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Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 05:33 PM EST

Medication Disposal Program Expands in Massachusetts

Medication Disposal Program Expands in Massachusetts

The battle against the opioid epidemic is raging on in Massachusetts, where Gov. Charlie Baker is continuing to take measures against over-prescription.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:48 PM EST

Gov. Baker: Trump Should Apologize for 'Appalling' Remarks

Gov. Baker: Trump Should Apologize for 'Appalling' Remarks

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker says President Donald Trump should apologize for vulgar language attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 04:07 PM EST

Boston Announces Plans to Redesign City's Shelter System

Boston Announces Plans to Redesign City's Shelter System

Boston officials have announced a plan to redesign the city's emergency shelter system to help those struggling with homelessness and are asking for feedback from organizations.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 04:14 PM EST

12 Mass. State Employees Made $500K or More in 2017

12 Mass. State Employees Made $500K or More in 2017

The highest paid Massachusetts state employee made over $1 million in 2017, and 11 others made $500,000 or more.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:52 PM EST

1 Seriously Burned in Fire at Apartment Complex in Rutland

1 Seriously Burned in Fire at Apartment Complex in Rutland

One person was severely burned and 50 people were displaced after a fire at an apartment complex in Rutland, Massachusetts, Friday afternoon.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 02:59 PM EST

Judge's Daughter in Police Scandal in Court on Drug Charges

Judge's Daughter in Police Scandal in Court on Drug Charges

The judge's daughter at the center of a report-altering scandal that led to the resignation of the top two officers of the Massachusetts State Police has appeared in court on heroin possession charges.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 04:24 PM EST

Another Truck Gets 'Storrowed' in Boston

Another Truck Gets 'Storrowed' in Boston

Traffic is being diverted after yet another truck hit a Storrow Drive overpass Friday afternoon in Boston.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 02:08 PM EST

Fidelity Investigated for Incentive-Based Product Sales

Fidelity Investigated for Incentive-Based Product Sales

The Secretary of the Commonwealth is investigating three brokerage firms in Massachusetts following a report that their financial advisers were paid to get customers to buy more expensive products.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:43 PM EST

Heavy Rain, Snow Melt Could Cause Localized Flooding

Heavy Rain, Snow Melt Could Cause Localized Flooding

A combination of heavy rain and warm temperatures will melt plenty of snow in New England Friday, but with many storm drains still blocked by snow and ice, localized flooding is expected for the evening...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:55 PM EST

Teen Killed in Crash on Martha's Vineyard

Teen Killed in Crash on Martha's Vineyard

A 17-year-old boy was killed in a crash on Martha's Vineyard on Friday morning.