Gov. Deval Patrick

An employee serves a customer at a Firehouse Subs restaurant in Florida. (credit: CBS 2)

Massachusetts Governor, Gov. Malloy To Laud $10.10 Minimum Wage

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is crossing the border into Connecticut to campaign with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

10/09/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: blumenthal.senate.gov)

Reports: Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Mentioned As Possible Attorney General Replacement

Connecticut’s senior senator is being mentioned in reports as a possible choice to replace Attorney General Eric Holder.

09/26/2014

Upskirt Photo Ruling

New Jersey Lawmaker Launches Plan To Ban ‘Upskirt’ Photos

A plan has been launched to make what is called “upskirting” illegal in New Jersey.

03/07/2014

One Fund Boston administrator Ken Feinberg. (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

One Fund Boston Administrator Praises Giving Spirit Of Public, Discusses Difficult Job Ahead

Kenneth Feinberg was named the administrator of the One Fund Boston. He has previously administered the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the BP oil spill fund and other disaster relief funds.

04/25/2013

Danielle Stevens Jewelry B Strong Bracelet (credit: Danielle Stevens)

NY Jewelry Designer Donating All Proceeds From ‘B Strong’ Bracelets To Boston Charity

Danielle Stevens said there are no profits gained from the sale of the B Strong bracelets, with 65 percent of all sales going to The One Fund Boston.

04/23/2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: Handout)

Officials: Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Says He And Brother Acted Alone

If convicted, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty or life in prison.

04/22/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19 (FBI)

CBS News: Boston Bombing Suspect Conscious, Talking To Authorities

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was conscious Sunday night, and was responding in writing to authorities, CBS News has confirmed with law enforcement officials.

04/21/2013

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FBI Releases Surveillance Images Of 2 Suspects In Boston Marathon Bombings

The FBI released video and pictures Thursday and is asking the public to help identify the two men seen in those images as it tries to piece together who is responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/18/2013

What's left of one of the bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo: FBI)

Bombs Used In Boston Marathon Attack Said To Be Made From Pressure Cookers

One of the explosive devices used in bombing of the Boston Marathon appeared to have been placed in a metal pressure cooker packed with nails and ball bearings, CBS News reported Tuesday.

04/16/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Christie Reminds Residents To Remain On Alert, Offers Assistance To Boston Following Fatal Blasts

Gov. Chris Christie said he has been in constant contact with his senior staff and the head of the state Department of Homeland Security who are keeping a close eye on the security situation across the state.

04/16/2013

Massachusetts tornado damage (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Tornadoes Avert Tri-State Area, Touch Down In Massachusetts; State Of Emergency Declared

A massive storm that prompted a tornado watch throughout the Tri-state area Wednesday, slammed into Massachusetts, spawning at least two late-afternoon tornadoes.

06/02/2011