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Feb 9
Autistic man charged with stabbing mom held without bail

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A 21-year-old autistic and developmentally disabled man charged with stabbing his mother has been ordered held without bail by a judge, despite pleas from his mother that he be freed and charges dropped.

Feb 9
Police ID officer in home invasion shooting

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Police have identified the Lowell police officer who was placed on administrative leave after shooting an allegedly armed man during a home invasion.

Feb 9
Massachusetts reports high child abuse, neglect rates

BOSTON (AP) - Newly released figures show that Massachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children in the nation during the 2014 fiscal year.

Feb 9
Atlantic herring fishing rules changed to reduce waste

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Interstate fishing regulators say the rules for fishing Atlantic herring have changed in an attempt to reduce waste.

Feb 9
Officials: Man found dead with his daughter died of overdose

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a Pittsfield man who was found dead in his apartment with his 11-year-old daughter died of a drug overdosea" but the cause of the girl's death remains unknown.

Feb 9
New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast

BOSTON (AP) - A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.

Feb 8
BC beats BU in OT in 1st 1-0 Beanpot game in 64 year history

BOSTON (AP) - Boston University forward Jordan Greenway barreled into the net and knocked Boston College goalie Thatcher Demko to the ice, where he remained long enough to scare his coach into checking on him.

Feb 8
TV lights go out at TD Garden during Beanpot championship

BOSTON (AP) - The championship game of the 64th edition of Boston's Beanpot college hockey tournament was delayed for about 30 minutes on Monday night when the rink TV lighting went out in the first period. Power elsewhere in the building was not affected.

Feb 8
Thomas scores 27 points, UMass Lowell beats Vermont 100-93

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Jahad Thomas scored 27 points with nine rebounds and UMass Lowell beat Vermont 100-93 on Monday night.

Feb 8
Lights go out at TD Garden during Beanpot championship

BOSTON (AP) - The rink lighting went out with 8:53 left in the first period of the Beanpot championship game at the TD Garden.

Feb 8
Northeastern beats Harvard 5-1 in Beanpot consolation game

BOSTON (AP) - Adam Gaudette had two goals and an assist, leading Northeastern to a 5-1 victory over Harvard in the Beanpot consolation game.

Feb 8
Winter storm could dump over a foot of snow on Cape Cod

BOSTON (AP) - A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop more than a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.