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Couple sues Boston hospital over loss of baby's body

Jun. 24, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts couple whose prematurely born baby girl died less than two weeks after she was delivered has sued one of Boston's most prestigious hospitals for losing the infant's body, denying the parents the opportunity to hold a proper funeral and burial. The...

A new leader in the Philippines, and a family's old wounds

Jun. 24, 2022 11:38 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — He was the uncle I never met. But in my family's origin story, Emmanuel “Manny” Yap always loomed large. The life of great potential cut short. The cautionary tale. But also the reminder of doing what was right, no matter the cost. A rising leader...

Popular Fenway fixture Drago the German shepherd dies at 10

Jun. 24, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

No dog ever had a better yard to play in than Drago. Because as countless Boston Red Sox players and fans saw over the last decade, Drago's playground was Fenway Park. Sniffing along the Green Monster, exploring the dugouts or simply resting on the pitcher's mound...

Celtics look to future, draft Alabama's Davison at No. 53

Jun. 24, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics looked toward the future by selecting former Alabama guard JD Davison in the second round of the NBA draft on Thursday night. Davison was an SEC All-Freshman Team selection this past season for the Crimson Tide, averaging 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.3...

Massachusetts man pleads guilty in pandemic loan fraud case

Jun. 23, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who lied on his application for federal coronavirus business stimulus funds and then used some of the $400,000 he received to pay his mortgage has pleaded guilty to wire fraud, federal prosecutors said. Adley Bernadin, 44, of Stoughton, entered his...

Refsnyder hits 2-run homer as Red Sox sweep Tigers, 6-2

Jun. 22, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rob Refsnyder has learned just how fleeting opportunities are in the major leagues, bouncing around to five different teams in seven seasons. The 31-year-old is already feeling like his sixth stop in Boston is the one he's been waiting for. Refsnyder...

Jury: Construction company retaliated against immigrant

Jun. 22, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $650,000 in damages to a Massachusetts construction worker who said his employer retaliated against him after he was injured on the job by sparking an immigration investigation that led to his arrest. The jury on Tuesday ordered Tara...

Chaka Khan, Ukraine tribute highlight Boston Pops show

Jun. 22, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on the July Fourth holiday this year will feature guest artist and 10-time Grammy winner Chaka Khan as well as a performance of the Ukrainian national anthem, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday. The show at the...

Story's 3-run HR out of Fenway helps Red Sox beat Tigers 5-4

Jun. 21, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a three-run homer out of Fenway Park, Christian Vázquez added a solo shot for a key run in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Tuesday night. Boston, wearing unusual yellow jerseys with blue trim, went ahead 4-2...

Stevens: Adding depth, playmaker top priorities for Celtics

Jun. 21, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens knows the Celtics need to make changes this offseason if they hope to remain in the mix of what is expected to be a retooled group of teams competing at the top of the Eastern Conference next season. Just don’t expect Boston’s president of basketball...