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Police say a 7-month-old infant found dead at a central New York home died of a gunshot wound.

Time is running out to take part in New York state's public opinion survey on the Common Core learning standards.


As Boston considers raising the legal age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products in the city from 18 to 21, the Massachusetts Legislature is weighing the possibility of a making such a change on a statewide basis.

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The number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts last month shot up when compared to October 2014.

State police are seeking information about a newborn baby boy found dead in a trash container near a Columbia County convenience store.

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Mexico has cancelled tropical storm warnings as Tropical Storm Sandra is weakening rapidly.

Police say a body has been found in the Connecticut River, under a bridge connecting Holyoke to South Hadley.

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Gov. Charlie Baker is kicking off the Christmas tree buying season by declaring the day after Thanksgiving "Green Friday" in Massachusetts.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal wants an investigation into a federal agency after a Haitian national was accused of killing a Connecticut woman shortly after his release from prison.

WHITE PLANS, N.Y. (AP) — A terminally ill former New York state senator will serve six months of house arrest after being convicted of lying to the FBI about arranging a high-paying job for his son.