BOSTON (AP) - Governor Deval Patrick has signed a bill prohibiting "upskirt" photos of women. Patrick's office said the governor signed the measure today, two days after the state's highest court ruled that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of female subway passengers in Boston wasn't violating state law as it's written.
BOSTON (AP) - Authorities say two young women suffered minor injuries when a metal pole holding up protective netting behind one of the goals at the TD Garden fell and struck them after a Boston Bruins game. The netting fell at about 9:40 last night after the Bruins' 3-0 win over the Washington Capitals. What caused the netting to fall is unclear.
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge has approved a second taxpayer-funded lawyer to help with convicted Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's (BUHL'-jurz) appeal. The Boston Globe reports the 1st Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals approved a request this week from Bulger's lawyer, Henry Brennan, to hire James Budreau.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts health care officials struggling to repair the state's hobbled website are looking at the possibility of leasing or buying technology from states with functioning insurance sites. Massachusetts Health Connector officials says looking for solutions from other states is just one of four options being weighed.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Fall River school officials are investigating after two kindergarten students wandered away from a city elementary school in the middle of the day without proper winter attire. The girls were found wandering the neighborhood less than an hour after they were noticed missing Wednesday from the Mary Fonseca Elementary School. They were unharmed.
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