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Officials: Estimated 100,000 hens died in Connecticut fire

Officials: Estimated 100,000 hens died in Connecticut fire

An estimated 100,000 hens died in a weekend fire at a Connecticut farm owned by one of the country’s largest egg producers, Connecticut officials confirmed Monday. It’s one of several such fires that have killed millions of chickens around the country over the past decade.MORE

Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes

Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes

The man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England is asking for minutes from the grand jury proceeding that led to his indictment, seeking to learn what was disclosed about his grandfather’s death three years earlier.MORE

Massachusetts abortion hotline now offers free legal advice

Massachusetts abortion hotline now offers free legal advice

Massachusetts launched a hotline Monday offering free legal advice to people seeking abortions in the state, as well as their health care providers and helpers — joining several other states in a move spurred by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade last summer, which has led to increasingly restrictive abortion laws in other states.MORE

Rhode Island officer acquitted in shooting of teenager

Rhode Island officer acquitted in shooting of teenager

A Rhode Island police officer who was off duty and out of uniform when he shot the 18-year-old driver of a car he had witnessed speeding past him on the highway was acquitted by a jury Thursday of several charges.MORE

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