Former jail guard gets 4 years for committing 2 robberies

A former Massachusetts jail guard who robbed a drugstore and a convenience store has been sentenced to four years in prison
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Report: Aaron Hernandez emotional, yet hopeful, after arrest

Newly released jailhouse telephone calls show that the late New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez expected to be released from jail and resume his footbal
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US stock indexes edge mostly higher a day after a big gain

US stocks are slightly higher in wobbly trading after a solid gain the day before as communications and utility stocks rise but industrial companies drop
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US stock indexes wobble mostly lower a day after a big gain

US stocks are slightly lower after a solid gain the day before as industrial companies drop but internet stocks rise
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US stocks edge lower as tariff threat hits tech stocks

US stocks are lower Tuesday after President Trump said he expects to put more tariffs on Chinese imports, and other groups of stocks are down after a strong gai
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No one hurt in Vermont house fire thanks to alarm

Fire officials in a small town in Vermont say no one was hurt in a house fire in which an alarm alerted a resident to get out of the house
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Police identify suspect in Veteran's Day killing

Police have identified a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting in Massachusetts on Veteran's Day
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Protesters gather at sheriff's home to decry arrests for ICE

Demonstrators have gathered outside the home of a Massachusetts sheriff to protest arrests his department has made to assist federal immigration authorities
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Massachusetts still very blue, but moderates hold clout

Massachusetts in 2018 lived up to its national reputation as a solidly blue state, once again electing an all-Democratic congressional delegation with more wome
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Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stock market; Oil up

U.S. stock indexes are now mostly lower in afternoon trading, placing the market on course to end the week with sharp loss
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Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stocks; Oil prices up

U.S. stock indexes are down in midday trading as losses in retailers and internet and technology companies outweigh gains elsewhere in the market
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Tech companies, retailers weigh on US stocks; Oil prices up

U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower in early trading, erasing some of the market's gains from a day earlier
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Kyle Busch has 2nd NASCAR Cup championship in sight

Kyle Busch is favorite to win the NASCAR championship and add second title to his resume
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Kyle Busch aims for 2nd NASCAR championship

Kyle Busch is favorite to win the NASCAR championship and add second title to his resume
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Actor Douglas Rain, who supplied HAL's voice, dies at 90

A Canadian actor who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the comp
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Wagerers crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for sports bets

New Jersey is the only game in town for sports bettors in New York and Pennsylvania, so they often travel
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Man, 23, found fatally shot on street

An investigation is under way after a 23-year-old man was fatally shot in New Bedford
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Court urged to end rule that erased Hernandez's conviction

A Massachusetts prosecutor says a legal principle that erased former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction after he killed himself in
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Republican Dunleavy defeats Begich in Alaska governor's race

Republican Mike Dunleavy has won the Alaska governor's race, defeating Democrat Mark Begich for the state's top seat
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Begich concedes Alaska governor's race

Democrat Mark Begich has conceded the Alaska governor's race to Republican Mike Dunleavy, following a topsy-turvy race for the state's top seat
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Ex-sheriff's captain avoids jail in illegal fishing scheme

A former Massachusetts sheriff's office captain convicted of helping the fishing magnate known as the "Codfather" smuggle the proceeds of his illegal fishing sc
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New Hampshire man dies in Massachusetts car crash

Police say a New Hampshire man has died after his car went off a Massachusetts highway and into a body of water
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They're back, minus Posh: Spice girls to tour UK next summer

The Spice Girls are coming back for a British stadium tour next summer
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Carl Edwards misses racing but not planning NASCAR comeback

Carl Edwards says he has never wavered on his decision to step away from NASCAR Cup racing two years ago
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