Published December 30, 2010
What’s news on this pleasant Thursday?
Middlesex County prosecutors weren’t notified of the 2008 parole hearing that freed the man police say shot and killed a Woburn police officer on Sunday. The D.A.’s office says it would have opposed the man’s release, as it did when it objected to his parole hearing three years earlier. (Globe)
Haiti freed a Massachusetts aid worker it had locked-up on kidnapping charges. The man, who had been living in Nantucket before he moved to Haiti to help with earthquake relief, had been held for 18 days after authorities alleged he kidnapped a Haitian infant from the hospital in which he worked. (AP via WBUR)
Celtics forward Kevin Garnett injured his right leg in the Celtics’ loss at Detroit last night. It’s unclear if Garnett re-injured his creaky knees or if it’s a new leg injury. X-rays were negative for fractures and Garnett will undergo an MRI today to check for ligament damage. (ESPNBoston.com)