- Mayor and IndyCar still open to race in Boston Updated: May-06-16 9:51 am
BOSTON - Boston and IndyCar officials are keeping the door open after a plan for a race in the city this year collapsed.
- Massachusetts man killed after bulldozer backs over him Updated: May-06-16 8:36 am
PHILLIPSTON, Massachusetts - A 60-year-old Winchester man was killed this week when a bulldozer backed over him while he was working at a site in central Massachusetts.
- Three-alarm blaze destroys multi-family home in Somerville Updated: May-06-16 8:34 am
SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts - One man was hospitalized with minor injuries following a heavy fire that destroyed a nine-apartment building in Somerville.
- Kerry to address 25,000 at Northeastern graduation Updated: May-06-16 12:13 am
BOSTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at Northeastern University.
- Boston museum purchases book that belonged to Anne Frank Updated: May-05-16 7:23 pm
BOSTON - A Boston museum has purchased a book that belonged to diarist Anne Frank and her older sister.
- Foes of legal pot say public misled on ballot initiative Updated: May-05-16 4:34 pm
BOSTON - Supporters of a November ballot question to legalize recreational marijuana have misled voters about its ramifications and the measure should be blocked, opponents say in a lawsuit filed with Massachusetts' highest court.
- Boston students may have been exposed to lead in water Updated: May-05-16 2:54 pm
BOSTON - Two Boston school system employees have been placed on leave while officials investigate how students at four schools may have been exposed to lead-tainted water from drinking fountains that were mistakenly turned on too soon.
- Boston firefighter responds to blaze at mother's home Updated: May-05-16 7:58 am
BOSTON - A Boston firefighter responding to a fire at his mother's home got a fright on his way to the scene when he heard a dispatcher say that someone had jumped from a second-floor window.
- Fairgrounds owner pursues horse racing after casino bid dies Updated: May-05-16 1:00 am
BOSTON - Thoroughbred horse racing is poised to return to the Brockton Fairgrounds this summer, after Massachusetts regulators rejected a bid to build a casino on the property.
- Celtics' president Ainge embracing expectation-filled summer Updated: May-04-16 4:58 pm
BOSTON - During his tenure as Celtics president, Danny Ainge has developed a reputation as deal maker that pounces on opportunities.
- Pig that attacked, injured 2 people on farm to be euthanized Updated: May-04-16 4:02 pm
TOWNSEND, Massachusetts - Authorities say a pig that attacked two people on a Massachusetts farm will be euthanized and tested for rabies.
- Boston traffic reporter comes out as a woman Updated: May-04-16 3:38 pm
BOSTON - The familiar voice coming over the radios of tens of thousands of Boston area drivers on the way to work Wednesday was the same. But the name had changed.
- Gov. Baker helps stock Boston pond with trout Updated: May-04-16 2:08 pm
BOSTON - One thousand trout have a new home in Jamaica Pond thanks to the efforts of Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, state environmental officials and local schoolchildren.
- Book Review: 'Mission Hill' by Pamela Wechsler Updated: May-04-16 12:22 pm
"Mission Hill" (Minotaur Books), by Pamela Wechsler
- Police chief who called for marathon bomber's burial retires Updated: May-04-16 7:49 am
WORCESTER, Massachusetts - The Massachusetts police chief who made national news in 2013 when he publicly pleaded for someone to step forward and bury the body of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is retiring.
- Firefighter, 18-month-old among 4 injured in Weymouth blaze Updated: May-04-16 3:33 am
WEYMOUTH, Massachusetts - Fire officials say an 18-month-old and a Weymouth firefighter were among four people hospitalized after a blaze ripped through a suburban Boston apartment complex.
- College student launches new line of dolls for boys of color Updated: May-04-16 12:45 am
WELLESLEY, Massachusetts - When Jennifer Pierre visits the toy store, she sees shelves of dolls that are mostly girls and mostly white. She wants to change that.
- Duck boat company: Driver in crash had 'exemplary' record Updated: May-03-16 7:10 pm
BOSTON - Boston Duck Tours says the driver of the amphibious sightseeing vehicle that collided with a scooter in Boston, killing a woman, had an "exemplary record" during his six years with the company.
- Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing Updated: May-03-16 3:02 pm
BOSTON - After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found.
- Review: New Spenser novel is a 5-alarm thriller Updated: May-03-16 2:41 pm
"Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Ace Atkins
- Police: Man threatened refrigerator deliverymen with gun Updated: May-03-16 2:19 pm
BOSTON - Police have arrested a Boston man they say pointed a gun at two deliverymen because he was upset that the refrigerator they were delivering was the wrong size.
- Boston humanities teacher named Teacher of the Year Updated: May-03-16 11:30 am
BOSTON - A ninth-grade humanities teacher at a Boston charter school has been named Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.
- Aging reputed mobster gets prison time for extortion scheme Updated: May-03-16 5:24 am
BOSTON - A federal court judge made an example out of an aging reputed mobster, sentencing the 74-year-old Revere man to prison time for his role in an extortion scheme.
- Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval to have surgery on left shoulder Updated: May-02-16 10:57 pm
BOSTON - Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, a $95 million free agent who lost his starting job before going on the disabled list, will have exploratory surgery on his left shoulder to determine the source of the injury.
- Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hall Updated: May-02-16 5:50 pm
BOSTON - Mayor Marty Walsh says a transgender pride flag raised Monday over Boston City Hall plaza will continue to fly until everyone is equal under the law in Massachusetts.