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BOSTON (AP) — The jury in the trial of four Teamsters accused of threatening and harassing the cast and nonunion crew of the TV reality show “Top Chef” has told the judge there is one juror who is “assuming guilt over innocence.” The note came on the third day of deliberations. In his note...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man who fell into a sinkhole says he was putting traffic cones around it because he was worried about the safety of children playing outside. Eugene Clark tells WCAU-TV he was near the sinkhole Saturday night when the asphalt gave way and he tumbled 10 feet (3...
WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey were put to the test over the weekend when they were called to catch a loose pig. Three Woolwich Township police officers responded to a call about a mischievous pig roaming a neighborhood Saturday morning. Police said three officers used a...
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston has been vandalized for the second time this summer. Police said a 17-year-old Malden boy smashed a glass panel on the memorial Monday evening. He was detained by two bystanders until officers arrived on the scene. Police said he will be...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to hire new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case, but there’s questions about how they’ll get paid. Guzman is set to appear Monday in federal court in Brooklyn where a judge is expected to address questions...
In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier’s statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare. In Baltimore, Mayor Catherine Pugh said she’s ready to tear down all of her city’s Confederate statues, and...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 23-year-old man who was “out for blood” when he attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building, authorities said Monday. During a meeting with...
WINTHROP, Maine (AP) — A Maine man digging up his backyard has uncovered what appeared to be a sort of time capsule — containing old syringes, containers with white powder inside and an Oct. 2, 1955, edition of the Boston Sunday Globe. Winthrop resident Randy Hooper was digging a hole for a...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Drama fans and others who want to take a break from the news can head to the Worcester Common Oval for a free production of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus. The themes of the play may sound familiar. The political drama deals with the hostility that can fester when a society...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The trial of a Massachusetts man charged with providing the heroin that led to a teenage girl’s fatal overdose has been postponed. Seth Lombard-Hawthorne was supposed to go on trial Aug. 31, but The Republican newspaper reports that it was moved to Nov. 30. The 22-...

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