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Today at 05:19AM
Dracut man dies in crash on Lowell Connector

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Police say a Dracut man has died after his car struck a brick wall after exiting the Lowell Connector.

Today at 05:11AM
Lawsuit claims website aids child sex trafficking

SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children.

Today at 04:17AM
Berkshire towns seek changes to river cleanup plan

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Six Berkshire County communities are coming together to seek changes in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's $613 million plan to clean toxic chemicals from the Housatonic River.

Today at 03:55AM
DA: Salisbury police justified in fatal shooting

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - An Essex district attorney's office investigation has determined that Salisbury's police chief and a town officer were justified in fatally shooting a charging man armed with a machete and a knife.

Today at 03:53AM
2 children die in Massachusetts apartment fire

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Today at 03:35AM
2 children die in Lawrence fire

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence.

Today at 03:27AM
Staples investigating possible data breach

NEW YORK (AP) - Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

Today at 02:24AM
Winchester man faces murder charge in mom's death

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A Winchester man is now facing a murder charge in connection with the death of his 70-year-old mother, who was found fatally beaten in her condominium earlier this month.

Today at 02:01AM
2 children missing after Lawrence fire

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say two children are unaccounted for after a four-alarm fire at a Lawrence apartment building.

Today at 12:35AM
Groups spending millions on ballot questions

BOSTON (AP) - Casino companies that have won licenses in Massachusetts have donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the state's gambling law.

Oct 20
Baker, Coakley to face each other in debate

BOSTON (AP) - With just two weeks until Election Day, Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker are set to square off for a televised debate for governor minus the three independent candidates.

Oct 20
1980 US hockey team to host fantasy camp in Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) - Several members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team are returning to the scene of their greatest triumph.

Oct 20
Washington Supreme Court to hear Backpage.com case

SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children.