BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ high court has ruled in favor of a Somali man in a case that tested efforts by Boston's top prosecutor to protect immigrants from being deported for non-violent crimes.

STONINGTON — A New Jersey woman is facing drug and burglary charges after the police said she and several friends left a Mystic hotel without paying for their room, then tried to break back in to retrieve methamphetamine.

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University professor was charged Tuesday with lying about his ties to a Chinese-run recruitment program and concealing payments he received from the Chinese government for research.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — In 1952, while a student at La Esmeralda, Mexico’s national school of art, American artist John Wilson (1922-2015) painted a powerful mural that he titled “The Incident.” The fresco depicted a scene of a racial-terror lynching at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, as witn…

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — These Connecticut lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The independent consultant hired to study the proposed no-bid, 20-year extension of International Game Technology's contract to run gambling operations in Rhode Island is questioning the length of the contract, according to a published report.

      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut businessman who cheated hundreds of his employees out of more than $3.3 million through phony administrators' fees on their pension plans has been sentenced to 20 months in prison, federal prosecutors said.

      WOOD RIVER JCT. — After more than a year of continuances, an application was heard for comprehensive plan and zoning changes to permit the construction of a 5-megawatt solar array on 29 acres in a residential zone at 0 Main Street.

      CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Supporters of a regional pact that would tackle transportation emissions are struggling to win over several New England governors concerned that the climate change initiative will increase gas prices.

      PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine native is donating $100 million to Northeastern University to establish a graduate school and research center in Portland in hopes of transforming the city into a technology hub and sparking economic growth, officials said Monday.

      I am writing an open letter to request help with tolling Connecticut’s highways. Early in the last session, my state rep did respond to my e-mail that she didn’t favor tolls but never committed to opposing them, but now after many e-mails, I still don’t know where she stands on tolls. The re…

      In response to the recent letter to the editor, “Drawing a line in the sand” by George Tremblay, he claims to agree with “a public right to beach-front access,” yet sees strolling along the beach as provocation for arrest. Many would agree that “beach-front access” and “strolling along the b…

      This is a pivotal and crucial week for two most important issues at stake between the forces of evil — Satan — and the forces of good — God; the Christians who believe and uphold human life in the womb as they again demonstrate in our Capitol, and our people of justice who support our presid…

      BOSTON (AP) — Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor whose sexual harassment lawsuit led to the downfall of Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes, joined state lawmakers in Massachusetts on Monday to push a bill to curtail the use of nondisclosure agreements in cases of sexual harassment.