PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Authorities filed charges Monday against four people they allege initiated a shootout in Rhode Island that left nine people injured last week.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Islanders who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will no longer be required to wear face coverings in most situations starting Tuesday, but there remains some uncertainty as rules may vary from place to place.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The murder trial of multimillionaire Robert Durst resumed Monday without the defendant present and with arguments about whether the case should continue after a rare 14-month recess.
Connecticut legislators recommended changes on Monday to Gov. Ned Lamont's spending proposal for more than $2.8 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funding, including using more of the money to help replenish the state's hard-hit unemployment trust fund and boost funding for the tourism indus…
BOSTON (AP) — All remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted in Massachusetts on Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday, marking a major milestone in the state's struggle against a disease that has claimed the lives of more than 17,000 residents in the past year.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) — An 800-acre (324-hectare) brush fire in western Massachusetts that started late last week is thought to be the largest in the state in more than a decade, a state official said Monday.
Addressing gun violence in Rhode Island will require stricter gun laws as well as improved social programs that address the underlying socioeconomic issues, congressional, state and city leaders said at a news conference Monday held in response to several recent shootings in the state.
One shuttered prison in Connecticut has been repurposed for document storage. Another is used to process and train newly hired correction officers. A third that was emptied of prisoners within the last decade remains unused.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A nonprofit senior housing agency has plans to build a retirement community at a now-closed Catholic school in Worcester.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Information on an impending settlement in a class-action lawsuit over lead poisoning in New Haven’s children is expected to be released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took nearly 15 years for police to arrest New York real estate heir Robert Durst in the killing of his best friend and another five to bring him to trial. After just two days of testimony, jurors were sent home when the coronavirus closed courthouses.
Last year, for the first time in more than a quarter-century, Democrats in Virginia took control of the statehouse and the governor's mansion. Since then, one priority has become clear: expanding voting rights.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Bridgeport were investigating a deadly shooting early Sunday at an after-hours club that claimed the lives of two men.
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — The search for a Connecticut toddler who went missing in December 2019 and whose father is accused of killing her mother is still continuing, according to a state prosecutor.
Yale University is requiring its faculty and staff to get coronavirus vaccinations before the fall term, extending a requirement already imposed for students.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A new outdoor display at the site of a historic Black church in Massachusetts highlights the contributions of African Americans to the Berkshires.
MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — Three Beluga whales arrived Friday night at their new home in a Connecticut aquarium after a legal battle to import them and two others from Canada.