January 31, 2023

Boston

How Brian Walshe misled investigators, according to Cohasset police

In court documents obtained by News Link Live, police say Walshe intentionally delayed the search for his wife by making police retrace a circuitous route to his mother’s house that he never took. Police also say Walshe killed his wife by beating her to death.

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Man wants apology from Governor’s Councilor who blocked handicapped spaces outside Mass Eye & Ear

In a letter obtained by News Link Live, the man said he knew the car belonged to District 3 Governor’s Councilor Marilyn Devaney because of her “governor’s council 3” vanity plate.

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Analysis: Post-debate press was a home run, but will Healey be stonewalled by her own party as gov?

If elected, the longstanding MA tradition of a Republican governor and Democratic legislature will come to an end and the intraparty power struggle will begin.

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Former State Senator Dean Tran allegedly stole gun from elderly constituent

He was also charged with misleading investigators.

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Four teens charged with assault for attacking Worcester-based musician at South Station

The victim is a drummer for the popular rock band Young Other.

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Public Defender hopes to unseat longtime incumbent in District 3 Governor’s Council race

The candidate, Mara Dolan, is hoping to be the first public defender elected to the council, which advises the governor on judicial nominations.

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Red Sox reinstate Kiké Hernández from COVID-related injury list

Making room on the roster is outfielder Jarren Duran, who is rejoining the WooSox.

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The future of construction is female

Hundreds of female high school students attend union construction career fair.

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Satanic Temple requests to have its flag flown outside Boston City Hall, after Supreme Court ruling

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the city’s private flag flying program’s denial of a Christian group’s request to fly their flag was in violation of the First Amendment and therefore did not constitute government speech.

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Matty Siegel, host of Kiss 108’s “Matty in the Morning,” announces retirement

After being AWOL for over a week, Siegel officially signs off from dominating the Boston airwaves.

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Matty in the Morning host and co-host disappear for over a week, fans want answers

Kiss 108’s parent company, iHeart Media, has yet to make a definitive announcement about the duo, who left unannounced early last week, after dominating the Boston airwaves for decades.

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State Senate passes bill that would legalize sports betting

The Senate’s bill allows for betting on professional sports, but not for collegiate sports. Perhaps our Puritan past is to blame…

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Federal judge strikes down mask mandates as coronavirus cases increase nationwide

Poll of Redditors in a Massachusetts-centric subreddit indicate that resentment toward mask mandates has decreased in the last three months.

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Canton man arrested for sex trafficking minor

The man is alleged to have opened a Meet Me account on the victim’s phone, which advertised commercial sex acts with the girl and advised her how much to charge.

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Boston man who dealt cocaine and pimped out women from a tent on Mass Ave indicted

Officials say the man, who once called himself “Ason the Pimp” and has a tattoo that says “Pimp or Die” across his chest, used force and coercion to traffic women, some of whom he took over state lines.

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Worcester man pleads guilty to attempting to buy an $83,000 Chevrolet Camaro using stolen identities

For those who ever wondered what happens when youthful indiscretion and a premature midlife crisis collide…

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Adult content creator discusses the need to end the war against sex work

There are currently two bills in Massachusetts aimed at legalizing prostitution, both of which are sponsored by the Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization of Women. One bill, called “An Act decriminalizing prostitution,” decriminalizes sex work for the “commercial sexual exploitation victim,” while retaining legal penalties for the john. Presented by State Representative Kay Khan (D-11 Middlesex District), this bill was referred to the state’s Judiciary Committee on January 23, 2017, and hasn’t been addressed since. The second bill, dubbed, “An Act to promote the health and safety of people in the sex trade,” legalizes prostitution for both prostitutes and johns, striking out the words “common night walkers and common street walkers” from Massachusetts law and expunging all records of prostitution-related arrests. Presented by Lindsay Sabadosa (D- 1st Hampshire District), this bill was was referred to the committee on The Judiciary on March 29, 2021. So, where do people stand…

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MS-13 gang member involved in the brutal murder of a teenage boy in 2018 is heading to jail

BOSTON – A member of the MS-13 gang who participated in the brutal 2018 murder of a teenage boy will spend the next four decades convening around a chamberpot with a bunch of psychotics in the slammer. According to a press release from the FBI’s Boston office, U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark Wolf sentenced 22-year-old Salvadorian national, Eliseo Vaquerano Canas, aka “Peligroso,” to 43 years in prison and five years of supervised release for his participation in the July 2018 murder and for taking part in racketeering activity for the gang, also known as RICO conspiracy. Canas will be subject to deportation proceedings upon completion of his sentence, the release said. MS-13 is a transnational street gang that’s right here in Massachusetts, other states in the U.S. and also in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. MS-13 is divided into local territories in a bunch of so-called “cliques,” or branches,…

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Man sentenced to 45 years in prison for attempting to make child pornography

The man, who’s a resident of New Jersey, was on parole for sexually assaulting a boy and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Brockton Urology Clinic agrees to pay $100,000 settlement for violations of the False Claims Act

BOSTON — Brockton Urology Clinic in North Easton has agreed to a $100,000 settlement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office to resolve allegations that the clinic violated the False Claims Act. According to a press release from the FBI, in 2011, Brockton Urology partnered with a Massachusetts hospital to create a “Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence” at the hospital. But that’s not actually what happened. Instead of creating the center, the hospital paid Brockton Urology in accordance with the agreement in exchange for Brockton Urology’s referral of patients to the hospital. This unlawful financial partnership took place between April 2011 through December 2017. The announcement of the settlement was made today by U.S. Attorney Rachel Rollins, Phillip Coyne, the special agent in charge for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, and Joseph Bonavolonta, the special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Boston…

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