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Man Swings Bag of Beer Cans at Teen Robbers, Say Police

When a group of seven or eight teenagers tried to rob a man outside a KFC in Dorchester Friday night, the victim used what he had available for protection: beer.






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This town's police pulled over 110 people for texting and driving in 4 hours yesterday

If the drivers didn’t realize it was Distracted Driving Awareness Month before, they do now.








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New general election poll reminds Massachusetts that Donald Trump likely won't win here again in November

Remember when Donald Trump swamped the rest of the field by double digits in the Massachusetts primary? A new poll out Tuesday previewed why that almost certainly won't happen again in the November general election. According to the Western New England University poll of 497 registered Bay State voters, Trump would lose by a landslide against either …








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5 needs the Patriots should fill in the 2016 NFL draft

COMMENTARY The loss of a first-round draft pick still stings for many Patriots fans, but this might actually be as good a year as any for the team to overcome such a hindrance. Entering the 2016 NFL draft, most of the Patriots' biggest needs are not at the top of the depth charts, but in the middle. In …








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In Reddit's unruly corners, Donald Trump finds support

“We’re at war,” the video began.








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Mike Napoli's homer lifts Indians past Red Sox 7-6

Mike Napoli homered against his former Boston teammates, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 7-6 win over the Red Sox








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Narragansett is bringing its brewery back to Rhode Island

Naragansett beer is âfinally coming home.â The company is opening a Pawtucket, Rhode Island, brewery, which will open to the public later this year, according to an open letter on Sunday from the company's president Mark Hellendrung. The 125-year old Rhode Island beer will be brewed in the Ocean State for the first time since 1983. And, according to Hellendrung, …








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Famed Harvard plaza will be closed down on Monday

The bustling public plaza in Harvard Square is dead as we knew it.








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Boston Prep teacher resigns after alleged misconduct with student

A Boston Prep teacher has resigned following an investigation into her relationship with an 18-year-old student. 








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Former law student charged with changing his jury verdict slip

After a Brighton man was found guilty of larceny by a jury in 2014, he allegedly returned to the courthouse and altered the the jury's verdict slip to read ânot guilty.â David Scher, 33, was arraigned Wednesday on the following charges: perjury, tampering with a court document, forgery, and two counts of uttering a false …








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Man killed after wind knocks down tree onto his pickup truck

A man was killed after strong winds knocked down a tree onto his pickup truck. Car being towed from scene in #Weare. 1 person killed after wind toppled tree on truck pic.twitter.com/xAlPFLepuX via @MikeCroninWMUR â WMUR TV (@WMUR9) March 29, 2016 The crash happened after 4 p.m. in Weare, New Hampshire, on Route 114 near the John …








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Where Batman v Superman opening ranks all-time

Six of the top 10 movie openings of all-time belong to superhero films following the estimated $170.1 million debut of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. When final figures are released Monday, the Warner Bros. release may drop a notch below Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. But the huge opening is just …








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Mayor Walsh: Adults are giving 'misinformation' to protesting students

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh again said parents were behind the walkout.








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Former Patriots fullback Kevin Turner dies at 46 after battling ALS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) â Former NFL and Alabama football player Kevin Turner has died after battling Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 46. Turner's father released a statement on Facebook Thursday announcing the death of the former Crimson Tide fullback, which was also posted to the Kevin Turner Foundation's website. Turner helped lead the Crimson Tide …








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David Ortiz tells Kobe Bryant to hit him up next year when they're both retired

As David Ortiz says, #realrecognizereal. Even if Boston sports fans might not like it, the outgoing Red Sox slugger tweeted his congratulations to fellow outgoing superstar Kobe Bryant hours before the Los Angeles Lakers guard's last game Wednesday night. congrats on ur amazing career @kobebryant !! hmu next year when we both hav 2 much free …








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11 healthy ways to break up with winter in Boston

Chances are you spent the winter season hibernating indoors and gorging on junk food. Fortunately, there are ways to do a seasonal âcleanseâ that don't involve chugging juice. Below, we compiled 11 ways to make the most of this flower-powered season, no matter what the wacky New England weather has in store. MIND Get centered …








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These Bruins ended up being who you always thought they were

COMMENTARY Gag. We don't know the severity of the sickness that kept Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask from starting in net for his team's most pivotal game of the season, a must-win matinee Saturday against the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden, on an afternoon that would, ultimately, decide their fate for the Stanley Cup playoffs. Whatever …








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Billboard from group denying Armenian genocide removed

It's near Armenian Heritage Park, which commemorates the genocide.








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Bruins playoff hopes take hit in shootout loss to Hurricanes

Noah Hanifin scored the only goal of a shootout in the fifth round and Cam Ward stopped 35 shots to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat Boston 2-1 and dent the Bruins' playoff hopes








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Saturday Night Live lampoons a Donald Trump supporter, who always finds a way to defend him

Following a week which saw the leading Republican presidential candidates' wives become the center of debate, Saturday Night Live was again forced to satirize a campaign that has become, at times, a parody of itself. The show had Kate McKinnons as CNN anchor Kate Bolduan bring on Cecily Strong as Scottie Nell Hughes, a real-life …








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Boston Prep teacher resigns after alleged misconduct with student

A Boston Prep teacher has resigned following an investigation into her relationship with an 18-year-old student. 








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Former law student charged with changing his jury verdict slip

After a Brighton man was found guilty of larceny by a jury in 2014, he allegedly returned to the courthouse and altered the the jury's verdict slip to read ânot guilty.â David Scher, 33, was arraigned Wednesday on the following charges: perjury, tampering with a court document, forgery, and two counts of uttering a false …








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Man killed after wind knocks down tree onto his pickup truck

A man was killed after strong winds knocked down a tree onto his pickup truck. Car being towed from scene in #Weare. 1 person killed after wind toppled tree on truck pic.twitter.com/xAlPFLepuX via @MikeCroninWMUR â WMUR TV (@WMUR9) March 29, 2016 The crash happened after 4 p.m. in Weare, New Hampshire, on Route 114 near the John …








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Patriots reportedly host Terrance Knighton Monday for visit

The Patriots will visit with veteran defensive tackle Terrance Knighton on Monday, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.








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2 Massachusetts men indicted for transporting drugs

BOSTON (AP) â Two Massachusetts men have been indicted on charges they transported drugs and cash between Texas and Massachusetts using secret compartments inside tractor trailers. Authorities say 44-year-old Javier Gonzalez, of Holyoke, and 38-year-old Jamil Roman, of Chicopee, were each indicted on distribution and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and related crimes. …








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General Electric picks Fort Point spot for new Boston HQ

General Electric's global headquarters will be centered along Fort Point Channel when the company arrives in Boston in 2018, the company announced Thursday. GE's planned site, located just east of Fort Point Channel along Necco Way, currently consists of two mostly unused buildings, which will be renovated, and a large parking lot. The company will …








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