Crystal Haynes, Boston 25 News

Crystal Haynes

Boston 25 News

Boston, MA, United States

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  • WPXI
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  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Recent articles by Crystal:

Senate lawmakers set to debate on future of MCAS

As school districts across the state finalize re-entry plans for students and educators, senate lawmakers are set to debate whether the MCAS requirement should be considered in those plans. → Read More

House consolidates dozens of amendments to MA police reform bill

By day two of debate in the house on a sweeping police reform bill, lawmakers filed 217 amendments ahead of Tuesday’s deadline. → Read More

Pair of CEOs in hot water after series of negative comments towards George Floyd protests

The Phantom Gourmet is on hiatus while CrossFit gym owners are cutting ties with HQ. → Read More

Phantom Gourmet CEO Dave Andelman resigns after series of negative comments toward George Floyd protests

The Phantom Gourmet is on hiatus while CrossFit gym owners are cutting ties with HQ. → Read More

Phantom Gourmet CEO Dave Andelman resigns after series of negative comments towards George Floyd protests

The Phantom Gourmet is on hiatus while CrossFit gym owners are cutting ties with HQ. → Read More

Boston community leaders calling for solidarity, justice and change following George Floyd protests

Community leaders are calling for solidarity and justice for George Floyd and other people of color they say have been victimized by police. → Read More

Audit finds 36% of nursing facilities are not adhering to state’s COVID-19 guidelines

In accordance with a new $130-million biweekly infection control audit, 36% of nursing facilities were not in adherence to the state guidelines. In a Tuesday briefing, Marylou Sudders, Massachusetts’ Secretary of Health and Human Services said the state’s nursing home tracking is a work in progress. ​ → Read More

Report shows 200+ evictions filed in Boston during state of emergency, 78% in communities of color

A new study finds more than 200 evictions were suspended in Boston in the seven weeks before the state was locked down in the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

BECMA against reopening as black business see brunt of economic impact

Governor Charlie Baker has given businesses like barbershops and salons the green light to reopen next week, but many state and local community organizers say they’re not ready. → Read More

Gov. Baker’s reopening plan met with mixed reviews by restaurant industry

Back to business, but with caution. Governor Charlie Baker announced a four-phase plan for reopening Massachusetts, but was vague on the details for restaurants. → Read More

Massachusetts asylum cases can go forward after ruling Thursday

Attorneys for three Massachusetts families with loved ones waiting in Mexico for asylum are hoping to give them a reunion like one captured at Logan Airport in February. → Read More

Operation LIPSTICK on a mission to get masks for everyone in Metro Boston

It was a massive mask drop at the Nashua Street jail Thursday morning. → Read More

COVID-19 posing even bigger issue for state’s homeless population

Nearly half of the entire population at one Worcester emergency homeless shelter has tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Worcester Board of Health votes to crack down on those refusing to self-isolate

Since April 1, the city reportedly saw an increase of more than 2,300 new coronavirus cases. That’s an average of 69 new cases per day.​ → Read More

UMass Boston student delivering ‘period care kits’ for women with no access to feminine hygiene during pandemic

A UMass Boston student has been delivering hundreds of “Period Care Kits” for women with little or no access to feminine hygiene products during the pandemic. → Read More

U.S. Attorney for Mass. investigating predatory practices in housing amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Attorney General has directed U.S. Attorney’s Offices across the country to investigate reports of housing-related sexual harassment resulting from the current COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

SJC urges Gov. Baker to release certain prisoners amid COVID-19 pandemic after denying stay requests

The state's highest court is urging Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to use his authorities to release prisoners because of COVID-19 concerns. The SJC denied a second request, Tuesday, from attorneys to stay the sentences of non-violent offenders and those at the end of prison terms. Ayana Aubourg and Sashi James from the advocacy group ‘Families for Justice as Healing’ say new COVID-19… → Read More

Minority-owned businesses bearing brunt of economic impact of COVID-19

The U.S. Small Business Administration has been tasked to issue over $300 million in loan relief as part of the Payroll Protection Program. → Read More

Coronavirus: As hospital anxiety grows amid pandemic, more pregnant moms are opting for home births

Midwives across Massachusetts said they are seeing an uptick in home birth inquiries from pregnant moms afraid of coronavirus exposure at hospitals and new limitations on the number of people allowed in the delivery room. → Read More

As hospital anxiety grows amid pandemic, more pregnant moms are opting for home births

Midwives across the state tell Boston 25, they are seeing an uptick in home birth inquiries from pregnant moms afraid of COVID-19 exposure at hospitals and new limitations on the number of people allowed in the delivery room. → Read More