62 Blog Posts From the MASSACHUSETTS Tag

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In 2013 Chelmsford, Massachusetts police officer Todd Ahern stole a car to pressure a woman into testifying against her ex. This according to a jury verdict upheld by the First Circuit Court of Appeals in May. A suspect’s ex-girlfriend had his car. Police towed the car with her belongings inside, got a warrant, searched the […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 19, 2017

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for May 19, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Study finds variable speeds dangerous— –Fremont offers RLC rebates— –FL Supremes hear RLC arguments— –Minnesota passes Real ID— –Louisiana gas tax bill gains momentum– NMA Driving News Story of the Week ‘The Drug Whisperer’ | Georgia Drivers arrested while stone cold sober Drunk driving arrests are down sharply after […]

Who really did it?

What would you do if you woke up in the hospital, the last thing you remembered was being at home with your wife, and they told you had killed a man by driving drunk and you were going to prison? That happened to a Massachusetts man a few years ago. They said he suddenly swerved […]

Acting tough

Like Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney spent decades running for president and lost. Part of his plan was to appear tough on crime with a capital punishment bill so narrowly drafted that it would never be used (and so could never be used against him). Lawmakers rejected his bill and positioned themselves as tough on drunk […]

Remembering a toll opponent

One of the few people who treated the Big Dig as anything other than a blank check died recently. To quote the Cape Cod Times, Christy Mihos, “a grandson of Greek immigrants who was born in Brockton, became famous in the early 2000s as vice chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority when he predicted the […]