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Elizabeth Warren Admits Telling Employers of Native American Heritage

Elizabeth Warren Admits Telling Employers of Native American Heritage

Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After weeks of controversy, Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday night that she did indeed tell the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University that …

Article Cites Elizabeth Warren As First Woman of Color Hired by Harvard Law School

Article Cites Elizabeth Warren As First Woman of Color Hired by Harvard Law School

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A 1997 piece from the Fordham Law Review lists Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren as the “first woman of color” hired by Harvard Law School, according to reports.The article…

Baby in Road Leads to Grisly Crime Scene

Baby in Road Leads to Grisly Crime Scene

Thinkstock/Getty Images(WORCESTER, Mass.) — A baby found in a car seat in the middle of a Massachusetts road led police to a brutal crime scene in a case authorities are calling “very disturbing” and “peculiar.”Two women are in…

Baby in Road Leads to Grisly Crime Scene

Baby in Road Leads to Grisly Crime Scene

Thinkstock/Getty Images(WORCESTER, Mass.) — A baby found in a car seat in the middle of a Massachusetts road led police to a brutal crime scene in a case authorities are calling “very disturbing” and “peculiar.”Two women are in…

New Documents Raise More Questions About Elizabeth Warren’s Ancestry

New Documents Raise More Questions About Elizabeth Warren’s Ancestry

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BOSTON) — The ongoing debate over whether or not Elizabeth Warren used her Native American ancestry as a way to advance her career got more confusing Thursday when a minority equity report from the University o…

Scott Brown Challenges Elizabeth Warren’s Native-American Ancestry

Scott Brown Challenges Elizabeth Warren’s Native-American Ancestry

Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown issued a statement on Tuesday calling on Elizabeth Warren — his likely Democratic opponent in the state’s hotly contested Senate race — to release her law…

The End of the School Bake Sale in Massachusetts?

The End of the School Bake Sale in Massachusetts?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — When the PTA needs money, when the team needs new gear, when the band needs train fare, many schools turn to brownies and cookies and whatever else parents are willing to bake and sell.  But a new law in Massachus…

Murder Caught on iPad Video Chat

Murder Caught on iPad Video Chat

Comstock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A Massachusetts man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death as their daughter’s friend watched via an iPad video chat is being held in jail without bond Tuesday. Christopher Piantedosi, 39, allegedly showed up at the …

Caleigh Harrison: Missing Girl’s Sister, 4, May Hold Clues

Caleigh Harrison: Missing Girl’s Sister, 4, May Hold Clues

(NEW YORK) — The 4-year-old sister of missing toddler Caleigh Harrison may hold clues about her disappearance and is slowly remembering more about what happened on April 19 when her sister vanished.Lizzie, 4, wasn’t talking in the beginning, but…

Mass. Senate Race: Warren’s Cherokee Ancestry Stirs Debate

Mass. Senate Race: Warren’s Cherokee Ancestry Stirs Debate

US Senate/US Congress(BOSTON) — To hear her opponents tell it, Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren cheated the system for years.Warren, 62, listed herself as a minority, based on a far-back Cherokee bloodline. How far back? Warren’s …

Elizabeth Warren Used Native American Heritage to Meet Friends

Elizabeth Warren Used Native American Heritage to Meet Friends

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren listed herself as Native American early in her career because she wanted to make friends, according to a published report.Warren said that she listed herself as a min…

Scott Brown Criticized for Keeping Daughter on His Health Insurance

Scott Brown Criticized for Keeping Daughter on His Health Insurance

Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(BOSTON) — After facing her own controversy for questions about her Native-American heritage, Elizabeth Warren, the likely Democratic nominee in the Massachusetts Senate race, has accused Sen. Scott…

Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown Releases Six Years of Tax Returns

Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown Releases Six Years of Tax Returns

Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown released six years of his tax returns on Friday, following through on a campaign taunt from his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren to release several…

Nor’easter Building Up on the East Coast

Nor’easter Building Up on the East Coast

ABC News (NEW YORK) — After an early spring, a late season Nor’easter will move up the East Coast Sunday through  Monday bringing torrential rain, strong winds, high waves and snow.Parts of 10 states are under flood watch advisories from Ne…

Massachusetts Teens Inch Closer to Lowering Voting Age to 17

Massachusetts Teens Inch Closer to Lowering Voting Age to 17

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(LOWELL, Mass.) — When Carline Kirksey, 17, went knocking on doors around her hometown of Lowell, Mass., last summer, seeking support for a measure to lower the voting age, many of her neighbors were surprised to learn she was…

Mass. Senate Race: Elizabeth Warren Raises Nearly $7 Million in First Quarter

Mass. Senate Race: Elizabeth Warren Raises Nearly $7 Million in First Quarter

Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren raised $6.9 million in the first quarter of 2012 — the period stretching from January through March. This figure represents slightly more than twice t…

Grease-Covered Burglar Arrested in Underwear

Grease-Covered Burglar Arrested in Underwear

Springfield Police Department(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) — A greasy burglar was caught with his pants down in Massachusetts on Wednesday night when police found him stuck in a restaurant kitchen stove vent.Robert Kuhn, 26, allegedly attempted to shimmy down …

Scott Brown Donates $35K to Autism Charity for Violating Anti-Super PAC Pledge

Scott Brown Donates $35K to Autism Charity for Violating Anti-Super PAC Pledge

Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Hours after President Obama officially proclaimed Monday World Autism Awareness Day, Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown hand-delivered a $35,545 check to the Autism Consortium in Boston.But w…

9-Year-Old Called for Jury Duty for Second Time

9-Year-Old Called for Jury Duty for Second Time

Comstock/Thinkstock(YARMOUTH, Mass.) — For the second time in his life, 9-year-old Jacob Clark was recently invited to join a jury of his peers.But that jury wasn’t congregating on the elementary school playground: Clark was summoned to appear i…

Mass. Plumber Wins $1K a Day for Life Lottery

Mass. Plumber Wins $1K a Day for Life Lottery

Zoonar/Thinkstock(HANOVER, Mass.) — Bruce Campbell, a plumber from Hanover, Mass., came forward on Tuesday as the winner of the Lucky for Life lottery, receiving $1,000 a day for the rest of his life.Campbell, 39, received his first weekly prize of $7…

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