This Just In...
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.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A Lowell police officer charged with being drunk and causing a fatal car crash has resigned.
MALDEN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a man riding a bicycle has died after being struck by a garbage truck in Malden.
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.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Worcester police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy in serious condition.
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.
A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 4 of the season:
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.
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.
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:
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Charlie Morton had no expectations when he took the mound in a major league game for the first time in a month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve at the Nebraska Medical Center.
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.