Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region's great white sharks following last year's two attacks on humans.
A person familiar with the decision says Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline his player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent. A five-time All-Star, the 33-year-old Horford joins point...
The federal government says two species of herring are not at risk of going extinct, and will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act.
Rhode Island's House speaker has explained to lawmakers what's in the budget and why, answering several of their questions about the planned increase in medical marijuana dispensaries.
A Rhode Island businessman facing federal securities fraud charges is accused of misusing some of the taxpayer funds he obtained from the state of Connecticut to purchase a car for his daughter.
A Massachusetts chiropractor has pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion charges.
Police say the passenger in a car that struck a tree in Rhode Island has died and the driver has been charged.
A Massachusetts woman whose 9-month-old son was bitten by a 5-foot long snake that slithered into the family's kitchen says the boy was completely unfazed by the ordeal, until his parents panicked.
Police in Massachusetts are looking for two men, one of whom they say faked a heart attack while his accomplice hopped over the counter of a convenience store to steal money from the register.
The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has cleared the way for Cranston mayor and former Republican candidate for governor Allan Fung to become a part-time radio talk show host.
Rhode Island State Police have arrested seven people in connection with a pair of gang-related shootings at Providence nightclubs that injured three people.
A Boston-based consumer watchdog group is reminding parents of the dangers of classic summertime toys like baby pools, high-powered water guns and inflatable pool rings.
A Massachusetts man who authorities say tried to kill his sister and brother-in-law by cutting their throats has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison.
Rhode Island police have arrested a man they say stabbed a panhandler to death on a Providence street.
Boston police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a late night shooting that left two men dead.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has dropped another 4 cents in the past week.
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources has extended the deadline for public comment on changes to regulations for using fuel from felled trees as a source of renewable energy.
A former Republican candidate for governor of Rhode Island has asked the state Ethics Commission for an advisory opinion on whether he can take a second job as a talk radio host while also being a mayor.
Abortion opponents, many wearing red shirts, protested outside the Massachusetts Statehouse ahead of a public hearing on bills that would expand access to the procedure.
A registered sex offender who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and to sending sexually explicit text messages and images to a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Rhode Island is identifying and marking sites around the state that have historical ties to slavery.
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new app that helps users relive the 1969 launch of the Apollo 11 mission.
A Providence College sophomore says in a lawsuit the school failed to investigate and protect her from being sexually harassed and assaulted by a male student she calls a "predator."
Police in Massachusetts are investigating a stabbing that sent one person to the hospital with what were described as life-threatening injuries.