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Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 08:17 AM EDT

Health Officials Warn of Overdose Spike in Waltham

Health Officials Warn of Overdose Spike in Waltham<br />

Public Health officials in Waltham, Massachusetts are warning residents about a recent spike in drug overdoses in the city.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 10:37 PM EDT

Reversing Course, Baker Won't Send National Guard to Border

Reversing Course, Baker Won't Send National Guard to Border

Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he will not send the Massachusetts National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border due to the "cruel and inhumane" decision by the Trump administration to separate...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 11:32 AM EDT

Mass. SJC Knocks Down 'Millionaire Tax' Ballot Question

Mass. SJC Knocks Down 'Millionaire Tax' Ballot Question

Massachusetts' highest court is expected to rule on whether a proposed "millionaire tax" can go before state voters in November.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 09:17 AM EDT

Police: Man Assaulted Female Resident, Hid in Bathtub

Police: Man Assaulted Female Resident, Hid in Bathtub

A Massachusetts man is scheduled to face a judge after police say he entered a group home in Hyannis and allegedly assaulted a woman early Sunday morning.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 07:42 AM EDT

Suspected Kidnapper's Attorney Gets OK for Private Experts

Suspected Kidnapper's Attorney Gets OK for Private Experts

A lawyer for a suspected kidnapper who lived in a Massachusetts home where the bodies of three women were found has won approval to spend $15,000 to hire an investigator, psychiatrist and private medical...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 12:46 PM EDT

Homeless Man Facing Charges After Chasing 2 Girls Into Home

Homeless Man Facing Charges After Chasing 2 Girls Into Home

A homeless man is facing charges after police say he chased two girls into a Lowell, Massachusetts home, then assaulted one of their mothers on Sunday afternoon.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 06:55 AM EDT

Some Seek Faneuil Hall Name Change Because of Slavery Ties

Some Seek Faneuil Hall Name Change Because of Slavery Ties

One of the most famous and historic buildings in Boston is named for a man who owned slaves, and some people want that to change.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 04:37 PM EDT

Closing Arguments Underway in Trial of Former Mob Boss

Closing Arguments Underway in Trial of Former Mob Boss

Attorneys are making their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner.

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 12:02 AM EDT

Mass. Town Honors Fallen Army Ranger With Road Race

Mass. Town Honors Fallen Army Ranger With Road Race

The letters and stories about their son still arrive to the Hines home in Newburyport, even though it has been 13 years since 1st Lt. Derek Hines was killed. "As a parent, I guess that’s the type of child you...

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:05 PM EDT

Police: 54-Year-Old Man Chases Girls Into Home

Police: 54-Year-Old Man Chases Girls Into Home

A man was arrested after he allegedly spooked two girls and followed them into a Massachusetts home, assaulting one of their mothers in the process. Police in Lowell said officers received a call around 4...