Crime & Justice

FBI: 9 Of 16 Stolen Guns From Worcester Army Reserve Armory Recovered

November 23, 2015

The FBI said Monday five of six M4 assault rifles and four of 10 M11 handguns stolen Nov. 14 from the Lincoln Stoddard Army Reserve Center in Worcester are back in the hands of law enforcement.

Mass. Woman Charged With Kidnapping Toddler Will Undergo An Evaluation

November 23, 2015
Abigail Hanna stands during her arraignment Monday at Newburyport District Court. (Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe/Pool)

The psychologist testified Monday that Abigail Hanna, 21, of Topsfield, has also expressed suicidal thoughts.

Former Baby Sitter Charged After Missing Hamilton Girl, 2, Found Safe

November 22, 2015

Abigail Hanna, 21, was being held without bail on charges including kidnapping, assault and battery on a child, and breaking and entering in the nighttime for the alleged abduction of 2-year-old Lyndon Albers.

Ex-Babysitter Charged In Kidnapping Of Hamilton Toddler

November 21, 2015

Hamilton Police Chief Russell M. Stevens said the kidnapping was not random and there is no “wider threat to the safety of local children and families.”

New York Judge Sends Suspect In Worcester Weapons Theft Back To Mass.

November 20, 2015

A former Army reservist already facing child rape charges has been ordered to return to Massachusetts to face unrelated charges that he stole 16 weapons from an Army Reserve armory.

Benjamin LaGuer Again Tries To Get His 1983 Rape Conviction Overturned

November 20, 2015
Benjamin LaGuer speaks during his 2010 parole board hearing. (Adam Hunger/AP)

Convicted of aggravated rape, the Leominster man has spent the last 33 years behind bars proclaiming his innocence. This week, his case was before the state appeals court again.

Sharon Teen Shot And Killed In Attack In West Bank

November 19, 2015

Ezra Schwartz, 18, a recent graduate of the Maimonides School in Brookline, was among five people killed in two separate attacks in Tel Aviv and the West Bank Thursday.

Portraits Of Black Faculty Members Defaced At Harvard Law

November 19, 2015

About six portraits were discovered with tape on their glass frames.

Mass. AG Healey Proposes Regulations For Daily Fantasy Sports

November 19, 2015
DraftKings advertisements in Boston's South Station are seen in September. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Boston-based DraftKings praised the attorney general for her “reasoned” approach.

FBI: Suspect Arrested In Theft Of Guns From Worcester Army Reserve Armory

November 19, 2015

A former Army reservist out on bail on a child rape charge broke into a Massachusetts armory last weekend and stole 16 guns, the FBI said Thursday, and he got caught because he was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet.

Succeeding By ‘Thinking Like The Enemy’

November 18, 2015
Micah Zenko, author of "Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy." (Micah Zenko/Twitter)

“Red teaming” is a concept used by the CIA, the military and some corporations to assess their vulnerabilities.

DC Homeland Security Chief: How We’re Keeping America’s Capital Safe

November 18, 2015
Christopher Geldart, director of the District of Columbia homeland security and emergency management agency, poses for a portrait at the agency's office in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2012. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo)

Christopher Geldert explains how his team deals with threats and the heightened state of security following the Paris attacks.

Students At French-American School In San Francisco Reflect On Paris Attacks

November 18, 2015

Our partners at Youth Radio visited the French American International School to find out how students are processing the news.

Two Die As Suspected Mastermind Of Paris Attacks Is Targeted

November 18, 2015
French special forces and medical vehicles are seen on Rue de la Republique on November 18, 2015 in Saint-Denis, France. French police special forces raided an apartment, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago. At least one person was killed in an apartment targeted during the operation aimed at the suspected mastermind of the attacks, Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud. At least five police officers have been wounded in the shootout. (Marc Piasecki/Getty Images)

Gunfire and explosions rocked a Paris suburb today, as police raided an apartment where the suspect was believed to be holed up.

To Appeal For Public’s Help, Boston Police Will Post Videos On City’s Unsolved Homicides

November 18, 2015
Boston police have released a video on the 2010 murder of Eric Smith-Johnson in hopes of receiving new information from the public that could help discover and convict his murderer. The video is part of a new intiative by authorities to raise awareness about the city's unsolved homicides. (Screenshot from the Boston police video)

“The Search for Justice Video Series” initiative will post video footage that has been taped, edited and produced by the department on its blog and Facebook page, highlighting one case each month.

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