BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for Bill Cosby have asked a federal judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit filed by three women who accuse the comedian of decades-old sexual offenses.
BOSTON (AP) - Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady and one-time World Series MVP David Ortiz are among tens of thousands of Massachusetts taxpayers on the state treasurer's unclaimed property list.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A phone company official testifying in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial says several text messages the former NFL player exchanged with a co-defendant before the killing are missing from his phone.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Police say a Massachusetts woman allowed her 2-year-old daughter to sip her margarita at a restaurant and poured some of it into the girl's sippy cup.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A Sprint official is testifying about phone records the company turned over in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts high school honor roll student accused of encouraging a friend to commit suicide has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
Walker 7-15 0-0 17, Williams 3-6 0-0 6, Ford 1-6 3-6 6, Stahl 4-7 0-0 8, Eatherton 9-13 2-2 20, Marshall 0-1 0-0 0, Donnelly 0-1 0-0 0, Begley 0-1 0-0 0, Abakah 0-0 1-2 1, Spencer 3-5 1-2 7. Totals 27-55 7-12 65.
ELON, N.C. (AP) - Elijah Bryant scored 16 points with eight rebounds, four assists and three steals and Elon upset Northeastern 72-65 on Thursday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has withdrawn his federal lawsuit against state and school officials blaming them for his departure, saying the legal fight's cost was too great.
WENHAM, Mass. (AP) - A decision by a Christian college to auction a portion of its rare collection of Bibles and Shakespeare folios donated nearly a century ago by the family of a railroad executive isn't sitting well with his descendants and some faculty members.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A prosecutor says a 23-year-old man has died after being shot in the face in Brockton.
GazetteUMass: Lot of UMass fans that weren't at the game are complaining about crowd size last night. What am I missing?
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Every year in Maine is the year of the lobster, but 2014 was especially good, according to catch data released Thursday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The snow that has buried parts of New England and left homeowners struggling with ice dams has created opportunities for Minnesota companies that melt ice off roofs but have found little work at home in their state's unusually mild winter.
BOSTON (AP) - Top elected officials in Massachusetts are hailing a vote by the Federal Communications Commission in favor of rules aimed at enforcing "net neutrality."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The J. Paul Getty Museum's associate director of collections says he will retire in October after 35 years with the institution.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) - A commuter using the Boston area's subway system literally got his knickers in a twist, when a train station escalator ripped off his pants.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their country of origin, federal officials say.