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 2020-07-08 03:27 

CBS Boston

Brockton Rox Hold Home Opener Without Fans In Stands...

Baseball has returned in Massachusetts. The Brockton Rox began play in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League Tuesday night....

 2020-07-08 03:13 

WCVB

New evidence suggests coronavirus is airborne as US cases pass 3 million mark...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, is now calling for masks to be mandated....

 2020-07-08 03:10 

WCVB

Many of Harvard's international students terrified by latest ICE guidelines...

Due to the school's decision to teach all of its classes online this fall, its foreign students will be forced to leave the country....

 2020-07-08 03:09 

The Boston Globe

University of California system names 1st Black president...

Dr. Michael Drake was chosen Tuesday to be president of the University of California, the first Black leader in the system's 150-year history....

 2020-07-08 03:04 

CBS Boston

Mayor Walsh Warns Boston Tourism Will Have Slow Return...

As several tourist destinations in Boston plan to reopen soon, Mayor Marty Walsh warns the industry is in for "a bit of a ride."...

 2020-07-08 03:03 

Boston Herald

Asian shares mixed as pandemic saps buying momentum...

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as uncertainty over the pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that has been driving prices higher....

 2020-07-08 02:56 

The Boston Globe

Trouble in NFL? League proposes placing portion of players' 2020 salaries into escrow...

The players' union does not intend to agree to the proposal, according to a person with knowledge of the union's views....

 2020-07-08 02:55 

The Boston Globe

Worcester man charged with murder following dispute over restaurant bill...

Leroy Thompson, 25, allegedly shot Joshua Lopez, 24, who was seated in a car parked outside of of Thompson's home on Sunday. Lopez died Monday at a hospital. Thompson, already charged with assault, will be arraigned on a murder charge Friday, official...

 2020-07-08 02:55 

The Boston Globe

Blackhawks sticking with name, say it honors, respects namesake...

The Chicago team is coming down on the same side of the ongoing debate as the Atlanta Braves, who also aren't considering a change....

 2020-07-08 02:52 

WCVB

Video: High threat of downpours, strong winds with increase in heat, humidity...

With a lot of clouds in place and the muggy weather, it will feel a bit uncomfortable Wednesday morning....

 2020-07-08 02:47 

Boston.com

State commissioner for the deaf allegedly wore KKK-like robes, was part of now-suspended college fraternity...
 2020-07-08 02:43 

WCVB

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural...

A White man and a White woman who allegedly painted over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural this weekend are each facing a hate crime charge for the act....

 2020-07-08 02:42 

The Boston Globe

COVID-19 mask policy got on his nerves...

A customer gets angry about a restaurant's mask policy in Hingham, a group of young people break into a city-owned building in Newton, and other odd tales from local police blotters....

 2020-07-08 02:38 

Boston 25 News

Coronavirus outbreak at Missouri summer camp infects at least 82 campers, counselors, staff...

Of the 82 confirmed cases, 31 of the patients testing positive for COVID-19 were tested at the camp and the rest were tested at home....

 2020-07-08 02:35 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Police investigating Pittsfield shooting...

PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police are investigating a shooting on Kent Avenue....

 2020-07-08 02:25 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: New Zealand to charge patient who went shopping...

New Zealand authorities say they will press charges against a coronavirus patient who escaped quarantine in Auckland and went shopping at a supermarket...

 2020-07-08 02:22 

The Boston Globe

Trump bashes Harvard's online learning plan for fall semester as 'the easy way out'...

President Trump blasted Harvard University for taking "the easy way out" by continuing to hold classes online this fall in response to the coronavirus pandemic, as he pushed Tuesday for schools and colleges to reopen despite rising numbers of COVI...

 2020-07-08 02:21 

Boston 25 News

Fraud involving Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program in Mass. continues...

For the first time, Massachusetts has revealed the extent of the fraud involving the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program....

 2020-07-08 02:16 

Boston.com

Politics White House urges schools to reopen in fall...

Trump said in-person education was essential for the well-being of students, parents and the country as a whole, and he vowed to keep up the pressure on governors to open buildings....

 2020-07-08 02:16 

The Boston Globe

Chief justice hospitalized last month after fall, Supreme Court says...

Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. suffered a fall at a Maryland country club last month that required an overnight stay in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday night....

 2020-07-08 02:12 

Boston 25 News

Michigan auto worker stabbed by co-worker during break, police say...

A line-cutting incident that simmered for nearly a week led to the stabbing of a worker at a Michigan auto plant late Monday, authorities said....

 2020-07-08 02:12 

Boston Herald

Niece's book says Trump views 'cheating as a way of life'...

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's upbringing in a deeply dysfunctional family makes him a uniquely destructive and unstable leader for the country, his estranged niece writes in a scathing new book, perhaps the most personal in a series of deeply unfl...

 2020-07-08 02:00 

Boston 25 News

Local college students are nervous that ICE will deport them if on-line classes don’t go to in-person learning...

On Monday, ICE officials announced that international students who attend colleges that have turned to online classes maybe deported or they are forced to transfer to another university that offers in-person learning....

 2020-07-08 02:00 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Springfield mayor cracking down on illegal fireworks...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Illegal fireworks went off across western Mass over the Fourth of July weekend....

 2020-07-08 01:56 

WCVB

Remains of North Carolina man who vanished 36 years ago identified through DNA match...

The remains of a man found along a country road in Alabama nearly 36 years ago have been matched to a North Carolina missing person's case....

 2020-07-08 01:52 

Boston 25 News

‘Like a war zone’: Florida man, 82, fatally shoots neighbor, 11-year-old girl...

