BOSTON (AP) - Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (BAHN'-gee-moon) has spoken at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston. The U.N.'s eighth secretary-general discussed global issues and his diplomatic career at a forum moderated Wednesday by David Gergen, a CNN senior political analyst and co-director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School.
BOSTON (AP) - The lawyer for a man charged with throwing a rock through a glass panel at the New England Holocaust Memorial says her client suffers from mental health issues. James Isaac was held on $750 bail but had his bail revoked and was held for violating the terms of his probation in other pending cases. Prosecutors say the 21-year-old Boston man smashed the roughly 9-foot-tall panel Wednesday morning
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy will be eligible for parole after serving 20 years under the sentence handed down Wednesday. McCarthy was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2015 killing of his then-girlfriend's daughter, Bella Bond.
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston police detective has been charged with lying to federal officials so he could fly armed with a weapon on personal trips from Logan International Airport and allow a friend to avoid going through airport security. Sgt. Det. Bruce Smith made a court appearance Wednesday and was released. His attorney didn't immediately return a call for comment. Smith has been placed on administrative leave.
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