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Special prosecutor named to investigate 2009 death

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.

Aug 26
Worcester overdose deaths ease, but police alert

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.

Aug 26
Penn National marking milestone in casino project

BOSTON (AP) - Penn National Gaming is marking a milestone in its $225 million casino project at Plainridge harness racing track in Plainville.

Aug 26
Massachusetts fire commissioner attacked

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say Springfield's fire commissioner is recovering after being attacked by a disgruntled former employee.

Aug 26
State sued over medical marijuana permitting

BOSTON (AP) - A company that lost its bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary wants a judge to overturn the state's decision.