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A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the exact site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago.

Medical Pot
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A small but growing number of patients have gotten medical marijuana since New York recently launched one of the strictest programs in the country.

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More than $7 million in federally funded grants is being awarded to a host of Connecticut cities and towns affected by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Vermont is holding public hearings on a proposed rule change for logging practices to protect water quality.

UPDATE 1/10/16: Police have released the identity of a man accused of killing his neighbor and instigating an armed standoff with police.

Watervliet Police Acting Chief Mark Spain says 49-year-old Michael J. Fox was arrested on charges of killing his neighbor, 29-year-old Brandon Sherwin.

Fox is facing multiple charges including murder and criminal possession of a weapon.  He is being held in Albany County jail.

Police say the suspect in the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer told investigators that he shot the officer in the name of Islam and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.

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The mother of a 2-year-old girl dubbed Baby Doe after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island inside a bag has pleaded not guilty to an accessory charge connected to the toddler's death.

An exterior view of the Massachusetts State House in Boston
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Massachusetts lawmakers are getting back at work this week on Beacon Hill.

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Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump will have a packed house when he speaks this week in the backyard of second-place Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.

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The Hampden district attorney is warning there may be a more lethal strain of heroin being distributed in the area.

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