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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:33 PM EDT

2 People Shot in Chelsea, Police Searching for Suspect

2 People Shot in Chelsea, Police Searching for Suspect

Two people were shot in Chelsea, Massachusetts Wednesday night.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:19 PM EDT

Teacher Arrested for Indecent Assault at Elementary School

Teacher Arrested for Indecent Assault at Elementary School

A Massachusetts elementary school teacher has been arrested and charged in connection with an indecent assault and battery school, according to police.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 07:44 PM EDT

Man Killed When His Truck Crashes Into Templeton Bridge

Man Killed When His Truck Crashes Into Templeton Bridge

A man was killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash in Templeton, Massachusetts, according to police.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:57 AM EDT

MIT Professor Makes Business of Marijuana Part of Grad Class

MIT Professor Makes Business of Marijuana Part of Grad Class

MIT's Sloan School of Management is turning over a new leaf. The business of pot is now part of Professor Scott Stern’s graduate classroom.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 06:52 PM EDT

Study: Autism Can Now be Detected in 3-Month-Old Babies

Study: Autism Can Now be Detected in 3-Month-Old Babies

Autism can now be diagnosed in babies as young as 3 months old, according to a Boston Children's Hospital study.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 09:18 PM EDT

New Merrimack River Channel Could Boost Tourism

New Merrimack River Channel Could Boost Tourism

A new study shows boaters can now go farther along the Merrimack River than previously thought.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 07:38 PM EDT

Mount Ida College Officials Don't Show Up to Senate Hearing

Mount Ida College Officials Don't Show Up to Senate Hearing

The head of a legislative committee says subpoenas could be issued to top officials of Massachusetts' Mount Ida College after they declined to appear at an oversight hearing on the school's closing.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 01:58 PM EDT

Police Seek Possible Witness in Deadly Stoughton Crash

Police Seek Possible Witness in Deadly Stoughton Crash

Police are looking for a vehicle that was spotted driving away from the scene of a deadly crash last week in Stoughton, Massachusetts.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 01:17 PM EDT

Steamship Authority Votes to Seek Independent Review

Steamship Authority Votes to Seek Independent Review

The Steamship Authority board has voted to seek an independent review of its operations after more than 500 ferry cancellations in Massachusetts in the first four months of the year.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 07:05 PM EDT

Prosecutor: Man Raped Women at Gunpoint, May Be More Victims

Prosecutor: Man Raped Women at Gunpoint, May Be More Victims

A Massachusetts man accused of raping two different women at gunpoint in the bed of his truck faced a judge Wednesday morning.