GazetteUMass: The metaphor was an admirable attempt but if it's the World Cup of Fraud, these guys wouldn't get a red card. They'd get the Golden Boot
GazetteUMass: I know I'm embodying a sportswriter cliche, but I feel pride that my 22 month old seems transfixed by a Springsteen concert on VH1 classic
BOSTON (AP) - Jurors have started deliberating in an unusual legal case in which a Boston man faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly causing the death of an asthmatic man fleeing gunfire.
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker's efforts to overhaul the MBTA have hit a roadblock with the transit agency's largest employees union, which has vowed to sue the state, or petition the federal government to cut off millions of dollars in transit aid, if a key provision of the plan is approved by lawmakers.
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Police say a 62-year-old man has died of carbon monoxide poisoning suffered at the offices of a Bourne modular homes business, while an officer who responded to the scene was evaluated at the hospital.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - The trial of a western Massachusetts man charged with sexually assaulting three children is winding down.
BOSTON (AP) - A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might have prevented a university police officer's shooting death by helping authorities find Tsarnaev instead of helping him, the officer's family said in a court filing Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston defense attorney offered cash to the victim of a hate crime and urged the man not to cooperate further with state and U.S. law enforcement officials, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Robert Kraft spent 80 seconds Wednesday making his first public remarks since saying eight days earlier he wouldn't appeal the Patriots' punishment for using underinflated footballs.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Actress Natalie Portman has advised graduating Harvard seniors to use their inexperience to their advantage.
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston defense attorney is accused of offering the victim of a hate crime money and urging that he avoid cooperating with law enforcement authorities.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - Officials in Brockton have declared a state of emergency after a water main break interrupted service tens of thousands of residents in the city and nearby Whitman.
GazetteUMass: Help me catch up on this FIFA thing. Looks serious. Were the World Cup balls deflated or something?
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - One week into the season, things looked bleak for the Minnesota Twins.
NEW CASTLE, N.H. (AP) AAA" The Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are continuing to clean up oily water discharged from a ship into the Piscataqua River.
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) - A 6-foot alligator named Rocky has gotten a new home after his owner decided he was too big to handle.