AP Top Massachusetts Headlines at 1:58 p.m. EDT

Gas up 4 cents per gallon in Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) -- Gas prices in Massachusetts have gone up four cents since last week....

$210 lobster bought from fish market, set free is found dead
CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A lobster bought from a Massachusetts fish market for $210 and set free by twin brothers who didn't want it to become someone's dinner has apparently died....

University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in US
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- University of Wisconsin-Madison leaders are chafing under a state-imposed tuition freeze and the football team didn't crack the Top 25 preseason rankings. But no school in the country throws a better party, according to the Princeton Review's 2017 edition of "The Best 381 Colleges."...

22 colleges awarded grants to teach high school students
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts has awarded $910,000 to 22 public colleges to help high school students get a head start on college classes....

2 slain nuns remembered for 'Christian love in action'
DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi's capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state....

Ex-Lowell's officer's trial to start in October
SALEM, Mass. (AP) -- A former Lowell police officer charged with driving drunk and causing a fatal crash two years ago is headed to trial in October....

Teen faces OUI charges in former football star's death
LUNENBURG, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts man authorities say was drunk when he crashed his car, killing one of his passengers is headed to court....

Boston duck boat fails to clear overpass, damages roof
BOSTON (AP) -- Part of the roof of a Boston duck boat was torn off after a driver failed to clear a bridge while out on a tour in the city....

 

 

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