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Feds: Police officer used baton to strike detainee

Nov. 30, 2022 15:35 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested a Massachusetts police officer they allege used a baton to strike a man in custody and then failed to mention the incident in two reports. Following an FBI investigation, Fall River Officer Nicholas M. Hoar, 35, was indicted...

UK royals travel to Boston with eye on environment prize

Nov. 30, 2022 15:35 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The first overseas trip by the Prince and Princess of Wales since the death of Queen Elizabeth II began Wednesday, an occasion to show the world as much about who they are not as who they are. With their three-day visit to Boston, focused on Prince William’s...

Married couple found dead in home; police search for suspect

Nov. 30, 2022 15:19 PM EST

MARSHFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts are looking for a 27-year-old man they say was involved in the killings of a married couple in a community south of Boston, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Carl Mattson and Vicki Mattson, both 70, were found dead with “obvious...

Man pleads guilty to lewd, inappropriate behavior on flight

Nov. 30, 2022 10:13 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A 76-year-old man accused of performing lewd acts and touching a 21-year-old woman's leg without her consent on a Boston-bound flight earlier this year has pleaded guilty, federal prosecutors said. The Bonita Springs, Florida man faces up to 90 days in prison at...

Bruins extend NHL-record season-opening home win streak

Nov. 30, 2022 00:50 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored twice and the Boston Bruins extended their NHL-record streak of home victories to open a season to 13 games with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Backup goalie Jeremy Swayman made 27 saves and Brad Marchand added an...

Police: Remains at Boston apartment building are 4 infants

Nov. 29, 2022 11:47 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Human remains found at a Boston apartment building earlier this month are those of four infants, police said. The remains are of two boys and two girls, Boston police said in a statement posted on the department's website Monday. No arrests have been announced and an...

Ex-mayor, elected at age 23, loses corruption case appeal

Nov. 29, 2022 10:42 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the extortion and fraud convictions of a once-celebrated young Massachusetts mayor who was found guilty of extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses. In a ruling published on Monday, the 1st U.S. Circuit...

Smart dishes 15, scores 22, Celtics crush Hornets 140-105

Nov. 28, 2022 23:07 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year showed he can do it on offense, too. Celtics point guard Marcus Smart had a career-high 15 assists on Monday night, adding 22 points to help Boston beat the Charlotte Hornets 140-105 and give the defending Eastern...

Prince William focuses U.S. trip on climate amid Harry row

Nov. 28, 2022 04:27 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and the Princess of Wales will be looking to focus attention on their Earthshot Prize for environmental innovators when they make their first visit to the United States in eight years this week, a trip clouded by tensions with William's brother, Prince Harry, and his...

Brown scores 36, Tatum-less Celtics outlast Wizards 130-121

Nov. 27, 2022 21:45 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart laughs when he thinks about how far Jaylen Brown has come since he was a rookie. There were moments during that 2016 season when he remembers a 19-year-old Brown at times recklessly driving 1-on-5 and throwing up wild shots at the rim. ...