BOSTON (AP) - The attorney for a Wakefield man charged with sexually abusing 13 children in a child care business said his client died after an apparent suicide attempt in jail. Defense attorney William Barabino said last night that John Burbine apparently tried to hang himself in his cell, during a 20-minute period between his guards' regular checks yesterday morning. Prosecutors allege that between August 2010 and August 2012, Burbine molested children ranging from 8 days to 3½ years old.
BOSTON (AP) - Residents from across Cape Cod are planning to converge on the Statehouse to call on Governor Deval Patrick to help shut down the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth. Activists are tying their visit Monday to the eve of the third anniversary of the meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan.
BOSTON (AP) - Governor Deval Patrick is preparing to join operators of Boston's Logan International Airport when the Middle East's biggest airline launches nonstop service to its home airport in the desert city of Dubai. Emirates Airline is set to launch the daily service between Boston and Dubai on Monday afternoon.
BOSTON (AP) - Governor Deval Patrick is set to celebrate the opening of the renovated Yawkey Commuter Rail Station, a development that has paved the way to double service along the 44-mile line running from Worcester to Framingham. Patrick will officially open the station and kick off the enhanced service to Worcester at a ceremony scheduled for Monday morning in Boston.
NEW PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Police say a Massachusetts man was killed when he tried to cross a Maine road on his snowmobile and was hit by a pickup truck. The Somerset County Sheriff's Department says the accident happened around 6:15 p.m. yesterday as 57-year-old Robert Peavey of Gloucester was trying to cross a state route in New Portland.
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