BOSTON (AP) - Anti-gambling activists are touting a major political boost from U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren as their campaign to repeal the state's casino law heads into the final stretch. The first-term Democrat said Monday following the Boston Labor Council's Labor Day breakfast that she'll likely vote in favor of repealing the law that opened the door for Las Vegas-style gambling in Massachusetts.
BOSTON (AP) - A super PAC supporting Democratic candidate for governor Steve Grossman is using a new television ad to tout the endorsement of a key backer - Grossman's 92-year-old mother. In the 30-second ad, Shirley Grossman calls her son the best Democrat in the race but says he should smile more. The ad is paid for by the Mass Forward Independent Expenditure Political Action Committee. The primary is next Tuesday, September 9th.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Two Worcester police officers were injured when a sport utility vehicle hit the back of their cruiser and drove away, leaving a crucial clue behind. Police tell the Telegram and Gazette they were able to track down the driver because the SUV's front bumper detached in the accident around 9:15 p.m. Sunday.
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a 25-year-old Massachusetts man has died of injuries suffered while riding on an expert section of biking trails in Waterbury. Police say there were no witnesses to the August 26th crash on the Waterbury bike path that killed Andrew Langlois of Gardner, Massachusetts.
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