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Today at 04:10AM
US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

LONDON (AP) - Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.

Today at 04:01AM
Dad pleads not guilty to poisoning child with drain cleaner

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to trying to kill his sick 7-year-old daughter by poisoning her with drain cleaner.

Today at 04:00AM
Cruise ship that ran aground near Bermuda back in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - A cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda has docked in Boston.

Today at 03:52AM
Boston-area pizza chain files for bankruptcy protection

BOSTON (AP) - Iconic Boston-area brick oven pizza chain Pizzeria Regina has filed for bankruptcy protection and is closing four locations.

Today at 03:09AM
Lawrence court officer pleads not guilty to rape charges

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A Lawrence District Court officer charged with raping a female detainee in the courthouse on three occasions has pleaded not guilty in Salem Superior Court.

Today at 02:29AM
Northampton man pleads not guilty to poisoning daughter

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Northampton man has pleaded not guilty to trying to kill his sick 7-year-old daughter by poisoning her with Liquid-Plumr.

Today at 12:46AM
EMS bike ride traveling through Maryland on way to Virginia

BALTIMORE (AP) - A group of more than 100 emergency medical service workers is biking through Maryland and on to Virginia.

May 21
Police: Stray bullets fired into bedroom of 5-year-old girl

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say officers responding to a call of shots fired found that bullets ripped through the bedroom of a 5-year-old girl in Brockton.

May 21
Massachusetts veterinary clinic funds police dog equipment

FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (AP) - Clients of a suburban New Bedford veterinary clinic have donated nearly $1,000 to help fund equipment for a local police dog.

May 21
New UMass system president receives yearly perks in contract

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Incoming University of Massachusetts president Marty Meehan will be paid $525,000 in the first year of a five-year contract that could be bumped to more than $750,000 with perks.

May 21
Cops search Rhode Island home for missing Massachusetts man

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) - Police have searched a Rhode Island home for clues in the disappearance of a 60-year-old Massachusetts man who went missing two weeks ago.

May 21
Parishioners appealing judge's order to vacate closed church

BOSTON (AP) - For nearly 11 years now, parishioners have protested the closing of their church on the Massachusetts seacoast, keeping round-the-clock vigil there and holding Sunday services even though the Roman Catholic Church has de-consecrated the sanctuary.

May 21
NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental review before deciding whether to allow a fuel transport company to install facilities at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil.

May 21
Judge: Convicted killer Aaron Hernandez can't sell Hummer

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A judge has extended a restraining order barring former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who was recently convicted of murder, from selling his 2005 Hummer and keeping the money.

May 21
Man convicted of setting up wife's killing sentenced to life

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - A New York City man convicted of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they were on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

May 21
Pork found at Holocaust memorial prompts hate crime probe

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Police say they are investigating a possible hate crime after someone desecrated a Holocaust memorial in eastern Massachusetts with chunks of pork.

May 21
Aaron Hernandez sports neck tattoo at latest court hearing

BOSTON (AP) - Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, sporting a new neck tattoo while making his first court appearance since being sentenced to life in prison for murder, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a charge he tried to silence a witness in a separate double murder case by shooting him in the face.