Springfield saw its 13th murder of the year Tuesday, which is one less than in all of last year. And with 2015 half over, Hartford and Springfield are at the top of the list when it comes to the number of murders in New England cities.
This week’s ruling by the U-S Supreme Court allowing the use of a controversial drug in executions by lethal injection comes as no surprise to an Amherst College professor and author on the subject.
35-thousand personal care attendants in Massachusetts — who provide healthcare services to seniors and the disabled — are poised to become the first home health aides in the country to make 15-dollars an hour
The Deerfield River remains the only potential Olympic venue in Western Massachusetts, should the 2024 summer games come to Boston.
Springfield police are looking for a man who robbed two downtown banks today around noon.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is among those hailing today’s decision by the U-S Supreme Court granting same-sex couples the right to get married nationwide.
Heidi Nortonsmith of Northampton and her now-spouse Gina were among 7 couples who sued the state in the Goodridge case, which led Massachusetts to become the first state to legalize gay marriage in 2004.
“The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times,” Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote after recounting the legal struggles faced by same-sex partners.
Springfield and MGM have reached a deal which would push back the opening of the downtown casino by 6 months to September 2018.. Both sides say the delay is necessary to avoid problems from the Interstate 91 viaduct construction.
Massachusetts state police are investigating concerns that some breathalyzer tests may be inaccurate, causing some upheaval in prosecutors’ offices.
On two recent occasions, stray bullets have hit buildings on the campus of American International College in Springfield. But the school’s president says the campus is safe regardless.
The Boston Celtics will look to even their best-of-7 first round playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday.
Legislators and some electricity providers say Massachusetts regulator were right to eliminate a rule which caused customers to face retroactive rate hikes.
Olympic boosters from the four western counties have their work cut out for them to bring the games to the area. Boston 2024 organizers continued to sell the idea Thursday night of a mostly walkable Olympics, with events taking place largely in Boston.
The Springfield Historical Commission has approved MGM’s plans for three properties on the site of its future downtown casino. But a proposal for a fourth property was defeated Thursday Night–twice.