Massachusetts imageMassachusetts
Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Massachusetts, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 15,383 stories have been published about Massachusetts which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

Top News Stories

Politics · Salem

329 years later, last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned

62% Center coverage: 63 sources
Elizabeth Johnson Jr. was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death. She was never executed, but neither was she officially pardoned like others wrongly accused of witchcraft. Lawmakers agreed to reconsider her case last year after a curious eighth-grade civics class at North Andover Middle School.See the Story
Corruption · Boston

US attorney charges 19 in alleged drug money laundering conspiracy

75% Center coverage: 43 sources
The charges brought in Massachusetts federal court are the result of a five-year investigation into the money laundering organization based in Colombia. 19 accused of laundering millions in drug trafficking money by Massachusetts federal prosecutors. The charges are part of a larger investigation into money laundering in the U.S.See the Story
Charlie Baker · Boston

Charlie Baker vetoes immigrant license access bill

50% Left coverage: 10 sources
Gov. Charlie Baker says the Registry of Motor Vehicles doesn't have the ability to verify the identities of potential applicants. The bill cleared both branches with more than enough support to override Baker's veto. It will be up to the House to initiate a veto override, with a two-thirds vote required in each branch.See the Story
US & Canada · Boston

Pete Alonso’s power boosts the Mets in win over Phillies

67% Right coverage: 6 sources
Pete Alonso hit his 12th homer of the year in Friday night's 8-6 win over the Phillies. Alonso also now leads MLB with 44 RBI. The Mets bullpen has recorded a 3.65 ERA overall, which ranks in the middle of the league at 15th.See the Story
Massachusetts · Massachusetts

Last Salem 'witch' pardoned 329 years after Massachusetts students became involved

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
North Andover Middle School students in Massachusetts began researching the legislative steps to exonerate Elizabeth Johnson Jr. of witchcraft.See the Story
US & Canada · Massachusetts

See how many electric vehicles are registered in Massachusetts

CoPilot ranked each state (and Washington D.C.) by the number of registered EVs as a percentage of total registered private and commercial vehicles. Global EV sales reached 6.6 million in 2021, a more than threefold rise over the previous year. The need for a nationwide network of charging stations to allow cross-country travel has emerged.See the Story
US & Canada · Chelsea

Chelsea Police Chief Kyes nominated for US marshal

Kyes made the president's third batch of marshal picks. Kyes joined the Chelsea Police in 1987 and worked as sergeant, lieutenant and captain before becoming chief in 2007. He is also the president of the Massachusetts Major City Police Chiefs Association. The agency's duties include protecting the federal judiciary, apprehending federal fugitives, managing and selling seized assets acquired by criminals.See the Story
US & Canada · Boston

Video- Strong Storms Today, Improvements Tomorrow

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
WDE POINTS WELL into the 60S. IT FEELS A LITTLE WARMER TNHA. BY 9:00 FOR THE OUTER CAPE AND NANTUCKET WE ARE SEEING SHOWERS MOVE OUT.NE PICK of the WEEK FOR SURE TOMORROW. MEMORIAL IS LOOKGin HOT.See the Story
US & Canada · Springfield

Thunderbirds hosting Game 3 watch party at MGM

The Springfield Thunderbirds are in North Carolina, continuing their Calder Cup playoff run. The T-Birds currently lead in the best of five series against the Charlotte Checkers 2-0. If the Thunderbirds win Saturday night, they will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. If they lose, Game 4 will be held Sunday night in Charlotte.See the Story

Current Breaking News Topics