LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Tito Jackson experienced fame with the Jackson 5, he heard the comments from Charles Barkley years ago, about him having an insignificant role in the group's...
BOSTON (AP) — A former candidate for Boston City Council admits he posed as a real estate broker and swindled thousands from potential home buyers.
The Boston Globe reports 44-year-old Cornell Mills pleaded guilty to multiple counts of larceny and other charges. He is expected to be sentenced in Suffolk Superior Court on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Jackson family is thanking the public for its support as they grieve the death of patriarch Joe Jackson.
The family that includes Janet, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito Jackson released a joint statement Thursday saying they mourn the loss of their father and thanking the public for respecting the family's privacy.
"We mourn the loss of our father and celebrate the life of a man who sacrificed so much to give us the life and success we have today," the statement said.
Reaction to the death of Joseph Jackson, the patriarch of musical Jackson family, who died Wednesday at age 89.
"I will always love you! You gave us strength, you made us one of the most famous families in the world. I am extremely appreciative of that, I will never forget our moments together and how you told me how much you cared. #RIP Joe Jackson," La Toya Jackson wrote on Twitter.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The first woman to earn an advanced degree in physics from the University of New Hampshire will be among those recognized at the school's commencement ceremony next month.
BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh took the oath of office for a second term as Boston's chief executive on Monday, promising to make the city stronger.
Former Vice President Joe Biden presided over the inauguration at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. The Democratic mayor defeated City Councilor Tito Jackson in November.
BOSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden will preside at the swearing-in ceremony of Democratic Boston Mayor Marty Walsh next month.
Walsh's second inauguration will take place Jan. 1 at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. The incoming Boston City Council will also be sworn in.
Walsh will give an address that lays out his vision and priorities for his second term.
BOSTON (AP) — Marty Walsh swept to a second four-year term as Boston's mayor on Tuesday, turning back a challenge from City Councilor Tito Jackson, who argued that income inequality was putting the city out of reach for too many residents.
Boston was among several dozen Massachusetts communities that held nonpartisan municipal elections.
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on mayoral elections Tuesday in Boston and other Massachusetts cities (all times local):
Marty Walsh has swept to a second four-year term as Boston's mayor, turning back a challenge from City Councilor Tito Jackson.
Unofficial returns showed Walsh winning his first re-election bid by a nearly 2-1 margin on Tuesday.
He thanked cheering supporters for running a positive and diverse campaign, and promised to keep the city moving forward.
BOSTON (AP) — Voters in Boston have re-elected Marty Walsh to a second term as mayor.
Walsh defeated City Councilor Tito Jackson on Tuesday after a low-key campaign. Election officials reported relatively light voter turnout in most of the city's precincts in the nonpartisan contest.
BOSTON (AP) — Candidates for mayor and other municipal offices are making their final pitches to voters before Election Day in dozens of Massachusetts communities.
In Boston, voters will decide Tuesday whether to return Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh to office for a second term. Walsh is opposed by City Councilor Tito Jackson.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and his challenger, City Councilor Tito Jackson, sparred on everything from housing to public safety to transportation in a televised debate two weeks before Election Day.
Jackson faulted Walsh for not doing enough to keep housing costs under control as rents soar. He said he'd support a change that would require developers to include even more affordable housing units in their projects.
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to attend a campaign event for fellow Democratic Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
Warren will campaign with Walsh and his supporters Sunday afternoon at Doyle's Pub, a popular spot with local residents and politicians in the city's Jamaica Plain neighborhood.
Walsh is facing off against City Councilor Tito Jackson, also a Democrat, in next month's mayoral contest.
BOSTON (AP) — Voters on Tuesday selected Mayor Marty Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson to face-off against each other in November as Walsh tries to persuade voters to give him a second four-year term, while Jackson makes the case for change at City Hall.
Walsh and Jackson defeated two other, lesser-known mayoral candidates — retired police officer Robert Cappucci and Joseph Wiley, a health care worker — in the nonpartisan preliminary election.
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on preliminary elections in Massachusetts (all times local):
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will face off against City Councilor Tito Jackson in November as Walsh seeks re-election to a second four-year term.
Walsh and Jackson bested a pair of lesser known mayoral candidates, retired police officer Robert Cappucci and Joseph Wiley, a health care worker, in Tuesday's nonpartisan preliminary election which generated lukewarm voter interest.
BOSTON (AP) — Voters participating in Boston's preliminary election will be narrowing the field of mayoral candidates from four down to two.
Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh is seeking re-election to a second four-year term as the city's chief executive.
His challengers include District 7 city councilor Tito Jackson, who served in the administration of former Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick.
BOSTON (AP) — Two large ads at one of Boston's busiest transit hubs have been removed after some people complained they were racially insensitive.
The ads for Samsung's Knox cellphone security feature in South Station said: "We'll keep your work stuff safe if you go to Alewife and your phone goes to Mattapan." Alewife and Mattapan are stops on a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trolley line.
BOSTON (AP) — A former state lawmaker who was expelled from the Massachusetts House of Representatives after being convicted of assaulting a woman is seeking a political comeback.
Carlos Henriquez tells The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2mQnHfi ) he plans to run for a seat on the Boston City Council in November.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson has announced that he plans to run against Mayor Marty Walsh next year.
The 41-year-old Jackson made the announcement Wednesday and plans a Thursday news conference to formally announce his candidacy, which has long been speculated.
Jackson, previously a Walsh ally and backer, has served on the council since 2011, representing Roxbury and parts of the South End, Dorchester and Fenway.