Summary Mayor Thomas Menino voted at Roosevelt School Lower Campus in Hyde Park last year. Former mayor Thomas M. Menino had legendary influence at the ballot box. Menino, who died Thursday, five days before the gubernatorial election, voted absentee.
Summary MONROVIA, Liberia -- The president waited until her family members were seated around the dining table before announcing, with no fanfare, the latest defection from her cabinet. "The front yard is clean but the backyard is dirty."
Summary The photo, taken at Brownsville restaurant Cobbleheads on Oct. 16, shows Massey wearing an "Abbott for Governor" sticker on his military fatigues and shaking hands with the smiling candidate. Massey was arrested in connection to an Aug. 29 incident during which a Border Patrol agent fired four shots at a man pointing a weapon at the agent near the Rio Grande while pursuing a group of immigrants east of Brownsville, according to documents from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Brownsville.
Summary The plan, which Koch insiders have privately referred to as Operation Money Shot, would distribute as much as seventy million dollars in small bills in the hopes of seizing Republican control of the United States Senate next Tuesday.
Summary The death toll among the tribe, the Albu Nimr, remains unclear; one account put it at more than 200 based on mass grave sites, though that could not be independently verified. The threat is amplified, the report said, by "the very substantial resources now available" to the Islamic State and its "arsenal of modern military hardware."
Summary The shooting happened just before midnight. At this point, police do not know what the argument was about or if the shooting was gang related. Police have taken the victim's mother to the police station so that she can answer questions that may help in the investigation.
Summary The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said. An official, speaking to the AP on the condition of anonymity because the official wasn't permitted to discuss the case, said at the time Murdough "basically baked to death."
Summary MTA experts went into the F train tunnel Friday for a closer look at the damage while a federal workplace safety inspector also stopped by the scene. The drill bit did not enter the car, the MTA said.
Summary Officers leading Mr. Frein then stopped momentarily, allowing bystanders to see the man who had been the subject of an intense manhunt since the shooting on Sept. 12 outside a nearby Blooming Grove state trooper barracks. The hunt was a frustrating game of cat and mouse for the police, who were searching for Mr. Frein in the thick woods of the Pocono Mountains.
Summary According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, ABC opened the night lower than usual with the annual special "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" (1.7/6 in 18-49, 6.2 million viewers overall), which placed second for the 8 o'clock hour and was down half a ratings point from its performance on the same night a year ago.