Michael Bivins, a founding member of the bands New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe, is turning his attention from music to sports.
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.
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.
Massachusetts Environmental Police have shot and killed a black bear they say was behaving aggressively around humans.
Unions representing public workers in Massachusetts will now be allowed to charge non-members costs associated with representing them through the grievance process.
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.
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...
Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000.
A Massachusetts woman thought she was signing up to run a half marathon near her home, not across the Atlantic Ocean.
Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting outside a Massachusetts hookah lounge and bar.
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.
The Massachusetts unemployment rate remained below 3% for another month, with the state gaining 7,100 jobs in August.
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.
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.
It's official: U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III is running for the U.S. Senate.
By BILL BARROW Associated Press
Massachusetts public health officials say a second person has died from a rare, mosquito-borne virus.
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer
A Massachusetts man convicted of killing his estranged wife while their children and grandchildren were in the next room has been sentenced.
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...
A Boston zoo's 14-year-old white tiger has died after a brief battle with cancer.
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.
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...
The Massachusetts woman convicted of urging her boyfriend to commit suicide via text messages has been denied early release.
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.