High school grad rates improve for 10th straight year, state officials say

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts education officials say high school graduation rates are continuing to improve and that the gap between white and minority studentsRead More

Gov. Baker, Ivanka Trump discussed opioid crisis in Washington

  BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker says he discussed America’s opioid crisis with Ivanka Trump during a National Governors Association dinner in Washington. BakerRead More

Massachusetts is best state in America, new report says

Massachusetts is the best state in America, according to a new report published Tuesday. A “vibrant academic environment, innovative and supportive health care policies andRead More

Boston Marathon bomber’s friend’s sentence upheld

BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has lost his bid to have his conviction for lying to authorities dismissed.Read More

Warren, Markey seek clarity on Trump sanctuary city policy

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are seeking more information about how President Donald Trump might deny funding to so-called “sanctuaryRead More

US Sen. Warren will attend Trump address with Iraqi refugee

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has invited a refugee from Iraq to accompany her to President Donald Trump’s first address to a jointRead More

Person suffers life-threatening injuries in Dorchester stabbing attack

One person was injured Monday afternoon in a stabbing in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, authorities said. Officers responded just before 4 p.m. to the area ofRead More

Jury selected in Aaron Hernandez double murder trial

BOSTON (AP) — A jury has been selected in the double murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez. Two final jurors were chosen Monday inRead More

Death investigation underway after decomposing body found at Everett apartment

Law enforcement officials say a homicide investigation is underway after police found a decomposing body Saturday at an apartment in Everett. State troopers responded toRead More

Two hospitalized after stabbing in East Boston

Two people were rushed to the hospital after a violent attack in East Boston in the early hours of Monday morning. Police say they areRead More