AP Top Massachusetts Headlines at 12:41 a.m. EDT

Massachusetts Republicans to elect delegates at 9 caucuses
BOSTON (AP) -- Republicans are planning to pack nine caucus sites across Massachusetts to select delegates to the Republican National Convention....

Revised bill would address 'improper' gender identity claims
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts House leaders Friday unveiled a revised version of a bill that would increase protections for transgender people, adding new language that could facilitate legal action against anyone who makes an "improper" claim of gender identity....

Massachusetts Marine killed in Hawaii honored by hometown
HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A Marine from Massachusetts who died in a helicopter crash in Hawaii was remembered at a memorial service for his loyalty, sense of humor and love of the sea....

Judge denies request to reduce Ware man's murder conviction
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) -- A Hampshire Superior Court judge has denied a request to reduce the first-degree murder conviction of a Ware man who killed his friend 20 years ago....

Woman raped by ex-cop awarded $300K in Lawrence settlement
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has reinstated a $300,000 settlement that a woman raped by a former Lawrence police officer reached with the city....

Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales
BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old....

Gordon college says lawsuit 'grossly misrepresents' facts
WENHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A Christian college in Massachusetts says it's "saddened and disappointed" about a lawsuit that alleges it disciplined a professor for opposing the school's stance on gay workers....

1 killed when train hits SUV in Great Barrington
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) -- Police say a 75-year-old man was killed when the SUV he was driving was struck by a train in Great Barrington....

 

 

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