Stories tagged: massachusetts
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
Though Jimmy Tingle has long made biting political humor a staple of his stand-up routines, he insists his dive into Massachusetts politics is anything but comic relief.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
The Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry has lost track of more than 1,700 convicted sex offenders, according to a state audit released on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeast are keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Jose as it spins in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to menace the region by the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017
Lawmakers in Massachusetts are considering requiring presidential candidates to disclose their personal finances before appearing on the primary ballot.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
Police are providing extra patrols around the home of a Massachusetts woman who won the $758.7 million Powerball prize.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017
A 53-year-old Massachusetts hospital worker stepped forward Thursday to claim the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history – a $758.7 million Powerball prize – after breaking the news to …
Tue., July 25, 2017
Prosecutors say a 38-year-old Massachusetts man charged with impregnating an 11-year-old girl denies raping the girl, and instead suggested that she might have become pregnant by having sex with him …
Wed., May 3, 2017
A vehicle suddenly accelerated at an indoor auto auction and struck several people before it crashed through a wall of the building Wednesday, killing three people and injuring nine others.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017
DNA evidence is being credited with finding the man authorities say killed a New York City woman who was out running near her mother’s Massachusetts home last summer.
Thu., April 6, 2017
A wild turkey is giving thanks after safely making its way across a heavily trafficked Massachusetts interstate during rush hour.
Wed., April 5, 2017
Massachusetts State Police say 19 students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after their school bus was involved in a crash.
Sun., April 2, 2017
The Massachusetts city of Cambridge is weighing whether to call for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump. Vice Mayor Marc McGovern has filed a policy order for Monday’s city …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017
Federal authorities say they have found about $20 million in cash hidden inside a box spring in a Massachusetts apartment as part of the investigation into an internet telecom company …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has told supporters she will run for re-election in 2018.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017
The first Roman Catholic bishop in the United States to be indicted on a sexual-abuse claim during a flood of abuse accusations against church officials has died. Former Bishop of …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
A Massachusetts man says his father’s World War II Purple Heart stolen earlier this year has been returned, perhaps by a thief who had an “attack of conscience.”
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
A woman walking on the beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts found a memorial bracelet in the sand that was engraved with the name of a Portland soldier who was killed …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
Archeologists have pinpointed what they think is the exact spot where the Pilgrims lived in the years after landing in the New World.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
A storm system is bringing wintry weather to the Northeast, dumping up to 18 inches of snow in parts of upstate New York.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Voters in California and Massachusetts approved recreational marijuana initiatives today, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions in what is turning out to be the biggest electoral victory for …
Wed., May 11, 2016
A man described by his family as mentally disturbed went on a stabbing rampage hours after leaving a hospital, killing two people and assaulting and stabbing others in a house …
Wed., April 13, 2016
Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have written letters to several national retailers expressing concern about on-call scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers …
Thu., April 7, 2016
A man shot and injured a former co-worker at a Massachusetts business before killing himself in what police are calling an act of workplace violence.
Wed., March 9, 2016
Chipotle store in Massachusetts was closed Wednesday after the local health board said an employee there tested positive for norovirus.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016
A teenager who raped and killed his high school math teacher was sentenced Friday to life in prison with eligibility for parole in 40 years.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016
Massachusetts law protects gays, others while allowing churches to hire within their faith.
Tue., Jan. 13, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Even in these tough economic times, many people are feeling lucky. More than half of all states with lotteries have reported rising sales over the past six …