- Fairgrounds owner pursues horse racing after casino bid dies Updated: May-05-16 1:00 am
BOSTON - Thoroughbred horse racing is poised to return to the Brockton Fairgrounds this summer, after Massachusetts regulators rejected a bid to build a casino on the property.
- Teen wanted in connection with shooting turns himself in Updated: May-04-16 11:07 pm
ROWLEY, Massachusetts - Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy who they say shot one teenager and fired at another near a shopping center in Rowley.
- Duke, Cincinnati lead Hall of Fame Tip-Off Updated: May-04-16 9:07 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA Tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
- Massachusetts tax collections fall short again in April Updated: May-04-16 6:17 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts collected more than $2.9 billion in taxes in April - about 3 percent less than what was collected in April of last year.
- Massachusetts GOP governor says he won't vote for Trump Updated: May-04-16 5:23 pm
BOSTON - With Donald Trump now his party's presumptive nominee, Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker suggested Wednesday that he might not even cast a vote for president in November.
- Portland Pirates to move from Maine to Springfield Updated: May-04-16 5:17 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League are poised to leave their Maine home in favor of Springfield, Massachusetts.
- Celtics' president Ainge embracing expectation-filled summer Updated: May-04-16 4:58 pm
BOSTON - During his tenure as Celtics president, Danny Ainge has developed a reputation as deal maker that pounces on opportunities.
- Sex abuse victims, lawmakers push for right to sue molesters Updated: May-04-16 4:58 pm
ALBANY, New York - New Yorkers who were molested as children joined lawmakers and advocates in a two-day rally for lifting the state's statute of limitations on suing abusers, saying the law closing the window at age 23 guarantees many more young victims.
- Pig that attacked, injured 2 people on farm to be euthanized Updated: May-04-16 4:02 pm
TOWNSEND, Massachusetts - Authorities say a pig that attacked two people on a Massachusetts farm will be euthanized and tested for rabies.
- Ariz. man pleads guilty to luring Massachusetts teen for sex Updated: May-04-16 3:56 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona man accused of luring a Massachusetts boy to have sex has changed his plea to guilty.
- Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high Updated: May-04-16 3:41 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Investigators say a former chemist who tested drugs for Massachusetts police departments was high almost every day she went to work for eight years, potentially putting thousands of criminal convictions in jeopardy.
- Boston traffic reporter comes out as a woman Updated: May-04-16 3:38 pm
BOSTON - The familiar voice coming over the radios of tens of thousands of Boston area drivers on the way to work Wednesday was the same. But the name had changed.
- Massachusetts paid $687,000 to dead pensioners Updated: May-04-16 3:11 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts has paid out more than $687,000 to deceased pensioners. That's according to an audit released Wednesday that also found the agency had underpaid pensioners whose designated beneficiaries had died by more than $271,000.
- Bibles taken from Christian store, 8th Commandment be damned Updated: May-04-16 2:58 pm
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Police say two men were caught flouting the Eighth Commandment when surveillance video captured them stealing nearly $500 worth of Bibles from a Christian store in Massachusetts.
- Gov. Baker helps stock Boston pond with trout Updated: May-04-16 2:08 pm
BOSTON - One thousand trout have a new home in Jamaica Pond thanks to the efforts of Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, state environmental officials and local schoolchildren.
- Massachusetts delegation questions Swedish lobster ban push Updated: May-04-16 12:34 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts congressional delegation is joining its Maine counterparts in questioning a push by the Swedish government to declare American lobsters an invasive species.
- Book Review: 'Mission Hill' by Pamela Wechsler Updated: May-04-16 12:22 pm
"Mission Hill" (Minotaur Books), by Pamela Wechsler
- 9 more workers at closed school face abuse charges, 16 total Updated: May-04-16 9:27 am
GREAT BARRINGTON, Massachusetts - Nine more employees of a now-closed Massachusetts school for boys with autism and behavioral disorders have been charged with physically abusing students, raising the number of employees charged to 16.
- Holyoke murder trial coming to a close Updated: May-04-16 7:57 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - The trial of a Holyoke man charged with fatally stabbing another man during an argument is coming to a close.
- Police chief who called for marathon bomber's burial retires Updated: May-04-16 7:49 am
WORCESTER, Massachusetts - The Massachusetts police chief who made national news in 2013 when he publicly pleaded for someone to step forward and bury the body of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is retiring.
- Pregnant woman attacked by group of men in Cambridge Updated: May-04-16 6:55 am
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Police say a "love triangle situation" may have caused a group of up to eight men to attack a pregnant woman near Central Square in Cambridge.
- Firefighter, 18-month-old among 4 injured in Weymouth blaze Updated: May-04-16 3:33 am
WEYMOUTH, Massachusetts - Fire officials say an 18-month-old and a Weymouth firefighter were among four people hospitalized after a blaze ripped through a suburban Boston apartment complex.
- College student launches new line of dolls for boys of color Updated: May-04-16 12:45 am
WELLESLEY, Massachusetts - When Jennifer Pierre visits the toy store, she sees shelves of dolls that are mostly girls and mostly white. She wants to change that.
- New signature deadline for ballot question backers Updated: May-04-16 12:18 am
BOSTON - Supporters of proposed ballot questions, including one that would legalize recreational marijuana, are entering the next phase of their efforts to get their measures before Massachusetts voters.
- PBS show spotlights Martha's Vineyard lighthouse move Updated: May-04-16 12:15 am
AQUINNAH, Massachusetts - An imperiled lighthouse moved off an eroding Martha's Vineyard cliff is getting its moment on screen.