A former employee of a Massachusetts city charged with exchanging child pornography with a New Hampshire man and plotting to meet an 8-year-old girl for sexual activity has been denied release as he awaits trial.
Massachusetts prosecutors said Thursday that they will dismiss more than 6,000 convictions tied to a former chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she worked at a state drug lab for eight years.
A paramedic has been sentenced in federal court in Boston for stealing fentanyl from ambulances.
The Boston City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ban single-use plastic shopping bags throughout the city.
The Boston City Council is considering banning single-use plastic shopping bags.