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- Ex-officer blames steroids, police - November 15, 2007
Former Boston police officer Robert "Kiko" Pulido says he was pumped full of steroids when he suggested to undercover agents in Atlantic City that he knew a good way to transport cocaine into Boston.
- Mass. raises volume against smoking - November 15, 2007
Six years ago, Ronaldo Martinez and his wrenching plea to stop smoking - rendered in a tinny, robotic voice that is the legacy of throat cancer - vanished from the Massachusetts airwaves, a victim of politics and economics.
- Measure would give voters say on casinos - November 15, 2007
Massachusetts voters would get a chance to voice their opinion on Governor Deval Patrick's casino plan as soon as Feb. 5, the date proposed for the state's presidential primary, under an amendment pushed by two lawmakers who support the licensing of casinos.
- Advocates seek landmark status for Esplanade - November 15, 2007
Worried about the state's on-again, off-again proposal to use Esplanade land for a temporary roadway, Boston residents and park advocates are asking the city to designate the Charles River waterfront a landmark, a move that could thwart its use as a road.
- Man shoots former co-worker, police say - November 15, 2007
NORTH ANDOVER - Robert Hassam Jr. had been fired a week ago from the Independent Tire store. Police say he returned yesterday carrying guns.
- Working the streets - November 15, 2007
If it was his aspiration to be a gangster, Patrick "Pistol" Gomes was surrounded by all the trappings as he shuffled into Courtroom 16 on the waterfront Tuesday morning.
- Husband arrested in '99 death of wife as she scuba dived - November 15, 2007
A Rhode Island dive shop owner is facing extradition to the British Virgin Islands, where he is accused of killing his wife during a scuba diving trip in 1999.
- Patrick nominates 3 for Appeals Court - November 15, 2007
Governor Deval Patrick has nominated a state court judge, an appellate lawyer, and a Boston litigator to fill three vacancies on the state Appeals Court. The nominees are: Francis Fecteau, a Worcester Superior Court judge; Peter Rubin, a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center; and Gabrielle Wolohojian, a senior partner at a Boston law firm. Rubin was one of ...
- Teen gunned down in Roxbury described as a caring brother - November 15, 2007
David Jones enjoyed talking with his three younger siblings and his mother so much that he would send them text messages throughout the day, even while at school. So when his mother didn't hear back from him yesterday afternoon she knew something was wrong.
- 2 views emerge of suspect in killing - November 15, 2007
Corinne Stephen sat motionless yesterday as two lawyers painted very different pictures of the Dorchester woman, who was once in the Army National Guard and had been considered a caring foster parent.
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