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Gov. Deval Patrick orders flags be ...

Gov. Deval Patrick orders flags be lowered to half-staff in honor of deceased soldier

Governor Deval Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday in honor of a deceased soldier.
Ex-Boston funeral director faces ar...

Ex-Boston funeral director faces arraignment

A former Boston funeral director charged with improperly storing bodies and stealing thousands of dollars in funeral pre-payments is facing arraignment.
Gov. Patrick moves 500 managers int...

Gov. Patrick moves 500 managers into the state public employee union

With less than three months left in his term, Governor Deval Patrick is getting some backlash for quietly moving 500 of his managers into the state public employee union.
Massport may privatize shipping por...

Massport may privatize shipping port to pay for dredging project in Boston Harbor

Massport may privatize a busy shipping port in order to pay for a massive dredging project in Boston Harbor.
Bus driver accused of driving drunk...

Bus driver accused of driving drunk with students on board to appear in court

A high school bus driver accused of driving drunk with students on board is due in court today.
North End assault suspect due in co...

North End assault suspect due in court on Monday

The suspect in a North End assault is due in court this morning.

Boston.com

Keene Is Not Ferguson?Despite the P...

Keene Is Not Ferguson?Despite the Police, Fires, and Tear Gas

It?s tempting to see parallels between the chaos at Keene State and the violence in Ferguson, Mo. But don?t conflate mob riots with righteous protest.
How Does This Happen? Bus Driver Ge...

How Does This Happen? Bus Driver Gets Third Drunken Driving Charge ? With Kids on Board

Hopkinton Police arrested a school bus driver and charged him with his third drunken driving offense after a coach on the bus called to express his concern about the safety of the students.
Boston Hair Salon Wants Nothing to ...

Boston Hair Salon Wants Nothing to Do with Anyone Who?s Been ?Anywhere Near West Africa?

Fears about Ebola spreading to Boston now could interrupt your haircut appointments.
Pumpkin Fest Organizer Defends Her ...

Pumpkin Fest Organizer Defends Her Actions After Interrupting Riot Broadcast

Local broadcaster Jared Goodell covered over eight hours of the event for local public access channel Cheshire TV, and said organizer Ruth Sterling abruptly interrupted his broadcast as he started reading a statement about the ongoing chaos from Keene State College President Ann Huot.
You?ve Never Seen the Tobin Bridge ...

You?ve Never Seen the Tobin Bridge Look This Beautiful

Everyone loves the Zakim bridge, but the Tobin can look pretty good in the right light, too.
Videos from Saturday's riots near K...

Videos from Saturday's riots near Keene State College in New Hampshire

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2 dead after fiery car crash in Mid...

2 dead after fiery car crash in Middleton

Crews are investigating a fiery crash that resulted in the deaths of two men in Middleton Sunday night.
Students clean up after mayhem near...

Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.
Cambridge police investigating guns...

Cambridge police investigating gunshots near MIT.

A gas station on Mass. Ave near MIT was struck by bullets early Monday morning.
Massachusetts gas prices down 22 ce...

Massachusetts gas prices down 22 cents since last month

Gas prices across Massachusetts are down to a level not seen since early 2011. According to AAA the aver cost of a self-serve gallon of regular gasoline is $3.17.
Serena Williams hits back at Russia...

Serena Williams hits back at Russian official

Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist.
Craft beer becomes $14.3-billion in...

Craft beer becomes $14.3-billion industry

Craft beer is a growing portion of the beer market, now a $14.3 billion industry with 3,093 breweries across the U.S. Nowhere is that more apparent than Asheville, North Carolina.

BostonHerald

Indiana mayor: Suspect in 7 deaths ...

Indiana mayor: Suspect in 7 deaths is sex offender

GARY, Ind. ? The mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas.

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson tells The Associated Press that the 43-year-old man in custody directed investigators to sites where bodies were found Saturday and Sunday.

Police haven't released the name of the man taken into custody after a 19-year-old woman was found fatally strangled Friday night at a Motel 6 in the neighboring city of Hammond.

Police detain 6 people after fan de...

Police detain 6 people after fan death in Brazil

SAO PAULO ? Brazilian police have detained six people after a confrontation that left a 21-year-old football fan dead this weekend, marking the third death involving rival supporter groups in Sao Paulo this year.

Authorities said Monday that the six men will be interrogated to explain their participation in the fighting that took place on a major highway just hours before the Brazilian league game between Palmeiras and Santos on Sunday at the Pacaembu Stadium.

Voynov suspended after domestic vio...

Voynov suspended after domestic violence charges

NEW YORK ? The NHL has indefinitely suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov because of domestic violence charges.

The league says he was arrested Monday morning but isn't providing other details. He will be paid during the investigation.

The NHL's collective bargaining agreement allows it to suspend players during a criminal investigation "where the failure to suspend the player during this period would create a substantial risk of material harm to the legitimate interests and/or reputation of the league."

Obama praises Supreme Court's ...

Obama praises Supreme Court's gay marriage orders

WASHINGTON ? President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.

Obama told The New Yorker that the court's Oct. 6 rejection of appeals from states seeking to preserve gay marriage bans is the best of his tenure.

The former law professor says although the court was not ready to expand gay marriage rights nationwide, "it was a consequential and powerful signal of the changes that have taken place in society and that the law is having to catch up."

Massachusetts gas prices drop 9 cen...

Massachusetts gas prices drop 9 cents per gallon

BOSTON ? Massachusetts gas prices continued their downward spiral, dropping another 9 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $3.17.

AAA Southern New England said Monday the cost of a gallon of self-serve, regular in the Bay State has now dropped 22 cents in the past month, prices are 21 cents lower than at the same time a year ago, and are at their lowest level since February 2011.

Yes despite the steep drop, Massachusetts prices are 7 cents above the national per-gallon average.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Sweet 16

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Sweet 16

As the regular season heads into the final week, we will see plenty of jostling for playoff seedings. Let?s put it into perspective for you.

Boston Channel

Ebola monitoring period over for 43...

Ebola monitoring period over for 43 Texans

Forty-three people who came into contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan are now officially cleared after not demonstrating any symptoms during a 21-day monitoring period, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Monday. One more will be cleared la...
AG: Man strangled girlfriend, shot ...

AG: Man strangled girlfriend, shot himself

Investigators said an autopsy confirmed that a woman and man were killed in a murder-suicide in Fremont last week.
School bus driver accused of drivin...

School bus driver accused of driving drunk with kids on bus

A Hopkinton school bus driver appears before a judge after he was accused of driving drunk with students on board.
Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 ...

Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 juror summonses

A federal judge says at least 1,000 people will be summoned to pick a jury for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Man pulls fire alarm to retrieve lo...

Man pulls fire alarm to retrieve lost cellphone, police say

A Revere man is charged with pulling a fire alarm at South Station so that he could retrieve his lost cellphone.
Worker hurt by equipment at landsca...

Worker hurt by equipment at landscaping job

A woman was injured Monday when she was hit by a piece of landscaping equipment at a job site on Woodward Street in Newton, according to fire officials.
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