Murder suspect Cara Rintala will remain behind bars while she awaits a new trial. The Granby woman is accused of strangling her wife in 2010. Rintala’s murder trial in March ended with a deadlocked jury. She then appealed her bail denial to the state’s highest court. The SJC denied Rintala’s appeal on Thursday. A local court conference to schedule the new trial date will be held July 11th.
The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."
A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.
Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.
Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there.