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BOSTON (AP) - A federal report says the homeless population in Massachusetts increased faster than in any other state in the nation since 2007, even as overall homelessness in the country declined.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Springfield man has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a multi-million dollar drug ring that brought heroin from New York City to western Massachusetts.
SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A child rape suspect who police say cut off a GPS monitoring device and went on a cross-country crime spree before being captured is being returned to Massachusetts.
BOSTON (AP) - The people of Boston will get their chance to pay final respects to former Mayor Tom Menino.
BOSTON (AP) - The people of Boston will get their chance to pay final respects to Mayor Tom Menino.
VERNON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is going to be testing its emergency sirens in three states.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch.
Thomas Menino, the former mayor of Boston who died Thursday, was remembered as a tireless advocate of the city he led for 20 years.
BOSTON (AP) - A state audit of the Massachusetts State Lottery has found several areas of potential abuse that lottery officials are already taking measures to remedy.
BOSTON (AP) - She's one of the best-known political figures in Massachusetts, elected to top law enforcement posts four times over the past 16 years.
BOSTON (AP) - Reaction to the death of former Boston mayor Thomas Menino:
BOSTON (AP) - Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor whose mumbling and occasional bumbling belied his political ingenuity and endeared him to a scrappy city whose very skyline he helped reshape, died Thursday. He was 71.
BOSTON (AP) - Spokeswoman: Thomas Menino, affable yet shrewd as Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - General Electric Co. has sharply criticized the federal government's $619 million proposal to clean chemicals from the Housatonic River in Pittsfield and other communities downstream.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After the sitcom "Happy Endings" was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: His own family inspired "The McCarthys," a new CBS comedy about sports-obsessed brood with one gay son.
DUDLEY, Mass. (AP) - A Dracut truck driver has avoided jail time after pleading guilty to leaving the scene after striking a pedestrian who later died.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - Defense lawyers for a Marine who is being retried in a major Iraq war crime case asked a military judge to remove himself, calling him biased and unfair.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - General Electric Co. has issued a sharply worded and highly critical response to the federal government's $619 million, 13-year proposal to clean toxic chemicals from the Housatonic River in Pittsfield and other communities downstream.
STERLING, Mass. (AP) - The small central Massachusetts town of Sterling is in shock after the sudden and unexpected death of its town administrator.
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a 38-year-old man has been struck and killed by a freight train in Belchertown.
BOSTON (AP) - Four Massachusetts Port Authority employees have pleaded guilty to taking bribes from cab drivers and letting them cut ahead of other taxis to pick up fares at Logan International Airport.