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Today at 07:59AM
Thousands without power after thunderstorms

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A line of powerful thunderstorms have moved through portions of southern New England and utilities are reporting nearly 130,000 customers without power.

Today at 07:23AM
3rd man arrested in charity collection scheme

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) - Cranston police say a third man has been arrested in connection with what authorities say was a charity scam at a church fair.

Today at 05:36AM
Mother, 2-year-old child shot at Worcester apartment complex

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a woman and her 2-year-old child were wounded in a shooting in Worcester.

Today at 05:17AM
Police: Man and his 11-year-old daughter found dead

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities in western Massachusetts say a 47-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter were found dead in what they fear is a murder-suicide.

Aug 3
Secretary Galvin files public records ballot question

BOSTON (AP) - State Secretary William Galvin has filed a ballot question aimed at strengthening Massachusetts' public records law by guaranteeing the right to obtain records within a reasonable time and at a reasonable fee.

Aug 3
Trooper held after arraignment on domestic violence charges

GARDNER, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts state trooper accused of injuring his girlfriend in a domestic violence incident that began with an argument over loud music during his birthday party has been ordered held until a dangerousness hearing.

Aug 3
Average price at pumps down 6 cents in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - The average price for gasoline has dropped 6 cents per gallon in the last week in Massachusetts and is now at its lowest level since the start of May.

Aug 3
Massachusetts seeks help in cutting recidivism rates

BOSTON (AP) - Top Massachusetts leaders are requesting an independent examination of the state's criminal justice system with an eye toward lowering recidivism rates and reducing, in turn, the state's prison population.

Aug 3
Sculptor gives century-old Providence statue a face-lift

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A century-old statue of a Civil War general in downtown Providence is riding high again.

Aug 3
Track construction begins on New Haven-Springfield rail line

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Construction of a second track for the expanded rail line from New Haven to Springfield, Massachusetts, began Monday, and commuters will be bused along the route for the next year.

Aug 3
Boston Symphony Orchestra extends contract of music director

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Symphony Orchestra is extending the contract of its music director, who last year became the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century.

Aug 3
Boston symphony extends contract for Nelsons

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Symphony Orchestra is extending the contract of music director Andris Nelsons, who last year become the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century.

Aug 3
NY school problems highlight debate over outside 'receivers'

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The clock is ticking for leaders of New York's most chronically underperforming public schools, who under a new state law must quickly begin to turn things around or lose control to an outsider - a tactic that has produced mixed results elsewhere.

Aug 3
Suspect in custody in fatal Massachusetts shooting

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts prosecutors are seeking the return of a teen suspected in a fatal shooting in Pittsfield.