- New England governors urge FDA to set tougher opioid labels Updated: Aug-31-15 4:02 pm
BOSTON - The governors of all six New England states have sent a letter urging the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to tighten warnings on opioids.
- Massachusetts regional forums to focus on Open Meeting Law Updated: Aug-29-15 2:46 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy's office will hold four regional educational forums on the Open Meeting Law throughout the state this fall.
- McKeon takes oath as new leader of state police Updated: Aug-27-15 4:33 pm
WORCESTER, Massachusetts - The Massachusetts State Police officially have a new leader.
- State police investigating SWAT raid at Worcester home Updated: Aug-25-15 7:14 am
WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Massachusetts State Police have are investigating a no-knock SWAT raid that a Worcester family says was a mistake.
- Top transportation official backs permit for Wynn casino Updated: Aug-24-15 5:59 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts' top transportation official says Wynn has adequately addressed traffic and transit issues surrounding its planned $1.7 billion casino project for the Everett waterfront.
- AG Healey top Massachusetts Democrat to back Clinton Updated: Aug-20-15 4:58 pm
BOSTON - Attorney General Maura Healey says she's backing Hillary Clinton for president.
- New Hampshire governor names transportation nominee Updated: Aug-19-15 2:32 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan plans to nominate a Massachusetts transportation official to become commissioner of the same agency in her state.
- Healey proposes new tool in fighting opioid abuse epidemic Updated: Aug-17-15 7:49 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has proposed legislation that would make trafficking in a powerful narcotic often added to heroin a crime in an effort to fight the state's opioid abuse epidemic.
- AG Healey remains strong backer of Planned Parenthood Updated: Aug-13-15 4:10 pm
BOSTON - The renewed national focus on Planned Parenthood is highlighting Attorney General Maura Healey's strong support of the group.
- Massachusetts Senate president backs body camera grants Updated: Aug-12-15 6:04 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg wants state lawmakers to approve funding to help local police departments try body cameras.
- Man gets jail time for assault on Massachusetts trooper Updated: Aug-12-15 7:32 am
PITTSFIELD, Massachusetts - A Georgia man has been sentenced to a year jail for injuring a state trooper and leading police on a chase after a traffic stop in Massachusetts.
- Massachusetts governor leads ALS ice bucket challenge Updated: Aug-10-15 5:23 pm
BOSTON - A deep freeze fell briefly upon Beacon Hill on a warm August day as Gov. Charlie Baker, members of his staff and other top state officials took the ice bucket challenge to help find a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease.
- Court strikes down law barring false campaign statements Updated: Aug-06-15 4:07 pm
BOSTON - A Massachusetts law that makes it a crime to publish false statements about political candidates is unconstitutional, the state's highest court ruled Thursday.
- Trooper held on assault charges released from custody Updated: Aug-06-15 3:15 am
GARDNER, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts state trooper accused of injuring his girlfriend in a domestic violence incident was released from custody after a dangerousness hearing.
- Nearly 3 dozen potential 2016 ballot questions filed Updated: Aug-05-15 6:38 pm
BOSTON - Proposals to legalize the sale of fireworks, expand access to charter schools, provide more revenue for community hospitals, and bolster the state's reliance on renewable energy are some of the potential ballot questions filed with the state attorney general's office.
- Mayors of Braintree, Leominster join MassDOT board Updated: Aug-04-15 11:31 am
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker has appointed a pair of mayors to the reconstituted board of directors for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.