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Lawmakers hear pros, cons of continuing film tax credit

BOSTON (AP) - Supporters of the state's film tax credit packed a Statehouse hearing to argue against Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to do away with the decade-old tax break for movie and TV production in Massachusetts.

Today at 10:00AM
Defense gets ready to rest case in marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bomber prepared to rest their case Tuesday after an FBI fingerprint examiner testified that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fingerprints weren't found on any of the marathon bomb components, but his older brother's were.

Today at 08:59AM
FBI examiner: Fingerprints of Boston bomber's brother found

BOSTON (AP) - A latent fingerprint examiner for the FBI has testified at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) that his older brother's fingerprints were found on two pieces of cardboard that came from one of the bombs at the marathon.

Today at 08:51AM
Lawyers: Aaron Hernandez murder trial could finish next week

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers involved in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez say they expect the case to wrap up next week.

Today at 08:46AM
Police respond to fatal shooting in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Police say a man was fatally shot and a woman found injured at a Boston home that was also the site of a fire.

Mar 30
Baseball, football, Magee says he just wants to improve

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Not the typical transaction path: cut from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, join the Boston Rex Sox at minor league camp.

Mar 30
Shirley Temple memorabilia goes on tour before July auction

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Costumes, toys, photos and autographs from Shirley Temple's 1930s film career are coming to a city near you.

Mar 30
Boston woman pleads not guilty to marathon injury fraud

BOSTON (AP) - A Boston woman has pleaded not guilty to fraudulently receiving thousands of dollars by claiming she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Mar 30
Fiancee says she discarded box at Aaron Hernandez's request

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified in his murder trial Monday that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying but never looked inside before she dumped it in a random trash bin.

Mar 30
Boston transit system gets advice from 'peer' cities

BOSTON (AP) - Transit officials from New York City and other metropolitan areas are offering advice to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on how it might avoid the problems that crippled the Boston-area during winter's record-setting snowfall, including the use of outside contractors to help clear snow after storms.