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Boston-area student goes from ‘Make a Wish’ kid to knockout game suspect

A Boston-area college sophomore and hockey player has been charged with multiple assaults after allegedly punching three students in the head without warning as part of an apparent knockout game. Police say Dillon Destefano, 19, of New Jersey, sucker punched all three Endicott College students within an hour of one…

You can assure your relatives this Thanksgiving that the ‘knockout game’ is mostly hype

Anyone who’s spent much time looking at Internet or television news in the past week or two has likely heard about “the knockout game,” the latest urban crime phenomenon that’s stoking fear of black teens and providing a topic of uncomfortable conversations with reactionary relatives at Thanksgiving gatherings. But it’s…