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#Massachusetts

# massachusetts - Saturday 24 September, 2022

Seal ‘surrenders’ at US police station after avoiding capture in pond
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Seal ‘surrenders’ at US police station after avoiding capture in pond

Sat 2:56 PM 17,584 Views 7 Comments

‘Shoebert’ is believed to have travelled to the pond from the sea via a river and drainage pipes.

# massachusetts - Saturday 12 June, 2021

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'

Jun 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 38,042 Views 22 Comments

Michael Packard’s beyond-belief big fish yarn began when he was diving for lobster off the coast of the northeastern state of Massachusetts.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Joseph Kennedy III defeated in Massachusetts senate primary
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Joseph Kennedy III defeated in Massachusetts senate primary

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:33 AM 52,033 Views 38 Comments

In the waning weeks of the campaign, Kennedy had leaned into his family’s long political legacy in Massachusetts.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Massachusetts becomes first US state to introduce statewide ban on vapes
# E Cigs
# E Cigs

Massachusetts becomes first US state to introduce statewide ban on vapes

Sep 25th 2019, 10:23 AM 12,642 Views 48 Comments

San Francisco in California had already adopted a similar citywide ban.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify

Jul 9th 2019, 7:24 AM 29,165 Views 54 Comments

The actor was charged with indecent assault and battery in January.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Court date set as Kevin Spacey facing charges of alleged sexual assault
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Court date set as Kevin Spacey facing charges of alleged sexual assault

Dec 25th 2018, 7:48 AM 9,108 Views 0 Comments

It comes after the release of a bizarre video of the disgraced actor in character as House of Cards’ Frank Underwood.

# massachusetts - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Man dies in shark attack off Cape Cod

Sep 16th 2018, 10:15 AM 26,573 Views 17 Comments

It’s the first fatal shark attack in the state in over 80 years.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies aged 44
# Kidney Disease
# Kidney Disease

Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies aged 44

Feb 27th 2018, 7:14 AM 28,829 Views 0 Comments

A spokesman asked people to pray for the family.

# massachusetts - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Shark froze to death as freezing cold continues to grip large sections of the US
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Shark froze to death as freezing cold continues to grip large sections of the US

Jan 4th 2018, 10:55 PM 64,336 Views 38 Comments

Yesterday, Florida saw snow for the first time in 29 years.

# massachusetts - Friday 27 October, 2017

US teenager wins golf tournament but is denied trophy because she is female
# Massachusetts
From The42
# Massachusetts

US teenager wins golf tournament but is denied trophy because she is female

Oct 27th 2017, 12:38 PM 8,160 Views 9 Comments

A Massachusetts ruling stated that girls could compete as part of a team, but not as individuals.

# massachusetts - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I called and told them I will not be coming back': US winner of €642 million jackpot claims prize
# Go Back To Work?
# Go Back To Work?

'I called and told them I will not be coming back': US winner of €642 million jackpot claims prize

Aug 24th 2017, 9:06 PM 53,894 Views 46 Comments

The 53-year-old won’t be going back to work anyway.

# massachusetts - Monday 31 July, 2017

Eight-year-old Irish boy dies in the US after getting trapped under boat
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Eight-year-old Irish boy dies in the US after getting trapped under boat

Jul 31st 2017, 9:42 PM 33,541 Views 3 Comments

The family is returning to Ireland and the funeral will be held on Thursday morning.

# massachusetts - Monday 3 July, 2017

Boston taxi driver injures 10 after stepping on accelerator rather than brake by mistake
# Logan Airport
# Logan Airport

Boston taxi driver injures 10 after stepping on accelerator rather than brake by mistake

Jul 3rd 2017, 8:30 PM 15,835 Views 29 Comments

The incident has been attributed to ‘operator error’ with authorities saying it does not appear to be an intentional act.

# massachusetts - Friday 16 June, 2017

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter

Jun 16th 2017, 4:47 PM 33,037 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Carter faces a sentence of probation to 20 years in prison.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself via texts goes on trial
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself via texts goes on trial

Jun 7th 2017, 10:34 AM 35,229 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Michelle Carter played a “sick game” with another person’s life.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Multiple injuries reported after SUV drives into crowd at US car auction
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Multiple injuries reported after SUV drives into crowd at US car auction

May 3rd 2017, 5:28 PM 20,121 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened at an auction north of Boston at about 10.30am local time this morning.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Here's what $20 million hidden under a bed looks like
# Cash Pile
# Cash Pile

Here's what $20 million hidden under a bed looks like

Jan 24th 2017, 12:09 PM 48,602 Views 26 Comments

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged pyramid scheme.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster
# Shell Shocking
# Shell Shocking

An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster

Aug 10th 2016, 9:48 PM 60,801 Views 45 Comments

The oft-cited odds of catching one are one in two million.

# massachusetts - Monday 4 July, 2016

Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself

Jul 4th 2016, 9:04 AM 65,891 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Carter told her boyfriend to “get back in” a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Man in his 80s kills another man in his 80s in cemetery before being shot dead by police
# Rhode Island
# Rhode Island

Man in his 80s kills another man in his 80s in cemetery before being shot dead by police

Jun 15th 2016, 1:03 PM 21,178 Views 14 Comments

“This was not a random act. The victim and the suspect knew each other.”

