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Deval Patrick ran for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and his platform

The former Massachusetts governor was until recently the managing director at Bain Capital, and is a close ally of former President Barack Obama.
Workers are seen on a production line manufacturing masks at a factory in Shanghai, China, January 31, 2020.

A student at the University of Massachusetts Boston is confirmed to be the 8th person in the US to have the Wuhan coronavirus after a trip to China

Seven other cases of the virus have been already reported throughout the US, in Arizona, California, and Washington.

Michelle Carter, who urged her boyfriend to kill himself in 2014, was released from a Massachusetts jail today after serving an 11-month sentence R...

Michelle Carter, who urged a Massachusetts teenager to kill himself, was released from jail Thursday. She was convicted of involuntary manslaughter following the death of her boyfriend Conor Roy III in 2014.
A Target storefront; a photo posted by David Leavitt to Twitter that shows a display for an electric toothbrush with a price tag of $0.01.

A pro-Trump meme account raised $16,000 for a Target employee singled-out by a troll for not selling him a toothbrush for 1 cent

David Leavitt got dragged on Twitter after posting a photo of a Target manager named Tori who wouldn't sell him an electric toothbrush for 1 cent.
Ben stole a baby doll from the Franklin Police Department's toy drive.

Toys kept disappearing from a police department’s holiday donation drive. Its therapy dog was the thief.

The Franklin Police Department in Massachusetts was collecting toys for children for the holiday season. The department's dog had a different idea.
Kerry Bremer adopted 14-year-old Jake in November.

A teacher in Massachusetts adopted a former student with Down syndrome after his mom died from breast cancer

Special education teacher Kerry Bremer met 14-year-old Jake Manning four years ago and was instantly drawn to him, Boston News25 reported.
Boston Dynamics makes several different robots. This one is named Spot.

The eerily lifelike robot dog ‘Spot’ is now working with the police

Boston Dynamics' dog-like Spot robot is now helping the Massachusetts State Police navigate potentially dangerous situations instead of going viral.
Inyoung You (left) and Michelle Carter (right) were both charged with involuntary manslaughter after the suicides of their partners.

2 women have been criminally charged over their partners’ suicides. Why do men escape the same blame?

Experts told Insider they could not recall a similar instance of a man being charged with manslaughter in connection with his partner's suicide.

The embattled 27-year old mayor of a Massachusetts town has been charged with extorting marijuana companies for hundreds of thousands of dollars in br...

Fall River mayor Jasiel Correia was arrested on Friday by the FBI. He was accused of extorting legal marijuana vendors in exchange for his support.
Martha's Vineyard is one of many gorgeous places to visit in Massachusetts.

9 places to visit in Massachusetts that aren’t Boston

The New-England state has so many beaches, famous universities, and other impressive areas that are also worth traveling to.