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Man speaks about helping fellow marathoner

In a Boston Marathon moment that still has people cheering, a man seen on video helping to carry a fellow struggling marathoner is speaking out.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:33:13 GMT

PD: Man offered girl money for nude photo

A Medford man arrested after allegedly offering a 12-year-old girl $500 in exchange for nude photos may have contacted several other young girls, according to investigators.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:24:03 GMT

S. Korea: Boy made 1st distress call on ferry

The first distress call from the ferry Sewol came not from the crew, but from a boy who used a cell phone to contact emergency services from aboard the sinking ship, the South Korean coast guard confirmed to CNN Tuesday. CNN affiliate JTBC reported th...

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:01:02 GMT

Boston falls to Yankees

Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:00:12 GMT

Bruins lead playoff series

The Boston Bruins lead the playoff series after winning against the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:41:50 GMT

Woman pulled into alley, fights off attacker

Police in Somerville are investigating after a woman says she was able to fight off a man who pulled her into an alley and assaulted her early Monday morning.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:32:10 GMT

Man proposes on Boston Marathon finish line

Newtonville resident Greg Picklesimer ran an impressive 2:42 in the Boston Marathon yesterday, but that wasn't why his face was splashed across various media outlets.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:12:34 GMT

Baby lobster decline could end high catches

The number of baby lobsters settling off the rocky coast of Maine continues to steadily decline - possibly foreshadowing an end to the recent record catches that have boosted New England's lobster fishery, scientists say.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:10:11 GMT

Man suspected in 1974 slaying returning to Mass.

Authorities say a Georgia man will be returned to Massachusetts to face a murder charge in a 40-year-old slaying.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:44:38 GMT

Couple, kids hospitalized after car left running in garage

A Weymouth couple in their 70s and two young children are recovering Tuesday after being taken to the hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning.

Published: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:22:09 GMT