BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the state budget and Gov. Charlie Baker's plan to overhaul the formula used to distribute state education funds (all times local):
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker rolled out a $42.7 billion state budget Wednesday, accompanied by a plan to overhaul the state's 25-year-old education funding formula that critics contend shortchanges many students with special needs and those from low-income, minority or immigrant families.
WAKEFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A legal battle over a Rhode Island airport's use of eminent domain for easements onto abutters' properties is continuing.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thirty-seven cities and towns in Connecticut have appealed a judge's dismissal of their lawsuits blaming Purdue Pharma and other drugmakers for the opioid crisis.
BOSTON (AP) — A man charged with kidnapping a 23-year-old woman in Boston sobbed in court Wednesday as he was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.
SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Police have charged a Connecticut man they say stabbed his 60-year-old roommate multiple times before he was struck by a car as he left the scene on foot.
NEW YORK (AP) — In many states across the U.S., victims of long-ago child sex-abuse have been lobbying for years, often in vain, to change statute of limitation laws that thwart their quest for justice. This year seems sure to produce some breakthroughs, due in part to the midterm election r…
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A former member of a Massachusetts town's governing board has pleaded guilty to attacking his girlfriend and threatening her with a baseball bat.
BOSTON (AP) — The developer of an offshore wind energy project is partnering with environmental groups on a plan to try to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has penalized National Grid $750,000 for what the state calls the utility's inadequate preparation and response to a destructive 2017 wind storm.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Officials with utility National Grid say they're making good progress restoring natural gas to thousands of Rhode Island customers who lost service during the coldest day of the year.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Fire officials say a 75-year-old Connecticut man was killed when his own car slid down his icy driveway and rolled onto him.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Providence Police Department has placed a veteran officer on paid leave amid a probe into whether he falsified his electronic timesheet to inflate the number of hours he worked.
PORTLAND, Conn. (AP) — Four students who became ill after vaping in a high school bathroom were taken to a hospital by ambulance, officials said.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old Massachusetts girl who died days after going into medical distress at her great uncle's house had fentanyl in her system.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man authorities say was drunk when he crashed his car into a motorcycle in 2016, killing the operator, has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been accused in New Hampshire of using a computer to arrange a sexual encounter with a person whom he believed to be a child.
EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who says he has been retaliated against for cooperating in a federal civil rights investigation of his department has been fired in a misconduct probe.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Anti-abortion activists in Rhode Island are fighting legislative attempts to enshrine abortion protections in state law.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Board chairman has announced he is resigning amid conflict of interest concerns.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — National Grid began the painstaking process Tuesday of going door-to-door to restore natural gas service to about 7,000 Rhode Island customers who were without heat on a day when temperatures weren't expected to rise above freezing.
HARTFORD — Still coping with the death of their teenage son a year ago, Michael and Kristin Song are on a mission that is helping to relieve some of their pain — advocating tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage aimed at keeping firearms out of children's hands.
BOSTON (AP) — A wide-ranging traffic safety proposal filed Tuesday by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker would ban drivers from using handheld cellphones and give police increased power to enforce the state's seatbelt requirements.
PROSPECT, Conn. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with a botched robbery at a Connecticut used car dealership that ended with a customer fatally shooting a suspect.
NEW YORK (AP) — A new agreement could result in four new Metro-North Railroad stations that would connect the eastern Bronx to Penn Station on Manhattan's west side.
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — At 2:30 a.m. Dec. 30, Earl Endrich, Jr. awoke to his neighbor banging on his door. Across the street, Endrich's barn was on fire.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone has filed an appeal to the Board of Representatives hoping it will halt a developer's plans for continued high rise building in the neighborhood.