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BOSTON (AP) — Boston police have made an arrest in the death of man investigators think was shot in a vehicle and dumped in the street. Police say 18-year-old Thorus O’Brien, of Brockton, was arrested Monday in connection with the death Sunday of Duncan Ketter. O’Brien faces arraignment...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts university has asked the FBI to help investigate a series of racist notes left on campus. The Boston Globe reports that five messages with racial slurs targeting black students have been found at Framingham State University since October. Campus police...
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker and state Auditor Suzanne Bump, a Democrat, sparred Monday over a recently released audit that claimed Massachusetts’ child welfare agency was unaware of or failed to report to prosecutors hundreds of injuries sustained by children in its care. In a letter sent...
BOSTON (AP) — A man has been convicted of killing of a young woman who was raped and suffocated in her Boston apartment more than two decades ago. The Boston Globe reports a Suffolk Superior Court jury found 45-year-old James Witkowski guilty Monday of first-degree murder. He faces a mandatory...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government wants to allow U.S. seafood harvesters to continue collecting the same amounts of some popular kinds of shellfish. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it wants to keep the quotas steady for surf clams, ocean quahogs and Maine...
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire have rescued a 76-year-old Massachusetts hiker on Pack Monadnock. WMUR-TV reports New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game officers responded to an injured hiker around 3 p.m. Sunday in Miller State Park. Authorities say Robert Pantzer, of...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home. At the center is Roy Moore — “Judge Moore,” to his supporters. The 70-year-old...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winds aren’t changing for Southern California’s wildfires yet. The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions. Red Flag warnings for fire danger due to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a new analysis. But nonpartisan analysts make a less rosy projection of new revenue from the tax...
SPENCER, Mass. (AP) — Firefighters in Massachusetts responded to a fast food restaurant over the weekend to free a young girl who got stuck in the playground. The Telegram & Gazette reports that firefighters responded to a McDonald’s in Spencer at around 8 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters say...

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