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Massachusetts News: Lawrence Man, Yoan Paniagua Arrested For Fentanyl Possession

Law enforcement allegedly seized ½ kilo of fentanyl from defendant’s vehicle BOSTON, Ms. (STL.News)– A Lawrence man was arrested on March 12, 2019, and charged in federal court in Boston with possession with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl. Yoan Paniagua, 24, was charged with possession with intent to distribute 400 grams … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Lawrence Man, Yoan Paniagua Arrested For Fentanyl Possession

No. 15 KU tops No. 16 K-State 64-49 to maintain Big 12 hopes

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 18 points and 14 rebounds to cement his front-runner status for Big 12 player of the year, and No. 15 Kansas pounded No. 16 Kansas State 64-49 on Monday night to keep alive its hopes of a 15th consecutive conference championship. Devon Dotson added 16 points and fellow … Continue reading No. 15 KU tops No. 16 K-State 64-49 to maintain Big 12 hopes

LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: Warren brings her populist message to campaign

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the 2020 election (all times local): 12:45 p.m. One of Elizabeth Warren’s rivals in the Democratic race for president is coming to her defense in the face of attacks by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) says Trump’s name-calling is … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: Warren brings her populist message to campaign

LAWRENCE, Mass | Faded mill city a fitting backdrop for Warren’s announcement

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially jumps into the race for president, it won’t be from Cambridge, Massachusetts, her refined hometown where Harvard and MIT are located. She won’t do it from Boston, where presidential hopefuls have launched campaigns almost as often as the city’s sports teams have been winning championships. … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Faded mill city a fitting backdrop for Warren’s announcement

LAWRENCE, Mass | Warren picks a faded mill city for presidential announcement

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is expected to launch her presidential campaign in one of New England’s poorest and most heavily Latino communities. John Cluverius, a political science professor at the University of Massachusetts, says Lawrence, Massachusetts, provides an ideal backdrop for the Democrat’s announcement Saturday. The faded mill city was once … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Warren picks a faded mill city for presidential announcement

LAWRENCE, Kan | No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final Four rematch

LAWRENCE, Kan— Lagerald Vick had never watched last season’s Final Four loss to Villanova before this week, when top-ranked Kansas had to endure every minute of it while prepping for Saturday’s game against the Wildcats. “We watched it for like, a week straight,” Vick said. “It was definitely hard.” He’ll have better memories of the … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan | No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final Four rematch

LAWRENCE, Kan | No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final 4 rematch

LAWRENCE, Kan— Lagerald Vick had never watched last season’s Final Four loss to Villanova before this week, when top-ranked Kansas had to endure every minute of it while prepping for Saturday’s game against the Wildcats. “We watched it for like, a week straight,” Vick said. “It was definitely hard.” He’ll have better memories of the … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan | No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final 4 rematch

LAWRENCE, Mass | Politicians say utility at center of explosions should close

LAWRENCE, Mass— Executives at the utility company responsible for September’s natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts should step down, congressional members said Monday at a special hearing into the disaster. The six House and Senate members from Massachusetts and New Hampshire held the hearing at a packed middle school gymnasium in Lawrence. They took … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Politicians say utility at center of explosions should close

LAWRENCE, Mass. | No heat, no stove: Gas explosions create Thanksgiving blues

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Families in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts are facing a challenging Thanksgiving more than two months after natural gas explosions and fires leveled homes and left thousands without heat or hot water. More than 2,000 homes are still without gas service in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover after gas lines were overpressurized … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass. | No heat, no stove: Gas explosions create Thanksgiving blues

LAWRENCE, Kan | Hat is back: Miles signs 5-year contract to coach Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan  — Les Miles is headed back to the Big 12 and another massive rebuilding job, this time taking on the downtrodden program at Kansas in a splashy hire aimed at energizing a weary fan base. The deal was finalized shortly before Miles arrived at the airport in nearby Topeka on Sunday. Miles signed … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan | Hat is back: Miles signs 5-year contract to coach Kansas

LAWRENCE, Mass | Overpressurized lines caused deadly gas explosions, feds say

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Federal investigators are confirming overpressurized natural gas lines were the source of the deadly explosions and fires in communities north of Boston last month. Thursday’s preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says Columbia Gas workers failed to account for the location of critical gas pressure sensors in Lawrence on Sept. … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Overpressurized lines caused deadly gas explosions, feds say

LAWRENCE, Mass. | Official: Pressure sensors focus of gas explosions probe

LAWRENCE, Mass. — The investigation into the Boston-area natural gas explosions is partially focused on pressure sensors that were connected to a gas line that was being taken out of service shortly before the blasts, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday. NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt said the sensors can signal for … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass. | Official: Pressure sensors focus of gas explosions probe

LAWRENCE, Mass | Investigator: No evidence gas explosions intentional

LAWRENCE, Mass  — There’s no evidence to suggest the gas explosions that rocked communities north of Boston were intentional, a federal investigator said Saturday. As federal officials opened their investigation into Thursday’s disaster, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said that there doesn’t appear to be “anything nefarious, anything suspicious, anything intentional.” He said … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Investigator: No evidence gas explosions intentional

LAWRENCE, Mass. | Everyone wants answers: Mass., feds hunt for gas blast cause

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Investigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins. Authorities said an estimated 8,000 people were displaced at … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass. | Everyone wants answers: Mass., feds hunt for gas blast cause

LAWRENCE, Mass | Officials work to pinpoint cause of ‘Armageddon’-like blasts

LAWRENCE, Mass  — Investigators were working Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of dramatic natural gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins. Authorities said an estimated 8,000 people were displaced at the height of Thursday’s post-explosion chaos in three towns north … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Officials work to pinpoint cause of ‘Armageddon’-like blasts

LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: NTSB responds to area of gas explosions

LAWRENCE, Mass  — The Latest on gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to Massachusetts to investigate a series of gas explosions blamed for one death and dozens of fires. An agency spokesman said during a news conference in Washington on Friday that pipelines … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: NTSB responds to area of gas explosions

CLEMSON, S.C. | No. 2 Clemson pounds Furman 48-7, QB question unanswered

CLEMSON, S.C. — Freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson scored on all five of his drives as the Tigers opened their season with a 48-7 rout of Furman on Saturday. Even with Lawrence’s impressive debut, going 9 for 15 for 137 yards and no interceptions, senior starter Kelly Bryant … Continue reading CLEMSON, S.C. | No. 2 Clemson pounds Furman 48-7, QB question unanswered

LAWRENCE, Kan. | Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a police officer’s neck. Lawrence attorney Sarah Swain apologized amid the resignation call from … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan. | Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop