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17 minutes ago
1 dead in Worcester house fire

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly woman has died and another woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition after an early-morning house fire in Worcester.

47 minutes ago
Man convicted of killing Boston detective gets new trial

BOSTON (AP) - A man convicted of killing a Boston police detective in 1993 has been granted a new trial.

Today at 06:19AM
Hunger striking students frustrated with university response

BOSTON (AP) - Tufts University students on a hunger strike over janitor layoffs say they're frustrated with the university's response.

Today at 06:13AM
Northampton band's drummer, roadie die following crash

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - The western Massachusetts music scene is in mourning following the deaths of a roadie and the drummer for a local reggae band in a traffic crash.

Today at 03:03AM
New York State Fairgrounds future to be discussed at hearing

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A public hearing on the future of the New York State Fairgrounds is slated for Wednesday night at the facility outside Syracuse.

Today at 02:25AM
Marathon bomber's lawyers give jury glimpse into family life

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are giving a jury glimpses into his troubled family as they try to save him from the death penalty.

Today at 01:13AM
Archdiocese: Congregation hasn't left closed Scituate church

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) - The fate of a group of Catholic parishioners' closed church is now in the hands of a Norfolk County Superior Court judge.

Today at 12:43AM
Boston public transit tests out new way to count passengers

BOSTON (AP) - Boston's public transit system is testing new technology to count its commuter rail ridership and better estimate how many riders skip paying.

May 5
Rays lose 2-0 to Red Sox despite Smyly gem

BOSTON (AP) - Tampa Bay Rays starter Drew Smyly had a no-hitter through five innings Tuesday night before he faced Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts leading off the sixth.

May 5
Red Sox make 5 hits count, beat Rays 2-0

BOSTON (AP) - Mookie Betts didn't need any body English to coax his two home runs stay fair and help the Boston Red Sox snap a four-game losing streak.

May 5
Lowell police investigate death of infant

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Police and prosecutors are investigating the death of a 6-week old girl in Lowell.

May 5
2 men charged in shooting of snow shoveler deny charges

BOSTON (AP) - Two suspects charged in connection with the shooting of a man shoveling snow as part of a work crew in Boston in February have been held without bail after pleading not guilty.

May 5
Dalton voters reject bylaw outlawing circus

DALTON, Mass. (AP) - The show will go on in Dalton.

May 5
Gov. Baker: Police body cameras raise privacy concerns

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker remains unsold on the idea of body cameras for police in Massachusetts.

May 5
4-alarm blaze strikes Arlington condo complex

ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Firefighters battled a stubborn four-alarm fire at an Arlington condominium complex, and even though were no reports of injuries, firefighters are going unit to unit to make sure.

May 5
Twin River casino officials meet with proposed site town

TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) - Officials from the proposed Twin River casino have started building a relationship with the Rhode Island town targeted for the group's project.

May 5
Springfield man pleads guilty to drug charges

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Springfield man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal heroin trafficking charges.

May 5
Officials: Appeals process leads to backlog at state agency

BOSTON (AP) - Officials say the appeals process at the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families for those found to have committed child abuse or neglect has led to a backlog of cases.

May 5
Boston Marathon bomber shows emotion for 1st time at trial

BOSTON (AP) - For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand.

May 5
Irish nanny charged in baby's death seeks release on bail

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for an Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care two years ago asked a judge Tuesday to release her while authorities review medical evidence in the case.

May 5
Man who shipped guns to ex-NFLer Hernandez to be sentenced

BOSTON (AP) - A man who shipped guns to former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Boston.