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A Redwood City man faces charges for arson, burglary, and vandalism in North Fair Oaks neighborhood after allegedly setting a vehicle on fire, authorities say.
A new app called SafeStop allows drivers to video chat with deputies during traffic stops in West Hollywood, aiming to reduce tension and increase transparency in law enforcement encounters.
An "automation glitch" in the state computer systems has led to thousands of Massachusetts residents being inappropriately dropped from Medicaid coverage.
Supernal ushers in a new era of electric air travel by opening a state-of-the-art R&D facility in Fremont, California, focusing on autonomous battery technologies.
MIT researchers develop living medical device, successfully reversing diabetes in mice and bringing hope for a needle-free future for diabetes treatment.
A CDC-funded project, led by UC San Diego, aims to develop groundbreaking tools and networks to respond rapidly and effectively to infectious disease threats in the United States.
A former anesthesiologist was sentenced to 18 months in prison for illegally prescribing and distributing oxycodone for cash at his Victorville clinic, leaving the lives of his patients at risk.
Massachusetts Governor proclaims September 17-23 as Forensic Science Week, emphasizing the importance of forensic scientists in solving crimes and maintaining public safety – but what does it take to be part of this crucial field?
Nurses at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Merrimack Valley location prepare for a one-day strike amidst contract disputes, shining a light on the need for competitive pay and benefit security in the healthcare industry.
Boston experiences a significant realignment in cancer care with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute breaking ties with Brigham and Women's Hospital to join hands with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
A lightning strike at Savin Hill Beach left a woman unconscious, but quick thinking and skilled help from a nearby nurse brought her back to life. The woman, however, remains in critical condition.
Massachusetts schools are embracing artificial intelligence in classrooms, taking a forward-thinking approach to transform the way students learn and prepare them for future job market demands.
A newly emerged, highly mutated COVID-19 variant called BA.2.86 ("Pirola") is putting experts on high alert as they race against time to better understand its characteristics, potential risks, and implications for current vaccines.