The Massachusetts Senate is taking its show on the road

The Massachusetts Senate is taking its show on the road with what it's calling its "Commonwealth Conversations 2019-2020 Tour"
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Bill seeks to speed state's transition to renewable energy

A new bill filed at the Massachusetts Statehouse seeks to help speed the state's transition to renewable forms of energy
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Teacher pleads not guilty to assault and battery charges

A Massachusetts middle school teacher has been charged with assault and battery on a minor
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2 arrested in connection with fatal Taunton stabbing

Authorities have arrested two people in connection with what police say is the city of Taunton's first homicide since 2016
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Police investigate Taunton's first homicide since 2016

Police are investigating the city of Taunton's first homicide since 2016
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Suspected drunken driver in fatal crash held on $50,000 bail

A Massachusetts man police say was drunk when he caused a fatal crash in Providence on New Year's Day has been arraigned
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Police: Woman killed in crash involving drunken driver

A Rhode Island woman is dead and a Massachusetts man faces drunken driving charges following a car crash in Providence early on New Year's Day
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88-year-old woman struck by car in East Providence

A person struck and killed while trying to cross a busy road in East Providence has been identified as an 88-year-old woman originally from Brazil
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24-year-old struck, killed by driver in Raynham, police say

Police say a 24-year-old man was struck and killed by a car in Raynham
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MGM: Massachusetts casino drew 1 million visitors in 6 weeks

One million visitors checked out Massachusetts' first resort casino in its first six weeks of operation
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Man gets 18 years in prison for shooting at cookout in 2015

Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a Taunton man who shot another man at a cookout in 2015 has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison
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Woman charged with drunken driving in weekend bus crash

A Rhode Island woman police say was drunk when she was involved in a crash with a school bus full of adults and children returning from a Roman Catholic shrine
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Taunton Christmas parade canceled due to rain

Rain is putting a damper on Christmas cheer in Massachusetts
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US Rep. Kennedy: Democrats should embrace "moral capitalism"

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is urging his fellow Democrats to adopt a new economic ideology _ what he calling "moral capitalism" _ as they prepare to take control of
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Blockages gone, fish back in post-Sandy projects in 6 states

Since Superstorm Sandy in 2012 storm, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has spent nearly $11 million to remove dams and other blockages from coastal waterways
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1 killed, 6 injured in wrong-way interstate crash

Authorities say an elderly man driving the wrong way on a Massachusetts interstate highway caused a fiery crash that killed him and injured six others
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1 killed, 6 injured in wrong-way interstate crash

Authorities say an elderly man driving the wrong way on a Massachusetts interstate highway caused a fiery crash that killed him and injured six others
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1 killed, 6 seriously injured in wrong-way interstate crash

Authorities say an elderly man driving the wrong way on a Massachusetts interstate highway has caused a fiery crash that killed him and seriously injured six ot
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Candidates crisscross Massachusetts in final push for votes

Candidates for a slew of statewide offices are going to be crisscrossing Massachusetts in a final push for votes
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Police: 66-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash in Kingston

Massachusetts State Police say a motorcyclist was killed when he lost control, was thrown and hit by another vehicle
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Tribe sues feds over decision not to affirm reservation

A Cape Cod tribe is challenging the Trump administration's decision not to affirm its 300-acre reservation granted by the Obama administration.
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Man sentenced after federal heroin bust

Massachusetts man who shot at officers during a heroin bust sentenced to 22 years in prison
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Several events scheduled for suicide prevention week

The Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention has announced that several events are scheduled around the state for National Suicide Prevention week
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Interior Department rules against tribe in trust land bid

A Massachusetts tribe says it's been dealt a "tremendous blow" in its bid to protect its reservation lands
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