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Zachary Kramer, 21, and Eric Lonergan, 22, are charged with distributing controlled substances.
Marty Meehan will be paid $525,000 in the first year of a five-year contract that could be bumped to more than $750,000 with perks.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg says the budget includes investments to “lift all working families.”
The Red Sox fell to the Rangers 3-1 last night at Fenway. The Sox face the Angels tonight for a 3-game series.
Prosecutors say Aaron Hernandez tried to silence a witness in a double murder case by shooting the man in the face.
Not guilty pleas were entered on behalf of 27-year-old Gregory McCoy on Wednesday to charges including motor vehicle homicide.
The Red Sox lost 2-1 to the Rangers in a pitchers duel last night at Fenway. They wrap up their series tonight.
Sweeney has spent the past six seasons as the assistant general manager and takes over for his former boss, Peter Chiarelli.
A judge has ruled that the three remaining defendants charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in 2012 will be tried separately.
Boston police say a young man riding a bicycle was killed when he was struck by one or both of the vehicles involved in a collision.
A jury has sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.
B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89. His attorney, Brent Bryson, told The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at […]
The spy agency says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his defense chief executed for talking back to him and sleeping during a meeting.
The mayor says the train equivalent of a black box has been recovered from the wreckage of the derailment and crash.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration confirmed Thursday in a statement that it received a subpoena regarding the health connector’s difficulties dating to 2010 and says it’s fully cooperating with the Justice Department.
Baltimore’s top prosecutor says the death of Freddie Gray, from an unexplained spinal injury, “was a homicide.”
At some point while he was in Baltimore police custody, Gray suffered a mysterious spinal injury and died a week later.
Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, becoming the first African-American woman to serve in that role.
The “primary suspected source” of the temblors is the injection in disposal wells of wastewater produced as a byproduct of fracking.
Gary Grice, who goes by the stage name “GZA,” will speak with students at the Cambridge university about his latest album and how art and outer space collide.
Maickel Melamed, 39, of Venezuela, was honored by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is promising accountability and transparency, after a man died following an encounter with police.
Hundreds are believed to have drowned off Libya, and more search and rescue operations are underway.
The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld a $63 million judgment against the manufacturer of Children’s Motrin awarded to a family whose daughter developed a life-threatening disease after taking the over-the-counter medicine.
Albert Bierstadt’s 1870 painting, “Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast,” is being unveiled Friday at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown. The bet won Clark a three-month loan of the piece from the Seattle Art Museum.
During a six-month period that ended in February, nearly 9,000 medical appointments at VA facilities in Massachusetts failed to meet the department’s goal of completing medical appointments within 30 days.
Attorney General Maura Healey is pushing legislation designed to give her office stronger oversight of hospital mergers.
The Massachusetts Medical Society, representing more than 24,000 physicians, will devote its annual Public Health Leadership forum to the opioid epidemic.
The figure that doesn’t even include the state’s three largest cities — Boston, Worcester and Springfield.
CBS Films says “Patriot’s Day” will be based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.
The regulations would treat e-cigarettes like other tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco.
The move helps Baker consolidate his authority over the agency responsible for helping Massachusetts residents find affordable health care plans.
Monday is the deadline to complete an application, pick a plan and pay the first month’s premium for new coverage starting March 1.
Chris Pratt was teased about his early acting roles while being roasted Friday night at Harvard University, where he received the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award by America’s oldest undergraduate drama troupe.
“To Kill a Mockingbird” will not be Harper Lee’s only published book after all. “Go Set a Watchman,” a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14.
A partial list of winners of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
The case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court involves Annie Dookhan, a drug lab chemist who was sentenced in 2013 to at least three years in prison after admitting she faked test results.
Baker made a special stage appearance with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall Wednesday night, conducting the holiday classic “Sleigh Bells.” The performance was part of the 31st annual “A Company Christmas at Pops.”
Workers at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts are busy installing more than 160 works by Spanish artist Francisco Goya for an exhibit scheduled to open next month.
The list of winners at Monday’s 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
“Modern Family” and “Breaking Bad” triumphed at Monday’s Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as “Orange Is the New Black.”
State officials say Kate Corbett, who worked in the same lab as Annie Dookhan, claimed she had a chemistry degree from Merrimack College, though investigators determined that her degree is in sociology.
A judge says she won’t impose a sentence of more than three to five years in prison if former state chemist Annie Dookhan pleads guilty in the drug lab crisis.
Annie Dookhan’s lawyer, meanwhile, will recommend a one-year prison sentence.
Quincy’s Jamell Spurill expressed his gratitude after he was rearrested for having a stolen handgun.
A convicted drug dealer in New Hampshire, who would have faced nearly 20 years in prison as a career offender, was sentenced to only three years.
More than 40,000 defendants may have been affected by Annie Dookhan’s mishandling of drug samples, a reviewer found.
In the statements, Annie Dookhan allegedly admitted wrongdoing. Her attorney filed a motion claiming she never got a Miranda warning.
The former state chemist sent ripples through Massachusetts’ criminal justice system after allegedly tampering with evidence in drug cases.
Annie Dookhan is challenging charges connected to claims she made in court that she had a master’s degree.