- Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hall
May 2, 20165:50 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh says a transgender pride flag raised Monday over Boston City Hall plaza will continue to fly until everyone is equal under the law in Massachusetts.
- Education secretary calls for repeal of 2 transgender laws
May 2, 20165:34 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Laws in North Carolina and Mississippi that restrict the rights of transgender Americans are hateful and should be repealed, Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said Monday.JENNIFER C. KERRCHRISTINE ARMARIOAPCopyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
- Convicted fraudster of Boston bombing charity denied release
May 2, 201611:15 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man convicted along with his brother of scamming the Boston Marathon victims' compensation fund out of more than $2 million using the name of a dead aunt has lost his bid to remain free while he challenges the conviction.
- 'Family Guy' creator to sing with Boston Pops opening night
May 1, 20165:50 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane is helping the Boston Pops kick off its spring concert series.
- Family Guy creator to sing with Boston Pops opening night
May 1, 20164:00 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is helping the Boston Pops kick off its spring concert series.
- Court to hear appeal from man convicted in boy's killing
May 1, 20161:55 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts will hear arguments this week in an appeal by a man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.
- Connecticut governor gets JFK award for pro-refugee stance
May 1, 20161:50 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Connecticut's governor has received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his public support of resettling Syrian refugees in the U.S.
- Regulators consider how to save southern New England lobster
May 1, 20161:12 PM ET
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators will consider authorizing new tools to address southern New England's declining lobster population.
- The Latest: Group 'cooperating' after fatal duck boat crash
April 30, 20164:16 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a woman driving a scooter struck and killed by a duck boat in Boston (all times local):
- Woman struck, killed by duck boat in downtown Boston
April 30, 20163:09 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A 29-year-old woman has died after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston.
- SUV crashes into day care center, pinning toddler
April 29, 201610:51 AM ET
BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a driver having a medical episode struck several cars and crashed through the wall of a day care center, pinning a toddler beneath the vehicle.
- Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston
April 29, 20161:11 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac are stopping people in their tracks in downtown Boston and sparking conversations.
- Men accused in terror plot arraigned on additional charges
April 28, 20169:00 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Two men already held on charges they conspired to help the Islamic State group have pleaded not guilty to additional terrorism charges.
- Whitey Bulger's girlfriend gets 21 more months in prison
April 28, 20166:02 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Thursday to an additional 21 months in prison by a judge who said she had shown a "twisted" sense of loyalty to Bulger by refusing to testify about whether other people helped him while he was a fugitive.
- Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales
April 28, 20165:56 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old.