PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The mother of a man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly said Monday she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Here are the latest developments from the release of court documents indicating Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex:
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Three men arrested on drug charges after their downstairs neighbor was found shot in her bed, apparently through her ceiling, have been ordered held on high bail.
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The sexual assault allegations that resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 after a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Testimony in that case was unsealed Monday after court action by The Associated Press. Here's how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded:
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Here are the latest developments from the release of court documents indicating Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex:
STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - Two men who suffered non-life-threatening injuries from an ATV rollover in Stewartstown, New Hampshire, have been taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents.
BOSTON (AP) - Police are investigating after two young children were seriously injured while playing with fireworks in a Boston neighborhood.
SHREWSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating a weekend motorcycle accident in Shrewsbury that left two people dead.
DENNIS, Mass. (AP) - Police say they're looking for a Massachusetts man who allegedly tried to abduct a 9-year-old boy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Officials are investigating a Massachusetts fire they believe was caused by arson.
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) - Interstate fishery regulators are holding a hearing in Portsmouth, N.H., about a plan to manage a species of crab that is becoming increasingly popular and valuable.
BOSTON (AP) - Twenty-three firefighters from 16 Massachusetts fire departments are expected to graduate from the state's firefighting academy this week.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - While the Utah Jazz Summer League may not have the recent history of the Orlando version or be the massive undertaking that is the Las Vegas event, it's back - and appears will be around for a while.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment "to protect the institution of marriage." Voters in 13 states changed their constitutions to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. In most of those states, the vote wasn't even close.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A funeral service is planned for a Brockton lawmaker who won praise as a tireless advocate for seniors and disabled residents.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt's Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80.