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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Boston Herald
Alcohol played a big factor in the chaos that marked the end of a Keith Urban country music concert in Massachusetts, as police arrested at least 50 and area hospitals treated dozens.
A Massachusetts man has been charged with firearms violations for allegedly attempting to bring two loaded handguns into a Boston University commencement.
Kevin Spacey has asked a federal judge to imprison a Boston-area woman convicted of sending electronic messages that threatened to shoot, torture and disembowel the Oscar-winning actor.
Massachusetts officials say a 2-month-old girl, who died after she stopped breathing in her family's motel room in Weymouth, was under the watch of the state Department of Children and Families.
A suspect in two violent rapes in Boston a decade ago has been freed because DNA testing could not differentiate him from his identical twin brother.
The owner of a brownstone where two firefighters were killed in a wind-fueled fire has filed a civil lawsuit alleging negligence by welders working next door.
The state's Trial Court has stopped hiring probation and court security officers because there is still no test for new hires to take as required under the Legislature's overhaul in the wake of a 2010 patronage scandal.
State Treasurer Steven Grossman has offered legislative leaders help in crafting a law to bar lottery winners from using their windfall to commit crimes.
Boston Beer Co., the maker of the Samuel Adams brew -- and the same company that omitted mentioning God in its Declaration of Independence-based ad -- now faces a new flap: It's pulled its sponsorship from the local St. Paddy's Day parade after learning gay veterans can't participate in it.
Gov. Deval Patrick has sent a member of his inner circle and a team of experts to oversee changes at the embattled Department of Children and Families.
A newspaper reported Sunday that Boston police responded to several calls on reports of violence in the past year at the house where a 14-year-old boy is accused of accidentally shooting and killing his 9-year-old brother on Friday.
Las Vegas casino operator Steve Wynn is seeking a reduction in the share of gambling revenues the state would take if his company is approved to build a casino in Everett.
More than one-third of social workers with the state Department of Children and Families are not licensed to practice in their field, according to the agency's own records.
A person who called in a hoax about a gunman on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus over the weekend said the gunman was a staff member looking for revenge after the suicide of an Internet activist accused of illegally using MIT computers, the institute said.