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Dwayne McNair, 33, of Dedham, had bail set at $500,000 today on charges he and a pal raped one woman in Forest Hills and another on Mission Hill in 2004, after the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police got back test results they say proved the DNA found in a used condom saved by one of the victims could not have come from McNair's twin brother. McNair will now become the first person in the US to go to trial based on a new testing method by a European company, Eurofins Scientific, which announced only in December, 2013 that it had developed a testing method that could detect subtle differences in the DNA of even identical twins.
3 hrs ago | Boston.com
After all of the moving, lifting, and unpacking this September 1, your body, and especially your back, might be crying out. One way to prevent the aches and pains? Strengthen your core.
7 hrs ago | Universal Hub
A limping citizen complains about some godawful pavement on Guest Street in Brighton - and attaches a photo of a newly broken ankle to buttress the point: I would like to thank the City of Boston for the beautiful pavement on the street outside 20 Guest St. Stepping off the curb and into this hole next to the sewer, almost killing myself and breaking my ankle! Sweet deal! Thanks again! Um, this is a "same old, same old" in this area. I take my life into my own hands if I want to walk down the street.... Help keep Universal Hub going.
11 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. Beacon Hill Roll Call has obtained the 2014 official list from the state Treasurer's Office of the "per diem" travel, meals and lodging reimbursements collected by the Legislature's 40 state senators from Jan. 1, through Sept.
An unidentified woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when she was struck by a car on Middlesex Street near East Aldea Street, in the Highlands section of the city, on Sunday night. Police were called to the area of 1505 Middlesex St., in front of Dunkin' Donuts, at 9:52 p.m., and found the female pedestrian unconscious in the middle of the outbound travel lane.
Three infants were found dead in a Massachusetts home. A 31-year-old woman is in custody, but not charged with the deaths.
Boston police are asking for the public's help to solve the murder of 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez of Roxbury, who was shot and killed early in the morning on Saturday, Sept. 6. Gonzales was found at the corner of Wardman Road and Walnut Park about 12:30 a.m., police said.
The stop will be the only stop in the United States that year, according to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Other stops will include Quebec City and Bermuda.
Specialist Brian K. Arsenault, 28, Bronze Star recipient, was valiantly killed in action while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Sept. 4, 2014.
More than 100 residents of Allston and Brighton spent Saturday morning at a community meeting, hoping to find solutions to the strain placed on parts of their neighborhoods that are increasingly populated by transient students. The area has "experienced a steady change," said John Cusack, 50, who grew up in Brighton and has three children in local schools.
A pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle near Massachusetts Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue, according to Boston police. Police responded around 4:15 p.m., according to Boston Police Officer James Kenneally.
A 53-year-old New Hampshire man was arrested in a popular cafe in Arlington center early Saturday morning, after police say they discovered him videotaping women in the coffee shop's restroom. Joseph B. Hennessey, who is an Arlington Department of Public Works employee who has been out on worker's compensation for more than a year, has been charged with disturbing the peace and photographing an unsuspecting nude person, according to Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan.
Under the advice of her physicians, Cher has had to postpone eight additional cities of her hugely successful "Dressed to Kill" tour extravaganza including upcoming shows scheduled for next week at NY's Madison Square Garden in order to fully recover from what doctors termed an acute viral infection. Cher is currently recovering at her Los Angeles home.
Still shopping for your dream home? We want to make the search a little easier, so we've rounded up a handful of open house events happening around Greater Boston this weekend. This weekend's open house events include a gorgeous South End condo with an amazing rooftop deck, a renovated Victorian in Melrose, and a multi-family home in Dorchester.
What is going on across the the channel? Standing on Independence Wharf, looking across Fort Point Channel at Boston's Seaport District I could see six mammoth cranes stooping over new high-rise construction. Buildings are sprouting like weeds from the former marsh.
Homicide Watch Boston reports the Suffolk County District Attorney's office dropped the charge against Eric Barnes after the May death of a woman in the South Bay House of Corrections who was going to testify against Barnes. Barnes and two other men were charged with murdering Brousseau Normil , 20, of Cambridge, whose body was found stuffed in the back seat of a rental car on Langdon Street in Roxbury in 2013.
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