Sean Cotter, East Bay Times

Sean Cotter

East Bay Times

Mountain View, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • Redlands Daily Facts
  • Boston Herald
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • The Lowell Sun
  • Daily Bulletin
Past:
  • Pioneer Press
  • Whittier Daily News
  • The Denver Post

Recent articles by Sean:

DOJ hammers handling of Whitey Bulger leading up to killing [+read report]

A Department of Justice probe into notorious mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's death identified "serious deficiencies" in the prison-transfer process, with evidence that various inmates knew the ailing crime boss was en route to a West Virginia lock-up before someone eventually whacked him after he showed up. → Read More

‘Many unanswered questions’ remain about babies found frozen in Boston

Two week after the ghastly discovery of the frozen remains of two male and two female infants, the identities of the babies and how they ended up in a freezer remain out of reach. → Read More

DOJ hammers handling of Whitey Bulger leading up to killing [+read report]

A Department of Justice probe into notorious mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's death identified "serious deficiencies" in the prison-transfer process, with evidence that various inmates knew the ailing crime boss was en route to a West Virginia lock-up before someone eventually whacked him after he showed up. → Read More

Weeks later, ‘many unanswered questions’ remain about babies found frozen in Boston condo

Weeks after the ghastly discovery of the frozen remains of two male and two female infants in a South Boston condominium, the identities of the babies and information about how they ended up in a freezer remain out of reach. Police reports are sparse and search warrants remain under seal as rumors fly. → Read More

Andrea Campbell rolls out transition team

Attorney General-Elect Andrea Campbell’s rolled out a lengthy “transition team list with north of 80 people including big-law honchos, activists and former AG office staffers. → Read More

Prince William, Princess Kate close out Boston trip with environmental award show

The royals’ trip culminated with something of an awards show, with Prince William and Princess Kate handing out millions of dollars in “Earthshot” prizes. → Read More

Prince William, Princess Kate visit Chelsea, Somerville on Day 2 of Boston visit

The royals spend a busy trundling around the Boston area, greeting well-dressed children and spending a remarkable amount of time looking at East Boston seawalls in the freezing cold ahead of the &… → Read More

British Royals William and Kate welcomed by Boston crowds

The visiting royals enjoyed something of a Boston tea party with Mayor Michelle Wu and Gov.-Elect Maura Healey in City Hall before a brief and soggy address about the climate to a crowd outside. → Read More

British Royals William and Kate welcomed by Boston crowds

The visiting royals enjoyed something of a Boston tea party with Mayor Michelle Wu and Gov.-Elect Maura Healey in City Hall before a brief and soggy address about the climate to a crowd outside. → Read More

Boston Police now report 4 dead babies found in South Boston condo

Boston Police are now saying they found four dead babies in the South Boston house that drew a huge police and accompanying cascade of rumors earlier this month. → Read More

Ed Flynn reinstating Ricardo Arroyo’s chairmanship, but not vice presidency.

Ricardo Arroyo will receive an important council chairmanship back, but won’t be the body’s vice president. → Read More

Man arrested after South Station slashing, police say

Transit cops have cuffed a Medford man who they say slashed another in the face in South Station after an argument. → Read More

Anti-vaccine-mandate protesters have been major feature of Michelle Wu's first year as Boston mayor

There it was again: the bullhorn-amplified chants of “shame on Wu” wafting through the breeze. → Read More

Boston EMS celebrates new graduations, promotions

Boston EMS, whose union as been vocal about recent staffing levels, now numbers a few more. → Read More

DA: ‘Possible’ fetus or infant found in South Boston freezer

Police have made the grisly discovery of what appears to be a “fetus or infant” in a South Boston apartment. The Suffolk District Attorney’s office said it was investigating reports of the “possible fetus or infant” in a freezer at 838 East Broadway, and left it at that. → Read More

Red Sox great Pedro Martinez still on his game in East Boston

Most of the blue-clad students of East Boston High had filed out, dismissed for the day before a long weekend, but former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez was holding court, surrounded by the rapt members of the school's softball and champion baseball teams. → Read More

Boston City council planning hearings on gun violence

The Boston City Council is planning to hold hearings on gun violence amidst an uptick in shootings. → Read More

Boston council redistricting process churns forward with more maps, criticism

Boston City Councilor Liz Breadon, the redistricting chair, has filed a committee report that makes scant few changes to the controversial "unity" map that she, City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo and assorted advocates collaborated to produce as the process moves toward a vote this Wednesday. → Read More

Provincetown ‘Lady of the Dunes’ identified after nearly 50 years

Terry, of Tennessee, was 37 when someone killed her and left her body in the Provincetown dunes in July 1974. → Read More

Provincetown ‘Lady of the Dunes’ identified after nearly 50 years

Terry, of Tennessee, was 37 when someone killed her and left her body in the Provincetown dunes in July 1974. → Read More