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Today at 02:41AM
State police investigate fatal crashes in Quincy, Saugus

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - State police say two people have died in a fiery car crash in Quincy.

Today at 02:33AM
Harvard receives a record number of applicants

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Harvard University has received a record 39,044 applications for next fall's freshman class, a nearly 5 percent increase over last year.

Today at 02:16AM
Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot

NEW YORK (AP) - Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, said Wednesday that it would split off some of its businesses in Europe to allay monopoly fears.

Today at 02:14AM
Springfield man gets 10 years on child porn conviction

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Springfield man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on child pornography charges.

Today at 02:05AM
2 killed, 1 hurt in car crash in Quincy

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - State police say two people have died in a fiery car crash in Quincy.

Today at 01:48AM
3 accused MS-13 gang members agree to waive bail

BOSTON (AP) - Three alleged members of a violent international street gang who were charged in a sweeping indictment in and around Boston have agreed to waive bail.

Today at 01:46AM
Man convicted of murder in 2013 apartment slaying

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been found guilty of murder in the 2013 shooting of a Fitchburg man.

Today at 01:15AM
Dunkin' Donuts accused of taxing non-taxable items

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Two lawsuits accuse Dunkin' Donuts franchises in New Jersey and New York City of charging sales tax on non-taxable items such as bottled water and packaged coffee.

Feb 9
UNC's Williams thankful, doing OK after vertigo attack

BOSTON (AP) - North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was feeling both thankful to be alive, and proud of how his team responded in the aftermath of a vertigo attack that forced him to watch most of the second half of the Tar Heels' 68-65 ACC win over Boston College on Tuesday night from the locker room.

Feb 9
Princeton opens dialogue on alumnus Woodrow Wilson, racism

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - How do you apply 21st-century sensibilities to the legacy of a man raised in the 19th-century South who achieved greatness in the early 20th century at an institution that didn't begin admitting blacks until the late 1940s and women until 1969?

Feb 9
Lonely Planet names Philadelphia top US destination for 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lonely Planet gave some love to The City of Brotherly Love on Tuesday, ranking Philadelphia the No. 1 place to visit in the United States in 2016.

Feb 9
New England cleans up; snow falls on the Mid-Atlantic

BOSTON (AP) - A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.

Feb 9
The Latest: Mid-Atlantic region wakes up to snow, rain mix

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local):

Feb 9
Autistic man charged with stabbing mom held without bail

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A 21-year-old autistic and developmentally disabled man charged with stabbing his mother has been ordered held without bail by a judge, despite pleas from his mother that he be freed and charges dropped.

Feb 9
Police ID officer in home invasion shooting

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Police have identified the Lowell police officer who was placed on administrative leave after shooting an allegedly armed man during a home invasion.

Feb 9
Massachusetts reports high child abuse, neglect rates

BOSTON (AP) - Newly released figures show that Massachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children in the nation during the 2014 fiscal year.

Feb 9
Atlantic herring fishing rules changed to reduce waste

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Interstate fishing regulators say the rules for fishing Atlantic herring have changed in an attempt to reduce waste.

Feb 9
Officials: Man found dead with his daughter died of overdose

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a Pittsfield man who was found dead in his apartment with his 11-year-old daughter died of a drug overdosea" but the cause of the girl's death remains unknown.

Feb 9
New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast

BOSTON (AP) - A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.