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Suspect in Jaimee Mendez death arrested in Virginia

Jason Fleury, 37, was arrested this afternoon in Hampton, Virginia after an Essex County Grand Jury issued a secret indictment on Friday charging him with the murder of Jaimee Mendez. Mendez, 25, was last seen on November 6, 2014. Her remains were discovered on January 28, 2015 on King's Bea…

Former Lynn youth worker pleads guilty to child rape

Victor Canaan, a former youth worker described by his attorney as a one-time “prominent member of the Hispanic community” in Lynn, was sentenced to up to six years in state prison.

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Union fight soldiers on

A group of around 30 protesters assembled for a rally Monday in front of Union Hospital with “Save Union Hospital” signs and banners.

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So far, so good in Wyoma Square

Diane Miller is in the prediction business. And the Wyoma Square psychic said it’s easy for her to look ahead and assess the outcome of this summer’s reconstruction project. 

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Getting a read on the first lady

Lauren Baker spent Monday in the Swampscott library's children’s room to underscore reading’s importance for students across Massachusetts. 

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Today in Sports

Navs beat Silver Knights, 6-2

The North Shore Navigators continued their strong push through the final stretch of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League season on Tuesday, posting a 6-2 win over the Nashua Silver Knights at Fraser Field.

Saugus native Harper adjusting to closer role in Cape Cod League

COTUIT — Southern Connecticut State University does not exactly roll off the tongue when discussing college baseball powers, but Jason Harper has done quite well fitting in with the best of the best this summer.

Posted: August 04, 2015
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Brady testimony in NFL 'Deflategate' released

NEW YORK — Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots quarterback he would be punished if he didn't turn over his cellphone.

Posted: August 04, 2015
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Gronk happy to have contract settled, ready to play ball

FOXBOROUGH (AP) — Rob Gronkowski was asked if he dances his way to the bank with a $4 million New England Patriots' check in his pocket.

Posted: August 04, 2015
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Asian stocks mostly higher as investors await US data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.

Updated: August 05, 2015 - 2:02 am
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire marshal said Tuesday.

Updated: August 05, 2015 - 2:02 am
US tries to reassure Japan after documents reveal spying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to prevent tension with a treaty ally, Vice President Joe Biden reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday that the U.S. limits its surveillance of friendly nations, after leaked documents showed U.S. spying on Japanese officials and companies.

Updated: August 05, 2015 - 2:02 am
'Community' booster Ken Jeong longs for movie version

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Community" cast member Ken Jeong has a new gig on ABC but he'd be glad to see the comedy stay alive.

Updated: August 05, 2015 - 2:02 am
Shonda Rhimes: Killing McDreamy 'wasn't easy or fun'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Shonda Rhimes says it "wasn't easy or fun" to kill Patrick Dempsey's character off of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

Updated: August 05, 2015 - 2:02 am
Garlin: '51 percent' chance of more 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Garlin puts the chance of new "Curb Your Enthusiasm" episodes at "51 percent."

Updated: August 05, 2015 - 12:00 am