The family of the illegal immigrant accused of dragging a Milford man to his death last summer will be questioned by authorities.
BOSTON - The former Middlesex County register of probate has been allowed to keep his $39,000 a year public pension even though he was convicted of stealing more than $100,000 from office copy machines.
BOURNE ? Bourne High School is on lockdown right now. There is a heavy police presence right across the street from where the school buses park.
UNDERCOVER - State and local investigators have launched wide-ranging investigations of the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, including looking at a private real estate deal that netted two Commission managers a $600,000 profit, FOX Undercover has learned.
BURLINGTON ? An arrest warrant has been issued for Christopher Piantedosi, the man authorities believe is responsible for the stabbing death of a woman right in front of their children.
ROCKPORT - Police dogs have searched a Rockport, Mass., beach where a toddler disappeared, after a citizen's dog reacted to stimuli there.
HAMPTON, Ga. ? Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage.
His night was done.
Not the way he wanted to come back to racing.
A little over halfway through his first event since his sprint car struck and killed a fellow driver, Stewart slammed the wall twice and finished 41st at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, leaving him in a must-win situation next weekend at Richmond to make NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. ? Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
Police in Southampton said English was arrested Sunday morning on a county road on Long Island. He made a court appearance later in the day, and authorities said he posted $1,500 bail.
The circumstances of the arrest were unavailable.
NEW YORK ? Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.
Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in the third set, sure couldn't keep up on a steamy Sunday at the U.S. Open. Wozniacki won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 hours, 37 minutes to get back to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in more than two years ? and get back in the headlines for reasons other than her personal life.
THERMAL, Calif. ? A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
The bearded, snarling mascot with a large hooked nose who wears a head scarf did not appear at Coachella Valley High School's season opening football game on Friday. A belly-dancing genie that often appears with the mascot during halftime was also retired.
The Desert Sun reports (http://desert.sn/1B2qPVZ ) the change was among the steps the Coachella Valley Unified School District is taking to give the mascot a makeover.
Two women and a teenager were shot early yesterday morning on Westville Street in Dorchester in what police said may have been fallout from a neighborhood cookout.
Police had no other details about where or when the cookout took place. The injuries to the victims ? a woman in her 30s and another in her 50s, and a male in his late teens ? were not life-threatening, said Officer Neva Coakley, a spokeswoman for the Boston Police Department.
Boston police are investigating a shooting in Dorchester that left one person with life-threatening injuries.
Police responded to the shooting on Claybourne Street at 9:22 tonight, Officer Neva Coakley said.
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