WHITEY BULGER'S FAMILY TO FILE $200M WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIM

The family of slain mobster James “Whitey” Bulger intends to file a $200 million wrongful death claim against the government today...

MICHELLE CARTER DENIED EARLY RELEASE FROM 2017 CONVICTION

Michelle Carter was denied a request to be released from jail halfway through her 15-month sentence for the role she played in her...

 
 
 

NEW YORK MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO DROPS 2020 PRESIDENTIAL BID

By KAREN MATTHEWS NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. De...

EMASS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STANDINGS

BAY STATE CONFERENCE CAREY TEAM LEAGUE ALL HOME AWAY PF PA Natick 0-0 2-0 1-0 1-0 73 7 Wellesley 0-0 2-0 0-0 2-0 55 13 Newton North...

 
 
 

CENTRAL CATHOLIC, ST. JOHN'S PREP SET FOR SHOWDOWN

Central Catholic and St. John's Prep have represented two-thirds of the Division 1 North version of the Big Three since the new playoff...

DECLAN MORIARTY PUTS IT ALL ON THE LINE FOR BARNSTABLE FOOTBALL

HYANNIS - Building Barnstable's tough offensive line started long before preseason began back in August. Declan Moriarty, the Red Raiders'...

 
 
 

MUSIC STARTS FOR EARTHLINGS AROUND AREA 51 EVENTS IN NEVADA

By KEN RITTER HIKO, Nev. - Sound checks echoed from a distant main stage while Daniel Martinez whirled and danced at dusty makeshift...

‘Ad Astra' baffling, but looks beautiful

‘AD ASTRA' BAFFLING, BUT LOOKS BEAUTIFUL

MOVIE REVIEW “AD ASTRA” Rated PG-13. At AMC Loews Boston Common, Regal Fenway Stadium and suburban theaters. Grade: B- Writer-director...

 
 
 

ISSA LOPEZ CRAFTS MASTERPIECE IN ‘TIGERS'

MOVIE REVIEW “TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID” Not rated. In Spanish with subtitles. At the Brattle Theatre. Grade: A- In “Tigers Are Not Afraid,”...

HARRIET TUBMAN HOUSE SALE COULD SAVE USES

I have written before about the stresses involved with living and navigating in times when mean-spiritedness and vitriol seem to often...

 
 
 

POLICE AID DOESN'T NEED CITIZENS' BLESSING

You're the mayor of a large city adjacent to a major metropolis. Your larger neighbor is hosting a parade and is expecting protesters....

FRACKING COULD PLAY BIG ROLE IN 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

MONACA, Pa. - All Darrin Kelly wanted for the energy workers in Western Pennsylvania was that the Democratic presidential hopefuls...

 
 
 
Bedlam stages a masterful ‘Crucible'

BEDLAM STAGES A MASTERFUL ‘CRUCIBLE'

A handful of teenagers accusing adults of witchcraft could never tear down modern society overnight. No, it would probably take the...

IMPEACHING KAVANAUGH WOULD HURT DEM CANDIDATES

WASHINGTON - The latest smear on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is a disaster for Democrats, and everyone seems to know it except...

 
 
 
‘Ms. Purple' a poignant cinematic treat

‘MS. PURPLE' A POIGNANT CINEMATIC TREAT

MOVIE REVIEW “MS. PURPLE” Not Rated. At Kendall Square Cinema. Grade: A- Beautiful, brutal and poignant, “Ms. Purple” is an intimate...

CITY COUNCIL PLANS HEARING ON SEXUAL, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

City councilors plan to hold a hearing next month on sexual and domestic violence in a public session at Northeastern, which they say...

 
 
 

FEDS ARREST ALLEGED HEZBOLLAH AGENT WHO SCOUTED BOSTON FOR TERRORISM TARGETS

A man the feds say belongs to the terrorist group Hezbollah is accused of scoping potential terrorism targets - including Fenway Park...

JOSH GORDON SAYS HE'S FEELING ‘PRETTY SMOOTH' WITH THE PATRIOTS OFFENSE

FOXBORO - Josh Gordon probably watches Tom Brady take Antonio Brown aside at practice to show him what he's expecting on certain routes,...

 
 
 

SOUTH SHORE VOKE OPTS NOT TO PLAY ITS FOOTBALL AGAINST WEST BRIDGEWATER FRIDAY

Calling it the toughest thing he's ever had to do in his 22 years as athletic director at South Shore Voke, Joe Marani walked out to...

ALEXEI SAAB CASE A REMINDER THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT REMAINS EVER VIGIL

Evil exists, but so, too, does a nation ready to stand against it. With news of the federal indictment of a New Jersey man with ties...

 
 
 



California and 22 states sue federal government over vehicle emissions...

California and 22 states sue federal government over vehicle emissions standards issue

Twenty-three states and other governments are challenging a Trump administration move regarding who can set auto emission standards. Read more ...

Woman convicted in boyfriend's texting suicide case denied parole

Woman convicted in boyfriend's texting suicide case denied parole

The woman convicted of urging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages has been denied early release. Read more ...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

The mayor of America's largest city was one of the last major candidates to enter the race, but his progressive pitch never caught on in the crowded field. Read more ...

De Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race

De Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is ending his presidential campaign. Read more ...

Bill de Blasio calls off doomed presidential bid that ‘nobody wanted'...

Bill de Blasio calls off doomed presidential bid that ‘nobody wanted' - here's what he ‘contributed' to 2020 campaign

New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio has abandoned hopes for the Oval Office and called it quits on his 2020 presidential campaign, which consistently failed to crack one percent in... Read more ...

‘Storm Area 51' Spawns Festivals-And Disorder

‘Storm Area 51' Spawns Festivals-And Disorder

About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada - at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see... Read more ...

Ohio State legend, Heisman winner Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady dies at 85

Ohio State legend, Heisman winner Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady dies at 85

Cassady led the Buckeyes to a national title in 1954 and won the Heisman Trophy the following season. Read more ...

Dulce Alavez remains missing as search for 5-year-old stretches to fifth day

Dulce Alavez remains missing as search for 5-year-old stretches to fifth day

The search for missing 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez stretched into a 5th day Friday as investigators and relatives pleaded for any tips to help find the girl who vanished from... Read more ...

IPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 arrive...

IPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 arrive in stores

IPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 arrive in stores iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 went on sale at 8... Read more ...

Rangers great Dan Girardi retires from NHL

Rangers great Dan Girardi retires from NHL

Longtime Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi announced his retirement Friday after 13 seasons in the NHL. “I would like to thank all my coaches, family, friends and teammates for... Read more ...