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Today at 06:46PM
Disabled Canadian ship's crewmen jump to Coast Guard boats

BOSTON (AP) - Nine crewmembers of a disabled Canadian charter schooner that looks like a pirate ship have jumped safely into Coast Guard lifeboats in rough seas off the New England coast.

Today at 06:01PM
Lucic's late goal helps Bruins beat Panthers, 3-2

BOSTON (AP) - Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night, giving the Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Today at 05:36PM
Panthers-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Boston, Eriksson 20 (Soderberg), 16:57. Penalties_Pirri, Fla (slashing), 9:51; McQuaid, Bos (interference), 16:13; B.Campbell, Fla (tripping), 16:43.

Today at 11:39AM
$28 million budget fix heads to Maine Gov. LePage

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine lawmakers on Tuesday sent a $28 million budget bill to Gov. Paul LePage that addresses a funding shortfall for county jails and supports new positions at a state-run psychiatric hospital.

Today at 10:51AM
Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.

Today at 10:48AM
Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial after calling just 4 witnesses

BOSTON (AP) - Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial after calling just 4 witnesses.

Today at 10:43AM
LePage pledges to fight for more drug enforcement agents

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday that the "gloves are off" as he digs in for another fight with Democrats this year over his plan to increase the number of drug enforcement officials in Maine.

Today at 10:20AM
Red Sox release Paulino, keep Quintero

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - Right-hander Felipe Paulino has been released by the Boston Red Sox, who agreed to pay a $100,000 retention bonus to catcher Humberto Quintero.

Today at 10:00AM
Lawmakers hear pros, cons of continuing film tax credit

BOSTON (AP) - Supporters of the state's film tax credit packed a Statehouse hearing to argue against Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to do away with the decade-old tax break for movie and TV production in Massachusetts.

Today at 10:00AM
Defense gets ready to rest case in marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bomber prepared to rest their case Tuesday after an FBI fingerprint examiner testified that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fingerprints weren't found on any of the marathon bomb components, but his older brother's were.

Today at 08:59AM
FBI examiner: Fingerprints of Boston bomber's brother found

BOSTON (AP) - A latent fingerprint examiner for the FBI has testified at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) that his older brother's fingerprints were found on two pieces of cardboard that came from one of the bombs at the marathon.

Today at 08:51AM
Lawyers: Aaron Hernandez murder trial could finish next week

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers involved in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez say they expect the case to wrap up next week.

Today at 08:46AM
Police respond to fatal shooting in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Police say a man was fatally shot and a woman found injured at a Boston home that was also the site of a fire.

Today at 07:56AM
Police responding to double shooting in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Police say two people have been shot in Boston and one of them has injuries considered life threatening.

Today at 06:39AM
Symmetry Medical to close Avilla orthopedic implant facility

AVILLA, Ind. (AP) - A company that makes orthopedic implants and medical instruments says it's closing its northeastern Indiana plant, threatening the jobs of nearly 130 people.