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Today at 08:58AM
Sheriff: Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez is a master manipulator

The sheriff who had former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in custody for more than 18 months said Tuesday that he's a master manipulator and will probably do fine in prison now that he has been sentenced to life for murder.

Today at 08:08AM
Baker waiting for responses from transportation board

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker says he is still waiting to hear back from some members of the state's transportation board on his request that they step down.

Today at 07:34AM
Newport Grand owners seek to relocate, expand facility

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A new casino in Tiverton, along the Massachusetts border, might replace the Newport Grand slots parlor.

Today at 07:33AM
No criminal charges in blaze that killed Boston firefighters

BOSTON (AP) - Employees and the owner of a welding company found responsible for a fire in a brownstone last year that killed two firefighters won't face criminal charges, investigators said Tuesday.

Today at 07:29AM
Penalty phase opens in Boston Marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor showing the jury a photo of Tsarnaev giving the finger to a security camera in his jail cell three months after the attack.

Today at 07:19AM
No criminal charges in fire that killed Boston firefighters

BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors have decided that the employees and owner of a welding company responsible for a fire in a Boston brownstone last year that took the lives of two firefighters will not face criminal charges.

Today at 06:44AM
Report: Patriots' Nate Solder had testicular cancer surgery

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder had surgery for testicular cancer last spring then went on to start every game, including the Super Bowl victory.

Today at 06:42AM
Judge tells Boston Marathon bombing jury: Keep an open mind

BOSTON (AP) - The judge overseeing the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told jurors Tuesday before the start of the penalty phase of the trial that they must give careful thought to the defendant's punishment.

Today at 06:41AM
Massachusetts tourism chief wants to change state's slogan

BOSTON (AP) - The new executive director of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism thinks the state's slogan needs to be spiced up a little.

Today at 05:39AM
Former RI mobster Ouimette dies in North Carolina prison

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former mob enforcer in Rhode Island with ties to late New England crime boss Raymond L.S. Patriarca has died in a federal prison in North Carolina. Gerard T. Ouimette was 75.