BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III is set to announce a Democratic primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts in 2020.
AP source: US Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts set to announce Democratic primary challenge to US Sen. Edward Markey
BOSTON (AP) — AP source: US Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts set to announce Democratic primary challenge to US Sen. Edward Markey.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former nurse at a veterans' hospital in Massachusetts took liquid morphine intended for dying patients for her own use and then administered diluted...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting another man at a child's birthday party in Massachusetts has been sentenced to life in prison.
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A man who caused a panic at a Massachusetts mall when he opened fire at a member of a rival gang has been sentenced to up to six years in prison.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about a preliminary mayoral election in Fall River, Massachusetts, The Associated Press reported erroneously that embattled incumbent mayor Jasiel...
BOSTON (AP) — A Rhode Island man has pleaded guilty to sending a series of threatening emails to a Massachusetts college professor who spoke in favor of abortion rights.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on preliminary election of Jasiel Correia (all times local):
A Massachusetts mayor facing multiple federal corruption charges will be on...
BOSTON (AP) — Members of Massachusetts all-Democratic congressional delegation are pressing federal officials to find new exports markets for the American lobster industry.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts state trooper has been charged with disorderly fighting and resisting arrest outside a Rhode Island nightclub.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former student at an elite Massachusetts college convicted of raping a woman on campus has been sentenced to three years in prison.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say a dispute between rival motorcycle gangs led to a fatal shooting outside a Massachusetts bar.
Joseph Noe was held without bail after pleading not...
Funeral home director honors late veterans
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts funeral director has been writing obituaries and inviting strangers to burials for late veterans.
Aaron Mizen, the director for the Kenneth H. Pollard...
Revenues up at Wynn, MGM casinos but down at Plainridge Park
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' two major casinos are reporting gambling revenue increases while the state's smallest and oldest gambling hall's revenues dropped.
Man wanted in fatal shooting turns himself in
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts man wanted in connection with fatally shooting a man and injuring two others at a Fall River bar has turned himself in.
Boston train derailment in June blamed on broken axle
BOSTON (AP) — Boston public transit authorities say a broken axle was to blame for a subway train derailment this summer that caused commuter disruptions and criticism of the system.
Elizabeth Warren picks up key endorsement
WASHINGTON (AP) — The progressive Working Families Party is endorsing Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential bid. The party endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders last presidential...
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Report: Use of solitary in Massachusetts prisons still high
BOSTON (AP) — The number of Massachusetts prison inmates placed in solitary confinement remains "staggeringly high," according a prisoners' rights advocate, despite an overall drop in the number...
Driver accused of leaving after hitting police cruiser
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say an officer in his cruiser was hit by another vehicle that left the scene.
Manchester Police Officer Patrick Mullen suffered minor injuries...
Rhode Island man held on $100K bail in fatal hit and run
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The Rhode Island driver charged with leaving the scene after striking and killing a woman walking with her 11-year-old son in Massachusetts has been held on $100,000...
State’s Catholic leaders call for climate change action
BOSTON (AP) — The leaders of the four Roman Catholic dioceses in Massachusetts are calling on the faithful to address climate change.
In a pastoral letter released Monday, the bishops wrote...
1 killed, several others hurt in head-on crash
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police say one person was killed and five others were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash in Massachusetts.
Mayor facing corruption charges among candidates in election
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor facing multiple federal corruption charges is among the candidates in an upcoming election for mayor.
Firefighters from 14 departments graduating from academy
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The ranks of 14 Massachusetts fire departments are being bolstered by new graduates of the state firefighting academy in Springfield.
Officials ID victim in deadly bar shooting in Fall River
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are identifying the victim of a fatal shooting at a Massachusetts bar that left two others injured.
Cape Cod officials reflect 1 year after fatal shark attack
WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Officials on Cape Cod are reflecting on the one-year anniversary of Massachusetts' first fatal shark attack in more than 80 years.
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- Business WireIntellicheck to Present at 22nd Annual Oppenheimer Technology, Internet & Communications ConferenceJuly 25, 2019
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Retired bishop, army chaplain dies at 90
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A retired Roman Catholic bishop and military chaplain has died in Rhode Island.
The Diocese of Providence says Bishop Francis X. Roque died Thursday at the Jeanne...
Warren promises state Democrats she’ll focus on the issues
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren promised fellow Massachusetts Democrats at their annual state convention Saturday that in her quest for the White House, she'll keep fighting...
Bar shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 injured in Fall River
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A shooting at a Massachusetts bar has left one person dead and two others injured.
The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the shooting happened just...
Federal grant to help former Pilgrim workers find new jobs
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts has received more than half a million dollars in federal grant money to help workers at the now-shuttered Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth find new...
Ocasio-Cortez endorses Markey as Kennedy mulls Senate run
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bringing her political star power to races for Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday endorsed Democratic Sen. Ed Markey for re-election in Massachusetts as he faces a...
Massachusetts reports 8th human case of mosquito-borne EEE
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts public health officials say laboratory testing has confirmed the state's eighth human case of eastern equine encephalitis this season.
Victim of natural gas explosions remembered 1 year later
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — An intersection in a Massachusetts city affected by a series of natural gas explosions a year ago has been dedicated in honor of the only person to die in the...
Laboratory agrees to pay $225,000 for improper pot disposal
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A marijuana testing facility in Massachusetts has agreed to pay a $225,000 fine for improper marijuana disposal.
MassLive.com reports that the state Cannabis Control...
Beleaguered Massachusetts mayor back in court
BOSTON (AP) — The list of 27 people a Massachusetts mayor charged with extortion cannot contact while his case is pending has been amended.
After a meeting in the judge's chambers during a...
Rhode Island man arrested in Massachusetts fatal hit and run
SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — The Rhode Island man charged with leaving the scene after striking and killing a woman walking with her 11-year-old son in Massachusetts has waived...
Man who pointed gun during road rage encounter gets jail
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Virginia man authorities say pointed a gun at another driver during a road rage incident in Massachusetts has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in jail.
Man sentenced to life for fatal shooting outside nightclub
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Boston man has been sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts gang rival at a Rhode Island nightclub.
Former state police union leader and lobbyist indicted
BOSTON (AP) — The former president of the Massachusetts State Police labor union and the union's former lobbyist have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
MIT president says he signed a letter thanking Epstein
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology acknowledged Thursday that he signed a letter thanking the late, disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein for a...
Men accused in UMass contractor kickback scheme deny charges
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Two men charged with participating in a kickback scheme involving University of Massachusetts asbestos-removal contracts have pleaded not guilty.
Massachusetts man charged with vandalizing 9/11 monument
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a man they say vandalized a Massachusetts city's memorial to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Authorities release name of woman struck, killed by van
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities have released the name of the woman struck and killed by a school van exiting an elementary school.
Massachusetts murder suspect captured in Florida
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say they have caught up with a man suspected of killing his estranged girlfriend in her suburban Boston apartment two years ago.
4 teens hurt in fiery crash in Massachusetts
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Police say four teenagers were hurt when the SUV they were in struck at least one boulder and a tree in Massachusetts and burst into flames.
1st human case of West Nile virus this season confirmed
BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials in Massachusetts have confirmed the state's first human case of West Nile virus this season.
The state Department of Public Health said Wednesday that...
New England herring fishery restricted for several weeks
BOSTON (AP) — Commercial fishing of an important species of bait fish is going to be shut down in one of its key areas in New England for about six weeks.