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Cape Beach Closed After Shark Sighting
A beach in Orleans was closed for about an hour after the sighting.
Man Charged for Cameras Found in Taunton Skating Rink Locker Room
Brian Boll, of Providence, RI is not charged with planting the devices found at the Aleixo Skating Arena in Taunton, but with impeding the investigation.
Lizzie Borden Weekend in Fall River
Lizzie Borden was tried but acquitted of the 1892 ax murders of Andrew and Abby Borden, but to this day some people believe she got away with it.
Robert F. Kennedy’s Granddaughter Saoirse Hill Dies at 22
Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter Saoirse Kennedy Hill has died, the family announced Thursday night.
Former Patriot, Dolphin Nick Buoniconti Dead at 78
The Massachusetts native played for the Boston Patriots before winning two Super Bowls with the Miami Dolphins.
Controversial Bills Await Action on Beacon Hill
Pending legislation includes banning tackle football till the eighth grade and okaying the online sale of lottery tickets.
Humpback Whale Visits Cape Cod Canal
Patrol boat crews and park rangers found the whale near the Sagamore Bridge.
Massachusetts Gas Prices Slightly Rise at Pump this Week
AAA Northeast reported Monday that self-serve, regular inched up to an average of $2.70 per gallon in the past week.
Four State Troopers, Civilian Injured by Drunk Driving Suspect
Four Massachusetts State Police troopers and a civilian have been injured in a chain reaction crash caused by a suspected drunken driver.
Michelle Carter Files Appeal with U.S. Supreme Court in Texting-Suicide Case
In urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal, Michelle Carter's lawyers called her conviction in Conrad Roy III's death "unprecedented."