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Today at 03:10AM
Judge rejects North Adams man's guilty plea

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a North Adams man's attempts to reach a plea deal in a rape case because the defendant refused to take responsibility.

Today at 02:59AM
Ex-Lowell officer indicted on manslaughter charge

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A Lowell police officer charged with being drunk and causing a fatal car crash has resigned.

Today at 02:30AM
Man riding bike killed in Malden

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a man riding a bicycle has died after being struck by a garbage truck in Malden.

Today at 02:20AM
PepsiCo to close 2 warehouses in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - PepsiCo has announced that it is closing beverage warehouses in Portland and Augusta, but most of the 100 affected employees are expected to be offered jobs elsewhere within the company.

Today at 02:03AM
15-year-old boy shot in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Worcester police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy in serious condition.

Today at 01:54AM
Maine oil train protester trial ends in hung jury

AUBURN, Maine (AP) - The trial of a second defendant charged with trespassing for sitting on the tracks to block a train carrying crude oil through Maine has ended in a hung jury.

Today at 12:46AM
Clemson-Florida State headlines Week 4 in ACC

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 4 of the season:

Today at 12:01AM
Maine attorney receives MacArthur grant

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine civil rights lawyer who's won a $625,000 MacArthur grant says she didn't even know she'd been nominated.

Sep 17
Most in delegation oppose Syrian rebel training

BOSTON (AP) - Just two members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation have voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels.

Sep 16
List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients

CHICAGO (AP) - The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:

Sep 16
Morton pitches surging Pirates over Red Sox 4-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Charlie Morton had no expectations when he took the mound in a major league game for the first time in a month.

Sep 16
Bill would require convicts to attend sentencing

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A state lawmaker wants to require violent offenders to attend their sentencing hearings following a dispute that arose in the case of a man convicted of raping and killing a 19-year-old college student.

Sep 16
Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Sep 16
Cops: No past reason to enter remains-filled home

BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) - Police responded to several calls in recent years from a home where the remains of three infants were found last week but never had reason to check conditions inside the home, according to police logs released Tuesday.

Sep 16
Twin sisters plead not guilty to medical fraud

BOSTON (AP) - Twin sisters who once lived in Massachusetts have pleaded not guilty to charges they stole more than $580,000 from federal, state and local agencies by allegedly providing unlicensed psychological services.

Sep 16
Massachusetts paratrooper laid to rest

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Hundreds have paid their respects and flags lined the streets of a central Massachusetts town to honor a paratrooper killed in Afghanistan.

Sep 16
Police: No past reason to enter squalid home

BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) - Police say they responded to several calls in recent years from the Massachusetts home where the remains of three infants were found last week but never had reason to check conditions inside the home.

Sep 16
Ebola patient in Nebraska regains his appetite

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve at the Nebraska Medical Center.

Sep 16
TJ Maxx, Marshalls owner ordered to pay $2.8M

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A judge has ordered the owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods to pay $2.8 million to settle allegations more than 280 of its stores in California improperly disposed of hazardous waste.