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Man and his dog attacked on walk in Burlington; cyclist sought, police say

A dog-walker and his pooch suffered an “alleged violent attack” Tuesday morning in Burlington, and police are seeking the public’s help in locating a cyclist who was allegedly involved in the fracas and who had two dogs of his own with him during the encounter, authorities said.

Florida man held without bail on federal gun charges after East Providence shooting

Joshua D. Pavao is held on federal firearms charges for allegedly having machine guns and short-barreled rifles, as a magistrate calls him a danger to the community.

Man dies after crashing into utility pole and tree on Route 9 in Wellesley, police say

A man died in a crash Wednesday morning on Route 9 in Wellesley when the SUV he was driving struck a utility pole and a tree, officials said.

A young nurse suffered cardiac arrest while training on the condition. Fellow nurses saved her life.

A 23-year-old woman who recently started her first nursing job at a New Hampshire hospital was attending a training session on cardiac arrest when she, herself, suffered the medical emergency.

Shark attack victim remembered as respected math coach and ‘incredibly smart person’

Lauren Erickson Van Wart was a standout math coach who was deeply devoted to her students, those who knew her said.

Amid crush of migrants, Mass. lawmakers urge Biden to give state equal share of shelter funding

Massachusetts' entire all-Democratic delegation wrote to Biden's administration Tuesday, asking for more money to help keep up with the rising demand for shelter and services for migrants.

Police launch hate crime probe after Winthrop council meeting disrupted by antisemitic outburst

Police in Winthrop have launched a hate crime investigation after a remote attendee at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting shouted an antisemitic slur, displayed a swastika on their Zoom screen, and appeared to give a Nazi salute, authorities said.

Edwin Yoder, Pulitzer-winning editorial writer, columnist, dies at 89

A journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize for his stylish and erudite editorials at the now-defunct Washington Star, Edwin M. Yoder Jr. went on to become a columnist syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group.