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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A woman whose baby was due mid-May went into labor early and gave birth at a Nebraska zoo. Drea Hubbard was born Sunday at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces. Her mother, Kymica Hubbard, 24, said the birth took about two minutes from when her...
MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are considering a host of alternatives about new ways to manage the herring fishery. Atlantic herring is a major industrial fishery on the East Coast, with fishermen frequently bringing more than 200 million pounds of the little fish to shore every...
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been charged with attempting to sexually assault another boy at a Boys & Girls Club in Boston. The boy was arraigned in juvenile court on charges of assault with intent to rape. He was released into the custody of his mother. The...
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts teenager convicted of raping and killing his high school math teacher is likely to mount an insanity defense again when he goes on trial for allegedly attacking a state youth services worker. The Salem News reports that lawyers for 18-year-old Philip Chism told a...
BOSTON (AP) — A self-driving car company has been given the go-ahead to expand testing in Boston. The city says nuTonomy has received approval to expand the test area across the Seaport and Fort Point neighborhoods on city-owned roads. The autonomous car company has completed about 230 miles...
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is looking to crack down on pornographic images published by people seeking revenge against former lovers while offering diversion programs for teenagers who post explicit pictures or videos online. The Republican governor filed legislation Tuesday to close a...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who slashed a police officer’s face with a steak knife has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in jail. Patxie Delorbe, of Worcester, was also sentenced Monday to a year of probation after pleading guilty to charges including assault and battery with a...
EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — Investigators say an 86-year-old Massachusetts man was killed when a riding lawn mower burst into flames, setting his clothes on fire. East Bridgewater Fire Chief Timothy Harhen said the fire started Monday under a deck at the East Bridgewater home. The homeowner...
BOSTON (AP) — The stepfather of a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy whose heart stopped when he was hit in the chest by a baseball says the child is showing positive signs of recovery. Thomas Hickey told the Boston Globe on Monday that his stepson, Eddie Quinn, is still in a medically-induced coma...
BARRE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say they shot and killed a bobcat that had attacked two dogs and was coming after officers. Police in the central Massachusetts town of Barre received a 911 call Tuesday from a family reporting that a large cat was attacking their much larger Bernese...

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