Threat targets Houston schools

The Houston Independent School District increased security measures Thursday after receiving a threat similar to the one that shut down Los …

Philip Chism rubs his eyes during closing arguments of his murder trial in Salem Superior Court, Monday, Dec. 14,2015, during closing arguments. The Massachusetts teenager was found guilty on Tuesday of raping 
and killing his high school teacher.
(Mark Lorenz/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

Lawyers for Philip Chism back in court

Lawyers of a teen who was convicted for the murder and rape of his math teacher were back in court on Wednesday on a different assault.

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Police: Man used vacant house to grow pot

Springfield police say that a neighbor’s complaint about banging noises led them to the discovery of a “huge” marijuana growing operation.