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Police shoot, injure man in Massachusetts mall parking lot

Sep. 22, 2020 12:09 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Mass. (AP) — Police shot and injured a man armed with a knife and acting in a threatening manner in the parking lot of a Massachusetts mall early Tuesday morning, authorities said. Officers responded to the Kingston Collection mall just before 3 a.m. after getting 911 call from a mall security...

Rhode Island man gets 17 years for armed bank robbery

Sep. 22, 2020 10:24 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Rhode Island man who exchanged gunfire with police during a bank robbery in Massachusetts has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, federal prosecutors say. Daniel Rosado, 32, of Providence, entered the Somerville bank in May 2019, fired a shot into the ceiling, threatened to shoot bank...

T worker who died at bus yard described as 'dedicated'

Sep. 22, 2020 9:14 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The person who died after getting struck by a vehicle at a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus yard has been identified as a “dedicated and hardworking" employee who had worked for the agency for nearly two decades. Bernadin Etienne, 62, died at the hospital shortly after he...

MBTA worker dies after accident at agency bus yard

Sep. 21, 2020 10:44 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An employee of the Boston area's public transit system has been killed at an agency bus yard, the agency's head said Monday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority worker was injured at the bus yard in the city's Charlestown neighborhood at about 5 a.m., transit police said. The...

Boston Red Sox's Tanner Houck delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Red Sox finally snap skid vs Yankees, who clinch spot anyway

Sep. 20, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Despite dismal results against the New York Yankees this season, at least the Boston Red Sox didn’t have to watch their longtime rivals enjoy clinching a playoff berth at Fenway Park. They made sure of that by finally beating the Yankees this year. Hours later, however, the Yankees...

Boston public schools to start; NH high school sports resume

Sep. 20, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

A look at developments related to the coronavirus in New England on Sunday: ___ MASSACHUSETTS Boston Public Schools are starting up on Monday with full remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. Schools will later move to a hybrid model that will include some in-person learning. Boston Schools...

Protesters call for renaming of Faneuil Hall

Sep. 20, 2020 1:18 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Protesters are calling for Boston to rename Faneuil Hall, a marketplace building, because its namesake traded and owned slaves. Demonstrators gathered outside Faneuil Hall on Saturday to call for Mayor Marty Walsh to hold a meeting about changing the name. The hall was named after merchant...

New York Yankees' Clint Frazier (77) celebrates his two-run home run that also drove in Luke Voit, behind, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Happ, Frazier lift Yanks over Red Sox for 10th straight win

Sep. 20, 2020 1:19 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Less than two weeks removed from a slide that threatened to derail their season, the New York Yankees are on the cusp of another postseason berth. J.A. Happ pitched eight scoreless innings, Clint Frazier hit a two-run home run and the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Saturday night for...

College students wear masks our of concern for the coronavirus on the Boston College campus, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

8th death linked to wedding outbreak; 'Big Papi' had COVID

Sep. 19, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A look at developments related to the coronavirus in New England on Saturday. MAINE An eighth death has been linked to a coronavirus outbreak stemming from a wedding and reception in the northern part of Maine. The man who died was in his 80s and from Somerset County, the Maine Center for...

1 dead, 2 injured in South End shooting

Sep. 19, 2020 8:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — One man was killed and two others injured in a shooting in a South End neighborhood of Boston Friday night, police said. The shooting happened shortly before 8 p.m. near the intersection of Hammond and Westminster streets. The victims, two in their early 30s and one in his early 40s, were...