- 14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak
December 17, 20147:21 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if the so-called clean rooms had been disinfected.
- Ex-chief in Uzi death case indicted on unrelated charges
December 17, 20147:56 AM ET
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police chief acquitted of charges connected to the 2008 death of an 8-year-old boy at a gun show has been indicted on unrelated firearms charges.
- Mom charged with murder after babies' bodies found
December 16, 20147:10 PM ET
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A woman was indicted on two murder charges after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid home in September, a district attorney announced Tuesday.
- Appeals court overturns sex-change for inmate
December 16, 20144:53 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.
- Gay vets can march in Boston St. Patrick's parade
December 16, 20143:56 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in its history, the sponsors of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade will allow a group representing the gay community to participate, drawing cheers from Mayor Martin Walsh, who boycotted the event last year over the exclusion.
- Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola returning to Liberia
December 16, 20142:05 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola said Tuesday that he's returning to Liberia, the West African country where he contracted the virus, in January to resume working at a medical mission.
- Mystery man hands out $100 bills in Massachusetts
December 16, 201411:33 AM ET
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A generous mystery man has made the holiday season a little brighter for employees of two Massachusetts coffee shops.
- Rings given to Salvation Army fetch $21K for toys
December 15, 20142:35 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Not even J.R.R. Tolkien could dream up rings as precious as these.
- Massachusetts baby born at 10:11, 12-13-14
December 15, 201412:05 PM ET
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts couple is celebrating the birth of their daughter with a numerically unusual birth time and date.
- Wahlberg plea underscores risk of issuing pardons
December 14, 20144:29 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Actor Mark Wahlberg's plea for a pardon has focused fresh attention on excusing criminal acts — something governors rarely do because it's so politically risky.
- Puppy uncovers human bones on Massachusetts beach
December 14, 20144:04 PM ET
NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a puppy taking a walk on a Massachusetts beach with its owner uncovered a human bone, which led to the discovery of several others.
- Judge: Rape lawsuit against Harvard can proceed
December 12, 201410:24 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has reinstated a lawsuit against Harvard University over child rape allegations against a now-dead swim coach that date back four decades.
- 'Layaway Angel' pays customers' bills at toy store
December 12, 20145:40 PM ET
BELLINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Shoppers at an eastern Massachusetts toy store are getting an early Christmas present: All their layaway bills totaling $20,000 have been paid off by an anonymous woman dubbed "layaway angel."
- Mayflower replica leaves Plymouth for repairs
December 12, 20145:08 PM ET
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America has set sail from Plymouth, Massachusetts, to another historic port in Connecticut where it will undergo a restoration.
- Museum displays rare portrait by Winslow Homer
December 12, 20143:10 PM ET
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A rare oil painting by the American artist Winslow Homer has been given as a gift to a Massachusetts museum.