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WARREN, Mass. (AP) — A Warren man is facing charges after police say they found more than 100 unlicensed and unsecured guns in his home. Police found the weapons while executing a search warrant Tuesday at the home of 45-year-old Daniel Peristere, who allegedly made “threats of a concerning...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A former University of Massachusetts bookkeeper has been indicted on charges of stealing more than $200,000. The Sun newspaper reports that a Middlesex grand jury indicted Denise Daly on Dec. 15. The former part-time bookkeeper at the university’s Lowell campus is facing...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Boston woman charged in connection with the theft of guns from a Worcester Army Reserve Center has been released pending trial. The Telegram & Gazette reports that a federal judge on Wednesday allowed 26-year-old Ashley Bigsbee to go free under certain conditions,...
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general has sued a Waltham law firm it alleges used unfair and deceptive practices to collect debts from hundreds of thousands of state residents. Attorney General Maura Healey alleged in a complaint filed in Suffolk Superior Court that Lustig, Glaser...
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 23, the 357th day of 2015. There are eight days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 23, 1823, the poem “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” was published anonymously in the Troy (New York) Sentinel; the verse, more popularly known as “‘Twas the...
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi officer helped make a special pre-holiday delivery in a parking lot for a pregnant woman who couldn’t quite make it to the hospital. Sgt. Ken Walker of Corinth came to the aid of Karla White about 4 a.m. Monday. WTVA-TV reports that White and her mother were...
GRETNA, La. (AP) — Zatarain’s is voluntarily recalling its 8 ounce boxes of Red Beans and Rice Original because the product may contain undeclared dairy ingredients that could prompt serious or life-threatening allergic reactions. In a news release, the Gretna, Louisiana-based company said the...
SEATTLE (AP) — Astrid Rau just baked 16 kinds of Christmas cookies, including a batch in the shape of snowflakes. But she’s nevertheless having trouble getting in the holiday spirit, thanks to forecasts that have the temperature in her hometown of Perkasie, Pennsylvania, hitting 72 degrees on...
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A judge has ruled that family and friends of a Massachusetts math teacher who was raped and killed by a 14-year-old student may wear pink at his sentencing, but prosecutors and law enforcement may not. The judge made the decision Tuesday when he scheduled sentencing for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five days after Paul Ryan was sworn in as House speaker, the White House promised to invite him to meet President Barack Obama for a perfunctory but traditional photo opportunity. It would be a chance for the leaders to shake hands for the cameras and exchange pledges to work...

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