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Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 05:54 PM EDT

While Cleaning Up From Irma, Puerto Rico Braces for Maria

While Cleaning Up From Irma, Puerto Rico Braces for Maria

Passengers on some of the last direct flights from Puerto Rico to Boston are glad to be out of Hurricane Maria's reach.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:45 AM EDT

Walsh Talks Climate Change, Amazon Bid at Boston Chamber

Walsh Talks Climate Change, Amazon Bid at Boston Chamber

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh addressed the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's government affairs forum Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 09:06 PM EDT

Massachusetts Lawmakers Debate Minimum Wage Increase

Massachusetts Lawmakers Debate Minimum Wage Increase

Backers of a drive to gradually boost the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour told a legislative committee on Tuesday that many people who work full time at their jobs still live in poverty and struggle to...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:32 PM EDT

Court: Roadside Drunk Driving Tests Not Valid for Marijuana

Court: Roadside Drunk Driving Tests Not Valid for Marijuana

Police cannot use the standard field sobriety tests to definitively determine that a driver is too high to drive, according to a decision the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 04:21 PM EDT

No Bail for Suspect in 1992 Slaying of Teacher's Aide

No Bail for Suspect in 1992 Slaying of Teacher's Aide

A man charged with raping and killing a Massachusetts teacher's aide after abducting her from her night job at a card shop 25 years ago has been held without bail.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 12:11 PM EDT

Suspect in Custody After Stolen Car Pursuit on I-93

Suspect in Custody After Stolen Car Pursuit on I-93

A suspect is in custody after a pursuit of a stolen vehicle on I-93 that lasted through multiple towns.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:27 AM EDT
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Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:36 AM EDT

Dog Survives Machete Attack in Taunton

Dog Survives Machete Attack in Taunton

A Massachusetts man was arrested Monday night after allegedly attacking his dog with a machete.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 10:01 AM EDT

Report: New England Losing 65 Acres of Forestland Per Day

Report: New England Losing 65 Acres of Forestland Per Day

New England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day -- a loss that comes at a time when public funding for preservation of open land has also been on the decline.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 09:10 AM EDT

Man Sentenced After Child Rape Conviction

Man Sentenced After Child Rape Conviction

A Shrewsbury man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting raping a young girl over a period of several years.