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Snow Storm Winds Down Overnight - Areas of Heavier Snow Persist Through 12am

Areas of moderate to locally heavy snow will continue across the region through midnight with a trend towards lighter and more intermittent snowfall developing.  Snowfall will become much lighter and scattered in nature after midnight tapering to scattered snow showers towards daybreak.  Additional accumulations of 1"-4" likely in many areas through 3am.  Slow and slick travel conditions with reduced visibility at times persisting through the night.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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Mass. man accused of filing fake marathon claim

BOSTON (AP) -- A Boston man is scheduled to be arraigned on charges that he made a fake claim of nearly $2.2 million to the main compensation fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims.
 
Twenty-two-year-old Branden Mattier  is to appear in Boston Municipal Court on charges of attempted larceny and identity theft.  
 
Attorney General Martha Coakley said Mattier claimed to The One Fund that his long-dead aunt had lost both legs in the April 15 attacks that killed three people and injured more than 260. She said Mattier's aunt
died more than 10 years ago.            
 
Coakley said Mattier was arrested Tuesday when he accepted a fake check for $2.195 million from an undercover state trooper.
 
Coakley said The One Fund reported the suspicious claim to her office.            
 
It is not known who is representing Mattier.  
 
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