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CANTON, Mass. (AP) — A standoff that authorities say followed a stabbing incident involving two brothers has ended. Police said they were called to a home on Washington Street early Tuesday for a report of a man stabbed. The man was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not considered life...
p> NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash in western Massachusetts. The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports it happened at around 6 p.m. Monday in Northampton near the intersection of Elm Street and Paradise Road. The man, identified by the...
BOSTON (AP) — Polls closed in 53 cities and towns across Massachusetts on Tuesday with voters deciding several mayoral contests in an otherwise low-key Election Day in Massachusetts. One of the highlights of the day was the spirited race to succeed the late Democratic state Sen. Thomas Kennedy,...
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Boston man is scheduled to be arraigned in connection with the violent slaying of a Marshfield man. State police arrested 40-year-old Mark O’Brien Tuesday night on murder and burglary charges, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz said, He’ll be arraigned in...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating after an 18-year-old man was fatally shot in Springfield. Isaiah Emanuel was pronounced dead Sunday morning after police say he was shot in the city’s Forest Park neighborhood. Sgt. John Delaney says Emanuel was with a group of friends that...
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston City Councilor says he was being sarcastic when he tweeted out that he would be introducing an emergency ordinance prohibiting Justin Bieber-inspired graffiti. The pop singer last week asked artists around the world to paint murals inspired by tracks from his upcoming...
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man has been sentenced to seven years in state prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking charges. Attorney General Maura Healey says 33-year-old Shaun Leoney, of the Dorchester neighborhood, pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that included trafficking of persons...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard Law School says it’s launching a new program to study Jewish and Israeli law. The school is establishing the program with a donation from Mitchell R. Julis, a Los Angeles investment executive and 1981 graduate of the law school. Harvard didn’t provide the amount...
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is trying to expand opportunities for businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, the disabled and members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Baker on Tuesday announced changes to a state program to ensure that companies bidding on...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old man who police say tried to run down a police officer with his car in a Worcester parking lot has pleaded not guilty to assault charges. Police say an officer observed Connor Davis yelling at Burger King employees in the drive-thru and approached his vehicle...

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