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Lawrence woman fatally shot, police investigating

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in Lawrence.

Today at 01:56PM
America celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer

The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe:

Today at 01:08PM
New program opens parks, recreation options for disabled

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - When hiking, Sheila Collins may not be able to see the path she's walking on so well, but she can still sense of the magnificence of the nature surrounding her.

Today at 01:08PM
Massachusetts officials say animal cruelty a major problem

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The link between animal abuse and other violent crimes is well-documented, and law enforcement agencies and courts are recognizing that people who commit serious acts of animal abuse frequently have past criminal histories or are more apt to commit violent crimes against humans.

Today at 01:08PM
Gardner fire chief hospitalized from injuries at fire scene

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Gardner's fire chief remains hospitalized in Worcester from injuries sustained fighting a house fire.

Today at 12:50PM
Cape Cod officials issue Great White Shark safety tips

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) - Cape Cod officials are reminding visitors how to stay safe as great white sharks begin their annual return to the tourist destination.

Today at 12:26PM
Red Sox recall RHP Wright; option RHP Ramirez

BOSTON (AP) - The Red Sox have bolstered their bullpen by recalling right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday.

Today at 12:20PM
Driver killed in head-on crash with police car in Chicopee

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - Chicopee police say a 37-year-old man has died after a head-on collision between his SUV and a police cruiser.

Jul 3
Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend

As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

Jul 3
AP sources: Kings agree to deals with Rondo, Belinelli

After missing targets at the start of free agency, the Sacramento Kings finally filled out their backcourt Friday.

Jul 3
Another 1700s Massachusetts home hit by vehicle

HALIFAX, Mass. (AP) - For the second time in two days, an 18th century Massachusetts home has been heavily damaged in a car crash.

Jul 3
RHP Straily recalled from Triple-A; RHP Feliz to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros recalled Dan Straily, Friday night's starting pitcher, from Triple-A Fresno for their game against the Boston Red Sox.

Jul 3
2 men held on high bails after Boston fatal shooting

BOSTON (AP) - A judge has set high bails for two men arrested after a shooting in Boston that killed a man and wounded another.

Jul 3
AP Sources: Kings, agree to deals with Rondo, Belinelli

After missing targets at the start of free agency, the Sacramento Kings finally filled out their backcourt Friday.

Jul 3
Residents hope to save historic Hot Springs hotel

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The remnants of the Majestic Hotel have sat in a pile of rubble for more than a year after a fire destroyed the oldest portion of the historic Hot Springs landmark.

Jul 3
Red Sox RF Victorino activated; Bradley Jr. sent to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have activated right fielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list before Friday's game against Houston.

Jul 3
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after crash in western Massachusetts

LEE, Mass. (AP) - One person was killed and another remains hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in western Massachusetts.

Jul 3
Police get tips on girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say hundreds of tips have poured in from across the country after they released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

Jul 3
Tips pour in to Massachusetts police in child death case

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say they've received hundreds of tips from across the country after releasing a computer-generated image of a girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

Jul 3
3 injured in separate incidents at Acadia National Park

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine (AP) - Officials at Acadia National Park are urging hikers and climbers to be careful this holiday weekend after three people were injured in separate incidents within a three-hour window at the park on Friday.

Jul 3
Massachusetts college daycare worker arraigned in rape case

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts judge has set bail at $100,000 for a former Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually assaulting two young boys while working at a campus daycare center.