District Attorney Rachael Rollins: 'Not Helpful' That Boston Police Didn't Wear Body Cameras At 'Straight Pride'
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins has launched a new initiative to address the backlog of more than 1,300 unsolved homicide cases in the county going back to the 1960s. The issue is one that she said she confronted directly while campaigning for office and meeting local parents who had lost children to violence. And in Boston, there is an added injustice, as a 2018 Washington Post investigation found that while racial disparities in unsolved homicide cases are a national problem, Boston ranked the worst. Jim Braude was joined by District Attorney Rachael Rollins to discuss. The interview also touched on her support for safe injection sites in the face of opposition from U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling and Gov. Charlie Baker, and her response to a new report that police at the so-called ‘straight pride’ parade were not wearing body cameras because they were on overtime.

The Somerville Mayoral Race
While there’s no mayoral race in Boston this year, several other cities have contests worth watching, including Somerville, which used to be known as an affordable place to live for many. But now, it's one of the hottest real-estate markets in the state. And as Adam Reilly reports, not everyone is thrilled with the transformation.

Boston Local Dr. William Kaelin On His Nobel Prize Win
Boston local Dr. William Kaelin, a researcher at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and professor at Harvard Medical School, is one of three researchers who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine this year. While working independently of each other, they discovered the mechanism by which cells measure and respond to oxygen levels.

Jim Braude was joined by Dr. William Kaelin.

IMHO: Sallie Mae’s Luxurious Vacation
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on the Sallie Mae employees who took a luxurious trip to Hawaii to celebrate — yes, celebrate — making $5 billion in student loan sales.