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An 18-year-old New Hampshire woman was charged after Quincy police found cocaine, oxycodone and a shotgun in a car she was driving. [Read More]
A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for robbing seven banks in 2017. WMUR-TV reports 43-year-old Chaka Meredith, of Laconia, said Wednesday he was deeply ashamed of his actions. He was arrested in February 2017 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Prosecutors said Meredith didn't show a weapon during... [Read More]
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A group of kids have been accused of vandalizing a Lynn high school. A coach at Lynn English High School found... [Read More]
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Handcuffs belonging to a fallen Massachusetts police officer were used to restrain the man accused of killing him. [Read More]
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An advanced political theory course at the University of Massachusetts, Boston seeks to denaturalize heterosexuality from a "gay affirmative" perspective, according to a description of the course. The political science course, "Queer Political Theory," says that its "primary aims are the de-naturalization of (hetero)sexuality and (hetero)normative gender categories, identities, and expression," according... [Read More]
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A man who says he was sexually assaulted as a child by a Roman Catholic monk in Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit accusing a priest of trying to conceal the abuse and refusing to help pay for his mental health treatment. [Read More]
The Massachusetts House has voted to repeal a series of antiquated state laws, including a 19th-century ban on abortion. Supporters describe the move as a hedge against possible future rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court. President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the court has raised the possibility the 1973 Roe... [Read More]
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In a release sent out Tuesday, the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA) announced that they have seized 18 living and 26 dead cats from a Newport home. The RISPCA found the cats while executing a search warrant at 103 Kay Street in Newport, Rhode Island. The search resulted in the discovery of 18 cats living in deplorable conditions, as well as the remains of 26 ca... [Read More]
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Two suspects will be arraigned in Providence District court Tuesday in connection to the murder of a Woonsocketresident in 2016. Tyler Grenon, 23, and Matthew Dusseault, 20, have been charged in the homicide case involving 81-year-old Woonsocket resident Constance Gauthier. In March of 2016, Gauthier was murdered at her home on Fairfield Avenue. ... [Read More]
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A man charged in the shooting deaths of a Massachusetts police officer and an innocent bystander over the weekend appeared in court Tuesday afternoon where a judge ordered he be held without bail. [Read More]
A charity created in memory of a New York City firefighter killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks says it plans to help the family of a slain Massachusetts police officer pay the mortgage. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Wednesday it will contribute $100,000 toward Weymouth police Sgt. Michael Chesna's... [Read More]
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass.— A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the 2008 death of a man found stabbed with his own samurai sword. The Republican newspaper reports that 25-year-old Ismael Rodriguez was sentenced Tuesday to up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing 45-year-old Humberto Brindis, of Holyoke. Prosecutors say... [Read More]
In recent years, the model for US recycling has been to send it overseas to China. China gets a raw material worth money; the US gets rid of its rubbish.  But since the start of this year,  China has been refusing to take contaminated recycling , forcing communities across the US, like Lynn, Massachusetts, to quickly take action. China's new anti-pollution campaign — dubbed  the National Sword  — refuses some items outright and demands extremely clean recyclables for the rest ( 0.5 percent contamination ). That's why Julia Greene, recycling coordinator for the city of Lynn, is spending her summer looking through recycling bins.  She rifles... [Read More]
Eighteen days into the state's new fiscal year, House and Senate negotiators reached agreement Wednesday on a $41.9 billion budget, potentially ending an impasse that has left Massachusetts the only …... [Read More]
Seis estados y la ciudad de Nueva York iniciaron una demanda contra el gobierno, al que acusaron de obligarlos ilegalmente a participar en las acciones del gobierno federal contra los inmigrantes para poder recibir fondos para la lucha contra el delito. Las demandas fueron presentadas el miércoles en la corte federal de Manhattan en nombre de la ciudad y el estado de Nueva York y los estados de Connecticut, Nueva Jersey, Washington, Massachusetts y Virginia. Piden que un juez declare la inconstitucionalidad del cambio de política anunciado el año pasado y que entró en vigencia el mes... [Read More]
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How did Carter lose the 1980 Democratic Primary in New York — to a senator from Massachusetts, of all places? [Read More]
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT's Megan Thielking about what we know — and don't know — about the safety of the live bacteria. [Read More]
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Health officials are warning residents in Seekonk about a recent algae bloom in the Turner Reservoir. The Seekonk Board of Health... [Read More]
Howard "Flagga" Duperly, DJ and host of "The Reggae Ride" on WDNA in Miami, shares some global reggae music he's been listening to this summer. [Read More]
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Police are searching a pond in Ashburnham in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old Westminster man in New Hampshire. [Read More]
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