First responders gather to pay tribute to off-duty Randolph police officer killed in rollover crash

First responders gathered to pay tribute to a Randolph police officer who was killed in a rollover crash in Hingham over the weekend. Police honored officer Michael Beal as his body was moved from the medical examiner’s office to a local funeral home on Monday. Beal, of Norwell, was off-duty when he was killed in… Continue reading First responders gather to pay tribute to off-duty Randolph police officer killed in rollover crash

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Officials: Death toll now 4 after two more bodies recovered at site of fatal Worcester fire

Officials said two additional people died in a fire that claimed the lives of two people in Worcester over the weekend, bringing the death toll to at least four. Firefighters responding to reports of a blaze at a six-family three-decker home on Gage Street at 3:30 a.m. found a fire that eventually went to four… Continue reading Officials: Death toll now 4 after two more bodies recovered at site of fatal Worcester fire

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Kayvon Thibodeaux could galvanize Giants if production matches personality

Turning the tide of the Giants’ recent irrelevance just might start with Kayvon Thibodeaux’s charismatic influence. There was a buzz to the Giants’ No. 5 overall pick hitting Friday’s practice field in his new No. 5 jersey on the first day of rookie minicamp. Thibodeaux, a kid from Los Angeles, said that hearing The Notorious… Continue reading Kayvon Thibodeaux could galvanize Giants if production matches personality

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Naperville North graduate James O’Shaughnessy gushes about joining Chicago Bears: ‘It’s a sentence you write in a children’s book.’

Depending on traffic and the time of day, it takes about an hour to drive from Naperville North to the Chicago Bears’ practice facility in Lake Forest. But when James O’Shaughnessy was growing up and playing football under the Friday night lights for the Huskies, that trek seemed miles and miles away. “In high school,… Continue reading Naperville North graduate James O’Shaughnessy gushes about joining Chicago Bears: ‘It’s a sentence you write in a children’s book.’

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Dolphins QBs coach on Tua Tagovailoa: ‘There’s not really any throw that he can’t make’

The first time Darrell Bevell met with the media as Miami Dolphins quarterbacks coach in February, he hadn’t seen Tua Tagovailoa throw for him in-person yet. So Bevell, then, didn’t want to offer an evaluation of the third-year quarterback’s highly analyzed arm strength solely off of film. Well, now Bevell has had about a month… Continue reading Dolphins QBs coach on Tua Tagovailoa: ‘There’s not really any throw that he can’t make’

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Ravens sign versatile LB Vince Biegel, helping defensive depth and special teams

The Ravens signed linebacker Vince Biegel to a one-year deal Monday, adding a versatile veteran to a position with limited depth. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Injuries have limited Biegel, 28, to just five games over the past two seasons, but he’s played both inside linebacker and outside linebacker and contributed regularly on… Continue reading Ravens sign versatile LB Vince Biegel, helping defensive depth and special teams

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Ex-UFC fighter Cain Velasquez denied bail again in attempted murder case

SAN JOSE — Ex-UFC champion Cain Velasquez’s second attempt at securing bail and supervised release was denied by a judge Monday morning, meaning the San Jose-trained mixed-martial arts fighter will remain in jail while he defends himself against attempted murder charges alleging  he shot at a man suspected of molesting his child relative and ended… Continue reading Ex-UFC fighter Cain Velasquez denied bail again in attempted murder case

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Sentencing for Gaetz pal delayed as he keeps cooperating

By Paula Reid and Katelyn Polantz | CNN Joel Greenberg, the former Florida official whose crimes in the state ensnared US Rep. Matt Gaetz in a federal sex trafficking investigation, has been granted another delay of sentencing as he continues to cooperate with authorities following a guilty plea last year. Greenberg, a former county tax… Continue reading Sentencing for Gaetz pal delayed as he keeps cooperating

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Dave Hyde: Miami Heat, Florida Panthers start big playoff series — and blame TV for it happening at same time

Sorry if I’m distracted writing this Florida Panthers column. I’m on a second keyboard simultaneously writing a Miami Heat column. Both of our local teams are alive in the playoffs and — inexplicably and irretrievably — play Tuesday night to start an unfortunately overlapping schedule in what should be their rock fights of playoff series.… Continue reading Dave Hyde: Miami Heat, Florida Panthers start big playoff series — and blame TV for it happening at same time

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Biden administration has plan to boost affordable housing

By Betsy Klein | CNN The Biden administration is announcing an action plan Monday aimed at boosting the supply of affordable housing amid high inflation. Taken together, administration officials said, the actions announced will help close the affordable housing gap and “ease the burden of housing costs,” noting that housing prices are a key driver… Continue reading Biden administration has plan to boost affordable housing

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