- In Massachusetts, lottery and casinos vie for gambling cash Updated: Jul-02-15 5:42 pm
BOSTON - Call it a clash of the state's gambling titans.
- North Carolina shark attack victim says fortunate to survive Updated: Jul-02-15 5:41 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The latest survivor in a record-breaking string of seven North Carolina shark attacks said Thursday he's very fortunate to be alive and thankful for the emergency help he received after struggling ashore.
- Plainridge Park generates $6.1M in gambling revenues Updated: Jul-02-15 5:16 pm
PLAINVILLE, Massachusetts - The first casino in Massachusetts generated $6.1 million in gambling revenues during its first week of operation.
- Image released of girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor Updated: Jul-02-15 4:28 pm
BOSTON - Authorities have released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead last week inside a plastic bag along a Boston Harbor shoreline and are hoping it generates clues about her identity.
- Police: Drunk driver crashes into 1769 Cape Cod house Updated: Jul-02-15 3:31 pm
BARNSTABLE, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man is facing a drunken driving charge after police say he crashed a pickup truck through the front of an 18th century home on Cape Cod.
- Economists: Harsh winter didn't hurt Massachusetts economy Updated: Jul-02-15 1:50 pm
BOSTON - The brutal winter had only a "transitory, and ultimately minor" effect on the state's overall economy, according to economists who said Thursday that Massachusetts is in many ways experiencing its strongest expansion since the late 1990s.
- Massachusetts police kill man who pointed BB gun at them Updated: Jul-02-15 12:44 pm
BROCKTON, Massachusetts - A prosecutor's office says police in Massachusetts have shot and killed a man who pointed a realistic-looking BB gun at them.
- Police investigate unattended death at Burlington hotel Updated: Jul-02-15 11:28 am
BURLINGTON, Massachusetts - Police are investigating an unattended death at a Burlington hotel.
- Good Samaritan shot following traffic accident Updated: Jul-02-15 8:52 am
LYNN, Massachusetts - Police and witnesses say a good Samaritan who came to the aid of an elderly man who was being assaulted following a traffic accident in Lynn was himself shot by the assailant who then fled the scene.
- Firefighters respond to small fire at South Station Updated: Jul-02-15 8:17 am
BOSTON - Boston firefighters responded to a small electrical fire at South Station, but there are no reports of injuries.
- Landmark Berkshire County resort sold for $18M Updated: Jul-02-15 8:05 am
LENOX, Massachusetts - A landmark Berkshire County resort once owned by Harriet Beecher Stowe has been sold for $18 million.
- Harvard announces computer data breach Updated: Jul-02-15 7:34 am
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Harvard University is investigating a security breach into its data systems.
- Man accused of Easter Sunday shooting denies murder charge Updated: Jul-02-15 7:26 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A Holyoke man charged with shooting another man to death after an argument on Easter Sunday has been held without bail.
- 2 men indicted on charges related to Boston boat accident Updated: Jul-02-15 6:05 am
BOSTON - Two Boston men have been indicted on charges related to a boating accident in which a young woman lost her arm in the propeller.
- Police arrest woman in connection to cemetery shooting Updated: Jul-02-15 4:55 am
WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Police say a Massachusetts woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a man who was shot while visiting the grave of a close friend.
- Bruins busy on first day of free agency Updated: Jul-01-15 11:22 pm
BOSTON - Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team's feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league.
- Remains of World War II Marine returned home 71 years later Updated: Jul-01-15 8:47 pm
WESTFIELD, Massachusetts - A Marine killed in World War II is being buried in his Massachusetts hometown 71 years after he died in the Pacific battle of Tarawa.
- 2 brothers plead not guilty in fatal Springfield shooting Updated: Jul-01-15 8:05 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Two brothers are held without bail in connection with a double shooting in Springfield that left one man dead and another in the hospital with gunshot wounds.
- Ex-NFL player pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probation Updated: Jul-01-15 5:05 pm
WRENTHAM, Massachusetts - Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation.
- University takes new steps to comply with Iranian sanctions Updated: Jul-01-15 5:02 pm
AMHERST, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts university says it will continue to admit Iranian nationals but is taking new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran.
- 2 shot in Plymouth; search on for suspect Updated: Jul-01-15 4:32 pm
PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts - Police say two men shot overnight in Plymouth are hospitalized as investigators search for a suspect.
- Registration to open Sept. 14 for 2015 Boston Marathon Updated: Jul-01-15 3:36 pm
BOSTON - Registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon will open Sept. 14 and use the same process as in recent years to allow the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.
- Documentary film about Market Basket dispute nears release Updated: Jul-01-15 1:45 pm
BOSTON - One of the most remarkable work stoppages in U.S. labor history will soon be the subject of a documentary film.
- Judge rejects Aaron Hernandez move to toss murder conviction Updated: Jul-01-15 10:52 am
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts judge who oversaw the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has rejected a request to throw out his first-degree murder conviction or reduce it to second-degree murder.
- Teen charged with killing math teacher wants trial moved Updated: Jul-01-15 9:56 am
SALEM, Massachusetts - Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher have asked a judge to move his trial, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the publicity the case has received.