# massachusetts - Friday 11 March, 2016

Young couple who set up 're-unite us' GoFundMe page reach target in matter of days
# Kingdom Of Romance
# Kingdom Of Romance

Young couple who set up 're-unite us' GoFundMe page reach target in matter of days

Mar 11th 2016, 1:49 PM 33,057 Views 27 Comments

The page was set up just four days ago.

# massachusetts - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic
# Chancers
# Chancers

Two young lovers start GoFundMe campaign to re-unite them across the Atlantic

Mar 10th 2016, 8:31 PM 32,552 Views 57 Comments

Shane form Kerry and Madeline from Massachusetts met in Dingle last Summer.

# massachusetts - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Teenager who raped and killed his maths teacher receives life sentence
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Teenager who raped and killed his maths teacher receives life sentence

Feb 27th 2016, 7:38 AM 48,172 Views 70 Comments

American teenager Philip Chism will be eligible for parole in 40 years.

# massachusetts - Saturday 26 December, 2015

As he spends Christmas in prison, David Drumm launches new legal challenge
# Unlawful Detention
# Unlawful Detention

As he spends Christmas in prison, David Drumm launches new legal challenge

Dec 26th 2015, 10:08 AM 16,984 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank chief has filed a legal challenge against the US government for ‘unlawful detention’.

# massachusetts - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Inside the "unrelentingly harsh", maximum-security prison where David Drumm will spend Christmas
# Plymouth Rock
# Plymouth Rock

Inside the "unrelentingly harsh", maximum-security prison where David Drumm will spend Christmas

Dec 19th 2015, 7:28 PM 61,106 Views 0 Comments

The Plymouth County Correctional Facility has housed infamous murderers and terrorists, and now, the former CEO of Anglo.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

David Drumm seeks bail as he 'poses no danger to the community'
# Boston
# Boston

David Drumm seeks bail as he 'poses no danger to the community'

Nov 11th 2015, 8:07 AM 10,049 Views 0 Comments

Drumm’s lawyers have also suggested the upcoming election has something to do with Ireland seeking his extradition now.

# massachusetts - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem

Nov 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 22,355 Views 29 Comments

Lori Sforza, a “psychic” witch priestess, won the case against Christian Day, “the world’s best-known warlock.”

# massachusetts - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

David Drumm will be in court in the US later today
# Extradition
# Extradition

David Drumm will be in court in the US later today

Oct 13th 2015, 8:21 AM 6,344 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank CEO faces an extradition hearing following his arrest in Massachusetts on Saturday.

# massachusetts - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life

Sep 10th 2015, 8:25 PM 50,417 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Massachusetts last summer.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Lawyers say Irish nanny's life has been destroyed
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Lawyers say Irish nanny's life has been destroyed

Sep 1st 2015, 7:26 AM 24,279 Views 21 Comments

“The way this prosecution was handled was a complete disgrace.”

# massachusetts - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

A shark gets stuck on a beach... and something heartwarming happens
# Not Scary
# Not Scary

A shark gets stuck on a beach... and something heartwarming happens

Jul 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 46,497 Views 43 Comments

This is a nice tale – seriously.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Judge declares mistrial after murder suspect punches his own lawyer in the face
# Below The Belt
# Below The Belt

Judge declares mistrial after murder suspect punches his own lawyer in the face

Jun 30th 2015, 7:23 PM 25,247 Views 10 Comments

That’s one way to beat a trial.

# massachusetts - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Here's how to move a lighthouse
# Gay Head
# Gay Head

Here's how to move a lighthouse

May 30th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,405 Views 24 Comments

It’s a very, very slow process.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

'Don't chase bears while drunk and holding a hatchet', warn police
# In For A Big Surprise
# In For A Big Surprise

'Don't chase bears while drunk and holding a hatchet', warn police

May 12th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,307 Views 23 Comments

If you go down to the woods today…

# massachusetts - Monday 4 May, 2015

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison
# Michelle Kosilek
# Michelle Kosilek

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

May 4th 2015, 7:37 PM 22,623 Views 21 Comments

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

# massachusetts - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes
# Pop The Kettle On
# Pop The Kettle On

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes

Mar 1st 2015, 3:31 PM 13,917 Views 15 Comments

Tea-lovers everywhere will rejoice at the news from this latest study.

# massachusetts - Saturday 28 February, 2015

As a practising Catholic, I didn't always support same sex marriage – but I do now
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

As a practising Catholic, I didn't always support same sex marriage – but I do now

Feb 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 331 Views 196 Comments

Two things happened that changed my mind…

# massachusetts - Thursday 15 January, 2015

The internet defends pizza guy cheated out of a tip by rude customers
# One Bad Tip
From The Daily Edge
# One Bad Tip

The internet defends pizza guy cheated out of a tip by rude customers

Jan 15th 2015, 10:57 AM 4,010 Views 0 Comments

The internet loves a good bit of revenge.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The interesting bits you need to read from the David Drumm ruling
# Anglo
# Anglo

The interesting bits you need to read from the David Drumm ruling

Jan 7th 2015, 6:30 PM 38,947 Views 69 Comments

Harsh words.

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