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 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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Casino, state officials worry about tribe bill in Congress

Legislation making its way through Congress to protect a Massachusetts tribe's sovereign land may threaten Rhode Island's gambling revenues.
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Boston sets temperature record as schools adjust to heat

Nearly two dozen school districts across Massachusetts canceled classes or sent children home early Wednesday in response to the heat, which reached 97 degrees
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Campground in state park closed for a decade reopening

A campground in a state park that's been closed for a decade is finally reopening to the public
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Fugitive wanted for firearms, drugs is arrested

Massachusetts State Police have arrested a fugitive wanted on firearms and drug charges after a pursuit by car and on foot
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Federal agency endorses bill protecting tribe's land

A key federal agency is supporting legislation protecting the Mashpee Wampanoag's reservation lands in Massachusetts.
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Police: Men who blew pot smoke at goat charged with cruelty

Police in Massachusetts say three men seen on a social media video blowing marijuana smoke in a goat's face and laughing have been charged with animal cruelty
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Crumbling foundations fund receives delayed $19 million

The entity overseeing Connecticut's crumbling foundations account has finally received the $19 million it's been seeking for several months
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Another court nixes Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

A federal judge says the Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million in law enforcement money from six states and New York City in a clash over their i
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Rep. Moulton: Pelosi should step down as Speaker after year

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton says he could support Nancy Pelosi for House speaker _ if she and the two top members of her leadership team agree to step down after a y
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Sanders Institute gathering a pep rally for liberal ideas

Supporters of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders were in Burlington Friday as part of a three-day pep rally for his liberal ideals that focused on many of the policy issu
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High court vacates sex trafficking convictions

Rhode Island's highest court has vacated the sex trafficking conviction of a 36-year-old Massachusetts man authorities say trafficked underage girls at a now-cl
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Pittsfield bank robber gets up to 5 years in prison

A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for robbing a Pittsfield bank in September
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Former jail guard gets 4 years for committing 2 robberies

A former Massachusetts jail guard who robbed a drugstore and a convenience store has been sentenced to four years in prison
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Sanders gathering hears Medicare-for-all funding plan

A new study presented to people attending a meeting of supporters of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says a Medicare-for-all system could save money over the nation's
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