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38 minutes ago
US maritime schools feel connection to sunken cargo ship

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive tanker carting liquefied natural gas.

56 minutes ago
Judge gives final approval for $338M oil train settlement

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec.

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Man trapped under tree limb dies

WESTMINSTER, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a man who was found trapped under a tree limb at a Westminster home.

Today at 07:45AM
Amtrak: Pets welcome aboard Northeast Regional, Downeaster

BOSTON (AP) - Amtrak says it will now allow passengers on some Northeast routes to bring along their pets.

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Suspect in Pittsfield nightclub shooting held without bail

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Pittsfield man with what a judge called a "remarkably violent" criminal record has been ordered held without bail in connection with a shooting at a city nightclub last month.

Today at 04:15AM
Police investigating after body found near high school

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A school official says a police liaison officer has found a body in an abandoned building next to a Massachusetts high school.

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Boston man, 27, indicted in crash that killed bicyclist, 18

BOSTON (AP) - A Boston man has been indicted on charges stemming from a crash that killed an 18-year-old bicyclist.

Oct 8
Celtics end European tour with 111-96 win at Real Madrid

MADRID (AP) - Avery Bradley scored 17 points and the Boston Celtics ended their two-game European tour with a 111-96 victory over Real Madrid on Thursday night.

Oct 8
$338M fund in deadly oil train derailment close to approval

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Canadian railroad is withdrawing its objection to a $338 million fund for victims of an oil train derailment that killed 47 people in a small town in Quebec, removing the final obstacle to the settlement's final approval.

Oct 8
Railroad drops objection to $338M oil train settlement fund

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Canadian railroad has withdrawn its objection to a $338 million settlement fund for victims of a fiery train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, removing the final obstacle to the fund's approval.

Oct 8
Man accused of 'suicide by cop' attempt gets 7A to 10 years

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 7A to 10 years in prison after he shot at officers in what police say was an apparent "suicide by cop" attempt.

Oct 8
Bill would add up to 12 charter schools in state each year

BOSTON (AP) - Legislation unveiled Thursday would let the state add up to a dozen new or expanded charter schools each year outside the existing cap on the schools in Massachusetts.

Oct 8
Bruins say D Zdeno Chara will skip opening night

BOSTON (AP) - Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara will miss Thursday night's game against the Winnipeg Jets because he's not ready to return after an upper body injury.

Oct 8
Prosecutors: Fire department fundraiser stole more than $32k

CHESHIRE, Mass. (AP) - The 80-year-old treasurer of the fundraising arm of a Berkshire County fire department has been charged with stealing more than $32,000 from the organization.

Oct 8
Gov. Charlie Baker unveils bill to expand charter schools

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker is unveiling legislation he says will let the state add up to a dozen new or expanded charter schools each year outside an existing cap on the schools.