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12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Full Court Press: 'Nolle' process feels inadequate to innocent

There are no apologies to the wrongly accused in Massachusetts - at best, they're given a quick lesson in Latin, which typically leaves your everyday a litigant scratching his head.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

Chestnut Hill Couple Honored May 4

Jewish Family Services of Metrowest will host its annual Seize the Dream Gala on May 4, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center to honor Leslie and Jonathan Gerber of Holliston, Robin Welch of Framingham, and Ellie and Barry Shrage of Chestnut Hill for their generosity, unwavering dedication, and community service to those in need.

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Related Topix: Framingham, MA

Boston.com

Inmate Found Dead at Boston Jail

A spokesman for the Suffolk County sheriff's department says the inmate was found unresponsive just after midnight Saturday at the South Bay House of Correction.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CNN

Tabby named Puddy Cat and owner defrauded of $450K, prosecutors say

A once fat cat is now almost broke, literally. Not the Wall Street-type, but the four-legged, furry variety.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Universal Hub

Brighton women charged with scamming $450,000, condo from elderly neighbor with dementia

Randi Berkowitz, 58, and Patricia DiGiacomo, 63, were arraigned today on a 63-count indictment charging they used their neighbor's cat to gain entry to her life and her finances - which they then allegedly plundered - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Criminal Defense Law, Law

Boston.com

Advocates for immigrants block entrance to Suffolk jail

Advocates for immigrants have blocked the entrance to the Suffolk County House of Correction in Boston today, risking arrest to demand a halt to deportations.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Chelsea, MA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

For Sale: Home seized from MBTA scammers

The state is selling a two-bedroom house in Revere that the MBTA received as part of a seizure order in what has been described as the biggest fare evasion scheme in T history.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Boston.com

Man charged with attack on student with cerebral palsy

A Brockton man is facing charges after he allegedly kicked, punched, and verbally abused a college student with cerebral palsy on an MBTA Red Line train, Suffolk County prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Boston.com

Reports: Malden welding company ignited Back Bay blaze that killed 2 Boston firefighters

A company in Malden has been identified as the welding business whose workers allegedly ignited the Back Bay fire that killed two Boston firefighters, according to local news outlets, FOX 25 and WBZ .

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Back Bay (Boston, MA), Malden, MA, Fire

Boston.com

Prosecutors drop North End sex assault charge

Citing new evidence, Suffolk County prosecutors have dropped charges against a North End man arrested last month for a February sexual assault in that neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Sampan

Suffolk County Sheriff's Department Participates in Aaca's Multi-Industry Job Fair

Suffolk County Sheriff's Department officer Amie Le speaks with a potential applicant during the AACA Multi-Industry Job Fair in Boston.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Boston Herald

Suspect shot dead

An investigation is underway after a Boston police officer responding to a domestic dispute shot and killed a knife-wielding man who charged cops yesterday in the South End, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, South End (Boston, MA), Violent Crime, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Universal Hub

Officials: Welders accidentally started fatal Beacon Street fire, but ...

Fire and law-enforcement officials said today that the fire at 298 Beacon St. that killed two firefighters was likely caused by welders installing an iron hand rail in the rear of the neighboring 296 Beacon.

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Related Topix: Fire, Weather

Universal Hub

Dump-truck driver to be charged with fleeing fatal collision with bicyclist in Sullivan Square

Ricky Prezioso, 42, of Swampscott, is scheduled for arraignment today in Charlestown Municipal Court on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident causing death, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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Related Topix: Swampscott, MA, Prison, State Prisons

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Banker & Tradesman

By The Numbers: Top 10 Existing Home Sales

1 this week for home sales in Suffolk County . Top 10 Existing Home Sales is a feature of By The Numbers, a weekly compendium of data and arcana found in the print edition of Banker & Tradesman.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Selling, Boston, MA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Carvalho wins Democratic primary in Fifth Suffolk race to replace Henriquez

Gintautas Dumcius, News Editor Evandro Carvalho: Won Democratic primary election today.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Banker & Tradesman

316 Newbury St. Sold For $7.7M

Kourtidis acquired the property in 2002 for $3 million, according to the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Boston weather: Heavy rain on Sunday

Sunday's predicted rainfall amounts for Southern New England between 2-8 a.m. EDT on March 30, 2014 in inches Sunday's predicted rainfall amounts for Southern New England between 2-8 a.m. EDT on March 30, 2014 in inches Forecast discussion: Despite seeing a little sunshine Saturday morning, skies have been mostly gray.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Plymouth County, MA, Norfolk County, MA, Scituate, MA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Walsh's gun buyback offer: - No questions asked'

Standing at the edge of a Codman Square park, city officials this week restarted a gun buyback program in a bid to curtail neighborhood violence.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Patch.com

Do We Have A Public Health Crisis On Our Hands?

In April 2013, the House Committee on Post Audit and Oversight issued an article titled, "Lyme Disease in Massachusetts: A Public Health Crisis."

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Middlesex County, MA

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