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High court upholds Massachusetts ban on stun guns

BOSTON (AP) - The state's highest court has ruled that Massachusetts' ban on the possession of stun guns does not violate the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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Schilling fires back after offensive Twitter posts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is firing back at cyberbullies who posted offensive comments about his daughter on Twitter.

1 minutes ago
Cell records at Hernandez trial show movement day of killing

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A prosecutor in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is going through cellphone records to show jurors the movements of Hernandez and a co-defendant around the time of the killing.

9 minutes ago
Bruins get Brett Connolly from Lightning for 2 picks

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins have acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning for second-round draft picks this year and next.

Today at 12:17PM
$4 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Armed robbers stole $4 million in gold on Sunday from a truck traveling north along Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts, authorities said Monday.

Today at 12:07PM
Feds want boat panels brought to court to show Tsarnaev note

BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) was found hiding to be brought to court to show jurors what they say is his written confession.

Today at 11:59AM
State may offer thousands early retirement; layoffs possible

BOSTON (AP) - Thousands of state employees could receive incentives to retire early under a proposal Gov. Charlie Baker hopes will help plug a sizeable deficit in the next state budget, the administration confirmed Monday.

Today at 11:29AM
Gas up 12 cents per gallon in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts gas prices continue to skyrocket, with self-serve regular soaring 12 cents per gallon in the past week alone.

Today at 11:04AM
Civil rights group to sue FBI over Chechen man's death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A civil rights group plans to sue the FBI for $30 million on behalf of the family of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Feb 28
AP-BKC--Harvard-Columbia Box

Edosomwan 1-4 2-2 4, Moundou-Missi 8-11 1-2 17, Chambers 3-8 4-5 11, Saunders 5-8 11-13 21, Okolie 1-1 0-0 2, Chatfield 0-2 0-0 0, Miller 5-7 1-1 14, Travis 2-2 2-4 6, Smith 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 27-46 22-29 80.

Feb 28
Coast Guard frees fishing boat trapped in ice at Cape Cod

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - The Coast Guard says it has freed a fishing boat that became trapped in ice in Woods Hole Passage in Cape Code.

Feb 28
Northeastern claims share of 1st, wins 65-56 at Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - David Walker scored 19 points - including a perfect 9 of 9 on free throws - and Northeastern held off College of Charleston 65-56 on Saturday night to maintain its spot in a four-way tie for the conference title.