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Caroline Rotich, of Kenya, breaks the tape to win the women’s division of the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015 in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia has won the… Read more

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Marcel Hug, of Switzerland, crosses the finish line to win the wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — The weather is damp but the atmosphere is electric for the… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A proposed amendment to the state constitution intended to further protect individual rights is the subject of a public hearing at the Massachusetts Statehouse. The change to the Massachusetts Constitution would prohibit ballot… Read more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tim Tebow is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, according to three people familiar with the deal. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the… Read more

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By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims says 11 people were injured in a large gas-pipeline explosion that shut down a major highway in the region. Mims says three of the people injured… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Thousands of people will descend on Amherst Saturday, voicing their support for the legalization of marijuana. The event is called ‘Extravaganja’ and it’s organized by the UMass Cannabis Reform… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The president of the local NAACP is coming out and voicing his opinion on Monday afternoon’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Springfield. While Bishop Talbert Swan commends the protesters for fighting, he says… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Local veterans are upset over proposed legislation on Beacon Hill that would impact their services. The bill calls for the elimination of local veterans agents and creates regional operational centers instead. The bill is… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man arrested after scaling a White House fence last year has pleaded guilty in connection with the case. Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to a charge of entering or… Read more

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(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Twitter) BOSTON (AP) — The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the… Read more

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PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) — Parents in Palmer are angry because the school superintendent never notified them about a bomb threat. A threatening note was found last week in a bathroom at the Converse Middle School. Now, parents want to know… Read more

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(AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File) by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his… Read more

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ARLINGTON, Va. (WGGB/AP) — ESPN has suspended reporter Britt McHenry after a video surfaced of her insulting a towing company clerk’s intelligence, job and appearance. ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said Thursday that McHenry has been… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Springfield Falcons have entered into a multi-year affiliation agreement with the Arizona Coyotes. According to Bruce Landon, director of hockey operations, the team has signed a three-year agreement,… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — The mother of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez says she shared a special bond with the mother of the man her son was convicted of killing. Terri Hernandez tells the Boston Herald that after the verdict was read… Read more