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1 teen killed, 2 hurt in triple stabbing in Boston

Jan. 26, 2020 2:58 PM EST

One teenager was killed and two others were hurt in a triple stabbing in Boston that started as an altercation between two groups of youths, police said. A 16-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the altercation in the city's Dorchester neighborhood just before 5 p.m. Saturday,...

Ex-Fox anchor Carlson to highlight non-disclosure agreements

Jan. 26, 2020 2:50 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The former Fox News anchor whose sexual harassment lawsuit led to the downfall of then-Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes is scheduled to visit the Massachusetts Statehouse to highlight the continued use of non-disclosure agreements. Gretchen Carlson, whose lawsuit is included in the film...

Report: Massachusetts got $160M to house ICE detainees

Jan. 26, 2020 12:45 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has received more than $160 million from federal immigration authorities since 2012, most of which went to four county jails in exchange for housing and transporting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees, according to a report in The Boston Sunday Globe that cited...

Suspect in armed standoff heading to court

Jan. 26, 2020 9:53 AM EST

HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who barricaded himself inside his apartment and shot at responding officers before surrendering peacefully several hours later is headed to court. Pharaoh Yahtues, 37, is being held without bail pending his arraignment Monday on several charges including armed...

Lawmakers to hold public hearing on Baker health care bill

Jan. 26, 2020 9:08 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are planning to hold a public hearing this week for a sweeping bill filed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker that would overhaul the state's health care system. Baker said the bill would cut down the hidden costs that currently blindside consumers while requiring walk-in...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a town hall meeting Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Volatility defines Democratic race as candidates flood Iowa

Jan. 25, 2020 10:39 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she...

Kirkwood scores 17 to lead Harvard over Dartmouth 70-66

Jan. 25, 2020 10:37 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Noah Kirkwood had 17 points and seven rebounds as Harvard extended its win streak to eight games, edging past Dartmouth 70-66 on Saturday night. Chris Lewis had 13 points and nine rebounds for Harvard (13-4, 2-0 Ivy League). Chris Ledlum added 12 points. Danilo Djuricic had seven...

Lamb scores 20 as Vermont routs UMass Lowell 92-62

Jan. 25, 2020 10:31 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 20 points as Vermont rolled past UMass Lowell 92-62 on Saturday night. Ryan Davis had 16 points and seven rebounds for Vermont (15-6, 5-1 America East Conference), which won its fifth straight. Stef Smith added 11 points and Bailey Patella scored 10. The Catamounts...

FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo, the DraftKings logo is displayed at the sports betting company headquarters in Boston. Sports gambling giant DraftKings won't give a former

Ex-'Bachelor' contestant stripped of $1M fantasy sports win

Jan. 25, 2020 6:59 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Sports gambling giant DraftKings won't give a former "Bachelor” contestant the $1 million prize for winning an online fantasy football contest after she and her husband were accused of cheating. Jade Roper-Tolbert, who appeared in “The Bachelor” and "Bachelor in Paradise"...

Ex-trooper denies collecting pay for holidays he didn't work

Jan. 25, 2020 4:48 PM EST

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A retired Massachusetts State Police lieutenant has pleaded not guilty to collecting more than $11,500 in holiday pay he had not earned. David Andrade, 47, of Westport, was released on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty Friday in Fall River Superior Court to larceny...