This Just In...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A black Massachusetts man who says in a lawsuit he was beaten while handcuffed by a white police officer has reached an out-of-court-settlement for $225,000.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - A Canadian man has pleaded guilty in Iowa to helping smuggle thousands of pounds of marijuana into the United States.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate, writing Wednesday in a 507-word Facebook post: "I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either."
REVERE, Mass. (AP) - Two men accused of running an illegal dog kennel and breeding business have been charged with killing two puppies and leaving them in a trash bag.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - Police in Chicopee are looking for two men who broke into a city bar in the early morning hours, then beat the owner with a pipe before robbing him.
BOSTON (AP) - Two men charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State group in a plot to kill a conservative blogger known for provoking Muslims are heading back to court.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the city failed to deliver on "promises" made to U.S. Olympic leaders when they selected the Massachusetts capital as the American candidate for the games.
BOSTON (AP) - Two men charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State group in a plot to kill a conservative blogger who angered Muslims are heading back to court.
BOSTON (AP) - Police say a woman in her 30s has been shot and killed in Boston.
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) - Two Lowell men charged with participating in a violent armed home invasion in Bedford have been held without bail pending a hearing to determine whether they are a danger to society.
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A state worker in Vermont has pleaded not guilty to charges she sold heroin to buyers police believe she met in her job as a child support specialist.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he burned down his own house.
ROXBURY, Mass. (AP) - Police say a woman in her 30s was shot in killed in Massachusetts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Endowment for the Humanities is giving more than $36 million in grants for projects, including funds to help publish 36 nonfiction books to support popular scholarly writing.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is operating under a new $38.1 billion budget, but the fate of several line items that were vetoed by Gov. Charlie Baker still hangs in the balance.
BOSTON (AP) - The Chicago White Sox hit two home runs, one needing a video replay and the other leaving someone in need of a new windshield.
BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts was injured in the sixth inning when he tumbled into Boston's bullpen while attempting to catch a drive by Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox that went for a home run.
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Police in Bourne say a man wanted in a weekend hit-and-run that seriously injured another man has turned himself in.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The last time the NFL punished the New England Patriots for cheating, they ran through the regular season with a perfect 16-0 record.
BOSTON (AP) - The script called for Jason Varitek to remain in the dugout until it was time for the ceremonial first pitch.