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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s attorney general’s office has issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of selling fentanyl that resulted in a fatal overdose, the fourth person facing charges in the death. Thirty-year-old Brandon Laurion died in Rochester in October 2016. An arrest warrant...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston is looking to tackle youth homelessness. Mayor Marty Walsh said on Tuesday he’s seeking a consultant to help the administration gather data on unaccompanied youths and young adults living on city streets. The public request for proposals also seeks ways to address gaps in...
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has unveiled what he’s calling a “first-in-the-nation set of educational core principles” for social workers on the front lines of the battle against opioid abuse, which has claimed thousands of lives in Massachusetts. The Republican said Tuesday that nine...
BOSTON (AP) — Officials say a teenager charged in relation to a Massachusetts police officer’s death has been arrested on a probation violation. Burlington police say 18-year-old Michael Ricci was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon at his home in Burlington, Vermont. Police say the alleged...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been indicted on charges of manslaughter and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with a teenager’s 2016 death. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Tuesday Joseph Zagarella, of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was indicted in...
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A historic black church in Massachusetts will be turned into a community center to celebrate a local town’s African-American history and culture. The Berkshire Eagle reports the Clinton African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church building in Great Barrington will be...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts have arrested a man they say tried to grab an officer’s gun during a struggle. Worcester police say an officer on patrol at about 1:30 a.m. Monday spotted 20 to 30 people involved in a fight in a bar parking lot. Most of the crowd dispersed at...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts drivers are getting some relief at the pump as the average cost of gas has dropped a nickel in the past week. AAA Northeast said Tuesday that self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $2.55 per gallon, 5 cents lower than last week. That’s also 6 cents per...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston officials say a longtime firefighter has been placed on leave following a series of “disturbing” posts on social media. The Boston Globe reports the firefighter was placed on paid administrative leave Oct. 2. The man has served as a Boston firefighter for 15 years. Fire...
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating a double shooting in New Bedford that left two men dead. Officers responding to a 911 call about gunfire at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday found a car with two men inside suffering from gunshot wounds that had crashed into another parked vehicle. The...

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