World record polluting fine paid in Boston

BOSTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A Hong Kong ship's captain has reportedly agreed to pay a $10.5 million dumping fine -- the largest criminal environmental fine in Massachusetts history.

WBGH gets in 'Frontline' tussle with PBS

BOSTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Boston's Public Broadcasting Service affiliate is calling on PBS affiliates to air an unusually realistic documentary on the Iraq war. WBGH's "Frontline" has produced a film on the U.S. Army's 8th Cavalry Regiment life in Baghdad -- swear words and all, t

Secret caller's credibility questioned

BOSTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. law officers investigating an anonymous tip of a dirty bomb threat against Boston have become suspicious of the caller's motives.

Man charged in Boston with war crimes

BOSTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A man who has lived in Massachusetts for four years has been charged with war crimes stemming from the 1995 killing of some 1,200 men in Bosnia.

Jail guard charged with murder-for-hire

BOSTON, May 11 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts jail guard has been charged with arranging the murder of his son's mother so he could stop paying child support.

Cambridge to open gay marriage rush

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 3 (UPI) -- Cambridge, Mass., plans to hand out marriage applications to same-sex couple within seconds of Massachusetts allowing same-sex marriages.

$10 million fine in Buzzards Bay oil spill

NEW BEFORD, Mass., March 30 (UPI) -- A New York shipping company has been fined $10 million for its part in an oil spill last year in Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts.

Teenager allegedly hacks brokerage account

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A 19-year-old student was free on bond Friday, accused of hacking into an online brokerage account and causing more than $40,000 in investment losses.

Former FBI agent admits stealing $1.5M

BOSTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A former New Hampshire FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Boston to one count of mail fraud in a scheme to steal $1.5 million.

Lawyers eye blueprint to shield clergy

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Four young thin-ice victims mourned

LAWRENCE, Mass., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Grieving relatives, friends and strangers jammed into a Lawrence, Mass., church Thursday to mourn four young boys who died after falling through a river's thin ice. Many wept openly as funeral services were held in St. Mary's Church for the young friends.

Thin ice claims four boys

LAWRENCE, Mass., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The city of Lawrence, Mass., mourned Monday the deaths of four young boys who fell through a river's thin ice.

FBI takes manhunt to cyberspace

BOSTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The manhunt for one of the FBI's most wanted criminals is going cyber.
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Michael Sullivan
Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives nominee Michael Sullivan testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on September 26, 2007. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)

Michael Sullivan (February 13, 1838 – January 26, 1915) was a Canadian physician, professor, and politician.

Born in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, Sullivan came to Canada in 1842 and settled in Kingston, Ontario. He was educated at the Regiopolis College and received a M.D. in 1858 from Queen's College. He served as Purveyor-General during the North-West Rebellion of 1885. In 1872 he was appointed Lecturer in Anatomy in Queen's College, and at the time of the establishment of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in affiliation with Queen's University, he was appointed Professor of Anatomy. In 1883 he was President of the Canadian Medical Association, and has was an Alderman from 1863 to 1873 and Mayor of Kingston from 1874 to 1875. He later became a Professor of Surgery and Histology, and was a trustee of the Kingston Hospital and a member of the Ontario Medical Association. He ran unsuccessfully for the Canadian House of Commons in the 1882 election for Kingston. He was appointed to the Senate on the advice of John Alexander Macdonald in January 1885 representing the senatorial division of Kingston, Ontario. A Conservative, he served for almost 28 years until resigning in 1912.

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