VA Woman Carrie O’Connor ID’d As Victim In Monday Boston Freak Elevator Accident

SUFFOLK COUNTY, MA. (THECOUNT) — Carrie Lynn O’Connor, of Williamsburg, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a Monday Suffolk County, Massachusetts freak elevator accident.

O’Connor, 38, died after the elevator in her Boston flat suddenly plummeted to the ground.

O’Connor, who had just recently moved into the Packard’s Corner Apartments, reportedly was trying to load a box into the elevator when it suddenly dropped between floors, according to local reports.

State regulators said the elevator, located at, 1110 Brookline Ave in Boston, had recently been inspected and certified.

According to reports, O’Connor was a French lecturer at Boston University.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Suffolk County is a county in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the United States. As of 2019, the population was 803,907 making it the fourth-most populous county in Massachusetts. The county comprises the cities of Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop – Wikipedia.

Urgent MA Search After Little Sophia Mendez Goes Missing Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

BOSTON, MA. (THECOUNT) — Boston police are asking the public’s help in locating Sophia Mendez, a 10-year-old girl who was last seen near the Boston Marathon Finish line, on Boylston Street, in Boston, MA, on Monday.

Mendez is described as being 5 feet, 2 inches tall.

She was last seen wearing a pink T-shirt and a black jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call Boston police.

Geo quick facts: Boston is Massachusetts’ capital and largest city. Founded in 1630, it’s one of the oldest cities in the U.S. The key role it played in the American Revolution is highlighted on the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile walking route of historic sites that tells the story of the nation’s founding. One stop, former meeting house Faneuil Hall, is a popular marketplace – wikipedia.

Body Found In Boston Sunday Possibly Missing College Student Maximillian Carbone

BOSTON, MA. (THECOUNT) — A body was located in Boston as authorities search for missing 19-year-old college student Maximillian Carbone.

Authorities have discovered a body in the Terrace Street area Sunday as they continued to search for the missing teen.

Carbone was last seen at a party Saturday morning, according to MASSLive.

Boston police confirmed there was activity in the area but declined to say if a body was discovered was Carbone.

The search scene is still active, a Boston police spokeswoman said.

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Geo quick facts: Boston is Massachusetts’ capital and largest city. Founded in 1630, it’s one of the oldest cities in the U.S. The key role it played in the American Revolution is highlighted on the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile walking route of historic sites that tells the story of the nation’s founding. One stop, former meeting house Faneuil Hall, is a popular marketplace – wikipedia.

MA Man Jeremy Keiran ID’d As Victim In Friday Franconia NH Fatal Skiing Accident

FRANCONIA, NH. (THECOUNT) — Jeremy Keiran has been identified as the skier killed Friday afternoon after colliding with another skier, Robert Slocum, on the slopes at a New Hampshire ski resort.

Keiran, 39, of Needham Heights, Massachusetts, was killed following a crash with fellow skier, Slocum, 48, of Newburyport, MA, while visiting Cannon Mountain Ski Resort in Franconia, N.H., according to New Hampshire State Police.

Slocum sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the collision and is expected to recover.

He was transported to the Littleton Regional Hospital, reported BostonGlobe on Saturday.

Keiran was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Tragically, Keiran posted to Facebook just hours before being killed on the slopes:

Friends and family members took to social media to remember the beloved man:

Cathy Keiran via Facebook: “Oh my beautiful little boy, where was your helmet”

Geo quick facts: Franconia is a town in New Hampshire. It contains part of Franconia Notch State Park, in the White Mountain National Forest. In the park, Cannon Mountain features a ski area and an aerial tramway. At the tramway base, the New England Ski Museum traces the sport’s history. Nearby, Echo Lake has mountain views and a beach. In town, poet Robert Frost’s former home, the Frost Place, is now a museum – wikipedia.

Former University of Michigan Basketball Player Kendric Price ID’d By Family As Victim In Fatal Dorchester Shooting

BOSTON, MA. (THECOUNT) — Kendric Price, a former University of Michigan basketball player, has been identified by family members as the victim of a fatal overnight shooting in Dorchester.

A cousin of the victim told local reporters Price died as a result of the shooting that occurred before 3 a.m. on Saturday in the area of 12 Greenwood Street in Dorchester.

Boston Police officers responded to reports of a person shot in the area of 12 Greenwood Street just before 3 a.m. Saturday, reports Boston25News.

At the scene, responding officers found an adult man – later identified as Price by family – suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was declared dead on scene.

No arrests have been made and police are still searching for suspects.

Anyone with possible information on this incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Dorchester is a Boston neighborhood comprising more than 6 square miles in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Originally, Dorchester was a separate town, founded by Puritans who emigrated in 1630 from Dorchester, Dorset, England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony – Wikipedia.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Adrianne Haslet Seriously Injured After Hit By Car

BOSTON, MA. (THECOUNT) — Adrianne Haslet, the dancer who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, was hit by a car Saturday evening in Boston.

Haslet was on foot around 7:15 p.m. Saturday on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston when she was struck by a vehicle.

The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with police. He was cited for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

The driver told police he never saw Haslet in the rain.

Haslet took to Instagram to update her followers on the incident:

“Struck by a car on Commonwealth Avenue, while on a crosswalk,” Haslet revealed on Instagram. “Thrown into the air and landed, crushing the left side of my body.” Continue reading

Bret Michaels ROBBED Of Personal Items in New Hampshire

Poison rocker, Bret Michaels is saying two thieves stole “personal items” while he was performing in Hampton Beach Thursday night.

Michaels released a screen capture taken from a Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom security system.  The photo, which he posted on his Facebook page, showed two men being sought for the theft.

Bret Michaels robbed Hampton Beach Casino

According to the post, the items taken included cellphones and other personal effects. Michaels said no questions will be asked if the items are returned within 24 hours to Fred Shaake at the venue. Continue reading

Stacey Dash: Trans People Should Go To Bathroom “In The Bushes”

During an interview with “Entertainment TonightFox News commentator and Clueless star, Stacey Dash, said that transgender people should go to the bathroom “in the bushes.”

“It’s your body! So, it’s your decision, right?” Dash said. “We all make choices.”

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When rebutted with the argument that transgender people don’t choose what they feel is their true gender identity, Dash said “OK, then go in the bushes. Continue reading

Unprecedented: Boston Students Cut Class, Take To Streets In Massive Self-Organized Protest

A massive crowd of Boston high school students are roaming the streets on their way to the Boston Common and the Massachusetts State House in an unprecedented citywide walkout.

Students say they are demanding the city rescind a property tax break awarded to General Electric and they want government to cease all budget cuts.

boston student walkout

The Boston Public School District (BPS) is facing a budget deficit ranging from anywhere between $10 and $50 million for 2016 Continue reading

Boston Teacher Killed By Flying Manhole Cover Identified

The woman killed by a flying manhole cover on Interstate 93 in south Boston, has been identified as Caitlin Clavette, an art teacher at Glover Elementary School.

Clavette was killed near Boston’s O’Neill Tunnel Friday after a manhole cover became dislodged and flew into the air. The manhole cover then smashed through Clavette’s windshield, tragically killing her.

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Following the crash, MassDOT crews and welders spent the afternoon examining all travel lane infrastructure in Boston to check that manhole covers Continue reading