Police searching for man who committed lewd act at MBTA station in front of ‘shocked, horrified’ passengers

Police are searching for a man who committed a lewd act on a train platform at an MBTA station in front of “shocked and horrified”Read More

Boston College QB Jurkovec will return for senior season

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec said on Monday that he will return for his senior season rather than enter the NFL draft.Read More

Justice Department sues Texas over new redistricting maps

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Department of Justice sued Texas over new redistricting maps Monday, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state’s boomingRead More

RI has 1st human case of Jamestown Canyon virus since 2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island public health officials on Monday confirmed the state’s first human case of the Jamestown Canyon virus since 2013. TheRead More

US plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing t o protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White HouseRead More

UK police contacted over report of cocaine use in Parliament

LONDON (AP) — British parliamentary authorities are calling in the police after a newspaper reported that traces of cocaine had been found at numerous sitesRead More


Scientist behind UK vaccine says next pandemic may be worse

LONDON (AP) — One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethalRead More

Officials ID man who died in fire at triple-decker home in New Bedford

Officials have identified a man who died in a fire that ripped through a triple-decker home in New Bedford early Monday morning. Firefighters responding toRead More

Vehicles pile up on icy section of I-95 in Maine

More than a half-dozen vehicles crashed on an icy section of I-95 Monday morning, forcing closure of part of the southbound lanes for several hours.Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit collapses, dies

Medina Spirit, a 3-year-old colt whose Kentucky Derby victory in May came under scrutiny because of a positive drug test, collapsed and died after aRead More