By Web Staff Click here for updates on this story     BOSTON, Massachusetts (WCVB) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Thursday announced the terms of a $4.3 billion settlement that resolves a three-year-long legal fight against Purdue Pharma in connection with the opioid crisis. Healey filed a lawsuit in 2019 that alleged Purdue Pharma, manufacturer
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The Justice Department is continuing its investigation into the killing of Emmett Till, the Black teenager whose slaying 65 years ago in Mississippi sparked outrage and illustrated the brutality of racism in the segregated South. The department’s latest report on civil rights cold cases, released late last month, lists three investigations dating back decades that
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President Biden’s administration is expected to begin releasing pregnant women and those who recently gave birth after they are apprehended illegally crossing the US-Mexico border. Although fewer than 20 people currently held by the government would be released, prior Biden administration policy changes have been panned for unintentionally fueling the ongoing border crisis. In a
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The state has earmarked $1 million to create an Oxnard satellite office of the Ventura County Family Justice Center. The center, which formally opened in Ventura last year, brings resources for crime victims into an accessible setting that includes access to dozens of local agencies. The Ventura site operates under the umbrella of the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office. The pilot project in
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