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An Eastie ‘Pub' With Great Grub, From Pizza to Pasta to Steak Tips

It’s no secret that heading south of Boston will bring you to bar pizza country, while heading north of the city will get you into areas known for roast beef sandwiches. But the cities, towns and neighborhoods immediately north of Boston also have a common thread of another kind.

Prosecutor: 2-year-old who died allegedly exposed to drugs

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts prosecutor says a mother has been charged with reckless endangerment of a child in connection with the death of her 2-year-old daughter, who allegedly was exposed to illegal drugs while the two were living in a car in Peabody. The 28-year-old woman was ordered held without bail following her arraignment Friday. She pleaded not guilty to the charge, as well as to a charge of permitting substantial injuries to a child. The prosecutor said the child was brought to a hospital on Jan. 18 after she appeared unresponsive. Efforts to revive her were unsuccessful. A message seeking comment was left for the woman's lawyer.

Driver hits several parked cars, overturns vehicle in Mattapan

BOSTON (WHDH) - An investigation is underway after a driver crashed into several parked cars before overturning their vehicle in Mattapan late Friday night. Officers responding to Wellington Street found several damaged vehicles and a vehicle on its side in the roadway. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Seattle, Austin, Boston Best Metro Areas for STEM Professionals

The top three metro areas for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals cuts a line clear across the United States, with West Coast metropolis Seattle in the top spot, followed by Texas startup hub Austin and East Coast college town Boston rounding out the trio. These were among the...

7-Month-Old Baby of Mother Accused of Strangling Her Kids Has Died

A 7-month-old baby who was the lone survivor of an alleged attack by his own mother has succumbed to his injuries, authorities announced Friday. The baby boy had suffered traumatic injuries in the alleged attack earlier this week that left two other children, aged 5 and 3, dead. Prosecutors say the children's mother, Lindsay Clancy, strangled the children before jumping from a window in an apparent suicide attempt. Police have been probing whether Clancy was suffering from postpartum psychosis when she allegedly attacked her children. The 32-year-old is currently in recovery in a Boston hospital while in police custody on murder charges, as well as three counts of strangulation or suffocation, and three counts of assault and battery with a deadly weapon.Read it at Boston

5 Investigates: New drug contributing to overdose epidemic in Massachusetts

BROCKTON, Mass. — In Boston and across the state, an animal tranquilizer called xylazine is being mixed with opioids and is intensifying concerns surrounding the overdose epidemic in Massachusetts. “It’s all over Massachusetts,” said Julie Burns, the president and CEO of RIZE Massachusetts, a public-private partnership dedicated to funding...

Protests for Tyre Nichols in Boston Expected This Afternoon

Protests are expected in Boston this afternoon after the release of footage showing the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, a Black driver who died three days after a confrontation with police in Memphis, Tennessee. A rally is scheduled at around 2pm in the Boston Common. Warning: the videos of the...

In the Making: Prison Outreach Program

“We know that giving women education reduces recidivism. We also know that women come to incarceration with so many needs… We as woodworkers can’t take on all those needs, but we can take on this one part of re-entry, through education and training.”. On Thursday, January 26, 2023...

Emergency crews pull woman from underneath Green Line train in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - Emergency crews worked together to pull a woman from underneath a Green Line train in Boston late Friday night. The incident occurred just before midnight on Commonwealth Avenue near Boston University Central station on the Green Line B Branch. Boston fire officials say crews responding to the...

Statement from Boston Police Commissioner Michael A. Cox on the death of Tyre Nichols

Statement from Boston Police Commissioner Michael A. Cox on the death of Tyre Nichols:. The Boston Police Department sends our deepest condolences to the entire family of Tyre Nichols. We share their sadness and outrage at this unnecessary loss of life. We and anyone capable of compassion understand how wrong this incident was and why it evokes anger and frustration.

Investigation underway after driver crashes into building in Dorchester

BOSTON (WHDH) - A car crashed into a building in Dorchester on Friday. A red sedan could be seen smashed against the side of a building at the intersection of New England and Mallard avenues, according to police. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. No additional information was...

Union Hospital site has a name: Solimine

LYNN — The 150-unit senior affordable housing complex under construction near the former Union Hospital at 500 Lynnfield St. will be named “The Solimine House” after the business owners and The post Union Hospital site has a name: Solimine appeared first on Itemlive.

Two men plead guilty to manslaughter in 2017 killing at Braintree hotel

DEDHAM ― Two men admitted to killing 19-year-old Reina Rodriguez in 2017 in a Braintree hotel room, pleading guilty to manslaughter charges. Norfolk Superior Court Judge Beverly Cannone sentenced Kenyonte Galmore, 27, to 18 to 20 years in state prison, while Kentavious Coleman received seven years in prison. Both men are from Mississippi and were credited with the time they spent in jail awaiting trial. ...