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  1. Two dead after explosion, fire at Franklin condoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Fire investigators and State Police detectives comb through rubble of the remains of 58 Tuscany Drive after a fire Saturday morning. Two people are dead after a condominium in Franklin was destroyed in a raging fire following a suspected gas explosion this morning, authorities said.


  2. Fall of Kunduz a wake-up call for U.S.Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Kunduz fell a week ago. One of the major cities in northern Afghanistan and a key transportation hub, Kunduz was attacked suddenly from four sides by the Taliban, overwhelming the defenders who were spread across the province.


  3. Mass. pols join chorus calling for Planned Parenthood investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A disturbing video purporting to show a Planned Parenthood executive discussing organ harvesting from aborted fetuses has some Bay State lawmakers joining U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and two other states in calling for a full-scale investigation. "We're in the process of researching the Massachusetts General Laws and we believe that when that is complete we will be sending a request to the attorney general for an investigation," said Republican state Rep. James Lyons of Andover.


  4. Jackson: Seeking a deeper sense of justiceRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The recent senseless killing of a 16 year-old Dorchester youth and the arrest of two juveniles on murder charges this week graphically reminds us of the tragedy that violence inflicts on the victims, the community and the perpetrators of crime. While many work hard in many ways to break the cycle of violence, our prisons remain bursting with inmates convicted of brutal crimes.


  5. Just In: Man to be tried for third time for 1981 Braintree murderRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A Florida man will be arraigned today for the third time for a more than three-decade-old murder of a Braintree man, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrisey. Keith Butler, 57, of Palm Harbor, Fla., was indicted last month for the Jan. 17, 1981, homicide of Francis X. Hussey, 41. Hussey was found dead at his home that day with "obvious signs of head trauma," Morrissey said in a statement.


  6. Lawyers call DA layoffs a a 'frightening situation'Read the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Four Norfolk County prosecutors have been laid off due to statewide budget cuts on district attorneys, and leaders in the legal community are concerned that the firings are an ominous harbinger for the criminal justice system. "It's a bit of a frightening situation because these are the people in the front lines," said Marsha V. Kazarosian, president of the Massachusetts Bar Association.


  7. Massachusetts OUI cases under review over breath testsRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Defense attorneys across Massachusetts are reviewing their drunken driving cases and many prosecutors are suspending use of alcohol breath-test evidence while the state reviews possibly miscalibrated breath-analysis machines used by police. The Massachusetts Bar Association is also calling for an independent review into the reliability of the tests, which the state says involve a "small number" of readings, but which the lawyer's group and individual attorneys say could be much more widespread.


  8. Shirley A. Cullen, 79, a formerly of WalpoleRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Shirley Ann Cullen of Thurmont, Md., formerly of Walpole, a homemaker, died Saturday at her home.


  9. Obama signs disaster declaration for January blizzardRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Boston Herald

    President Obama signed a disaster declaration on Monday for Massachusetts and ordered federal aid to help the state recover from the blizzard that hit the region from Jan. 26-28. Federal Emergency Management Agency officials issued the declaration after Gov. Charlie Baker met with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House.


  10. Editorial: Incarceration mythsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    For those intrigued by the very public ping-pong match between judges and prosecutors over mandatory minimum sentences and incarceration rates there was a moment of clarity from the state's new public safety secretary. Dan Bennett told legislative budget writers this week that he intends to mothball the Bay State Correctional Center in Norfolk because prison populations are down and "We have a lot of additional space."


  11. Justice seeks DAs' aid in listing all Annie Dookhan casesRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A Supreme Judicial Court justice is asking several district attorneys to come to her courtroom today to ask them to scour their records for a complete accounting of the defendants whose cases are tied to disgraced ex-state chemist Annie Dookhan - a list that, more than 212 years after the scandal broke, remains elusive. Justice Margot Botsford sent letters this month to prosecutors in Norfolk, Bristol, Middlesex, Plymouth and Berkshire counties, asking them to a meeting with her to "discuss the possibility" after reviewing their records to "generate as much identifying information as possible about Dookhan cases and defendants."


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