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  1. Longfellow Bridge closes for snow removalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Snow plows work on keeping the roads clear in Jamaica Plain on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 as the year's first major snowstorm promises to dump at least two feet of snow on the area. Herald Photo By Jacob Belcher Longfellow Bridge between Boston and Cambridge closed at 1:30 p.m. for snow removal, and there is no estimate yet for when it will reopen, public safety officials said today.

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  2. Mayor urges everyone to still stay off the roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Snow plows work on keeping the roads clear in Jamaica Plain on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 as the year's first major snowstorm promises to dump at least two feet of snow on the area. Herald Photo By Jacob Belcher Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is urging state residents to stay home and off of the roads as a powerful blizzard continues to slam the Bay State, dumping more than 2 feet of snow in cities and towns across the commonwealth.

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  3. Gunfire erupts at JP party, six woundedRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Boston Herald

    Six people were shot and one victim was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Friday night after violence erupted at an 18-year-old's birthday party in Jamaica Plain, authorities said. Five men and one woman, all between the ages of 18 and 22, were shot when an argument spilled onto the street about 11:15 p.m., according to Boston Police Department spokeswoman Neva Coakley.

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  4. Six people shot, 1 critically, in Jamaica PlainRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Boston Herald

    An altercation at a party around 11:15 last night spilled out onto nearby Parker Street and led to the shooting of six people, Boston police spokeswoman Officer Neva Coakley said. Five men and one woman, all between the ages of 18 and 22, were injured.

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  5. Just In: MLK Day church service pays tribute to Boston policeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Boston Herald

    A Mattapan church's Martin Luther King Jr. Day service paid tribute to Boston police this morning, as more than 20 uniformed officers shook hands with hundreds of parishioners while the pastor told the congregation that city cops are on "divine assignment." "Lord, we thank you that these police officers, these men and these women, we recognize that this is not a job for them, this is a call," Jubilee Christian Church Senior Pastor Matthew K. Thompson told about 200 worshipers this morning at the special service in recognition of police - held for the first time on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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  6. Justice On Hold: Mother grappling with tragedy: Watch the VideoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Boston Herald

    Natalie Logan went through years of therapy and psychiatry to help her recover from her son's murder, but she said her safe haven remains her bathroom. "I go in my bathroom, I cry.

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  7. Mother grappling with tragedyRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Boston Herald

    Natalie Logan went through years of therapy and psychiatry to help her recover from her son's murder, but she said her safe haven remains her bathroom. "I go in my bathroom, I cry.

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  8. ACLU seeks aid for Annie Dookhan convictsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Boston Herald

    Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union are asking the state's highest court to protect the so-called Dookhan convicts from "vindictive prosecution," saying they fear payback if they challenge convictions and sentences "tainted" by former Hinton Laboratory chemist Annie Dookhan. "Many Dookhan defendants fear that challenging their tainted convictions, by moving to withdraw their guilty pleas or for new trials, could result in even harsher punishments than those that they initially received," the attorneys state in their brief before the Supreme Judicial Court.

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  9. Minority cops a 'welcome addition'Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Boston Herald

    Boston police added three minority detectives to their homicide unit in a move one Roxbury community leader lauded, saying it might help lead to breaks in some of the city's unsolved murders. "It will only further the reach of the homicide unit as they try to solve some of these unsolved cases," said the Rev.

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  10. Two men found dead in car at cemeteryRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Boston Herald

    Two men who appeared to have died from drug overdoses were found inside a parked car at the Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain yesterday morning, authorities said. Boston Emergency Medical Services was called to the Forest Hills Avenue cemetery about 11 a.m. to investigate a car "with a male in it," according to spokeswoman McKenzie Ridings. 1 comment

  11. Michael G. Newton, at 70, a of Brockton, taxi driverRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | Boston Herald

    Michael G. Newton of Brockton, formerly of Cambridge, a veteran, died Thursday at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton. He was 70. After his tour of duty, Mr. Newton went to work for Polaroid in Cambridge and later as a taxi driver for Red and White Cab in Jamaica Plain and as a courier for Hydro-Pak.

