Aisling Brady McCarthy had been indicted for homicide in connection with the death of a 1-year-old Cambridge girl.
Also descending on areas around campuses: city inspectors, seeking to ensure apartments are up to code.
One woman’s personal challenge to watch more films directed by women is now a two-week global celebration. Directed By Women takes place Sept. 1-15 and includes a screening at Emerson’s Bright Light Film Series.
The president is expected to speak at 4:55 p.m.
In her new collection of stories, Valerie Martin merges the inexplicable with the everyday in highly believable, often disquieting ways.
Lowell Police Superintendent William Taylor says he supports a 30-day test run of the technology and that the city is currently negotiating with the local patrolman’s union on the terms of the pilot.
An officer places his hands on a handcuffed suspect’s neck during an arrest.
Papercut Zine Library was founded just over 10 years ago as a zine lending library collective, the first of its kind in Boston. We check in with the library as they prepare to open in their new — more permanent — space.
Massachusetts added an estimated 7,200 jobs in July, the 10th straight month of gains.
Cambridge director Frederick Wiseman discusses his 2014 film “National Gallery,” his latest, “In Jackson Heights” and the sneak peak of a ballet based on his 1967 classic, “Titicut Follies.”
A 2-year-old child died, and a second foster child, a 22-month-old girl, remains hospitalized in “dire” condition.
Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to take questions from reporters at 2:30 p.m.
Gov. Charlie Baker says based on the state-funded report, he would have not been able to support the now-withdrawn bid.
The dramatic “failed predation attempt” occurred off Chatham’s Monomoy Island, in the waters off Cape Cod.
“Kinky Boots” is uncomplicated fun set to a driving disco beat, says Jeremy D. Goodwin.
In a first for the region, leaders of art house movie theaters and film festivals from Massachusetts and beyond are gathering at the Coolidge Corner Theatre to share tips, tools and to sing a little karaoke.
Peckinpah’s last Western, his final word on a genre he helped to define, is the greatest movie you almost never got a chance to see, says Sean Burns.
As “Hamilton” makes its transfer to the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway, it stands as the buzziest new show since “The Book of Mormon” and it’s already the front-runner for next spring’s Tony Awards, says Christopher Wallenberg.
Boxing has always been a storied staple of film throughout history–floating the paradigm of the American Dream realized in the toughest of all venues. Tom Meek takes a look at 10 of the best.
Did its connection to the 2012 hit “Gone Girl” propel “The Girl on the Train” to the bestseller list?
The Pioneer Institute report alleges Massachusetts officials “misled” the public and federal officials about the site’s woes.
A team of doctors from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston heads to Nepal today to aid with earthquake relief efforts.
Dr. Edward Benz, the longtime president and CEO of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will retire next year.
The move comes less than a month after a judge rejected a deal that would have allowed Partners to acquire South Shore and two other local hospitals, saying it wasn’t in the public interest.
Dr. Michael Davidson was remembered both for his skills as a surgeon and his rich personal life.
Jean Yang, who oversaw the problematic launch of the Connector’s new website, will depart the agency next Friday.
Assuming a three-month growing cycle, the storefront in Salem could begin selling marijuana in April. However, the plants must first undergo a series of safety tests, and the state will continue to inspect the company’s business plans.
The deadline is Tuesday for those who want to be covered on the first of the year.
The patient’s release and current condition are not a threat to anyone else, MGH officials said.
Marylou Sudders is the state’s former mental health commissioner.
The ACLU is asking the state’s highest court to dismiss tens of thousands of criminal convictions tied to former state chemist Annie Dookhan, who admitted to tampering with evidence.
Now-indicted former state chemist Annie Dookhan was by far the Hinton lab’s most productive chemist. We look at the data behind her output.
When a number of Massachusetts communities were on lockdown following the Marathon Bombings, some suburban moms gained a new understanding of the fear their inner-city counterparts live with all the time.
NPR is partnering with member station WBUR to expand “Here & Now” to two hours. It will also add a co-host, Jeremy Hobson, who currently hosts the Marketplace Morning Report.
Above: WBUR’s Deb Becker interviews Massachusetts ACLU Director Matthew Segal in March of 2013. The American Civil Liberties Union says the drug lab crisis shows that pressure was put on chemist Annie Dookhan and others to help prosecute drug cases. The ACLU has filed a brief with the state Supreme Judicial Court as it reviews […]
The Supreme Judicial Court is expected to review a case that challenges the way the state is handling criminal cases related to the drug lab crisis.
“We’ve moved away from it being one rogue chemist to a lab that had insufficient practices, policies and protocols — to an extent that leads us to believe that there are more cases that are going to be compromised than those signed off on by Annie Dookhan.”
“Most of these cases have accompanying charges of violence. No district attorney in Massachusetts is going to have somebody spend one more day in jail because of a case where Dookhan was primary chemist and the only charges were drug charges. I believe its my duty and obligation to review these cases one at a time.”
The board would oversee all criminal forensic services in Massachusetts.