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Kimberly M. Aquilina

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Boston man charged with attempted rape, leaving 3-year-old daughter in car

A Lynn man appeared in court on Friday facing charges of attempted kidnapping, attempted rape and child endangerment.TheSuffolk County District Attorney's Office alleges that Gerardo Elenilson Portillo, 26, attempted to lure a woman into his car as she was walking alone along Revere Street on...

Saturday, July 30, 2016, 2:21 AM

Watch Hillary Clinton accept as the first female presidential nominee

Youcan watch, listen or read Democratic presidentialnominee Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech from the final night of the 2016 DNC.TRANSCRIPT (as reported byEsquire):Thank you for that amazing welcome. And Chelsea, thank you. I'm so proud to be your mother and so proud of the woman you've become...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:20 AM

What do YOU think about Hillary Clinton's speech?

Did Hillary Clinton have the "eye of the tiger?" Did she "Roar?" Will Democrats unite and "Rise" against her Republican opponant Donald Trump?What did you think about presidential nominee Clinton's acceptance speech on Thursday night?We know how the HRC crew feels.#HillaryClinton supporters are...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 8:16 AM

Brooklyn landlord charged with manslaughter for fatal 2014 fire

The owner of a Flatbush apartment has been indicted for manslaughter after afire left one tenant dead and nine others, including four children, dead.Luckner Lorient, 78, of East Flatbush, Brooklynwas arraigned on Thursday on a 14-count indictment in which he is charged with second-degree...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:56 AM

Watch Chelsea Clinton introduce her mom Hillary at 2016 DNC

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton introduced her mother, former first lady and current Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, on the final night of the 2016 DNC.Chelsea Clinton opened by talking about Grandma Hillary who is always ready to drop her work and FaceTime with her grandson...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:11 AM

Watch Katy Perry 'Rise' and 'Roar' for Hillary at 2016 DNC

Katy Perry gave former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton a goldPOTUS necklace last year for her birthday. Now, watch Perry 'Rise and' 'Roar' in support of the first female Democratic nominee.

Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:03 AM

VIDEO: Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to 2016 DNC

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke to the DNC on Thursday night ahead of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton'sspeech."Republicans say they want to make America great again, to take us back to the good old days," Cuomo said."What good old days do they want to take us back to? Before the Civil Rights...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 5:33 AM

Watch Carole King perform 'You've Got a Friend' at 2016 DNC

Carole King, the first woman to win a Grammy for Song of the Year, sang her hit "You've got a Friend" at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Thursday.The singer-songwriter met the Clintons in 1992 at a friend's house, according to CNN. King said Clinton was"warm" and "smart."

Friday, July 29, 2016, 4:51 AM

Donald Trump water, anyone? 'I'd rather die of thirst,' Dem says

It’s hot and it’s important to stay hydrated, but for some at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, there is no mouth dry enough, no body sweaty enough to get them to drink Donald Trump Ice.SNL'sColin Jost and Michael Che offered DonaldTrump-branded bottle water to people outside...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 2:23 AM

LIVE STREAM: Hillary Clinton speech closes out DNC day 4

If you've watched the first three nights of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, you know the timing of speeches isn't always exact. So, what time is Hillary Clintonspeaking?We've compiled a list of expected speakers andevents around town to keep you updated about day four of the DNC or watch...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 1:12 AM

Michael Bloomberg endorses Clinton at DNC, Calls Trump 'a con' [VIDEO, TRANSCRIPT]

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night after Vice President Joe Biden's remarks.Bloomberg, who was elected mayor two months after the Twin Tower attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, spoke to those outside the arena as an independent....

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 9:54 PM

VIDEO: Biden talks ‘unbreakable’ American spirit and Trump’s ‘malarkey’ at 2016 DNC

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to the crowd at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night, the third day of the four-day convention. Biden spoke about teachers, his late son Beau, his hopes for America and Michelle Obama's DNC speech.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 9:35 PM

VIDEO: Broadway stars at DNC sing 'What the World Needs Now'

A group of Broadway stars sang"What the World Needs Now" at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. The performance was a tribute to the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, which left 49 dead at gay nightclub Pulse in June.Performers includedactress Kristin Bell,Darren Criss,Tony...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 8:55 PM

VIDEO: Sigourney Weaver introduces global warming film at DNC

Sigourney Weaver, an actress known for her roles in movies like "Aliens", "Ghostbusters", "Gorillas in the Mist" and "Avatar", introduced a James Cameron film on the dangers of climate change at the 2016 DNC on Wednesday night.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 8:45 PM

Obama expected at DNC, White House releases preview of speech

The White House releasedtwoexcerpts from President Barack Obama's DNC address in anticipation of the Wednesday night speech. Obama is expected to speak between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. after vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine.Obama's speech appears optimistic about America:“The America I know is full...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 8:16 PM

Trump rally goes against DNC prime-time slot [LIVE STREAM]

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is holding a rally in Toledo, Ohio. Watch the live stream of Wednesday's event here.Trump was in Scranton, Pennsylvania Wednesday afternoon before heading to Ohio for the 7 p.m. rally.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:54 PM

VIDEO: Jesse Jackson speaks at DNC

Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:33 PM

DNC LIVE STREAM: Watch the 2016 Democratic National Convention here

Check out the DNC live stream and don't miss a thing.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 7:05 PM

Montgomery County teacher charged with sexual assault of students

A Montgomery County middle school teacher was arrested for allegedly sexual assaulting two high school students.Jason Todd Gattuso, a 39-year-old social studies teacher at Springfield Township Middle School, has been charged with statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, involuntary...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:32 PM

VIDEO: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at DNC

New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday.“Even when there’s differences on some other issues all of us will be working shoulder to shoulder to elect Hillary Clinton,” de Blasio said ahead of the third evening's speech, according...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 5:55 PM