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NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts state trooper accused of beating a suspect in New Hampshire following a 50-mile pursuit in 2016 has been acquitted. A jury issued the verdict Thursday afternoon, bringing an end to the trial in Nashua. Thirty-three-year-old Joseph Flynn was found not guilty on...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s medical licensing board has suspended the license of a Portland psychiatrist after finding that his ability to write prescriptions represented “immediate jeopardy” to the public. The Portland Press Herald reports that Dr. Reinaldo de los Heros’ license was...
CAIRO (AP) — Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas reached a preliminary agreement Thursday that could return the Gaza Strip to President Mahmoud Abbas’ control and ease a decade-old Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the coastal territory, but past attempts at unity have foundered on key issues that...
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Some Massachusetts residents are a few dollars richer after a man decided to toss his paycheck in the air and let the money float in the wind. MassLive.com reports a crowd of people gathered to scrape up the dollar bills after 28-year-old Paul Vidich decided to dump his...
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts mother who was among the 58 people killed in the shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival was remembered by her husband on Thursday for her love and faith. Rhonda LeRocque, 42, was “the happiest, most caring, sweet, and self-sacrificing person you...
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A driver charged with hitting a woman and her 10-year-old twin daughters as they were crossing a street during crowded Halloween festivities in Salem has pleaded guilty to drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident. The Salem News reports that 53-year-old Dexter...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Lowell say 21 city residents have been arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into narcotics distribution. Sixteen people were arrested Wednesday on narcotics distribution charges; two on charges of cocaine distribution; two for possession of...
PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — Video footage has captured a car crashing into a Massachusetts liquor store, backing up and then smashing into it again. The crash happened at Kappy’s Fine Wine & Spirits in Peabody Thursday afternoon. Police say customers and employees were in the store at the time....
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is heading to Las Vegas to pay his respects at the memorial tribute to the 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting there, including Tewksbury resident Rhonda LeRocque. The Republican governor will make the trip Friday. Baker is also planning to...
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a man broke into several vehicles before falling asleep inside one of them. Prosecutors say police found 30-year-old Paul Johnson asleep Friday morning in a minivan outside of an Attleboro home. Authorities say he told police he had been drinking...

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