- New England digs out from first big snowfall of season
February 6, 201612:22 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — New England is digging out from its first big snowfall of the season that dumped more than a foot in some places and left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power, as forecasters eye another potential winter storm early next week.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding
February 5, 201611:02 PM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.
- New England sees first serious snowfall of the season
February 5, 20168:19 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A winter storm packing heavy, wet snow gave New England its first real taste of winter Friday, toppling trees and knocking out power to more than 180,000 customers and threatening to cover some spots a foot deep.
- The Latest: 6-year-old hit by falling tree limb dies
February 5, 20168:10 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm that dropped more than a foot of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local):
- Can Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate
February 5, 20165:12 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Two legal scholars squared off in a public debate on Friday to settle whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Spoiler alert: They didn't settle it.
- Salem Witch Museum loses bid for witch trials book
February 5, 20161:24 PM ET
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Officials at a museum in Salem, Massachusetts, say they weren't able to get their hands on a psalm book once owned by a judge in the city's famed witch trials.
- Mass. woman pleads guilty to slamming kids' heads on floor
February 5, 20168:23 AM ET
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has been sentenced to nine months in jail for slamming her four young children's heads into the floor of a Springfield grocery store while high on drugs.
- Officials: Death of boy found near highway ruled a homicide
February 5, 20167:16 AM ET
FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a 5-year-old boy whose remains were found wrapped in a blanket and packed in a suitcase by the side of a Massachusetts highway has been ruled a homicide.
- Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials
February 5, 201612:49 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.
- In Boston area, the bald eagle population is soaring
February 4, 201612:25 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — People spotting bald eagles in the skies over the Boston area aren't hallucinating — there really are more of the majestic birds of prey setting up shop in the urban eastern areas of the state, experts say.
- Mary Fiumara, mother from classic Prince pasta TV ad, dies
February 3, 20168:30 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mary Fiumara, best known as the mother who called for her son to come home for dinner in a classic Prince pasta television commercial of the 1960s, has died at age 88.
- Boston mobster's longtime love pleads guilty to contempt
February 3, 20164:08 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The woman who spent 16 years on the run with Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger pleaded guilty Wednesday to a criminal contempt charge for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating whether other people helped him as a fugitive.
- Student says he's in trouble for renting dorm room on Airbnb
February 2, 20164:52 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A student at Emerson College in Boston says he's facing disciplinary action after renting out his dorm room on Airbnb.
- Lawyer wants manslaughter case put on hold in teen's suicide
February 2, 20163:00 PM ET
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for a Massachusetts teen charged with manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself asked a judge Tuesday to put the case on hold until the state's highest court decides her appeal.
- Congresswoman fighting "swatting" calls gets targeted by 1
February 1, 20166:22 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts congresswoman said she and her family were the victims of a so-called "swatting" attack — the very kind of bogus emergency call she has filed legislation to combat.