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Today at 07:49AM
Boston area expects a flood of claims after record winter

BOSTON (AP) - After the Big Dig-out, it's time for the Big Payout. Or will it be the Big Denial?

Today at 05:21AM
New law to protect domestic workers to take effect this week

BOSTON (AP) - A new law set to take effect this week aims to increase protections for domestic workers in Massachusetts.

Today at 04:28AM
Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

BOSTON (AP) - Boston's police commissioner says a decorated officer remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being shot in the face Friday night when gang unit officers stopped a car.

Today at 04:24AM
Boston cop in coma since being shot in face; suspect killed

BOSTON (AP) - Police say a decorated Boston officer has been in a medically induced coma fighting for his life since he was shot in the face during a traffic stop.

Mar 27
Snowboarder with Massachusetts roots travels the globe

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Chris Grenier had a plan after graduating from Algonquin Regional in 2005, and it didn't include matriculating to college like the vast majority of his classmates.

Mar 27
New bioengineering lab benefits UMass Dartmouth students

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - The future is now at UMass Dartmouth's bioengineering lab, where students and staff are working on things that were once the stuff of science fiction.

Mar 27
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:

Mar 27
Report: Glitch cuts off food stamp benefits for some

BOSTON (AP) - Efforts to modernize the state's food stamp program and weed out fraud have left thousands of eligible residents without benefits, according to advocates for the poor.

Mar 27
Police make arrest in courthouse bomb threat

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held.

Mar 27
Ski lift firm issues safety warning after chairlift accident

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A chairlift company is warning U.S. ski resorts to check about 170 lifts for potential problems after engineers announced that a design flaw likely contributed to a weekend accident that injured seven skiers in Maine.

Mar 27
David Ortiz defends his reputation in column

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame."

Mar 27
Hernandez's fiancee takes stand in murder case; juror leaves

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday shortly after the judge overseeing the case dismissed a juror for personal reasons.

Mar 27
Juror dismissed in murder trial of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The judge overseeing the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has dismissed a juror for personal reasons.

Mar 27
Suspect in Brockton slaying indicted

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - The suspect in a fatal shooting in Brockton last year has been indicted on a murder charge.

Mar 27
Aaron Hernandez trial resumes after 9 jurors questioned

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez resumed Friday after a brief delay while the judge questioned nine jurors.

Mar 27
Researchers determine preferred habitat of striped marlin

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Marine researchers say they have determined the preferred habitat of the striped marlin in the Pacific Ocean in the largest study undertaken to track the fish.

Mar 27
9 jurors questioned in murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been briefly delayed as the judge questioned nine jurors.

Mar 27
Several jurors questioned in murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been delayed as the judge questions several jurors.

Mar 27
American League East capsules

Capsules of American League East teams, listed in order of finish last year:

Mar 27
Police shoot, kill armed man during domestic disturbance

WEBSTER, Mass. (AP) - Webster police officers responding to a domestic disturbance fatally shot a man early Friday who fired on them first with a shotgun, Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said.

Mar 27
Police on scene of gunfire in Webster

WEBSTER, Mass. (AP) - Police are on the scene in Webster police for what one witness describes as a shootout between police and a car chase suspect.

Mar 27
State considers Route 3 toll lanes

BOSTON (AP) - State transportation officials are considering adding paid express lanes on a section of Route 3 south of Boston in an effort to ease congestion and improve safety.