The Associated Press
Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will not be allowed to introduce evidence about the shooting of a Hernandez friend in Florida a few months before the killing, a judge ruled Wednesday.
“The fact that the truck was robbed immediately upon pulling over at an unannounced stop is suspicious in and of itself,” a warrant states.
While the budget includes more than $1 billion in new spending, the administration says it also takes a number of steps to reduce what would have been even larger increases, particularly in the state’s Medicaid program.
Authorities say no one was injured when a portion of the roof of Boston’s vacant Bayside Expo Center collapsed.
Takisa Matthews, who also goes by Takisa Williams, was arraigned in Dorchester Municipal Court on Tuesday on charges of murder and armed assault with intent to murder.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the crime. But she argued that he had fallen under the influence of his older brother.
The Cavaliers beat the Celtics 110-79, making it the biggest loss of the season for the Celts.
Chism’s lawyers had said police coerced the statement from the former Danvers High School student after he invoked his right to remain silent. He has pleaded not guilty to killing and raping his 24-year-old math teacher Colleen Ritzer.
Glaucia Santos said Tuesday that she was cleaning a bathroom when she heard Hernandez enter. She says she saw him touching the camera, which is located on the basement’s family room ceiling.
MBTA Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Davis said those options include a week of free fares, which would cost the MBTA about $6 million.
The Israeli prime minister said the negotiations would “all but guarantee” Tehran will get nuclear weapons.
The move helps Baker consolidate his authority over the agency responsible for helping Massachusetts residents find affordable health care plans.
The Republican plan to fund the Homeland Security Department drops the immigration provisions opposed by President Obama.
An official close to discussions says a deal was reached between the two sides over the country’s request to extend its bailout.
Monday is the deadline to complete an application, pick a plan and pay the first month’s premium for new coverage starting March 1.
The eurozone’s top official effectively gave Greece an ultimatum to request an extension to the country’s bailout program.
Officials are pushing the Feb. 15 deadline back to Feb. 23 because the recent heavy snowstorms have made it hard for some to sign up for insurance. The Feb. 23 deadline for making a payment stays in place.
Kayla Mueller, a 26-year-old aid worker, has been confirmed dead, according to her parents and the Obama administration.
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.
A purported statement by the Islamic State claims the woman was killed in an airstrike on the outskirts of a northern Syrian city.
Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, 26, fell into the hands of ISIS in December when his Jordanian F-16 crashed near Raqqa, Syria.
“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.
McKuen was an astonishingly successful and prolific force in popular culture, turning out hundreds of songs, poems and records.
After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Romney said definitively that he won’t seek the White House.
Massachusetts was pounded by snow and lashed by strong winds as a storm spun up the East Coast.
Louis Gutierrez will head up the Massachusetts Health Connector and Daniel Tsai will be assistant secretary for MassHealth.
A man who fatally shot a cardiac surgeon outside an examination room had been upset about his mother’s death and had blamed the doctor for it, relatives said.
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 Massachusetts doctor who beat Ebola plans to return to Liberia, where he contracted the deadly virus, in order to help overworked colleagues in the missionary hospital where he has worked for years.
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.