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Walker gets hot late, scores 29 as Celtics beat Mavs 116-106

Nov. 11, 2019 11:36 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker took on some extra responsibility at the offensive end in Boston's first game since Gordon Hayward broke his left hand. Walker made a trio of key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 29 points, Jaylen Brown added 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Celtics beat the...

Report: Neo-Nazi group posts flyers at Boston University

Nov. 11, 2019 3:34 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — An organization that tracks the online activity of extremist groups says a neo-Nazi group has posted a video showing members placing recruitment posters around a Massachusetts university. The Site Intelligence Group said Monday the neo-Nazi group, The Base, posted a 46-second video on...

Farabee scores in shootout, Flyers beat Bruins 3-2

Nov. 11, 2019 12:31 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Joel Farabee and Carter Hart came through to help the Philadelphia Flyers pull out another late win. Farabee scored the lone shootout goal and Hart made some timely saves down the stretch to fend off a Boston Bruins comeback in Philadelphia's 3-2 win. The Flyers won their season-high fourth...

Whyte scores 23 points, leads Boston U in 91-63 win

Nov. 9, 2019 4:22 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Walter Whyte hit four 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Boston University overcame a slow start to beat Division III-member Polytechnic University 91-63 on Saturday. Sukhmail Mathon scored 12 points and had nine boards, Max Mahoney added 12 points and Andrew Petcash scored 11 for the...

WWII soldier laid to rest in Boston after remains identified

Nov. 9, 2019 3:04 PM EST

NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts solider killed in World War II has been laid to rest after his remains were recently identified. WCVB-TV reports a memorial service was held Saturday at St. Joseph church in Needham, Massachusetts for U.S. Army 1st Lt. Joseph Edward Finneran. He was then buried with...

Vermont police seeking witnesses to highway shooting death

Nov. 9, 2019 10:42 AM EST

ROCKINGHAMWESTMINSTER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police investigators are seeking witnesses to the death of a Boston delivery-truck driver who was found shot to death in his truck on Route 103 in Rockingham. The Brattleboro Reformer reports that on Friday troopers were stopping people on Route 103, handing...

Officials: Chemical mixture applied by a second employee

Nov. 8, 2019 6:32 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say the chemical mixture that resulted in the death of a Buffalo Wild Wings employee was applied by another employee. Burlington fire officials' preliminary investigation Friday shows that 32-year-old Ryan Baldera was overcome by the fumes after a second...

Bloomberg opens door to 2020 Democratic run for president

Nov. 8, 2019 6:09 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that the current field of candidates is ill equipped to defeat President Donald Trump. Bloomberg, who initially ruled out a 2020 run, has not made a...

Governor asks court to release 38 Studios grand jury records

Nov. 7, 2019 5:02 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is asking the state Supreme Court to release records from the grand jury investigation into the state's deal with a video game company owned by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. The Providence Journal reports Raimondo's senior counsel...

Vaping industry drops fed lawsuit against Massachusetts ban

Nov. 7, 2019 3:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The vaping industry has dropped its federal lawsuit challenging Massachusetts' temporary ban on the sale of vaping products while a separate suit advances in state court. The Vapor Technology Association filed notice late Wednesday dismissing its lawsuit in Boston federal court. The...