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Seminary probe finds inappropriate conduct, no criminality

Nov. 22, 2019 3:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — An investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and excessive alcohol use at a seminary run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston did find some “inappropriate” sexual conduct but no evidence of criminal behavior or sexual activity between seminarians and faculty...

Woman charged in boyfriend's suicide pleads not guilty

Nov. 22, 2019 1:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston College student pleaded not guilty Friday in her first court appearance on charges that she encouraged her boyfriend to take his own life in what prosecutors described as a toxic and abusive relationship. Inyoung You, 21, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in...

Ringo Starr, Trey Anastasio join Tanglewood summer lineup

Nov. 22, 2019 10:33 AM EST

LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio are scheduled to appear during Tanglewood's Popular Artist series next summer. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Thursday that Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band will open the season on June...

Marchand, Pastrnak lead Bruins past Sabres 3-2

Nov. 21, 2019 11:05 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak again showed they are one of the NHL’s most dangerous duos. Marchand scored his 14th and 15th goals of the season, Pastrnak got his league-leading 20th and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night. Marchand and Pastrnak became the...

Boston suburb votes to ban use of oil and gas appliances

Nov. 21, 2019 4:16 PM EST

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A Boston suburb is banning the installation of oil and gas pipes in new and renovated buildings as a way to combat climate change. The Boston Globe reports that residents of Brookline voted nearly unanimously to adopt the new bylaw at their Town Meeting on Wednesday. The provision,...

Woman charged in boyfriend's suicide faces arraignment

Nov. 21, 2019 3:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her boyfriend to take his life faces arraignment. A spokesman for the Suffolk district attorney says 21-year-old Inyoung You is scheduled to be arraigned Friday morning in Suffolk Superior Court....

Security guard charged in assault of 11-year-old shoplifter

Nov. 21, 2019 10:57 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A security guard has been indicted for allegedly assaulting an 11-year-old girl caught shoplifting from a Boston clothing store. Prosecutors says 36-year-old Mohammad Khan, of Cambridge, used excessive force to detain the girl at Primark on June 9. He allegedly pulled the girl back into the...

USA Hockey snub leads Alex Carpenter on Chinese adventure

Nov. 21, 2019 2:32 AM EST

Once Bobby Carpenter's flight from Beijing touched down in Boston, he raced to the Lawrence Larsen Rink in nearby Winthrop, Massachusetts, to catch his daughter's Canadian Women's Hockey League game. Time was of the essence because, immediately following the game, Alex Carpenter was boarding a flight for China,...

Simmons hits 1st career NBA 3-pointer in 76ers’ victory

Nov. 20, 2019 11:13 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons wore a “Sesame Street” sweatshirt in the locker room, the classic characters lined up on the familiar street. The theme seemed appropriate for 76ers fans, because it was finally time to count Simmons’ 3-pointers. One! One 3-pointer for Ben Simmons! "Hold...

Boston overhauling pot review process to close race gap

Nov. 20, 2019 5:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston is overhauling its process of reviewing marijuana businesses to boost involvement of minority entrepreneurs in Massachusetts’ burgeoning pot industry. The City Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance calling for the creation of an independent Cannabis Board to oversee local...