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Thousands of young people from Massachusetts and surrounding states have "gone on strike," emptying out classrooms to gather at Boston City Hall Plaza Friday to demand bold and immediate action...
Artists-in-residence are usually invited to brainstorm and create work in museums, universities, galleries and sometimes corporations. But a graveyard?
Massachusetts public health officials are looking at 38 possible cases of vaping-related lung illness, including some that required intensive care.
The actress has apologized for paying a bribe to have a proctor correct answers on her daughter's SAT exam. On Friday, she was sentenced to 14 days in prison.
Called "Women Take the Floor," it aims to rewrite the art history narrative and shed light on the women who created rigorous work that went unseen, undervalued or underrepresented in...
WBUR's Jerome Campbell reports the mayor joined surviving family members in the public garden for a 9/11 wreath-laying ceremony.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is opting to not join a tentative settlement other states and communities have reportedly reached with Purdue Pharma.
The estranged husband of former state Senate President Stan Rosenberg pleaded guilty to assault charges Tuesday.
Suspicions of improper marijuana licensing have been swirling around Correia, who's already under indictment, for at least a couple of months.
Many of the arraigned faced disorderly conduct charges, which are typically dismissed in these kinds of cases. Prosecutors in this case motioned to do exactly that. But Judge Richard Sinnott...
This weekend, thousands of Bostonians will leave their apartments, leaving behind a mountain of trash -- or treasure, depending on your point of view.
In a public letter released Wednesday, 10 Boston city councilors said the Boston Calling decision has effectively criminalized elected officials who advocate for constituents.
The U.S. attorney is charging them with conspiracy and obstruction of justice -- accusing the two of running a scheme that gathered thousands of dollars in illegal kickbacks.
A developer is calling on legislators to revisit the state’s gaming law in order to build a $300 million facility in the southeastern Massachusetts town.
Dozens of parole and probation leaders around the country are joining forces to try to improve the policies that govern the supervision of about 4.5 million people.
The bedroom pop act has attracted tens of thousands of streams on Spotify with her odd, yet accessible, songs.
Harry Markopolos and a group of forensic accountants allege GE is hiding financial trouble at its long-term care insurance operation and in its stake in Baker Hughes, an oil and...
The state's second- and third-largest health insurance companies plan to merge.
The sweeps have focused attention on the city's balancing act in trying to help drug users and maintain public safety in the neighborhood.