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BOSTON | Police officer, bystander die from gunshot wounds

BOSTON — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer’s gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own firearm around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, and died from the injuries at South Shore … Continue reading BOSTON | Police officer, bystander die from gunshot wounds

BOSTON | Red Sox beat Blue Jays 6-2 on Bogaerts’ walkoff slam in 10th

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts relaxed to the beat of his favorite walk-up song. Three pitchers later, he was stunned by excitement rounding the bases. Bogaerts hit a game-ending grand slam with one out in 10th inning, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 29th homer to carry the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox beat Blue Jays 6-2 on Bogaerts’ walkoff slam in 10th

BOSTON | Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

BOSTON — Kevin Pillar had four hits and Justin Smoak had three, including a pair of homers, and they drove in four runs apiece on Friday night to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 13-7 and snap Boston’s 10-game winning streak. Dwight Smith Jr. also homered for Toronto, which won for the … Continue reading BOSTON | Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Kelly A. Lynch, Former Controller of Small Business Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $229,000

BOSTON, Ms. – A Boston woman pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to bank fraud in connection with the embezzlement of over $229,000 from a small business that employed her. Kelly A. Lynch, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani scheduled sentencing for Oct. 9, … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Kelly A. Lynch, Former Controller of Small Business Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $229,000

BOSTON | Ex-employee criticizes investigation into top Globe editor

BOSTON— A former Boston Globe employee who accused the newspaper’s top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages is criticizing an investigation that found he didn’t violate the company’s anti-harassment policy. Former Boston.com writer and editor Hilary Sargent says in a statement issued Friday she’s “incredibly disappointed” by the Globe’s announcement it had cleared top … Continue reading BOSTON | Ex-employee criticizes investigation into top Globe editor

BOSTON | Betts’ slam leads Red Sox past Blue Jays 6-4 for 10th in row

BOSTON — Mookie Betts fouled off seven pitches before hitting a grand slam that helped the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday night, extending their winning streak to 10 games. Betts added an RBI single in the seventh inning and went 2 for 4, increasing the top batting average in … Continue reading BOSTON | Betts’ slam leads Red Sox past Blue Jays 6-4 for 10th in row

BOSTON | ‘The Rock’ joining group that champions rights for disabled

BOSTON— Dwayne Johnson plays an amputee in his latest movie. Now he’s jumping in to help people with disabilities in real life. Johnson, who plays a former FBI agent with a prosthetic leg in the new action thriller “Skyscraper,” said Thursday he’s joining the Boston-based Ruderman Family Foundation, a leading voice in calling for more … Continue reading BOSTON | ‘The Rock’ joining group that champions rights for disabled

BOSTON | Red Sox beat Rangers 8-4 for 8th straight win

BOSTON — Andrew Benintendi bolstered his All-Star credentials with a pair of doubles and two RBIs in his final game before fan votes are tallied, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to eight games. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a pair of RBI doubles … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox beat Rangers 8-4 for 8th straight win