Tag: Massachusetts

Michelle Carter, woman convicted for encouraging boyfriend’s suicide, released from prison

Michelle Carter, a Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself, was released from prison Thursday morning. Michelle Carter leaves the Bristol County jail, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Dartmouth, Mass., after serving most of a 15-month manslaughter sentence for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in 2014. The […]

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Authorities warn of fire-causing ‘outlet challenge’ seen on TikTok, YouTube

Authorities are warning parents about a new social media challenge that is sparking more than concern — it’s sparking fires. Massachusetts State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey issued an advisory this week warning firefighters about a new social media challenge that has already popped up in the state. Photo: WBZ The “outlet challenge” seen on TikTok and YouTube […]

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