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Kevin Sweeney has agreed to plead guilty amid an investigation of overtime abuse after prosecutors said he was paid over $11,000 for hours that he did not work.
Catholics are reacting online to the grand jury report this week revealing widespread sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania.
Stewart Weldon was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on charges including murder, strangulation, rape and kidnapping.
Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said this week that judges are allowing repeat offenders to return to the streets, after a triple shooting in Mattapan.
A company that runs ski resorts in Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire has agreed to resolve child labor law violations and pay a penalty of over $21,500.
Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with NPR justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, who has been covering the trial since it started.
"The depravity of the abuse, I can't even describe my reaction to that," says James Faluszczak, one of many witnesses to testify about being abused by a priest.
After spending 32 years in prison for a murder he has long denied committing, Darrell Jones of Boston has spent the last year as a free man. But his ordeal...
Across the country, hundreds of thousands of rape kits never get tested. New Mexico has a plan to fix that. We're hearing it.
Mass. prosecutors may hold another trial for a man whose murder conviction was overturned after he spent 32-years in prison.
As On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik prepare to take over, we decided to survey our shows from the summer so far and pull out some our favorites.
The report identified 300 priests who sexually abused their victims over the course of 70 years.
For columnist and author Bruce Feiler, the message amid the Pennsylvania sexual abuse scandal is, "time's up Catholic Church, time's up Vatican."
A grand jury report released Tuesday found hundreds of Catholic priests in Pennsylvania had molested more than 1,000 children since the 1940s, and senior church officials knew.
The shooting occurred just before 10 a.m. on Deering Road.
Prosecutors have reduced charges against a woman who allegedly threatened a Walpole Times reporter.
The identities of those who cooperated with a state Senate investigation into assault allegations against Bryon Hefner, husband of former Senate President Stan Rosenberg, will remain anonymous.
The ACLU of Massachusetts says two immigration agencies coordinated to arrest immigrants married to U.S. citizens when those immigrants show up for interviews to seek legal residency.
WBUR’s Shannon Dooling and photographer Jesse Costa are reporting from Honduras and El Salvador this week. Follow along here.