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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl swung her legs in a seat as she chanted,… Read more

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(Photo Courtesy NASA) By DMITRY LOVETSKY and JIM HEINTZ Associated Press BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth has docked with the International Space… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Marc Nozell) By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server “clean”… Read more

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photo MGN/ABC News Good Morning America SEATTLE (AP) — Amanda Knox says she’s “tremendously relieved and grateful” that Italy’s highest court overturned her murder conviction in the slaying of her roommate. Knox said in a statement Friday… Read more

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By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans on Friday vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus’ legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on Boston police and seriously wounded an officer before being killed by authorities. An apparent innocent bystander also was injured. The shootout happened shortly after 6:30 p.m…. Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A grand jury in Boston has indicted a personal care assistant on charges she stole nearly $128,500 from a disabled Vietnam War veteran for whom she was caring. The Suffolk County grand jury Thursday indicted 48-year-old… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Frustration is mounting over rising electric bills and now, the Mass. Attorney General is getting involved. It’s the same old story when it comes to electric bills, but customers are still waiting for a different ending…. Read more

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By COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case. The decision by… Read more

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By BOB SALSBERG and STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The governor of Massachusetts has formally asked the federal government to declare a disaster in 10 counties after a record-setting series of winter storms. Gov. Charlie… Read more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held. Fall River police on Friday announced the arrest of… Read more

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(AP Photo/Faith Ninivaggi, Pool) by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that he was intoxicated in the hours… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A Boston woman has been indicted on charges of fraudulently receiving tens of thousands of dollars in benefits by claiming she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. Joanna Leigh was indicted on charges of larceny and… Read more

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who’s dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston firefighters observed a moment of silence to remember two colleagues killed a year ago in a wind-swept fire in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood. Thirty-three-year-old firefighter Michael Kennedy and 43-year-old Lt…. Read more