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Casino mogul Steve Wynn speaks with the press about his casino project, now called Wynn Boston Harbor, in Everett, in a file photo.
Jesse Costa / WBUR

State gambling investigators in Massachusetts are expecting to release the findings of their inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct against casino mogul Steve Wynn "no later" than the summer. 

Mayor Domenic Sarno of Springfield, Massachusetts, speaks at a city hall press conference on crime stats in January 2018. Behind him are Deputy Chief Cheryl Clapprood and Police Commissioner John Barbieri.
Patrick Johnson / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

The Democratic mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, is criticizing a city church providing sanctuary to a Peruvian woman facing deportation. 

The Bermudez family home in West Brookfield, Massachusetts.
Shannon Dooling / WBUR

Police have charged a Massachusetts man with misleading investigators as they searched for answers in the killings of a mother and her three young children. 

The former Clinton AME Zion Church in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

Preservationists for a 130-year-old black church with ties to civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois have received federal grant money to turn it into a community center. 

taking a test
Alberto G. / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/albertogp123

Students in Massachusetts lead the nation in achievement on Advanced Placement exams. 

The Connecticut River at Springfield, Massachusetts, on April 3, 2017.
Ryan Caron King / WNPR

The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission has qualified for a $50 million low-interest loan that could help the Connecticut River run cleaner. 

Ruby Bridges.
Jason Kruppa

A woman who as a little girl helped integrate the New Orleans public schools, an event depicted in an iconic Norman Rockwell painting, is coming to Massachusetts. 

Connecticut's Supreme Court has rejected a claim that the state's educational funding formula is unconstitutional.