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Yesterday | via UnionLeader.com
Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern will announce he is running for governor during a Thursday morning roundtable discussion with business and education leaders in Manchester. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Raw Story
Philip Chism, 14, stands during his arraignment for the death of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer in Salem District Court in Boston, Massachusetts October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Whittemore/Pool Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager accused of murdering a teacher at his high school may argue that the defendant did not have the mental capacity to understand his actions, a judge advised potential jurors in the trial on Wednesday. Comment?
Wednesday | via WHTC
Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of a former Massachusetts high school student accused of raping and murdering his teacher in a suburban community north of Boston. Philip Chism, 16, is charged with the murder of Colleen Ritzer, who was a popular math teacher known for her upbeat personality at a high school in Danvers, a town of 26,000 about 20 miles north of Boston. Comment?
Wednesday | via WHDH
Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday in the trial of a Danvers teenager accused of raping and killing his math teacher in 2013. Philip Chism was 14 when he was charged in the death of 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer, his math teacher at Danvers High School. Comment?
Sunday Oct 4 | via Boston.com
One day in the fall of 2013, Colleen Ritzer asked one of her 9th-grade algebra students to stay after school. Hours later, the body of the popular, 24-year-old teacher was found in nearby woods, partly covered by leaves. Comment?
Sunday Oct 4 | via MassLive.com
The trial against Philip Chism, a young man accused of raping and killing his 24-year-old Danvers High School math teacher, is expected to begin this week. The Associated Press reported that jury selection in the trial against Chism begins Wednesday in Essex Superior Court in Salem. Comment?
Sunday Oct 4 | via New York Daily News
Colleen Ritzer, 24, a math teacher at a high school in Danvers, Massachusetts, was found dead in the woods behind Danvers High School on October 22, 2013. A teen accused of raping and killing his teacher could have been set off by a "trigger" word, a chilling interview revealed. Comment?
Sunday Oct 4 | via CBS Local
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Monday Sep 28 | via Patch.com
At 3:07 p.m., there was a report of someone breaking into a motor vehicle on Highland Avenue. Police arrested Christopher Robinson, 31, of Danvers and charged him with breaking and entering into a motor vehicle in the daytime, larceny under $250, unlawful possession of a fraudulent sales receipt, and possession of a Class A drug. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via WHDH
A local student is allegedly a victim of blackmail. According to police, a 20-year-old college student in Indiana posed as a 15-year-old girl online and the two started to exchange pictures and information. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via The Free Dictionary
Giles Corey was accused of witchcraft along with his wife Martha Corey during the Salem Witch Trials. After being arrested for witchcraft, Corey refused to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. Comment?
Sep 5, 2015 | via Examiner.com
Labor Day is approaching and that means police road blocks for drunk drivers, once again. The last three day weekend of the summer usually sees its share of celebrations, which can include increased consumption of alcohol. Comment?
Mar 25, 2015 | via Right Wing News
The 9th grader charged with raping and murdering his teacher has told police he turned on 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer when she 'insulted' him. Now, the prosecution is ready to try him as an adult, and THIS is what we know! According to court documents describing a taped police interview, Philip Chism told officers: 'After she insulted me, that's when I became the teacher.' Comment?
Jan 30, 2014 | via Boston Herald
Two potential jurors in the Philip Chism murder trial talked about the case to others in the jury pool, potentially tainting those who will decide the alleged killer's fate, authorities said this morning. The Essex County District Attorney is reviewing whether Juror 39, a Danvers man who spoke about the case, violated the law and should face charges. Comment?
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