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Planned Parenthood shooting: 'Tragedy beyond speech'

Attorney General Loretta Lynch calls it a "crime against women;" Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says it's "a tragedy that is beyond speech." Meanwhile, suspect Robert Lewis Dear's trail leads back to a hermit's shanty in the isolated mountains of No...

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 03:14:47 GMT

"She touched so many hearts," Bella Bond laid to rest

Five months after her body was found on Deer Island, Bella Bond, the girl known world-wide as "Baby Doe" was buried Saturday.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:48:22 GMT

Generous offer saves would-be organ donor

Mike Wallace's urgent need for a new kidney may have saved Tim Sparks' life.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:42:54 GMT

Snowy owls migrating from arctic to beaches, salt marshes

For the fourth year in a row, they've arrived for a winter visit to greater Newburyport's beaches and salt marshes, migrating from their breeding grounds in the frozen tundra.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:42:18 GMT

As more residences listed on lodging sites, questions arise

In Worcester and its suburbs, like the rest of the world, the number of Airbnb listings has steadily climbed.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:41:41 GMT

Construction drops amid restrictions on home building

After Raytheon Co. announced last year it would close its longtime research facility in Sudbury, town officials outlined their vision for redevelopment of the 50-acre site: a mixed-use project of retail, office space, and homes, including rental units to meet state affordable housing requirements.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:41:05 GMT

Banks need to fight scams aimed at the elderly, state says

Secretary of State William Galvin is urging banks and credit unions in Massachusetts to make sure their workers are trained to recognize signs of financial exploitation of the elderly.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:27:27 GMT

Maine ski resort focuses on safety after chairlift accidents

A Maine ski resort that's responsible two of three chairlift mechanical failures that led to injuries in the past five years is working to make sure it doesn't happen again.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:21:36 GMT

Mass. native killed at Planned Parenthood was pastor, skater

Faith led Garrett Swasey to a career in public service and pastoral care, and duty led him to a Planned Parenthood clinic where he was gunned down.

Published: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 02:11:14 GMT

Black Friday sales fall as people buy more online

Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.

Published: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 23:56:12 GMT