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BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, saying immigrants should be free to visit halls of justice without fearing they will be …
BOSTON (AP) — A YMCA in Massachusetts is apologizing to its members after a staffer posted a notice threatening to report parents who smell like marijuana.The Boston Globe reports that Greater Springfield YMCA president and chief executive Dexter Johnson said the letter was prematurely sent …
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut has approved 9 more medical marijuana dispensaries, doubling the number of facilities in the state.Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull said in a statement Tuesday the state's program has been "thoughtfully expanded" to 18 approved dispensaries …
BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has gone after Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter, drawing the ire of U.S. Rep. David Cicilline.The Boston Globe reports 29-year-old Ocasio-Cortez, of New York, wrote on Twitter her ideas are being scrutinized because of her …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stars & Stripes Team USA has been accepted as a challenger for the 2021 America's Cup, promising to have an all-American squad in a competition where nationality has mattered little in recent decades.The name is a nod to Dennis Conner, who won the America's Cup four …
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Agriculture technology company Indigo Ag Inc. says it is moving its North American headquarters to Memphis, Tennessee.Indigo Ag CEO David Perry and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday that the fast-growing startup plans to invest about $6.6 million and add 700 …
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A former counselor at a Massachusetts camp for children charged with indecent assault of a camper now faces possible indictment.Christopher Brayton-Tedesco faces three counts of indecent assault and battery on a child. The Gloucester Daily Times reports he was found …
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' high court has upheld a law that makes it a crime to profit from prostitution, ruling a man caught during a human trafficking sting was a pimp and should be prosecuted as one.The Boston Globe reports the Supreme Judicial Court upheld Jonathan Brown's 2017 …
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say an eighth Massachusetts State Police trooper has been arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an overtime abuse scandal.U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling says 40-year-old Heath McAuliffe, of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, was charged Wednesday with …
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts couple whose dog was shot and killed in the woods is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of the person who killed their beloved pet.Taylor Henriques, who owned Bo with her husband Steve and their children, announced Tuesday …
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man has been convicted of fatally shooting another man during a road rage incident.Deonarine Ganga was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder in the April 2017 shooting of 21-year-old Joey DeBarros in the city's Dorchester neighborhood. He was convicted after a …
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man has died while cutting down a tree in western Massachusetts.Officers responded to the scene Tuesday morning in Amherst and found the 38-year-old man suffering serious injuries.The Easthampton man was later pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not …
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp's ridley sea turtles rescued off New England's coast have arrived in the Florida Keys to warm up at the Turtle Hospital.A volunteer group of general aviation pilots, under the banner of "Turtles Fly Too," transported the reptiles on …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every vote matters.Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting …
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — The first Christmas at Fort Ticonderoga under the newly formed United States was a riot — literally.Staff and volunteers at the upstate New York tourist attraction and museum will stage a re-enactment this weekend of what's known as the Christmas riot of 1776, …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here along the Strip, the Boston Red Sox are placing their bets on a new leadoff man.AL MVP Mookie Betts will hit second next year, a season after he led the big leagues in batting average and slugging percentage from the top spot.Andrew Benintendi will move up a slot and …
BOSTON (AP) — In a span of five minutes, the Boston Bruins turned a two-goal deficit into a two-goal lead.David Krejci was just happy to be along for the ride.Moving up to Boston's top line to fill in for the injured Patrice Bergeron, Krejci assisted on three of Boston's four goals during a …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins forward David Backes rushed himself off the ice Tuesday night after taking a skate blade to the face late in the first period but returned at the start of the second and finished the game.Backes pushed Oliver Ekmann-Larsson near the side of the net and the …
NEW YORK (AP) — Starting guards Jalen Jordan and Glenn Sanabria scored 21 points each and St. Francis (NY) defeated UMass Lowell 75-69 on Tuesday night.Reserve guard Chauncey Hawkins added 16 points as the Terriers (6-4) got 62 points from their backcourt.Josh Gantz and Obadiah Noel scored …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College has extended the contract of football coach Steve Addazio through 2022.Athletic Director Martin Jarmond made the announcement on Tuesday.Addazio led the Eagles to a 7-2 record and a No. 17 ranking in The Associated Press Top 25 before losses in their last three …

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