Activists Call For Stricter Checks Of Ride-Hailing DriversThe Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women is urging ride-hailing services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to come up with tougher background checks for their drivers.
MGM Looks To Clear Next Hurdle In $800 Million Springfield Casino BidThe investigative arm of the state's gambling commission is recommending that MGM Resorts International be found suitable to proceed with a bid for a casino in downtown Springfield, with certain conditions.
Patrick Files Gun Control Legislation To Close Loopholes In Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick is filing gun control legislation he says will close loopholes in Massachusetts' existing laws while strengthening mental health services.
Brockton Tutor Accused Of Raping Student Did Not Have Background CheckIt turns out that a tutor in Brockton accused of raping an eight-year-old girl did not go through a background check before he was hired.