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Rep. Tierney Facing 4 Opponents In 6th District Primary

August 28, 2014
Democratic challenger Seth Moulton, left, and longtime U.S. Rep. John Tierney (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Experience and incumbency have not prevented fellow Democrats from jumping into the political ring to try and throw Tierney out.

Forecast: Breezy Weather With Highs In The 70s

August 28, 2014

Despite Wednesday hitting a high of 90, Thursday will be much breezier with temperatures staying in the low 70s.

Search Efforts Resume For Missing Pilot

August 28, 2014
A Massachusetts Air National Guardsman walks past a row of F-15Cs at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield Wednesday. An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia. (Steven Senne/AP)

Search teams have been looking for the missing pilot since shortly after the jet crashed around 9 a.m. Wednesday. More than 100 local, state, and federal officials as well as volunteers took part in the effort.

Boston Lose 5-2 To Blue Jays

August 28, 2014

Boston lost a 2-1 lead over the Blue Jays. They go on to Tampa tomorrow.

Deal Reached To End Market Basket Standoff, Bring Back Arthur T.

August 28, 2014
Protesters celebrate outside Market Basket's headquarters in Tewksbury Wednesday night after the grocery chain finallly reached a deal to return control back to Artie T. Demoulas. (Aram Boghosian for WBUR)

The long-feuding Demoulas family has agreed to sell the majority stake of the regional supermarket chain to Arthur T. Demoulas.

Tsarnaev Sister Charged In N.Y. Bomb Threat

August 27, 2014

Ailina Tsarnaeva threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a relationship with her boyfriend.

Hearing On New Trial For Man Convicted In Notorious Cop Slaying Delayed

August 27, 2014

The judge decided to delay the hearing on the conviction of Sean Ellis to give his attorney time to examine police internal affairs documents handed over to her on Tuesday.

Journalist Held In Syria For 22 Months Returns Home To Cambridge

August 27, 2014

Peter Theo Curtis, who was freed by a Syrian extremist group last weekend, made his first public statement Wednesday since his release.

Assembly Square MBTA Station Opening Sept. 2

August 27, 2014
Somerville Assembly Square

Orange Line trains will begin stopping at the new Assembly station in Somerville with the start of service Tuesday morning.

Tolman Apologizes For Word Choice In AG Debate

August 27, 2014

Warren Tolman apologized if anyone was offended by his use of the word “unbecoming” to describe his opponent Maura Healey’s criticism of his private sector record.

Watch Live: Press Conference On Crash Of Mass.-Based Fighter Jet

August 27, 2014

Authorities are expected to hold a press conference on the jet crash at 2 p.m.

Male Guards Can’t Record Searches Of Female Inmates, Judge Rules

August 27, 2014

A federal judge said allowing men to videotape nude female inmates at the Western Massachusetts Regional Women’s Correctional Center is “antithetical to human dignity” and “deeply humiliating.”

Mass.-Based Fighter Jet Crashes In Virginia

August 27, 2014
A Massachusetts Air National Guardsman walks past a row of F-15Cs at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield Wednesday. An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia. (Steven Senne/AP)

Military officials say the jet that crashed in western Virginia Wednesday morning was an Air Force F-15C based in Massachusetts, and the pilot’s status is unknown.

Day 3: Man Charged With Notorious Cop Slaying Seeks New Trial

August 27, 2014

Sean Ellis allegedly shot Det. John Mulligan outside a Walgreens store in Roslindale in 1993.

Forecast: Chance Of Hitting 90 In Boston, Only 5th Time This Summer

August 27, 2014

One more day of heat Wednesday with a chance of highs reaching 90 in Boston for only the 5th time this summer.

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