Karen Twomey

Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Mass. Doctors Say DEA Pressuring Them To Resign From Medical Marijuana Companies

Several Massachusetts doctors associated with prospective medical marijuana dispensaries are reportedly facing intense pressure from the federal government to cut ties with those companies.

06/06/2014

Police shut down Westford Street for the investigation.  (WBZ-TV)

Police Find Car, Still Searching For Driver In Deadly Lowell Hit & Run

Police have identified the victim in a fatal Lowell hit-and-run, and seized the vehicle that allegedly struck the man, but have not yet made an arrest.

06/06/2014

Police shut down Westford Street for the investigation.  (WBZ-TV)

Car Found In Fatal Lowell Hit And Run

Lowell Police have found the car that struck and killed a man late Wednesday night, but they’re still searching for the driver.

06/05/2014

Essie Billingslea. (Photo from state Sex Offender Registry)

Sex Offender Charged With Kidnapping, Raping Woman In Arlington

A convicted sex offender appeared in court Monday, charged with breaking into an Arlington woman’s home, holding her hostage and raping and beating her.

06/02/2014

(Photo by Bree Sison).

Local Organization Warns Against Leaving Kids In Hot Cars

Nationwide, this year five children have already died after having been left in hot cars and summer is just beginning.

06/02/2014

Neighbors said this Braintree Checker Cab was used by Khairullozhon Matanov. (WBZ-TV)

Neighbors: Matanov ‘Quiet’, Police ‘In And Out’ Throughout Past Year

Neighbors of the man charged with obstructing the Boston Marathon Bombings investigation described him as quiet and normal.

05/30/2014

Joe Donovan appeared as a parole board hearing on May 29, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

2 Sentenced To Life In Prison As Juveniles Get 1st Parole Hearings

A Massachusetts man sentenced to life without parole as a teenager has family and friends supporting his plea for freedom.

05/29/2014

Joseph Curtatone (WBZ-TV)

Somerville To Limit Detention Of Immigrants

Somerville’s mayor says he will sign an executive order that bars city police from detaining people simply because they are suspected of living in the U.S. illegally.

05/21/2014

Rowers on Lake Quinsigamond pass by construction on the Burns Bridge in Worcester. (Karen Twomey photo)

Major MassDOT Work Underway On Roads And Bridges Around State

Mass DOT has several hundred projects underway resurfacing, repairing and expanding roads, rotaries, decks and ramps underway.

05/16/2014

Children in Kenya with their new school uniforms. (Photo courtesy:  Tailored for Education)

Boston Non-Profit: Buy School Uniforms For Girls To Honor Kidnapped Students In Nigeria

The kidnapping of at least 276 school girls in Nigeria left many people outraged and feeling helpless, wishing they could do something.

05/15/2014

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