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NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez’s home has been sold for $1 million, about $300,000 lower than the asking price. The Boston Herald reports that the 7,100-square-foot mansion in North Attleborough was sold to 23-year-old real estate investor Arif Khan. Khan says the home is in...
BOSTON (AP) — The leader of a Massachusetts-based kidnapping gang who sometimes pretended to be police officers, attached GPS tracking devices to potential victims’ cars, and once burned a victim with a hot iron, has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Danny...
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2017. There are 40 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1942, the Alaska Highway, also known as the Alcan Highway, was formally opened at Soldier’s Summit in the Yukon Territory. On this date: In 1789, North Carolina...
This 1954 file photo shows Father Solanus Casey, a member of the Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph. The Detroit priest, who is credited with helping cure a woman with a skin disease, is being beatified by the Roman Catholic Church, a major step toward sainthood. Detroit News via AP
DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease. More than 60,000 people...
This Oct. 8, 2014 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows Charles Manson. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19. He was 83. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He...
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Ezra Miller, from left, Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot in a scene from "Justice League." Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. via AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that’s the situation Warner Bros. and DC’s “Justice League” find themselves in. The big budget superhero mashup came in well under expectations, which...
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday that his top priority as he weighs legislation aimed at overhauling bilingual education in Massachusetts is ensuring students become proficient in English “as quickly as is reasonably possible.” Lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill...
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is hoping to launch a new research project on how the offshore wind and commercial fishing industries can coexist. The university said last week that creation of the “Blue Economy Initiative” is made possible by a $1 million...
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — New England solar installer ReVision Energy is partnering to help bring portable solar systems to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. Co-founder Phil Coupe says the company has secured solar panels for up to 100 portable emergency power units. The units are designed to provide...
BOSTON (AP) — Immigrants and refugees are sharing a Thanksgiving meal with Massachusetts lawmakers. The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition is hosting its 13th annual “Our Shared Table” luncheon at the Statehouse on Tuesday. The immigrant advocacy group expects hundreds of...

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