GazetteUMass: UMass sophomore RB Shadrach Abrokawah, who has been ineligible for non-football, non-disciplinary reasons, will be eligible next week
BOSTON (AP) - A Dedham man charged with raping two women a decade ago has pleaded not guilty and been ordered held on $500,000 bail.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons.
BOSTON (AP) - Advocates for changing Massachusetts' personal income tax may have new fuel for their campaign, as a new national study suggests a more progressive income tax that requires wealthier individuals to pay higher tax rates could help states deal with revenue problems.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The top 5 finalists in this year's Miss America pageant have been chosen. They are:
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The top 10 finalists in this year's Miss America pageant have been chosen. They are:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Boston slugger David Ortiz left the ballpark early due to what Red Sox manager John Farrell called a family emergency.
BOSTON (AP) - The Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association has received a $158,000 grant to develop new legal aid clinics and technology to help low-income clients with bankruptcy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have not been to the playoffs in 29 years and are skidding towards a 30th straight season.
The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday that he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the babies weren't born alive, and therefore weren't harmed or killed by his client.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The New England Patriots took full advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence, though he might not have made much of a difference.