145 CEOs, Including Celtics Co-Owner, Sign Letter Calling For Background Checks On Gun SalesTheir plea, which follows the recent rash of mass shootings, is among Corporate America's strongest statements yet against America's gun violence epidemic.
8,200 Drivers Fail Background Checks For Uber, Lyft In MassachusettsState officials say more than 8,200 people who applied to drive for ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft in Massachusetts have failed a required background check.
Mass. Ride-Sharing Bill Calls For Background Checks, No FingerprintingA bill that would regulate ride-hailing services, like Uber and Lyft, in Massachusetts would require drivers undergo background checks, but not fingerprinting.
Bulger Judge Allows Juror Background ChecksThe judge presiding over the trial of reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger is allowing prosecutors to conduct criminal background on potential jurors.