An 82-year-old Florida man fatally shot a neighbor and his 11-year-old daughter after a dispute over a dog, authorities said Tuesday....

 2020-07-08 01:52 

WCVB

Dutch police discover secret torture site hidden in shipping containers...

Officers also found three stolen delivery vans, two BMWs, seven handguns and a Chinese variant of the AK-47. "In total, 25 weapons were found with the suspects," the Dutch National Prosecutor's Office said....

 2020-07-08 01:45 

Boston 25 News

Yanks' Cole learns safety-protocol lesson in 1st intrasquad...

New York ace Gerrit Cole learned the hard way about one of baseball's new coronavirus safety protocols during an intrasquad game at Yankee Stadium...

 2020-07-08 01:44 

The Boston Globe

Congress created coronavirus aid, then reaped the benefits, data show...

At least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government data....

 2020-07-08 01:25 

WCVB

This student collected garbage to pay for college. Now he's headed to Harvard Law School...

As he reflects on his growth, Rehan Staton credits his time as a sanitation worker for helping him see his potential....

 2020-07-08 01:20 

The Boston Globe

Trump's worldview forged by neglect and trauma at home, niece says in book...

Trump's worldview forged by neglect and trauma at home, niece says in book...

 2020-07-08 01:19 

Boston Herald

Kennedy, Markey head to jail to talk criminal justice reform...

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III called for sweeping criminal justice reform that extends far beyond jails during a forum Tuesday that showed little room between the Democratic primary rivals when it comes to addressing policing an...

 2020-07-08 01:18 

WHDH

'Very upsetting': ICE deportation policy upends students' plans...

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) Chess champion Tamer Karatekin, originally from Istanbul, has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from MIT and was planning on pursuing......

 2020-07-08 01:16 

The Boston Globe

Newton police investigate after man interrupts protest, speeds through crowd...

Newton police are investigating after a white man interrupted a peaceful, youth-led Black Lives Matter demonstration outside City Hall Tuesday afternoon, argued with high school students and their teachers, then sped away in a pickup truck — passing...

 2020-07-08 01:15 

Boston 25 News

Suspected driver in July Fourth shooting that killed Chicago girl, 7, charged with murder, battery...

Reginald Merrill, 33, of Chicago has been charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery after Natalia Wallace, 7, was shot in the head around 9:15 p.m. Saturday....

 2020-07-08 01:10 

The Boston Globe

BPS moves forward with a new exam school test, despite calls to suspend it because of pandemic...

Two days after the Opportunity and Achievement Gap task force unanimously to recommend suspending the exam school test this year in order to diversify Boston's most prestigious public high schools, the Boston Public Schools announced it had selected a...

 2020-07-08 01:10 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: Cory Booker wins N.J. Democratic Senate primary...

Cory Booker has won New Jersey's Democratic Senate primary...

 2020-07-08 01:06 

WHDH

Boston hotel linked to outbreak of coronavirus cases back open...

The Boston hotel linked to a major outbreak of coronavirus cases is back open and ready for guests. Back in February, the Marriott Long Wharf......

 2020-07-08 01:05 

The Boston Globe

North Shore Navigators have Futures League home opener at Fraser Field in Lynn...

With the Cape Cod League and New England Collegiate Baseball League canceling their seasons because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the area's top collegiate players are in the Futures League,...

 2020-07-08 01:05 

The Boston Globe

US notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization...

The move could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change, and former vice president Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected....

 2020-07-08 00:47 

The Boston Globe

Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall...

President Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort to reopen schools this fall....

 2020-07-08 00:47 

The Boston Globe

WHO to review evidence of airborne transmission of coronavirus...

After hundreds of specialists urged the World Health Organization to review mounting scientific research, the agency acknowledged Tuesday that airborne transmission of the coronavirus may be a threat in indoor spaces....

 2020-07-08 00:46 

WCVB

Former accountant for Mass. town accused of stealing more than $729,000...

He is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from multiple Massachusetts towns through fraudulent billing....

 2020-07-08 00:45 

Boston 25 News

Two senior GOP senators to skip convention in Florida...

A pair of the Senate's most senior Republicans are skipping the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, where President Donald Trump will be nominated for a second term...

 2020-07-08 00:42 

Boston 25 News

Chicago toddler dies after being punched repeatedly in face, police say...

A 23-month-old boy died Tuesday when he was beaten to death during a domestic dispute in a Chicago neighborhood, authorities said....

 2020-07-08 00:41 

WHDH

Police: Man caught with loaded gun after foot chase in Mattapan...

A man is facing weapons charges after police say they caught him with a loaded gun following a foot chase in Mattapan Tuesday, police said.......

 2020-07-08 00:41 

The Boston Globe

Movement for Black Lives seeks sweeping legislative changes...

Proposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation's criminal justice system through such changes as eliminating agencies like the Drug Enforcement Administration and the use of surveillance technology was unveiled Tuesday by the M...

 2020-07-08 00:40 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: Biden wins New Jersey's Democratic primary...

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won New Jersey's mostly mail-in Democratic presidential primary...

 2020-07-08 00:39 

The Boston Globe

Black Lives Matter may be the largest movement in US history...

The recent Black Lives Matter protests peaked on June 6, when half a million people turned out in nearly 550 places across the United States. That was a single day in more than a month of protests that still continue....

 2020-07-08 00:36 

WCVB

New Hampshire governor will not require masks for Trump rally...

Some city leaders in Portsmouth are asking the governor to make mask-wearing mandatory ahead of a planned rally this weekend for President Donald Trump....

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