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Top Boston news: Guilty verdicts overturned in extortion trial; USPS worker allegedly stole drugs

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Boston.

Proposed legislation would adjust parking ticket fees based on income

A Boston city councilor is suggesting that fines be based on the offender's income.

Read the full story on WCVB Channel 5 Boston.

Dirty units, unwilling hosts, tardy tours: What Bostonians’ broker's fees buy

In the wake of New York's broker's fee ban, we asked some Boston renters to share their worst experiences with local brokers.

Read the full story on Boston Magazine.

Judge tosses guilty verdicts in Boston Calling extortion trial

A federal judge on Wednesday tossed the convictions of two former aides of Mayor Marty Walsh who were charged with bullying music festival organizers into hiring union workers.

Read the full story on WBZ | CBS Boston.

Postal worker suspected of stealing drugs from parcels

A postal worker from Massachusetts tracked, stole and opened mail that he suspected contained drugs, then when he found narcotics, kept them for his personal use, federal prosecutors in Boston said. 

Read the full story on Boston Herald.


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