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Some say the case, which involves Julie Eldred, could be one of the most important cases before the Supreme Judicial Court in the past decade.
William Scaccia Jr., 49, fatally shot his 6-year-old son before taking his own life, a Massachusetts prosecutor said Friday.
When two inmates escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, it put much of the region on lockdown for weeks.
The stunning news regarding the state of Hernandez's brain complicates his story, writes Steve Almond, just as it should complicate our moral relationship to football.
Jirayut "New" Latthivongskorn said he joined the lawsuit because it "is the only one that has undocumented folks -- folks like myself who are directly affected -- front and center in the case as plaintiffs."
Many immigrants say they're too fearful to report crimes, writes Debra J. Robbin. The Massachusetts Safe Communities Act would offer them protection.
Addressing law enforcement at Boston's federal courthouse Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions' comments focused primarily on dismantling international criminal organizations like the violent MS-13 gang.
The former Patriots tight end who died by suicide while serving a life sentence for murder had the degenerative brain disease.
The suit says the city was negligent when it failed to make sure Kyzr Willis was wearing a life preserver when he went into the water.
Had Harvard stood up publicly for the importance of supporting Jones as a scholar, had administrators taken the heat, writes Janna Malamud Smith, they might have helped our country hold onto its better angels.
David Wright, of Everett, is also accused of recruiting members of a martyrdom operation that culminated with the local attack against police in 2015.
Authorities say former chemist Sonja Farak was high almost every day she went to work for eight years.
The ruling narrows the definition of the state's felony murder law, which said anyone involved in a crime in which someone is killed can be charged with first-degree murder.
Opening statements began Tuesday in the trial of Glenn Chin, a former pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center who faces second-degree murder charges.
Healey says the company "utterly failed to keep the personal information of nearly three million Massachusetts residents safe from hackers."
We'll take a closer look at the 100-mile border zone and what that means for civil liberties.
The justices said there is currently no reliable scientific test for marijuana impairment.
The Justice Department has made several changes that affect local policing and reverse measures taken under the Obama administration.
Glenn Chin is charged with second-degree murder, conspiracy and other crimes under federal racketeering law.
Fernando DaSilva, 45, has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting and raping a young girl over a period of several years.