New York Files Lawsuit Opposing Dredge Dumping In Long Island SoundNew York state has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opposing a plan to allow dredged sediments to be dumped into the Long Island Sound.
CT Strikeout Specialist Edges NJ In Little League World SeriesChris Cartnick hit four home runs and had 10 RBIs for New Jersey in its Mid-Atlantic regional tournament. Ethan Righter of Connecticut struck out 18 over 9 1/3 innings in the New England tournament. On Thursday, in the first inning of their first game at the Little League World Series, the two faced each other at a key moment.
Sport Institute Head Seeks Release During Conviction AppealA former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is seeking to be released from prison while he waits for the outcome of his appeal.
MA Officer On Charlottesville Killing: 'Hahahaha Love This'A Massachusetts police department is investigating a Facebook comment by an officer who wrote "Hahahaha love this" in response to a story about a car crashing into counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring at least 19 others.
West Hartford Man Sentenced In Rhode Island Embezzlement CaseA West Hartford man who founded a Rhode Island organization aimed at promoting cross cultural understanding has been sentenced to seven years in a Rhode Island prison.
Windsor School Sexual Assault Reports Spark Investigation At Mass. SchoolA private boarding school in Massachusetts says it has uncovered credible reports of sexual misconduct involving students, by a former headmaster who has also been involved in sexual assault investigations at a school in Windsor.
Amazon, In Sign of Growth, Holds Job Fair for US WarehousesAmazon is holding a giant job fair and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.
Interest Would Bring Cost of PawSox Stadium to $158M Over 30 YearsOfficials say state and local taxpayers would help the Pawtucket Red Sox pay about $158 million over 30 years to build a new downtown ballpark, accounting for interest payments on bonds that would be issued under the proposal.
Big Papi Goes To CollegeDavid Ortiz to deliver the commencement address at New England Institute of Techology
Prison That Housed Hernandez Has Had Its Share Of TroublesThe Massachusetts maximum security prison where Aaron Hernandez apparently hanged himself has seen its share of troubles since it opened nearly two decades ago.
Patriots Head To DC On Day Of Ex-Teammate's DeathPatriots spokesman Stacey James said: "We are aware of the reports but I don't anticipate that we will be commenting today."
Report: New England's 2016 Unemployment Bested National RateThe federal government is reporting that New England's unemployment rate was lower than the national average last year.