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HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) - Officials have released the name of the skateboarder killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer in Massachusetts over the weekend. A spokeswoman for the Essex district attorney says 27-year-old Efrain Alejandro Gonzalez-Zamora was struck while skateboarding in Haverhill around 3:40 a.m. Saturday. No charges have been filed. The crash remains under investigation.

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) - The surveillance cameras that have become regular features in school security plans can be vital after a crisis, when it comes time to review what happened. They're not as useful for preventing problems. Emerging facial recognition systems have the potential to change that by alerting administrators in real time to people who don't belong _ but the technology raises another set of concerns about student privacy and civil rights.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has died in motor vehicle crash with his motorcycle. The Berkshire Eagle reports 49-year-old Steven Fortier was riding a Harley Davidson in North Adams on Friday when he collided with an Audi heading the opposite way. Fortier was transported to a hospital where he died. State police say the crash is under investigation. The driver of the Audi is Joseph Thompson of Adams. No charges have been filed against him. He and a passenger did not suffer serious injuries in the accident

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) - A former star of "The Dukes of Hazzard" television show has pleaded guilty to inappropriately touching two women in the cast of a musical in Massachusetts in which he starred. Prosecutors say 66-year-old Tom Wopat was sentenced Friday to a year of probation after pleading guilty to two counts of annoying and accosting a person of the opposite sex. He was charged last August with touching two female cast members while rehearsing for "42nd Street" at Waltham's Reagle Music Theatre.

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