Mario Batali acquittal underscores perils of #MeToo cases

BOSTON (AP) – Bill Cosby was released from prison when his conviction That he was drugged and assaulted by a woman was overturned. Quarterback Deshaun Watson landed a record-setting $ 230 million contract, including an investigation into allegations he assaulted 22 women. Celebrity chef Mario Batali was acquitted this week on just the second day … Read more

Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct trial: Day 2 updates

BOSTON (AP) – Mario Batali was found not guilty of indecent assault and battery on Tuesday, following a swift trial in which the celebrity chef waived his right To have a jury decide his fate in a criminal case that arose from the global #MeToo movement against sexual abuse and harassment. The 61-year-old former Food … Read more

Mario Batali: Celebrity chef is acquiring groping woman at Boston restaurant

CNN – Celebrity chef Mario Batali was found not guilty Tuesday on a bench trial of indecent assault and battery related to alleged groping of a star-struck patron at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Judge James Stanton noted Batali’s conduct was “not befitting of his public figure” that night five years ago but said his … Read more

Accuser testifies in Mario Batali sexual misconduct trial

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts woman who accused Mario Batali of kissing and groping while attempting to take a selfie at a Boston restaurant testified Monday that she felt confused and powerless to stop the celebrity chef. The 32-year-old said she also felt embarrassed by the 2017 incident – until she saw other women step … Read more

Chef Mario Batali trial in Boston sexual misconduct case

BOSTON – Celebrity chef Mario Batali’s pandemic-delayed trial opens sexual misconduct allegations Monday in Boston. Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault and battery in 2019, stemming from accusations that he was forcibly kissed and groped after taking a selfie with her at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The woman says Batali … Read more

Umpire leaves Red Sox game after getting hit with foul ball

An umpire working Sunday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox has left the game after getting hit with a foul ball.Ron Kulpa was working as the home plate umpire at Fenway Park when a foul tip from White Sox third baseman Jake Burger struck Kulpa flush in the face mask in … Read more

Piece of TD Garden glass falls on off-ice official after Bruins goal, camera shows

A pane of TD Garden plexiglass fell on top of a TD Garden official moments after the Boston Bruins scored a goal Friday night. The Bruins had just taken a 3-1 lead over the Carolina Hurricanes in the second period, when the plexiglass panel dislodged and fell on the NHL off-ice official. Trainers from both … Read more

KISS 108’s Matt Siegel announces retirement after being on the air for 41 years

Kiss 108 radio host Matt Siegel of the “Matty in the Morning” show announced Tuesday that he is retiring after more than 40 years on the air. air for about two weeks. He has not been on the station’s morning show since April 19. “This past year has been a little rough for me. I … Read more

Door control system failed in Red Line death of Boston man

The National Transportation Safety Board says a door control system on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Red Line train failed to work properly in connection with the death of a Boston man, according to a preliminary report.Robinson Lalin, 39, of Boston, died on April 10 when he got his arm stuck in the doorway of … Read more