This Just In...
UMassAmherst: Today is Patriot's Day. There are no classes. Most university offices are closed. Monday class schedule followed on Wednesday 4/23
Thousands of runners are gathering at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, one year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say the death of a woman found in her Lowell home over the weekend is considered suspicious.
HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) - Runners and spectators started arriving at the Boston Marathon starting line in Hopkinton as the sun came up amid tight security.
BOSTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating the weekend death of an inmate at a Boston jail.
BOSTON (AP) - A fiery crash on the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge has shut down all northbound lanes of Interstate 93 and caused a huge traffic tie-up in Boston.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - Police in Chicopee have shot and killed a fox that attacked an adult and two children over the weekend.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking residents of coastal New England to be wary of seal pups on local beaches.
NEW YORK (AP) - Boston forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser during their opening playoff game.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made.
BOSTON (AP) - Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.
FALMOUTH, Ma. (AP) - Helen Bohnenberger of Falmouth had never run more than two miles before she began to train for Monday's Boston Marathon.
BROCKTON, Ma. (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed in a drive-by shooting in Brockton.
BOSTON (AP) - Mayor Martin Walsh will host a regional summit on gun trafficking.