- Department of Defense opening new office in Cambridge Updated: May-24-16 3:56 pm
BOSTON - The Department of Defense is hoping to tap into the East Coast's cutting-edge technology by opening a new office in Cambridge.
- Healey, other AGs ask Congress to fund gun violence research Updated: May-24-16 2:08 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is urging Congress to fund research into gun violence.
- Committee OKs bill overhauling state public records law Updated: May-23-16 6:14 pm
BOSTON - A bill aimed at overhauling the state's public records law has cleared a key hurdle, bringing it one step closer to Gov. Charlie Baker's desk.
- Massachusetts Senate to debate $39.5B state budget plan Updated: May-22-16 1:51 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate is planning to debate a $39.5 billion state budget plan that increases spending on local schools and public higher education.
- Baker likely won't back ex-Gov. Weld's Libertarian VP run Updated: May-20-16 3:18 pm
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker says he considers former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld a mentor and friend, but that doesn't mean he'll be voting for the fellow Republican.
- Trooper has lunch with panhandler who held sign seeking help Updated: May-17-16 4:03 pm
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts trooper is getting kudos on social media for sharing a meal with a panhandler who was holding a sign asking for help.
- Court: Massachusetts failed to adopt greenhouse gas limits Updated: May-17-16 3:59 pm
BOSTON - The state's highest court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling and sided with environmental groups that sued Massachusetts for failing to adopt strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions.
- The Latest: Trooper suspended after beating caught on tape Updated: May-13-16 4:07 pm
FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts - The Latest on a high-speed police pursuit from Massachusetts to New Hampshire caught on video showing police pummeling a suspect who appeared to be surrendering (all times local):
- Massachusetts Senate approves transgender rights bill Updated: May-12-16 5:58 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate approved a bill Thursday aimed at banning discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations such as restaurants, malls and other locations.
- Massachusetts US House members push bills targeting opioids Updated: May-11-16 7:45 pm
BOSTON - Several bills aimed at combating opioid addiction and sponsored by members of Massachusetts's all-Democratic congressional delegation have passed the U.S. House.
- House passes bill to support Massachusetts veterans Updated: May-11-16 6:23 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts House has advanced a bill that seeks to expand housing, health care and employment opportunities for veterans.
- GOP still holds 6 state Senate seats after special election Updated: May-11-16 11:15 am
BOSTON - One of only a handful of seats in the Massachusetts Senate held by Republicans is staying in GOP hands - at least for now.
- Senate approves bill that would OK raw milk distribution Updated: May-07-16 3:08 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate has approved a sweeping bill aimed at promoting the state's agricultural sector, including allowing the distribution of raw milk.
- Foes of legal pot say public misled on ballot initiative Updated: May-05-16 4:34 pm
BOSTON - Supporters of a November ballot question to legalize recreational marijuana have misled voters about its ramifications and the measure should be blocked, opponents say in a lawsuit filed with Massachusetts' highest court.
- Senate approves bill asking DCF to keep siblings together Updated: May-05-16 12:42 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate has advanced legislation that calls for keeping siblings together after they are placed in the custody of the state's child welfare agency.
- Massachusetts GOP governor says he won't vote for Trump Updated: May-04-16 5:23 pm
BOSTON - With Donald Trump now his party's presumptive nominee, Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker suggested Wednesday that he might not even cast a vote for president in November.
- Reports: Chemist who worked on drug cases was usually high Updated: May-04-16 3:41 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Investigators say a former chemist who tested drugs for Massachusetts police departments was high almost every day she went to work for eight years, potentially putting thousands of criminal convictions in jeopardy.
- MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along state Route 140 Updated: May-03-16 3:55 am
TAUNTON, Massachusetts - The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled out real-time traffic signs along state Route 140 in Taunton that they plan to expand statewide by the end of 2017.
- Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hall Updated: May-02-16 5:50 pm
BOSTON - Mayor Marty Walsh says a transgender pride flag raised Monday over Boston City Hall plaza will continue to fly until everyone is equal under the law in Massachusetts.
- Woman rear-ends Chelmsford police cruiser parked along I-495 Updated: May-02-16 3:51 am
CHELMSFORD, Massachusetts - Massachusetts State Police say a 71-year-old woman and a Chelmsford officer were injured after the woman slammed into the back of a police cruiser parked along Interstate 495.
- State seeks control over US water pollution monitoring Updated: May-01-16 4:44 pm
BOSTON - State officials are seeking more control over of a federal water pollution program.
- Proposal would require insurance coverage for Lyme Disease Updated: May-01-16 4:20 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts lawmakers have advanced a proposal that would require insurance companies to provide coverage for doctor-prescribed Lyme Disease treatments.
- Massachusetts Republicans elect 27 delegates for convention Updated: Apr-30-16 6:58 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Republicans on Saturday selected 27 of the state's 42 delegates to the GOP National Convention, where rivals of presidential candidate Donald Trump hope he will fail to get the required number of delegate-votes needed to win the nomination.
- The Latest: Massachusetts Republicans elect 27 delegates Updated: Apr-30-16 6:12 pm
BOSTON - The Latest on Massachusetts Republicans selecting delegates at nine caucuses (all times local):
- Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales Updated: Apr-28-16 5:56 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old.