As much of the country patiently waits to see what sort of justification can be offered for Texas police having a reason to kill unarmed teen Christian Taylor, allow us to jet over to Revere, Massachusetts for the curious case of Joseph M. Parker.
Martin “Marty” Walsh was sworn in today as the mayor of Boston, becoming the first to do so in 20 years. After longtime incumbent Thomas Menino announced early last year he would not be seeking a record sixth term, that paved the way for Walsh to ascend to the office.
Lindsey Stone’s trip to Arlington National Cemetery turned into a viral sensation thanks to a Facebook post causing outrage. Stone put up a picture flipping off, and pretending to scream at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, next to a sign asking for “silence and respect.”
In the first in a series of debates ahead of November’s presidential election showdown, an aggressive Mitt Romney went hard at President Barack Obama. The two political rivals also are scheduled to debate twice more, the next being on Oct. 16 in Hempstead, N.Y., and Oct. 22 in Boca Raton, Fla.
Benjamin Haskell pleaded guilty today to charges of church arson. Haskell, along with Michael Jacques and Thomas Gleason were accused of torching the Macedonia Church of God in Christ in Springfield, Massachusetts. The crime happened on the eve of President Barack Obama’s win on November 5th, 2008. Haskell admitted that they set the church on […]
The essence of “change” continues to flow freely around the nation, as a small town in Massachusetts made history at the polls just days ago. The city of Newton made history when its citizens elected Setti Warren as the most powerful man in their municipality, making him the first Black man to ever hold the […]
As a mother was unable to control her son, she was given no choice but to call the authorities to place some discipline on the 14-year-old. A woman in Roxbury, Massachusetts became so intolerable to her son’s inability to listen that she involved the police. Oddly enough, her son wouldn’t regard her wishes for him […]