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16 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Coakley defends settling instead of prosecuting politically wired lobbying group

Attorney General Martha Coakley today defended her decision to settle with - rather than prosecute - a politically wired lobbying firm over allegations it profited from an inappropriate contingency fee agreement with a Boston hospital.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Opinion

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

22 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Pedestrian struck, injured in Lowell accident

A 76-year-old male was hit by a motor vehicle while crossing Rogers Street and Park Avenue at Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Boston.com

Driver arraigned in hammer incident

The replacement Market Basket truck driver who was arrested last week after he allegedly confronted protesters with a hammer was arraigned this morning, officials said.

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Related Topix: Tewksbury, MA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lowell Sun

Last Lowell officer settles in 2013 cell death

Police Lt. Thomas Siopes has reached an agreement with the city to accept a lesser punishment for his actions the night a woman died in police custody last year and end his disciplinary hearing.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

Lowell Sun

Last Lowell officer settles in 2013 cell death

Police Lt. Thomas Siopes has reached an agreement with the city to accept a lesser punishment for his actions the night a woman died in police custody last year and end his disciplinary hearing.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBS Local

High School Volleyball Coach Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Players

A varsity volleyball coach at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School has been charged with allegedly having inappropriate physical contact with his players.

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Related Topix: Marlborough, MA

The Groton Line

Sobriety Checkpoint In Middlesex County This Weekend

According to a news release from the Massachusetts State Police, a "Sobriety Checkpoint" will be implemented by the department on a public way somewhere in Middlesex County and will operate Saturday August 16 into Sunday August 17, 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Lowell brothers' slaying 'case of mistaken identity,' source says

The double-killing of the sons of a retired Lowell police sergeant early Sunday morning in the normally quiet Sacred Heart neighborhood was a case of mistaken identity, The Sun has learned.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Violent Crime

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lowell Sun

Man gets probation for impersonating police officer in Chelmsford

A 62-year-old Stoneham man was placed on probation for six months after he admitted impersonating a police officer by flashing a Middlesex County sheriff's badge that hasn't been valid since the 1970s, officials said.

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Related Topix: Chelmsford, MA, Stoneham, MA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Home

The man is not a sheriff

A 62-year-old Stoneham man was placed on probation for six months after admitting to impersonating a police officer by flashing a Middlesex County sheriff's badge that hasn't been valid since the 1970s, officials said.

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Related Topix: Stoneham, MA

MassLive.com

Massachusetts State Police to hold sobriety checkpoints in Hampden and Middlesex counties

Sobriety checkpoints will be held at undisclosed locations in Hampden and Middlesex counties this week and next, according to the Massachusetts State Police Office of Media Relations in Framingham.

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Related Topix: Hampden County, MA, Framingham, MA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Lowell Sun

Sun, Salem News, MCC teaming up for 6th District debate Thursday

Democratic candidates for one of the state's most heavily contested primary races will face off in a debate this Thursday, jointly hosted by The Sun and The Salem News.

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Related Topix: Bedford, MA, Immigration Reform, US News, North Reading, MA, Billerica, MA

Lowell Sun

Lowell Officer: Siopes: I didn't get copy of policy

An internal Police Department investigation into a woman's death in police custody last year found that Lt.

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Lowell Sun

Sons of retired Lowell police officer shot and killed; suspect sought

Investigators are asking the public to help identify a person of interest in the shooting deaths of two Lowell brothers who were gunned down at a home on Andrews Street early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Violent Crime

Sat Aug 09, 2014

CBS Local

Boston Man Allegedly Stabbed Malden Man To Death Saturday

Juan Buruca was arrested and charged with the murder of Jorge Alberto Machade Mejia, 48, of Malden, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Malden, MA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lowell Sun

Grant to help Groton K-9 stay safe on the road

The Police Department has received a $2,100 grant from Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog, a Walpole-based nonprofit organization, toward the purchase of a police-cruiser kennel to help Lola, a 3-year-old black Labrador retriever safely ride a 2014 Ford Police Interceptor.

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Related Topix: Walpole, MA, Groton, MA, Lunenburg, MA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Groton Line

Readers Ask: What's Up With The State Police Sobriety Checkpoints?

If you're a regular reader of The Groton Line , you know that we run short news releases from the Massachusetts State Police every few weeks, giving notice that a "sobriety checkpoint" will be operating somewhere in Middlesex County the coming weekend.

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Related Topix: Everett, MA

Lowell Sun

New prison opens doors in Billerica

In the quiet space of the segregation "Pod," the pretrial detainees -- some of whom are accused of committing the worst crimes -- probably don't appreciate that they're spending time awaiting trial in the newest, safest and most state-of-the-art jail in the state.

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Related Topix: Billerica, MA, Cambridge, MA, Woburn, MA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WHDH

One More Time

While we did catch some dry stretches and occasional breaks of sun, obviously it wasn't the best day for outdoor plans as some late morning and early afternoon thunderstorms came rolling across.

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Related Topix: Weather, Worcester County, MA, Worcester, MA

Boston.com

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Middlesex, Essex counties

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Middlesex and Essex counties until 2:45 p.m. The warnings were issued for east-central Middlesex County and south-central Essex County.

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