News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT

Both Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden are getting a reminder of the hazards of running at the top of a crowded race to win the Democratic Iowa campaign. For Warren, it's a sign that the investments she's made in...

Musician helps launch Boston youth basketball league
Musician helps launch Boston youth basketball league

Michael Bivins, a founding member of the bands New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe, is turning his attention from music to sports.

14 hrs 34 mins ago
City gets $500,000 grant to help restore stone bridge
City gets $500,000 grant to help restore stone bridge

A Massachusetts city has received a $500,000 grant to help repair a roughly 170-year-old stone bridge that has become so weakened that it's dangerous for school buses and emergency vehicles to cross.

15 hrs 42 mins ago
Jury awards man $27M in wrongful imprisonment lawsuit
Jury awards man $27M in wrongful imprisonment lawsuit

A federal jury in Massachusetts has awarded $27 million to a man who spent 27 years in prison for a killing he maintained he didn't commit.

17 hrs 38 mins ago
Bear 'behaving aggressively' around humans shot, killed
Bear 'behaving aggressively' around humans shot, killed

Massachusetts Environmental Police have shot and killed a black bear they say was behaving aggressively around humans.

18 hrs 6 mins ago
New law aims to help unions representing public workers
New law aims to help unions representing public workers

Unions representing public workers in Massachusetts will now be allowed to charge non-members costs associated with representing them through the grievance process.

18 hrs 18 mins ago
Face transplant recipient's donor face now failing
Face transplant recipient's donor face now failing

A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face.

19 hrs 6 mins ago
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

Nate Lowe hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 to move one game ahead of Cleveland for the second AL wild card. Tampa Bay won its third straight game, all in 11...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
Items linked to crime duo Bonnie & Clyde sold for $186K
Items linked to crime duo Bonnie & Clyde sold for $186K

Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000.

September 21st, 6:14 PM EDT
Woman runs own half marathon after mix-up with UK race
Woman runs own half marathon after mix-up with UK race

A Massachusetts woman thought she was signing up to run a half marathon near her home, not across the Atlantic Ocean.

September 21st, 5:02 PM EDT
Man fatally shot outside Massachusetts hookah bar and lounge
Man fatally shot outside Massachusetts hookah bar and lounge

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting outside a Massachusetts hookah lounge and bar.

September 21st, 3:37 PM EDT
Rhode Island senators seek more funds to combat virus
Rhode Island senators seek more funds to combat virus

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 combat a deadly mosquito-borne illness.

September 21st, 2:41 PM EDT
Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below 3%
Massachusetts unemployment rate remains below 3%

The Massachusetts unemployment rate remained below 3% for another month, with the state gaining 7,100 jobs in August.

September 21st, 1:21 PM EDT
2 students hospitalized after ingesting e-cigarette
2 students hospitalized after ingesting e-cigarette

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 pen.

September 21st, 11:17 AM EDT
World War II vet, black trailblazer takes Honor Flight
World War II vet, black trailblazer takes Honor Flight

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 Washington.

September 21st, 9:09 AM EDT
Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign
Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign

It's official: U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III is running for the U.S. Senate.

September 21st, 8:57 AM EDT
Warren's momentum spurs new attacks from 2020 rivals
September 20th, 5:13 PM EDT
Massachusetts reports 2nd death from mosquito-borne virus
Massachusetts reports 2nd death from mosquito-borne virus

Massachusetts public health officials say a second person has died from a rare, mosquito-borne virus.

September 20th, 3:09 PM EDT
NHL goaltenders getting concussions at an alarming rate
September 20th, 2:49 PM EDT
Man sentenced to life for killing his estranged wife
Man sentenced to life for killing his estranged wife

A Massachusetts man convicted of killing his estranged wife while their children and grandchildren were in the next room has been sentenced.

September 20th, 1:29 PM EDT
VA hospital director in NH to oversee Connecticut VA system
VA hospital director in NH to oversee Connecticut VA system

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 59,000 veterans throughout the state and southern...

September 20th, 1:29 PM EDT
Boston zoo's beloved 14-year-old white tiger dies
Boston zoo's beloved 14-year-old white tiger dies

A Boston zoo's 14-year-old white tiger has died after a brief battle with cancer.

September 20th, 1:29 PM EDT
Whitey Bulger's family filing wrongful death claim
Whitey Bulger's family filing wrongful death claim

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.

September 20th, 11:57 AM EDT
AG's office rejects proposed hospital affiliation
AG's office rejects proposed hospital affiliation

The New Hampshire attorney general's office rejected a proposal for two seacoast-area hospitals to affiliate themselves with Massachusetts General Hospital, saying it likely will adversely impact competition for health...

September 20th, 11:41 AM EDT
Woman convicted in texting suicide case denied parole
Woman convicted in texting suicide case denied parole

The Massachusetts woman convicted of urging her boyfriend to commit suicide via text messages has been denied early release.

September 20th, 10:49 AM EDT
Free, pop-up 'concerts for one' start Friday in Boston
Free, pop-up 'concerts for one' start Friday in Boston

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.

September 20th, 10:29 AM EDT

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