WHATELY, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police have released the name of the driver of a fuel tanker who died in a crash on Interstate 91. Officials say 47-year-old Jody Crosby, of Seymour, Connecticut, lost control of the tanker Wednesday afternoon while traveling through Whately. Crosby was pronounced dead at the scene.
BOSTON (AP) - State marijuana regulators are likely to award the first business license under the state's recreational marijuana law, but it won't mean the opening of any pot shops. The Cannabis Control Commission has scheduled a vote for later Thursday on awarding a cultivation license to Sira Naturals. The company operates medical marijuana dispensaries in Cambridge, Somerville and Needham, but is not at this time seeking a license to sell recreational pot.
BOSTON (AP) - Jurors are heading back to federal court for a third day of deliberations in the case against a former New England Mafia boss charged with killing a nightclub owner more than two decades ago. Jurors in the Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme case left the Boston courthouse Wednesday without reaching a verdict. They're expected to get back to work on Thursday. DiSarro's remains were found in 2016 near a mill building in Providence, Rhode Island.
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston-based consumer watchdog group has warned of the dangers to children of water balloon slingshots, lawn darts and other summer toys. Those playthings top a list of 10 questionable toys issued Thursday by World Against Toys Causing Harm, better known by its acronym, W.A.T.C.H. The organization says more than 2.5 million American children are injured each summer, and many of those accidents are preventable.
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