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Snowstorm delays Boston Marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - Jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is suspended Monday because a snowstorm is expected.

6 minutes ago
Logan Airport says airlines cancelling flights for storm

BOSTON (AP) - Boston Logan International Airport says it is preparing for the winter storm arriving overnight and expected to affect the area Monday into early Tuesday.

22 minutes ago
Gray inactive for New England, Chancellor goes for Seattle

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - New England running back Jonas Gray was inactive for Sunday's Super Bowl, the second time in three playoff games he hasn't played for the Patriots.

34 minutes ago
Wegmans markets poke fun at Patriots with Deflate Cakes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Wegmans Food Markets is best known in the sports world for its longtime sponsorship of the LPGA.

44 minutes ago
Obama: NFL should consider officials controlling game balls

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is weighing into the controversy over deflated footballs and says the NFL should be considering how officials can control game balls.

44 minutes ago
Obama assumes NFL will look at having refs control footballs

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's not sure whether the Patriots cheated when they used deflated footballs in the game that got them to the Super Bowl, but says he assumes the NFL will consider giving referees more control of the footballs.

Today at 04:33PM
No. 16 North Carolina women score last 14 for 72-60 win

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Stephanie Mavunga had 25 points and 14 rebounds, Alisha Gray 15 and 15 and No. 16 North Carolina scored the last 14 points of the game to defeat Boston College 72-60 on Sunday.

Today at 04:07PM
Boston schools closing Monday ahead of new snowstorm

BOSTON (AP) - Boston schools will be closed on Monday for a snowstorm expected to bring around a foot of new snow.

Today at 03:57PM
Whiteside comes up big for Heat in 83-75 win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) - Hassan Whiteside was hardly shocked when Miami coach Erik Spoelstra designed a play for him late in the third quarter of a tight game.

Today at 03:51PM
Winter storm headed for southern New England

BOSTON (AP) - A winter storm spreading across southern New England overnight is expected to bring around a foot of snow to much of the area.

Today at 03:33PM
Heat-Celtics, Box

Granger 2-6 2-2 6, Bosh 6-19 5-7 18, Whiteside 10-17 0-0 20, Napier 2-8 0-0 5, Chalmers 1-4 2-4 4, Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Andersen 2-2 0-0 5, Johnson 4-9 4-6 13, Cole 2-5 0-0 4, Ennis 3-6 2-2 8, Haslem 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-77 15-21 83.

Today at 03:15PM
NFL to keep the roof open for Super Bowl Sunday

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The retractable roof will be open for the Super Bowl.

Today at 01:21PM
Trial of ex-Patriot Aaron Hernandez delayed by weather

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The murder trial of ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is being delayed by a snowstorm expected Monday.

Today at 12:21PM
Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother

BOSTON (AP) - The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.

Today at 12:19PM
State police: 3 men arrested when cocaine found in car

OXFORD, Mass. (AP) - Three central Massachusetts men have been arrested after state police say cocaine was found in a car during a traffic stop.

Today at 11:57AM
US Rep. Tsongas wants to honor aircrew who evaded capture

BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas wants to award the Congressional Gold Medal to an organization created by aircrew members who evaded capture by enemy forces during foreign wars.

Today at 11:27AM
Boston bid has New England states dreaming of Olympic gold

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - If Boston successfully lands the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, some of its New England neighbors hope all that gold, silver and bronze adds up to green.

Today at 11:19AM
Massachusetts snowmobiler dies after being pulled from lake

SOUTHWICK, Mass. (AP) - Police say a snowmobile rider has died after being pulled from Congamond Lake in Southwick on Saturday night.

Today at 10:25AM
Boston allocates $1m to let youth vote on city projects

BOSTON (AP) - Mayor Martin Walsh has allocated $1 million to a youth-led, participatory budgeting vote.

Today at 09:57AM
Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

CHICAGO (AP) - A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of roughly 2,000 flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some people to rethink their plans to attend Super Bowl parties.