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WEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Larry the Lobster gained fame after it was spared from a boiling pot in Florida, but Maine officials say the crustacean didn't make it to retirement. Officials say the decades-old, 15-pound lobster succumbed during its journey from a Sunrise,...
WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Bob Dylan tumbled from a Triumph motorcycle on a sunny Friday morning here 50 years ago on July 29, 1966. The banged-up musician holed up in the mountains of upstate New York for months afterward, dramatically altering the rocket ride of his career. It's...
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall. Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has declined repeated requests by the city police officers' union to replace the banner with...
BOSTON (AP) — A digital list of the tens of thousands of men who embarked on whaling voyages out of New Bedford, from 10-year-old boys to a 70-year-old sailor who drank himself to death in South Africa, is a valuable resource for anyone researching their family's seafaring past...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they've found it mixed with or passed...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge will hear arguments on whether gun maker Remington Arms' company documents should be sealed from public view as it fights a lawsuit filed by families of some of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. A court...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences. Traffic deaths from red-light-running crashes go up by nearly a third after cities turn off cameras designed to catch motorists in the act, according to a...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville trustees on Wednesday accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal. The action at a special meeting of the school's board signaled the end of an era. Ramsey, a former state...
COLUMBIA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a small private plane crashed at the airport in the Northern California town of Columbia, killing all four people on board. The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department says the plane crashed Wednesday as it tried to land on the runway but...