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  12. Richard P. Guinan Sr., 67, a of Weymouth, veteranRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Richard Paul Guinan Sr. of Weymouth, formerly of Jamaica Plain, a veteran and longtime postal employee, died Wednesday at home.

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  13. GOP to fight Obama over Cuba decisionRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Republicans vowed to fight President Obama's decision to unilaterally normalize relations with Communist Cuba - including blocking the nomination of a U.S. ambassador to Havana and freezing funds to construct an embassy - and an expert warned the commander in chief could be in for a tough fight. "It's going to be extremely difficult for President Obama to put any ambassador through," said Ana Quintana, a Latin American expert at the Heritage Foundation and a first generation Cuban American.

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  14. Baker: Protests are 'what Boston should be all about'Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Boston Herald

    TAKING ACTION: Demonstrators take to the streets in Boston yesterday to protest against the use of lethal force by some police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City. As Hub high school students marched in the streets of Boston yesterday in protest of controversial grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City, Gov.-elect Charlie Baker voiced support for the ongoing demonstrations, which have drawn thousands to city streets in recent weeks - but have cost the state and city at least $2 million to keep the peace. 1 comment

  15. Charges reduced for most protesters who snarled traffic SaturdayRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Boston Herald

    The first wave of 23 protesters arrested by state police Saturday afternoon as they snarled traffic in downtown Boston marched into a courtroom today and - for the most part - were sent home with a wrist slap. Jonathan Lees, 29, of Jamaica Plain, pleaded not guilty to assault and battery on a police officer and disorderly conduct.

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  16. Mother says suspect stole son's dreams with a bulletRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Johnnie Bonnie is arraigned on murder and other charges in Suffolk Superior Court today in the Magistrate's Session, following his indictment for the first-degree murder of 17-year-old Evens Archer. The heartbroken mother of a 17-year-old boy slain at a South End party this summer - shot execution-style in the back of the head - accused the man charged in the cold-blooded killing of stealing her ambitious son's dreams.

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  17. Mother says suspect stole son's dreams with a bulletRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Johnnie Bonnie is arraigned on murder and other charges in Suffolk Superior Court today in the Magistrate's Session, following his indictment for the first-degree murder of 17-year-old Evens Archer. The heartbroken mother of a 17-year-old boy slain at a South End party this summer - shot execution-style in the back of the head - accused the man charged in the cold-blooded killing of stealing her ambitious son's dreams.

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  18. Just In: Prosecutor: 17-year-old executed at party with bullet in back of headRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Boston Herald

    A 22-year-old Jamaica Plain man was held on no bail today at Suffolk Superior Court on murder and gun charges for allegedly shooting a 17-year-old execution style at a South End party this summer. Johnnie Bonnie was handcuffed wearing a hooded sweatshirt when he pleaded not guilty four times to charges he fatally shot teen Evens Archer on June 29 in the back of the head while Archer's back was turned.

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  19. Boston mayor looks ahead after 1st year in officeRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is touting his administration's achievements in housing, development, public safety and education as he wraps up his first year in office and previewing some of the initiatives he hopes to roll out next year, from new online tools for City Hall business to faster building permitting procedures. "We hit the ground running and we didn't let up," Walsh said at a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce forum Wednesday morning.

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  20. Tracked Down: Evan Turner, Joe Perry, Marky Ramone and more...Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Celtics guard Evan Turner and former power-forward-turned-front-office-guy Leon Powe reading to the kids at the JFK Elementary School in Jamaica Plain at a props peep laying down a blanket of snow at the Chatham lighthouse where Chris Pine , Casey Affleck and the rest of "The Finest Hours" crew are filming ... Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry releasing a four-song Christmas EP called "Joe Perry's Merry Christmas" that features Johnny Depp on rhythm guitar ... Supermodel businesswoman Tyra Banks brunching at Legal Sea Foods in Charles Square ... A pack of sci-fi celebs, including Nicholas Brendon of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Naomi a Grossman of "American Horror Story," "Futurama" voice man Billy West , Christopher Judge of "Stargate SG-1," Mackenzie Lintz from "Under the Dome" and Butch Patrick of "The Munsters" joining rocker Marky Ramone of the Ramones fame and more than 100 artists, ... (more)

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