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Obama calls in to Massachusetts gov...

Obama calls in to Massachusetts governor's show

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded calls on hundreds of subjects during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. But this call was one of a kind.
Massachusetts gains jobs, unemploym...

Massachusetts gains jobs, unemployment rate down

Massachusetts gained an estimated 13,500 jobs in November while the unemployment rate stood at 5.8 percent, down from 6 percent in the previous month.
Boston man convicted of killing nei...

Boston man convicted of killing neighbor

A Boston man has been sentenced to life in prison for beating his 50-year-old neighbor to death with a baseball bat. Cristian Rodriguez was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Wednesday following his conviction in Suffolk Superior Court on a first-degree murder charge for the February 2012 death of Roosevelt Harris.
Will may require woman's dog to be ...

Will may require woman's dog to be euthanized

An Indiana woman loved her dog so much she wanted her ashes mixed with the dog's ashes and buried with her when she died.The woman, Connie Lay, recently died.
2 in meningitis outbreak case to be...

2 in meningitis outbreak case to be released

Two men at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people will be released from custody, pending trial on criminal charges.
Firefighters help local mother deli...

Firefighters help local mother deliver baby

A local family is a little bit bigger after firefighters had to help bring their baby into the world on Thursday.

Boston.com

Judging a governor by his economic ...

Judging a governor by his economic policies

All of the big levers are kept in Washington, including the Federal Reserve?s authority to set interest rates and Congress?s ability to support deficit spending.
Woman Injured in Elevator Shaft Sue...

Woman Injured in Elevator Shaft Sues Red Sox Owner, Elevator Company for Damages

22-year-old Elisabeth Scotland sued Fenway Sports Group and Otis Elevator Company for damages in Superior Court on Wednesday.
?Barack Obama, Formerly of Somervil...

?Barack Obama, Formerly of Somerville? Wishes Gov. Deval Patrick Well on Live Radio

?Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville? gave a surprise call to WGBH?s final ?Ask the Governor? segment on Thursday to offer good wishes to outgoing Gov. Deval Patrick.
Teacher Faces Charges After Alleged...

Teacher Faces Charges After Allegedly Showing Up Drunk to Class

John Edward Hansen Jr., a Spanish teacher at Southington High School in Connecticut, is facing disorderly conduct charges after he allegedly showed up to school drunk on November 6.
Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping...

Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

The victim told police Alejandro Done struck her with his hands, strangled her, locked her inside the vehicle and sexually assaulted her after driving to a secluded location.
Todashev Relative Disrupts Tsarnaev...

Todashev Relative Disrupts Tsarnaev Appearance in Federal Court

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?s appearance at a pretrial hearing this morning was punctuated by an interruption in Russian and English from a woman in the courtroom gallery.

Whdh-TV

Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st t...

Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and his lawyer said the defense will ask to delay his upcoming trial.
Ex-Dracut teacher arrested for tres...

Ex-Dracut teacher arrested for trespassing on school property

A teacher who had been fired from Dracut High School was arrested Thursday after violating a restraining order and attempting to enter the school.
Solve it 7: Stolen Scooter

Solve it 7: Stolen Scooter

A Dorchester man was robbed of his motorized scooter two years ago, but an unexpected letter arrived in the mail and had him feeling like a victim all over again.
2 in meningitis outbreak case to be...

2 in meningitis outbreak case to be released

Two men at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people around the U.S. will be released from custody, pending their criminal trials, a federal judge in Boston ruled Thursday.
Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks in...

Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks in package deal

The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.
Boston safe house for sex trade vic...

Boston safe house for sex trade victims to shut down

One of two homes for women in New England that are victims of sex trafficking had to shut its doors, leaving the non-profit organization to wonder if they will find enough funding to keep it open.

BostonHerald

Bradley routs Eureka 80-38

Bradley routs Eureka 80-38

PEORIA, Ill. ? Tramique Sutherland scored 17 points in his first game of the season Thursday to lead Bradley in an 80-38 rout of Division III Eureka.

Sutherland, who missed the season's first nine games with a fractured finger, had six assists and shot 8 of 12 from the field.

