Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot was the inspector general for the 104th Fighter Wing and had had more than 2,300 flight hours of experience.
The Obama administration identifies the freed hostage as Peter Theo Curtis of Massachusetts.
A Lowell police officer has been charged with drunken driving in a crash early Saturday morning that killed a Lawrence man.
Investigators determined a short circuit caused the fatal fire at a triple-decker in Brighton Thursday.
Corey Griffin died early Saturday morning after diving off the top of the Juice Guys building and into Nantucket harbor.
The boys spent three months in a neo-natal intensive care unit, and then several more months gaining strength at home.
“I was in the shower when he was peeping through my bedroom window,” the woman told WBZ-TV.
The pair were walking around Jamaica Pond on Friday evening when the dog was scared by an unusual noise and ran away.
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Joanna Leigh was reunited with her missing service dog.
Chancellor Mike Collins and Dr. Robert Brown are personal friends of the late Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci.