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A man wanted for trafficking cocaine was caught with 76 grams of the drug after a state police K-9 alerted officers to a hidden compartment during a motor vehicle stop, according to state police officials.
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The City Council voted unanimously on Monday to authorize borrowing $10 million for assorted energy improvements in school and municipal buildings including the replacement of old boilers.
Although Massachusetts' unemployment rate has been down this year overall, last month the rates took a turn in the opposite direction.
SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Police Department is hosting a fundraiser Thursday at Lux Burger Bar, 1200 Columbus Ave., to raise funds to support the second-annual Ride to Remember .
Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by Islamic extremists three months ago, at least 11 of their parents have died and their hometown, Chibok, is under siege from the militants, residents report.
A Brockton man has been held on $500,000 bail after pleading not guilty to manslaughter in connection with a fatal stabbing in the city.
A man walking in the city's Forest Park neighborhood was beaten and then slashed in the face by a machete before being hit by a car his attackers fled in, police said.
South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday.
The courses will concentrate on certain areas that other campuses might not offer.
Governor Deval Patrick's proposal to shelter hundreds of undocumented immigrant children at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee could add to the nation's immigration crisis.
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Monday of impeding the investigation into the bombing.
Karla Fitzpatrick is now charged with child endangering for what happened near 40th and Woodland in Cleveland with her kids home alone.
Dr. Greg Berns at Emory University says dogs really understand what we say to them and his one-of-a-kind dog project looks to prove it.
A Brockton man is headed to court to face charges in connection with the fatal weekend stabbing of another city man.
Authorities are working to clear up unanswered questions that still remain nearly two days after a 5-year-old girl was killed when the man suspected of abducting her pointed his gun at police during a tense standoff.
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