A federal judge has ruled that a former western Massachusetts police chief charged with stealing more than $100,000 from a holiday toy fund and cheating the town into paying for his family’s cellphone service will face two separate trials.
Mohegan Sun is suing Massachusetts gambling regulators over their decision to award the Boston-area casino license to a rival.
A report issued Tuesday says Darryl Dookhran fled from police attempting to stop him in Dorchester under suspicion that he was carrying a gun. He fired a gun, hitting one officer before officers returned fire, killing him.
An East Bridgewater mother is asking state lawmakers to criminalize a synthetic hallucinogen she says killed her 15-year-old daughter after she used it just once.
Ritcher Baez is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of 40-year-old Pippin Roe.
Judge George O’Toole Jr. on Tuesday began questioning another 20 prospective jurors in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Brown University has sanctioned two fraternities for holding unregistered parties last fall, including one where two students reported drinking alcoholic punch laced with a date-rape drug.
Eastern Massachusetts authorities say two police officers shot a man to death and found a woman fatally stabbed in what appeared to be a domestic dispute.
A Boston city worker has been fired after participating in a protest that tied up morning rush-hour traffic Thursday on Interstate 93 north and south of Boston.
A man who had been sought almost three years in the Boston Theater District killing of a 22-year-old Army veteran has been arrested in the Dominican Republic.
A group of Boston taxi drivers is suing the city, saying officials have violated their rights by allowing online ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate without following the same rules taxis do.
A former Massachusetts prosecutor who authorities say sold confidential law enforcement to his drug supplier to feed his oxycodone habit has been sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty.
Rep. Colleen Garry has filed legislation that proposes making it a felony to block highways.