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    The Red Sox prepare to face a difficult 2020 season | Billie Weiss / Boston Red Sox / . The MLB unveiled the schedule the Boston Red Sox will have to go through during the 60-game season in 2020. Although they have shown dominance and consistency in recent years, the redheads are not expected to have it so easy this year to achieve the playoffs due to the absences of key players. It will be a total of 33...
    QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A man charged with striking a 15-year-old girl when he fired a gun inside a suburban Boston mall pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday and was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing. Jose R. Rodriguez, 21, of Boston, opened fire inside the South Shore Plaza in Braintree at about 4:30 p.m. Friday, according to the office of Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey, following a gang-related brawl involving two groups. The victim was an innocent...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins has issued a statement following a violent weekend in the Boston area. In the city alone there have been five homicides, nine nonfatal shootings and three nonfatal stabbings since Friday, according to Boston police. “I am deeply troubled by the recent increase in homicides, non-fatal shootings, and violence,” Rollins said. “These murders and acts of violence harm victims and vicariously traumatize their family and loved ones, as well as the...
    WWEs SummerSlam will NOT be held inside a major venue for the first time. An official announcement is yet to be made but PWInsider reports the Boston event will be CANCELLED and switched to inside the companys Performance Center. 2SummerSlam 2020 will not be held in a major venue The pay-per-view event is now likely to be held on August 23 in Florida. The wrestling organisation were originally scheduled to host four events all at Bostons TDGarden Arena...
    WWEs SummerSlam will NOT be held inside a major venue for the first time. An official announcement is yet to be made but PWInsider reports the Boston event will be CANCELLED and switched to inside the companys Performance Center. 2SummerSlam 2020 will not be held in a major venue The pay-per-view event is now likely to be held on August 23 in Florida. The wrestling organisation were originally scheduled to host four events all at Bostons TDGarden Arena...
    Many players get posterized and that is just normal in the NBA. When in defense, there can be times when an offensive player finds that desired gap coupled with a fierce timing. But how often do you hear someone dunking on the likes of James Harden, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, and LeBron James? These are big bulky guys who stand tall like a massive wall when patrolling in defense. To cross them, let alone to dunk on them is a...
    PROTESTERS are boycotting a Cambridge Whole Foods after workers wearing Black Lives Matter masks were sent home, reports say. People have picketed outside the Boston store every day since June 25, convincing shoppers to spend their money elsewhere. The Boston Globe reported that around 40 of them turned up on Sunday holding up signs and erupted into loud whoops and cheers every time someone decided to shop somewhere else. Now, protesters are urging the corporation to change its ban on BLM...
    PROTESTERS are boycotting a Cambridge Whole Foods after workers wearing Black Lives Matter masks were sent home, reports say. People have picketed outside the Boston store every day since June 25, convincing shoppers to spend their money elsewhere. The Boston Globe reported that around 40 of them turned up on Sunday holding up signs and erupted into loud whoops and cheers every time someone decided to shop somewhere else. Now, protesters are urging the corporation to change its ban on BLM...
    By Jonnelle Mars NEW YORK, July 6 (.) – The Boston Federal Reserve Bank said on Monday that the “Main Street” Loan Program is now fully operational and ready to buy qualifying loans. The system, which opened to lender registration in mid-June, seeks to extend easy credit to small and medium-sized businesses that cannot get it elsewhere. The Fed encouraged registered lenders to start delivering loans and announced its intention to publish a state-by-state list of registered lenders accepting new...
    LYNN, Mass. (AP) — One person was killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted at a holiday cookout, officials said Sunday. A 35-year-old man was pronounced dead at Salem Hospital and another shooting victim was transferred to a Boston hospital, the district attorney’s office said. Three others were less severely injured, officials said. The shootings at 10 p.m. Saturday, on the Fourth of July, are being investigated by the Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and Essex District...
    LYNN, Mass. (AP) — One person was killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted at a holiday cookout, officials said Sunday. A 35-year-old man was pronounced dead at Salem Hospital and another shooting victim was transferred to a Boston hospital, the district attorney’s office said. Three others were less severely injured, officials said. The shootings at 10 p.m. Saturday, on the Fourth of July, are being investigated by the Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and Essex District...
    BOSTON (AP) — A nonprofit that advocates for clean beaches and waters in Massacusetts has made more than $200,000 in grants to dozens of Boston-area organizations to keep beaches accessible and safe. The grants from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay last month went to 39 beach friends groups and community organizations as part of their Safer & Better Beaches Program partnership with the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. The grants benefit beaches in Lynn, Nahant, Revere, Winthrop, East Boston,...
    Far East Film Festival: Derek Tsangs Better Days Takes Top Prizes Here are five charts tracking the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic Boston protesters demand justice for Black victims of police BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of people used the Fourth of July holiday to call for justice on behalf of Black victims of police violence. Demonstrators carried signs saying Defund The Police and “Say Her Name” as they marched from Roxbury’s Nubian Square to the Boston Common on...
    BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of people used the Fourth of July holiday to call for justice on behalf of Black victims of police violence. Demonstrators carried signs saying Defund The Police and “Say Her Name” as they marched from Roxbury’s Nubian Square to the Boston Common on Saturday. The “Say Her Name March & Rallye” focused on Black women, including Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician killed by police in her home in Louisville, Kentucky. “We’re marching though to say...
    Black Lives Matter and indigenous groups turned the Fourth of July into an occasion for protest against the country itself on Saturday, with demonstrations in several cities in California and elsewhere. In Los Angeles, roughly 400 people marched with Native American organizations and Black Lives Matter, as the Los Angeles Times reported: Some burned incense, tobacco and sage, others spoke of the “Farce of July,” and many marched to Grand Park and beyond with signs calling for the abolishment of ICE,...
    BOSTON (CBS) — There was no official Fourth of July fireworks performance in Boston Saturday night, but the night sky light up anyway as illegal fireworks exploded nonstop around the area. Video shared on social media and a feed from WBZ-TV’s Hancock tower camera showed the constant stream of fireworks shooting into the air after dark. “The sheer number of backyard fireworks shows in Boston right now is unreal,” Twitter user Jonathan Berk said. “It feels like every block is...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Hundreds of people marched from Roxbury’s Nubian Square to the Boston Common Saturday to support the Black Lives Matter movement and to honor the lives of Black women killed by police officers. Chanting “Black Lives Matter,” hundreds of people are making their way from Roxbury to the Boston Common to uplift black voices, especially those of women and the LGBTQ community. #WBZ pic.twitter.com/WuyfNfVXPJ — Tiffany Chan (@TiffanyChanWBZ) July 4, 2020 Some marchers at the peaceful “Say...
    Getty Fireworks explode over the Charles River with the town of Cambridge within the background throughout Boston July 4th celebrations. In gentle of the continued coronavirus pandemic that continues to affect the USA nationwide, the town of Boston has determined to not have a 4th of July fireworks show this 12 months. In keeping with Boston.com, Boston Pops, who prepare Boston’s July 4th fireworks show over the Charles River annually, introduced that...
    Getty Fireworks explode over the Charles River with the city of Cambridge in the background during Boston July 4th celebrations. In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that continues to impact the United States nationwide, the city of Boston has decided not to have a 4th of July fireworks display this year. According to Boston.com, Boston Pops, who arrange Boston’s July 4th fireworks display over the Charles River each year, announced that they would be canceling the...
    By BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer Dodgers pitcher David Price will not play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, delaying his Los Angeles debut until next year. The five-time All-Star became the latest player to opt out, posting Saturday on Twitter that he wouldn’t participate in the 60-game season that’s scheduled to begin July 23. “After considerable thought and discussion with my family and the Dodgers, I have decided it is in the best interest of my...
    BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Police are investigating two separate deaths that followed altercations about an hour apart in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. Police responded to the first disturbance around 10:30 p.m. Friday on Theodore Street to discover that the participants had fled. They soon learned that a victim had walked into a hospital and was later pronounced dead. A half hour later, there was another disturbance – this time on Adams Street. Police arrived to find a man with a stab wound;...
    Dodgers pitcher David Price will not play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, delaying his Los Angeles debut until next year. The five-time All-Star became the latest player to opt out, posting Saturday on Twitter that he wouldn’t participate in the 60-game season that’s scheduled to begin July 23. “After considerable thought and discussion with my family and the Dodgers, I have decided it is in the best interest of my health and my family’s health for...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Military aircraft roared over the Boston area Saturday afternoon as part of a July 4th celebration. Boston was the first stop of the “Salute To Great Cities Of The American Revolution” from the Department of Defense. U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps jets flew over the U.S.S. Constitution in the Charlestown Navy Yard before heading to Fenway Park. It was led by U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, followed by B-1, B-2 and B-52 bombers, F-15 and F-22 fighters...
    Caleb Simpson is new Red Sox player | Jamie Squire / . The Boston Red Sox signed reliever Caleb Simpson on Saturday, who signed his heading in a minor league contract to be added to the preliminary pool of 60 players. Smith will go to training camp without a guaranteed roster spot, after being released by the Chicago Cubs in May. Between Class A Strong and Double A he was able to make a 3.00 ERA with 56 strikeouts in...
    BOSTON (AP) — Police are investigating two separate deaths that followed altercations about an hour apart in Boston. Police responded to the first disturbance around 10 p.m. Friday to discover that the participants had fled. They soon learned that a victim had walked into a hospital and was later pronounced dead. An hour later, there was another disturbance. Police arrived to find a man with a stab wound; he also died at a hospital. The killings, which remained under investigation,...