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A man allegedly ran a sex trafficking ring out of his parents’ basement

For years, authorities say, a man lured women with drug addictions into a sex trafficking ring he ran out of his parents’ Long Island basement, allegedly keeping them locked up and forcing them to perform sex acts with others in exchange for money and drugs. That man, Raymond Rodio III, 47, was indicted by a…MORE

10 elementary school students were shot by someone with a BB or pellet gun

Police are investigating an incident in which 10 Atlanta-area elementary school students were injured after being hit by projectiles from a BB or pellet gun that appeared to have been shot from off-campus, according to the school district. The students from Wynbrooke Elementary Theme School in Stone Mountain, Georgia, were taken to a hospital where…MORE

This is what we learned from Whitey Bulger’s death certificate

James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious and much-feared former Boston mob boss, was killed by blunt force injuries to the head, according to his death certificate, which was made public Thursday. Bulger, 89, was found unresponsive on October 30 at the US Penitentiary Hazelton in West Virginia, one day after being transferred there. His injuries occurred…MORE

Massachusetts judge charged with helping an undocumented immigrant escape an ICE officer

A Massachusetts judge and a former court officer who allegedly helped a twice-deported undocumented defendant elude immigration authorities by slipping out a rear courthouse door were indicted Thursday on obstruction of justice and other federal charges. Newton District Court Judge Shelley Richmond Joseph, 51, and former trial court officer Wesley MacGregor, 56, face charges of…MORE