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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The operators of a western Massachusetts power plant have been sentenced to pay more than $7 million after pleading guilty to tampering with emissions equipment and submitting bogus reports to regulators in violation of the Clean Air Act. Federal prosecutors say...
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a man ran over his ex-wife four times in the driveway of their Quincy home, killing her, after they fought over his alleged gambling last year. Yan Long Chow pleaded not guilty Thursday in Norfolk Superior Court to first-degree murder. He was...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A North Carolina trucker behind the wheel of a rig that pinned and killed a woman in Massachusetts two years ago has pleaded guilty to negligent driving and avoided jail. The Telegram & Gazette reports that under a plea deal, a vehicular homicide charge was dismissed...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and other institutions in the U.S., marking a potential breakthrough in the case. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld described...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in the criminal trial of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier spent more than six hours deliberating Thursday without reaching a verdict regarding the child endangerment and conspiracy charges he faces in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Las Vegas decided a 24-year-old man should become the youngest person on Nevada’s death row for the 2011 rape, killing and mutilation of a 15-year-old girl who had texted her mother to say she was on her way home after fetching a school book. Javier Righetti was 19...
REDUCTION, Pa. (AP) — “The Town That Garbage Built” is up for sale. A family that has owned the Village of Reduction in Pennsylvania for nearly 70 years has decided to divest itself of the 75-acre property. The $1.5 million asking price includes farmland, 19 single-family homes and a 1914 one-...
Today is Friday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2017. There are 282 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 24, 1765, Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers. On this date: In 1832, a mob in Hiram,...
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts has named Pat Kelsey men’s basketball coach. Kelsey comes to UMass after five seasons as coach at Winthrop. He led the South Carolina school to a 102-59 record in that span and qualified for the NCAA tournament this season with a record of 26-7. He was...
Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The group that provides food for seniors in need thanked Kaepernick for his donation on Tuesday. It came a day after President Donald Trump took a swipe at Kaepernick during a campaign-...

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