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2 teens sentenced for egging undercover officer

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Two Swampscott teenagers charged with throwing eggs at an undercover Lynn police officer posing as a prostitute have admitted to sufficient facts for a guilty finding on an assault and battery charge.

Today at 06:50AM
WashU student charged with DWI, hit-and-run

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 22-year-old student at Washington University in St. Louis has been charged with assault and drunken driving in a hit-and-run that injured two classmates.

Today at 05:04AM
Experts ask judge to block hospital takeover

BOSTON (AP) - A petition signed by 21 antitrust experts and health economists asks a Massachusetts judge to block efforts by the state's biggest health care system to absorb three more hospitals.

Today at 04:43AM
Officer wants lifeguard time counted for pension

BOXFORD, Mass. (AP) - A veteran Boxford police officer wants his time working as a lifeguard for a state agency decades ago counted toward his pension.

Today at 04:32AM
Greenfield plant plans $5M upgrade

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A high-tech metalworking tool manufacturer in Greenfield has announced a nearly $5 million upgrade that is expected to bring 70 new jobs to the region.

Today at 03:38AM
Superintendent docked over plagiarism allegation

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) - The superintendent of Newton's public schools has been docked a week's pay for failing to credit Gov. Deval Patrick in graduation speeches at the city's two public high schools.

Today at 03:11AM
Judge denies Hernandez's request for dismissal

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot player's home.