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Today at 03:34AM
Homeless numbers in Massachusetts on the rise

BOSTON (AP) - A federal report says the homeless population in Massachusetts increased faster than in any other state in the nation since 2007, even as overall homelessness in the country declined.

Today at 02:38AM
Drug ring's 'money man' gets 3 years in prison

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Springfield man has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a multi-million dollar drug ring that brought heroin from New York City to western Massachusetts.

Today at 02:08AM
Child rape suspect returning to Massachusetts

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A child rape suspect who police say cut off a GPS monitoring device and went on a cross-country crime spree before being captured is being returned to Massachusetts.

Today at 02:02AM
Menino to lie in state at historic Faneuil Hall

BOSTON (AP) - The people of Boston will get their chance to pay final respects to former Mayor Tom Menino.

Today at 01:30AM
Menino to lie in state at Faneuil Hall

BOSTON (AP) - The people of Boston will get their chance to pay final respects to Mayor Tom Menino.

Today at 12:01AM
Vermont Yankee to test emergency sirens

VERNON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is going to be testing its emergency sirens in three states.

Oct 30
Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch.

Oct 30
Dalai Lama speaking at Boston hotel and MIT

BOSTON (AP) - The Dalai Lama was to continue his round of appearances in Boston, with speaking engagements at a downtown hotel and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that are expected to draw protests from a group accusing him of human rights abuses and discrimination.

Oct 30
Massachusetts-based publisher wins national award

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) - Editor & Publisher, a journal that has chronicled the newspaper business for about 130 years, has named a Massachusetts-based media executive as the nation's publisher of the year.

Oct 30
Bruins slip past Sabres 3-2 in OT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Brad Marchand's status was a game-time decision that paid off for the Boston Bruins.

Oct 30
Shaheen, Brown take geography quiz in final debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Republican Scott Brown, the former Massachusetts senator now running in New Hampshire, appeared to have a bit trouble with geography in his final debate with Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Thursday.

Oct 30
Brown appears uncertain about NH geography

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The former Massachusetts senator now seeking the same job in New Hampshire appeared to have a bit of trouble with geography in his final debate before Election Day.

Oct 30
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:

Oct 30
Boston Herald to pay $900K to end lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Herald will pay more than $900,000 after agreeing not to seek to overturn a court ruling that it defamed a woman it had alleged had engaged in "sexual acts" with an inmate at a state prison in Bridgewater.

Oct 30
Defense asks for new judge in Iraq war crime case

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) AAA" Defense lawyers called a military judge biased and unfair on Thursday and asked him to remove himself from the case of a Marine being retried on a murder charge in a major Iraq war crime case.