Massachusetts

Whitey Bulger
Stuart Cahill/The Boston Herald via AP, File
October 31, 2018 - 6:24 pm
A Mafia hit man who is said to hate "rats" is under suspicion in the slaying of former Boston crime boss and longtime FBI informant James "Whitey" Bulger, who was found dead hours after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison, an ex-investigator briefed on the case said Wednesday.
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Shark Attack at Cape Cod
Eric Williams/The Cape Cod Times via AP
September 15, 2018 - 5:11 pm
A man boogie boarding off a Cape Cod beach was attacked by a shark on Saturday and died later at a hospital, becoming the state's first shark attack fatality in more than 80 years.
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(AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
September 14, 2018 - 9:57 am
Investigators were working Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of natural gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured at least 10 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins.
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Massachusetts Gas Fires
WCVB via AP
September 13, 2018 - 5:56 pm
A series of gas explosions caused fires at more than 30 homes across three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scramble to douse the flames and shut off gas and electric lines in an attempt to prevent further damage.
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