- Economists: Harsh winter didn't hurt Massachusetts economy Updated: Jul-02-15 1:50 pm
BOSTON - The brutal winter had only a "transitory, and ultimately minor" effect on the state's overall economy, according to economists who said Thursday that Massachusetts is in many ways experiencing its strongest expansion since the late 1990s.
- Firefighters respond to small fire at South Station Updated: Jul-02-15 8:17 am
BOSTON - Boston firefighters responded to a small electrical fire at South Station, but there are no reports of injuries.
- 2 men indicted on charges related to Boston boat accident Updated: Jul-02-15 6:05 am
BOSTON - Two Boston men have been indicted on charges related to a boating accident in which a young woman lost her arm in the propeller.
- Bruins busy on first day of free agency Updated: Jul-01-15 11:22 pm
BOSTON - Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team's feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league.
- Registration to open Sept. 14 for 2015 Boston Marathon Updated: Jul-01-15 3:36 pm
BOSTON - Registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon will open Sept. 14 and use the same process as in recent years to allow the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.
- USOC leaders stay course, stick with Boston's troubled bid Updated: Jun-30-15 8:56 pm
REDWOOD CITY, California - Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be as tough as actually landing the games.
- Former Razorback Benintendi signs with Boston Red Sox Updated: Jun-30-15 2:32 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Former Arkansas Razorback outfielder Andrew Benintendi has signed a professional baseball contract with the Boston Red Sox.
- Celtics' Stevens finally gets shot to coach NCAA hero Hunter Updated: Jun-30-15 1:56 pm
WALTHAM, Massachusetts - Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season's NCAA Tournament.
- Court dismisses murder charge against man in brother's death Updated: Jun-30-15 12:37 pm
BOSTON - The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld the dismissal of a murder charge against a man charged along with his brother with killing another brother, finding that prosecutors violated his right to a speedy trial.
- Organizer clarifies meaning of Confederate flag at monument Updated: Jun-30-15 7:02 am
BOSTON - The Confederate battle flag found attached to the Boston memorial honoring black Civil War soldiers last weekend wasn't an act of defiance by a flag sympathizer, but rather a protest.
- Man held on $100K in stabbings of ex-girlfriend's 3 children Updated: Jun-29-15 7:59 pm
BOSTON - A 51-year-old Boston man is held on $100,000 bail on charges that he stabbed and injured his former girlfriend's three children on Saturday.
- Boston 2024 Olympics organizers update $4.6B bid Updated: Jun-29-15 5:51 pm
BOSTON - The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units, expand the city's tax base and leave behind a vastly-improved regional transit system - all with a $210 million surplus.
- Judge orders Boston to halt Beacon Hill ramp construction Updated: Jun-29-15 4:50 pm
BOSTON - A Suffolk Superior Court judge has ordered Mayor Marty Walsh's administration to stop building accessibility ramps in historic Beacon Hill until the project undergoes state review.
- Boston's new plan for 2024 Summer Olympics to be revealed Updated: Jun-29-15 1:08 am
BOSTON - New details about Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics are being revealed Monday as organizers seek to regroup after months of withering criticism and waning local support.
- Boston Bar Foundation awards $950k for legal help to poor Updated: Jun-28-15 6:47 pm
BOSTON - The Boston Bar Foundation has awarded $950,000 in grants to 23 community organizations that work to provide legal services to low-income people.
- Whitey Bulger writes teens in letter: 'My life was wasted' Updated: Jun-28-15 4:35 pm
BOSTON - Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger had some advice for three high school girls who wrote to him for a history project: Crime doesn't pay.
- Abortion opponents to gather on Boston Common for rally Updated: Jun-27-15 3:44 pm
BOSTON - Abortion opponents are planning to gather on Boston Common on Sunday.
- T's late night service to end at 2 am on weekends Updated: Jun-27-15 9:34 am
BOSTON - Night owls should take note of some changes in late-night MBTA service on weekends.
- Bruins send Lucic to Kings for Miller, Jones, draft pick Updated: Jun-26-15 11:00 pm
Milan Lucic thought the Los Angeles Kings were going to draft him in 2006. A year later, he scored his first NHL goal at Staples Center for the Boston Bruins.
- Bruins deal veterans Lucic, Hamilton on draft day Updated: Jun-26-15 8:04 pm
BOSTON - The Boston Bruins' makeover that began in the front office has reached the front line on offense and the top pairing on defense.
- Description of girl found dead in Boston Harbor is released Updated: Jun-26-15 4:46 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts authorities say a girl found dead on Deer Island in Boston Harbor was about 4 years old with brown eyes and brown hair that was about 14 inches long.
- Bruins trade defenseman Hamilton to Flames for 3 draft picks Updated: Jun-26-15 4:09 pm
- Organizers to reveal new plan for Boston 2024 bid on Monday Updated: Jun-26-15 4:08 pm
BOSTON - Organizers for Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics will release updated plans on Monday for how the city would pay for and stage the games.
- US Supreme Court's ruling lauded in 1st gay marriage state Updated: Jun-26-15 4:01 pm
BOSTON - In Massachusetts, the first state to legalize gay marriage, Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision granting same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide drew an exuberant response from those who started the fight more than a decade ago.
- Urban transit systems struggle to keep pace as demand grows Updated: Jun-26-15 10:54 am
BOSTON - Urban planners have long considered public transportation the best remedy for traffic congestion, but many of the nation's largest mass-transit systems simply aren't up to the task.