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August 23, 2019

Florida Man Kidnaps 12-year-old Thinking He Has Drugs, Boy Jumps Out of Moving Truck to Escape, Police Say

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to kidnap a boy as he was walking home from school and asking him for drugs.
August 23, 2019

Kobe Bryant Birthday: Facts to Celebrate the Basketball Legend’s 41st Birthday

In his 41 years of life, basketball legend Kobe Bryant has racked up achievements few can even dream of accomplishing.
August 23, 2019

SAT Checklist: How Long Is SAT? Which Calculators Are Accepted, Last Minute Tips

The SAT can be a stressful time in a high school student's life, but fortunately, almost every question a student has can be answered ahead of time.
August 23, 2019

Justice Department Sends White Nationalist, Anti-Semitic ‘News’ to Immigration Judges

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week sent a morning news briefing to all immigration court employees across America that contained a link to a blog post from a white nationalist website filled with anti-Semitic references.
August 23, 2019

‘If no another enticing than you comes alongside’: Here’s why a Boston City Council candidate wrote about her canvassing experiences

Hélène Vincent knows the realities of the campaign trail.The Boston City Council District 8 candidate knocks on 100 to 150 doors a day — a necessity in local politics to get the word out to voters, she says.
August 23, 2019

Peter Pan bus driver denies locking lady in baggage compartment

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A bus driver accused of locking a passenger in the vehicle’s luggage compartment denies the allegations.
August 23, 2019

Massachusetts state trooper hospitalized after crash

A Massachusetts State Police trooper was taken to the hospital Thursday following a crash near an on-ramp to the Mass. Pike eastbound.
August 23, 2019

Why Are So Many NRA Board Members Jumping Ship?

If you blinked, you might have missed it.In just a span of a few hours on Tuesday, news reports revealed that several National Rifle Association board members had resigned following a long string of recent defections, and that one of the organization's top lobbyists threw in the towel as well.
August 23, 2019

A Mass. lady wrote an essay a few ‘traumatic sexual encounter.’ Then the person it was about began threatening her.

A 35-year-old Florida man pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges related to launching an “extensive cyberstalking and threats campaign” against a Massachusetts woman.
August 23, 2019

‘We misplaced every part we labored towards for 20 years’: Family tries to maneuver on after hearth guts Woburn residence

When a fire tore through a triple-decker home on Sturgis Street in Woburn last week, resident Kathleen Trowbridge said her family lost everything, including their pet cat.