Massachusetts voters approved the Fair Share Amendment in November. It places a 4% tax on incomes above $1 million, in addition to the state's standard income tax of 5%.
If convicted of the six charges against him, the 21-year-old Air National guardsman could face up to 10 years in prison for each charge.
At many U.S. hospitals, children and teens are stuck in the emergency department for days or weeks because psychiatric beds are full. Massachussets has a simple, yet promising solution.
At a hearing, lawyers said that in the days after his wife's disappearance, Brian Walshe did searches on "dismemberment and best ways to dispose of a body" and "hacksaw best tool to dismember."
A driver has been charged with reckless homicide after crashing through the plate glass window of an Apple Store on Monday.
Podokesaurus holyokensis, which lived millions of years ago in what is now Massachusetts, has been named the state's official dinosaur under legislation signed into law by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Residents across Martha's Vineyard say they were scrambling to care for the nearly 50 immigrants, who arrived without warning at the local airport.
A state representative found that many of his colleagues were largely unaware of the significance of the woman's case, which set the legal precedent that essentially ended slavery in Massachusetts.
The car and a work ID belonging to Judy Chartier, 17, were found in the Concord River, officials say. The teen previously went missing after attending a party in June 1982.
Under the governor's executive order, all executive department employees are required to show proof of vaccination by Oct. 17. Up to 20% of state police employees reportedly are not vaccinated.