Worcester police added new parade security measures including bomb-sniffing dogs.
Two people were seriously injured in an early morning fire in New Bedford that may have been sparked by a cigarette.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that would update state law to prohibit so-called “upskirt” photos of women.
Massachusetts lawmakers moved at a pace rarely seen in the legislature, acting quickly to pass through a bill criminalizing the taking of photographs up the skirts of women in public.
A man was killed in a fire late Tuesday night at an apartment complex in Gardner.
Local Ukrainians concerned about Russian military movements rallied outside Faneuil Hall and gathered at a Jamaica Plain church.
A MassEquality official said Saturday a group of gay military veterans can march under its banner as part of a deal brokered by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. But marchers from the gay-rights group would not be allowed to wear clothing or hold signs that refer to sexual orientation.
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said jail staff are interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance video to figure out exactly what happened.
By any measure, horse racing has been in marked decline for years in Massachusetts, leaving operators of the state’s two tracks eyeing casino gambling as their last, best hope for survival.
Boston police are investigating another attack on a woman in East Boston.