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Sep 15
Gov. Patrick heading to London for trade mission

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is spending the day zipping around London as part of his latest trade mission.

Sep 15
State police cruiser struck, driver charged

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A 25-year-old man has been charged with operating under the influence after state police say he crashed into a cruiser in Worcester.

Sep 15
Court: Tesla Motors can sell directly to buyers

BOSTON (AP) - The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers.

Sep 15
Federal grant to help improve unemployment program

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island is getting more than $445,000 in federal funds to improve the quality of the state's unemployment insurance program.

Sep 15
Supermarkets launch anti-bottle deposit campaign

BOSTON (AP) - Supermarket chains are launching a television ad campaign to try to persuade voters to reject a ballot question that would expand Massachusetts' bottle deposit law to include bottled water and other non-carbonated beverages.

Sep 15
Wynn, Mohegan Sun respond to casino regulators

BOSTON (AP) - Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against some requirements state regulators are seeking to impose if it is to win the license.

Sep 15
2nd woman struck by lightning in Ipswich dies

IPSWICH, Mass. (AP) - A second woman struck by lightning at a Massachusetts beach earlier this month has died.

Sep 15
Marijuana doc reprimanded in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A doctor who held a marijuana clinic at a hotel and failed to adequately document examinations has been reprimanded by the board that licenses physicians in Maine.

Sep 15
Mom seeks information in daughter's 1992 slaying

BOSTON (AP) - The mother of a Saugus woman whose 1992 slaying remains unsolved has released a video asking for anyone who has information about her daughter's death to come forward and contact police.