mark Wahlberg Seeks Pardon for 1988 Assault

Mark Wahlberg Seeks Pardon for 1988 Assault

By Mike Fossum December 7, 2014

Oscar-nominated actor Mark Wahlberg seeks to be pardoned of a 1988 assault conviction, stemming from an incident in which he beat two Asian men. The Transformers: Age of Extinction star filed his pardon application on November 26, and wrote, “I …

Trayvon Martin Memorial Is A Hidden Boston Treasure

A street artist in Boston has constructed his own small memorial to Trayvon Martin. Since the death of Martin over two years ago, America has still remained shaken, and many in the world are finding their own, sometimes small ways, …

Johnny Depp Crashes Willie Nelson’s Boston Show

Johnny Depp crashed Willie Nelson’s show in Boston on Tuesday–and some audience members didn’t even know it. Depp, who is in Boston filming a movie about mobster Whitey Bulger–in which he plays the lead character–simply played guitar throughout Nelson’s set. …

Aaron Hernandez Charged With Boston Double-Murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez this week was charged with two counts of first-degree murder for a 2012 double-murder in Boston. A grand jury released the indictments on Thursday. The charges stem from murders that took place …

Satanic Mass at Harvard Cancelled After Outcry

The provocative “Black Mass” planned to take place at Harvard Extension School this week has been officially cancelled. The event had caused an outcry from Boston’s significant Catholic community. According to a WCVB Boston report, the event has now been …

Mark Wahlberg Producing Micro-Brewery Reality Show

Mark Wahlberg and A&E have reached a deal for an upcoming reality TV show. Called The Big Brew Theory, Wahlberg will serve as producer. The show will follow four MIT graduate students who join an MIT undergrad and work on …

Boston Marathon Bombing Hoax: Man Arrested

Tragic events should inspire people to show empathy for the affected victims with words of support and acts of kindness. Unfortunately, some would prefer to use these horrible incidents to draw all the wrong kinds of attention to themselves. Case …

Boston Marathon Bombings: A Year Later Boston Marathon Bombings: A Year Later

One year ago today, two backpacks containing pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The two blasts took three innocent lives: 8-year-old Martin Richard; 23-year-old Lingzi Lu; and 29-year-old Krystle Campbell. There were 264 reported …

USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid

On Tuesday, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) expressed much interest in narrowing down its field of potential cities to make a bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics. “The dialogue is really around which cities do we think can …

Sam Adams Pulls Out Of Parade Over LGBT Concerns

Sam Adams beer, which is made by Boston Beer Company, will not participate in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston this year due to concerns over how LGBT Irish-Americans are being treated. The company announced the news this …

Train Derailment in Boston Was Speed Related

After a Boston Green Line underground subway derailed, at least 10 people were injured on Monday, mostly with minor injuries. Only one person was said to have sustained serious injuries, according to Boston EMT. EMS officials say the 10 injured …

Stuns in Chanel gown and Tiffany jewels

Jessica Biel showed up on the Oscars 2014 red carpet without husband Justin Timberlake. The actress told Ryan Seacrest that Timberlake was “out on tour, busy working,” referring to her husband’s 20/20 Experience tour. Timberlake performed in Boston last Thursday …

4th place finish in short program earns team bronze

No one could blame American figure skater Ashley Wagner for wanting to prove her detractors wrong in Sochi. And Wagner is holding her own at the Winter Olympics. She finished sixth in the women’s short program on Wednesday. And she …

Boston Bombing Suspect Could Face Death Penalty
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¬†U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Thursday that the government will seek the death penalty in the case of the United States vs. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 20-year-old¬†Tsarnaev is a suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed 3 …

Feds Want Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber
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The Justice Department announced today that they plan to seek the death penalty if a jury finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Boston Marathon bombing occurred last April and took the lives of three people and …

Sam Berns: Inspirational Teen Battling Progeria Dies
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The Progeria Research Program tells us that Sam Berns, the well-loved boy who helped the world become more aware of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, has died this Friday at the age of 17. Sam Berns became an inspiration for many due …

Record Low Temps Expected From Hercules

With winter upon us, it is inevitable that the season will bring storms, ice, snow, and all-around chaos at some point during its allotted months. And 2013 is no exception. Mother Nature has mixed up a large helping of significant …