AM Briefing: Medford Housing Chief On Leave; May Day Protests

Good morning. Top local stories and what we're watching this Tuesday:

-- Amid state and federal investigations, Medford's housing director has taken a two-week, unpaid leave of absence. [Boston Globe]

-- To mark May Day protest efforts, Occupy Boston says it will stay away from capitalism for 24 hours. [Boston Herald]

-- Last night, attendees packed a meeting in South Boston to discuss drug-related crime in the neighborhood. [NECN]

-- Sex crimes have menaced Boston's Charles River Esplanade, a review has found. [WCVB-TV]

-- With Green Beret tactics, troopers are combating gang warfare in Springfield. [New York Times]


-- Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for tonight's Game 2 in Atlanta.

-- Powered by David Ortiz, the Sox win against Oakland.

This program aired on May 1, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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