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Family of teen killed during gas explosions settles lawsuit

Jul. 9, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The family of a high school student who was killed during a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts last year has reached a settlement with the utility involved in the disaster, a lawyer for the family and the company announced Tuesday. Financial details were not disclosed....

24 kilos of drugs, 14 arrested in major drug ring takedown

Jun. 20, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities arrested 14 people and seized more than 24 kilograms (53 pounds) of fentanyl, heroin and cocaine as a result of a two-year drug trafficking investigation, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Thursday. It's the biggest takedown of a major opioid trafficking operation...