Secretly Recording A Traffic Stop In Massachusetts Will Land You In The Slammer

On October 26, 1998, Michael Hyde was pulled over by Abington, Massachusetts police for an excessively loud exhaust system and unlit license plate on his white Porsche. The stop should have ended in a fix-it ticket at worst, but escalated when Hyde accused the cop of pulling him over for his hippie hair. That was just… » 8/15/08 5:20pm 8/15/08 5:20pm

Way-Out Willys Gave 'em All a Treat In Hyannis, MA

A day without a Johnny Otis reference is like a day without sunshine. And, speaking of days without sunshine, how about Hyannis, Massachusetts, in the wintertime? That's where sharp-eyed reader UDMan spotted these two seriously cool Willys machines. After checking out the gallery, make the jump to hear what UDMan has… » 12/13/07 3:00pm 12/13/07 3:00pm

Hoon of the Day: Cah Jumping In Massachusetts

We've had Midwestern hoons, Southern hoons, West Coast hoons... and now it's time for some hoonage from the cradle of the American Revolution, New England. These Worcester hoons are gonna show us how it's done! How about a mid-70s Mopar jumping a huge filthy mound of snow? Extra wicked hoonage points for the utter… » 3/28/07 5:19pm 3/28/07 5:19pm

Supporting The Troops, One Collision At A Time

Getting treatment you'd only expect in Sadr City or Walter Reed, Marine Sergeant Michael Hutchinson ran into a fast food restaurant to grab some forgotten fries and returned to find an angry man, Mr. Glenn Merrill of Bedford, trying to move the Marine's Explorer (oh yeah, and the Marine's daughter was in the car).… » 3/22/07 12:20pm 3/22/07 12:20pm

33 Percent of All Cars in US to Fall Under CARB's Rule in 2009?

Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington are expected to adopt the policies of the CARBies today, following the lead of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont in adopting California's set of stringent emissions standards, putting the number of states under the California Air… » 12/22/05 6:37pm 12/22/05 6:37pm

Massachusetts Lawmakers Want to Simplify Plates, Add Symbols

A Massachusetts legislator supports changing the state's license plates to be simpler to remember. His proposal is not unsound; three letters and an incandescent symbol, he says, would be easier for crime witnesses to remember — and relate to police — than the current collection of meaningless numbers and letters. In… » 9/27/05 5:19pm 9/27/05 5:19pm