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Aaron Hernandez Takes The Stand, Faces Murder Charge Aaron Hernandez Takes The Stand, Faces Murder Charge
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Aaron Hernandez was arrested in June on a count of first degree murder. He finally took the stand for the crime on Wednesday, October 9th, and was questioned about a possible conflict of interest between lawyers on the case. Hernandez …

Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Restrictions Lifted Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Restrictions Lifted
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According to the lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, his special status in prison is making it too hard for them to defend him. They have asked a judge to lift some of the restrictions placed on the bomber, …

Homeless Man Returns $42,000 Found in Backpack Homeless Man Returns $42,000 Found in Backpack
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In a day where stories on the tragic Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C. has been the bulk of the headlines, the story of one man who returned a large sum of money should make your day a little brighter. …

Drug ‘Molly’ Causing Arrests and Death Drug ‘Molly’ Causing Arrests and Death

Two people were pulled over on Saturday night a little after 7:00 in Brookline, MA. They were on the intersection of Commonwealth Ave and Pleasant Street. Police officers smelled burned marijuana coming from the car and saw what looked like …

Netflix Now Putting Out Regional ISP Speed Index Reports Netflix Now Putting Out Regional ISP Speed Index Reports

Over the weekend, Netflix put out its first Regional ISP Speed Index Snapshot looking at the greater Boston area. We’ll be seeing more of these regional reports to come. The most significant finding from this particular index is that no …

Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome

James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster accused of killing nearly 20 people, has been found guilty of 32 charges that include murder, racketeering, and money laundering. The 83-year old, who inspired a character in the popular Scorsese film “The …

Boston Cop With Bomber Photos Stripped of Badge, Gun Boston Cop With Bomber Photos Stripped of Badge, Gun

David Powell reported here last week on the scandal involving pictures of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev run by Rolling Stone magazine, including a cover photo. One Massachusetts state trooper, Sergeant Sean Murphy, tactical photographer on site for the apprehension …

Whitey Bulger’s Partner Sings for Jury Whitey Bulger’s Partner Sings for Jury

Whitey Bulger ran from the law for 16 years. Twelve of those years were spent on the FBI’s most wanted list. The only reward bigger than the price on Bulger was for Osama Bin Laden himself. He was featured on …

Boston Bomber Photographer Lashes Out Against Rolling Stone Boston Bomber Photographer Lashes Out Against Rolling Stone
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Like many people, the Boston Police staff photographer who was on the scene for the capture of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a bit put off by Rolling Stone’s latest attempt at relevancy. The magazine’s cover story, …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Pleads Not Guilty to Boston Marathon Bombings Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Pleads Not Guilty to Boston Marathon Bombings

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev this week pleaded not guilty to 30 charges related to the bombings, which killed three people and injured over 150 others back in April of this year. According to a Boston Globe report, Tsarnaev’s …

Brad Stevens Hired As New Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Hired As New Celtics Coach
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The Butler Bulldogs will play their first season in the revamped Big East next season, but they will do so without wonderboy coach Brad Stevens. As reported by ESPN this afternoon, the Boston Celtics have hired Stevens to replace former …

Whitey Bulger Trial Begins, Juror Falls Asleep Whitey Bulger Trial Begins, Juror Falls Asleep
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Whitey Bulger, the infamous Boston gangster whose life has inspired several books and films–including “The Departed”–began his trial today on racketeering and murder charges. The story of how he rose to power over the Winter Hill Gang, allegedly killed 19 …

Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings
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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick this week admitted to celebrating the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects by getting drunk. According to a Boston Herald report, the governor was speaking to a Cambridge-area marketing company this week when he admitted …

Boston Fire Chief Resigns in Wake of Bombing Boston Fire Chief Resigns in Wake of Bombing

Boston Fire Department Chief Steve Abraira resigned this week. He will be stepping down on June 7, with Chief of Operations John Hasson selected to become acting Chief. Abraira was named chief less than two years ago, in December of …

Rihanna 3 Hours Late For Boston Show Rihanna 3 Hours Late For Boston Show

It seems that Justin Bieber isn’t the only pop star that is having trouble getting to concerts on time. According to a Boston Magazine report, R&B star Rihanna was three hours late taking the stage at her Boston concert Monday …

Kevin Spacey Photobombs Woman in Boston Kevin Spacey Photobombs Woman in Boston

Photobombs are nothing new to the internet, but it’s rare that a celebrity participates in ‘ruining’ a tourist photo. This week, a woman became internet-famous for a short time after a friend of hers posted a picture of her standing …

Boston Bombing Suspects: 3 More Arrested Boston Bombing Suspects: 3 More Arrested

Police have reportedly taken three classmates of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev into custody for questioning, but are stressing that they are not considered to be suspects at this time. Authorities arrested the three students to find out whether bomb-making materials were taken …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Complaint Describes Carjacking Episode Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Complaint Describes Carjacking Episode

As previously reported, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been officially charged with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction (an improvised explosive device) against persons and property within the United States resulting …

Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings

Reddit’s General Manager Erik Martin has posted a formal and heartfelt apology on behalf of the site and its many users for the part they played in the spreading of false information in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. …

Zooey Deschanel Named As Suspect In Boston Bombing (In Captioning Error) Zooey Deschanel Named As Suspect In Boston Bombing (In Captioning Error)

Actress/musician Zooey Deschanel was named as the 19-year old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in an erroneous caption on FOX 4 in Dallas. Peter Ogburn noticed this, and tweeted the screencap: Oh come on, Fox twitter.com/peterogburn/st… — Peter Ogburn …

Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Responding To Authorities Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Responding To Authorities

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, has been unable to speak, but has been responding to questioning from authorities, according to reports. Since being apprehended on Friday, Tsarnaev has been too badly injured to speak, after …