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Today at 03:58AM
Sterling in shock over official's sudden death

STERLING, Mass. (AP) - The small central Massachusetts town of Sterling is in shock after the sudden and unexpected death of its town administrator.

Today at 03:48AM
Man struck, killed by train in Belchertown

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a 38-year-old man has been struck and killed by a freight train in Belchertown.

Today at 03:07AM
4 admit to taking bribes from cabbies at Logan

BOSTON (AP) - Four Massachusetts Port Authority employees have pleaded guilty to taking bribes from cab drivers and letting them cut ahead of other taxis to pick up fares at Logan International Airport.

Today at 01:38AM
Ex-Ludlow officer goes to jail for stealing drugs

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A former high-ranking Ludlow police officer who stole drugs from the department's evidence locker has been sentenced to two years in jail.

Today at 12:51AM
No. 24 Duke's trip to Pitt headlines ACC's Week 10

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 10 of the season:

Today at 12:31AM
1 last debate before high-stakes Senate election

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - With less than a week to go before Election Day, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican opponent, Scott Brown, will square off in a final debate to make their case to voters.

Today at 12:18AM
Welker and Belichick have buried the hatchet

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - There's no longer any bad blood between Bill Belichick and Wes Welker heading into the showdown Sunday between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos.

Oct 29
Man who talked of remote-control bombs sentenced

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Moroccan man who told people he wanted to fly bombs on remote-control planes into a federal building and into Harvard University was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison.

Oct 29
Campaign: Baker's fisherman story 5 years old

BOSTON (AP) - The campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker is acknowledging that an emotional story he told about a struggling fisherman during a debate Tuesday night is five years old.

Oct 29
Rondo in starting lineup for Celtics opener

BOSTON (AP) - Rajon Rondo is in the starting lineup for the Boston Celtics' opener against the Brooklyn Nets.

Oct 29
Christie helping friends in final midterm stretch

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is returning to Iowa yet again to campaign for a governor who doesn't need his help, one in a string of meetings with Republican candidates who would be valuable allies should he run for president.

Oct 29
Duke picked as ACC preseason favorite

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Armed with a talented freshman class, Duke is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Oct 29
2 arrested in Springfield man's killing

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Law enforcement officials say two men wanted in connection with a gang-related killing in Springfield, Massachusetts, in July are now in custody.

Oct 29
Brady focused on Denver defense, not on Manning

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Fans get another chance to gauge the relative greatness of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning when the quarterbacks meet for the 16th time.

Oct 29
Man who talked about bombings gets 2 years in jail

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Moroccan man living in Connecticut who authorities say told people he wanted to fly bombs on remote-controlled planes into a federal building in Hartford and into Harvard University in Massachusetts has been sentenced to two years in prison, followed by deportation.