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Top Boston news: Columbus statue beheaded; BU to open campus to students in August; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 11, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Boston.

Christopher Columbus statue beheaded in North End

Authorities are investigating after a statue of Christopher Columbus in the North End was beheaded. 

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Man who fled chase in stolen car accused of spitting on cops, saying he had COVID-19

A Boston man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen car with a family's dog inside repeatedly spit on officers while claiming to have COVID-19 and defecated in both the cruiser and booking area of the barracks after he was tracked down in Plymouth, state police say.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Hundreds gather for peaceful march in support of defunding Boston police

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Roxbury before marching to City Hall Plaza on Wednesday in support of defunding Boston police. 

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Red Sox select high school second baseman with 2020 first round draft pick

Team scouts compared the offensive skills of Nick Yorke out of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose to those of Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star and Red Sox Hall of Famer.

Read the full story on WCVB.

Boston University to welcome students back to campus in August

Other colleges and universities in the city and throughout the state have been strategizing for weeks about how to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full story on WCVB.


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