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Today at 04:37PM
Angels RHP Richards taken off field with injury

BOSTON (AP) - Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards has been taken off the field on a stretcher with an apparent leg injury.

Today at 03:58PM
Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes

NEW YORK (AP) - Hobey Baker Award finalist Kevin Hayes agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the New York Rangers on Wednesday.

Today at 03:25PM
New England governors' energy effort on hold

BOSTON (AP) - A nearly year-long effort by New England's governors to collectively address the region's high energy costs is on hold now that some have voiced concerns about the initiative's dual strategy of importing Canadian hydropower and investing in new natural gas pipelines.

Today at 02:58PM
Man faces charges in killings of Lowell brothers

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say an arrest has been made in connection with the shooting deaths of two brothers in Lowell.

Today at 02:55PM
Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail.

Today at 07:57AM
US: Slow growth seen in Conn., Maine economies

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - New federal statistics show economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009.

Today at 07:47AM
Boston teen admits to killing 9-year-old brother

BOSTON (AP) - A 15-year-old Boston boy who fatally shot his 9-year-old brother has been ordered to remain in state custody until he is 21 after admitting to a manslaughter charge on Wednesday.

Today at 07:22AM
GE Life Sciences HQ moving to Marlborough

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - GE Healthcare Life Sciences has announced that it plans to develop a new $21 million U.S. headquarters in Marlborough.

Today at 07:21AM
States' longtime lethal injection expert ends role

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A leading expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods has ended his role, creating another potential hurdle for states scrambling to find workable execution systems.

Today at 07:07AM
Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

BOSTON (AP) - Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on using chewing tobacco for about 30 years.

Today at 06:23AM
Google barge leaves Maine, heads for scrap

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Google's four-story barge left Portland for Boston, and will soon be scrapped.

Today at 04:47AM
Police release name of man killed in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - State police have released the identity of the pedestrian struck and killed by a car as he walked along Memorial Drive in Cambridge.

Today at 04:25AM
Massachusetts cutlery maker files for bankruptcy

BUCKLAND, Mass. (AP) - The nation's oldest cutlery manufacturer has filed for bankruptcy after 177 years of making knives and other kitchen tools.

Today at 03:38AM
ACLU challenges school district's iPad policy

MENDON, Mass. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint with Massachusetts education officials over what it calls the discriminatory policy regarding iPad use at a state school district.

Today at 03:15AM
Massachusetts sex offender sent back to prison

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A convicted rapist has been sent back to prison for violating his probation by cutting off a GPS monitoring device and crossing state lines with a 16-year-old boy.

Today at 02:28AM
Medicaid insurers seek more from state

BOSTON (AP) - Companies that insure Medicaid patients in Massachusetts are pressing for an increase in the payments they receive from the state for serving low-income residents.

Today at 01:56AM
Bear spotted wandering through Hadley

HADLEY, Mass. (AP) - Hadley police have issued a warning to residents after a bear was spotted roaming through town.

Today at 01:44AM
Portland woman convicted of embezzling $330,000

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Portland woman awaits sentencing after being convicted of embezzling more than $330,000 from a Chinese company that planned to invest in a Baileyville paper mill.

Today at 12:31AM
Dog owners warned of deadly virus

ALLENSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - Dog owners in New Hampshire are being warned about a deadly virus that has killed more than a dozen dogs in Massachusetts.

Today at 12:07AM
Group: I-495 incident shows need to fix bridges

CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) - An independent group says an incident in which debris peeled off a highway overpass and smashed the windshield of a car traveling below should serve as a warning about the need to fix crumbling roads and bridges in Massachusetts.