Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley says it appears the victims, a 33-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, were bystanders to an altercation early Saturday outside a nightclub. He says shots were fired during the fight.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law a bill that gives the stores permission to begin doing business at 10 a.m. instead of at noon. But it won’t take effect for another three months.
The Massachusetts Legislature is entering the final days of formal meetings with a number of unfinished items still on the agenda.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have renewed their request for a judge to hold a hearing on leaks to the news media.
A three-tiered system of parole eligibility for juvenile murderers in Massachusetts will be established under a law signed Friday by Gov. Deval Patrick.
Republicans hoping to loosen the Democratic party’s tight grip on state government say the verdict in the probation department trial points to the dangers of one-party dominance in Massachusetts.
Former State Probation Commissioner John O’Brien faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of federal racketeering and mail fraud charges in a case that accused him and two ex-employees of rigging the department’s hiring practices to favor politically connected applicants over more qualified ones.
Friday and Saturday will feature low humidity, virtually clear skies and comfortable temperatures. It will be warm enough to be at the beach, a pool or the lake, but not so hot it’s uncomfortable.
Boston’s hopes of turning a dismal season around took a big hit against the Blue Jays.
The superintendent of Newton’s public schools has been docked a week’s pay for failing to credit Gov. Deval Patrick in graduation speeches at the city’s two public high schools.
A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot’s home.
The government alleged the co-defendants were running a rigged hiring scheme by awarding jobs to the politically connected, while making it look like they were given on merit.