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Manuel and Patricia Oliver will unveil an art installation near the headquarters of Smith & Wesson, which manufactured the assault-style weapon that was used to kill their son.
Boston serves as a cornerstone for many aspiring comedians, in part because audiences here have a reputation for being more easy-going than tougher audiences in New York City.
The court says the Department of Correction overstepped its authority by using dogs to search prison visitors for drugs without allowing public to weigh in.
The "Fearless Girl" statue near Wall Street that has become a global symbol of female can-do business spirit will be moved from her spot facing the "Charging Bull" to a...
Former first lady Barbara Bush's death this week is felt deeply in Kennebunkport, Maine, where the Bush family spent their summers.
Co-owner Kai Grant says the neighborhood has been targeted by vandals before but this is the first time it has had racial tones.
Advocates say students at the UMass system's only majority-minority campus should not be forced to compete with UMass Amherst peers as a result of the flagship's purchase of Mount Ida's...
If you're looking for it to feel like spring, you'll have to wait until at least this weekend. It might even snow a bit in some places. But, Dave Epstein...
The game is: finding out what patients can afford using multiple prescriptions.
News reports of Mount Ida’s closure have focused on the business ethics of the acquisition and the academic fate of students, writes Christopher John Stephens. What about the faculty and...
The death of Sean Gannon, a Yarmouth K-9 officer who was fatally shot while serving an arrest warrant, has again raised the issue in Massachusetts.
Sean Gannon was fatally shot while serving a warrant in Barnstable last week. He was 32.
Another previously hidden perk for Massachusetts State Police troopers has been revealed -- a $40 per diem for troopers driving their own cars to Logan Airport.
Implementing a massive criminal justice reform law signed last week will cost the state an estimated $15 million this fiscal year and as much as $40 million next year, according...
Across the country and New England, people are remembering Barbara Bush, the former first lady who died Tuesday at age 92.
The gang known has become President Trump’s symbol of what’s wrong with illegal immigration. The criminal case in Boston is the largest in the country against MS-13.
It won't be 60 degrees this afternoon, but with the sunshine, lack of rain and temperatures in the lower 50s, it will feel more like spring. But temperatures tomorrow will...
The Supreme Judicial Court stayed the effect of the ruling for 60 days, leaving the ban in place to give legislators time to regulate the ownership of stun guns.
WBUR's Martha Bebinger and Bruce Gellerman were at the Boston Marathon Monday. They talked to both runners, and spectators, for today's Morning Edition.
Monday's Boston Marathon had some of the worst weather conditions anyone can remember and it produced a few surprising results. WBUR's Alex Ashlock covered the marathon, and joined Morning Edition...