- Casino tests novel approach to preventing gambling addiction Updated: May-31-16 2:01 am
BOSTON - Massachusetts is set to launch this week a first-in-the-nation system allowing slot players to limit their bets, following months of planning and some pushback from the gambling industry.
- Clinton planning Boston fundraiser with rocker Jon Bon Jovi Updated: May-30-16 2:16 pm
BOSTON - Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is planning a fundraiser in Boston with rocker Jon Bon Jovi.
- New Hampshire officials rescue injured Massachusetts climber Updated: May-30-16 11:05 am
BARTLETT, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say they rescued an injured Massachusetts rock climber from Humphrey's Ledge in Bartlett Sunday.
- Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil Updated: May-29-16 4:27 pm
SCITUATE, Massachusetts - For more than 11 years, a core group of about 100 die-hard parishioners of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church kept their beloved parish open by maintaining an around-the-clock vigil in a peaceful protest of a decision by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston to close it.
- The Latest: Final service held in church after long protest Updated: May-29-16 4:15 pm
SCITUATE, Massachusetts - The Latest on the final service held at a Roman Catholic church after an 11-year protest (all times local):
- Shortstop in 1st women's pro baseball league dies at 90 Updated: May-29-16 3:51 pm
BUZZARDS BAY, Massachusetts - A member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League that was immortalized in the 1992 film "A League of Their Own" has died. Lucille "Lou" Richards was 90.
- Wedding aboard boat interrupted when ship runs aground Updated: May-29-16 12:49 pm
BOSTON - A wedding reception aboard a boat got off to a rocky start when the vessel ran aground off Georges Island in Boston Harbor.
- Boat runs aground in Massachusetts; passengers evacuated Updated: May-28-16 9:28 pm
BOSTON - Passengers and crew members have been evacuated from a boat that ran aground off Georges Island in Boston Harbor.
- Report: Mixed reviews on water quality at area beaches Updated: May-28-16 12:29 pm
BOSTON - There's mixed news for sun worshippers hoping to hit the beach over the weekend.
- 'Run to Remember' to honor officers killed in line of duty Updated: May-28-16 11:02 am
BOSTON - A charity road race honoring Massachusetts law enforcement officers and first responders killed in the line of duty will feature special tributes to two officers who recently lost their lives.
- Despite transparency push, budget talks likely to be private Updated: May-28-16 10:55 am
BOSTON - When a handful of Massachusetts lawmakers convene in the coming weeks to negotiate a final version of the $39.5 billion state budget, they will most likely follow tradition by doing so behind closed doors - notwithstanding the newfound pledges of transparency echoing around Beacon Hill.
- Archaeologist: Boston shipwreck is rare, remarkable find Updated: May-27-16 9:24 am
BOSTON - A sunken, burned ship from the 1800s uncovered during a construction project in Boston's Seaport District is a rare and remarkable find, the city's archaeologist said.
- Boston police charge two men in unresolved 2004 killing Updated: May-27-16 8:41 am
BOSTON - Police have arrested two men in connection with a nearly 12-year-old unsolved homicide in Boston.
- Mattapan man convicted of murder in case of unrequited love Updated: May-27-16 4:58 am
BOSTON - A Massachusetts man faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison after he was convicted of murdering his childhood friend in February 2012 in a case of unrequited love.
- Bradley's hitting streak over, Bogaerts' still alive Updated: May-27-16 1:04 am
BOSTON - Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox had his hitting streak ended at 29 games on Thursday night and teammate Xander Bogaerts took over the mantle of the longest current streak in the majors by keeping his alive at 19 games.
- Bradley's hit streak ends as Red Sox fall 8-2 to Rockies Updated: May-27-16 12:10 am
BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox have been an offensive wonder over the past month, leaving a wake of hits, runs and wins that have become the marvel of baseball to this point.
- Rockies' homers silence Red Sox, Bradley's hit streak, 8-2 Updated: May-26-16 11:35 pm
BOSTON - Jon Gray walked into Fenway Park on Thursday just a week removed from the worst pitching performance of his young career.
- Boggs 'back home' as his No. 26 is retired at Fenway Park Updated: May-26-16 7:50 pm
BOSTON - The 'chicken man' has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend.
- Correction: Commencement Speaker Costs story Updated: May-26-16 4:53 pm
BOSTON - In a story May 20 on fees paid by colleges to commencement speakers, The Associated Press, relying on information from Rutgers University, reported erroneously that it had paid PBS journalist Bill Moyer $35,000 for an address. The university now says that Moyers had informed a school official before the ceremony that he would not accept the fee.
- Woman pleads guilty to taking out $2M in fake mortgage loans Updated: May-26-16 11:42 am
BOSTON - A Hingham woman has pleaded guilty to taking out five fraudulent mortgage loans for a single home.
- Ozawa, citing health, pulls out of Tanglewood appearances Updated: May-26-16 11:35 am
BOSTON - Former Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Seiji Ozawa has canceled planned appearances at Tanglewood this summer on the advice of his doctor.
- Police probe off-duty cop's confrontation with pedestrian Updated: May-26-16 6:36 am
BOSTON - Boston police have launched an investigation into a video depicting a confrontation where an off-duty officer allegedly forced a civilian to the ground in the city's Back Bay section.
- Rockies latest victims of Boston's bats in 10-3 loss Updated: May-26-16 12:01 am
- Baker bill would limit accrual of sick time by state workers Updated: May-25-16 5:44 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is pushing legislation aimed at limiting how much sick time state workers can save up.
- Boston woman denies killing toddler; held without bail Updated: May-25-16 1:00 pm
BOSTON - A Boston woman charged with beating her 3-year-old stepson so severely that he died days later has been held without bail.