- Man charged in rush-hour explosion that damaged a police car
January 22, 20171:32 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Police have charged a man they believe is responsible for a rush-hour bombing that damaged a Boston police cruiser but caused no serious injuries.
- US Rep. Kennedy: Democrats must heed voters' economic fears
January 22, 201711:41 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — He's heir to a famed political family that traces its roots back to Boston's bare-knuckled campaigns when Democratic ward bosses kept a close ear to the city's narrow streets and tenement hallways.
- Device with propane tank explodes, damages police cruiser
January 20, 20178:16 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — An explosive device with a propane tank blew up near a police cruiser on Friday in what appears to be a deliberate act, police said.
- How much are marathon bombing films getting in tax credits?
January 20, 20171:58 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Hollywood films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shot on location last year to bring the story to the silver screen, but not all the for-profit productions have been forthcoming about the taxpayer-funded benefits they're seeking or have already received for filming in Massachusetts.
- Decorated officer accused of beating girlfriend's 5-year-old
January 20, 201712:07 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A decorated Massachusetts police officer has been charged with beating his girlfriend's 5-year-old son.
- 'I've seen rain:' James Taylor bemoans end of Obama era
January 20, 201711:36 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Half a world away from Washington, James Taylor is greeting fans with a video bemoaning the end of the Obama era.
- Researchers: Trump win alters conversation on gun violence
January 19, 20174:30 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Leading public health researchers and gun safety advocates concede that Republican Donald Trump's election as president changed the national conversation on firearms, but they're urging gun owners and manufacturers to be included in the effort to reduce deaths and injuries from firearms.
- 3 high school seniors among 4 killed in crash of stolen SUV
January 19, 20172:35 PM ET
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Three of the four people who died when a stolen SUV crashed into a tree were high school seniors, their principal said Thursday.
- Ex-senator, 2 former governors are named fellows at Harvard
January 19, 201711:31 AM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Two former governors and a former U.S. senator have been named visiting fellows at the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Institute of Politics at Harvard University.
- Jail time for Massachusetts women who bit off officer's ear
January 19, 201710:16 AM ET
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who bit off a portion of a rookie police officer's ear during her arrest outside a bar has been sentenced to four years in jail.
- Policeman rescues injured owl in road; 2nd time in 3 months
January 19, 20177:40 AM ET
WHATELY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police sergeant is being credited with rescuing an injured owl for the second time in three months.
- Fund created in honor of officer killed by marathon bombers
January 19, 201712:23 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The family of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by the Boston Marathon bombers is creating a new foundation in his name.
- Court orders compromise in drug cases tainted by lab scandal
January 18, 20174:42 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts on Wednesday rejected a proposal to dismiss 24,000 drug convictions because of misconduct by a former state drug lab chemist, but ordered prosecutors to throw out cases clearly tainted by the scandal.
- For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?
January 18, 20172:16 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller.
- Octavia Spencer is named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year
January 18, 20171:31 PM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar and several other awards for best supporting actress in "The Help," was named Woman of the Year on Wednesday by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.