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FBI looking into death of woman in Lowell police custody

The FBI is reviewing the circumstances of the death of 31-year-old Alyssa Brame, who died of alcohol poisoning while in the custody of the Lowell police, according to…

Wednesday links (7/30/14)

At two rallies in Boston, people showed their support for and protested against the governor’s plan to house migrant children in Massachusetts. An MBTA transit police sergeant was…

In Boston, most murders go unsolved

The Boston Herald has just published a multi-part series exploring the issue of unsolved murders in Boston. The series takes an in-depth look at the data on murders…

Monday links (7/28/14)

The chief of the scandal-plagued physchiatric prison Bridgewater State Hospital has resigned at Governor Deval Patrick’s request. The Massachusetts House of Represenatives has passed a law making it…

Man says Framingham cops took his phone after he tried to record police brutality

Man says Framingham cops took his phone after he tried to record police brutality

The Framingham Police Department confirmed last Tuesday that it has opened an internal investigation into an alleged police brutality incident, according to The MetroWest Daily News. Richard Porter…

Revere cops keep jobs despite not being allowed to carry guns

Revere cops keep jobs despite not being allowed to carry guns

WCVB has uncovered two examples of high-ranking Revere police officers who have been allowed to keep their jobs despite losing the right to carry firearms years ago, including…

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