This Just In...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine legislator says he will try again next year to persuade the Legislature to limit the harvest on the state's popular, meaty scallops.
TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts couple who kept a menagerie of goats, chickens, ducks and alpacas behind a condemned home in Tiverton are unlikely to face criminal charges in Rhode Island.
BOSTON (AP) - A friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has dropped an appeal of his conviction for obstructing the investigation into the bombing.
SALEM, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's new hands-free cellphone law has led to the arrest of a driver from Massachusetts on drug charges after a police officer stopped him about using the phone, then smelled marijuana.
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) - Members of a Massachusetts country club are having a remarkable golf season.
BOSTON (AP) - Economists say the brutal winter weather of early 2015 had only a "transitory, and ultimately minor" effect on the state's overall economic health.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - Brockton police have and shot and killed a man they say a pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at them.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Ever vigilant, researchers in Northern New England have added more tools to help them track the spread of an invasive beetle that has destroyed millions of ash trees.
BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating an unattended death at a Burlington hotel.
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) - L.L. Bean plans to open its first outlet store in New York state at a popular shopping complex near the Adirondack Mountains.
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire woman jailed for giving a drug to a 19-year-old woman in 2013, hours before the teen drove into some bicyclists, killing two, has been approved for a work release program a month before she's to be released on parole.
LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Police and witnesses say a good Samaritan who came to the aid of an elderly man who was being assaulted following a traffic accident in Lynn was himself shot by the assailant who then fled the scene.