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The shattered window at Lottery headquarters.(Photo courtesy: Kevin Wiles, Jr.)

Turkey Crashes Through Lottery Headquarters Window

A 40-pound wild turkey crashed through a lobby window at lottery headquarters in Braintree Tuesday evening.


Sixteen residents were displaced after a fire at their Braintree apartment Sunday morning.

Firefighters Rescue 16 Assisted Living Residents From Braintree Fire

A four-alarm fire at an elderly housing complex in Braintree left more than a dozen residents homeless on Sunday morning.


Soldiers return to the Braintree National Guard Armory after serving in Afghanistan. (Photo Credit: Richard DePaulo)

Joyous Homecoming For National Guard Soldiers In Braintree

Around 120 members of the of the Massachusetts National Guard’s 182nd Infantry just returned home from Afghanistan.


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Eastern Mass Girls Hoops At The TD Garden

Three Eastern Massachusetts semifinals and one state championship were played on the hardwood floor on Tuesday.


(Photo Credit: Huntsville, Alabama Police Department)

Amy Bishop’s Parents: Son’s 1986 Shooting An Accident

A former Boston-area woman’s parents testified in a closed inquest two years ago that she accidentally shot her brother to death in their home in 1986, court records show.


(Photo Credit: Huntsville, Alabama Police Department)

Amy Bishop Wants Report On 1986 Killing Kept Secret

An Alabama professor accused of killing three colleagues will ask a judge to keep an inquest report into the 1986 killing of her brother secret.


Rescuers inspect the Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. Three people died and several were missing after the ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground sparking chaos as passengers scrambled to get off. Two South Korean honeymooners were rescued early today from the cruise as emergency crews searched for the missing. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Braintree Family, Boston Couple Safe After Italy Cruise Shipwreck

At least seven Massachusetts residents are safe after their cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Italy on Friday night.


A photograph taken early on January 14, 2012 shows the Costa Concordia after the cruise ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it apparently hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday as passengers were sitting down for dinner. Some of the passengers jumped into the icy waters. The ship was on a cruise in the Mediterranean, leaving from Savona with planned stops in Civitavecchia, Palermo, Cagliari, Palma, Barcelona and Marseille,' the company said. (Photo credit: FRANCESCO ORLANDINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Braintree Family Escapes Italy Cruise Ship Disaster

Three people from Braintree were among those on board a packed cruise ship that ran aground off Italy on Saturday.


(File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Shoppers Pack Local Stores On Mega Monday

Shoppers packed stores on Mega Monday, taking advantage of steep discounts.


(Photo by Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images)

Secret Santas Paying Off Strangers’ Layaways At Braintree Kmart

Over the weekend, nearly 30 anonymous donors came in to help pay off other people’s layaway accounts, a trend that has been spreading at Kmart stores around the country.