AP Top Massachusetts Headlines At 2:23 a.m. EDT

Ex-probation chief, 2 others seek new trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Former Massachusetts probation commissioner John O'Brien and two deputies are set to argue before a federal judge that their convictions in a job-rigging case should be thrown out or a new trial ordered....

State to award subway car contract to Chinese firm
BOSTON (AP) -- The state is set to award a $566 million contract to a Chinese government-owned rail company for new trains for Greater Boston's subway system, the "T."...

Grandstanding, outsourcing raised in Senate debate
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen accused Republican challenger Scott Brown of grandstanding and fear mongering while he accused her of "outsourcing" her independence as they met for their second debate two weeks before Election Day....

Website asks high court to throw out lawsuit
SEATTLE (AP) -- A lawyer told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on a website should be thrown out because the website didn't write the ads, so it's not liable....

Boston-area man arrested in NC in mom's death
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts authorities say a Boston-area man wanted in the beating death of his mother has been arrested in North Carolina....

 

 

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