GazetteRebecca: Rochelle Pripstein (victim's mother) gives impact statement, says daughter loved this area, had many friends; thanked judge, Bucci, press
GazetteRebecca: Judge: Only sentence can be imposed: life in prison without parole
GazetteRebecca: Jury finds Ryan D. Welch guilty 1st degree premeditated and cruelty
GazetteRebecca: The jury has a verdict. Stay tuned.
SUDBURY, Mass. (AP) - Fifteen luxury vehicles were destroyed and five others were damaged in a massive fire Monday at a Sudbury auto dealership.
SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Police are looking for a man from Southbridge charged with sexually assaulting a child who cut off his GPS monitoring device and fled in a vehicle belonging to his parents.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) - State police say a woman walking along Interstate 495 in North Andover was struck and killed by a pickup truck that then left the area.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - German drug company Merck says it has agreed to buy St. Louis-based chemical firm Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $17 billion.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Police in Lawrence are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead and landed a man in the hospital.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield police are investigating a pair of non-fatal weekend shootings.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Springfield jury will begin its second week of considering the case of the final defendant charged in the killings of three Pittsfield men in 2011.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Coach Bill Belichick questioned a defensive pass interference penalty against his Patriots.
BOSTON (AP) - Medical marijuana advocates say they are frustrated with Gov. Deval Patrick's administration because the long-promised dispensaries where patients can purchase the drug are still not open.
BOSTON (AP) - As police and U. S. military officials searched for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said one of the possibilities being investigated is that they may be trying to find a way to stay in the United States.
BOSTON (AP) - Officials say seven people are being treated for injuries after a boat caught fire at a dock in Boston.
BALTIMORE (AP) - As this horrid season draws to a merciful conclusion for the last-place Boston Red Sox, every once in a while there is cause for optimism.