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Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday.
The courses will concentrate on certain areas that other campuses might not offer.
Governor Deval Patrick's proposal to shelter hundreds of undocumented immigrant children at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee could add to the nation's immigration crisis.
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Monday of impeding the investigation into the bombing.
Karla Fitzpatrick is now charged with child endangering for what happened near 40th and Woodland in Cleveland with her kids home alone.
Dr. Greg Berns at Emory University says dogs really understand what we say to them and his one-of-a-kind dog project looks to prove it.
A Brockton man is headed to court to face charges in connection with the fatal weekend stabbing of another city man.
Authorities are working to clear up unanswered questions that still remain nearly two days after a 5-year-old girl was killed when the man suspected of abducting her pointed his gun at police during a tense standoff.
"Back then that was quite expensive," said Yarocki, the guest of honor at this year's Indian Motocycle Day at the Quadrangle Museums.
A Spartanburg couple wants to make sure rabbits in need of new homes are cared for, having taken in several bunnies through the years, including one that gets around with a pair of wheels.
The nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.
Springfield Police said a ShootSpotter activation near 140 White Street indicated five rounds were fired at approximately 9:15 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene to find a single male victim lying on the sidewalk in front of the Golden Eagle apartments.
The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was captured on video and posted online.
SPRINGFIELD — City police were scouring a portion of the city's Forest Park neighborhood Saturday evening for a man suspected of shooting another on White Street.
More than two dozen people took to the streets of Springfield and the steps of City Hall Saturday for a march against violence organized by Iglesias Odres Nuevo , New England International Chaplaincy and Odres Nuevos Outreach.
Unattended cooking led to a kitchen fire in a third-floor kitchen at 17 Woodside Terrace in the city's Forest Park section Saturday afternoon.
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Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:12 am
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