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Aaron Hernandez to be arraigned in witness intimidation case

BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is set to be arraigned on a charge he tried to silence a witness in a double murder case by shooting him in the face.

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Boston Bruins elevate Don Sweeney to general manager

In this July 9, 2007,  file photo, Boston Bruins director of player development Don Sweeney, center, watches play during a hockey team development camp in Wilmington, Mass. The Bruins announced Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Sweeney has been elevated to general manager, taking over for his former boss, Peter Chiarelli, who was fired in April after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight years. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins made longtime defenseman Don Sweeney the general manager on Wednesday, replacing fired GM Peter Chiarelli with his former assistant and Harvard teammate.

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Ortiz, Napoli homer as Red Sox top Rangers 4-3

Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli hits a solo homer against the Texas Rangers in the fourth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli found a flaw in his swing on the cross-country flight after his difficult road trip. Then he sent a liner soaring into the left-field seats.

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Judge expected to set date for Tsarnaev sentencing hearing

This undated photo released by the FBI on April 19, 2013 shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. On Friday, May 15, 2015, Tsarnaev was sentenced to death by lethal injection for the 2013 Boston Marathon terror attack. (FBI via AP, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death next month after at least 20 victims describe the impact the terror attack had on their lives.

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Marathon bomber likely to appeal over Boston trial site

This undated photo released by the FBI on April 19, 2013 shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. On Friday, May 15, 2015, Tsarnaev was sentenced to death by lethal injection for the 2013 Boston Marathon terror attack. (FBI via AP, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s appeal of his death sentence is likely to focus on the judge’s refusal to move the trial out of Boston and the prosecution’s barrage of heartbreaking testimony from more than a dozen victims of the attack.

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