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Protesters gather in Boston after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

BOSTON – Hundreds of people demonstrated in Boston Friday night in opposition of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Protesters rallied at Park Street Station before marching through Boston to Copley Square. The Copley Square protest shut down a section of Boylston Street. After a passionate presentation of speakers here, they marched to the State House, filling the street and blocking all traffic.State lawmakers can now determine access to abortion after the Supreme Court's historic decision Friday. In response, Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order to protect access to reproductive health care services in Massachusetts. Some protesters expressed...
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Man Charged in Deadly Roxbury Shooting

A man has been charged with murder in a deadly shooting earlier this month in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. Police said the shooting took place in the Rockland Street area around 9:30 p.m. on June 12. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man, later identified as 20-year-old Jordan...
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Massachusetts Catholic leaders respond to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Boston’s Cardinal-Archbishop called the ruling "deeply significant and encouraging." Catholic leaders across Massachusetts spoke out in support of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that made abortion legal at a federal level. The Cardinal-Archbishop of Boston Seán Patrick O’Malley released...

Double stabbing outside Hyde Park bar

Live Boston reports two people were stabbed outside the Cavan Cafe, 1406 Hyde Park Ave. around 11:45 p.m. on Thursday. Both victims were expected to survive.

One dead in Groveland apartment fire

GROVELAND - Authorities are investigating an apartment fire that left one man dead.The fire broke out at a four-unit apartment building on Manor Drive on Friday afternoon. Groveland Police arrived at the scene first and spotted two people trapped on the second floor. Police and firefighters worked to rescue the occupants. Rescuers then found a man in a first-floor apartment. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Groveland firefighters were on a medical call at the time of the fire and requested mutual aid from the West Newbury and Georgetown fire departments.

Court: Harvard can be sued for distress over slave photos

A Connecticut woman who says she’s descended from slaves who are portrayed in widely published, historical photos owned by Harvard University can sue the school for emotional distress, Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Thursday. The state’s Supreme Judicial Court partly vacated a lower court ruling that dismissed a complaint...

Red Sox Reportedly Recall Pitching Prospect For Upcoming Spot Start

You wouldn’t know it by watching them continue to rail off wins, but the Boston Red Sox have been bitten by the injury bug lately. Boston currently has seven players on the injured list, including starting pitchers Nathan Eovaldi and Garrett Whitlock, who are both dealing with inflammatory injuries that have held pushed back their initial return dates. With Tanner Houck ineligible to slide into a starting role in their upcoming series against the Blue Jays in Toronto, due to his vaccination status, the Red Sox have reportedly called on yet another minor league pitcher to make a spot start.
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Report: Celtics' Finals run impacted Bradley Beal as FA decision looms

Bradley Beal has been with Washington Wizards for his entire NBA career. But his loyalty might be tested this summer. Amid speculation that Beal is expected to decline his $36.4 million player option and enter unrestricted free agency on June 30, Audacy's Quinton Mayo reported on his podcast, The Quinton Mayo Show, that the All-Star guard has yet to make up his mind about whether he'll re-sign with Washington or seek greener pastures.

Red Sox: Rafael Devers makes Cal Quantrill pay for celebrating too soon

Raffy Devers makes Cal Quantrill pay in Red Sox – Guardians clash. Well, Red Sox Nation, our string of the schedule against the dregs of the MLB is over for now and the fellas are about to start a run that could decide where the 2022 season goes. Tonight the team is in Cleveland in a Wild Card battle against the Guardians and boy has there already been some fireworks.

POLICE LOG: 6-25-2022

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MBTA, developer work to repair structural damage at Government Center

BOSTON - On Saturday, shuttle buses continued to run near Government Center as a team of engineers continued work to repair structural damage at the parking garage.Construction crews teamed up with developers to reinforce compromised columns that forced the MBTA to shut down part of the system.On Thursday afternoon, HYM, the contractor demolishing the Government Center Garage, notified the MBTA that a garage support column in the MBTA tunnel is severely deteriorated, making the tunnel area unsafe for Green Line and Orange Line trains.HYM said the column was compromised from water damage is not the result of ongoing construction work at the garage.MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak contradicted that statement, placing blame on the construction company. On Friday, the MBTA tweeted, "We are assisting the developer to gain access to the support columns to begin reinforcing the structures. Repair work is underway and we will continue to support their contractors by delivering workers and materials to the site."Green Line service is being replaced by shuttle buses between Government Center and Lechmere. The Orange Line is suspended between North Station and Back Bay. Safety experts are working to determine when it will be safe for trains to enter the tunnels again. 

2 hurt after fire breaks out on 20th floor of Boston high-rise

BOSTON -- A fire at a high-rise in Boston closed down the ramps to I-93 in both directions, along with multiple streets in the area Friday. Drivers were asked to avoid Congress Street around 11 a.m. as firefighters worked to put out a fire on the 20th floor of a building.  The 43-story building at One Congress is under construction, forcing firefighters to enter from the third floor. About 300-400 workers were in the building when the fire broke out, according to Deputy Chief James Green. All construction workers are accounted for. Two workers did need to be evaluated by...

Dick's, Starbucks among companies to cover employees' abortion-related travel

BOSTON -  After the Supreme Court ruled on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, corporate giants from a range of industries pledged to provide support and financial assistance for employees — and, in some cases, their dependents — seeking abortions in states that outlaw the procedure. The court's decision to roll back the nearly 50-year-old landmark ruling, which protected the federal, constitutional right to an abortion, is expected to transform the landscape of reproductive health in America, leaving abortion policy up to individual states and paving the way for numerous states to pass new abortion restrictions. As of Friday afternoon, state...

Quarry drowning victim identified as 18-year-old from Everett

GLOUCESTER - The teen who apparently drowned in a quarry in Gloucester has been identified as 18-year-old Fabieri Fabert of Everett. He was swimming with friends Wednesday but did not resurface. He was underwater for about 90 minutes before divers found him. Fabieri graduated from Everett High School this year. The school will be open on Friday for students who need support.