Western Massachusetts

Massachusetts lawmakers weigh response to deaths of Sgt. Michael Chesna and Vera Adams

What should Massachusetts lawmakers do in response to the deaths of Weymouth Police Sgt. Michael Chesna and Vera Adams?<p>That's a question likely to …

U.S. Army

Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross named police commissioner

Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross was named the new commissioner of police, city officials announced at a press conference …

Justice

Backyard poultry suspected in salmonella outbreak in Massachusetts, 43 other states

Some 212 people from 44 states, including Massachusetts, are reported to have become ill in an outbreak of salmonella infections linked to contact …

Public Health

Cooking mishap sparks apartment fire in Ypsilanti Township

YPSILANTI TWP., MI - A cooking mishap sparked a fire that displaced one resident from his Ypsilanti Township apartment Sunday evening.<p>Fire crews were …

American Red Cross

Employment in Massachusetts hits highest rate in 10 years

Massachusetts employers added 21,400 jobs in June and have added 63,200 jobs since June 2017

Demographics

WatchESPN: Live Sports, Game Replays, Video Highlights

2:00 PM<p>Columbia, MO vs. Hudsonville, MI (Central Regional)<p>3:00 PM<p>Billings, MT vs. Gillette, WY (West Regional) (Little League Softball World …

International Champions Cup

'Who is this?' Fox News thought they were interviewing a pro-ICE Democrat; They invited Barbara L'Italien instead

The producers of Fox & Friends First thought they had an interview with an Arizona Democrat willing to speak out in favor of Immigration and Customs …

Democratic Party

President Trump warns Iranian president Rouhani with dire consequences for threats to US

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani early Monday that he will face dire consequences for threatening the …

Donald Trump

Want to say 'I ate it' with Nick O'Malley? Come to MassLive's Worcester office open house on July 31

As part of our upcoming July 31 open house event at our new office in downtown Worcester, MassLive is inviting readers to join us for an "I Ate It So …

Cupcakes

West Virginia bicyclist dies from injuries after struck by car in Gill

GILL — A West Virginia bicyclist who was critically injured when hit by a car on Saturday has died of injuries, the office of Northwestern District …

Massachusetts

Springfield's 'Movies in the Park' postponed due to rain forecast

SPRINGFIELD — The city's "Movies in the Park" program scheduled Monday night at Kenefick Park is postponed due to the forecast for rain.The movie …

Massachusetts

Man arrested after scuffle with Senate candidate Shiva Ayyadurai, supporters outside Elizabeth Warren town hall

Shiva Ayyadurai Gets Attacked By Warren Supporter GREAT BARRINGTON -- One person was arrested Sunday after engaging with independent U.S. Senate …

Judiciary

Heavy rainfall expected across Massachusetts, with chance of flooding

It's going to be hot, humid and wet in Massachusetts much of this week. Scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected across the state …

Weather

'She-Village,' block of women-owned pop-up shops, opens in Boston's Seaport

A pop-up village opened Sunday in Boston's Seaport District, and its first installment is the "She-Village" -- a block of nine pop-up shops from …

Small Business

What will self-driving cars mean for Massachusetts? Key findings from new report offer glimpse of roads in the near future

Traffic congestion is expected to increase<p>Our cars have been on the move! Waymo has now self-driven over 8 million miles on public roads across 25 …

Roads

Labor posters on display in Holyoke depict worker struggles around the world

HOLYOKE — Over more than 30 years, retired union leader Stephen Lewis has amassed a collection of more than 7,100 posters about labor from all over …

Posters

Valley Blue Sox earn seven NECBL All-Star Game nods, set to host event on July 29

The Valley Blue Sox will have seven players participate in the NECBL All-Star Game at Mackenzie Stadium on July 29.

New Hampshire

North Adams motorcycle operator killed in collision with car

NORTH ADAMS - A 49-year-old North Adams man died Friday after he was critically injuried in a collision between his motorcycle and a car, according …

Massachusetts

Bird electric scooters in Boston? Company unveils dockless bikes without notifying city officials

A new mode of transportation has made its way to the Boston area, but some city officials aren't too pleased.The California-based electric scooter …

Santa Monica

MGM Springfield presents regional tourism marketing plan

Marketing

5-year-old Vermont boy dies after swimming incident that killed his grandmother

A 5-year-old Shrewsbury, Vermont boy whose grandmother drowned while trying to save him, has died in a New Hampshire hospital.The Vermont State …

New Hampshire

Haverhill skateboarder killed in crash identified as Efrain Alejandro Gonzalez-Zamora

The 27-year-old man killed after he was struck by a truck while skateboarding in Haverhill has been identified by authorities as Efrain Alejandro …

Skateboarding

Toronto shooter dead after wounding 14 others, including one fatally

TORONTO — A gunman and one victim is dead after a man shot 14 people, including a young girl, in the Toronto neighborhood known as Greektown late …

Toronto

Georgia lawmaker strips, screams racist slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?'

Georgia House Speaker David Ralston demanded that Jason Spencer resign, calling his actions and language "reprehensible."Georgia state Rep. Jason …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Isaiah Thomas reached out to Boston Celtics, Danny Ainge in free agency: 'I'd love to come back'

Former Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas signed with the Denver Nuggets for a minimum deal in free agency earlier this summer -- a precipitous drop …

NBA

Chris Sale K's 9, Jackie Bradley Jr. crushes homer to lead Boston Red Sox to season series win over Tigers

<b>DETROIT</b> -- The Red Sox belted five balls with exit velocities over 100 mph during a four-run fourth inning.<p>Steve Pearce began the rally with a 106.6 …

Boston Red Sox

Ritz crackers, other snacks recalled over salmonella risk

Mondelez Global LLC issued a voluntary recall of select packages of Ritz cracker sandwiches and Ritz Bits after the snacks were possibly infected …

Sandwiches

New Valley Bank & Trust plans Springfield office, works through approval process

Massachusetts

Zach Britton trade rumors: Orioles looking to move reliever with Red Sox, Cubs, Astros involved

With Manny Machado in Los Angeles, the Orioles have shifted their focus to trading lefty reliever Zach Britton and could deal him in the coming days, …

Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox considering Austin Jackson, per report

The Red Sox are among the clubs considering signing free-agent outfielder Austin Jackson, according to Fancred's Jon Heyman. The Giants are also …

Boston Red Sox