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Massachusetts Turnpike (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Stafford Springs Residents Killed In Mass Pike Crash

The victims of a fatal crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Framingham this week have been identified as Connecticut residents.

04/18/2014

Doctors used the leeches to clean the severed portion of the ear before reattachment. (Image credit: New England Journal of Medicine)

Doctors Use Leeches To Reattach Severed Ear

Doctors say the leeches are better than almost anything else at cleaning the severed part.

04/17/2014

File photo of Maine Governor Paul LePage. (credit: John Ewing/Getty Images)

Maine Democrats’ Final Attempt To Expand Medicaid

Maine lawmakers have endorsed a final attempt by Democrats this session to expand health care coverage to more than 70,000 low-income residents.

04/17/2014

If passed, legislation would make Rhode Island the 3rd state, after Colorado and Washington, to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use. (Getty Images)

Rhode Island Considering Legal Marijuana

Legislative panel looking at bill that would allow residents to possess up to one ounce of weed and grow limited amounts of cannabis plants.

04/16/2014

A person walking during a severe rain storm. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavy Rain Floods Northern New England, 1 Dead

Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.

04/16/2014

Father with his son watching television. (credit: Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images)

Study: Television Viewing Leads To Shorter Sleep In Children

According to a recent study, increased television viewing in children leads to shorter sleep duration.

04/15/2014

File photo of carrots. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Maine Animal Shelter Has Tons Of Carrots

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (CBS Connecticut/AP) — A Maine animal shelter has so many carrots it doesn’t know what to do. The Somerset Humane Society in Skowhegan received the carrots last week from a trucking company that […]

04/15/2014

Red Sox-Cardinals World Series, Fenway Park (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Retail-Residential Development Proposed Near Fenway

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh proposed $4.6 million in tax breaks to spark construction of a $550 million retail and residential development that would straddle the Massachusetts Turnpike near Fenway Park.

04/14/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Under Attack As Conservatives Eye 2016

Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama’s health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign’s unofficial start

04/13/2014