WBUR News & Wire Services
A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on Boston police and seriously wounded an officer before being killed by authorities.
Seven people have been injured in a chairlift accident at a Maine ski area that had a similar incident five years ago.
“Because I think the Olympics could be good for the Commonwealth, I will continue to help as and when I can, but not for a fee,” Patrick said.
The state started tracking drug-exposed babies last March.
Marijuana would be taxed and regulated like alcohol under a bill being backed by more than a dozen Massachusetts lawmakers.
Gov. Charlie Baker said the task force will focus on populations experiencing unemployment rates from 7 to 12 percent — well above the state’s 5.1 percent rate.
Three lawyers from top Boston law firms plan to file a lawsuit arguing the state is violating the rights of students by capping the number of charter schools.
The city is just a smidgeon over 2 inches away from setting an all-time snowfall mark.
Sunday’s snowfall brought the city’s total to 103.9 inches. It needs just 3.7 inches more to break the 1995-1996 record of 107.6.
The under-fire operator of the commuter rail system has issued an apology for its poor performance, but said service might not be back fully until March 30.
Service was restored to the Red Line’s Mattapan trolley early Monday, days earlier than expected.
“Boy and Girl Gazing at Moon (Puppy Love)” was given last week to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
It’s an effort to address the surge in opioid addiction.
As of Sunday night, Health Connector officials said about 50,000 residents had taken the steps needed to guarantee they have coverage on Jan. 1.
The birth rate of teens ages 15-19 fell 14 percent last year, from 14 births per 1,000 women in 2012 to 12 births per 1,000 women in 2013.
The new Health Connector website for Massachusetts launched successfully just before 8 a.m. Saturday and was working as designed upon launch.
The release of the “The Complete Basement Tapes,” a six-CD set, shows why Bob Dylan’s unofficial 1967 recordings were such an important chapter in his career and in the history of rock music.
Peter Mac has been playing Judy Garland for 12 years. Now he’s at Opus Underground in Salem.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has submitted an amended agreement Thursday with Partners HealthCare over its proposed acquisition of Hallmark Health System.
Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke says he hopes the money can be used to benefit the city schools.
Jazz artist Vijay Iyer and poet Robert Pinsky combine for POEMJAZZ at Sanders Theatre Friday night.
Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris has been named the man of the year by Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
In seeking a one-year sentence if Annie Dookhan changes her plea, her lawyer said her life “has been destroyed” by the charges.
Adam Davila received a four-year reduction in his federal prison sentence because of Annie Dookhan’s involvement in one of his state convictions.
The Museum of Fine Arts plays host to the films of Wong Kar-wai for much of August.
The production of “Pippin” that opened at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge before moving to Broadway brought home four Tony Awards, including best revival of a musical.
Berklee presents “Nona Hendryx Rewired.”
The ACLU’s legal director says too many people are in jail awaiting motions for new trials amid the scandal.
The call for JudyAnn Bigby’s resignation follows the state drug lab scandal and the meningitis outbreak.