An estimated 65,000 immigrants living in Massachusetts illegally would be protected from deportation under President Barack Obama’s executive order.
A man has been charged under a new Rhode Island law with leaving a dog in a hot car.
Gov. Maggie Hassan is expected to sign a bill that makes hand-held cellphone use punishable by a $100 fine for the first offense.
As the Fourth of July draws closer, Massachusetts’ fire marshal is warning motorists that it’s illegal to bring fireworks into the Bay State.
State officials are hosting its only Boston-area community meeting with immigrant advocates over a controversial federal program that checks the immigration status of people who are arrested.
Some elementary school students in Salem are in the hot seat after they reportedly taped their teachers in the classroom without the teachers’ knowledge, which is a violation of state law.
The Attorney General is cracking down on those mini-casinos that have been popping up all over the state.
Rhode Island businesses would stand on the front lines of efforts to crack down on illegal immigration under a legislative proposal to require employers to check the immigration status of every job applicant.