Massachusetts considers letting electric bikes in bike lanes

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are considering whether to begin allowing electric bicycles in bike lanes. Currently electric bikes are prohibited on bike paths becauseRead More

Early voting gets underway in historic Boston mayoral race

BOSTON (AP) — Early voting is getting underway in Boston’s historic mayoral election. Bostonians who are registered to vote can cast their ballots at any ofRead More

No bail for man accused of fatally striking a woman while under the influence of drugs

A Bellingham man who is facing charges in connection with a deadly car crash near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard was ordered to beRead More

7NEWS viewers surprise longtime Pats fan living with autism with tickets to his first game

It is a dream come true for a 20-year-old Boston man living with Autism. Longtime fan Khalil Liburd is getting the chance to attend hisRead More

Red Sox fans lean on superstitions for luck ahead of pivotal ALCS Game 6 in Houston

Red Sox fans are leaning on superstitions for good luck as the team prepares to face off against the Astros for ALCS Game 6 inRead More

Mass. health officials report 1,343 new COVID-19 cases, 15 additional deaths

Massachusetts health officials on Friday reported 1,343 new COVID-19 cases and 15 additional deaths as the statewide positivity rate ticked down slightly. Since the state beganRead More

Massachusetts unemployment rate up slightly in September

BOSTON (AP) — The unemployment rate in Massachusetts increased by two-tenths of a percentage point in September to 5.2% but the state added nearly 12,000Read More

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AP debunks Twitter post that misrepresented Mass. report on vaccinated COVID-19 deaths

CLAIM: Massachusetts reports that 45% of COVID-19 deaths in the state “last week” were among fully vaccinated people. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. The online post includedRead More

No bail for man charged in Boston hit-and-run that left boy pinned under parked car

A man accused of a hit-and-run crash in Boston that left a young boy pinned under a parked car was ordered held without bail onRead More

Police seek help identifying 2 men who attacked man over cigarette at Back Bay station

Authorities are turning to the public for help identifying two men who they say attacked a man over a cigarette at an MBTA station lastRead More