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Customer hurt by falling trellis at Pittsfield supermarket

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a customer was knocked unconscious and had to be taken to the hospital after he was struck by a section of decorative wooden trellis that fell from the ceiling of a western Massachusetts supermarket.

Today at 06:48AM
Mass. teen charged with killing teacher wants trial moved

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher have asked a judge to move their client's trial out of eastern Massachusetts, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the large amount of publicity the case has received.

Today at 06:30AM
Weather causes delays on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Amtrak passengers are facing delays along the Northeast Corridor because of the weather.

Today at 06:30AM
15-year-old boy shot by friend in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Worcester police say a 15-year-old boy has been shot by a friend who knocked on the teen's apartment door and asked to see him before opening fire.

Today at 06:30AM
Police: Person killed in crash at New York racetrack

NEW LEBANON, N.Y. (AP) - State police say one person has been killed in a crash during an upstate New York racetrack's annual "Eve of Destruction" event.

Today at 06:12AM
Teen charged with killing teacher wants trial moved

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher have asked a judge to move their client's trial out of eastern Massachusetts, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the large amount of publicity the case has received.

Today at 05:54AM
2 brothers arrested in fatal Springfield shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Two brothers have been arrested in connection with a double shooting in Springfield that left one man dead and another in the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Today at 05:18AM
Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws

ATLANTA (AP) - Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections.

Today at 04:42AM
3 inactive grenades found in charity's donation bin

DUDLEY, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts State Police bomb squad was called to a convenience store after three inactive grenades were found inside a clothing and toy donation bin.

Jun 29
Indictment accuses man of raping woman found in driveway

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A 19-year-old Everett man has been indicted on a charge that he raped a young woman found unconscious and nearly frozen in a driveway in March.

Jun 29
Thomas Kennedy, longtime Massachusetts lawmaker, dies at 63

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Sen. Thomas Kennedy, a Brockton Democrat who overcame an accident that required him to use a wheelchair and went on to serve in the Legislature for more than three decades, has died. He was 63.

Jun 29
Man held on $100K in stabbings of ex-girlfriend's 3 children

BOSTON (AP) - A 51-year-old Boston man is held on $100,000 bail on charges that he stabbed and injured his former girlfriend's three children on Saturday.

Jun 29
Republican Gov. LePage vetoes $6.7 billion Maine budget

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Republican Gov. Paul LePage vetoed the $6.7 billion state budget on Monday, scolding lawmakers for rejecting his efforts to overhaul the state's tax code and welfare programs and accusing them of passing a status-quo spending plan just so they can return home for the summer.

Jun 29
OF Ramirez has hand exam, could return to Red Sox this week

TORONTO (AP) - Outfielder Hanley Ramirez could return to the Red Sox lineup this week after an MRI on his injured left hand confirmed no structural damage.

Jun 29
Massachusetts man sentenced for embezzling from RI Lottery

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Massachusetts man will serve time for embezzling more than $5,000 from the Rhode Island Lottery.

Jun 29
Judge orders Boston to halt Beacon Hill ramp construction

BOSTON (AP) - A Suffolk Superior Court judge has ordered Mayor Marty Walsh's administration to stop building accessibility ramps in historic Beacon Hill until the project undergoes state review.

Jun 29
Man convicted of raping UMass student sentenced to prison

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Pittsfield man convicted of raping a University of Massachusetts freshman in her Amherst dorm room has been sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison.

Jun 29
Supreme Court power plant ruling panned in New England

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A U.S. Supreme Court decision against a federal crackdown on emissions from coal-fired power plants got bad reviews Monday in New England, where westerly winds sweep in pollution from many out-of-state plants.