BOSTON (AP) - State police in Massachusetts say a trooper shot and wounded a man he was trying to arrest near an exit ramp of Interstate 93 in Boston. A state police spokesman says the man was shot while police were trying to arrest a large group who'd been riding off-road bikes and all-terrain-vehicles dangerously on the interstate Saturday evening. The suspect has been taken to a hospital with what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries.
WINCHESTER, Mass. (AP) - Police say a man approached a young woman from behind at a public library in the Boston suburbs and stabbed her repeatedly with a hunting knife, killing her and injuring an elderly man who came to her aid. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says the 22-year-old woman was seated at one of the reading rooms in the Winchester Public Library Saturday morning when 23-year-old Jeffrey Yao stabbed her with a 10-inch knife. Police say there is no motive yet. A number for him could not be found.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts' public transit system could come back to haunt, or help, Gov. Charlie Baker in November's election. The Republican has staked much of his Mr. Fix-It reputation on dragging Boston's subway, bus and commuter rail system into the 21st Century. A reminder of how tough that is came Wednesday when a Red Line train derailed. Democrats seized on the accident as evidence Baker isn't working hard enough.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A panel of Harvard scholars will be gathering to discuss the history and future of the #MeToo movement. The Monday event will feature four professors in history, law, African American studies and economics weighing in on the causes and consequences of the movement against sexual harassment. Panelists will explore questions about whether the movement is radical or reactionary, and how employers and college campuses can respond fairly to the court of public opinion.
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