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Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:57 PM

NH Official Resigns After Racist Obama Rant

Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Man With Guns Arrested Outside Boston University Graduation

Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Ex-Patriot Aaron Hernandez Partied Days After Alleged Murders

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez posed for photos and was "goofing around" with friends, days after allegedly murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub, NECN reported. The owner of Scooter World in Newport, Rhode Island said Hernandez and three of his friends rented scooters and jet-skis less than a week after the nightclub shootings. Hernandez was indicted last week by a grand jury in Massachusetts in the murders of the two men. Hernandez has maintained his innocence. Read »
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 3:09 PM

8 Injured in Massachusetts Bus Crash

Eight people have been injured after a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus crashed through a guardrail over the Massachusetts Pike in Newton on Sunday morning, NECN reported. Seven passengers and the bus driver were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The bus, which was partially hanging over the Massachusetts Pike, was secured and later removed, MBTA Transit Police said in a Twitter message. Read »
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Woman Falls Down Elevator Shaft at Fenway Park

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Doctors Reattach Teen's Arm Severed in Pasta Machine

Seventeen-year-old Brett Bouchard is recovering less than a month after he cut off his right arm in an accident at the restaurant where he works in upstate New York, NECN reported. The accident occurred when Bouchard was cleaning an industrial pasta maker, severing his right arm below the elbow. Since then he has undergone four operations at Massachusetts General Hospital to reattach his limb, as well as moving skin from other parts of his body to cover his arm. Read »
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Aaron Hernandez Indicted for 2012 Double Murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been indicted for murder in a 2012 double killing in Boston's South End, prosecutors announced Thursday morning. Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu and Safiro Teixeira Furtado were gunned down in a drive-by attack after leaving the Cure Lounge on July 16, 2012. No arrests were made at the time. Hernandez has been held without bail since he was charged with murder in the unrelated slaying of 27-year-old semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. Read »
Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10:14 AM

Hero Mom: "Either We Were Going to Die or I Had to Jump"

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6:53 PM

Snapped Clamp Blamed in Circus Acrobats' Fall

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 12:43 PM

Dad of Injured Acrobat: "Miracle" All Survived Fall

Eight high-flying acrobats suspended by their hair were injured after a platform collapsed at the Barnum & Bailey Circus at Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, Sunday afternoon. A ninth man on the ground suffered minor cuts. Roiter Neves, father of injured acrobat Widny Neves, said it's a miracle they all survived the plunge. Monday night's performance in Providence has been canceled. Read »
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6:52 AM

Squirrel Goes Nuts on Teen Trying to Take a Selfie

A Maine teen trying to get a selfie with a squirrel ended up with the furry critter attacking him and going down his shirt. Brian Genest, 17, was on a nature trail in Florida when he spotted a squirrel and took a selfie with the animal. "Right after that I was just flailing around like crazy. He was under my shirt and I could feel his claws, it was a little freaky," Genest said to New England Cable News. Genest's mom captured the failed photo op on her camera. Read »
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Mass.gov Apologizes for Sexual Assault Tweet

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 8:59 AM

Running Group Keeps Lingzi Lu's Memory Alive in Boston

A group of runners from Boston University are coming together at this year's Boston Marathon to keep alive the memory of Lingzi Lu, who was killed in the twin bombings last year. The Boston Athletic Association gave the Lu family 15 spots for runners in this year's event. The family chose to give seven of those to the Boston University community where Lu was a student. Read »
Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Iconic Father-Son Team Ready for Their Final Boston Marathon

A father-son team who ran the Boston Marathon together for three decades thought last year's event would be their last. But Dick Hoyt and his son Rick, who has cerebral palsy, are back for the 118th Boston Marathon to run and honor those who were killed and injured by the two bomb blasts at the finish line at last year's race. Click through to read their story. Read »
Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 3:43 PM

1st American Man Wins Boston Marathon Since ’83