Dillon runs for 150 yards, 2 scores as BC runs over Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Coach Steve Addazio needed a response from Boston College after being embarrassed last week and his offense line, and running back AJ Dillon gave it to him in one of those...
Merrimack steamrolls NAIA member Mayville State 76-7
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Christian Carter threw four touchdown passes — two each to Johnny Rosario and Marquis Spence — and Matt Brehon ran for 175 yards and three scores as Merrimack...
Coastal Carolina rolls over UMass 62-28 for 3rd straight win
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Bryce Carpenter threw for 104 yards and two scores and rushed for 102 yards, Fred Payton threw for 203 yards and a touchdown and Coastal Carolina pummeled Massachusetts 62-28...
Man fatally shot outside Massachusetts hookah bar and lounge
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting outside a Massachusetts hookah lounge and bar.
The Middlesex District Attorney's Office says a 47-year-old man from...
Rhode Island senators seek more funds to combat virus
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's two U.S. senators are urging the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide the state with additional federal assistance to help contain and...
Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of...
Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below 3%
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts unemployment rate remained below 3% for another month, with the state gaining 7,100 jobs in August.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' preliminary job estimates...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Numbers Midday’ game
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
2 students hospitalized after ingesting e-cigarette
WESTPORT, Mass. (AP) — Two students had to be hospitalized and one was physically restrained at a Massachusetts high school after police say several students ingested an e-cigarette...
World War II vet, black trailblazer takes Honor Flight
BOSTON (AP) — A World War II veteran from Massachusetts and a trailblazer for the local African American community is celebrating his 95th birthday this weekend as part of an Honor Flight to...
Rays take on the Red Sox in division matchup
Boston Red Sox (80-73, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (91-63, second in the AL East)
Defending champ Red Sox eliminated, lose to Rays 5-4
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It's official: There will be no repeat in Boston.
The World Series champion Red Sox were mathematically eliminated in the late innings, then lost to the Tampa Bay...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘MassCash’ game
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:
Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Numbers Evening’ game
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:
Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user impact unclear
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Is Antonio Brown’s NFL career over? Likely for 2019 at least
So many factors went into Antonio Brown's release by the Patriots on Friday. It would be stunning if he draws interest from any other teams as the league's investigation continues.
Rutgers, Boston College face off in 1st game since ’04
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Boston College and Rutgers will try to get back on track when they meet for the first time in 15 years.
Both are coming off bad losses heading into Saturday's game at...
Warren’s momentum spurs new attacks from 2020 rivals
Elizabeth Warren has enjoyed a heady summer of massive crowds and endless selfie lines as she steadily climbs in Democratic presidential primary polls. With the apparent success comes a new...
After social media complaints, Brady makes nice with refs
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A day after complaining on social media that there were too many penalties in the game he was watching on TV, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tried to make nice with the...
Thousands of youths turn out for Boston climate strike
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of young climate change activists have marched and rallied in Boston as part of a global, youth-led day of environmental action.
Massachusetts reports 2nd death from mosquito-borne virus
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts public health officials say a second person has died from a rare, mosquito-borne virus.
The state Department of Public Health said Friday that laboratory testing...
Editorials from around New England
Editorials from around New England:
Tolls, groceries, vaccinations. Is Gov. Lamont the do-over governor?
NHL goaltenders getting concussions at an alarming rate
Filip Chytil beat the last defender to the net, snapped the shot past Tuukka Rask and barreled over the goaltender he had just scored on.
AG’s office rejects proposed hospital affiliation
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A proposal for two seacoast-area hospitals to affiliate themselves with Massachusetts General Hospital is unlawful because it likely will lead to unfair competition for some...
Woman convicted in texting suicide case denied parole
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts woman convicted of urging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages has been denied early release.
The state Parole Board announced Friday it rejected...
Boston zoo’s beloved 14-year-old white tiger dies
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston zoo's 14-year-old white tiger has died after a brief battle with cancer.
The Franklin Park Zoo says its tiger Luther was recently diagnosed with an "undifferentiated...
VA hospital director in NH to oversee Connecticut VA system
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The director of New Hampshire's veterans hospital has been named the director of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, overseeing the delivery of health care to about...
Man sentenced to life for killing his estranged wife
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man convicted of killing his estranged wife while their children and grandchildren were in the next room has been sentenced.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Numbers Midday’ game
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
Whitey Bulger’s family filing wrongful death claim
BOSTON (AP) — The family of slain Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger is filing a wrongful death claim against the federal government following his death in prison last year.
Correction: Rare Mosquito Disease story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 18 about a rare mosquito-borne disease, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a CDC scientist. He is Dr. Marc Fischer, not Mark.
Free, pop-up ‘concerts for one’ start Friday in Boston
BOSTON (AP) — Boston-area residents will be able to hear one minute of music performed solo just for them as part of a pop-up concert series.
Auction: Bonnie Parker’s poetry book, Clyde Barrow’s watch
DALLAS (AP) — A book of poetry handwritten by Bonnie Parker and a watch belonging to Clyde Barrow are among items from the outlaw Texas couple being offered at auction.
Kennedy mystique could factor into Massachusetts Senate race
BOSTON (AP) — When Edward M. Kennedy was running for the U.S. Senate for the first time in 1962, his Democratic primary opponent turned to him during a debate and said if his last name was Moore —...
Tampa Bay’s Meadows puts 16-game hit streak on the line against Red Sox
Boston Red Sox (80-72, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (90-63, second in the AL East)
Real Salt Lake plays New England on defensive hot streak
Real Salt Lake (14-12-4, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. New England Revolution (10-10-10, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Cehlarik leads Bruins to 3-1 victory over Flyers
Peter Cehlarik scored a tiebreaking goal 4:16 into the second period and sparked the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Flyers on Thursday night in Philadelphia.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Lucky For Life’ game
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘MassCash’ game
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:
A Massachusetts tree worker dies after being hit by a limb
SWANSEA, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say a tree worker who was hit by a tree limb on the job has died.
WPRI reports 28-year-old Taylor Bowen, of Rehoboth, was up in a bucket truck...
First Period_1, Boston, Heinen (Coyle), 7:47. 2, Philadelphia, Niskanen (Couturier, Giroux), 11:58. Penalties_Kuraly, BOS, (tripping), 13:04; Clifton, BOS, (high sticking), 19:26.
Rodriguez, Red Sox beat Giants 5-4 to avoid sweep
BOSTON (AP) — A year after their record-setting, World Series championship season, the Boston Red Sox are looking for meaning wherever they can find it.
First Period_1, Boston, Heinen 1 (Coyle), 7:47. 2, Philadelphia, Niskanen 1 (Giroux, Couturier), 11:58. Penalties_Kuraly, BOS, (tripping), 13:04; Clifton, BOS, (high sticking), 19:26.
State police union to stop paying ex-president’s legal fees
BOSTON (AP) — The union representing Massachusetts State Police troopers and sergeants says it has voted to stop paying the legal fees for its former president who was indicted on several federal...