Massachusetts

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Massachusetts prisoners may get shorter sentences for organ donations
A new bill proposes that prisoners get at least two months off their sentences for donating bone marrow or organs

Erum Salam

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Massachusetts recount flips state house election to Democrat by one vote
Democrat Kristin Kassner won against Republican opponent Lenny Mirra after a recount shrunk candidates’ narrow vote deficit to one

Maya Yang

11, Dec, 2022 @9:28 PM

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Man charged with threatening doctor for providing care to trans patients
Matthew Jordan Lindner of Texas is alleged to have harassed and threatened to kill a doctor at Fenway Institute center in Boston

Maya Yang in New York

05, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘He kind of amps them up’: ‘Kevin’ the ringleader as turkeys terrorize Massachusetts town
Residents of Woburn near Boston subjected to attacks and intimidation by group of wild turkeys – and especially Kevin

Adam Gabbatt

24, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Samuel Alito assured Ted Kennedy in 2005 of respect for Roe, diary reveals
Excerpts reported by late senator’s biographer show Alito, who wrote June ruling that outlawed abortion, said he was ‘big believer in precedents’

Martin Pengelly in New York

25, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard may get visas after being declared victims of crime
Sheriff’s certification of ‘unlawful criminal restraint’ would open the path for U-visa, which usually leads to a green card

Samira Asma-Sadeque

14, Oct, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Ron DeSantis investigated over migrant transfer from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard
Treasury inquiring into whether Florida governor improperly used interest on Covid relief funds to transport people to Massachusetts

Erum Salam

12, Oct, 2022 @9:09 PM

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Ex-US army medic allegedly lured migrants on to flights to Martha’s Vineyard
Perla Huerta was reportedly sent to Texas from Florida to fill planes chartered by DeSantis, offering gift cards to asylum seekers

Coral Murphy Marcos

03, Oct, 2022 @1:59 PM

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‘They were preyed upon’: immigration lawyers denounce transport of migrants
Florida governor Ron DeSantis transported asylum seekers from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in ‘appalling’ political stunt

Erum Salam

26, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Advocates for migrants who were sent to Martha’s Vineyard sue Ron DeSantis
Suit says Venezuelans were ‘used as political pawns’ in a ‘fraudulent and discriminatory’ scheme

Nina Lakhani in New York

20, Sep, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Criminal investigation launched into DeSantis asylum seeker flights
Texas county sheriff says it seems evident that asylum seekers had been ‘lured’ to travel to Martha’s Vineyard ‘under false pretenses’

Gloria Oladipo

20, Sep, 2022 @3:08 PM

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Attorneys for ‘duped’ migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard call for criminal investigation
Republican governors made ‘false promises to migrants in order to induce them to travel’, lawyers say

Nina Lakhani in New York

18, Sep, 2022 @4:58 PM

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