Bridgewater State University is naming its Institute for Social Justice after the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Police say two bottle bombs found in Duxbury mailboxes on Sunday appear to be part of a youth prank.
Salem Police say one of their officers shot a man who was armed with a knife early Tuesday morning.
A man under surveillance by the joint terrorism task force was shot and killed by law enforcement officers in Roslindale Tuesday morning.
State Senate President Stan Rosenberg says lawmakers should consider putting a nonbinding question on the 2016 ballot asking voters if they would support legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
Supporters of legalized marijuana are working to put the issue on the ballot for voters to decide in 2016.
It has traveled all over the world, but for the next four weeks a giant Buddha statue will call Abington home.
Water is flowing again but a boil order remains in effect after a massive water main break left Brockton and Whitman without water.
Discount bus company Fung Wah was unable to reclaim its Boston location, likely meaning the end of the company’s operation, a spokesman for the company said.
About a quarter of all homeless people in Boston shelters are working and many more want a job.