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Top Boston news: 2 injured in separate shootings; vandals target Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial

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By Hoodline - Published on May 26, 2020.

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

Man accused of throwing burning American flag onto police vehicle, spitting at officer

Daniel Lucey, 40, was arrested in the area of Boston Common after he allegedly threw a burning American flag onto the roof of a police vehicle and spit at a responding officer Sunday evening.

Read the full story on WBZ | CBS Boston.

Boston officials blast vandals of Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial

Police are investigating vandalism of Boston's Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial on Sunday, which city officials decried as a cowardly act. 

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

2 injured in separate shootings in Dorchester

Police are investigating after two people were injured, one seriously, in separate shootings a few blocks apart around the same time in Dorchester on Sunday night.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Massachusetts celebrates Memorial Day in shadow of COVID-19

Gov. Charlie Baker and other state officials assembled a virtual tribute to honor our fallen heroes. At an empty Fenway Park, a giant American flag was unveiled, paying tribute to those who lost their lives while serving our country.

Read the full story on NBC Boston.

Reopening continues across New England as new cases climb

Beaches, barbers and hair salons reopened in Massachusetts, while two state beaches in Rhode Island opened on Memorial Day, all with restrictions. 

Read the full story on NBC Boston.


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