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Lynnfield man gets 10 years for raping relative

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A 75-year-old Lynnfield man has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for raping a teenage relative, a case the victim said tore the family apart.

Today at 04:49AM
State police: 2 dead in Mass Pike crash

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - State police say two people have died in a rush hour crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Framingham.

Apr 15
Boston Police investigate 2 suspicious backpacks

BOSTON (AP) - Boston police have evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks.

Apr 15
Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area

BOSTON (AP) - Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.

Apr 15
Boston police destroy 2 backpacks at marathon site

BOSTON (AP) - Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them.

Apr 15
Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) - A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device, police said.

Apr 15
Creighton signs Boston U. guard Maurice Watson Jr.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Boston University point guard Maurice Watson Jr. is transferring to Creighton.

Apr 15
Brothers hurt in marathon bombing retrace route

BOSTON (AP) - Two Boston-area brothers who each lost a right leg in the Boston Marathon bombings have retraced the marathon route on the anniversary in a relay walk-and-ride with relatives and friends.

Apr 15
Dustin Pedroia has cortisone injection in wrist

CHICAGO (AP) - Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had a cortisone injection in his left wrist and hopes to return to Boston's starting lineup on Wednesday night.

Apr 15
Annie Baker calls Pulitzer drama win 'amazing'

NEW YORK (AP) - Annie Baker was teaching a playwriting class at New York University when her phone exploded with rings. Her students soon learned that their teacher had just won one of theater's biggest honors - the Pulitzer Prize for drama. But class wasn't over.