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Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 02:39 PM EDT

Man Accused of Killing 4 Told Officers: 'I Freed Them'

Man Accused of Killing 4 Told Officers: 'I Freed Them'

Authorities say a man accused of killing three family members and a caretaker in Massachusetts told officers he "freed them."

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:42 PM EDT

Bridge Project in Braintree to Heavily Impact Traffic

Bridge Project in Braintree to Heavily Impact Traffic

Drivers heading south of Boston will run into some delays as a new construction project is leading to detours on Route 3 in Braintree.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 01:24 PM EDT

Police: Wanted Mass. Man May Be With Missing Woman, Child

Police: Wanted Mass. Man May Be With Missing Woman, Child

A wanted Massachusetts man may be on his way to Florida with his girlfriend and her 5-year-old son, who have both been reported as missing, according to police.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 07:05 AM EDT

2-Alarm Fire in Stoughton

2-Alarm Fire in Stoughton

A 2-alarm fire tore through a building in Stoughton, Massachusetts early Friday morning.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:54 PM EDT

Man Denied Gun License Fatally Shoots 6-Year-Old Son, Self

Man Denied Gun License Fatally Shoots 6-Year-Old Son, Self

A Massachusetts father who had recently been denied a gun license shot and killed his 6-year-old son and tried to set his child's home on fire before taking his own life, authorities said Friday.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:58 PM EDT

NFL: Don't Paint Aaron Hernandez as a Victim

NFL: Don't Paint Aaron Hernandez as a Victim

A NFL executive has responded to the federal lawsuit from the family of Aaron Hernandez after a brain study showed he suffered from a "severe case" of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalop...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:31 PM EDT

Man Seriously Injured After Being Stabbed Multiple Times

Man Seriously Injured After Being Stabbed Multiple Times

A man remains in the hospital after being stabbed several times in Worcester, Massachusetts, Thursday evening.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:45 PM EDT

Northeastern Joins MLB to Help Educate Minor Leaguers

Northeastern Joins MLB to Help Educate Minor Leaguers

Preston Gainey, drafted out of the United States Naval Academy by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 11th round, wanted to go back to get a college degree without leaving the game he loves. Northeastern University is...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:53 PM EDT

Maria Leaves Path of Devastation on Puerto Rico

Maria Leaves Path of Devastation on Puerto Rico

Winds of about 150 mph toppled trees and downed power lines on Puerto Rico, leaving the whole island without power.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 06:42 PM EDT

Jose Alters Wedding Plans on Nantucket

Jose Alters Wedding Plans on Nantucket

Tom Grape and Mary Wheeler are getting married on Nantucket, with 130 guests having been confirmed to attend. But with Jose shutting down ferries and planes, only six of those guests are on the island.