WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts Air National Guard officer says authorities are still searching for the pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in Virginia and do not know whether the pilot may have ejected. The single-seat F-15C crashed in the mountains of western Virginia this morning. The guard says the pilot taking the plane to New Orleans for maintenance.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that allowing male guards to videotape strip searches of female inmates at a western Massachusetts jail is unconstitutional. The judge in U.S. District Court in Springfield ruled that allowing men to videotape nude female inmates at the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center is "antithetical to human dignity" and "deeply humiliating."
CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) - Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker says the state should take steps to exclude immigrants in the country illegally from public housing. Baker unveiled a series of public housing proposals during a campaign stop in Chelsea today, including one that he said would automatically give preference to citizens and legal immigrants who are currently on lengthy waiting lists for subsidized housing.
BOSTON (AP) - A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are appealing a federal judge's decision to dismiss their lawsuit. The town of Barnstable, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and local businesses and residents argue in their appeal that the judge was wrong to rule that the federal court had no jurisdiction in their suit, which challenged the company's contract to sell energy to NSTAR, a local utility provider.
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man who was seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has married a nurse who helped him recover. James Costello married Christa D'Agostino on Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Boston in front of about 160 guests. The Hyatt and other wedding vendors donated their services.
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