A youth advocacy group is alleging that the use of a database to identify suspected gang members by Providence police and members of Mayor Jorge Elorza's administration violates the First Amendment.
Gov. Charlie Baker's administration says transgender soldiers remain welcome in the Massachusetts National Guard, despite President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.
A former professional soccer player from Liberia has been convicted of lying about his marriage to a Rhode Island woman in order to gain permanent legal residency in the U.S.
Rhode Island police have made an arrest in the 1988 killing of a 10-year-old girl.
Massachusetts gambling regulators say their preliminary investigation shows the new Encore Boston Harbor casino isn't cheating gamblers out of their winnings as a class action lawsuit alleges.
The first building to officially open on the 20-acre plot of land in Providence made vacant by the relocation of Interstate 195 has been dedicated. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo cut the ribbon Wednesday on the Wexford...
The company planning a major wind farm off the Massachusetts coast is warning the project could be in jeopardy if a federal environmental review stretches on much longer.
The first building to officially open on the 20-acre plot of land in Providence made vacant by the relocation of Interstate 195 has been dedicated.
An Arizona man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended the Ivy league school's black commencement has been sentenced to more than a year in prison.
Authorities in Massachusetts have charged a California man with murder in the death in 2016 of a 2-year-old boy.
Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 85. A Red Sox spokesman confirmed his death. Green played parts of four seasons with the Red Sox and one with the New York Mets from...
A black artist says he's withdrawing his proposal for a slave memorial in front of Boston's Faneuil Hall after the NAACP objected.
Authorities have arrested a Connecticut man they say kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from a Massachusetts park, brought her to a wooded area where he sexually assaulted her, and then abandoned her in an unfamiliar neighborhood.
Massachusetts public health officials say the potentially fatal eastern equine encephalitis virus has been detected in the state for the first time this year.
Revenue generated by slot machines at Connecticut's two casinos was down for the 12th consecutive month in June, amid new regional competition.
A Massachusetts citizen's group is calling for eliminating federal protections for seals as Cape Cod officials seek ways to protect beachgoers from sharks.
Maine's attorney general is adding the Pine Tree State to a group of 18 states that's calling on the Federal Trade Commission to protect workers from labor practices it sees as anticompetitive.
A veteran police officer has been hired to head the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families investigative unit.
The beleaguered Providence Public Schools have a new interim superintendent who previously held the post 15 years ago.
Fire officials say they are "amazed" that a driver whose car roof was crushed when his vehicle slid under a tractor-trailer wasn't seriously hurt.
Police say a sixth suspect has been arrested in connection with the beating and stabbing death of a Rhode Island man killed after he left a nightclub in Providence's Federal Hill neighborhood.
The restoration of sports programs and several other initiatives in a Rhode Island school district has taken another step forward.
The financial officer at the U.S. Naval War College is leaving, but college officials say his departure isn't connected to an investigation at the school.
A power outage is causing major problems on a Boston subway line.
A woman's body was been found in a rural area of Massachusetts and authorities are trying to determine whether it's the body of a woman who went missing from her sister's nearby home in May.