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Motorcyclist, passenger killed in crash

SHREWSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating a weekend motorcycle accident in Shrewsbury that left two people dead.

Today at 04:50AM
Police seek suspect in attempted kidnapping of boy

DENNIS, Mass. (AP) - Police say they're looking for a Massachusetts man who allegedly tried to abduct a 9-year-old boy.

Today at 04:48AM
Officials investigate fire believed to be caused by arson

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Officials are investigating a Massachusetts fire they believe was caused by arson.

Today at 04:14AM
Fishing regulators hold hearing in NH on surging crab catch

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.

Today at 04:14AM
Class of 23 firefighters to graduate from state academy

BOSTON (AP) - Twenty-three firefighters from 16 Massachusetts fire departments are expected to graduate from the state's firefighting academy this week.

Today at 03:30AM
Jazz got next: Utah hosts 1st summer league since 2008

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.

Today at 03:14AM
Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage

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.

Today at 03:14AM
Funeral to be held for state Sen. Thomas Kennedy

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A funeral service is planned for a Brockton lawmaker who won praise as a tireless advocate for seniors and disabled residents.

Jul 5
Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80

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.

Jul 5
No more 'honor' system at MBTA parking lots

BOSTON (AP) - The MBTA is saying goodbye to the so-called "honor box" payment system at unstaffed T parking lots and urging customers to take a more modern approach.

Jul 5
Chicopee man killed in head-on crash with police cruiser

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - Police have identified a man killed in a head-on crash with a police cruiser this weekend that also left an officer injured.

Jul 5
1 killed, 4 hurt in Pittsfield shooting after argument

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Police say one person has died and two are critically injured after five people were shot in an argument in Pittsfield on Saturday night.

Jul 5
International Space Station R&D conference to meet in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.

Jul 5
Clinton reaches out (and out and out!) for 2016 policy ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) - Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.

Jul 5
It's not over yet: Vetoes to bring lawmakers back to Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The $6.7 billion state budget may be in place, but Maine lawmakers don't get to clear off their desks just yet.

Jul 5
America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades

Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:

Jul 4
Mauro Diaz leads FC Dallas over Revolution 3-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Mauro Diaz had an early goal and a late assist, helping FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Saturday night.

Jul 4
Teen dies from injuries a week after BB gun shooting

BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) - Police say a northeastern Massachusetts teenager has died from his injuries a week after he was critically wounded in an accidental shooting involving BB guns and a pellet gun.

Jul 4
Upstairs neighbors questioned after woman fatally shot

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts woman was shot dead in her apartment and three people who were in the apartment above hers have been questioned.

Jul 4
Pain in the neck: Astros lose 6-1 to Red Sox, streak snapped

BOSTON (AP) - Pablo Sandoval made a running catch of a foul pop and began tumbling over the railing into the Houston dugout when pitcher Vincent Velasquez reached out to help brace his fall.

Jul 4
Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4

Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:

Jul 4
Buchholz tosses complete game, Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

BOSTON (AP) - Clay Buchholz knew he had it going right away.