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Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
The family of a 90-year-old woman Genevieve Calandro has been awarded $14 million by a Middlesex County Jury.
Finn's Pub and Brian's Ivy Hall were open for business Wednesday night after a Superior Court judge Wednesday ruled the city made an error in law by immediately closing both businesses after a License Commission meeting last week.
A 9-year-old Lowell boy who loves sharks said he was overjoyed Thursday when Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill banning shark fins.
State gambling regulators are set to sign an agreement with the state's health and human services agency to address problem gambling.
Chief Andrew Sluckis estimated the cost of the damage at the Worcester Hebrew Cemetery discovered earlier this week at $15,000.
Local opponents of a natural-gas pipeline proposed for towns across Massachusetts gathered at the boat launch along the Nashua River to fulfill their portion of a statewide walk protesting the project, which many believe is unnecessary.
Former Rep. Barney Frank appears before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing on "Assessing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act Four Years Later" on July 23. On Wednesday, Barney Frank came back to the committee he used to lead to defend the financial overhaul law he helped create.
Lightning strikes the Mount Tom range behind Veterans Park and St. Jerome's Church in Holyoke.
The bill would let police disperse one or more individuals who are substantially impeding access to a clinic.
Governor Deval Patrick will sign a bill on Thursday banning the possession and sale of shark fins in the state, officials announced Wednesday.
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island will pay $150,000 to settle data breach allegations that affected more than 12,000 Massachusetts patients.
Open a child's lunch box and you're likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines.
A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher is scheduled to appear in court on unrelated charges that he assaulted a worker at a youth detention facility.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced Tuesday.
The New York state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says a two fighter jets from a Massachusetts Air National Guard unit will be conducting an air defense exercise over parts of four Northeastern states.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 04:30 am
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