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SEATTLE (AP) — Police in Seattle have released photos of the shotgun Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain used to kill himself more than two decades ago. Seattle police cold case Detective Mike Ciesynski is shown holding Cobain’s gun at different angles in five photos posted to the police department’s...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A former volunteer treasurer of a Framingham youth soccer league has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $175,000 from the program. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office says 43-year-old Scott Vermilya was sentenced Thursday in Woburn to two years in prison....
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — General Electric has issued a final rejection of the Environmental Protection Agency’s $613 million proposal to clean chemicals from a western Massachusetts river. The Berkshire Eagle reports GE Vice President for Global Operations Ann Klee said in the rejection letter...
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Police have seized a large amount of heroin and arrested three people following a raid on a Holyoke apartment. Authorities say two young children, ages 3 and 6, were in the apartment at the time. A task force consisting of state police, Hampden County sheriff’s deputies,...
LEICESTER, Mass. (AP) — A sick fox that attacked two Leicester residents last week had rabies. Police in the central Massachusetts town are now urging residents to get their pets vaccinated and have even scheduled a rabies clinic on April 2. They also warned that the rabid fox could have...
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A Boston man charged with killing a New Jersey woman whose body was found burning near railroad tracks in Massachusetts has been held without bail. Fernando Owens pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and kidnapping in connection with the death of 29-year-old Ashley...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are not going to pursue a state study of a proposed third casino. A motion to refer the bill from the Commerce Committee to the Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee failed Thursday by a vote of 11-7. That vote means the study will not move forward...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — After battling the legal system on two coasts and spending time in and out of prison, New Jersey’s loudest champion of marijuana went legit last year when he opened up a restaurant across from city hall in this state’s capital city. Now, he’s headed back to court. Ed...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The attorney for a Montana teacher serving 10 years in prison in a notorious student rape case said Thursday her client’s appeal of his sentence lacks merit, an unusual move that could end the defendant’s chances for a reduced term. Assistant Appellate Defender Eileen...
CLARKSBURG, Calif. (AP) — Atop a dirt levee his great-grandfather built in the 1800s to hold back California’s mightiest river, Northern California farmer Russell van Loben Sels looks out over the site of a new water project, one that would be the state’s most ambitious in a half-century....

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