BOSTON (AP) - A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and conspiracy charges. Dias Kadyrbayev (DEE'-us kah-dur-BY'-ehv) admitted in U.S. District Court on Thursday that he removed a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room several days after the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others.
BOSTON (AP) - An early morning blaze that erupted at a Boston home has left one person dead and nine others injured, including five firefighters. Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn says the fire broke out at about 7:30 this morning in the city's Brighton neighborhood and spread to the roof and the building next door. The man who died was found in the basement and may have re-entered to help others escape.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston has joined a growing number of cities that won't hold immigrants suspected of being in the U.S. illegally for possible deportation unless a criminal warrant has been issued for that person's arrest. The city council has unanimously passed the so-called Boston Trust Act.
WESTWOOD, Mass. (AP) - A security guard at an apartment complex for retirees in Westwood has been charged with stealing from residents. Police say tens of thousands of dollars' worth of jewelry and other valuables was stolen from the homes of Fox Hill Village residents while they were either on vacation or away for extended periods of time going back to October.
STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) - Four people are facing charges after police say they found more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana hidden in crates of corn in an Avon warehouse. The Enterprise newspaper reports Jett Ezedi, Donnelley Ray, Stephan Durrant and Sheena Hamilton were arraigned on multiple charges including trafficking marijuana and carrying a firearm without a license.
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