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.
The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their community. Whether that will be enough to ensure its long-term survival remains an open question.
By MARTHA WAGGONER Associated Press
A Massachusetts chiropractor has pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion charges.
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.
Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been upgraded from "guarded" to "good" condition by his doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital as he recovers from gunshot wounds.
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.
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.
Boston police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a late night shooting that left two men dead.
Rick Porcello pitched seven strong innings for Boston to outduel Minnesota ace Jose Berrios, and the Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six straight games with a 2-0 victory over the Twins. Porcello...
The cost of a gasoline in Massachusetts is bucking historical trends and dropping as the summer driving season gets underway.
A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago.
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.
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.
Prize-winning historian Alan Brinkley, who traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century and was a popular commentator on culture and politics, has died. He was 70.
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.
Police in Massachusetts are investigating a stabbing that sent one person to the hospital with what were described as life-threatening injuries.
The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has paid a special tribute to her husband as he continues to recover from a gunshot wound in Massachusetts General Hospital.
Police in Rhode Island say a Massachusetts woman who flipped her car onto its roof after striking a home identified herself to investigating officers as Hello Kitty.
Massachusetts officials are expanding an early college initiative that allows thousands of students to study and earn college credits before they even graduate high school.
A Massachusetts man charged with carrying his ex-girlfriend into the path of an oncoming dump truck has been indicted, moving his case to Superior Court.
A bit of seat belt art is part of a new public information campaign aimed at getting young men to buckle up when they're behind the wheel.