Woman dies following flight from Fort Lauderdale to Boston

BOSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A young Boston-area woman died following a flight from Florida to Logan International Airport, officials said.

Confessed Boston Strangler's body to be exhumed

BOSTON, July 11 (UPI) -- DNA testing may lay to rest questions about whether Albert DeSalvo actually was the notorious Boston Strangler, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Body found in river is missing student

BOSTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A body bound to a concrete block with chains pulled from the Charles River in Boston Tuesday was confirmed by prosecutors as that of a missing graduate student.

Redskins heiress charged with DUI

BOSTON, June 29 (UPI) -- The 20-year-old daughter of Jack Kent Cooke, the late owner of the Washington Redskins, has been charged in Boston with driving under the influence.

Woman convicted over daughter's piercing

BOSTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A Boston woman has been convicted of child endangerment for not seeking help for a massive infection her daughter acquired after a navel piercing.

Man ditched jury duty for his band

BOSTON, July 21 (UPI) -- A wannabe rock star who didn't show up for jury duty because it was interfering with his band faces charges of non-performance in Boston Municipal Court.

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Murder suspect tries to strangle attorney

BOSTON, May 24 (UPI) -- A murder suspect about to go on trial in Boston used his handcuffs in a failed attempt to strangle his defense attorney, a report said Wednesday.

Mass. incest law doesn't apply to stepparents

BOSTON, March 23 (UPI) -- The Massachusetts Supreme Court, in a 4-3 vote, ruled the state's incest law doesn't apply to stepparents.
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