More than five years after a Boston boy named Giovanni disappeared during a weekend visit with his father, charges against the man have been dismissed because of mental illness.
A Peabody couple is thanking an alert neighbor for preventing a holiday tragedy.
A candle was the source of a destructive fire early Friday morning at a senior housing complex in Plymouth.
A chemist at a Massachusetts drug lab accused of faking test results in criminal cases has been sentenced to three to five years in prison.
A teenager accused in a deadly hit and run last month in Middleboro is out on $10,000 bail after appearing in a Wareham courtroom on Thursday to answer charges.
A surprise visitor showed up at the court hearing of a Lynn father whose son mysteriously vanished five years ago. Giovanni Gonzales would be 10-years-old.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into the deaths of a husband and wife and their infant twin sons, all found dead in their Arlington home.
A Suffolk County grand jury returned an indictment Friday against the man accused of killing Amy Lord of South Boston last summer.
Several jurors, even though their work was done months ago, said they needed to attend the sentencing of Whitey Bulger.
Police arrested 45-year-old Michael Silvia for allegedly uploading child pornography on his home computer in Taunton.