Massachusetts

TEMPLETON, Mass. | Truck crashes through home, misses sleeping woman

TEMPLETON, Mass. — A pickup truck has smashed through a home in Massachusetts, barely missing a woman who was asleep on her couch. Police say the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Templeton. Tracy Samuels, who was sleeping on the couch, says she heard a loud bang, woke up and said, “Why is there … Continue reading TEMPLETON, Mass. | Truck crashes through home, misses sleeping woman

United States News: Target Corporation To Pay $3,000,000 To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Concerning Auto Refilling Medicaid Prescriptions In Massachusetts

United States – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey today announced that Target Corporation has agreed to pay a total of $3,000,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act and Massachusetts False Claims Act by submitting claims for payment to Massachusetts’ Medicaid program in violation … Continue reading United States News: Target Corporation To Pay $3,000,000 To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Concerning Auto Refilling Medicaid Prescriptions In Massachusetts

NEW YORK | Another court nixes Trump push to cut ‘sanctuary city’ funds

NEW YORK — The Trump administration can’t withhold over $29 million from six states and New York City in a clash over their immigration policies as “sanctuary” jurisdictions, a federal judge said Friday in the latest of several similar rulings around the country. Friday’s decision involves Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington … Continue reading NEW YORK | Another court nixes Trump push to cut ‘sanctuary city’ funds

WASHINGTON | Pelosi poised to be nominated by Democrats for speaker

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi entered the House Democratic leadership elections on Wednesday in an unusual position: She’s running unopposed. Pelosi was expected to be nominated as her party’s choice for House speaker by Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts, with no fewer than eight colleagues set to second the choice, including Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi poised to be nominated by Democrats for speaker

LAWRENCE, Mass | Politicians say utility at center of explosions should close

LAWRENCE, Mass— Executives at the utility company responsible for September’s natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts should step down, congressional members said Monday at a special hearing into the disaster. The six House and Senate members from Massachusetts and New Hampshire held the hearing at a packed middle school gymnasium in Lawrence. They took … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Politicians say utility at center of explosions should close

LAWRENCE, Mass. | No heat, no stove: Gas explosions create Thanksgiving blues

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Families in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts are facing a challenging Thanksgiving more than two months after natural gas explosions and fires leveled homes and left thousands without heat or hot water. More than 2,000 homes are still without gas service in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover after gas lines were overpressurized … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass. | No heat, no stove: Gas explosions create Thanksgiving blues

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Two Western Massachusetts Men Charged with Armed Robbery

Defendants allegedly involved in at least nine armed robberies of local convenience stores BOSTON, Ms. – Two western Massachusetts men were arrested and charged today in federal court in Springfield in connection with at least nine armed robberies throughout western Massachusetts. Alfredo Aldeco, 32, of Holyoke, and Emilio Rivera, 30, of Springfield, were each charged … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Two Western Massachusetts Men Charged with Armed Robbery

NEW YORK | The Rolling Stones plan 13 US live dates next year

NEW YORK — The Rolling Stones will be rolling through the United States next year. The band says it’s adding a 13-show leg to its No Filter tour in spring 2019 that will hit Florida, Texas, Arizona, California, Washington, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Illinois and Washington, D.C. The tour kicks off in Miami on … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Rolling Stones plan 13 US live dates next year