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Gas up 12 cents per gallon in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts gas prices continue to skyrocket, with self-serve regular soaring 12 cents per gallon in the past week alone.

36 minutes ago
Civil rights group to sue FBI over Chechen man's death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A civil rights group says it intends to sue the FBI over the death of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

59 minutes ago
Trial of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez resumes after snow delay

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed after a snow delay with more testimony about cellphone records.

Today at 10:34AM
4 Northampton massage businesses under investigation

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - Northampton police say four city businesses that offer massages and other spa treatments are under investigation to determine whether they also offered sexual contact for money.

Today at 10:31AM
Nick Offerman to star in stage's 'A Confederacy of Dunces'

NEW YORK (AP) - Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" will star as Ignatius Reilly in a stage adaptation of "A Confederacy of Dunces."

Today at 10:06AM
15 horses rescued after barn collapses in Massachusetts

NORWELL, Mass. (AP) - Fifteen horses, some of which suffered superficial injuries, have been rescued from a Norwell barn after a portion of the roof collapsed.

Today at 09:16AM
Aaron Hernandez trial gets delayed start because of snow

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is getting a delayed start because of more snow.

Today at 09:10AM
Boston short of season snow record _ for now

BOSTON (AP) - It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record - for now.

Mar 1
Brrr: February brought record cold, snow to Northeast

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - February 2015 was one for the record books in the Northeast - the coldest month ever for three upstate New York cities and the snowiest month ever for Boston.

Mar 1
Boston to begin removing "space savers" from snowy streets

BOSTON (AP) - They've quickly become part of the snowbound urban landscape of greater Boston - the old chairs, orange cones, cinder blocks and anything else meant to "save" a parking space on the street.

Mar 1
More snow for southern New England, 4-6 inches expected

BOSTON (AP) - Snowfall of 4 to 6 inches is expected by early Monday across southern New England, with spots up to 8 inches in southeastern Massachusetts and central and eastern Rhode Island.

Mar 1
Gov. Charlie Baker prepares to release first state budget

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has his work cut out for him as he prepares to unveil his first state budget proposal.

Mar 1
State police mark anniversary of deadly chopper crash

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts state police are marking the 20th anniversary of a helicopter crash that killed two state troopers and two telephone company workers.

Mar 1
Late-winter storms spread across areas of Southwest

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Parts of California were getting a welcome dose of rain and snow from a storm system moving through the state, while late-winter weather dumped snow elsewhere in the Southwest.

Mar 1
First came love, then came marriage: 70 years ago

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - It's the kind of story that can give all young couples hope in trying times.

Mar 1
Rare Helen Keller photograph finds a new home in Brewster

BREWSTER, Mass. (AP) - One of the earliest and best known photographs of Helen Keller with her teacher, Anne Sullivan, has found a permanent home at the Brewster Historical Society Museum.

Mar 1
Southwest gets snow; California also getting rain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation.