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Jurors hear about Karen Read's blood alcohol level as murder trial enters fifth week

May. 28, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

A woman accused of leaving her Boston police officer boyfriend for dead in a snowbank after a night of drinking was still legally intoxicated or close to it roughly eight hours later, a former state police toxicologist testified Tuesday. Prosecutors say Karen Read dropped John...

Evaluation requested for suspect charged in stabbings at Massachusetts movie theater, McDonald's

May. 28, 2024 14:29 PM EDT

A Massachusetts individual was arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges including assault with the intent to murder after six people, including four girls at a movie theater, were stabbed and wounded in separate attacks, officials said. Jared Ravizza, 26, of Chilmark, a town on Martha's...

Suspect identified in stabbings at a Massachusetts theater and a McDonald’s

May. 27, 2024 14:44 PM EDT

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man will be arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges including assault with the intent to murder after six people, including four girls at a movie theater, were stabbed in separate attacks, officials said. Jared Ravizza, 26, of Chilmark, a town...

Man in custody after stabbings at a Massachusetts theater and a McDonald's

May. 26, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A man was taken into custody after six people, including four girls at a movie theater, were stabbed in separate attacks that may be connected, police in Massachusetts said. Police said a man came into the AMC Braintree 10 south of Boston at about 6 p.m....

Massachusetts governor adds to number of individuals eyed for pardons

May. 24, 2024 15:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey has recommended another three individuals for pardons, putting her on track to push for more individual pardons in her first year and a half as governor than her two immediate predecessors recommended in their eight years in office. It...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 24, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

Portland Press Herald. May 19, 2024. Editorial: Decline in overdose deaths is something to build on In response to the news, Gov. Mills encouraged ‘cautious optimism.’ That’s the right approach. According to provisional national data released...

5 things to know about Memorial Day, including its evolution and controversies

May. 23, 2024 12:16 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Memorial Day is supposed to be about mourning the nation’s fallen service members, but it’s come to anchor the unofficial start of summer and a long weekend of discounts on anything from mattresses to lawn mowers. But for people such as Manuel Castañeda...

Three little piggies at a yoga class = maximum happiness

May. 23, 2024 08:06 AM EDT

SPENCER, Mass. (AP) — Three little piggies went to a yoga class. Their human companions had a blast. Wilbur, Charlotte and Bluey fit right into a growing trend of yoga with animals, adding some fun to the usual physical and mental wellness exercises at a class in...

BJ's: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 23, 2024 06:52 AM EDT

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $111 million. The Marlborough, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 83 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for...

Colonial gets modern upgrades during a Hanse-led restoration inspired by 1941 US Open

May. 22, 2024 21:39 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Work was already underway on a complete renovation of the historic Colonial course the day after Emiliano Grillo won on the second playoff hole last May. There are plenty of modern upgrades at “Hogan's Alley,” but a significant goal of the $20...