Investigators say smoking caused a fatal fire at a Palmer apartment building this week.
The trial of a man police say was driving an SUV that crashed, killing four passengers, has been delayed because he has a new lawyer.
A Massachusetts State Police internal audit found that more than 20 troopers may have been paid overtime for shifts they did not work.
The Massachusetts Senate unanimously voted to approve a bill on Thursday that would outlaw the drowning of animals.
Expect a little cacophony, or something equally challenging, at Boston's 11th annual spelling bee.