BOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Martha Coakley has named a special prosecutor to conduct a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 2009 death of a patient at Bridgewater State Hospital.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Officials in Worcester say a surge of drug overdose deaths in early August has appeared to ease, but heroin users still aren't safe from potentially deadly street combinations of the opiate.
BOSTON (AP) - Penn National Gaming is marking a milestone in its $225 million casino project at Plainridge harness racing track in Plainville.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say Springfield's fire commissioner is recovering after being attacked by a disgruntled former employee.
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BOSTON (AP) - A company that lost its bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary wants a judge to overturn the state's decision.