Massachusetts’ ban of a powerful new painkiller, Zohydro, remains in effect for now. U.S. District Court heard more arguments Monday in a lawsuit that claims the state is overstepping its authority
Retailers hope the warmer weather and an upcoming holiday put a spring in the steps of consumers. Kids aren’t the only ones expecting a big haul from the Easter bunny. Retailers could get a multi-billion-dollar boost as winter finally gives way to spring.
Nutriom LLC is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with salmonella, FSIS announced Monday.
A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.
Warm temperatures may mean lazy days, but it’s also a time when insects are everywhere, and sometimes, those little critters can carry some serious diseases. What should you look for and how can you protect yourself?
Authorities in Phoenix say former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease.
The Boston Bruins had the NHL’s best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored the third most.
House and Senate negotiators reached a deal Monday afternoon on a $13 billion transportation borrowing bill that includes a one-year $300 million authorization for local road repairs in fiscal 2015 and funding for the Green Line extension, South Coast rail, the expansion of South Station and scores of other local projects.
A bill that would ban the storage or disposal of waste from fracking is moving through the General Assembly.
As legislative negotiators decide whether to authorize a relatively small investment in an underground rail link beneath downtown Boston, the project’s biggest supporter, former Gov. Michael Dukakis, is doing his best to sell the idea and round up the votes to pass it.
Entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded guilty Monday to reduced charges and was sentenced to probation and more counseling in a Las Vegas domestic violence case involving the teenage son of his longtime girlfriend.
Concerned that some of his supporters might be under a misapprehension that there will be two nominating votes at the June convention, which he said has veered to the left over the years, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Avellone has reached out to delegates to remind them of the rules.
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 now allows any entry that has not made the field at the end of the first day of qualifying a chance to make the last row of the grid on the second day.
Springfield residents say they wonder when the violence is going to stop after a string of shootings and stabbings in the city. There were two stabbings and a shooting over this past weekend.
Amherst Police said they were very busy on Saturday making sure thousands at the Extravaganja, and those trying to get downtown, stayed safe.
One day after a shooting at a Jewish Community Center in Kansas that left three people dead, the Jewish Community Center in Springfield is reviewing their security plans.
Three men were arrested by Amherst police Sunday morning for allegedly beating a man who is still in the hospital with a head injury.
A Westfield man who complained about a neighbors party found himself under arrest.
A woman arrested early Monday morning for stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the chest claims she did so in self defense, Springfield police say.