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Three people were shot, one fatally, in Mission Hill as a high school basketball game was getting out.
The trial of three former corrections officers continued with a visit to the cell where Joshua Messier died.
Massachusetts U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are calling for fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken, of Minnesota, to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
Five years after his son, Daniel, was killed in the Sandy Hook School Shooting, Mark Barden joins us to discuss gun control legislation and the loss of his son.
As police violence against black men and men of color has come into the national spotlight, we seldom hear how women of color are affected by police violence and sexual...
Unlike legal action at the state level, these suits would seek damages that would go directly to the communities.
Three guards from Bridgewater State Hospital are in court facing involuntary manslaughter charges after the death of a patient there in 2009.
A conference for police officers to discuss ideas on treating addiction and helping addicts before they are arrested met in Boston this week.
A Gloucester man was arrested and charged with improper disposal of waste and illegally harvesting a tuna out of season after authorities found a 400-pound headless tuna in the woods.
The couple tried to buy a wedding cake from the baker in 2012 but were turned away because the baker said same-sex marriages conflict with his religious beliefs.
Ron Sullivan of Harvard Law School says he hopes the Legislature will focus on a few key areas of criminal justice reform, including bail reform and mandatory minimum sentences.
The chief justice of the Massachusetts Trial Court recently told prosecutors that she fears allowing fentanyl and carfentanil into courtrooms puts lawyers, jurors and defendants at risk even when the...
John Hockenberry left his WNYC show "The Takeaway" in August.
Mass. state senators returned from their holiday break for a formal session Monday to address sexual assault and influence pedaling allegations against Bryon Hefner, the husband of Senate President Stan...
The latest on the allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment against the husband of Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg.
Police Superintendent Kerry Gilpin said Friday that former Essex County District Attorney Kevin Burke will lead the probe and report his findings back to state police.
President Trump has long referred to the case as a reason for building a wall between the United States and Mexico.
Cyntoia Brown has been incarcerated since 2004 after getting a life sentence for killing a man she says hired her for sex when she was 16.
For the second time this year, prosecutors are dismissing thousands of drug convictions because of misconduct by a former state chemist.
Stan Rosenberg's husband, Bryon Hefner, allegedly sexually assaulted and harassed several men, including some with business before the Legislature.