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Top Boston news: Gun, drug charges after car breakdown; longtime politician James Hennigan dies

Top Boston news: Gun, drug charges after car breakdown; longtime politician James Hennigan dies
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By Hoodline - Published on January 06, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Boston? Read on for everything you need to know.

Protests in Massachusetts criticize killing of Iran general

Critics of President Donald Trump’s decision to authorize the killing of Iran’s top general protested at several locations in Massachusetts on Saturday.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

2 face gun, drug charges after car breakdown on I-93

Two men are facing gun and drug charges after their car broke down on I-93 in Boston on Friday, state police said. Troopers allegedly found a knife and a bag containing 110 grams of cocaine, as well as a loaded 9mm Glock pistol and an extended magazine.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

East Boston families celebrate Three Kings Day

Families celebrated Dia de Reyes (Three Kings Day), also known as the Epiphany, with food, hot chocolate and holiday music at the Veronica Robles Cultural Center in East Boston on Sunday. 

Read the full story on Boston Herald.

Longtime Boston politician James Hennigan dies at 92

The family of James Hennigan reports the former state representative, state senator, school committee member and register of probate died Friday.

Read the full story on Universal Hub.

Fentanyl, stolen gun recovered in South End drug bust

Two search warrants carried out by Boston police turned up more than 30 bags of drugs, according to police. Robert White, 40, or Dorchester was arrested Friday on seven charges.

Read the full story on NBC10 Boston.


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