Treasurer Steven Grossman today pressed fellow gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Martha Coakley to support Massachusetts granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, a policy she has...
The nation's first bitcoin ATM was installed today next to Track 6 at Boston's South Station. Is it cool? Is it dangerous? Is this the...
Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod Trail Dog Race in a dramatic finish today, rallying from third place. A storm knocked out the front-runner and Seavey...
The Broad Institute, a Cambridge genomics research center, has notified 22 employees that they will be laid off at the end of the month due to decreased federal funding for a grant, according to a...
As Karmaloop seeks to raise next round, it stretches some vendor payments and shutters underperforming sites
Hipster apparel merchant Karmaloop has been one of Boston's rare consumer e-commerce hits: the Back Bay company, founded in a Jamaica Plain basement in 2000...
Transit Police seek identities of people who attacked three people in Red Line car at Broadway station
Transit Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying six people who participated in an attack on a man and two women inside a Red Line train at the MBTA’s Broadway Station in South Boston Sunday night. The male victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and was released. Both female victims were treated at the scene, according to MBTA Transit Police Superintendent-in-Chief Joseph O’Connor.
Temperatures this afternoon rose to a relatively tropical 60 degrees in some parts of Massachusetts. But don’t worry: winter will be back Wednesday.A winter storm Wednesday and Thursday is expected to dump an inch or two of snow in most of Massachusetts, with up to 7 inches in the northwestern corner of the state. But the storm’s bookends — today and Friday — are expected to be dry and sunny.
Boston police this afternoon arrested a woman on charges stemming from last week’s bloody fight in the Back Bay that ended with two women being rushed to Boston hospitals with serious stab wounds.The woman was taken into custody near the Brooke Courthouse on New Chardon Street in downtown Boston and is currently at the Area C-6 station in South Boston, where women are booked by the department, police said.No further information was immediately available. but police expect to have more information later today.
Two people were killed in a crash on Route 44 in Middleborough this afternoon, authorities said.A 63-year-old Middleborough man driving a Toyota and a 40-year-old woman driving a Buick were pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sergeant Joe Perkins, a Middleborough police spokesman. No other injuries were reported. Middleborough police responded to the crash at about 1:15 p.m. on Route 44 near Exit 6, in front of a Holiday Inn Express, Perkins said.
The state’s highest court today said a Utah man cannot dissolve a permanent restraining order issued in 2001 when his estranged girlfriend lived in Plymouth unless he documents he has not engaged in any type of domestic violence since then.Writing for the unanimous Supreme Judicial Court, Justice Ralph W. Gants said Kevin Caruso must submit objective proof documenting why is no longer a threat in general and not a specific threat to Tracy McDonald, who first obtained a restraining order against Caruso in 1994 when both were living in New York State.
The phones have been ringing at Boston pet adoption offices today, as pet lovers vie to take home one of the 199 animals rescued late last month from a Lynnfield home, officials said. The details of the hoarding case were announced Monday at a press conference at the Animal Rescue League of Boston. Officials said they could not remember a case involving so many hoarded animals.
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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — John Lackey gave up three runs over 2 2-3 innings in his first spring training start for the Boston Red Sox, a 5-4 split-squad loss to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
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