A Springfield man twice tried and convicted for raping an elderly woman was released Wednesday on his own recognizance after serving 30 years in prison.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker delivered his first State of the Commonwealth address Thursday night, laying out what he accomplished in his first year in office as well as his priorities for 2016.
The conversation about religious accommodation in the workplace is playing out in a rural Colorado meat packing town where Muslim workers at a Cargill plant were fired over prayer breaks.
General Electric is moving its world headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut, to Boston’s Seaport District.
“If you have a trial and things go wrong, once you’re convicted, undoing it is very, very difficult,” attorney Laura Edmonds said.
The state’s highest court recently ruled that’s what happened to Ronjon Cameron, of Pittsfield. Cameron had spent the last 12 years in prison after being convicted on charges of rape. At the end of October 2015, the Supreme Judicial Court overturned his conviction and ordered a new trial.
Looking around her new apartment in Lynn, 25-year-old Christina — who didn’t want her last name used — can’t believe how far she’s come in […]
While legislative progress was made in the areas of public records reform and opioid trafficking, few bills of significance were sent to Gov. Charlie Baker.
It’s not immediately clear what authority governors have in determining if and where refugees can be resettled.
Compelling arguments on both sides of the doctor-assisted suicide debate were presented at a Massachusetts State House hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Law was forced to resign as bishop in Boston after The Boston Globe uncovered documents showing that church authorities had protected priests from prosecution. But despite Law’s disgrace in Boston, he found a comfortable and influential second career at the Vatican.
A federal judge could issue a ruling as early as Tuesday on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s legal challenge of the four-game football deflation suspension handed to him by the NFL.
Observers say Judge George O’Toole’s holding of the jury list is unprecedented.
At one school, several assistant coaches made just $12,000 in a year, working what one coach said were school-year hours that are “about as full-time as it can get.”
It was a warning from the father that the young man might pose a danger that first brought Alexander Ciccolo to the attention of the FBI. The young Ciccolo is now being held, charged with plotting to detonate a bomb at an unknown university.