Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Globe Staff January 22, 2019 Here’s the full statement Boston police released Tuesday regarding a person of interest in the weekend disappearance of 23-year-old Olivia Ambrose, who went missing after leaving a downtown bar Saturday night:UPDATE: The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify the male in the photos above in connection to the investigation into missing person Olivia Ambrose who was last seen in the area of 25 Union Street in Downtown Boston on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Investigators have reviewed surveillance video and marked a timeline of events and locations in the areas of both Downtown Boston and Charlestown in hopes of better understanding the facts and circumstances surrounding Olivia Ambrose’s disappearance. 11:04 PM: Ms. Ambrose is seen leaving a bar located at 25 Union Street (Hennessy’s) with a … [Read more...] about Read the full BPD statement on person of interest in Olivia Ambrose disappearance
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PUBLISHED: 05:00 05 January 2019 Megan Aldous Catch up with five of our most read stories. Picture: EMMA BRENNAN Archant Take a look at five of our most read stories this week, including a piece on Ipswich’s best restaurants according to TripAdvisor. The ten worst-hit Ipswich streets for fly-tippingThis week it was revealed which roads in Ipswich are the worst for people illegally dumping rubbish. At the top of the list was Surrey Road which had 15 fly-tipping incidents recorded while Bond Street and Tyler Street are ranked second with 11 each. See if your road is on the list by reading the full story here. Owners search for dog that went missing two years agoMel Perry, who is the owner of China the dog, who went missing two years ago has spent thousands trying to get her beloved pet back. The Podento pooch is currently running wild in the Martlesham area. The eight-year-old was spooked during a walk with Ms Perry back in 2017. Ms Perry has tried … [Read more...] about Have you read these five stories?
The Local looks back at the year's highs and lows in Sweden. Photo: Vilhelm Stokstad / TT As 2018 comes to an end, The Local's team looks back over ten stories that shaped the year, from the summer's wildfires to crime trends to that sword in a lake. Sweden's struggle to crack down on gangs Gang conflict has been an ongoing debate this year, particularly in the southern city of Malmö, with a series of tit-for-tat shootings and explosive blasts. Our Malmö correspondent wrote about how it feels to live in a city where gangland shootings are no longer confined to certain areas (Members). Police in other areas are also facing evolving challenges when it comes to dealing with gang crime. In January, a man in his 60s died after an explosion at a Stockholm subway station, after he picked up what he thought was a toy, but turned out to be a hand grenade. We investigated why Swedish gangs are increasingly using these weapons, and what is being done to crack … [Read more...] about Year in review: The biggest stories from Sweden in 2018
It’s an ongoing debate in the nutrition world: Is one kind of diet—say, low carb or low fat—better than another for weight loss? It seems like research comes out on the regular that’s in favor of one kind of eating, only to be overshadowed by another study that suggests the opposite. So, what’s a health-conscious runner trying to drop a few pounds to do? Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Now, it looks there’s another wrinkle to add to the mix: The BMJ just published a report, which found that people who followed a low-carb diet burned more calories than those who consumed a high-carb diet. But before you get excited, we’re here to tell you why you should take the findings with, er, a grain of…sugar. What the New Low-Carb Study FoundIn the study, researchers assigned overweight and obese people who had previously lost weight to one of three weight-maintenance diets: the first to a high-carb diet (60 percent of their diet from … [Read more...] about A New Study Says You’ll Burn More Calories by Eating Low-Carb. But That’s Not the Full Story
Anne Saker Cincinnati Enquirer Published 4:54 p.m. UTC Aug 31, 2018 Former President Barack Obama sent a letter in memory of Aretha Franklin that the Rev. Al Sharpton read at her funeral Friday in Detroit. "Dear Friends and Family of Aretha: "Michelle and I extend our heartfelt sympathies to all those who have gathered in Detroit, and we join you in remembering and celebrating the life of the Queen of Soul. "From a young age, Aretha Franklin rocked the world of anyone who had the pleasure of hearing her voice. Whether bringing people together through a thrilling intersection of genres or advancing important causes through the power of song, Aretha’s work reflected the very best of our American story – in all of its hope and heart, its boldness and its unmistakable beauty. "In the example she set, both as an artist and a citizen, Aretha embodied those most revered virtues of forgiveness and reconciliation, while the music she made captured some of our deepest … [Read more...] about Obama’s tribute to Aretha Franklin: Read the full text of his letter