A Boxboro man accused of rape, attempted murder, kidnapping and other charges is asking for his alleged victims to face him in court at his next hearing. Keven Blakemore, 21, was arraigned yesterday in Ayer District Court, where Judge J. Elizabeth Cremens ordered him held without bond until a dangerousness hearing could determine whether he should be released.
Authorities will crack down this Labor Day weekend not only on drunken drivers, but also on the bars and restaurants where they had their last drink, state Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg said yesterday.“Our efforts prevent the sale of alcohol to intoxicated individuals who could place the driving public at risk,” Goldberg said, “while also establishing a long-term deterrence for bar owners from over-serving.”The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission will target bars known to have sold alcohol to convicted drunken drivers, she said.
Roger Goodell should have seen this coming. Tom Brady’s victory marked the fourth time in three seasons that the commissioner has lost to the NFL Players Association in court:BOUNTYGATEJonathan Vilma: 16 games Vacated Anthony Hargrove: 8 games Vacated Will Smith: 4 games Vacated Scott Fujita: 3 games Vacated
Boston’s Big Night Entertainment is poised to expand in the Seaport District with two new nightlife venues on the South Boston waterfront. The company has signed a lease for 21,930 square feet on three floors in One Seaport Square, a $600 million, 3-acre project with two apartment towers and retail space on Northern Avenue that’s under development by Berkshire Group, Boston Global Investors and WS Development.
Tom Brady will be able to play out his career without being branded a cheater, while the NFL is struggling to maintain a shred of credibility, experts said.“The NFL has next to no chances left. This was essentially one of the highest-profile players and a court of law has come in to overturn Roger Goodell’s decision, showing it was not fair and not legal,” said Jeetendr Sehdev, a professor at the University of Southern California.
The Deflategate saga has been months in the making:Jan. 18: New England Patriots crush the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 at Gillette Stadium for the AFC Championship. After the game, reports emerge about underinflated footballs. Jan. 23: The NFL opens an investigation. NFL Executive Vice President Jeff Pash and outside attorney Ted Wells are put in charge of the investigation.