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Environmental groups ask Maine to suspend energy project

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine environmental groups have requested that the federal government suspend the permits it issued to a billion-dollar electricity project for Massachusetts residents, which Maine voters rejected in a referendum last month. Three groups, including the Natural ...

Rhode Island man charged in Jan. 6 Capitol breach

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who federal authorities say was caught on video using what appeared to be a wooden table leg to assault police at the Capitol on Jan. 6 is facing charges according to a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday. Timothy Desjardins, 35, of Providence ...

Suspect in stabbing death of young mother pleads not guilty

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A young mother found dead in a Lowell home last week had been stabbed 58 times and had her neck fractured, prosecutors said Tuesday at the arraignment of her on-and-off boyfriend on a murder charge. Leonard D. Robinson, 22 of Lowell, pleaded not guilty in connection ...

Domestic violence ruling a ‘reasonable application’ of law

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge's decision to deny a protective order to a woman who was later shot and critically injured, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, "represented a reasonable application of current New Hampshire law to the facts of the case," an internal review concluded Tuesday. A ...

TSA: Passenger had handgun in backpack at Boston airport

BOSTON (AP) — A Maine man was stopped at Boston's Logan International Airport last week with a 9mm handgun and a gun magazine in his backback, the Transportation Security Administration said. The man was stopped at about 5:30 a.m. Friday at a Terminal B security checkpoint, the agency said ...

Suit alleges company sold bogus hand sanitizer to schools

BOSTON (AP) — An Illinois-based company falsely marketed and sold a fake hand sanitizer to school districts across Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday. In a complaint filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court, prosecutors alleged the company claimed the sanitizer could ...