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Today at 08:32AM
Judge: Jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judge overseeing the case says they must leave the room if his name is mentioned.

Today at 08:29AM
Carroll says decision is Sherman's if baby arrives early

PHOENIX (AP) - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super Bowl if his pregnant girlfriend goes into labor with the couple's first child sooner than expected.

Today at 08:12AM
Regulators reject addition of river herring to fishing plan

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - In a decision lauded by state regulators and decried by environmentalists, federal regulators ruled this week that a plan to extend conservation efforts to river herring is not necessary at this time.

Today at 08:00AM
Prospective juror has sympathy for Tsarnaev, cites young age

BOSTON (AP) - Many of the first 100 prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said they can't be impartial because they already believe he's guilty or have a personal connection to the attack that would make it difficult to be objective.

Today at 07:52AM
Potential juror expresses sympathy for Tsarnaev, cites youth

BOSTON (AP) - One prospective juror in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has expressed sympathy for Tsarnaev and said she could not sentence him to death.

Today at 07:32AM
Deadline to apply for last state casino license on Friday

BOSTON (AP) - A deadline is approaching for applicants interested in vying for Massachusetts' final resort casino license.

Today at 06:51AM
Carroll: Decision to play is Sherman's if baby arrives early

PHOENIX (AP) - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super Bowl if his pregnant girlfriend goes into labor with the couple's first child sooner than expected.

Today at 06:50AM
Police: Man stole energy drinks from Massachusetts store

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts police have arrested a Connecticut man they say stole almost $300 worth of energy drinks from an East Longmeadow supermarket.

Today at 06:46AM
Victim's mom leaves as gory images shown at Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The mother of the man former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing was overcome with emotion Friday as a prosecutor showed the jury graphic photos of her son's body at the industrial park where he found.

Today at 06:27AM
Massachusetts, Washington museums make Super Bowl bet

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) - The Seattle Art Museum and the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, are wagering valuable pieces of artwork on Sunday's Super Bowl.

Today at 06:09AM
Graphic images of victim's body shown at Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Jurors heard grim testimony Friday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez, who has been portrayed by his lawyers as a man with "the world at his feet" and no reason to kill.

Today at 06:07AM
Pot charge dropped against Patriots' Blount near Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped a marijuana charge against New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount that stemmed from an August arrest with former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Le'Veon Bell.