Rhode Island's prison population is continuing to shrink as the percentage of older inmates rises.
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.
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 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. Vineyard Wind said Thursday it had informed the...
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.
Hampshire College has hired a new president as the school works to improve its finances and avoid the need to merge with another institution.
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.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry.
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...
The Latest on President Donald Trump's reelection rally in North Carolina (all times local):
Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 85.
If this basketball thing doesn't work out for Brad Stevens, he already has a backup plan in mind.
The Latest on the decision to drop the charge accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local):
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.
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.
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.