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Welding Company Linked to Deadly Back Bay Blaze Hit with Fine

D & J Ironworks in Malden, the welding company that was allegedly connected with the fatal Back Bay blaze that killed two firefighters, was slapped with a $58,000 fine for a number of fire safety failures, US officials investigating the blaze said. 2 Firefighters Die Battling 9-Alarm Fire on Beacon Street in Back Bay Authorities Search for Cause of Deadly Fire Federal Agency to Probe Back Bay Blaze that Killed 2 Firefighters

Florida Man Who Allegedly Killed 6 Grandkids, Daughter Previously Killed Son

Florida police say Don Spirit had spent time in prison after accidentally killing his son on a hunting trip in 2001.

Market Basket Conflict Crops Up in Newest Mass. Jobs Report

The Massachusetts unemployment rate rose to 5.8 percent from 5.6 percent in July, with the state citing “temporary employment disruptions” in retail for part of the job loss. BLS: Market Basket Drama Sunk US Jobs Numbers Full Market Basket Coverage

Sens. Warren, Markey Oppose Syrian Rebel Training

Democratic U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are opposing President Barack Obama's request to train and arm Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants.

New Dog Comforts Victims in Suffolk DA’s Office

Indy, a golden retriever and golden lab mix, will be the first service canine working in a prosecutor’s office in New England, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley announced Thursday.

Tsarnaev Defense Requests Trial Delay, Change of Venue Hearing

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge Thursday to hold a hearing on a venue change and for more time to prepare for trial. Russians Say Tsarnaev Defense Team Members Posed as FBI Thousands of Potential Jurors to be Summoned in Trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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