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Gov. Baker Calls Accusations Against Kavanaugh ‘Sickening’
Gov. Baker calls the accusations made by women against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ''sickening'' and deserving of an ''independent investigation.''
Legionnaires’ Disease Reported At Boston VA Hospital
Water at three Veterans Affairs hospitals in Boston is being tested after a patient was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease. The Boston Globe reports that the VA Healthcare System announced the diagnosis Friday and is testing water at its hospitals in the city's Brockton, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury neighborhoods...
Josh Gordon Traded to the Patriots
The Browns have traded problematic wide receiver Josh Gordon to the New England Patriots.
Explosions and Fires in Dozens of Homes in Andover, Lawrence
Officials in Andover say at least three people have been injured in the town after a series of fires that authorities blame on a natural gas issue.
Pot Regulators Preparing to Vote on Testing Lab Licenses
Massachusetts marijuana regulators are preparing to vote on the licensing of two independent testing labs - an action that could move the state closer to its first recreational pot sales.
Woman Rescued After Falling From Boat in Narragansett Bay
NEWPORT, R.I. — A Rhode Island woman has been rescued after apparently falling off a sailboat and being stranded for hours on an island in Narragansett Bay. The U.S. Coast Guard says the woman said she fell off her husband's 39-foot sailboat sometime Friday afternoon as they were sailing from Newport to East Greenwich...
Was a Great White Shark to Blame for Attack on Cape Cod?
Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark.
The Massachusetts Sales Tax-Free Weekend Is Here
BOSTON — A law approved by the Legislature and signed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker waives the state's 6.25 percent sales tax Saturday and Sunday on most things sold in retail stores. Items excluded from the sales tax holiday include tobacco products, restaurant meals, motor vehicles and anything that costs more than $2,500...
New Father, Fall River Man Both Killed in Head-On Crash
A Mashpee man who was returning from a hospital visit with his wife and newborn daughter has died in a head-on car crash on Cape Cod along with a Fall River man.
Man Accused of Killing Sgt. Sean Gannon Indicted
A Massachusetts grand jury has handed up an indictment for a man charged with the murder of a police officer.