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Today at 01:31PM
Boston council OKs college sports safety rules

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston City Council has passed an ordinance meant to protect college athletes.

Today at 01:28PM
Doctors expect Nebraska Ebola patient to recover

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday.

Today at 01:07PM
Rookie CF Rusney Castillo to debut for Red Sox

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Boston Red Sox will get a look at their future on Wednesday night when rookie outfielder Rusney Castillo makes his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Today at 01:05PM
DC leaders propose concealed handgun permits

WASHINGTON (AP) - Residents of the nation's capital will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they provide a specific reason for needing one, officials said Wednesday.

Today at 01:04PM
Pro-casino group accepts challenge to debate

BOSTON (AP) - A casino-funded group hoping to defeat November's ballot question to repeal the state casino law says it will debate its opponents.

Today at 12:59PM
NY, LA prosecutors team up against gun violence

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City district attorney has founded a coalition of 23 prosecutors from around the country aimed at combating gun violence nationwide.

Today at 07:01AM
Gov. dismisses report pegging ACA costs at $1B

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick is sharply criticizing a report that puts a price tag of about $1 billion on the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act in Massachusetts.

Today at 06:39AM
Civitas slips after IPO prices below expectations

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Civitas Solutions are inching lower after the company's initial public offering priced at $198.9 million, below its expectations.

Today at 06:36AM
Lincoln Logs to be manufactured in Maine

BURNHAM, Maine (AP) - Lincoln Logs will soon be manufactured in Maine.

Today at 06:35AM
Wynn, gambling regulators sign casino license

BOSTON (AP) - Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators finalized the license Wednesday for a $1.6 billion casino outside Boston.

Today at 05:51AM
3 arraigned in disappearance of Mass. boy

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Three Massachusetts residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court.

Today at 05:50AM
Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

WASHINGTON (AP) - Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.

Today at 04:56AM
Gloucester man gets 25 years in child porn case

BOSTON (AP) - A registered sex offender from Gloucester has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

Today at 04:51AM
Savoy man's animal cruelty charges dismissed

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) - A judge has dismissed more than 30 counts of animal cruelty against a Berkshire County man who was breeding cats, ruling that authorities' search of his properties violated his constitutional rights.

Today at 04:37AM
3 arraigned in disappearance of Fitchburg boy

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Three Fitchburg residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court.

Today at 04:22AM
Owner of Berkley airfield hurt in plane crash

BERKLEY, Mass. (AP) - The pilot hurt in a plane crash in Berkley has been identified as the 78-year-old owner of the private airfield.

Today at 03:58AM
Traffic stop in Maine leads to drug bust

GRAY, Maine (AP) - A Massachusetts woman is facing drug charges in Maine after a police officer pulled her over for speeding and found hundreds of oxycodone pills in the vehicle.

Today at 03:41AM
Westford man convicted in fatal crash

AYER, Mass. (AP) - A Westford man police say was speeding when he crashed his truck, killing two passengers, has been found guilty of two counts of motor vehicle homicide.

Today at 03:00AM
Maine's oldest chocolatier under new ownership

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) - Maine's oldest chocolate maker is under new ownership.

Today at 02:35AM
Massachusetts man dies after diving into NY pond

FRANKLIN, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say the death of a Massachusetts man in the Adirondacks last week has been ruled accidental.

Today at 02:34AM
Massachusetts college student dies in fall

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A Worcester Polytechnic Institute sophomore from Maryland has died in a fall from a parking garage.