Tree falls on Massachusetts home, killing person inside

Police say a large tree has fallen on a home in Massachusetts, killing a person inside
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Trash talk over barrel ordinance and fine in Lowell

Failing to remove your trash barrel from the side of the curb 12 hours after trash pickup results in a $25 fine, according to the city ordinance
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Crumbling foundations fund receives delayed $19 million

The entity overseeing Connecticut's crumbling foundations account has finally received the $19 million it's been seeking for several months
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Another court nixes Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

A federal judge says the Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million in law enforcement money from six states and New York City in a clash over their i
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Rep. Moulton: Pelosi should step down as Speaker after year

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton says he could support Nancy Pelosi for House speaker _ if she and the two top members of her leadership team agree to step down after a y
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Sanders Institute gathering a pep rally for liberal ideas

Supporters of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders were in Burlington Friday as part of a three-day pep rally for his liberal ideals that focused on many of the policy issu
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High court vacates sex trafficking convictions

Rhode Island's highest court has vacated the sex trafficking conviction of a 36-year-old Massachusetts man authorities say trafficked underage girls at a now-cl
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Pittsfield bank robber gets up to 5 years in prison

A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for robbing a Pittsfield bank in September
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Former jail guard gets 4 years for committing 2 robberies

A former Massachusetts jail guard who robbed a drugstore and a convenience store has been sentenced to four years in prison
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Sanders gathering hears Medicare-for-all funding plan

A new study presented to people attending a meeting of supporters of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says a Medicare-for-all system could save money over the nation's
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Law that punishes dealers for overdoses is used for 1st time

A Massachusetts man is the first person charged under a new Rhode Island law that allows life sentences for drug dealers who sell drugs that lead to fatal overd
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4th suspect pleads guilty in state police OT scam

A retired Massachusetts State Police trooper has pleaded guilty to collecting more than $29,000 in overtime pay he did not earn
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Not president, not yet a senator: Romney is starting over

Not president, not yet Utah senator: Romney learns Washington in the rarefied Senate
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Atlanta reaches MLS final in 2nd year, knocks out Red Bulls

Atlanta United advanced to Major League Soccer's championship match in just its second season, losing to the New York Red Bulls 1-0 but winning the two-match Ea
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Atlanta reaches MLS final in 2nd year, knocks out Red Bulls

Atlanta United advanced to Major League Soccer's championship match in just its second season, losing to the New York Red Bulls 1-0 but winning the two-match Ea
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Letters of support pour in for threatened Muslim girl, 10

A Muslim girl in Massachusetts has received hundreds of letters of support after receiving threatening notes at her elementary school
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Next US moon landing will be by private companies, not NASA

NASA has chosen nine U.S. companies to compete to deliver experiments to the moon
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US attorney warning doctors about prescribing opioids

U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling has sent letters to a number of Massachusetts doctors and medical professionals warning that their prescribing practices have raise
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Sen. Warren declares her opposition to revamped trade deal

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced her opposition to a revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico
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AP Exclusive: Most Mormons back GOP, but fewer support Trump

About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump's approval rating among members of the fai
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AP Exclusive: Utahns would like Romney to stand up to Trump

About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump's approval rating among members of the fai
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Neighbors continue calls for convicted child rapist to move

Providence residents continue to push for a convicted child rapist to move out of their neighborhood
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We'll take your lobsters, eh? Canadian imports from US soar

Trade hostility from across the ocean was supposed to take a snip out of the U.S. lobster business, but the industry is getting a lifeline from its neighbor to
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Dennis Krausnick, founding member of Shakespeare & Co., dies

Dennis Krausnick, a founding member of the Massachusetts theater company Shakespeare & Co., who in the organization's 40 years served as an actor, director, wri
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