AP Top Massachusetts Headlines At 11 p.m. EDT

What happens next in marathon bomber's death penalty trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Now that the prosecution and defense have rested in the first phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial, there are a few steps left before jurors begin deliberating. After the jury reaches a verdict, the same jury will hear evidence in a second phase of the trial to determine whether Tsarnaev, 21, should be executed or spend the rest of his life in prison....

Ex-friend: Aaron Hernandez thought helicopters followed him
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida testified Wednesday in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial that Hernandez thought he was being followed by helicopters and that he was paranoid about his conversations being recorded....

Student charged with sexual abuse at campus day care center
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) -- A Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually abusing two preschool boys at a campus day care center where he worked has pleaded not guilty....

Stalled replica pirate ship towed to port after crew rescued
BOSTON (AP) -- A disabled Canadian replica pirate ship whose nine crewmembers were rescued by the Coast Guard has been towed to a southern Maine shipyard....

217 suspected Massachusetts heroin overdose deaths this year
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts state police are reporting more than 200 suspected heroin overdose deaths during the first three months of this, a figure that doesn't even include the state's three largest cities....

 

 

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