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Teen Killed In Springfield Shooting ID'd; 2 Charged With His Murder: DA
Police have identified the 17-year-old who was gunned down in a Springfield apartment on Sunday, Sept. 24, authorities said.
Javian Lopez, 17, of Springfield, was found shot just before midnight in the 100 block of Lionet Benoit Road, the Hampden County District Attorney's Office said. Paramedics rushed him to Baystate Medical Center, where he later died of his wounds.
Xavier Rivera, 20, of Ware, and Luis Reyes-Santiago, 18, of Springfield, are accused of the killing and are being held without bail, the prosecutor said. They are charged with:
Carrying a firearm wi…
Netflix To Film Best-Seller Adaptation In Mass This Week: Report
Is Massachusetts the perfect spot for "The Perfect Couple?" Netflix thinks so.
The streaming giant will film scenes for "Perfect Couple," a six-part miniseries adaptation of Elin Hilderbrand’s murder mystery novel "The Perfect Couple," on Thursday, Sept. 28, on Nantucket, according to the Nantucket Current.
The miniseries wrapped principal photography earlier this year after filming in Chatham and surrounding areas, reports said.
Nicole Kidman, Liev Schrieber, Dakota Fanning, Eve Hewson, and Omar Epps will star in the lead roles. Meghann Fahy, a Longmeadow …
Injured Mass Woman Rescued From New Hampshire Hiking Trail
A 30-year-old Massachusetts woman was carried out from a popular New Hampshire hiking trail over the weekend after she suffered a "significant lower leg injury," authorities announced.
Leenah Hassan, of Boston, was hiking with friends on the Lonesome Lake trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire, around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. Hassan stopped along the three-mile loop to take a photo of the lake, slipped on a wet rock, and fell "awkwardly" on her leg, NH Fish and Game Conservation Officers said.
Cell phone service in that area is "spotty," but authorities received a 911…
Covid-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States
A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations has now been identified in 10 states.
Cases of the BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, have been confirmed in:
The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan who reportedly had mild symptoms.
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At a World Health Organization (WHO) news briefing late last month, authorities said …
CT Man Gets Prison Time For Tax Evasion: Ordered To Pay Over $160K To IRS
A 61-year-old Connecticut man will spend time in prison for filing a false tax return and providing false documentation to an Internal Revenue Service attorney, federal officials announced.
Tolland County resident David Kamal, age 61, of Stafford, was sentenced on Monday, Sept. 11 to eight months in prison for tax evasion, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced.
Earlier Report - CT Man Charged With Tax Fraud, Obstruction, ID Theft Offenses
According to federal officials, Kamal, a former Hebron resident, purposefully evaded taxes for the 2012 tax…
Hurricane Lee: Mass Leaders Prepare For Storm's Impact, MBTA Alters Some Routes
With Hurricane Lee drawing closer to New England, Massachusetts leaders are bracing for the expected damaging wind gusts, heavy downpours, and storm surges, and they are urging residents to do the same.
The storm, which was rated as a Category 1 hurricane as of Friday, Sept. 15, is expected to hit the state on Friday evening, Sept. 15, and have lasting effects until Saturday evening, according to the latest weather forecasts.
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Many areas of coastal Massachusetts have issued tro…
Boston Doctor Accused Of Masturbating Next To Child On Plane Indicted: Feds
Dr. Sudipta Mohanty, a former doctor at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, who was arrested last month after a teenage girl said he masturbated next to her on a flight, has been indicted, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said.
Mohanty, age 33, of Cambridge, was indicted on a charge of lewd, indecent, and obscene acts while in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, the prosecutor announced Wednesday, Sept. 13.
Mohanty, who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2014, was flying from Honolulu to Boston on May 27, 2022.
You Could Be $100K Richer And Not Know It, But Time's Running Out To Claim It
Like a fairy tale in reverse, a winning lottery ticket will soon turn back into a worthless piece if its owner doesn't hand it over before the end of the month.
The Massachusetts State Lottery announced that a Mass Cash ticket purchased at Joe’s Kwik Mart, 287 Prospect St. in Cambridge, on Sept. 30, 2022, will expire on Sept. 29.
The winner numbers are 07-11-16-27-29.
Whoever has the ticket must turn it in at one of the Lottery claim centers in Braintree, Dorchester, Lawrence, New Bedford, West Springfield, and Worcester before the expiration date.