Auston Barnes scored 14, Ka'Darryl Bell had 12, and Josh Cunningham scored 10 and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Braves (4-6).

Bradley never trailed, and opened with an 18-8 run to build a 43-26 halftime lead.

Austin Peay pulls away from Oakland...

Austin Peay pulls away from Oakland City 76-52

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. ? Freshman Josh Robinson came off the bench to hit seven 3-pointers and score 23 points on Thursday as Austin Peay pulled away from Oakland City 76-52.

Chris Horton and Ed Dyson added 13 points apiece, with Horton grabbing 14 rebounds. Khalil Davis had 12 points and 9 rebounds for the Governors (4-7).

The Mighty Oaks (7-2), a Division II school from Indiana, had four players in double figures, led by Jonathan Sulak's 12. Oakland City shot 37.8 percent and had 18 turnovers to finish 43 points below its average (95.9).

Charlotte comes back over Appalachi...

Charlotte comes back over Appalachian State 75-65

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ? Torin Dorn scored 14 points and Charlotte erased a halftime deficit and beat Appalachian State 75-65 on Thursday.

Appalachian State scored the first 10 points and the last six points of the first half and took a 32-27 at intermission.

Charlotte hit 4 of its first 6 shots of the second ? including 3-pointers by Braxton Ogbueze and Terrence Williams ? to tie at 37. An 11-4 run midway through the frame gave the 49ers a five-point lead and while the Mountaineers got it to two points on two occasions, they never got over the hump.

No. 6 Virginia handles Cleveland St...

No. 6 Virginia handles Cleveland State 70-54

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ? Justin Anderson's eyes lit up at the thought that No. 6 Virginia held Cleveland State scoreless for more than 10 minutes.

"That was super sick," Anderson said of the first-half stretch in the Cavaliers' 70-54 victory on Thursday night. "If we can ask ourselves to do that throughout the whole game, I think this team can go to another level defensively."

Georgia Southern beats Stetson in 7...

Georgia Southern beats Stetson in 76-67 comeback win

DELAND, Fla. ? Jelani Hewitt scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Georgia Southern to a 76-67 win over Stetson on Thursday night.

Trailing 40-33 at the break, Georgia Southern (6-2) took the lead for good late in the second half with a 9-2 spurt capped by a 3-pointer from Curtis Diamond that made it 70-63 with 1:45 to go. Hewitt sank a layup and went 4 of 4 from the free-throw line down the stretch to cement the win.

Williams' basket wins it for C...

Williams' basket wins it for Canisius 60-59 in overtime

BUFFALO, N.Y. ? Jeremiah Williams' basket with 11 seconds left in overtime lifted Canisius to a 60-59 victory over Stony Brook on Thursday night.

Carson Puriefoy made two free throws to give the Seawolves (5-6) a 59-58 lead with 1:30 remaining. Both team missed shots on their next possessions before Williams' basket. Puriefoy missed a 3-point attempt with four seconds left and Jamal Reynolds grabbed the rebound for the Golden Griffins (5-4).

Boston Channel

Store owner arrested in alleged foo...

Store owner arrested in alleged food stamp scheme

Authorities say the owner of a Springfield convenience store and market has been arrested in connection with the unlawful use of Electronic Benefit Transfer cards and food stamps. Ten illegal gaming machines also were found.
School replaces blind child's cane ...

School replaces blind child's cane with pool noodle

A school took away an 8-year-old blind boy's cane as punishment for acting up and replaced it with a pool noodle, his father told ABC News.
Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.
Woman's body found in Massachusetts...

Woman's body found in Massachusetts river

Emergency crews in north-central Massachusetts have found the body of a 52-year-old woman who had been missing since Tuesday.
Amber Alert issued for abducted 5-y...

Amber Alert issued for abducted 5-year-old with Mass. ties

An Amber Alert has been issued in New York after a 5-year-old boy was abducted from a home in the eastern part of the state by two men wearing black ski masks.
High school cancels dances because ...

High school cancels dances because of 'dirty dancing'

Some disgruntled teens may say Hopkinton needs a visit from Kevin Bacon's character from "Footloose" after the high school administration announced that it will no longer have school dances.
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