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Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: I removed box at his request

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying.

Today at 05:58AM
NYC mayor taps longtime union official as his chief of staff

NEW YORK (AP) - A union official who previously served in Boston's government has been appointed chief of staff for New York City's mayor.

Today at 05:14AM
Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez resumes testimony in murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez returned to the stand Monday for a second day of testimony in his murder trial.

Today at 04:41AM
Peabody man charged with killing wife in court

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - A Peabody man suspected of fatally beating his estranged wife is headed to court.

Today at 04:05AM
Swastika graffiti found at Northeastern University

BOSTON (AP) - The president of Northeastern University is reacting angrily to the discovery of swastikas on campus.

Mar 29
Castillo throws out runner, scores as Red Sox top Rays 3-2

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Rusney Castillo made a sliding catch in the 10th inning and threw out the potential tiebreaking run at the plate, then singled and scored in the bottom half to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday

Mar 29
NYC police: 2nd body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion at apartment building

NEW YORK (AP) - NYC police: 2nd body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion at apartment building.

Mar 29
Boston officer improving after surgery to remove bullet

BOSTON (AP) - A decorated Boston police officer shot point-blank in the face by a suspect was in stable condition at a hospital Sunday and improving after surgery to remove a bullet lodged below his ear, police said.

Mar 29
Students urging greater investment in state universities

BOSTON (AP) - Public university students will gather in Boston this week to press lawmakers for a greater investment in Massachusetts' nine state universities.

Mar 29
Stabbing victim is Worcester's second homicide of 2015

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A 25-year-old man stabbing victim is Worcester's second homicide of the year.

Mar 29
2 vie in House race to succeed rep who joined Baker

BOSTON (AP) - An upcoming special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House of Representatives has drawn the attention of Gov. Charlie Baker among others.

Mar 29
Institute honoring the late Sen. Kennedy to open in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Before his death from brain cancer in 2009, close family members said U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy insisted a building that would one day bear his name be less about his own legacy and more about the institution he loved and toiled in for more than half his life.

Mar 29
Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where?

Mar 29
Decorated Boston cop still critical after being shot in face

BOSTON (AP) - A decorated Boston police officer remains in critical condition after being shot in the face by a man he and other gang unit officers had stopped in car.

Mar 29
Fishermen to discuss future of Maine shrimp fishery

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Fishery regulators are holding a public hearing in Portland to discuss the future of New England's closed Maine shrimp fishery.