The victim, Richard Silva, 64, formerly of Lowell, was serving a 9 to 10 year sentence for assaulting a child.
Investigators are trying to determine if the death of a woman in Princeton early Tuesday morning is a homicide or an accident.
A bullet is to blame for the death of a man police originally thought had died of a pre-existing medical condition.
Massachusetts General Hospital has settled a lawsuit with the family of an 89-year-old man who died in January of 2010, when nurses did not answer the call to an alarm on the man’s cardiac monitor.
Police are investigating the death of an infant in Mansfield.
Massachusetts lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a legislation banning the sale of synthetic recreational drugs known as “bath salts.”
Kara Kennedy, the only daughter of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, has died.
The death of a three-year-old boy in Weymouth appears to be the result of a tragic accident, according to investigators.
Many parents are wondering how to talk with their children about Osama bin Laden’s death, especially when the story is everywhere.
A second man has died after a salmonella outbreak that has sickened dozens of people and may be linked to a Rhode Island bakery.