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Friday Aug 21 | via Patch.com
Police responded to 1089 Washington St., the Beacon Hill Athletic Club, for a report of theft from the locker room around 1:30 p.m. The person responded that a light-skinned Hispanic male came in and asked to use the bathroom, and he directed him to the men's locker room. Approximately 15 minutes later a club member told him his wallet and iPhone were stolen from his locker. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Patch.com
Police responded to a report of vandalism. The resident said she parked her car in front of 500 Block Comm. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via FindLaw
Before ANDREWJ. KLEINFELD, M. MARGARET McKEOWN, and MILAN D. SMITH, JR., Circuit Judges. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via The Item Extra
Ed Gardner had gotten the question so many times he finally decided to write a blog post about it. What's with the guns? A registered gun owner since age 18, and a gun enthusiast since even before that, Gardner's ascension to the helm of a national nonprofit for gun enthusiasts would seem perfectly banal were it not for the group's name - the Liberal Gun Club - and mission. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via Patch.com
At 11:35 a.m., Marlene Kirby, 58, 35 Fairlee Road, Newton, was arrested and charged with assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct At 9:27 p.m., Josue Torres, 63, 174 Moody St., Waltham, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license , disorderly conduct At 10:25 p.m., Patrick McGovern, 30, homeless, was arrested and charged with resisting arrest, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct, assault with a dangerous weapon Comment?
Saturday Aug 1 | via Lowell Sun
Like pieces of a puzzle, Lowell and Newton detectives along with FBI agents painstakingly pieced together the shredded pieces of paper they found scattered within Chelsea Ingalls' car. The pieces formed two demand notes, one written in black ink and the other in blue ink, that the 30-year-old Westford woman allegedly slipped to bank tellers in Lowell and Newton, police say. Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via Examiner.com
Larry Wilmore , who replaced the Colbert Repor t with The Nightly Show , was the first to examine the transcript from the police video of Sandra Bland . Wilmore usually is the source of the African American take on current events and issues. Comment?
Jul 22, 2015 | via Chicago Tribune
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined other mayors from across the U.S. in calling on European leaders to publicly address and curb a recent rise of anti-Semitism. The Mayors United Against Anti-Semitism initiative, sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, emphasizes that "in a world of global communications where anti-Semitic ideas can and do spread quickly, the impact of the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe does not stop at Europe's borders." Comment?
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