A suspended Massachusetts State Police trooper convicted of raping his former girlfriend faces sentencing.
Supporters of tougher laws aimed at curbing distracted driving will be making their case to a legislative committee on Beacon Hill.
Young people have rallied at the Rhode Island statehouse in support of gun-control measures.
A man accused of secretly filming boys in restrooms at a Boston high school will be detained pending the outcome of his trial.
Workers have demolished three chimneys at the now-defunct Brayton Point Power Plant in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is pledging to offset the loss of federal funding to women's reproductive health organizations due to a new Trump administration rule covering the federal family planning...
A community college in Rhode Island is opening its first food pantry for its students.
The Pac-12 and Atlantic Coast Conference showed conference supremacy in the opening round of the women's NCAA Tournament. The two power conferences combined to go 13-1 in the first two days.
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley says she'll fight for policies that protect and defend the Affordable Care Act.
A detention facility in Rhode Island is once again housing people detained by federal immigration authorities, a decade after a man's death there ended the practice.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation.
Connecticut lawmakers are poised to cast the first vote of the legislative session on a bill that could legalize recreational marijuana in Connecticut.
Two Rhode Island casinos now have self-service kiosks for sports betting.
The University of Rhode Island says its tennis coach implicated in a college admissions scheme has resigned.
One of Boston's largest tech companies is moving into a new corporate headquarters.
Rhode Island has been awarded $6.5 million in federal funding to fight opioid addiction.
The parents of a Massachusetts woman who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash earlier this month are planning a reception to honor their daughter.
Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are hoping to improve the safety of school drinking water by requiring schools and child care centers to test drinking water outlets annually for elevated lead levels.
A recreational pot shop opening in Brookline is the first in the immediate Boston-area and the first within close proximity to MBTA stations.
A federal judge has ruled that New York's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional.
A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to 260 years in prison for producing child pornography involving multiple prepubescent children.
Twin River Casino in Rhode Island says it's planning to extend its sports betting hours during the NCAA basketball tournament.
A Massachusetts woman has been sentenced to up to four years in prison for lying to police investigating the disappearance of another woman whose dead body was found about a year later.
The state's unemployment rate fell to 3 percent in February.
State officials and legislative leaders say an overhaul of education spending to help Massachusetts' neediest children is long overdue.