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Chelsea Handler

A justice of the commonwealth's highest court has O.K.'d the state takeover of the scandalous Chelsea Housing Authority: "[The justice] named Judith Weber, a private housing consultant, to serve as the receiver and report back to him in 90 days. In the meantime, Weber will be able to overrule local decisions and compel staff to cooperate with the burgeoning state and federal investigations into the authority and its former director, Michael E. McLaughlin"—he of the $360,000 salary signed off on by an ex-bouncer pal. [Globe]