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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.

Today at 06:14PM
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:

Today at 05:08PM
Buchholz tosses complete game, Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

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

Today at 04:52PM
Red Sox 6, Astros 1

Today at 03:24PM
No injuries as woman hits cars, house trying avoid parade

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (AP) - Police say a woman hit two cars and a house while trying to turn around and avoid the Fourth of July parade in East Longmeadow.

Today at 03:16PM
Lawrence woman fatally shot, police investigating

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in Lawrence.

Today at 01:56PM
America celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer

The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the country:

Today at 01:08PM
New program opens parks, recreation options for disabled

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - When hiking, Sheila Collins may not be able to see the path she's walking on so well, but she can still sense of the magnificence of the nature surrounding her.

Jul 3
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after crash in western Massachusetts

LEE, Mass. (AP) - One person was killed and another remains hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in western Massachusetts.

Jul 3
Police get tips on girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say hundreds of tips have poured in from across the country after they released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

Jul 3
Tips pour in to Massachusetts police in child death case

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say they've received hundreds of tips from across the country after releasing a computer-generated image of a girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.

Jul 3
3 injured in separate incidents at Acadia National Park

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine (AP) - Officials at Acadia National Park are urging hikers and climbers to be careful this holiday weekend after three people were injured in separate incidents within a three-hour window at the park on Friday.

Jul 3
Massachusetts college daycare worker arraigned in rape case

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts judge has set bail at $100,000 for a former Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually assaulting two young boys while working at a campus daycare center.

Jul 3
Judge approves subpoena of phone records in Hernandez case

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can take steps to identify an anonymous tipster who claimed that one of the jurors who convicted him of murder may have lied during jury selection, a judge ruled Friday.

Jul 3
Man killed in southeastern Massachusetts motorcycle crash

CARVER, Mass. (AP) - Police say a 28-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in southeastern Massachusetts.

Jul 3
Fans line up to see replica of Marquis de Lafayette's ship

NEW YORK (AP) - Seems like the Marquis de Lafayette is almost as popular now as he was in 1780.

Jul 3
1 killed in Massachusetts 3-vehicle crash

METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police have identified a man who was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 in Methuen.

Jul 3
Friends, family call off searches for missing US sailor

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Trevor Moore's friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor.

Jul 3
Maine lawmaker will try again for scallop harvesting limit

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine legislator says he will try again next year to persuade the Legislature to limit the harvest on the state's popular, meaty scallops.

Jul 3
Police: Criminal charges unlikely in backyard menagerie case

TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts couple who kept a menagerie of goats, chickens, ducks and alpacas behind a condemned home in Tiverton are unlikely to face criminal charges in Rhode Island.