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This Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, image made from a video provided by L4262 Sunriver Professional Firefighters shows firefighter Jeff "JJ" Johnston using an ice-rescue sled to gently nudge a deer off a frozen pond in Sunriver, Ore. The young deer got its legs underneath it as they reached solid ground and scampered off as Johnston's colleagues applauded. Benjamin O'Keefe/L4262 Sunriver Professional Firefighters via AP
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus’ sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled wound up pushing a deer. The reverse-reality Christmas-season tale played out when a deer wandered onto a frozen golf course pond in Sunriver, Oregon, on Friday and then lost...
(New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP)
NEW YORK (AP) — A would-be suicide bomber’s rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President Donald Trump’s push to limit immigration. Hours after Monday’s explosion in an underground...
PARIS (AP) — More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming — despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s rejection of the Paris climate accord....
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gas prices are up by a penny this week, but drivers can expect prices to fall this holiday season. AAA Northeast found in its weekly survey released Monday that the price of self-serve, regular is averaging $2.49 per gallon. The average price is three cents above...
BOSTON (AP) — The federal trial of two Boston mayor aides accused of pressuring music festival organizers to hire union workers has been pushed back. Court records show the trial of Kenneth Brissette and Timothy Sullivan on extortion and conspiracy charges is set for March 26. It was previously...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a reputed mobster charged with strong-arming a Massachusetts towing company. Richard Valentini and three other men are accused of extorting $20,000 from the owner of a Springfield tow company in 2013. The other defendants...
BOSTON (AP) — Three former guards at a Massachusetts facility that treats the mentally ill in the state criminal justice system have been acquitted of charges in the 2009 death of an inmate with schizophrenia. Inmate Joshua Messier suffered heart failure when the guards forcefully strapped him...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say a man who threw a deadly punch during a bar fight last week has turned himself in. The Bristol County district attorney’s office says 27-year-old Pholla Mao will be arraigned on a manslaughter charge Monday afternoon in Fall River District...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who told Massachusetts police he shot another man in self-defense has been held without bail. The Sun of Lowell reports that 24-year-old Jared Gil, of Amherst, New Hampshire, was held at a dangerousness hearing Friday in connection with the shooting in...
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Iconic folk musicians and comedians have been added to the Tanglewood Popular Artists series for next summer. The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Monday that Stephen Stills and Judy Collins are scheduled to perform their recent album “Everybody Knows”...

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