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7 minutes ago
Man sentenced for Maine home invasion

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to serve six months in jail for his role in a home invasion in Maine in April.

11 minutes ago
Wrong-way homing pigeon ends up at police station

EPPING, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire police station sheltered, then released a confused homing pigeon that went the wrong way in a race. But the bird didn't go far after cloudy, rainy weather affected its ability to navigate.

35 minutes ago
Rape suspect charged with kidnapping NY woman

NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a 25-year-old upstate New York man has been charged with kidnapping after authorities say he took a woman to western Massachusetts and raped her.

47 minutes ago
Owner of squalid home fails to act on demo order

BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) - The owner of the squalid Massachusetts home in which the remains of three infants were found has failed to respond to a demolition order by the deadline.

Today at 06:01AM
2 plead guilty to 20102 Springfield slaying

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Two Springfield men have pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for their roles in a fatal shooting in 2010.

Today at 04:51AM
Virginia Tech-UNC highlights Week 6 in ACC season

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 6 of the season:

Today at 02:33AM
Biden to deliver speech on American leadership

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is planning to deliver a speech at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government highlighting America's role in the world.

Oct 1
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks Doubler' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Megabucks Doubler" game were:

Oct 1
New restriction on New England cod fishing debated

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators are debating emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery.

Oct 1
Audit: Feds overpaid state $106M for Medicaid

BOSTON (AP) - A federal audit released Wednesday said the U.S. government overpaid Massachusetts nearly $106 million for Medicaid reimbursements, and recommends that the state be ordered to refund the money.

Oct 1
Thoroughbred races proposed for Brockton Fair

BOSTON (AP) - Thoroughbred horse racing may have a home in New England next year.

Oct 1
Bridgewater State U keeps rape reports secret

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) - Officials at Bridgewater State University are defending their decision not to inform students about two recent alleged rapes on campus, saying suspects were quickly apprehended and there was no danger to the campus.