FBI: 12 hate crimes reported in Newton last year

FBI: 12 hate crimes reported in Newton last year

There was an increase in the number of hate crimes reported in Massachusetts and the rest of the nation overall, according to new data released by the FBI. FBI says hate crimes reports were up about 17 percent in 2017 nationwide, marking a rise for the third year in a...

Copper capers confound cops

 Over the past several weeks there’s been an uptick in the number of times police have gotten calls related to copper theft, Newton Patch reports. Between February 16 and March 2 at least seven calls came into police reporting copper wiring, or downspouts were...

Investigation: Ongoing

Jonathan Dame has a piece out this afternoon focusing on reaction from cyclists to Newton’s bike infrastructure. The TL;DR version: it’s lacking.  Of course this stems from the ongoing investigation into the crash last week that left a 17-year-old cyclist...

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