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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — N’Keal Harry has not had the sort of debut season that might be expected from a first-round NFL draft choice.The wide receiver from Arizona State, picked 32nd overall by the New England Patriots in the draft, was placed on injured reserve after the final cuts …
HOUSTON (AP) — A baby boy born in Texas without much of his skin is finally at home after months of treatment involving grafts of skin grown in a lab from his own cells.Ten-month-old Ja’bari Gray was released Wednesday from the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, where he …
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Deval Patrick launched what he acknowledged to be a “Hail Mary” bid on Thursday for the Democratic presidential nomination, testing whether voters sifting through an already crowded field are open to hearing from new candidates less than three months …
The National Women’s Hockey League announced Thursday it had added enough financial backing after a two-month capital campaign to ensure its viability beyond its fifth season this year.The league declined to reveal specifics in noting its number of private investors has grown beyond 20 with …
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fire lieutenant who died looking for a baby possibly trapped inside a burning home will be laid to rest next week.The city of Worcester announced Thursday that calling hours for Lt. Jason Menard are scheduled for Sunday at the Mercadante Funeral Home.A …
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state medical examiners have confirmed that an Olympic discus thrower found dead in his hotel room in September died from a fentanyl overdose.KOMO-TV reports that Snohomish County medical examiners ruled that the death of 42-year-old Jarred Rome was an …
EASTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Several sea turtles have washed ashore along Cape Cod Bay since frigid temperatures hit the area.The Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary says 18 sea turtles have washed ashore, mostly in Eastham, and hundreds more cold-stunned turtles …
BOSTON (AP) — Twelve students and a staff member at a Boston middle school were taken to the hospital after pepper spray was released in the cafeteria.Boston Public Schools say firefighters responded to the Washington Irving Middle School in the city’s Roslindale neighborhood at about …
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say three elementary school children were taken to the hospital for evaluation when the van they were in collided with a pickup truck and rolled onto its side.The collision occurred in Brockton at about 9 a.m. Thursday.The Brockton school department in a …
BOSTON (AP) — Federal aviation authorities say two commercial flights approaching Boston’s airport reported a green laser being aimed at their planes.The Federal Aviation Administration told The Boston Globe in statement that both incidents occurred within an hour of each other on …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2020 presidential bid (all times local):11:55 a.m.Deval (deh-VAL') Patrick has filed for the New Hampshire presidential primary as he officially begins a last-minute 2020 campaign.The former Massachusetts …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins.In an announcement video, Patrick highlighted his poverty-stricken childhood on …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Losing to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl two years ago still bugs Tom Brady, even though the New England Patriots rebounded to win their sixth title last season."That's a lot of mental scar tissue from that year," Brady said in his weekly radio appearance on …
PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts police officers accused of involvement in an excessive force case have been cleared of wrongdoing.A jury determined Tuesday that Peabody officers David McGovern and Antonio Santos were not civilly liable for the injuries sustained by a 16-year-old boy …
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh has filed for the New Hampshire presidential primary, officially giving President Donald Trump two major Republican primary challengers in the early voting state.Walsh has centered his longshot bid squarely on Trump. He’s …
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who traveled to New Jersey to have sex with someone he thought was an 8-year-old girl has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison.Federal prosecutors say Richard Bly posted an online advertisement in February 2017, seeking parents who would let him …
GLASTENBURY, Vt. (AP) — State police say an injured hiker on the Appalachian Trail in southern Vermont was brought to safety by rescue crews.Police say they received a call at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday from an injured and ill-equipped hiker near the Goddard Shelter in Glastenbury.Rescue …
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts high school is in mourning after the sudden and unexpected death of a popular teacher.Authorities say 38-year-old Kevin Harrington was pronounced dead at the hospital after collapsing in a classroom at Taconic High School in Pittsfield on Wednesday …
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. senators across the Northeast are working to create new regional greenhouse gas reduction programs and expand existing efforts.Led by Sen. Maggie Hassan, a Democrat from New Hampshire, the group has introduced bipartisan legislation to support and expand programs …
BOSTON (AP) — A man who was considered a suspect in the heist of about $500 million worth of artwork from a Boston museum has been released from prison.The Boston Globe reports that David Turner was freed on Wednesday after serving 21 years for his role in the 1999 planned armed robbery of …

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