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Police arrest Springfield man, conf...

Police arrest Springfield man, confiscate over $300K in street drugs

A Springfield man was arrested Friday after police found more than $300,000 in street drugs at his house.
Staples data breach affected 1.2 mi...

Staples data breach affected 1.2 million

Over 100 stores were affected nationwide, including four in Massachusetts.
Christmas 1914: The day even WWI sh...

Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity

With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht" ("Silent Night, Holy Night").
Local woman finds way to keep hair ...

Local woman finds way to keep hair during chemo

After a double mastectomy and a year of chemo, Jill Thorpe is feeling better just in time for Christmas with her family.
Home confinement ordered for ex-pha...

Home confinement ordered for ex-pharmacy officials

The two men facing the most serious charges in connection with a deadly meningitis outbreak traced back to tainted drugs at the New England Compounding Center have been released from federal custody.
Melrose store banned from selling l...

Melrose store banned from selling lottery tickets after scamming handicapped woman

A Melrose convenience store is no longer selling lottery tickets following allegations that the store owner tried to scam a mentally handicapped woman.

Boston.com

In Letter, JFK Promised Little Girl...

In Letter, JFK Promised Little Girl the Soviets Won?t Hurt Santa Claus

In 1961, the United States received intelligence that the Soviet Union might begin testing nuclear bombs in the North Pole. One scared little girl wrote to President John F. Kennedy, worried about the North Pole?s most famous resident.
Melrose Store?s Lottery License Sus...

Melrose Store?s Lottery License Suspended After Owner Allegedly Tried to Scam Disabled Woman

RD?s Deli and Market in Melrose has had its lottery license suspended after its owner allegedly tried to scam a mentally disabled woman out of her winnings, giving her $950 for a $10,000 ticket.
Disrepair Causes City to Close Nort...

Disrepair Causes City to Close Northern Avenue Bridge

Boston?s Northern Ave Bridge, built in 1908, has been closed by the city.
Nationwide Credit Card Data Breach ...

Nationwide Credit Card Data Breach Affects Four Mass. Staples Stores

Customers who made purchases at four Massachusetts Staples stores between Aug. 10 and Sept. 16 this year should actively monitor their credit card accounts for fraudulent charges.
Springfield Police Seize Guns, Drug...

Springfield Police Seize Guns, Drugs Worth $300K in Raid

Jason Arias, 31, of Springfield was arrested Friday night after police seized a huge stash of illegal drugs from his Chase Avenue home.
Tsarnaev Friend Changes Plea to Gui...

Tsarnaev Friend Changes Plea to Guilty in Heroin, Gun Charges

Stephen Silva, charged with once possessing the gun that authorities claim was used to kill MIT police officer Sean Collier, changed his plea to guilty on Friday after initially pleading not guilty in August.

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AP sources: 2nd NYC cop killed in a...

AP sources: 2nd NYC cop killed in ambush shooting

Officials say a second New York City officer has died after a gunman ambushed them inside their patrol car before committing suicide.
Holiday Helping 2014 -- Sarah Frenc...

Holiday Helping 2014 -- Sarah French

Sarah French, her husband Chris and their dog Buddy baking some irresistible holiday cookies in this edition of 7News Holiday Helping.
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony,...

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony.
State Dept. warns US travelers to b...

State Dept. warns US travelers to be extra careful

The State Department is warning Americans traveling abroad to be extra cautious over the holidays.
Fired Dracut teacher has outburst i...

Fired Dracut teacher has outburst in court room

A former Dracut High School teacher was in court Friday accused of causing a nuisance and trying to get into the building.
Sony on shelving 'The Interview': '...

Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice'

Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defended its decision to shelve "The Interview," claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film's Christmas Day theatrical release.

BostonHerald

Police: 1 NYC cop dead in shooting,...

Police: 1 NYC cop dead in shooting, 2nd critical

NEW YORK ? An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically injuring a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said.

The shooting took place in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Both officers were rushed to Woodhull hospital, where one was pronounced dead. Police had said at least one of the officers was shot in the head.

Historic sailing vessel to get $6M ...

Historic sailing vessel to get $6M restoration

NEW BEDFORD ? The state's official sailing vessel is getting a sprucing up.

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation says a combination of private and public money will be used to rehabilitate and restore the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey, currently berthed in New Bedford.

The vessel was launched in 1894 in Essex. It was purchased in 1926 by Arctic explorer Robert Bartlett, and once reached within 600 miles of the North Pole.

Massachusetts adding $15M for suppo...

Massachusetts adding $15M for supportive housing

BOSTON ? Gov. Deval Patrick's administration says it is directing $15 million toward the development of supportive housing for veterans, the homeless and some low-income families in the state.

With the addition of 235 new supportive housing units, officials say they have now funded more than 3,000 units, tripling a goal set by the governor in 2012.

Supportive housing, operated in conjunction with nonprofit agencies around the state, aims to help individuals or families that are homeless or could become homeless, or are at risk of being institutionalized.

Obama takes foreign policy risk, bu...

Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

WASHINGTON ? President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold and risky action, if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides.

It's a pattern Obama followed during clandestine talks with Iran that led to an interim nuclear deal and in under-the-radar discussions with China on a climate change agreement announced last month.

Blocks help Florida State beat Sout...

Blocks help Florida State beat South Florida 75-62

SUNRISE, Fla. ? With less than 30 seconds left and the game decided, Florida State's Jarquez Smith was still making it tough for South Florida to get the ball to the basket.

Smith swatted away an attempt in the closing moments to give the Seminoles a school record-tying 15 blocked shots, and they beat South Florida 75-62 Saturday in the Orange Bowl Classic.

Smith had six blocks and scored eight consecutive points during a pivotal stretch. His block total was a season high for the 6-foot-9 freshman, and 7-3 Boris Bojanovsky added three blocks.

Hoosiers hold on to upset No. 23 Bu...

Hoosiers hold on to upset No. 23 Butler 82-73

INDIANAPOLIS ? Troy Williams matched his career high with 22 points and Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell added 20 to help Indiana beat No. 23 Butler 82-73 on Saturday.

Coach Tom Crean earned his 300th victory. Indiana (9-2) beat a ranked opponent for the 17th time since 2011-12, the most in the Big Ten.

Kellen Dunham led Butler (8-3) with 23 points. The Bulldogs lost their second straight to a power conference foe.

Boston Channel

Camera captures Grinch stealing pac...

Camera captures Grinch stealing package from doorstep

A South End man caught a thief on camera stealing his FedEx package and wants the public's help in turning him into Boston authorities.
Serious crash snarls traffic on 495

Serious crash snarls traffic on 495

A serious crash closed multiple lanes and snarled traffic on Route 495 Saturday afternoon.
2 New York police officers shot to ...

2 New York police officers shot to death

Two New York City police officers were shot and killed ambush-style Saturday as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn, according to two law enforcement sources. Both officers were shot in the head, one of the sources said. Few other details were a...
Maine fire ravages apartment buildi...

Maine fire ravages apartment building

A fire likely caused hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage to a Maine apartment Saturday morning.
Phone scam targets residents with h...

Phone scam targets residents with home security systems

Police are warning Dartmouth residents about a phone scam targeting homeowners with home security systems. 
3 injured, 2 seriously, when car hi...

3 injured, 2 seriously, when car hits pole

A man was rushing an overdose victim to the hospital in Brockton Saturday when his car hit a utility pole, injuring himself and two passengers. 
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