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WASHINGTON (AP) — David Ortiz drew so many pals and well-wishers, it took him nearly three minutes just to climb a few dugout steps. He then swung behind the batting cage, gave Vladimir Guerrero a playful pat, and spotted another Hall of Famer along the first base side."What's goin' on, …
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a bystander and police officer in Massachusetts following a vehicle crash and foot chase. (all times local):3:50 p.m.The governor of Massachusetts says he's saddened to learn of the deaths of a local police officer and a bystander …
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase.Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own firearm around 7:30 a.m. …
BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday to enter the All-Star break with their best record since 1949.Brock Holt also drove in two runs for …
BOSTON (AP) — A man is hospitalized from injuries sustained during a large fight in Boston.Boston police say a male victim suffered injuries that are life-threatening during a house fight in the neighborhood of Dorchester on Saturday night.He was found unresponsive in a crowd of at least 30 …
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Three Massachusetts teenagers charged with stealing a gun from a retired police officer are heading to court.The Sun of Lowell reports that the boys, all age 15 or 16, are scheduled to appear in Lawrence Juvenile Court on Monday to answer to charges of possession of a …
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts officer, bystander have died from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took an officer's gun, fired.
EASTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Officials say one firefighter has been transported to the hospital during a blaze that sent several Massachusetts fire departments to the rescue.Firefighters responded to a house fire in Eastham on Sunday morning. All residents escaped the house without injury, but one …
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are in the middle of a debate about how best to increase spending on local school districts.At the heart of the discussion is the state's 25-year-old education funding formula — known as the "foundation budget" — which was a key element of …
BOSTON (AP) — Kids in Boston, Worcester and other Massachusetts cities will get to splash around in the pool a little bit longer for the next month.State officials say eight state pools and two spray decks managed by the Department of Conversation and Recreation will have extended hours on …
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A city in Massachusetts is promising to spruce up its witch trials memorial that some people have complained is already starting to look shabby just a year after it was unveiled.About a dozen young trees at the memorial for 19 people who were hanged at Proctor's Ledge in …
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out at a home in Boston.Firefighters responded to reports of a fire on Tonawanda Street In the Dorchester neighborhood late Saturday night and found smoke and flames coming out of the home's attic.Six people …
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island man was shot in the head in Massachusetts, but is expected to survive.Authorities say a 19-year-old Woonsocket man was shot in the head in Worcester, and is being treated at St. Vincent Hospital.Police were notified of the shooting at 6 p.m. Saturday …
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers have a little more than two weeks to complete work on numerous bills, some of which were filed at the Statehouse a year or more ago.Formal meetings of the 2017-2018 legislative session end on July 31, after which only routine, non-controversial measures …
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Chris Pontius scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the 93rd minute, and the 10-man the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied with two stoppage-time goals to beat the 10-man New England Revolution 3-2 on Saturday night.Dave Romney made it 2-all for the Galaxy (8-7-4) …
BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts relaxed to the beat of his favorite walk-up song. Three pitchers later, he was stunned by excitement rounding the bases.Bogaerts hit a game-ending grand slam with one out in 10th inning, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 29th homer to carry the …
BOSTON (AP) — Teammates have long stopped laughing at J.D. Martinez and his iPad.Boston's All-Star slugger is serious about every swing he takes, even in batting practice, and he has the tape to prove it. Get to the park early enough for Red Sox BP, and you'll see a pair of iPads attached …
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police say they are investigating a shooting in Massachusetts that took a turn when a bag of drugs fell out of the pocket of a hospitalized victim.A 21-year-old man was shot twice in the back Friday night in Worcester, and was uncooperative with authorities at St. …
CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man fled the site of a break-in only to be arrested during a foot chase.Twenty-six-year-old Deronde Bethea of Brockton was one of several men trying to flee a house Friday night on Rockland Road in Canton when he jumped out of a vehicle and …
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez had to leave Saturday's game in the sixth inning with a sprained right ankle after tumbling over Toronto's Lourdes Gurriel Jr. attempting to cover first on a grounder.Rodriguez, off to his third straight scoreless start, got to the bag at …

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