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Today at 06:50AM
Judge to pick Tsarnaev trial venue based on papers

BOSTON (AP) - A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to hold a hearing on whether to move the trial outside of Massachusetts.

Today at 06:13AM
Lawyers arguing to move marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arguing Thursday on motions that include defense requests to move the trial outside of Massachusetts and delay the trial's start by at least 10 months.

Today at 05:56AM
Supermarket feud impacts monthly job figures

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is reporting a loss of more than 5,000 jobs in August and the state's unemployment rate jumped two-tenths of a point, with the blame being largely put on "temporary employment disruptions" in the retail sector.

Today at 05:35AM
Train strikes van on tracks in Wilbraham

WILBRAHAM, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating after a freight train struck a van that had apparently been abandoned on the tracks in Wilbraham.

Today at 05:13AM
Ex-jail guard pleads not guilty to sex with inmate

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) - A former guard at the Barnstable County jail has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of having sex with an inmate.

Today at 04:45AM
Haverhill man charged with defrauding customers

HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) - A Haverhill man who ran a restaurant and kitchen equipment supply business has been charged with defrauding his customers, including a church and several immigrants with poor English skills, out of $250,000.

Today at 04:09AM
Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.

Today at 03:10AM
Judge rejects North Adams man's guilty plea

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a North Adams man's attempts to reach a plea deal in a rape case because the defendant refused to take responsibility.

Today at 02:59AM
Ex-Lowell officer indicted on manslaughter charge

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A Lowell police officer charged with being drunk and causing a fatal car crash has resigned.

Today at 02:30AM
Man riding bike killed in Malden

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a man riding a bicycle has died after being struck by a garbage truck in Malden.

Today at 02:20AM
PepsiCo to close 2 warehouses in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - PepsiCo has announced that it is closing beverage warehouses in Portland and Augusta, but most of the 100 affected employees are expected to be offered jobs elsewhere within the company.

Today at 02:03AM
15-year-old boy shot in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Worcester police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy in serious condition.

Today at 01:54AM
Maine oil train protester trial ends in hung jury

AUBURN, Maine (AP) - The trial of a second defendant charged with trespassing for sitting on the tracks to block a train carrying crude oil through Maine has ended in a hung jury.

Today at 12:46AM
Clemson-Florida State headlines Week 4 in ACC

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 4 of the season: