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US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

LONDON (AP) - Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.

Today at 04:01AM
Dad pleads not guilty to poisoning child with drain cleaner

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to trying to kill his sick 7-year-old daughter by poisoning her with drain cleaner.

Today at 04:00AM
Cruise ship that ran aground near Bermuda back in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - A cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda has docked in Boston.

Today at 03:52AM
Boston-area pizza chain files for bankruptcy protection

BOSTON (AP) - Iconic Boston-area brick oven pizza chain Pizzeria Regina has filed for bankruptcy protection and is closing four locations.

Today at 03:09AM
Lawrence court officer pleads not guilty to rape charges

SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A Lawrence District Court officer charged with raping a female detainee in the courthouse on three occasions has pleaded not guilty in Salem Superior Court.

Today at 02:29AM
Northampton man pleads not guilty to poisoning daughter

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Northampton man has pleaded not guilty to trying to kill his sick 7-year-old daughter by poisoning her with Liquid-Plumr.

Today at 12:46AM
EMS bike ride traveling through Maryland on way to Virginia

BALTIMORE (AP) - A group of more than 100 emergency medical service workers is biking through Maryland and on to Virginia.

May 21
Police: Stray bullets fired into bedroom of 5-year-old girl

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say officers responding to a call of shots fired found that bullets ripped through the bedroom of a 5-year-old girl in Brockton.

May 21
Massachusetts veterinary clinic funds police dog equipment

FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (AP) - Clients of a suburban New Bedford veterinary clinic have donated nearly $1,000 to help fund equipment for a local police dog.

May 21
New UMass system president receives yearly perks in contract

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Incoming University of Massachusetts president Marty Meehan will be paid $525,000 in the first year of a five-year contract that could be bumped to more than $750,000 with perks.

May 21
Senate approves fiscal oversight board for transit agency

BOSTON (AP) - The state Senate has backed Gov. Charlie Baker's plans to overhaul public transit by unanimously approving the creation of a financial control board for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.