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Today at 03:11AM
Judge denies Hernandez's request for dismissal

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot's home.

Today at 02:45AM
Ex-Cape Cod dog club official jailed for stealing

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) - The former treasurer of the Cape Cod Kennel Club has been sentenced to six months in jail for stealing more than $62,000 from the organization.

Today at 02:17AM
Some resident to get insurance rebates

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Nearly 20,000 Maine customers of health insurer Aetna are getting premium rebates because a provision in the Affordable Care Act limits what insurance companies can spend on administrative costs.

Today at 01:56AM
Pittsfield man convicted of biting roomie's thumb

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Pittsfield man has been convicted of nearly completely biting off his roommate's thumb during a fight over bathroom use.

Jul 24
Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) - It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.

Jul 24
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:

Jul 24
Patrick receives resignation of state prison chief

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick has received the resignation of state prison chief Luis Spencer.

Jul 24
Massachusetts GOP briefed on immigration crisis

BOSTON (AP) - A state official says it remains unclear how many unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally will be temporarily detained in Massachusetts and how many could stay in the state longer.

Jul 24
Eau Canada: Caravan totes water to Detroit

DETROIT (AP) - A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 liters of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven't paid their bills.

Jul 24
De La Rosa hit hard, Blue Jays blank Red Sox 8-0

TORONTO (AP) - Boston's hopes of turning a dismal season around took a big hit against the Blue Jays.

Jul 24
Correction: Housing-Clinging to Low Rates story

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a story July 11 about people who are hesitant to sell their homes and give up their ultra-low mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rental index compiled by real estate data provider Zillow had risen 19 percent in the past year. In fact, Zillow's index measures how much of a typical renter's income goes toward rent; the index is 19 percent above its historical average.

Jul 24
Brady looking to improve in 15th training camp

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Three quarterbacks took turns throwing as the New England Patriots began training camp Thursday.

Jul 24
Whole Foods recalls items made with recalled fruit

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Whole Foods Market is recalling tarts and squares made with stone fruit that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Jul 24
Stroman leads way as Blue Jays blank Red Sox 8-0

TORONTO (AP) - John Gibbons wasn't exactly happy to see rookie Marcus Stroman lose his no-hitter. Still, it saved the Blue Jays manager from making a tough decision about how long to stick with his young star.