Betts, Red Sox Spoil Yankees Potential Clincher

October 1, 2015

With a 9-5 victory in eleven innings, it’s the third night in a row the Sox postponed the Yankee’s 10,000th win and a playoff spot.

Mom: Mashpee Superintendent Barges Into Student’s Home To Verify Residency

October 1, 2015

A mother of a Mashpee High School student says Brian Hyde charged into her home to find out if her daughter met residency requirements.

Mass. Senate To Debate Opioid Abuse Prevention Bill

October 1, 2015

The bill focuses on prevention and education — including implementing screenings of students for signs of addiction and encouraging doctors to find alternatives to pain management.

U.S. Sens. Warren, Markey Back Bill To Hike Smoking Age To 21

September 30, 2015

Warren said restricting tobacco sales to adults 21 or older will save lives and promote healthier communities.

MBTA’s Workforce Policies ‘In A State Of Disrepair,’ Control Board Member Says

September 30, 2015
An MBTA Orange Line train. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Brian Lang blamed staffing problems — such as operator absences that lead to cancelled trips — on broken personnel policies and procedures that are unclear.

Boston Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In Hyde Park

September 30, 2015

A man was pronounced dead from apparent gunshot wounds in Hyde Park early Wednesday morning.

4 Teamsters Indicted For Allegedly Harassing ‘Top Chef’ Staff

September 30, 2015

Four members of a Teamsters local have been indicted on federal extortion charges for allegedly intimidating members of the staff and crew on “Top Chef” while the reality TV show was being filmed in Boston last year.

Ted Kennedy Voices Frustrations In Newly Released Transcripts Of Recordings

September 30, 2015
President Clinton smiles with U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Mass. in 1998. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Nineteen interviews with the Massachusetts Democrat recorded as part of an oral history project were made public Wednesday as part of an oral history project.

City Of Boston Files New Lawsuit Against Wynn Casino

September 30, 2015
An artist’s rendering of the proposed Wynn casino in Everett (Courtesy Wynn Resorts Holdings)

The suit alleges Wynn has ignored the traffic impact the Everett casino would have on Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood

Heavy Rain Drenches Mass., Slicks Roads

September 30, 2015
The view from a web camera set atop Boston's Prudential Center. The still was taken at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday after more than inch of rain reportedly fell on the city. (Courtesy Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center)

It is expected to remain rainy until the precipitation tapers off in the evening and overnight hours.

Police: 16-Year-Old Shot Another Teen Several Times Near A Taunton Park

September 30, 2015

The 17-year-old boy who was shot at least three times on Tuesday was airlifted to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Report: Former Newton Police Chief Files Lawsuit Against City

September 30, 2015

Matthew Cummings served as the department’s chief between 2009 and 2011. He has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that there was not enough evidence to fire him.

Forecast: Early Downpours Possible, Heavy Rain Through Today

September 30, 2015

The heaviest rain fall will come this morning, likely affecting the early commute with possible downpours in the Boston area. Be on the look out for some flooding, too. This morning’s humidity will fade away, drawing in much cooler air by the evening.

Pineda Hit Hard Early, Yankees Lose 10-4 To Rival Red Sox

September 30, 2015

Rookie Catcher Blake Swihart had two home runs and five RBIs.

Report Urges Reforms To Address Racial Disparities In Mass. Pretrial Detainees

September 29, 2015
(Jesse Costa/WBUR/File)

Counties across Massachusetts have large racial disparities in the composition of defendants who are awaiting trial in jail, the think tank MassINC finds.

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