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Maine teens wary of social media after homicide

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The death of a 15-year-old Maine girl allegedly killed in a bizarre kidnapping plot involving a fake Facebook profile has prompted some of her classmates to scale back their social media […]


Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (AP Photo)

Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother dead.


Thief strikes woman helping at crash scene

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) – Peggy Ray didn’t think twice when she stopped her car and ran to help victims of an accident on Interstate 5 near the Seattle suburb of Everett. She crawled through a […]


Mass. woman could get 30 years for posing as boy

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A Massachusetts woman who authorities say posed as a teenage boy to prey on a West Virginia girl could face up to 30 years in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Carissa Hads, of Quincy, […]


3 remain hospitalized after bus overturns in NJ

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Three people remain hospitalized after the Canadian tour bus they were riding in overturned on a New Jersey interstate exit ramp this weekend, injuring nearly two dozen people overall. A spokeswoman […]


Chemist in drug test flap is arrested

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts chemist accused of faking drug results, forging paperwork and mixing samples at a state police lab in a case that has thrown thousands of criminal cases into doubt was arrested […]


Man kills masked teen, learns it's his son

NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A man fatally shot a masked teenager in self-defense outside his neighbor’s house during what appeared to be an attempted late-night burglary, then discovered the teen was his son, state […]


Chemist told Mass. police she 'messed up bad'

BOSTON (AP) – A chemist at the center of a scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab admitted to investigators that she faked test results for two to three years, forged signatures and bypassed proper procedures, […]



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